Amazon to open new distribution center in Newnan, Ga., create 500 jobs

AMAZON TO OPEN NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN NEWNAN, GA., CREATE 500 JOBS

Amazon.com will open a new distribution center in Newnan, Ga., south of Atlanta, and create 500 jobs, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced...

Edible Brands expands COO role with president title

EDIBLE BRANDS EXPANDS COO ROLE WITH PRESIDENT TITLE

Edible Brands is expanding its chief operating officer's role with the title of president. In his expanded position, Cheikh Mboup will...

 
 
 
Executive Profile: Former SunTrust exec is hitting the pavement for BNY

EXECUTIVE PROFILE: FORMER SUNTRUST EXEC IS HITTING THE PAVEMENT FOR BNY

Meet Kent Moegerle, who joined The Bank of New York Mellon Wealth Management after more than a quarter century with SunTrust.

Restaurants and Hospitality: Bowling-dining mashup opening at redeveloped Phipps Plaza

RESTAURANTS AND HOSPITALITY: BOWLING-DINING MASHUP OPENING AT REDEVELOPED PHIPPS PLAZA

A weekly roundup of metro Atlanta's top restaurant and hospitality stories.

 
 
 
How a lack of housing affordability is affecting metro Atlanta's economy

HOW A LACK OF HOUSING AFFORDABILITY IS AFFECTING METRO ATLANTA'S ECONOMY

"Affordability is not just important for enabling home ownership, but is critically important for sustaining economic growth and a...

Amtrak aims to connect Atlanta and Nashville

AMTRAK AIMS TO CONNECT ATLANTA AND NASHVILLE

Amtrak is reportedly pitching a new route between Atlanta and Nashville. Officials with the nationwide passenger rail service proposed...

 
 
 
Real Estate Notebook: The revitalization of Buckhead Plaza

REAL ESTATE NOTEBOOK: THE REVITALIZATION OF BUCKHEAD PLAZA

Since the end of the recession, Buckhead Village, once a collection of low-rise brick buildings and bars that poet James Dickey celebrated...

Changing state laws, federal ban make marijuana policy hazy for Georgia employers

CHANGING STATE LAWS, FEDERAL BAN MAKE MARIJUANA POLICY HAZY FOR GEORGIA EMPLOYERS

As 2020 begins, 11 states, along with the District of Columbia, have legalized some adult recreational marijuana use. Twenty-six states,...

 
 
 
Hilton's new Tempo lifestyle brand heading to Atlanta

HILTON'S NEW TEMPO LIFESTYLE BRAND HEADING TO ATLANTA

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. launched a new lifestyle brand Thursday with as many as 60 hotels in the pipeline. Tempo by Hilton is...

Atlanta is the global health hub

ATLANTA IS THE GLOBAL HEALTH HUB

Universities including Emory, Georgia Tech, Georgia State and Mercer are working closely with Atlanta-based national and international...

 
 
 
College Park smokehouse adding three Atlanta-area locations

COLLEGE PARK SMOKEHOUSE ADDING THREE ATLANTA-AREA LOCATIONS

The future of medicine is female - and it's already here in Georgia

THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE IS FEMALE - AND IT'S ALREADY HERE IN GEORGIA

For the first time ever, women are now the majority of all students enrolled in medical degree programs in U.S. medical schools.

 
 
 
Arthur Blank honors his late friend John Williams at Police Foundation event

ARTHUR BLANK HONORS HIS LATE FRIEND JOHN WILLIAMS AT POLICE FOUNDATION EVENT

On Jan. 9, Arthur Blank and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms along with a host of community partners broke ground on the Police Recruit Housing...

Downtown's new arts district is lit

DOWNTOWN'S NEW ARTS DISTRICT IS LIT

It is not big and gaudy like Times Square, but downtown Atlanta now features an Arts & Entertainment District, an area with large-scale...

 
 
 
CAP recognizes three community leaders with awards

CAP RECOGNIZES THREE COMMUNITY LEADERS WITH AWARDS

As part of its annual meeting scheduled for Jan. 16, Central Atlanta Progress is recognizing three community leaders with awards: Tally...

Centennial Park District established downtown

CENTENNIAL PARK DISTRICT ESTABLISHED DOWNTOWN

The area downtown formerly known as the Luckie Marietta District has been rebranded as the Centennial Park District, a 501(6) organization...

 
 
 
Viewpoint: Are the cards stacked against Georgia voters?

VIEWPOINT: ARE THE CARDS STACKED AGAINST GEORGIA VOTERS?

