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State Tipoffs Involving Georgia Newsletter for Sunday September 15, 2019 ( 64 items )  

A.T. Still University Board of Trustees Appoints Officers, Elects Three New Trustees
KIRKSVILLE, Missouri, Sept. 9 -- A.T. Still University issued the following news: A.T. Still University (ATSU) Board of Trustees met July 19-20, 2019, in San Luis Obispo, California, to appoint officers and elect new members at its quarterly meeting. The following trustees were selected as officers: Gary Wiltz, MD, of Franklin, Louisiana, is chair; Linnette Sells, DO, FAOASM, '82, of Alpharetta, Georgia, is vice-chair; and Bertha Thomas of Kirksville, Missouri, is secretary. New trustees elec  more

Alabama A.G. Marshall Announces Inaugural Membership in American Consumer Financial Innovation Network
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, Sept. 10 -- Alabama Attorney General Steve T. Marshall issued the following news release: Attorney General Steve Marshall announced today that the Alabama Attorney General's Office has become an inaugural member of the American Consumer Financial Innovation Network (ACFIN). ACFIN, a new initiative of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), is designed to "facilitate innovation that benefits consumers through greater competition, consumer access, or financi  more

Alston & Bird Adds Finance Counsel Robin Regan in New York
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 13 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: Alston & Bird has expanded its finance capabilities with the arrival of Robin Regan as counsel in the firm's New York office. Focusing her practice on debt and equity financings, Regan represents a broad range of clients - including banks, hedge funds, real estate investment trusts and funds, and other capital market participants - in all aspects of financing associated with acquiring, leveraging, rep  more

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau: Dragon Con Welcomes Record-Breaking 85,000 Attendees to Downtown Atlanta
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau issued the following news release: Dragon Con, Atlanta's internationally known pop culture, fantasy, sci-fi and gaming convention, attracted a record 85,000 people for the five-day celebration and raised more than $110,000 for American Heart Association's Georgia affiliate. "Dragon Con 2019 was another terrific success," said Rachel Reeves, co-chair, Dragon Con. "For many of our fans and guests, Dragon Con gave them five   more

Augusta University: Why Young Females With Obesity Are at Early Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Sept. 12 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: In the face of obesity, the sex hormone progesterone that helps females get and stay pregnant appears to also put them at increased, early risk for cardiovascular disease, investigators report. Premenopausal women are considered protected from cardiovascular disease, but evidence indicates obesity can negate those benefits, and in fact puts them at even higher risk than men, but just how re  more

BrandSafway Houston Receives Fourth Consecutive Diamond Safety Training and Evaluation Process Award
KENNESAW, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- Brand Safway, a provider of access and scaffolding systems, forming and shoring and industrial services, issued the following news: The BrandSafway Houston Branch has received a Diamond Level Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Award, the highest award given out by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), in recognition of its safety practices and results. This is the fourth time this branch has received this award, having also earned it in 2018, 20  more

California Institute of Technology: New Metamaterial Morphs Into New Shapes, Taking on New Properties
PASADENA, California, Sept. 12 [TNSscienceresearch] -- The California Institute of Technology issued the following news: A newly developed type of architected metamaterial has the ability to change shape in a tunable fashion. While most reconfigurable materials can toggle between two distinct states, the way a switch toggles on or off, the new material's shape can be finely tuned, adjusting its physical properties as desired. The material, which has potential applications in next-generation en  more

CNN International Programming Highlights - September
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: This month's programming highlights on CNN International, including shows such as: Modern Explorers, Call to Earth - Ted Turner: Captain Planet and Innovative Cities. Business Traveller Wednesday 4th September at 0330 ET/ 0830 BST and 1230 ET/ 1730 BST Saturday 7th September at 0130 ET/ 0630 BST and 1430 ET/ 1930 BST Sunday 8th September at 0730   more

