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State Tipoffs Involving Georgia Newsletter for Sunday November 17, 2019 ( 60 items )  

Acuity Brands Publishes Environmental, Social and Governance Report
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Acuity Brands, a providers of lighting and building management solutions, issued the following news: Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) ("Company") recently published the Company's first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report describing certain actions Acuity Brands is taking to develop and provide products and services to help customers improve their impact on the environment and also describing many of the ways in which the Company benefits the lives of it  more

AGCO Completes Maryland Assembly, Distribution, Training Facility
DULUTH, Georgia, Nov. 15 -- AGCO, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, issued the following news release: AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide distributor and manufacturer of agricultural equipment, has completed expansion of its Edgewood, Md., assembly and distribution facility for Fendt(R) high horsepower tractors and Massey Ferguson(R) compact and utility tractors and equipment (CUE). The location also now includes a training center to provide dealers in t  more

AGCO Invests in New Digital Capabilities for a Seamless Experience for Dealers and Customers
DULUTH, Georgia, Nov. 10 -- 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, is continuously investing in the development of new digital capabilities for the best experience for dealers and customers. Innovation is creating new opportunities. Farmers are now increasingly using smart solutions to improve their farm productiv  more

AGCO's Smart, Innovative Solutions Honored With 11 Prestigious Awards at Agritechnica 2019
DULUTH, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- AGCO, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, issued the following news release: AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, received 11 major awards at the prestigious Agritechnica 2019 in Hannover, Germany. Due to votes cast by committees of independent experts and by the attendees themselves, AGCO's smart solutions garnered top awards in many key categories. "W  more

Alston and Bird: Broadstone Net Lease Announces Agreement to Internalize Management
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: Alston & Bird client Broadstone Net Lease, Inc. (BNL) has entered into a definitive agreement with its external manager, Broadstone Real Estate LLC and its affiliates, to internalize BNL's management through a series of transactions involving Broadstone Real Estate's acquisition by BNL's operating company, Broadstone Net Lease LLC. Under terms of the agreement, BNL will pay $300 million in considerati  more

Alston and Bird: Matthew Kent Named a '40 Under Forty' Honoree by Atlanta Business Chronicle
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: Alston & Bird's Matthew Kent, partner in the firm's Litigation & Trial Practice Group, has been selected to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "40 Under Forty" Class of 2019. Kent focuses his practice on antitrust litigation, counseling, and other complex litigation. He has extensive experience prosecuting and defending global price-fixing cartels for Fortune 100 companies and has defended pharmaceutical  more

Alston and Bird: Pathstone Selects Lovell Minnick Partners as Strategic Partner
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: Alston & Bird client Pathstone, a leading registered investment advisory firm, announced a proposed investment by private equity firm Lovell Minnick Partners (LMP). Under the terms of the transaction, Pathstone will remain independent and will continue to be managed by its existing leadership team. With LMP's investment, Pathstone's current financial partner, Fiduciary Network LLC, will fully exit it  more

Alston and Bird: Steve Penaro Honored for Pro Bono Excellence by the Association for Neurologically Impaired Brain Injured Children
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- Alston and Bird, a law firm, issued the following news release: Steve Penaro, counsel in Alston & Bird's Litigation & Trial Practice Group, has been honored with the "Humanitarian Award" by the Association for Neurologically Impaired Brain Injured Children (ANIBIC) for his pro bono services on behalf of the association. Penaro was recognized for his assistance in helping ANIBIC defend against a lawsuit alleging workplace discrimination. In late 2017, an employee i  more

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appoints Commissioner to Lead Newly Created Atlanta Department of Transportation
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- The city of Atlanta issued the following news release: * * * - City of Atlanta Releases Strategic Plan for Transportation Agency, Calls for Vision Zero * * * Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the appointment of Josh Rowan to lead Atlanta's newly formed Department of Transportation (ATLDOT). Josh Rowan is currently General Manager for the City of Atlanta's Renew | TSPLOST Programs and has more than 24 years of experience delivering capital construction programs  more

Augusta University Receives Approval for Major MD Curriculum Redesign
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Nov. 15 -- Augusta University issued the following news release: The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University has received approval from its accrediting body, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, to officially begin the process of redesigning its four-year core MD curriculum to three years. The redesign, which should be completed in time for the 2021-22 academic year, paves the way for a more career-tailored fourth year, MCG officials say, with options to enter  more

