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55 min ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Latest JEMC Foundation grants

The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded a total of $80,000 in grants during its July meeting, including $62,500 to organizations serving northeast Georgia residents: *$15,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Barrow County in Winder for its Power Hour comprehensive homework help and tutoring program, and Goals for Graduation, a program that ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgia, Barrow County, GA, Winder, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Medicine, Nursing

5 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 8/22/14: Movie studios as far as the eye can see, forever and ever

Atlanta developer Jim Jacoby is partnering with MBS3, a Los Angeles-based production studio affiliated with filmmaker James Cameron, to help develop what he says will be the Southeast's largest movie studio along Jimmy Carter Boulevard in Gwinnett County.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Nathan Deal, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Georgia

Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 21 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Georgia.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA, Cobb County, GA, Kennesaw, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Norcross, GA, Lilburn, GA

CBS Atlanta

Ga. woman shoots suspected burglar through door

Gwinnett County police say a 73-year-old woman shot through a door and wounded suspected burglar as he approached her bedroom.


State of Georgia

Learn About the Peach Pass

Georgia commuters are well-acquainted with the frustration of traffic on the interstate.


Digital Post Production

Jacoby Development and MBS3 Announce Atlanta Partnership

Jacoby Development, Inc. and MBS3, the Los Angeles-based management and production support company behind MBS Media Campus and MBS Equipment Company, has been selected by Jacoby Development to market, lease and manage Atlanta Media Campus and Studios.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

American Legion Magazine

Legacy Run Day 4: All in the family and a very special vest

Legion Riders ride through Georgia after stops in North Carolina during Day 4 of the Legacy Run.


Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Habersham County, GA, Mount Airy, GA, Buford, GA

WAVE-TV Louisville

Family bought tickets to abandoned amusement park

A Gwinnett County family wants their money back after they purchased season passes to Fantasy Magic World, in the parking lot of Gwinnett Place Mall, and none of the rides were operational.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Marshall Independent

Lloyd Earl Grow, Jr.

SNELLVILLE, Ga. - Lloyd Earl Grow, Jr. 73, was laid to rest Thursday, Aug. 14, at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia.


Related Topix: Snellville, GA, Canton, GA, Cherokee County, GA

The Spokesman-Review

Automated checkout system approved for Spokane Public Library - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your account. Getting materials at a Spokane Public Library will become simpler next year with the installation of new checkout and tracking technology.


Related Topix: Libraries, Duluth, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Developer: Kenerly never asked for bribe

Prosecutors considered him their key witness, a longtime Gwinnett developer given immunity to spill what he knew about corruption inside county government.


Related Topix: Dacula, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

ARC: 4,100 wonderful souls moved to Atlanta in the past year

The data junkies at the Atlanta Regional Commission, the massive agency tasked with planning metro Atlanta's long-term water, land-use, and transportation needs, say the 10-county region added 52,700 new residents between April 2013 and April 2014.


Peach Pundit

Jason Carter Pushes Education in a Possibly Purple Gwinnett County

Democratic candidate for Governor Jason Carter was the featured speaker at Tuesday's meeting of the Gwinnett Rotary Club, and according to a story in the Gwinnett Daily Post , his topic was education.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Jason Carter, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Representative Tom Rice

This weekend: Find the blues in and Around Atlanta August 23-25, 2014

It's time to look at the blues happening in and around Atlanta for the coming weekend.


Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Tucker, GA, Lilburn, GA, Events

A profile in courage

Aimee Copeland was the guest speaker for the Cobb Executive Women's dinner entitled a 'An Evening with Aimee Copeland' at the Mansour Center on Tuesday evening.


Related Topix: Snellville, GA, Carrollton, GA, Carroll County, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Construction & Demolition Recycling

Hyundai Construction Equipment partners with attachment manufacturer

Earthmoving and material handling equipment manufacturer Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. , Norcross, Georgia, has announced a partnership with attachment manufacturer Werk-Brau , Findlay, Ohio, which it says will allow the company to provide a wider array of attachment options to its customers.


Related Topix: Norcross, GA

KHOU-TV Houston

New dating website uses criteria you wouldn't expect

A woman and her web developer husband create a dating website called Special Bridge that caters to people with disabilities.


Related Topix: Buford, GA

Peach Pundit

Apartments in Snellville?

An information session sponsored by the grassroots group drew a crowd estimated at over 800 people to Gwinnett County's Brookwood High School last Thursday night to discuss a proposal to build apartments near Snellville's Eastside Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA, Standardized Testing, Education

Lembeck set to receive a $33K raise

The Marietta Board of Education is expected to vote tonight on increasing Superintendent Emily Lembeck's base salary by about $33,000, or 20 percent, according to Randy Weiner, board chairman.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Cobb County, GA, Rockdale County, GA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

TV Technology

KTVA-TV Adopts Harmonic Spectrum ChannelPort

Harmonic announced that KTVA Alaska, a CBS affiliate owned by Denali Media Holdings, has built a brand-new media center in Anchorage using a broad complement of Harmonic technologies.


Related Topix: Norcross, GA