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State Tipoffs Involving Georgia Newsletter for Sunday December 15, 2019 ( 59 items )  

2Checkout Announces 2019 Winter Release
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- 2Checkout, an all-in-one monetization platform for businesses, issued the following news: 2Checkout, the leading all-in-one monetization platform for global businesses, today announced the latest release of its Avangate Monetization Platform, featuring an enriched Application Programming Interface (API) version 6.0, that offers merchants a more flexible, and customizable payment experience, within a secure and compliant system. The API 6.0 connects into merchants' s  more

2Checkout Is Named Top 2019 Employer
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- 2Checkout, an all-in-one monetization platform for businesses, issued the following news: 2Checkout, the leading all-in-one monetization platform for global businesses, is proud to announce that it has been ranked third in the Top Employers 2019 list published by "Where We Work" (translation), an independent platform and community dedicated to employees in Romania. The annual recognition list highlights those companies that demonstrate a strong focus on their emplo  more

American Airlines: New Flights From Austin to Boston and San Jose Start This Spring
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 10 -- American Airlines issued the following news release: * * * - Airline also adds service for special events next year * * * American Airlines is giving customers a treat this holiday season with the announcement of two new routes from the vibrant and eclectic city of Austin, Texas (AUS), to the capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose, California (SJC), and to the historical city of Boston (BOS). These new routes will operate twice daily beginning in April. The airlin  more

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen Together Again to Co-Host CNN's New Year's Eve Celebration
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: Back for their third year together, Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen will co-host CNN's New Year's Eve coverage live from New York City's Times Square. The long-time friends will ring in 2020 on CNN's New Year's Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen on December 31st starting at 8pm ET. At 12:30am ET, they will hand over to CNN's Brooke Baldwin a  more

As Health Care Open Enrollment Closes, Perdue Keeps Fighting to Increase Costs, Gut Protections
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 13 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: With open enrollment under the health care law closing this Sunday, Senator David Perdue still remains determined to strip protections for pre-existing conditions and increase the cost of health care from millions of Americans. While Georgians are enrolling in health care plans, Perdue is fighting hard for Republicans' reckless health care agenda, recently voting to uphold new rules undermining health   more

As We Return to India Dec. 22, Discover a Different Delta Air Lines
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 11 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta re-enters the India market on Dec. 22 with nonstop daily service from New York-JFK to Mumbai. Since we last flew to India in 2015, the U.S. airline has invested billions of dollars, completely reinventing the customer experience with innovative products and services taking hospitality to new heights. "We're investing in every customer, wherever they sit on our aircraft, ensuring time flies faster on long-haul routes l  more

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau Closes 2019 With Esteemed Industry Awards
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau issued the following news release: Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) celebrates industry awards in numerous categories including customer service, public relations and marketing initiatives in 2019. * Cvent ranked Atlanta No. 4 on its 2019 list of Top 50 Cities for Meetings and Events, moving up one position from 2018. Cvent evaluated more than 1,000 cities, ranking them based on meeting and event booking activi  more

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces Most Significant Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Compensation Raises in 15 Years
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 11 -- The city of Atlanta issued the following news release: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the most significant pay raises for Atlanta Fire Rescue Department (AFRD) personnel in 15 years. Joined by AFRD Chief Randall Slaughter, Mayor Bottoms unveiled a $15.6 million plan to further increase base pay for the City's sworn firefighters in AFRD over the next three and a half years. "As first responders, Atlanta's firefighters are on the front lines of danger each and   more

Beloved Brazilian Dish Highlights Refreshed Delta One Menu to Latin America
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 11 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: December starts with a refreshed Delta One menu including a beloved Latin American dish: the Brazilian moqueca. In addition to the moqueca, a seafood stew with shrimp and halibut, Delta One presents tempting culinary creations highlighting beef, pork, chicken and succulent pasta, which can be ordered ahead with the pre-select meal option. This is part of the airline's ongoing effort to elevate and redefine the onboard dining  more

Clearer Picture: Utah State University Data Scientist Enhances Data Visualization
LOGAN, Utah, Dec. 10 -- Utah State University issued the following news: It's easier to understand data, when you can see it. "People are very visual," says Utah State University data scientist Kevin Moon. "For scientists, having the ability to examine the structure of a complex dataset allows them to explore ideas and generate hypotheses." Moon is lead author of a paper released Dec. 3, 2019, in Nature Biotechnology, describing a new nonlinear method he and colleagues from Yale University, M  more