Coca-Cola Issues Financials for 3rd Quarter of 2019
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- Coca-Cola issued the following news release: The Coca-Cola Company today announced it will release third quarter 2019 financial results on Oct. 18 before the New York Stock Exchange opens. The release will be followed by an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. The company invites investors to join a webcast for this event on its website at www.coca-colacompany.com/investors. Downloadable files of the earnings call audio recording, as   more

Cox Media Group: Michelle Harper to Lead FOX13 Memphis as Vice President and General Manager
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- Cox Media Group issued the following news release: Cox Media Group (CMG) has appointed Michelle Harper, vice president of corporate sales, to the position of vice president and general manager of WHBQ, FOX13 Memphis, effective immediately. In her new role, Harper will provide strategic leadership and oversight for all station departments and functions, including news, sales, marketing, production, programming, community affairs and more. "Michelle is a highly-exper  more

Delta Airlines: Delta Evacuates Survivors on Relief Flight to Freeport Tuesday
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: On Tuesday afternoon, a 76-seat Endeavor Air CRJ-900 regional aircraft departed Atlanta for Freeport, Grand Bahama Island to deliver 12,000 pounds of non-perishable food items, gas, generators and household supplies and evacuate survivors. The evacuation flight departed Freeport for Nassau at 3:35 p.m. ET with 50 people on board. Delta has dedicated the CRJ-900 aircraft to the airlift effort due to its operational flexibi  more

Delta Cargo Appoints Vice President of Cargo Operations and Logistics
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: By Debbie Egerton Delta Cargo has appointed Rob Walpole as Vice President - Cargo Operations and Logistics. This new position, reporting to Shawn Cole, will see Walpole lead Delta Cargo's global operations and Delta Logistics Control Center teams. "Rob has a strong operational background and brings extensive leadership experience in the logistics and supply chain sector," said Shawn Cole, Vice President - Delta Cargo. "We  more

Delta Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Latin-Themed Entertainment on Delta Studio
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 12 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a selection of 16 classic and contemporary Latino star-studded movies and television series to entertain customers as they relax on board from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. From the animated film "Coco" to the musical classic "West Side Story" and the hit TV show "Jane the Virgin," there is content for all audiences on Delta Studio. The airline's partnership with ADELANTE demonstrat  more

Delta Continues Bahamas Relief Flights Between Freeport and Nassau on Thursday
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 12 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: * * * - Delta has dedicated a 76-seat Endeavor Air CRJ-900 regional aircraft to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. - At least one roundtrip flight will operate Thursday between Freeport and Nassau for evacuation and relief services. * * * Delta will continue operating Bahamas relief flights between Freeport and Nassau for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Thursday morning Delta will launch a disaster relief supply flight f  more

Delta Supports Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations Across the U.S.
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta joins community leaders in Los Angeles and across the U.S. to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, highlighting the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Although Hispanic Heritage officially stretches from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Delta and joint cooperation agreement partner Aeromexico kicked-off events in Los Angeles ove  more

DPG Hires Experienced Georgia Operatives for Senior Staff Roles
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Today, the Democratic Party of Georgia announced new additions to our growing team: Finance Director Indras Whittaker, Operations Director Candice Washington, Voter Protection Deputy Director Saira Draper, and Legislative Victory Fund Director Craig Walters. Democratic Party of Georgia Executive Director Scott Hogan released the following statement: "With two Senate seats, the state legislature, and   more

Emory University Researchers Study Alzheimer's Risk Factors in Vulnerable Communities
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: Researchers from Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and School of Medicine recently published a study in Annals of Neurology focusing on brain markers of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in Caucasians compared to African Americans. Led by first author Whitney Wharton, PhD, at the School of Nursing and senior author William T. Hu, MD, PhD, at t  more

Emory University-Winship Cancer Institute Earns Competitive National Cancer Institute Grant to Advance Cellular Therapy
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute issued the following news release: Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) is among a handful of cancer centers in the United States to receive a prestigious grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that will help move new cancer cell therapies from the laboratory into clinical trials for cancer patients. The award will provide an additional $500,000 to supplement Winship's grant s  more