Bachelor's Degree In Social Work Coming to Middle Georgia State University
MACON, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- Middle Georgia State University issued the following news: A Bachelor of Science in Social Work - a program that many current and prospective students have long asked for - is coming to Middle Georgia State University (MGA). The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents approved the degree on Tuesday, Nov. 12. MGA expects to roll out the program in fall 2020. "We are excited that we can now offer this degree," said Dr. David Biek, dean of the School of Educati  more

CNN FILMS Debuts Critics' Choice Documentary Award Winner 'LINDA RONSTADT: The Sound of My Voice' on New Year's Day
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: * * * - The Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman Documentary Broadcasts 9:00pm ET&PT * * * Linda Ronstadt soared to the top of the music scene in the late 1960s, and remained there for nearly five decades. Her cross-genre songbook packed arenas, racked up 11 platinum albums, and solidified her goddess-like legend as the first female artist to top the   more

CNN to Broadcast NIXON BY NIXON: In His Own Words on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9:00pmET
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 15 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: From 1971 to 1973, Richard M. Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, recorded his private conversations and telephone calls. Originally maintained 'for the historical record,' the recordings would later be central to Nixon's resignation from the presidency as they became evidence for his impeachment proceedings. Exploring these oral records,  more

Constangy Adds Two Attorneys in Los Angeles
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Constangy Brooks, Smith and Prophete, a law firm, issued the following news release: Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete, LLP is pleased to announce that Ronald Sarian has recently joined the firm's Los Angeles office as senior counsel. Sarian brings to Constangy more than two decades of experience as a top-rated business litigator, including a five-year stint as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of eHarmony, the international online dating   more

Constangy Brooks: Boston Partner Punam Rogers Named Among 'Top Women of Law'
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 11 -- Constangy Brooks, Smith and Prophete, a law firm, issued the following news release: Constangy congratulates Punam Rogers, a partner in Constangy's Boston office, who was recently honored among the Top Women of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly magazine. Each year the magazine honors women attorneys "who have made tremendous professional strides and demonstrated great accomplishments in the legal field, which includes: pro bono, social justice, advocacy, and bus  more

Cumulus Media Issues Financials for 3rd Quarter of 2019
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 11 -- Cumulus Media, an audio-first media and entertainment company, issued the following news release: Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ: CMLS) (the "Company," "we," "us," or "our") today announced operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019. Third Quarter Financial Highlights * As compared to the third quarter of 2018 on an As Reported GAAP basis: * Net revenue decreased 0.5% * Net income was $16.3 million * Adjusted EBITDA(1) decreased 5.5%   more

DeKalb Commissioners Approve Equal Justice Initiative Historical Markers
DECATUR, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- DeKalb County issued the following news release: The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the resolution sponsored by Commissioner Larry Johnson to erect two Equal Justice Initiative historical markers to contextualize lynchings in DeKalb County. DeKalb County supports the Remembrance Project Initiative of DeKalb's chapter of the NAACP, which seeks to recognize and memorialize incidents of racial terrorism perpetrated throughout the United States and in loca  more

DeKalb Improving Storm Water Management With $2 Million Pond Maintenance Program
DECATUR, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- DeKalb County issued the following news release: DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has launched a program to enhance maintenance of the county's 950 stormwater drainage ponds. Over the next year, contractors will leverage $2 million to mow vegetation, repair fences, remove trees and restore ponds to maximum efficiency. "The pond maintenance program is the first step in a $50 million effort to address critical issues in the stormwater system," said CEO Thurmond. "T  more

Delta Airlines: How and When the REAL ID Act Will Impact U.S. Travellers
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Starting Oct. 1, 2020, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or another acceptable form of ID to be able to pass through TSA and fly within the United States. Passed by Congress in 2005, the Department of Homeland Security's REAL ID Act establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production. The Act also prohibits federal agencies, like TSA, from acce  more

Delta Airlines: Service, Sacrifice of Military Members and Families Recognized at TechOps Veterans Day Event
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 11 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Against the backdrop of a massive American flag hanging high, service members were honored at Delta's annual Veterans Appreciation Day event, where military aircraft are flown in from across the country for display on the floor of the Delta TechOps hangar in Atlanta. Hosted by TechOps, the signature Veterans Day event drew crowds of employees, families and friends, and featured speakers from the U.S. military, including Bri  more