CNN International to Air Special Coverage of the 2019 UK Election
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: As voters across the United Kingdom head to the polls, CNN International will air special programming of the UK election starting at 10pm GMT on Thursday, December 12, providing viewers with the latest polls, updates, results and reactions. Richard Quest, Bianca Nobilo and Hala Gorani will lead the network's special coverage from CNN's London studio  more

Cutter, LLC Chooses ControlScan for Managed Security Threat Detection, Response
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 11 -- ControlScan, a managed security service provider, issued the following news release: ControlScan, a leader in managed security services specializing in compliance, detection and response, has been chosen by Cutter to help the financial services firm reduce its cybersecurity risk. According to the newly signed agreement, ControlScan will provide Cutter with 24x7 security threat detection and response as a managed service. According to the ControlScan 2019 Managed De  more

Delta and Wheels Up Partner to Make Private Aviation More Accessible to Individual and Corporate
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta Air Lines and Wheels Up are partnering to create one of the world's largest owned and managed fleets of private aircraft. The partnership will make private aviation accessible to more consumers and provide unparalleled travel options. The companies have reached a definitive agreement for Delta Private Jets, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta, to combine with Wheels Up. The transaction will pair Wheels Up's membership  more

Delta CEO Ed Bastian to Showcase Future of Travel With CES 2020 Opening Keynote
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Ed's keynote will showcase consumer-focused innovations that transform travel into a part of the journey to look forward to. It will mark the first time an airline delivers a CES keynote and has a major presence in the exhibitor showroom. Delta will showcase the transformation of the air travel experience at CES 2020, making history as the first airline with a keynote address and a major presence in the exhibitor showroom.   more

Delta Hosts Investor Day, Highlighting Its Global Scale, Powerful Brand and Unmatched Competitive Advantages
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta today will host its annual event for the investment community, where leadership will provide an update on the company's business strategy and 2020 financial targets. "We are executing well against our strategic priorities and on track for a record 2019 - a testament to the incredible work of Delta employees worldwide who serve our customers with a focus on providing exceptional travel experiences each and every day,"   more

Delta Introduces Holiday Favorites and Classic Comfort Foods in First Class Cabins on U.S.-Mexico Routes
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is ushering in the winter season by introducing holiday favorites and classic comfort foods in its First Class cabins on flights between the U.S. and Mexico City. The dishes include Latin American and global selections, along with dishes sourced from California farmers on Delta's flights from Los Angeles to Mexico City. "We've worked to design an experience that will nourish our customers this winter, providing some d  more

Delta Presents Social Impact Awards to Junior Achievement Youth in Africa and Americas
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is proud to partner with 30 Junior Achievement chapters across four continents to ignite an educational spark in more than 80 0,000 students across the globe each year. Delta people go above and beyond to facilitate job shadows and work with students through simulated real-world exercises that teach financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship education and introduce them to careers in aviation. Each year De  more

Delta's Atlanta Military Lounge Offers Holiday Comforts to Troops for 50th Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 8 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Thanks to hundreds of Delta volunteers, the lounge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport offers rest and relaxation to 15,000 to 20,000 military service members and their families each year. Delta opened its Atlanta Military Lounge for the 50th time last week, providing a space for military members and their families to relax and recharge while traveling through the Atlanta airport this holiday season. Each year, the lounge   more

Dem Govs Now Own Stacey Abrams' Radical Positions
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is rekindling their relationship with radical left-wing activist Stacey Abrams. Despite her refusal to conceded in her failed run for governor of Georgia in 2018 and campaigning side by side with fellow radicals like Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Maxine Waters, who advocated for Republicans to go "straight to hell," the DGA announced a partnership with Abram  more

Dr. Dub Darville Receives GSCPA's Outstanding Accounting Educator Award: Shorter University
ROME, Georgia, Dec. 13 -- Shorter University issued the following news: The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society of CPAs was honored to present the 2019 Outstanding Accounting Educator Award to Robert "Dub" Darville, Ph.D. of Shorter University at the 2019 Fall Leadership Council Meeting. The Outstanding Accounting Educator Award began in 1981 and recognizes a full-time accounting educator who has made significant contributions to accounting education and has had a significant impact   more

