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State Tipoffs Involving Georgia Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 69 items )  

AGCO Invests Significantly in Fendt N.A. and Doubles Fendt Dealership Locations
DULUTH, Georgia, Aug. 27 -- AGCO, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, issued the following news release: AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, continues to invest significantly in FendtTM North America by doubling Fendt dealer locations in the past year while introducing a row crop-friendly tractor and the MOMENTUMTM planter. With the launch of the revolutionary Fendt IDEALTM combine in   more

Artists Mildred Thompson and Theaster Gates Headline Spelman College Museum of Fine Arts 2019/2020 Exhibition Series
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 27 -- Spelman College issued the following news release: Spelman College Museum of Fine Art is proud to announce that it will launch its exhibition season with "Mildred Thompson: The Atlanta Years, 1986 - 2003," on view Wednesday, Sept. 11, through Saturday, Dec. 7. "As the Museum races toward its 25th anniversary in 2021, it is focused on honoring its mission to inspire and enrich communities through art by and about women of the African Diaspora," said Andrea Barnwell   more

Augusta University's Economic Impact on State Exceeds $2 Billion
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 [TNSresearch] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: Augusta University is proving to be good medicine for Georgia's economy. The university, including Augusta University Health, has contributed $2.39 billion to the state's economy in the fiscal year 2018, according to a recent report from the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. Augusta accounts for more than 21,000 jobs statewide, which help th  more

Augusta University: Disaster Medicine Expert Will Lead Medical College of Georgia's Center of Operational Medicine
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Augusta University issued the following news release: Dr. A. Alejandro Baez, a disaster medicine expert who helped coordinate the international response to the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake and co-founded the Harvard Operational Medicine Institute, is the new director of the Center of Operational Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. Baez, who is trained in both emergency medicine and trauma critical care, joined the center, part of   more

Augusta University: Tiny RNA Provides Big Protection After Heart Attack
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Aug. 27 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: Heart muscle can continue to die even after restoring blood following a heart attack, and scientists have new evidence that one way to help it live is by boosting levels of a tiny RNA that helped the heart form. In their mouse model of this ischemia/reperfusion injury of the heart, they've found they can reduce heart muscle death 40 percent by giving a manmade version of the microRNA miR322,  more

Center for Cancer Research & Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University Awarded $10.6 Million From NIH
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Clark Atlanta University issued the following news release: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) July 30, 2019 awarded a $10.6 million renewal grant to the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University (CAU). This award represents the culmination of a year-long collective effort by many individuals within CCRTD. The $10.6   more

Clark Atlanta University Leader Announces Plans to Retire
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Clark Atlanta University issued the following news release: Clark Atlanta University Interim President Lucille H. Mauge today announced her plans to retire from the institution by the end of the year. Ms. Mauge was appointed Interim President and Chief Operations Officer of Clark Atlanta University by the Board of Trustees in January 2019. In accepting the role, she became the first woman to lead the institution since Atlanta University (founded in 1865) and Clark C  more

CNN is #1 in Prime Time in August in Key Demo 25-54
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 27 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: CNN was #1 in cable news in prime time in August, topping both MSNBC and Fox in the key demographic adults 25-54. During weekday prime time (M-F, 8-11pm), CNN was the most-watched in cable news with 484k, Fox followed 454k and MSNBC had 275k among adults 25-54. In M-Su prime time (8-11pm), CNN was top-rated with 400k, Fox had 382k and MSNBC posted 22  more

Desmond Dennis Joins Kilpatrick Townsend in Atlanta
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, a law firm, issued the following news release: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Desmond Dennis as an associate in the firm's Atlanta office. He joins the Labor & Employment Team in the firm's Litigation Department. Mr. Dennis focuses his practice on labor and employment law. He advises and defends employers in labor and employment matters including FLSA compliance, employee handbook audits, Title VII   more

Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute Lung Cancer SPORE Awards Pilot Grants
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 22 -- Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute issued the following news release: Four Winship investigators have been named the inaugural recipients of pilot grants funded by the Winship Lung Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE). Each pilot grant provides $50,000 per year to support projects focused on career enhancement or developmental research. Led by Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD and Haian Fu, PhD, the five-year, $9.7 million Lung Cancer SPORE gra  more