Delta Airlines: Veterans Portrait Project Complete Just in Time for Veterans Day
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: The nationally acclaimed photographer and military veteran, Stacy L. Pearsall, has completed her life's dream to complete her mission of capturing U.S. military veterans in all 50 states - and she did it just in time for Veterans Day with help from Delta's sponsorship to provide flights to the final 20 cities on the tour. Since founding the Veterans Portrait Project in 2008 during her recovery from combat injuries, Pearsall   more

Delta Shuttle to Depart From Airline's First New LGA Concourse Beginning Nov. 16
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Following the ceremonial opening of the first concourse to comprise Delta's state-of-the-art terminal at LaGuardia Airport last month, all Delta Shuttle flights to Boston, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., will relocate to these new gates from Terminal C starting Nov. 16, 2019. The spacious new concourse, which houses gates 92 through 98, features floor-to-ceiling views of Citi Field and Flushing Bay and dining options from fa  more

Delta, Global Sales Leaders Celebrated at GBTA WINiT Conference Recognizing Women in Travel
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta and several members of our Global Sales team were recently recognized at the Global Business Travel Association WINiT Gala 2019. WINiT Gala 2019 is an exclusive event recognizing excellence in leadership in advancing women in travel-related industries. The Gala featured the inaugural WINiT Awards, acknowledging people and companies who have gone above and beyond in driving career mobility and gender parity. Kristen S  more

Dentons Advises STADA Group on Acquisition of US$660 Million Pharmaceutical Portfolio From Takeda in 11 Countries, Including Russia and CIS
MOSCOW, Russia, Nov. 14 -- Dentons, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dentons has advised STADA group on the execution of an asset purchase agreement for more than 20 Rx and OTC drugs and dietary supplements from Takeda group in 11 countries. Dentons' team assisted STADA at each phase of the deal - from due diligence of the target assets up to signing - supporting the purchaser on a wide range of issues relating to laws of Russia, Georgia and CIS countries. These included working   more

DNC Announces Candidates Participating in Fifth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate on Nov. 20
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- The Democratic National Committee issued the following news release: Today, the DNC announced that 10 candidates have been invited to participate in the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate. Each candidate was invited based on qualification criteria agreed to by the DNC, MSNBC, and The Washington Post that was announced in September. The fifth debate will take place on November 20 at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. The debate will be broadcast in primeti  more

Driver Found for More Deadly Prostate Cancer: Medical College of Georgia
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Nov. 15 [TNSmedicalresearch-Clinical Cancer Research journal] -- Augusta University's Medical College of Georgia issued the following news release: A transcription factor that aids neuron function also appears to enable a cell conversion in the prostate gland that can make an already recurrent cancer even more deadly, scientists say. BRN4 is mostly expressed in the central nervous system and inner ear, but now scientists have the first evidence it's amplified and overexpresse  more

Finance of America Mortgage Transforms Incentive Compensation Process
MACON, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- Lending and Banking Automation Software, a provider of automated compensation software and system integration solutions, issued the following news release: LBA Ware(TM), a leading incentive compensation management (ICM) and business intelligence (BI) software solutions provider for the mortgage industry, today announced that Finance of America Mortgage LLC (FAM) has upgraded its incentive compensation process with CompenSafe(TM). With CompenSafe's near real-time loan   more

First Lady, GRACE Commission, DOJ Announce Anti-Human Trafficking Grants
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 15 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Yesterday First Lady Marty Kemp joined GRACE Commission members, U.S. Department of Justice officials, Attorney General Chris Carr, and U.S. Attorneys BJay Pak and Charles Peeler to announce awards of nearly $153 million to fight human trafficking in Georgia. Approximately $4.3 million will assist law enforcement officials and victim service providers in prosecuting human traffickers and aiding surviv  more

Fisher Phillips Adds Associate to Gulfport Office
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Fisher Phillips, a law firm, issued the following news: Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, announces that Kelly A. McCall has been named an associate in the firm's Gulfport office. At Fisher Phillips, Kelly works alongside the firm's employment practitioners, defending clients in employment litigation matters, as well as legal claims before the EEOC and DOL. Kelly also assists clients with day-to-day advices, superviso  more