Emory University-Woodruff Health Sciences Center: New Term In Biophysics - Force/Time = 'Yank'
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 14 [TNSscienceresearch] -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: Biologists and biomedical engineers are proposing to define the term "yank" for changes in force over time, something that our muscles and nerves can feel and respond to. Their ideas were published on September 12 in Journal of Experimental Biology. Expressed mathematically, acceleration is the derivative of speed or velocity with respect to time. The term f  more

Emory University-Woodruff Health Sciences Center: Stress-Induced Blood Vessel Problems Linked to Poorer CVD Outcomes
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 12 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: Emory University School of Medicine researchers have uncovered an important risk pathway for cardiovascular disease (CVD) by utilizing an oft-cited fear - public speaking - to measure how stress changes the lining of blood vessels in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). While psychological stress is already associated with CVD, the Emory study - publi  more

Emory University-Woodruff Health Sciences Center: Study Finds Kidney Dialysis Profit Status May Influence Timeline for Receiving Transplant
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: Patients with end-stage kidney disease who receive dialysis at for-profit dialysis centers are less likely to receive a kidney transplant than patients receiving dialysis at non-profit dialysis centers, according to researchers at Emory University and Kaiser Permanente Center for Research and Evaluation in Georgia. The results of this retrospective study of mo  more

FIS and ControlScan Partner to Streamline Payment Facilitators' PCI Compliance
ALPHARETTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- ControlScan, a managed security service provider, issued the following news release: ControlScan, a leader in managed security and compliance solutions that help secure IT networks and protect payment card data, has been selected by FIS' merchant services division, Worldpay from FIS/1, to provide services that will help reduce payment security risk for payment facilitators the company serves. As a payment service provider for its payment facilitator clients, FI  more

Florida Gov. DeSantis Applaud President Trump Nominations of Lagoa, Luck to Court of Appeals
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Sept. 12 -- Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Florida, issued the following news release: Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida leaders applauded President Donald Trump for nominating Florida Supreme Court Justices Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has jurisdiction over federal cases originating in the states of Alabama, Florida and Georgia. President Trump is nom  more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: August 2019 Net Tax Revenue Down 2.8%
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Georgia's net tax collections for August totaled roughly $1.75 billion for a decrease of $50.3 million, or -2.8 percent, compared to August 2018 when net tax collections totaled just over $1.80 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled nearly $3.59 billion for an increase of $5.4 million, or 0.2 percent, compared to FY 2019 after two months. Individual Income Tax: Individual Income   more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: Georgia Named 'Top State for Business' for 6th Straight Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Georgia has been named the "Top State for Business" by Area Development, a leading publication covering corporate site selection and relocation, for the sixth year in a row. The results are determined by the publication's poll of site consultants. "I am exceptionally proud that Georgia has once again been named the Top State for Business by Area Developmen  more

Ga. State Sen. Davenport: First Meeting of the Senate Study Committee on the Educational Development of African American Children in Georgia
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Gail Davenport, D-Jonesboro: The first meeting of the Senate Study Committee on the Educational Development of African American Children in Georgia will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in room 450 at the State Capitol. The Senate Study Committee on the Educational Development of African American Children in Georgia, chaired by Sen. Gail Davenport (D - Jone  more

Ga. State Sen. Gooch: First Meeting of the Senate Evaluating E-Scooters and Other Innovative Mobility Options for Georgians Study Committee
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Steve Gooch, R-Dahlonega: The first meeting of the Senate Evaluating E-Scooters and Other Innovative Mobility Options for Georgians Study Committee will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center. Sen. Steve Gooch (R - Dahlonega) will serve as chair of the Senate Evaluating E-Scooters and Other Innovative Mobility Options for Georgia  more