ESPN: All-Star Line-Up of Presenters Revealed for 2019 Home Depot College Football Awards
BRISTOL, Connecticut, Dec. 9 -- ESPN, a sports media company, issued the following news release: * * * - 29th Annual Awards Show Live from Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. ET, on ESPN - NCFAA Contributions to College Football Award to Recognize Georgia Great Herschel Walker * * * Each year The Home Depot College Football Awards recognize the achievements of the top players and coaches in college football. Presenters for this year's ceremony include pas  more

Exercise Yields Some Cardiovascular Benefits in Children With Excess Weight: Augusta University
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 [TNSmedicalresearch-International Journal of Obesity] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: Eight months of daily, afterschool physical activity in previously inactive 8- to 11-year-olds with obesity and overweight improved key measures of their cardiovascular health like good cholesterol levels, aerobic fitness and percent body fat, but didn't improve others like arterial stiffness, an early indicator of cardiovascular risk, investigators report. T  more

Florida Agriculture Services Issues Statement on Florida-Georgia Water Ruling
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Dec. 12 -- The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services issued the following statement by Commissioner Nicole "Nikki" Fried on federal judge ruling on Georgia's consumption of water shared with Florida: "Today's ruling is a major disappointment for fair, responsible water usage on which both states depend. "Georgia's unchecked disruption of our shared waters in the Apalachicola River has devastated Florida's oyster industry. "I'm encouraging our state agen  more

Florida Atlantic University, Georgia State University Partner to Help Families Affected by Addiction
BOCA RATON, Florida, Dec. 10 -- Florida Atlantic University, a component of the state university system in Florida, issued the following news release: About 8.7 million children live with a parent who has a substance use disorder. Addiction can have recurring and negative long-term effects on the child, the parent and the family. Historically, child welfare, the courts, and treatment providers use different approaches to engage parents in treatment, which presents challenges for those who work   more

Ga. Secretary of State: Georgia Elections Conference Is the Nation's Largest
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 9 -- The Georgia Secretary of State issued the following news release: The largest meeting of election officials in U.S. history is occurring in Savannah this week. More than 700 local and state elections officials from across Georgia are attending a four-day conference, the largest conference of its kind in the country and a record attendance for the Georgia Association of Voter Registration and Election Officials. "This turnout illustrates how closely the state and cou  more

Ga. Secretary of State: Special Election Set for District 171
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- The Georgia Secretary of State issued the following news release: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Monday the date of the special election required for House District 171 which became vacant with the death of Rep. Jay Powell, R-Camilla. The special election will be Jan. 28 for the district, which includes parts of Colquitt, Decatur and Mitchell counties. A run-off, if needed, will be Feb. 25. Qualifying for the special election will be in the Electi  more

Genomind Joins Forces With Sharecare to Improve Mental Health Outcomes
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 9 -- Sharecare, a digital health company, issued the following news release: Genomind(R), the leading mental health company, and Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, have formed an exclusive joint venture to provide precision solutions aimed at improving mental health and well-being. Through the partnership, Genomind's innovative mental health education and pharmacogenomic (PGx) services will be available through Sh  more

Georgia Gov. Kemp Issues Statement on Special Master Kelly Ruling on Water Litigation
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Gov. Brian P. Kemp, R-Georgia, issued the following statement by special master Paul Kelly's ruling on the state's water litigation: "We greatly appreciate Special Master Kelly's recognition of Georgia's strong, evidence-based case in this litigation," said Governor Kemp. "We will continue to be good stewards of water resources in every corner of our state, and we hope that this issue will reach a final conclusion soon." Excerpt from Special Master Kelly's ruling:  more

Georgia Institute of Technology: Ross Named Assistant Vice Provost for Advocacy and Conflict Resolution
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 5 -- Georgia Institute of Technology issued the following news: Kyla Ross, director of graduate training and senior academic professional in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), will become the next assistant vice provost for Advocacy and Conflict Resolution (AVP-ACR), effective Dec. 20, 2019. The AVP-ACR position is a full-time academic faculty position. In this role, Ross will oversee the interpretation and enforcement of Georgia Tech poli  more

Georgia Southern University 's Q3 Economic MonitorReflects Improved Economy, Slowing Expected
STATESBORO, Georgia, Dec. 9 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: Georgia Southern University's latest Economic Monitor, which analyzes Q3 2019 data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy expanded during the third quarter of 2019, reversing a modest dip in the second quarter. "Growth in electricity sales and port activity boosted regional economic activity, offsetting some softness in retail sales and tourism,"   more

