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Software Maker Salesforce Adding 300+ Jobs To Atlanta Hub

By at November 3, 2014 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

Software Maker Salesforce Adding 300+ Jobs To Atlanta Hub

Monday, November 3, 2014 Silicon Valley tech giant and software maker Salesforce plans to add more than 300 jobs to its Atlanta regional hub. Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) is expected to lease more than 50,000 square feet in Atlanta Plaza, a 34-story building where it... Read more »

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Atlanta’s Best Places to Work 2014

By at September 13, 2014 | 7:29 am | 0 Comment

Atlanta’s Best Places to Work 2014

Atlanta’s Best Places To Work for 2014 Each year, Atlanta Business Chronicle, in partnership with Quantum Workplace, a global leader in workplace culture assessment, surveys the metro area’s employers to find those employers that have discovered how to become one of... Read more »

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Yahoo Expected To Acquire Atlanta Based News Distribution Network For Up To $400M

By at April 2, 2014 | 12:45 am | 0 Comment

Yahoo Expected To Acquire Atlanta Based News Distribution Network For Up To $400M

Yahoo is expected to acquire Atlanta based News Distribution Network Inc, reportedly offering between $300 million and $400 million for the online video technology company, according to a source. The Sunnyvale, California-based Internet giant is continuing its efforts... Read more »

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$30M In Bonds Approved For Falcons Stadium & Other Projects

By at May 24, 2013 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment

$30M In Bonds Approved For Falcons Stadium & Other Projects

May 24, 2013 On Thursday, the Georgia Board of Economic Development approved $30 million in bond financing related to the new Atlanta Falcons stadium and two other high-profile downtown projects. Half of the money will go toward property acquisition associated with... Read more »

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Falcons Blow Huge Lead But Advance On Last Minute Field Goal To Defeat Seahawks

By at January 14, 2013 | 7:17 am | 0 Comment

Falcons Blow Huge Lead But Advance On Last Minute Field Goal To Defeat Seahawks

The top-seeded Atlanta Falcons needed a last-minute field goal to claim a nerve-jangling 30-28 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday despite squandering a 20-point lead in an exhilarating fourth quarter. They allowed a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter to slip away... Read more »

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2012 Veterans Day Specials, Discounts, Freebies

By at November 11, 2012 | 12:53 pm | 0 Comment

2012 Veterans Day Specials, Discounts, Freebies

Specials, discounts, free meals, etc being offered to active, former and retired military members for this year's Veterans Day holiday. Most offers are good for Sunday and/or Monday. Military ID typically required. Happy Veterans Day! Applebees Free Meal Applebees is... Read more »

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Atlanta Falcons Still Undefeated At 6-0 During Bye Week

By at October 16, 2012 | 12:49 pm | 0 Comment

Atlanta Falcons Still Undefeated At 6-0 During Bye Week

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Entering their bye week, the Atlanta Falcons are the NFL's only remaining undefeated team this season, at 6-0 and with a two game lead over the rest of the NFC. While most would be celebrating being undefeated at this point in the season,... Read more »

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Braves’ Chipper Jones Bids Farewell After Wild Card Playoff Loss

By at October 6, 2012 | 1:09 pm | 0 Comment

Braves’ Chipper Jones Bids Farewell After Wild Card Playoff Loss

Saturday, October 6, 2012 Friday night saw the end of Chipper Jones' illustrious career as an Atlanta Brave. Chipper began his major league career 19 years ago, in Atlanta Braves uniform, and in that uniform his tenure concluded. Friday night, as the Braves team... Read more »

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Atlanta Hawks Trade Joe Johnson, Marvin Williams

By at July 3, 2012 | 2:27 am | 0 Comment

Atlanta Hawks Trade Joe Johnson, Marvin Williams

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to deal All-Star guard Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets and trade forward Marvin Williams of Bremerton to the Utah Jazz, according to multiple media reports. Trades can’t be officially consummated until the NBA moratorium ends on July 11... Read more »

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Atlanta City Council Passes Budget For 2013

By at June 19, 2012 | 6:40 pm | 0 Comment

Atlanta City Council Passes Budget For 2013

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Atlanta's City Council passed the city's $542 million budget for fiscal year 2013, which includes boosting the city's police force to its largest ever, no tax increases, and no layoffs. The budget for the 2013 fiscal year begins July 1st and... Read more »

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Atlanta’s Hardest Jobs To Fill

By at May 29, 2012 | 7:16 pm | 0 Comment

Atlanta’s Hardest Jobs To Fill

May 29, 2012 Despite high unemployment, American and Atlanta employers still struggle to fill certain positions particularly in skilled trades, engineering and IT, Manpower Group reported Tuesday. In its seventh-annual Talent Shortage Survey, the human resources... Read more »

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Record Breaking Temperatures & Pollen Count Continue in Atlanta

By at March 20, 2012 | 6:17 pm | 0 Comment

Record Breaking Temperatures & Pollen Count Continue in Atlanta

March 20, 2012 Atlanta is on track to break a more than 100-year-old record for consecutive days above 80 degrees in March and the city's pollen count continues to skyrocket into uncharted territory. The record of six days in a row was set in 1907. The record was tied... Read more »

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Mayor Pushing For New Stadium For Atlanta Falcons

By at March 15, 2012 | 5:05 pm | 0 Comment

Mayor Pushing For New Stadium For Atlanta Falcons

March 15, 2012 Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said today that by building a new Atlanta Falcons stadium the city would likely be awarded the opportunity to host a Super Bowl. The mayor spoke about a new Falcons stadium at the tail end of an interview about voter approval... Read more »

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Falcons Sign Former Pro Bowl Linebacker Lofa Tatupu‎

By at March 12, 2012 | 11:55 am | 0 Comment

Falcons Sign Former Pro Bowl Linebacker Lofa Tatupu‎

March 12, 2012 The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with former Pro Bowl linebacker Lofa Tatupu. The team announced the deal Saturday. No terms were released. Tatupu was a second-round pick by Seattle in 2005 and spent six seasons with the Seahawks. He was named... Read more »

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2012 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament Kicks Off Today

By at March 8, 2012 | 8:58 am | 1 Comments

2012 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament Kicks Off Today

By Paul Newberry Associated Press ATLANTA — Welcome to the Blue Devil-Tar Heel Invitational. Sure, the official name is the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, but Duke and North Carolina have turned college basketball’s hallowed postseason shindig into... Read more »

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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group To Manage The Mansion

By at March 2, 2012 | 6:13 pm | 0 Comment

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group To Manage The Mansion

March 2, 2012 An international luxury hotel chain that’s tried to come to Atlanta for five years has finally struck a deal in Buckhead. Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has signed a contract to manage The Mansion on Peachtree, according to a source familiar with the... Read more »

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