Fisher Phillips Bolsters Bench With the Arrival of New Associate
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Fisher Phillips, a law firm, issued the following news: Fisher Phillips, a national labor and employment law firm representing employers, announces that Annie Reese has joined the firm as an associate in the Atlanta office. Annie joins from Hall Booth Smith, PC where she gained valuable trial experience litigating catastrophic injury and professional negligence claims. At Fisher Phillips, she will continue her work as a litigator representing employers in state and  more

FlightSafety International Now Offers EASA-Qualified Gulfstream G500 Training in Savannah
NEW YORK, Nov. 12 -- FlightSafety International issued the following news release: FlightSafety now offers EASA-qualified initial and recurrent training for Gulfstream G500 aircraft operators at its Learning Center in Savannah, Georgia. "We are committed to provide Gulfstream G500 operators around the world with comprehensive training programs that meet their specific regulatory requirements," said Dann Runik, Senior Vice President, Operations. "We worked closely with Gulfstream to ensure that  more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: AEV Establishes Headquarters for Atlanta Reign, Atlanta's First Professional Esports Team
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that AEV (Atlanta Esports Ventures), a partnership between Cox Enterprises and Nevada-based Province, Inc., will locate the headquarters for Atlanta Reign, a professional esports team based in Atlanta. The facility in Midtown Atlanta will result in the creation of 45 new jobs and an investment of $100,000,000 in the growing esports ecosystem in Atlanta. "We are   more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: Georgia Jobless Rate Matches All-Time Low, Boasts Record Number of Total Jobs
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 15 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: This week, Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Georgia's unemployment rate fell to 3.4%, matching the lowest percentage since 1976. Additionally, Georgia set a record number for total jobs in the state at 4.64 million. Since 2010, Georgia has added 805,000 jobs. "It is a great time to be a Georgian," said Governor Brian P. Kemp. "Unemployment rates are at historic lows, job  more

Ga. Gov. Kemp: Irving Tissue to Expand, Create 150+ Jobs in Macon
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Irving Tissue, one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products, will expand its operations in Macon, creating more than 150 jobs and investing $400 million in a new manufacturing facility following the grand-opening of the company's most recent plant in Macon. "Irving Tissue has been an excellent employer in Macon-Bibb County," said  more

Ga. Secretary of State: Risk-Limiting Audit Concludes Paper-Ballot System Accurate
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- The Georgia Secretary of State issued the following news release: Georgia's new, secure paper-ballot system gets high marks for accuracy in risk-limiting audits of last week's election conducted Tuesday by the Secretary of State's Office, Bartow County election workers and two nationally recognized organizations. "An important part of the new voting system is the ability to audit with the use of paper ballots. This feature provides the confidence voters deserve," s  more

Ga. State Sen. Thompson: Final Meeting of the Senate Athletic Association Study Committee
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- The Georgia State Senate issued the following news release on the behalf of State Sen. Bruce Thompson, R-White: The third and final meeting of the Senate Athletic Association Study Committee will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. in room 307 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building. Sen. Bruce Thompson (R - White) serves as chairman of the Senate Athletic Association Study Committee created by the passage of Senate Resolution 304 during the   more

Georgia Agriculture Department Issues Statement on U.S. Poultry Regaining Access to China
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 15 -- The Georgia Department of Agriculture issued the following statement by Commissioner Gary W. Black regarding announcement of American poultry farmers regaining access to the Chinese market: "As the top poultry producing state in the country, Georgia applauds the end of the needless and unscientific ban on U.S. poultry imports. "The reopening of the Chinese market will undoubtedly result in expanded opportunities for our producers. "I commend Secretary Perdue, Amba  more

Georgia Department of Labor Sets Records in October
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- The Georgia Department of Labor issued the following news release: State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Georgia's unemployment rate fell in October to tie the state's all-time low, matching a record set nearly 20 years ago. That record wasn't the only one set in October. Georgia also set new highs for jobs and employment. Several job sectors set records as well. "We had a record-setting month in October and that always stands out," Butler said. "We  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Names Eighteen Appointments
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, Governor Brian P. Kemp conducted swearing-in ceremonies for eighteen (18) appointees to serve on the Georgia Film, Music, and Digital Entertainment Commission. Georgia Film, Music, and Digital Entertainment Commission Stephen "Steve" Weizenecker is an entertainment lawyer with Barnes and Thornburg in Atlanta. He earned a bachelor's degree from Emory University and la  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp, Duncan, Ralston Name Medical Cannabis Commission
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Today Governor Brian P. Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston announced their respective appointments to the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission as authorized by House Bill 324. The commission has seven total members with three appointed by the Governor, two appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, and two appointed by the House Speaker. The members serve four  more