Georgians Demand Answers After Brian Kemp's Failed Company Gets Its 'Undisclosed' Bailout
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Georgians today are left with more unanswered questions about Governor Brian Kemp's massive outstanding debt from multiple shady business deals. The AJC reported that Hart AgStrong, a struggling agriculture company that Kemp is a part-owner of and guaranteed millions of dollars in loans to, was bailed out for an "undisclosed price." Two of Kemp's loans for the company totaling $600,000 were due last yea  more

Greenberg Traurig Named Florida Regional Litigation Department of the Year by The American Lawyer
MIAMI, Florida, Dec. 9 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release: Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. received the Florida Regional Litigation Department of the Year from The American Lawyer at the publication's 2019 American Lawyer Industry Awards held on Dec. 4 in New York City. The firm was also a finalist in Georgia and New Jersey for the competition that recognizes top regional litigation departments in California, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania,   more

Gulfstream Opens Service Center at Business Aviation Hub Van Nuys Airport
SAVANNAH, Georgia, Dec. 11 -- Gulfstream Aerospace, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, issued the following news release: * * * - Sustainable Aviation Fuel Among Resources For Large Customer Base * * * Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has officially opened its second company-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Southern California, one of the world's busiest corridors for Gulfstream business jets. The new service center at Van Nuys Airport has customer resourc  more

Insight Global Named a 2019 Best Company for Women by Comparably for Third Consecutive Year
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Insight Global, a staffing services company, issued the following news: Insight Global was a named a 2019 Best Company for Women by Comparably for the third consecutive year. The rankings were based on anonymous employee responses received over a 12-month period on a variety of questions regarding perks and benefits offered by their respective companies. The full list can be viewed here: https://www.businessinsider.com/comparably-50-best-companies-for-women-to-work  more

Insight Global Named Among Top 50 US Companies for Diversity, According to Comparably
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Insight Global, a staffing services company, issued the following news: Insight Global was named on Comparably's 2019 Best Companies for Diversity list. The winners of this award received the highest ratings by diverse employees of color (non-Caucasian) who provided anonymous feedback about their employers on Comparably.com within the past year. "Insight Global is investing more than ever into driving diversity. That investment is being met with a tone of excitemen  more

Insight Global Ranked by Comparably as a 2019 Best Company for Culture
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- Insight Global, a staffing services company, issued the following news: Insight Global was ranked #6 on Comparably's 2019 Best Company Culture list. The rankings were based on ratings by employees who provided anonymous feedback on Comparably.com to a variety of workplace culture questions over the past year, ranging from office environment and compensation to leadership and work-life balance. "We're honored and humbled to be recognized for our company culture. Ins  more

Insight Global's Bert Bean Named a Best CEO in the U.S.
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 11 -- Insight Global, a staffing services company, issued the following news: Insight Global's Bert Bean was named among the top Best CEOs in 2019 by Comparably. The winners of Comparably's Best CEOs Awards received the highest ratings by employees who provided anonymous feedback about their chief executive officers within the past year. This is Bert's second consecutive year to be named a Best CEO by Comparably. "Bert is always looking for ways to evolve our business t  more

Keesbury, Cameron Named to All-Southern Conference Faculty, Staff Team: Mercer University
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 13 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Mercer University is represented by Dr. Sybil Keesbury and Myra Cameron on the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team, announced. Begun in 2016, the All-SoCon Faculty and Staff Team consists of two individuals from each institution who share the common characteristics of demonstrated service to the institution and contributions to campus life and the local community. Faculty members have demonstrated strong contr  more

Loeffler Facing 'Minefield' of Potential Ethical Issues' Ahead of Senate Appointment
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Following Kelly Loeffler's disastrous roll-out that featured "mounting conservative criticism" and a reveal that Loeffler helped buy her appointment to the Senate by promising to "funnel $20 million of her own cash into the campaign," today the AJC laid out the latest challenge facing Loeffler as she struggles to establish herself among Georgia voters: her potential '"minefield' of ethical issues". The  more

Loeffler's Wreck of a Week: Questions Rise About Where She Stands, Potential 'Minefield' of Ethical Issues'
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 13 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Kelly Loeffler hasn't even taken office yet, and already the "political mega-donor" is showing she's "not yet ready for her close-up." This week, Loeffler continues to face "mounting conservative criticism" alongside accusations that she's trying to buy a Senate seat by funneling "$20 million of her own cash" into next year's election. But now, Loeffler's also faced with a potential "minefield' of ethi  more

