The free market has found a way to create a new revenue stream off electronic bikes and scooters, and this answer promises to resolve one thorny issue regarding the devices – where and how the devices are charged.
Now MARTA shifts to zooming in on each individual project: turning those thick lines on maps into detailed designs of where exactly to lay a rail, where to build a bus lane, where to set up stations and stops.
And the new name is …Truist.The top executives of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based BB&T Corp. and Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks Inc. announced Wednesday that the name of their new merged bank will be Truist – a name picked to reflect the heritage of both financial institutions.
The A-list Sunday night dinner – “In Bernie’s Honor” – raised an historic $117.7 million in celebration of Bernie Marcus’ 90th birthday.The co-founder of The Home Depot Inc. was feted by his fellow co-founders – Arthur Blank and Ken Langone – as well as the top business, civic and government leaders in Georgia.
A Gwinnett County granite installation company that didn’t pay its workers overtime was among four firms cited Wednesday by the federal government – including one that stiffed its workers out of $1.5 million at a Marine military base, plus one cited Tuesday for shorting workers at an Air Force base in Panama City, Fl. wrecked by Hurricane Michael.
By King Williams Keith Parker is the current President and CEO of Goodwill of North Georgia. He is also known to many in Atlanta as the former CEO of MARTA, who for five years oversaw one of the greatest turnarounds in the organization’s history. Parker is a long-time industry veteran who has worked in transit […]
Climate change mitigation is the No. 1 priority named in the sustainability program approved unanimously by Fulton County’s Board of Commissioners. The measure is strongly endorsed by environmentalists and members of a citizen panel that contributed to the document.
Agriculture secretaries just don’t get the attention they deserve. A recent cover of the magazine caricatured Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Bob Barr shining the president’s shoes. No member of the Trump team has shined those shoes more enthusiastically, however, than the former Georgia governor, nor under tougher circumstances.
The proposed investment priorities of More MARTA in the city of Atlanta feels as though we’re coming up short.In gauging the response of the proposed priorities and timeline of the More MARTA plan, it appears few are satisfied or comfortable with the plan as it stands.
Jackie Ampofa is a teenager who represents the next generation of community leaders. She’s working to improve a blighted area near Six Flags Over Georgia and her mentor – whose work contributed to a new statewide law protecting tenants – brought her to an event that teaches folks from less-advantaged backgrounds how to build partnerships across generations.
“The Souvenir” is a portrait of the artist as a young doormat.Set in London in the ‘80s (i.e., no computers, cellphones, but the occasional IRA attack at Harrods), the movie features Tilda Swinton, looking as close to ordinary as you’ve ever seen her, and her real-life daughter, Honor Swinton Byrne, here cast as her movie daughter, Julie.
It is an iconic image, to say the least. Astronaut Alan Shepard, in his full spacesuit, standing on the surface of the moon…swinging at a golf ball. Amid all of the hi tech, “get me to the moon and back” gear aboard the Apollo 14 mission, Shepard had smuggled a makeshift golf club and some […]
This year’s teen winner of the Georgia Poet Laureate’s Prize explores questions of self that respond directly to Henri Cole, another award-winning poet who observed a poem is, “a little snapshot of the soul in a moment of being.”
By Guest Columnist JIMMY ETHEREDGE, senior managing director, Accenture – U.S. Southeast
Last summer, I joined more than 250 representatives from the private, public, faith, educational, advocacy, and civic sectors, who convened at Mercedes Benz Stadium and committed to support a three-year strategic plan to address the risk factors that accelerate human trafficking in Atlanta.
A tight labor market continues to headline the Southeast’s economic conditions, though the transportation industry is bracing for job cuts related to trade tariffs, according to a federal report – and that was before President Trump announced potential tariffs on Mexico.