Emory University-Woodruff Health Sciences Center: Nationwide Clinical Research Program to Improve Population Health Reports on Early Progress
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 30 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: The National Institutes of Health's historic All of Us Research Program released initial summary data from thousands of participants and reported considerable progress in its mission to advance precision medicine. Program leaders recently shared news of the initiative in a recent article in The New England Journal of Medicine. Emory University, a part of the p  more

Georgia A.G. Carr Issues Statement on Service of Isakson in Senate
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr issued the following statement regarding the service of Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, in the Senate: "I cannot express my appreciation deeply enough to Senator Johnny Isakson for his service to our state and his friendship to me and Joan. Johnny is a shining example of how to be successful professionally, politically and personally. "I will be forever grateful that he was willing to take a chance on me in 2004 and that he has  more

Georgia A.G. Carr: Opioid Litigation Accepted Into Business Case Division in Gwinnett Superior Court
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr issued the following news release: Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that The Metro Atlanta Business Case Division Judges Committee has granted a motion to transfer the State's opioid litigation to the Business Case Division in Gwinnett County Superior Court. "As we continue our multi-pronged fight against the opioid epidemic, we are pleased our lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors has been transferred   more

Georgia Department of Labor: Bartow County Makes Gains in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County set records in July for labor force and employed residents. At the same time, the unemployment rate dropped for the month, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local communities in July, a mo  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Carroll County Adds to Labor Force in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Carroll County set a record in July for employed residents. Meanwhile, Carroll also saw annual gains in labor force and a drop in its unemployment rate, preliminary numbers showed. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also evident in July in our lo  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Central Savannah River Posts Positive Annual Numbers for July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Central Savannah River region kept its unemployment rate steady in July. At the same time, the 13-county region posted annual gains in employed residents. New unemployment claims were down versus July 2018, preliminary numbers showed. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Ge  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Coastal Georgia Lowers Rate in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Coastal Georgia region lowered its unemployment rate in July. The 10-county Coastal Georgia region also posted annual growth in unemployment claims, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local communiti  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Georgia Mountains Sets Records in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Georgia Mountains region set records for labor force and employed residents in July. Georgia Mountains also saw the unemployment rate fall across the 13-county region, according to preliminary numbers. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also   more

Georgia Department of Labor: Gordon County Adds to Labor Force in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Gordon County added to its labor force in July. Gordon also posted an increase in the number of employed residents in July, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local communities in July, a month that saw   more

Georgia Department of Labor: Gordon County Adds to Labor Force in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Gordon County added to its labor force in July. Gordon also posted an increase in the number of employed residents in July, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local communities in July, a month that saw   more

Georgia Department of Labor: Haralson County Makes Gains in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Haralson County gained employed residents and added to its labor force in July. At the same time, Haralson posted an annual increase in employed residents and lowered the unemployment rate, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Heart of Georgia Adds to Labor Force in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Heart of Georgia region saw a rise in its labor force in July. Preliminary results showed the 17-county area also saw its annual number of initial claims decrease in July. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local communities   more

Georgia Department of Labor: Middle Georgia Lowers Rate in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Middle Georgia region saw its unemployment rate decrease in July. The 11-county area also posted an annual increase in employed residents, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local communities in July  more

Georgia Department of Labor: NE Georgia Posts Strong July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Northeast Georgia region grew its labor force and added employed residents in July. The 12-county area also saw its unemployment rate fall in July, according to preliminary numbers. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also evident in July in ou  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Newton County Gains Ground in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Newton County set a record in July for employed residents. Newton also saw its unemployment rate fall and the number of people in its labor force increase in July, preliminary numbers showed. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also evident in Jul  more

Georgia Department of Labor: NW Georgia Makes Gains in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Northwest region added to its workforce and number of employed residents in July. Preliminary results showed that the 15-county area saw its unemployment rate climb for the month. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also evident in July in our   more

Georgia Department of Labor: Polk County Lowers Rate in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Polk County saw its unemployment rate decrease in July. Polk also saw its labor force and employed residents slightly decrease for the month, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local communities in July  more

Georgia Department of Labor: River Valley Lowers Rate in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the River Valley region saw its unemployment rate decrease in July. The 16-county region also posted an annual decrease in the number of initial claims filed, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local co  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Rockdale Makes Gains in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Rockdale County set a record in July for employed residents. Rockdale also saw its unemployment rate fall again and its labor force grow, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also evident in July in our local communities w  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Southern Georgia Adds to Labor Force in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Southern Georgia region added to its labor force and added employed residents in July. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate slightly increased, preliminary numbers for the 18-county region showed. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also evident in  more

