Category Archives: Business News

Cobb County posts Braves stadium agreement

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Cobb County today made public its “memorandum of understanding” with the Atlanta Braves for the team’s new stadium. The agreement details the 60-acre, $672 million ... Read More »

Is there a place for Bitcoin in the U.S. economy? Treasury says maybe

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                The federal government may be open to considering a role for Bitcoin, the spectacularly volatile virtual currency, ... Read More »

Athens garbage to power homes, generate money for county

Athens-Clarke County has completed a $3.5 million gas conversion system that will utilize methane gases released by landfill garbage to power homes, reports the Athens ... Read More »

Lawsuit seeking revenue share for NCAA Div 1 Football & Basketball players picks up steam

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            Excel Fields, Editor Atlanta Business Insider Whether they know it or not, all Division One Football Players and Division ... Read More »

Cobb taxpayer group critical of Braves stadium process

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  Cobb Taxpayers Association Chairman Lance Lamberton says he is concerned about how the proposed Atlanta Braves stadium in Cobb County is being paid for, ... Read More »

First Google Glass, Now Google Tattoo???

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by Excel Fields Nov. 13, 2013 1:00pm I saw a live demo of Google Glass recently. After witnessing the demonstration, I was left with a ... Read More »

Are the Braves doing a “Song & Dance” with the City of Atlanta?

When the news broke yesterday, people could hardly believe the news that the Braves were moving to Cobb Cty,  Georgia! While the deal may be ... Read More »

Governor Deal: October revenues rise 5.9 percent

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                You ever notice how fees for government related services seem to rise year after year? Apparently the ... Read More »

Athleta eyes Lenox Square for store

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Successful women’s chain Athleta should be opening a flagship style store in the Upscale Lenox Square Mall early next year! They are on the high ... Read More »

Phillipines Rocked by a Category 4 Super Typhoon!

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                  Super Typhoon Haiyan, which is being called one of the strongest storms ever recorded, hits central ... Read More »