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Most of biggest surplus lines insurers report 2013 growth in written premiums
Eight of the 10 largest U.S. surplus lines insurers gained ground in direct premiums written in 2013, according to the latest Business Insurance ranking. Ace Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Co., which saw premiums grow 8.9% to $532.17 million, posted growth that was near the average of the top 10. Bruce Kessler, Alpharetta, Georgia-based division president of Ace West-chester, attributes the insurer's uptick in part to its efforts to broaden and diversify its product portfolio.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Alpharetta Police To Hold Free Child Safety Seat Check
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at Alpharetta's Fire Station No.
New Report Available: GreenShift Corporation (GERS) - Alternative...
GreenShift invented, and developed new technologies to combine into the back-end of existing dry mill corn ethanol plants to tap into a fresh reserve of inedible crude corn oil. GreenShift helps in the production of fossil fuel and biofuels derived products.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Alpharetta, Ga's Mittie's Tea Room: sassy, elegant fare, just like its namesake
Mittie's Tea Room in Alpharetta, Georgia is named after nearby former resident, