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  • Safavieh’s $60 million Savannah expansion to create 200 new jobs (Georgia)

    08/16/2017 6:40:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Savannah Morning News ^ | August 16, 2017 | Mary Carr Mayle
    Another global company is betting on the growth of the Southeast — and Georgia’s ports in particular — for its future success. Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday announced that Safavieh, a manufacturer and distributor of international home furnishings, will significantly grow its presence in Chatham County, creating 200 new jobs and investing more than $60 million in a new 1.1 million square foot distribution facility. “Georgia’s robust infrastructure network is among the best in the country and continues to cultivate an economic environment ideal for manufacturing and distribution companies like Safavieh,” said Deal. “By choosing Chatham County, Safavieh will have...
  • Atlanta Gym Owner Refuses To Allow Police Officers, Military

    08/10/2017 7:54:10 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 46 replies
    OANN ^ | 10 Aug 2017
    An east Atlanta gym is receiving backlash after the owner posted a sign on the window prohibiting police officers and military members from obtaining a membership. The sign gained attention when a former service member saw it on the window of EAV Barbell Club with profanity, and reported it to media outlets. The owner of the gym, Jim Chambers, claims the policy was put in place because the minority population he serves are uncomfortable in the presence of law enforcement. Chambers claims this policy has been in place since the gym opened. The self-proclaimed political activist told media outlets he...
  • ASOS to create more than 1,600 jobs in Fulton County (Georgia)

    08/08/2017 9:27:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    WENY-TV ^ | August 8, 2017 | Chris Price, WGCL-TV
    ATLANTA, GA -- Governor Nathan Deal today announced that ASOS, a leading online global fashion and beauty retailer, will establish an East Coast e-commerce fulfillment center in Union City, creating more than 1,600 jobs and investing more than $40 million in Fulton County throughout the next five years. In the first phase of development, the fulfillment center will have a 10 million-unit capacity with additional room for future growth. "Georgia is an ideal location for innovative international retailers like ASOS to reach new customers," said Deal. "In choosing to locate in Fulton County, ASOS will benefit from the robust transportation...
  • Rinnai to create 300 jobs in Spalding County (Georgia)

    08/05/2017 4:03:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Newnan Times-Herald ^ | August 5, 2017 | Staff
    The Peachtree City headquarters of a Japanese appliance maker will create 150 jobs in a $69 million plant slated for Griffin. The company’s first U.S. manufacturing plant could result in as many as 300 jobs over the next 10 years, according to Gov. Nathan Deal. Rinnai, a subsidiary of Rinnai Corporation, is headquartered in Peachtree City. Based in Nagoya, Japan, Rinnai Corporation has a network of 20 branches and 86 sales offices in 13 countries across the globe. “Georgia’s economic prosperity is a result of strong partnerships and collaboration with industry leaders from around the world,” said Deal. “Georgia is...
  • Reality Winner update: Judge sides with feds on evidence clampdown (Georgia)

    08/04/2017 3:49:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | August 4, 2017 | Johnny Edwards
    The federal judge presiding over the case of accused National Security Agency leaker Reality Winner has come down on prosecutors’ side in a dispute over rules of evidence, which defense attorneys have said could jeopardize her right to a fair trial. In a ruling Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Brian Epps said defense attorneys cannot talk about classified information in open court, even if it has already been published in the news media. Epps granted prosecutors’ motion for a protective order designed to keep an alleged leaker from leaking further, and to force those defending her to tread lightly, lest they...
  • Americans Protest ‘Very Fake News’ CNN Outside of Atlanta Headquarters

    ATLANTA, Georgia — More than 150 protesters charged the CNN headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia to share their disgust with the network’s peddling of “fake news” against President Trump’s administration. With signs reading “FNN #FakeNewsNetwork” and others targeting the networks’ advertisers such as AT&T and Microsoft, protesters chanted “CNN fake news!” directly in front of the CNN Centers’ signature logo. Protesters told Breitbart News that the rally against CNN was an effort to call out the media corporation for its unbalanced coverage of the Trump administration and its targeting of Americans, most specifically the creator of the anti-CNN wrestling match meme...
  • UPS Subsidiary to Create 325 Jobs in Atlanta