Georgia Department of Labor: SW Georgia Lowers Rate in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Southwest Georgia region saw its unemployment rate decrease in July. The 14-county area also posted an increase in employed residents for the month, preliminary numbers show. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in our local communiti  more

Georgia Department of Labor: Three Rivers Gains in July
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Three Rivers region set a new record for employed residents in July. Preliminary results showed the 10-county area also posted an increase in labor force and a drop in its unemployment rate. "Georgia continues to perform well in terms of jobs, claims and other data I'm seeing," said Butler. "Georgia's strong economy was also clear in o  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp, Dept. of Community Affairs Announce $41 Million in Grants to 59 Communities
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 30 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: On August 29, 2019, Governor Brian Kemp announced that fifty-nine Georgia communities will receive a total of $41 million in federal assistance to help grow their local economies. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated the funding to Georgia's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which is administered by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). "Th  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp, First Lady's Statements on Senator Isakson's Resignation
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Following Senator Johnny Isakson's statement regarding his resignation from the U.S. Senate, effective December 31, 2019, Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp issue the following statements: "No one embodies the heart and soul of Georgia more than Johnny Isakson," said Governor Kemp. "Our state and country have been immeasurably blessed by his leadership in the Georgia General Assembly, U  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp, State School Superintendent Richard Woods Lead Effort on Education Standards
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: The State of Georgia is beginning a citizen-led, student focused effort to review and revise the academic standards used in Georgia's K-12 public schools, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today. These efforts, undertaken by the Office of the Governor in partnership with the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and State School Superintendent Richard Woods, will address the English Language Arts (E  more

Georgia Institute of Technology: Office of the Arts - Introducing New Director Aaron Shackelford
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 30 -- Georgia Institute of Technology issued the following news: Georgia Tech's Office of the Arts is excited to announce the arrival of its new director, Aaron Shackelford, who joins the Tech community from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His arrival coincides with the start of a new season of Arts@Tech performances in the newly renovated Ferst Center for the Arts, which kicks off during Family Weekend on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at 8 p.m. Promoting student voi  more

Georgia Lt. Gov. Duncan Announces Task Force on Healthcare Access and Cost
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the Task Force on Healthcare Access and Cost. The group will pinpoint improvements that can be made to tackle the cost and access burdens to healthcare across Georgia. Specially, the Task Force will evaluate: 1) price transparency and other free market solutions; 2) data and technology utilization; and 3) employer innovation. Duncan will chair the group, w  more

Georgia Lt. Gov. Duncan Issues Statement on Georgia Sen. Isakson Upcoming Resignation
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, R-Georgia, issued the following statement regarding the upcoming resignation of Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson: "Over the course of his career, Senator Isakson consistently put Georgians first and embodied what it means to be a workhorse and not a show horse in Washington. "He built the Republican Party of Georgia from the ground up, and I am so thankful for his conservative leadership. "His commitment to our Georgia values is something every  more

Georgia Municipal Association's Marci Rubensohn Joins Holland & Knight's Government Advocacy Team
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- Holland and Knight, a law firm, issued the following news release: Former deputy director of Georgia Municipal Association has joined Holland & Knight as a senior policy advisor and member of the firm's Georgia Government Advocacy Team. "Marci is a great addition to our team," said Robert Highsmith, head of the firm's Georgia Government Advocacy Team. "Her clients include market leaders in numerous areas, including transportation, and she is incredibly adept at hel  more

Georgia Secretary of State Raffensperger Announces Second 'She Leads' Financial Seminar
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The Georgia Secretary of State issued the following news release: As part of his ongoing financial literacy platform, Secretary Raffensperger is pleased to announce the second "She Leads" program, which will take place in Tifton, Georgia on September 20, 2019. "It is truly my honor to host these seminars," said Raffensperger. "I believe it is my duty to encourage Georgians on their journey to financial literacy and I am grateful we can provide this no-cost curricul  more

Georgia Southern University Professors Mentor Students at Boys & Girls Club of Statesboro, Enhance STEM Literacy With Weeklong Study
STATESBORO, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: Georgia Southern University College of Education (COE) faculty members Shelli Casler-Failing, Ph.D., and Alma Stevenson, Ph.D., worked with students at the Boys and Girls Club of Statesboro this summer to enhance their STEM literacy skills. From July 8 through 12, Casler-Failing and Stevenson spent four hours daily implementing an in-depth science unit on water quality with rising fourth- through sev  more