Ga. State Sen. Hufstetler: Second Meeting of Study Committee to Evaluate and Simplify Physician Oversight
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome: Sen. Chuck Hufstetler (R - Rome) will host the second meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Evaluating and Simplifying Physician Oversight of Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses on September 17, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in Augusta, Georgia. The Senate Study Committee on Evaluating and Simplifying Physician Oversight of Physician As  more

Georgia Cancer Center Receives $6 Million Grant to Improve Access to Clinical Trials in Minority/Underserved Communities
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Sept. 14 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University has been awarded a six-year $6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to lead a statewide initiative that improves access to innovative clinical trials for a variety of cancers to underserved individuals across Georgia. As one of 14 NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Minority/Underserved Community Sites nationally,  more

Georgia Democratic Party: Democratic Party of Georgia Releases Delegate Selection Plan
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 13 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Today the Democratic Party of Georgia officially begins implementation of Georgia's delegate selection plan for the Democratic National Convention. "For the first time in decades, Georgia is a true battleground state as our delegation heads to the national convention," said Nikema Williams, Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia. "Our state's voters represent the future of the nation and the Democra  more

Georgia Department of Economic Development: Gov. Kemp - Georgia Named 'Top State for Business' for 6th Straight Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- The Georgia Department of Economic Development issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Georgia has been named the "Top State for Business" by Area Development, a leading publication covering corporate site selection and relocation, for the sixth year in a row. The results are determined by the publication's poll of site consultants. "I am exceptionally proud that Georgia has once again been named the Top State for Business by  more

Georgia Department of Economic Development: Gov. Kemp Announces Record Year for Global Commerce and Film
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- The Georgia Department of Economic Development issued the following news release: Today Governor Brian P. Kemp joined the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) to announce the record-breaking impact the Global Commerce and Film Divisions had in Georgia during fiscal year 2019 (FY19), which ran from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. The Global Commerce Division supported the creation of 28,960 new jobs - generating more than $7.4 billion in investment thr  more

Georgia Department of Revenue: August 2019 Net Tax Revenue Down 2.8%
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- The Georgia Department of Revenue issued the following news release: Gov. Brian Kemp announced today that Georgia's net tax collections for August totaled roughly $1.75 billion, for a decrease of $50.3 million, or -2.8 percent, compared to August 2018, when net tax collections totaled just over $1.80 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled nearly $3.59 billion, for an increase of $5.4 million, or 0.2 percent, compared to FY 2019 after two months.  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Announces Record Year for Global Commerce and Film
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Today Governor Brian P. Kemp joined the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) to announce the record-breaking impact the Global Commerce and Film Divisions had in Georgia during fiscal year 2019 (FY19), which ran from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. The Global Commerce Division supported the creation of 28,960 new jobs - generating more than $7.4 billion in investment through the locatio  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Announces Rural Strike Team, Statewide Georgia Made Tour
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 13 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Along with local and state economic development leaders in Swainsboro, Georgia at Faircloth Forest Products today, Governor Kemp announced the creation of a rural strike team to focus on bringing jobs, investment, and economic development to all corners of the Peach State. "To keep rural Georgia strong and remain the top state for business, I am laser-focused on bringing projects of regional signifi  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Applauds Record-Breaking Accomplishments of Georgia's Tourism Industry
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp today recognized the performance and impact of the state's tourism industry while attending the 2019 Georgia Governor's Tourism Conference in LaGrange. Hosted by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus, this annual educational and professional development event brought together more than 400 tourism ind  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Names 10 Appointments
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Earlier this week, Governor Brian P. Kemp held swearing-in ceremonies for ten appointees to serve on various state authorities and boards. Georgia State Board of Nursing Home Administrators Charlice Byrd and her husband reside in Woodstock. She served as a State Representative from 2005 to 2013. More recently, she served as the North Georgia Field Representative for the U.S. presidential campaign f  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Names 17 Appointments
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced seventeen (17) appointees to serve on various state boards and commissions. Board of Public Safety Stacey Lanier Cotton has served as Chief of Police for the City of Covington, Georgia since 1997. Under his leadership, the Covington Police Department has remained CALEA-accredited since it was initially accredited in 1985 and is celebrating thirty-four years as  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Names Complete Count Committee Ahead of U.S. Census
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp tapped sixty-six leaders to serve on the Complete Count Committee, an important task force that will ensure every resident of Georgia is counted in the 2020 U.S. Census. This state committee will be chaired by Rusty Haygood of the Department of Community Affairs and Anna Miller of the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget. The Executive Order is available here. Two members   more