Georgia Southern Researchers Receive Major Grant, Aim to Improve Water Quality Monitoring on Georgia Beaches
STATESBORO, Georgia, Nov. 11 [TNSgrants-NOAA] -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: Georgia Southern University researchers Asli Aslan, Ph.D., and Haresh Rochani, DrPH, of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH) and Risa Cohen, Ph.D., of the College of Science and Mathematics, received a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA DNR) for a new research project at the Georgia  more

Gulfstream to Showcase Class-Leading, Large-Cabin Trio at Dubai Airshow
SAVANNAH, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- Gulfstream Aerospace, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, issued the following news release: * * * - Gulfstream G650ER, G600, G500 And Special Missions Display Return To Middle East * * * Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will exhibit three business jets at the Dubai Airshow November 17 through 21: the Gulfstream G650ERTM, the newly-in-service Gulfstream G600TM and the high-tech Gulfstream G500TM. The aircraft will be part of the airshow's static display at Dubai World   more

Hawkins Parnell & Young's Atlanta Office Earns Top Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 11 -- Hawkins Parnell and Young, a law firm, issued the following news release: The Atlanta office of Hawkins Parnell & Young was recognized in the 2020 edition of "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers. The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms. Practice areas recognized in the repor  more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton: Tina McKeon Wins Leadership Award at SEBIO Forum
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 15 -- Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, a law firm, issued the following news release: As a founding sponsor of Southeast BIO (SEBIO) more than 21 years ago, Kilpatrick Townsend has a long historical involvement with the regional nonprofit organization. As the current SEBIO chair, Atlanta Partner Tina McKeon negotiated a merger between SEBIO and Southeastern Medical Device Association to optimize the bioscience ecosystem in the Southeast. The merger became effective Nov  more

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Wins the Chartis Research RiskTech100 Award for Financial Crime - Data
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 11 -- LexisNexis issued the following news release: LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions announced that it has been named category winner for Financial Crime - Data in the Chartis Research RiskTech100(R) - an annual evaluation of the leading global risk technology providers. This marks the second year in a row that the company was named top of the category. LexisNexis Risk Solutions was also again ranked 16th in the RiskTech100(R), the most comprehensive independent study of the   more

Marcella Ducca to Present at the 2019 DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release: Shareholder Marcella C. Ducca of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at the Defense Research Institute's (DRI) 2019 Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Nov. 14-15 in Boston. The event brings together experts in the science and medicine of asbestos, and experienced litigators to discuss recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings, changes in litigation, and the latest development in asbestos and talc medici  more

Michigan Family Treatment Court Receives Major Federal Grant
CASSOPOLIS, MICHIGAN, Nov. 14 -- The Michigan Supreme Court issued the following news release: The Cass County Circuit Court announced that its Family Treatment Court (FTC) has received a $746,482three-year federal enhancement grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Grant Program. Cass County FTC was one of only six grantees across the country, with the others in Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, New York, and Rhode   more

Middle Georgia State University Faculty Member's Research Takes Historical Look at U.S. Impeachments
MACON, Georgia, Nov. 11 -- Middle Georgia State University issued the following news: One of the first big national news events Dr. Buck Melton Jr. remembers is Watergate, a catchall term describing a web of political scandals that likely would have led to President Richard Nixon's impeachment had he not resigned in 1974. Melton was a bookish kid, insatiably curious about history and politics. His father, Buck Melton Sr., was at the time a Macon lawyer who would soon be elected to his first te  more

Middle Georgia State University to Launch B.A. in Applied Art, Design
MACON, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- Middle Georgia State University issued the following news: Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is adding a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Art & Design following approval by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The program is a professionally focused degree created to serve Georgia's growing art, entertainment, and recreation industry. MGA already offers an associate's degree in art - a holdover from the University's days as a state  more

Morgan Stanley Announces Partnership With National Geographic Society, University of Georgia to Advance Citizen Science to Help Reduce Plastic Waste
NEW YORK, Nov. 13 -- Morgan Stanley, a multinational financial services corporation, issued the following news release: Morgan Stanley, National Geographic Society and the University of Georgia College of Engineering today announced a partnership to scale and enhance the citizen science movement to help prevent and reduce plastic waste in coastlines and waterways through support for the Marine Debris Tracker (Debris Tracker). The Debris Tracker is a mobile app that allows individuals to log pla  more