Georgia State Sen. Wilkinson: First Meeting of Senate Study Committee on Reducing Georgia's Cost of Doing Business
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 26 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. John Wilkinson, R-Toccoa: Sen. John Wilkinson (R - Toccoa) will host the first meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Reducing Georgia's Cost of Doing Business Thursday, August 29, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in room 450 at the Georgia State Capitol. The Senate Study Committee on Reducing Georgia's Cost of Doing Business has 15 members who are tasked with reviewing the current legal cl  more

Georgia State University: College of Education & Human Development Receives $1.2 Million Grant to Support Teacher Training
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Georgia State University's College of Education & Human Development (CEHD), Clayton County Public Schools and Curriculum Associates will work together on a new $1.2 million grant program to support Clayton County middle school teachers implementing the county's math curriculum in their classrooms. CEHD faculty and doctoral students will collaborate with master teachers and coaches to provide supplemental s  more

Greenberg Traurig: John Richards to Speak at Texas General Counsel Forum's Event: 'The Role of the GC in the #MeToo Era'
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 26 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release: John R. Richards, a shareholder in the Atlanta office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Texas General Counsel Forum's 3rd Quarterly Event titled, "The Role of the GC in the #MeToo Era" on August 28 in Houston. Richards, a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Practice, and Marjorie Clifton, Principal of Clifton Consulting LLC, will discuss the current state of the #MeToo   more

Greenberg Traurig: Lori Cohen Named to 2019 Benchmark Litigation's Top 10 Women in Litigation
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release: Lori G. Cohen, co-chair of the Global Litigation Practice of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was selected as one of the "Top 10 Women in Litigation" by the 2019 Benchmark Litigation guide. According to Benchmark Litigation's website, while their team focuses on the leading Top 250 female litigators across the Americas, they also recognize a separate but elite group of leading lawyers who have been nominated   more

Gulfstream Announces Order From National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration
SAVANNAH, Georgia, Aug. 26 -- Gulfstream Aerospace, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, issued the following news release: * * * - Gulfstream G550 Will Join Hurricane Hunter Fleet * * * Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has established a contract for a Gulfstream G550(TM). The aircraft will support NOAA's weather forecasting and research programs. "Gulfstream has been providing aircraft to the U.S. government for more than 50  more

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Introduces Recall Clarity Helping Automakers Identify, Locate and Contact Current Owners of Recalled Vehicles
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 27 -- LexisNexis issued the following news release: * * * - Recall Notification Uses Proprietary Linking Technology to Correct Disparities Among Hard-to-Find Secondary Market Vehicle Owners * * * LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions, a leading provider of data, analytics, and technology for automakers and insurers, today announced the launch of LexisNexis(R) Recall Clarity, a solution that assists auto manufacturers in the owner identification process for safety-related recall  more

Lisa Armistead Appointed Dean of Georgia State University's New Graduate School
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 27 -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Lisa Armistead, associate provost for graduate programs at Georgia State University, has been appointed the inaugural dean of the university's Graduate School, established as part of strategic efforts to expand and strengthen graduate and professional programs at the institution. Armistead has led the university's graduate program initiatives since 2014. The school will coordinate university-level policie  more

Manheim Adds Personalized Vehicle Inventory for Dealers to Manheim Market Report Valuation Tool
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- Manheim, a provider of vehicle remarketing services, issued the following news release: With growing margin compression and uncertainty in the market, dealers increasingly need to leverage smart technology to make the best buying and selling decisions. To help dealers accomplish this, Manheim is introducing personalized vehicle suggestions within its widely used Manheim Market Report (MMR) valuation tool. These suggestions are driven by M LOGICa, a suite of advanced  more

Manheim Bids Farewell to Nick Peluso After a Distinguished 30-Year Career
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- Manheim, a provider of vehicle remarketing services, issued the following news release: Manheim today announced that Nick Peluso, president of Manheim Digital, will retire from the company on December 31. It marks the close of a remarkable career in the automotive industry that has spanned three decades, including strategic leadership positions in sales, marketing, vehicle portfolio management, and most recently, at Manheim Digital. "Nick has been a true visionary   more

