World Technology Center to be launched in Stockbridge

The planned facility, from World Internet Group, will focus on start-up companies to launch new technology initiatives.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

PSC to hold hearing on Georgia Power rate proposal
The Oct. 1 hearing will feature a public comment session on the utility’s plan to increase rates beginning in January 2014.

SEC charges Marietta-based Kirkland Organization with fraud
The SEC is alleging Stephen Kirkland and his company used false and misleading statements to bilk investors in the United States and in Great Britain out of $800,000.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta’s Philips Arena ranked #9 music venue by Rolling Stone magazine
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Syracuse University chooses Delta as official airline
Delta already is the official airline of Boston College, Brigham Young, Duke, Georgia Tech, The University of Georgia, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota and University of North Carolina. It’s also the charter carrier for 41 NCAA Football programs.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Mediacom to transition Albany area customers to digital signal October 8
In anticipation of the conversion, Mediacom is currently providing up to three digital adapters to each subscriber in the Albany area, free of charge until Oct. 31, 2014.
Source: Albany Herald

City Storage in Virginia-Highland sold for $6.1 million
Morningstar Properties of Charlotte, NC bought City Storage for $6.1 million.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

David Pendered: Metro Atlanta’s regional rival for global connectivity is in the Carolinas — and it’s not Charlotte
Forget Charlotte. Metro Atlanta’s rival for the title of the southeast’s most globally connected city may well be Greenville, S.C. The Greenville-Spartanburg corridor punches far above its weight in terms of foreign exports. Greenville, by itself, ranks as the 11th most export-intensive metro area in the nation, according to a joint report prepared by the Brookings Institution and JP Morgan Chase for the Global Cities Initiative.”


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