Georgia Institute of Technology: Additional Degrees Get STEM Designation
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 13 -- Georgia Institute of Technology issued the following news: Degree programs in Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and College of Design have been updated to reflect their emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In the School of Economics, degrees earned now count as STEM degrees, a classification that highlights the rigorous analytical nature of the school's offerings. In May, the Board of Regents approved the shift in   more

Georgia Southern University's Master of Science in Applied Economics Recognized by Best Value Schools
STATESBORO, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: The Georgia Southern University Parker College of Business online Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE) has been recognized as one of the five best online master's programs in economics for 2020. "We are very proud to be able to offer a high-quality program at an affordable price," stated Amanda King, Ph.D., professor of economics and MSAE coordinator. "Students who complete our program have  more

Georgia Southern University: PwC Network Executive to Lead This Year's Fries Lecture
STATESBORO, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: Carol Sawdye, chief operating officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Network, will present the 2019 Norman Fries Lecture, the first event in the inaugural Parker Talks speaker series, hosted by Georgia Southern University's Parker College of Business. Sawdye will share the positive impacts that the advancement of technology has had on society during her presentation, "Flourishing in a Digital Worl  more

Georgia State Sen. Burke to Serve on Task Force on Healthcare Access and Cost
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Dean Burke, R-Bainbridge: Sen. Dean Burke (R - Bainbridge) has been appointed by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to serve as a member of the Task Force on Healthcare Access and Cost. Last week, the task force held their first meeting which focused on data and technology innovations. "I commend Lt. Governor Duncan for appointing this task force so we can tackle an issue that remains a   more

Georgia State University Faculty to Investigate Neural Markers of Mental Illness
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Psychology researchers at Georgia State University are using large-scale imaging analysis to study how symptoms associated with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression relate to changes in the brain. The researchers say they hope to yield new diagnostic classifications, uncover potential new treatment targets in the brain and identify which patients may benefit from those   more

Georgia State University: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Author to Speak at Honors College Founders Lecture
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson will deliver the keynote speech at the seventh annual Founders Lecture, hosted by the Honors College at Georgia State University on Oct. 28. Wilkerson's speech, titled "The Great Migration: The Power of a Single Decision," will take place in the Centennial Hall Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Wilkerson, who also has received a National Humanities Medal, is the author of The  more

Georgia Tech Climbs to Top 5 Among Public Universities in U.S. News Rankings, Engineering Programs Remain Among Nation's Best
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- Georgia Institute of Technology issued the following news: By Denise Ward Georgia Institute of Technology continues to rank among the top public universities in the nation, and 10 of its engineering programs are among the best in the country, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, which also listed the Institute as one of the most innovative. In the newest report released September 9, Georgia Tech climbed three spots to No. 5, alo  more

Gresco/MacLean Power Systems Transmission Insulation 101 Training Seminar
FORSYTH, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Gresco, a utility and electrical supplies distributor, issued the following news: Please join Gresco and MacLean Power Systems (MPS) for our Transmission Insulation 101 Training Day, taking place September 26th at Gresco's Wildwood office. Some of the topics we'll cover include: MPS Polymer, Insulators 101, Features and Benefits of the MPS Design, and more! Who Would Benefit From Participation? * Utility personnel responsible for overhead equipment inspection and  more