Manheim Provides Another Boost to Buyer Confidence With Flat Rate Pricing for Automatic Inspections
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 26 -- Manheim, a provider of vehicle remarketing services, issued the following news release: To increase dealer confidence in purchasing decisions within the wholesale used vehicle marketplace, Manheim is introducing flat-rate pricing for automatic post-sale inspections, providing dealers a hassle-free way to reduce their risks and help ensure vehicles bought at auction are in the expected condition. The new program enables dealers to automatically receive inspections f  more

Manse Jennings of SunMark Bank Hawkinsville Named to Central Georgia Technical College Board of Directors
WARNER ROBINS, Georgia, Aug. 21 -- Central Georgia Technical College issued the following news: Central Georgia Technical College's (CGTC) Board of Directors recently welcomed its newest member, Manse Jennings, of Hawkinsville, Ga. Jennings, chairman of SunMark Community Bank, joins the Board with an established reputation in Hawkinsville, the service area his position represents. During the early 80s, following graduation from Georgia Southern with a Bachelor's of Science in Physics, Jenning  more

Middle Georgia State University Appoints New Deans of Schools of Arts & Letters and Business
MACON, Georgia, Aug. 26 -- Middle Georgia State University issued the following news: Middle Georgia State University (MGA) has appointed Dr. Mary Wearn as dean of the new School of Arts & Letters and Dr. Stephen Morse as dean of the School of Business. Their appointments come as MGA introduces a new academic organizational structure to help strengthen efforts to create smaller, supportive communities of students, faculty, and others within the University as a whole. Wearn joined MGA in 2004   more

National Republican Senatorial Committee Issues Statement on Georgia Democrat Senate Candidate
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following statement by spokesperson Nathan Brand: "The path to a socialist agenda will not run through Georgia, but the growing and contentious Democratic senate primary field didn't get the memo.," "Failed business executive and former Stacey Abrams' sidekick Sarah Riggs Amico joins a primary contest that has embraced an extreme and out-of-touch agenda that stands in sharp contrast to David Perdue's positive record  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving SG Ansley at Roberts Lake
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Aug. 30 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2325): In the Matter of Notification by SG Ansley at Roberts Lake, LLC, 3050 Peachtree Road NW, Suite 460, Atlanta, Georgia 30305, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Ansley at Roberts Lake Apartments in Buncombe County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision BY THE COMMISSION: On August 19, 2019, SG Ansley at Roberts Lake,   more

Ogletree Deakins Grows Employment Litigation Practice in Kansas City
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- Ogletree Deakins, a law firm, issued the following news release: Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, bolstered its employment litigation practice with the additions of Shelley Ericsson and Claudia Tran as shareholder and associate, respectively. Ericsson comes to Ogletree Deakins from Armstrong Teasdale LLP, and Tran joins from Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace, & Bauer LLP. "Employers in Kansas City and the s  more

Ogletree Deakins Named in BTI Most Recommended Law Firms 2019 Report
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- Ogletree Deakins, a law firm, issued the following news release: Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm is listed in the "highly recommended law firms" category of the BTI Most Recommended Law Firms 2019 report. According to the report, the highly recommended firms were recognized by corporate counsel for superior client service, demonstrating a culture driven by client focus  more

Ogletree Deakins Wins International Legal Technology Association's Transformation Project of the Year Award
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 26 -- Ogletree Deakins, a law firm, issued the following news release: Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has won the International Legal Technology Association's (ILTA) Transformation Project of the Year Award for the firm's chatbot KARLOS. KARLOS, which stands for Knowledge And Resource Locator for Ogletree Systems, is a chatbot developed to efficiently answer firm employees' frequently asked questions. The bot   more

Perdue Southeast D.C. Associates Partner With United Way and Second Harvest Food Bank To Help Feed Georgia Families In Effingham County
SALISBURY, Maryland, Aug. 27 -- Perdue Farms issued the following news release: Perdue associates from the company's distribution center in Rincon, Ga., recently joined the United Way of the Coastal Empire and America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia to feed more than 300 Effingham County families at a mobile food pantry. Perdue associates joined volunteers from Lineage Logistics to hand out pre-packed boxes of food prepared by America's Second Harvest during the distribution at Springfield  more