    07/21/2017 9:54:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Commercial Property Executive ^ | July 21, 2017 | Evelina Croitoru
    The Atlanta unit of United Parcel Service Inc., Coyote Logistics, revealed plans to develop a 48,000-square-foot operations center in Atlanta. The project will lead to the creation of 325 professional jobs, including full-time sales and customer service positions. The location, 255 Ottley Drive within Armour Yards, will allow the UPS subsidiary to benefit from the area’s expansive transportation infrastructure and well-connected business community. The Armour Yards office will accommodate the firm’s information technology, customer service and sales employees. Solid Infrastructure “Georgia’s solid logistics and distribution sector continues to attract thriving companies such as Coyote Logistics. This announcement is indicative of...
  • #CNNBlackmail: See you in Atlanta! (Protest at CNN HQ Saturday, July 22)

    07/19/2017 9:08:09 AM PDT · by kristinn · 17 replies
    Media Equalizer ^ | Saturday, July 15, 2017 | Melanie Morgan
    Unlike some, at least we don’t use witchcraft to get our point across! In years past, the alt-Left has resorted to using spells, pointy hats and rituals as a protest tactic. On Saturday, July 22 at noon, a group of ordinary Americans will be flocking to Atlanta. With our placards, megaphones and passion for the truth, we’ll gather in front of CNN World Headquarters. We’ll promise to leave the eye-of-newt and toe-of-frog at home, however! StopTheScalpings and The Media Equality Project are joining with Mainstreet Patriots by hitting CNN in “their house”. Why are we taking this extraordinary step? Simply...
  • New cricket league to build stadium, field team in Atlanta (17,000 jobs in 8 city league)

    07/17/2017 9:48:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    WXIA-TV | July 17, 2017 | Michael King
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.11alive.com/sports/new-cricket-league-to-build-stadium-field-team-in-atlanta/457332929
  • Tire plant positive for Coweta, region (1,000 jobs in Georgia)

    07/13/2017 9:39:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Newnan Times-Herald ^ | July 13, 2017 | Kandice Bell
    The decision by Sentury Tire, the fifth-largest tire manufacturer in China, to locate a plant in LaGrange will also benefit Coweta and the West Georgia region, according to local business professionals. Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Sentury Tire will create more than 1,000 jobs and invest $530 million in a car- and light-truck tire manufacturing operation in neighboring Troup County. Sentury Tire is headquartered in Qingdao, Shandong, China. In 2009, it started mass production of tires for passenger, crossover, and sport utility vehicles, as well as commercial vans, light trucks and aircraft, according to a press release. The new,...
  • Georgia Teen’s Death Cover-Up – Horror Endured By Parents – Organs Missing From Body!

    07/11/2017 6:03:59 AM PDT · by davikkm · 6 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    What continues to be left out are the facts that the camera footage was spliced. The blood type of Kendrick Johnson the 15 year old who was missing all the organs out of his body after second autopsy. Rich people boast and one family did when their son got his second heart by the same doctor the same week Kendrick died. The amount of people involved in this murder is beyond conspiracy. Taking all his organs is flat out satanic greed! His parents continue to fight the battle, and no one is listening! Not Black Lives Matter (Soros funded) Not...
  • Second Big Film Studio Set For Fayette County (5,000 jobs in Georgia)

    07/10/2017 9:07:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    WABE-FM ^ | July 10, 2017 | Ellie Hensley
    A $58 million film studio is in the works for Fayette County, just minutes from Pinewood Atlanta Studios. This week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle reports the 24-acre, six-stage complex in north Fayetteville would be called Cinema South Studios. The team behind the venture includes Alvin Williams, a film producer with more than 30 years of experience in the film industry; Jim Viviano of 5G Studio Collaborative, the architect behind the project; and Todd Brooks, president at Brooks Real Estate Development Inc. Winter Construction will build the studios once funding is in place. The partners plan to break ground this December with...
  • SHIA LABEOUF ARRESTED FOR DISORDERLY CONDUCT And Public Drunkenness

    07/08/2017 5:31:03 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 99 replies
    TMZ ^ | 7-8-17 | TMZ
    Shia LaBeouf has been arrested in Georgia for being wasted and losing control of himself ... TMZ has learned. Shia was taken into custody at 4 A.M. Saturday morning. He was booked for disorderly conduct, obstruction and public drunkenness. At the time of this post Shia is still in custody. The actor has been down this road before ... Shia was arrested in 2014 outside a New York City cabaret for "drunken behavior." He was arrested in West Hollywood in 2008 for drunk driving.
  • father-children-stabbed-death-inside-gwinnett-home