Lt. Governor Duncan Praises Winners at 12th Annual Business & Education Summit
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, R-Georgia, issued the following news release: Yesterday, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan celebrated College and Career Academies across Georgia by hosting the 12th Annual Business and Education Summit at Lanier Technical College in Gainesville. Surrounded by educators, students and business leaders, Duncan congratulated the award winners and recognized the significant impact College and Career Academies are having throughout Georgia. "Workforce dev  more

Magnolia Pictures, Participant Acquire North American Rights to CNN Films 'John Lewis: Good Trouble'
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- CNN, a cable channel owned by Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System, issued the following press room announcement: Participant and Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired North American rights to JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dawn Porter (TRAPPED, GIDEON'S ARMY). The film chronicles the life and career of the legendary civil rights activist and Democratic Representative from Georgia. Porter and Laura Michalchyshyn pro  more

Mercer Law School Welcomes Alyssa Leffall as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
MACON, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Mercer Law School welcomed Alyssa Leffall as assistant dean of student affairs on Dec. 2. Leffall previously served as special assistant to the vice president for student affairs at Texas A&M University, where she also worked as assistant director of campus life and student development, program coordinator in the Student Conduct Office and interim assistant director in the Office of the Dean of Student Life. "We are delig  more

Mercer University School of Medicine Holds Grand Opening of New Rural Health Clinic in Peach County
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Mercer Medicine Peach County on Dec. 12 welcomed dozens of local residents for an open house and ribbon-cutting at its offices, which opened in October at 201 Avera Dr. in Fort Valley. Mercer Medicine is the primary care practice and division of the faculty practice of Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM). "Mercer University School of Medicine and Mercer Medicine are committed to quality primary care in rural Geo  more

Mercer University School of Medicine, Twiggs County Collaborative Literacy Project Among Recipients of Inaugural Gsba Leading Edge Awards
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 13 -- Mercer University issued the following news: A collaborative reading and literacy project involving Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), Twiggs County Public Schools, Twiggs County Health Department and Twiggs County Public Library was named a recipient of the inaugural Georgia School Board Association (GSBA) Leading Edge Awards presented Dec. 5 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta. "Vitamins R (Reading) and L (Literacy)" aims to increase the "langua  more

Miral and Warner Bros. to Open World's First Warner Bros. Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in 2021
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 9 -- Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, a division of Time Warner, issued the following news release: Miral, Abu Dhabi's creator of destinations, and Warner Bros. announced today that the world's first Warner Bros. branded hotel - The WB Abu Dhabi - is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Set to open in 2021, construction of the USD 112 million hotel is well underway and is now 40% complete. The WB Abu Dhabi will be located adjacent to the award-winning Warne  more

Muscogee County School Distric Awarded $3 Million Grant for College and Career Academy
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Dec. 9 -- The Muscogee County School District issued the following news release: The Muscogee County School is pleased to announce the approval of a $3 million grant, awarded by the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), to officially establish Jordan High School as a College and Career Academy. "I am extremely proud of the collective work contributed by everyone during the planning, writing and presentation phases of this competitive grant proposal. Buildi  more

N.C. Utilities Commission Issues Order Involving Farrington Apartments
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Dec. 9 -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order (Docket No. WR-2618): In the Matter of Notification by Farrington Apartments, LP, 3715 Northside Parkway, Building 400, Suite 600, Atlanta, Georgia 30327, of Revised Rates and Fees for Charging for Water and Sewer Utility Service in Alta Blu Apartments in Durham County, North Carolina ORDER APPROVING TARIFF REVISION BY THE COMMISSION: On November 26, 2019, Farrington Apartments, LP, (Applican  more

Noble Mourns Death of Long-Time Executive Mark Rafuse
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 12 -- Noble Investment Group issued the following news: Noble Investment Group ("Noble")today announced with great sadness the death of long-time executive, Mark Rafuse, from cardiac arrest. He had served in multiple leadership roles with the organization since 1999. "We are heartbroken by Mark's sudden passing," said Mit Shah, Noble's Chief Executive Officer. "Mark was a dear friend and partner and a dedicated steward of our Noble organization. He believed in our team a  more