As preparations begin for the upcoming legislative session, State lawmakers are once again contemplating the legalization of casinos...

Groups work together to decrease homelessness

GROUPS WORK TOGETHER TO DECREASE HOMELESSNESS

The number of people living on the streets of Atlanta has declined, in part due to several organizations partnering on a common theme:...

 
 
 
WNBA star thriving in expanded analyst role at Turner Sports

WNBA STAR THRIVING IN EXPANDED ANALYST ROLE AT TURNER SPORTS

Candace Parker has started business ventures in real estate and media production outside of her duties as a studio analyst.

State of the State: Gov. Kemp pledges teacher raise, tripled adoption credit, Parkinson's research in Isakson's honor

STATE OF THE STATE: GOV. KEMP PLEDGES TEACHER RAISE, TRIPLED ADOPTION CREDIT, PARKINSON'S RESEARCH IN ISAKSON'S HONOR

Gov. Brian Kemp pledged to pursue another teacher pay raise, to triple the adoption tax credit, and to create a Parkinson's research...

 
 
 



Oil climbs above $65 after an escalation in Libya's civil war forces the...

Oil climbs above $65 after an escalation in Libya's civil war forces the shutdown of 2 major oilfields

Oil climbed on Monday as the civil war in Libya forced two of the nation's largest oilfields to begin shutting down. Commander Khalifa Haftar's forces closed a pipeline... Read more ...

Sadiq Khan says the UK doesn't share Trump's values and Boris Johnson should...

Sadiq Khan says the UK doesn't share Trump's values and Boris Johnson should tell him his views are wrong

Sadiq Khan tells Business Insider that the UK must stop being "obsessed" with trying to please Donald Trump, whose views are massively out of line with British people. The... Read more ...

Aaron Rodgers said the latest playoff loss stings more than usual because 'I...

Aaron Rodgers said the latest playoff loss stings more than usual because 'I don't have the same number of years ahead of me as I do behind me'

Aaron Rodgers said the Green Bay Packers' loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship hurt more than losses earlier in his career. Rodgers said he has a greater... Read more ...

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston had an adorable backstage moment after...

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston had an adorable backstage moment after winning at the SAG Awards and people can't stop talking about it

Exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston reunited backstage at the 26th annual Screen Actor Guilds Awards Sunday night. Pitt and Aniston both won awards in the evening. The two... Read more ...

Paul Rudd was the happiest man in the Chiefs' locker room as the team...

Paul Rudd was the happiest man in the Chiefs' locker room as the team celebrated their AFC title

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Tennessee Titans 35-24 in the AFC Championship on Sunday to punch their ticket to Super Bowl LIV. No one was happier about the outcome that... Read more ...

The Biggest Stock Market “Melt Up” In U.S. History Has Pushed Stock Prices...

The Biggest Stock Market “Melt Up” In U.S. History Has Pushed Stock Prices To The More Overvalued Levels Ever

Over the past several months, we have witnessed one of the greatest stock market rallies in American history. The S&P 500 has gone 70 days in a row without a 1 percent loss... Read more ...

Prince Harry says he feels 'great sadness' about stepping down from his...

Prince Harry says he feels 'great sadness' about stepping down from his royal duties

The Duke of Sussex on Sunday delivered his first public remarks on his decision to step away from royal duties. On Saturday, Buckingham Palace announced that Harry and wife... Read more ...

Millie Bobby Brown and the 'Stranger Things' cast reunited and looked...

Millie Bobby Brown and the 'Stranger Things' cast reunited and looked stunning on the SAG Awards red carpet

The "Stranger Things" cast reunited at the 2020 SAG Awards red carpet Sunday afternoon. Cara Buono, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Millie Bobby Brown, Priah Ferguson, and Gaten... Read more ...

The Titans faked a punt in the AFC Championship, and everyone but the Chiefs...

The Titans faked a punt in the AFC Championship, and everyone but the Chiefs saw it coming

The Tennessee Titans pulled off a fake punt in the fourth quarter of their AFC Championship game matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs. Everyone but the Chiefs defense seemed to... Read more ...

The NFL world is anointing Patrick Mahomes the best quarterback in the...

The NFL world is anointing Patrick Mahomes the best quarterback in the league after a dominant performance to send the Chiefs to the Super Bowl

Patrick Mahomes put together another masterful performance to send the Kansas City Chiefs to the Super Bowl. In two postseason games this year, Mahomes, just a second-year... Read more ...