    07/06/2017 4:08:34 PM PDT · by TermLimitsforAll · 24 replies
    www.ajc.com ^ | 07/06/2017 | Alexis Stevens, John Spink, Christian Boone
    Gwinnett County mother Isabel Martinez was charged with multiple counts of murder in the stabbing deaths of four of her children and their father, law enforcement said Thursday.
  • Woman Finds Strangers Living in Home, and Now She Can't Get Them Out

    07/06/2017 2:38:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 112 replies
    WSBTV ^ | Jul 5, 2017 | Ross Cavitt
    A Cobb County woman is filled with frustration after she says strangers moved into the vacant house she was selling without her knowledge. Getting them out is tougher than you might think. Channel 2's Ross Cavitt talked to both sides of this problem and found out important information for homeowners. Dena Everman couldn't believe it and can't believe the situation she is in. After finding someone living in her home, and a broken window in the back, she assumed a quick call to the police would clear out the trespassers. "I found out in the past week there is some...
  • 4 children, man found dead in Georgia home; mom detained

    07/06/2017 5:39:19 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 6 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 6, 2017
    LOGANVILLE, Ga. -- Police responding to reports of a stabbing say they've found four young children and a man dead inside a home in an Atlanta suburb. Gwinnett County police said another child was taken to a hospital with injuries they describe as serious. Authorities have detained a woman police describe as the mother. No charges have been announced. Police said in a brief statement that the bodies were found early Thursday morning in Loganville. Police described the crime as horrendous. No identities have been released and a motive has also yet to be determined, CBS affiliate WGCL-TV reports.
  • Ted Cruz: CNN May Have Broken Georgia Law

    07/05/2017 9:33:58 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 84 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 07/05/2017
    According to Senator Ted Cruz, CNN’s threats to dox the Reddit user who created the Trump wrestling CNN video could be a violation of Georgia law. CNN discovered the identity of the Reddit user who made the video and essentially threatened to reveal his identity if he continued to post unsavory content. Cruz said if CNN tracked down the Reddit user through his IP address and then used that information to threaten him, they could be in violation of a Georgia law. CNN headquarters are located in Atlanta, GA. The GA Code explains that someone could be guilty of “Theft...
  • Colorado nonprofit sue to overturn special election results in Georgia's 6th...

    07/05/2017 5:12:44 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 33 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Jul 4, 2017 | Colorado Springs Gazette
    A group of Georgia voters and a Colorado-based watchdog organization filed a lawsuit late Monday asking a judge to overturn the results of last month's 6th Congressional District special election and scrap the state's voting system, Colorado Politics has learned. The complaint, filed in Fulton County Superior Court, alleges that state and local election officials ignored warnings for months that Georgia's centralized election system — already known for potential security flaws and lacking a paper trail to verify results — had been compromised and left unprotected from intruders since at least last summer, casting doubt on Republican Karen Handel's 3.8-point...
  • Lawsuit seeks to void Georgia congressional election results (Handel vs. Ossoff)

    07/04/2017 2:11:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    KWQC-TV ^ | July 4, 2017 | The Associated Press
    ATLANTA (AP) - A new lawsuit claims Georgia's electronic touchscreen voting system is so riddled with problems that the results of the most expensive House race in U.S. history should be tossed out and a new election held. The lawsuit by the Colorado-based Coalition for Good Governance and six Georgia voters was filed Monday in Fulton County Superior Court. It seeks to overturn the results of the June 20 runoff election between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Handel was declared the winner....
  • The Fate of the Democrats' Future May Lie in Georgia

    06/27/2017 7:28:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 27, 2017 | Salena Zito
    img src=https://media.townhall.com/townhall/reu/ha/2014/30/0a5e65b4-cf5a-4137-b06d-13e222fb3af1.jpg> In the middle of the last century, Ringgold, Georgia, was the town that expedited the formation of an institution that built the country in that era, namely, early marriage. At the time, you could get married at the age of 15 -- provided you had the consent of your parents or guardian -- and, thanks to Ringgold's 45-minute blood test, you could get married quickly. Word got out rapidly, and this tiny little town just over the Tennessee state line became known as the marriage mecca of the Southeast and the mid-Atlantic. It fulfilled the hasty youthful heart...