Now Hiring: Delta to Welcome Near-Record Number of Pilots in 2020
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 11 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: Delta is set to hire and train more than 1,300 pilots in the next year -- the largest single-year hiring event in more than two decades as the airline in 2020 expects to fly more customers on more flights than ever in its history. Pilots hired in the next year will fill positions across a broad range of mainline fleet types at Delta crew bases in New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Detroit, Seattle and others. "We have an incre  more

Perdue Votes for Another Dangerous, 'Not Qualified' Judicial Nominee for Lifetime Appointment
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 11 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Today, Senator David Perdue continued his streak of voting for another "not qualified" nominee for a lifetime appointment to the federal bench pushed through by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell -- his seventh vote for a nominee rated "not qualified" by the American Bar Association. Perdue's support today for the latest nominee, Lawrence VanDyke, comes despite VanDyke's out-of-touch views and ins  more

Reaching New Heights: Delta Brings Home Top Loyalty, Credit Card Awards From the Points Guy
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- Delta Airlines issued the following news: The Points Guy (TPG) hosted its second annual awards ceremony to honor the best in travel, loyalty and credit cards around the globe, and Delta took home the most awards of any airline for the second year in a row. More than 100,000 TPG readers voted on which brands made travel most enjoyable. Delta won the following categories: * Best Cobranded Airline Credit Card (Delta Reserve(R) Credit Card from American Express) * Be  more

Remission of Follicular Lymphoma for Two-Plus Years Indicates Disease-Free Status That Could Be Lifelong: Georgetown University
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Georgetown University issued the following news release: * * * - Use of next-generation sequencing provides evidence of no detectable lymphoma in these patients. * * * People with follicular lymphoma, a slow-growing lymphatic-system cancer, who have been treated and are in remission for at least two years may no longer have what has been considered an incurable disease based on highly sensitive testing; this means they no longer need therapy   more

S&P Global Platts: Kinder Morgan's Elba Liquefaction in U.S. Exports First LNG Cargo
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 14 -- S&P Global Platts, a subsidiary of S&P Global, issued the following news: * * * - Pakistan said to be destination of Maran Gas Lindos tanker - Kinder Morgan facility is smallest of 6 major US LNG terminals * * * Kinder Morgan's Elba Liquefaction terminal in Georgia shipped its first export cargo on Friday, five months after production began at the smallest of the six major US LNG facilities. The Greek-owned Maran Gas Lindos tanker finished loading at about 8 am l  more

Standard Pathology Tests Outperform Molecular Subtyping in Bladder Cancer: Augusta University
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Dec. 14 [TNSmedicalresearch-Journal of Urology] -- Augusta University issued the following news release: While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options, scientists found that sophisticated new subtyping techniques designed to do this provide no better information than long-standing pathology tests. They looked at several sets of data on cancer sp  more

Technical College System of Georgia Announces Two New College and Career Academies
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- Technical College System of Georgia issued the following news release: The state board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) approved grants totaling $6 million to establish new College and Career Academies in Catoosa County and Muscogee County. TCSG Commissioner, Matt Arthur will award two partnerships with grant funds to establish the new College and Career Academies in the cumulative bond amount of $6 million and the cumulative cash amount of $220,000  more

Underwriters Laboratories Collaborates With U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development to Enable Reuse, Second Lives for Materials
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- The Underwriters Laboratories issued the following news release: * * * - UL and the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development have agreed to support the expansion of US BCSD's Materials Marketplace and help companies secure recognition for reuse through third-party certification. * * * UL has entered into an agreement with the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD) to support the expansion of its Materials Marketplac  more

UPS Expands Global Footprint Of International Express Services
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 9 -- UPS, a package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, issued the following news release: * * * - Expansion of UPS Worldwide Express(R) and UPS Express(R) Plus delivery to over 3,200 new postal codes across 40 countries including five new countries - UPS Worldwide Express Freight(R) delivery expands by nearly 8,000 postal codes across 11 countries including four new countries * * * UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced an expansion across 4  more

What They're Still Saying: 'Untested Big Republican Romney Donor' Could Cause 'Rift' in Georgia GOP
ATLANTA, Georgia, Dec. 10 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Governor Brian Kemp's roll-out of his hand-picked "mega-donor" appointee certainly did not go as planned with "mounting conservative criticism" and Loeffler's reveal that she won her appointment by pledging to buy her seat -- which you'd expect would buy her a digital team that wouldn't confuse her account with another politician's. But with Georgia's Senate seats more vulnerable than ever, it's becomin  more