Research, Sponsored Activity Awards Top $1 Billion at Georgia Institute of Technology
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 26 -- Georgia Institute of Technology issued the following news: Research, economic development and other sponsored activities at Georgia Tech passed a significant milestone during the fiscal year that concluded on June 30, recording more than a billion dollars in new grants, contracts and other awards. The record amount comes from federal government agencies, companies, private organizations, the state of Georgia and other sources. The growth in new awards for sponsored  more

Shepherd Receives University of Georgia Climate Communications Prize
ATHENS, Georgia, Aug. 30 -- The University of Georgia issued the following news: By Alan Flurry The American Geophysical Union has awarded its 2019 Climate Communications Prize to Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Geography at the University of Georgia. The award for recognition of the communications of climate science is among the Class of 2019 Union honorees announced Aug. 22. An international nonprofit scientific association  more

Shocks Put Economy On Lowered Growth Path, Despite Expected Federal Reserve Cuts Georgia State University: Shocks Put Economy On Lowered Growth Path, Despite Expected Federal Reserve Cuts
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 [TNSresearch] -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Trade tensions, a reduction in business investment and an earlier than usual presidential election swoon are contributing to a lowered growth path for 2020-21, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's Robinson College of Business. "Economic growth will take an oscillatory path, known as transition economics, to reach this lower level," Dhawan  more

Spelman College Announces New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- Spelman College issued the following news release: Dawn Alston, who has had a 20-year career at Spelman College, has been appointed chief financial officer and vice president for business and financial affairs, effective Sept. 1. In her new role, Alston will preside over the Division of Business and Financial Affairs. She will succeed Robert "Danny" Flanigan Jr., who will continue in his role as treasurer and assume the new title of chief investment officer. "Dawn  more

Stolen Son: A CNN Freedom Project Documentary
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 28 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: Persecuted in Myanmar, forced to seek refuge in neighboring Bangladesh and then exploited and trafficked to places unknown. That's the reality for many Rohingya Muslims living in Cox's Bazar - now the world's largest refugee camp accommodating nearly one million people - as they are targeted by human traffickers and lured from the refugee camp with f  more

Ten Students Enroll at University of Maine in New Pathways to NROTC Program
ORONO, Maine, Aug. 26 -- The University of Maine issued the following news release: Ten first-year students from five states are enrolled at the University of Maine this fall in the new Pathways to NROTC program. The students from California, Georgia, Virginia, New York and Massachusetts were selected from among 77 applicants nationwide for their academic qualifications, demonstrated leadership, and interest in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.  more

Transcript of Media Conference Call With ACC Network Analysts Jon Beason, Tim Hasselbeck
BRISTOL, Connecticut, Aug. 26 -- ACC Network, a part of ESPN, issued the following news release: ACC Network analysts Jon Beason and Tim Hasselbeck spoke with the media Monday morning previewing ACC football ahead of Week 1. Hasselbeck will serve as the game analyst for Georgia Tech at Clemson on Thursday, Aug. 29 (8 p.m. ET, ACC Network) and Virginia at Pitt on Saturday, Aug. 31 (7:30 p.m. ET, ACC Network), while Beason will anchor All ACC Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 27 (8 p.m. ET, ACC Network).   more

Troutman Sanders Advises Loyal Trust Bank in De Novo Charter Approval
ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 27 -- Troutman Sanders, a law firm, issued the following news release: Troutman Sanders LLP is advising Loyal Trust Bank (in organization) in connection with its organization, equity offering, and regulatory applications, and, on August 23, 2019, the organization received conditional approvals from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. Loyal Trust Bank (in organization) is only the second bank charter to be approved i  more

United Egg Producers: Egg and Poultry Industries Welcome Announcement of Japan Trade Agreement
JOHNS CREEK, Georgia, Aug. 26 -- United Egg Producers, an agriculture cooperative, issued the following news release: U.S. poultry and egg organizations welcome the announcement of a trade agreement between the United States and Japan, an achievement that stands to benefit our industry. "Frozen chicken, turkey and processed egg products will receive favorable tariff reductions enabling our products to compete more effectively with those of countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership," the USA P  more

University of Georgia College of Public Health Researchers Use Modeling to Help Rural Communities Eat More Fruits, Veggies
ATHENS, Georgia, Aug. 26 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The University of Georgia College of Public Health issued the following news: Researchers at the University of Georgia are using a new statistical model to help guide policy around food access in rural communities. The study authors wanted to know what conditions needed to be right to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in a rural setting. The question of how to improve access to fruits and vegetables or even whether increased access trans  more