Gresco: Underground Switchgear Offerings From Eaton's Cooper Power Systems
FORSYTH, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- Gresco, a utility and electrical supplies distributor, issued the following news: Just as underground electric utility systems grow and continue to supply power to more and more customers, so grows the need for increased reliability. Sectionalizing points must be added to isolate the smallest section of a line, resulting in the smallest possible number of customers affected. Critical loads must also be protected from service interruptions. Eaton's Cooper Power Syst  more

Gulfstream Opens Gulfstream East Campus At Company Headquarters
SAVANNAH, Georgia, Sept. 13 -- Gulfstream Aerospace, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, issued the following news release: * * * - Dedicated Customer Support Space In Savannah Now Tops 1 Million Square Feet * * * Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today marked the opening of its new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility at company headquarters in Savannah with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Gulfstream East Campus, opened to accommodate fleet growth, has been operational since Sept. 11. Th  more

Jacob Edwards Joins Kilpatrick Townsend in Atlanta
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 13 -- Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, a law firm, issued the following news release: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Jacob Edwards as an associate in Atlanta. He joins the firm's nationally-recognized Construction & Infrastructure Projects Team. Mr. Edwards focuses his practice on construction litigation, contract disputes, and alternative dispute resolution. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Edwards was a Law Clerk to the Hon. Adalberto J  more

Jewish Museum: First Exhibition Exploring the Remarkable Career of Influential American Art Dealer Edith Halpert
NEW YORK, Sept. 11 -- The Jewish Museum issued the following news release: The Jewish Museum will present Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art, the first exhibition to explore the remarkable career of Edith Gregor Halpert (1900-1970), the influential American art dealer and founder of the Downtown Gallery in New York City. A pioneer in the field and the first significant female gallerist in the United States, Halpert propelled American art to the fore at a time when the European avant-gar  more

Law360 Names Troutman Sanders Partner Virginia Bell Flynn a Rising Star in Consumer Protection Law
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- Troutman Sanders, a law firm, issued the following news release: Virginia Bell Flynn, a partner in Troutman Sanders' nationally-recognized Consumer Financial Services practice, has received a 2019 Law360 Rising Star award honoring her career accomplishments in consumer protection law. Flynn was selected from more than 1,300 nominees and named to the winner's list of "175 attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age." Law360 will publish a featu  more

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Study Reveals Continued Increases in Consumer Auto Insurance Shopping Behavior
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 10 -- LexisNexis issued the following news release: * * * - Proactive, Data-Driven Approach to Monitoring and Anticipating Key Life Events Can Help Carriers Improve Customer Retention and Create New Revenue Opportunities * * * Drivers are shopping and switching auto insurance policies more than ever. Recent analysis of the U.S. auto insurance market by LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions has revealed as much as 62% of policies are shopped off-cycle or outside the traditional  more

LifePoint Health: Emory Healthcare and St. Francis Hospital Expand Partnership to Include Clinically Integrated Network
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- LifePoint Health, a healthcare company, issued the following news: Emory Healthcare and St. Francis Hospital today announced that the organizations have expanded their existing clinical partnership to include added benefits for physicians, patients and the community. Effective immediately, St. Francis Hospital is now affiliated with Emory Healthcare Network, a clinically integrated network that was established in 2011 to improve care coordination and quality outco  more

Mercer University, Gwinnett County Public Schools, FBI Atlanta Division Partner to Offer Innovative New Cybersecurity Program
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 12 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Mercer University, Gwinnett County Public Schools and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Atlanta Division are partnering to offer the innovative new Cybersecurity Dual Enrollment Program during the 2019-2020 academic year for students at Paul Duke STEM High School in Norcross. The cohort program, held each Friday on Mercer's Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta, is one of only four such programs in   more