Muscogee County School District Awarded $25K Computer Science Grant
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Nov. 15 -- The Muscogee County School District issued the following news release: The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) has announced that MCSD was one of 34 schools awarded the CS4GA Computer Science Capacity Grant in the amount of $25,000. Computer science has become a high-demand career across multiple industries and includes skills all students need to learn. This grant will provide funding for teachers to participate in professional learning opportunities, includi  more

N.C. Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Mason Andrew NC Partners
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Nov. 13 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2447): In the Matter of Notification by Mason Andrew NC Partners, LLC, 3424 Peach tree Road Northeast, Suite300, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and/or Sewer Utility Service in Wren Northlake Apartments in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina ORDER APPROVING TARIFF REVISION BY THE COMMISSION: On October 31, 2019, Mason Andrew NC Partn  more

Presidential Preference Primary Ballot Placement Determination
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- The Georgia Republican Party issued the following news: Determination of the names of candidates to appear on the ballot for Republican Presidential Preference Primary is made by the State Executive Committee of the Georgia Republican Party pursuant to Section 21-2-193 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated. If you are a Republican candidate for President and would like the State Executive Committee to consider you for placement on the Republican Presidential Pr  more

Professor Discovers Way to Differentiate Individual Black Holes: University of Massachusetts
DARTMOUTH, Massachusetts, Nov. 16 [TNSscientificresearch-Physical Review Research journal] -- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus issued the following news release: * * * - "Nearly extreme black holes attempt to grow hair" * * * The black holes of Einstein's theory of relativity can be described by three parameters: their mass, spin angular momentum, and electric charge. Since two extreme black holes that share these parameters cannot be distinguished, regardless of how they wer  more

Ready for Carnival? Let Delta Take You From New York-JFK to Rio
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 14 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta, the world's most admired airline, will continue its nonstop seasonal service between New York's John F. Kennedy Airport and Rio de Janeiro-GIG, boosting holiday season and carnival travel. The flight will operate overnight southbound as before, but will return northbound in the morning, complementing our evening GIG-Atlanta flight. For the third winter season in a row, the JFK-GIG route will be operated using a Boein  more

Seven Constangy Attorneys Named to Missouri Super Lawyers
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- Constangy Brooks, Smith and Prophete, a law firm, issued the following news release: Constangy congratulates the following attorneys recognized in the 2019 Missouri Super Lawyers rankings: * David Vogel (employment & labor) * Kim Seten (employment & labor) * Nikki Howell (employment & labor) The following attorneys have been recognized as Super Lawyers Rising Stars: * Susan Bassford Wilson (employment & labor) * Katie Rhoten (employment & labor) * John Doyle  more

Sharecare Honored in Deloitte's 2019 Technology Fast 500 for Third Consecutive Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 13 -- Sharecare, a digital health company, issued the following news release: Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced it was recognized in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500(TM), a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. This is the third consecutive year that Sharecare has been recognized by Deloitte for achieving exceptional growth in a three-year period. "We have focuse  more

UPS and HerdX Deliver Blockchain-Verified Beef From U.S. To Japan
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 11 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a collaboration with HerdX, Inc., a leading U.S.-based agri-tech solutions provider, to deliver blockchain-verified traced beef from a U.S. farm to Japan. The delivery represents a significant step forward in quality assurance and traceability in the beef industry and was celebrated at an event attended by U.S. and Ja  more

UPS Honored as One of America's Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital
ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov. 12 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it was named to Forbes and JUST Capital's annual "JUST 100" list for the fourth consecutive year. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and the environment. "It is rewarding to see UPS bein  more

Westwood One Presents: 'A Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration With Luke Combs'
NEW YORK, Nov. 13 -- Westwood One, a subsidiary of Cumulus Media, issued the following news release: CUMULUS MEDIA's Westwood One, America's largest audio network, is getting in the spirit of the season serving radio stations its annual A Thanksgiving Weekend Celebration, an incredible four-hour country special hosted by CMA and ACM award-winning, multi-platinum artist Luke Combs. Luke and his friends are going to talk food and traditions with a side of gratitude and a lot of music. Blake Shel  more