Mercer University: College of Education Alumna Participating in Project ASD Grant at University of Central Florida
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Recent Mercer University alumna Katie Sidor began graduate work this fall on a grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Education that provides financial and academic support to students preparing to serve the increasing numbers of children identified with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Project ASD at the University of Central Florida is grant-funded through 2023 by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Sp  more

Mercer University: School of Medicine Faculty, Alumna to Receive Dr. Fayth M. Parks Rural HIV Innovation Award
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) faculty members Dr. Jeffrey L. Stephens and Dr. Betsy E. Smith and recent graduate Dr. Sahra Ahmadi were selected to receive the Dr. Fayth M. Parks Rural HIV Innovation Award at the seventh annual Rural HIV Research and Training Conference Sept. 20-21 in Savannah. Dr. Stephens, Dr. Smith and Dr. Ahmadi were selected for the award, which recognizes innovative ideas and solutions  more

North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Greenleaf Investment Partners L020
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2691): In the Matter of Notification by Greenleaf Investment Partners L020, LLC, 2700 Northeast Expressway, Suite C100, Atlanta, Georgia 30345, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service Utilizing the Hot Water Capture, Cold Water Allocation Method in Silverstone Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Order Approving Tariff Revision  more

RGA Releases New Video Exposing John Bel Edwards' Ties to Radical Left-Wing Activist Stacey Abrams
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: The Republican Governors Association (RGA) today released a new video in the Louisiana governor's race, highlighting Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards' ties to left-wing activist Stacey Abrams. Abrams, who lost the race for governor of Georgia last year but has refused to concede the election, announced in August that her organization is actively working on Edwards' behalf in Louisiana - efforts   more

Spelman College Remains No. 1 HBCU, Ranked in Top 10 for Social Mobility and Innovation By U.S. News & World Report
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- Spelman College issued the following news release: Spelman College earned several top spots on the 2020 U.S. News & World Report's list of college rankings. The College is listed as No. 6 on the inaugural list of Top Performers on Social Mobility and made a significant jump to No. 6 on the list of Most Innovative Colleges, up from No. 35 in 2019. Spelman is also listed as the No. 1 HBCU for the 13th year in a row and debuted on two lists: No. 22 on the list of Best  more

Troutman Sanders Partner Wynter Deagle Named to San Diego Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40 List
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 11 -- Troutman Sanders, a law firm, issued the following news release: Troutman Sanders' San Diego Office Managing Partner Wynter Deagle has been named to the San Diego Business Journal's revered list of "Next Top Business Leaders Under 40" for 2019. The award honors 40 young professionals -- leaders, change makers and innovators -- who are creating impact and leaving a positive mark in San Diego. Deagle, a partner in the firm's Business Litigation practice, was recogniz  more

University of Georgia College of Public Health: Playing Mahjong, Socializing Can Improve Mental Health Among Older Chinese
ATHENS, Georgia, Sept. 14 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- The University of Georgia College of Public Health issued the following news: When it comes to boosting mental health among older Chinese, it may as simple as a game of mahjong, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. Regularly playing the popular tile-based strategy game was one of several types of social participation linked to reduced rates of depression among middle-aged and older adults in China in the study appearing in  more

University of Georgia-College School of Law Hosts Book Discussion on Brown's Defending the Public's Enemy
ATHENS, Georgia, Sept. 12 -- The University of Georgia College School of Law issued the following news: The University of Georgia School of Law will host a discussion of the recently published book Defending the Public's Enemy: The Life and Legacy of Ramsey Clark, which was written by Lonnie T. Brown, Jr., a Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor and the holder of the law school's Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism. The discussion will be held Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. in   more

UPS Foundation Commits $1 Million, Activates Disaster Relief Network to Support Immediate Needs, Long-Term Recovery From Hurricane Dorian
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 9 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Funding And In-Kind Transport of Urgently Needed Supplies in Motion to Support Impacted Communities in The Bahamas And The U.S. - Response Teams Are Bringing Relief, Recovery And Reconstruction Planning. * * * The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced today it has engaged its network   more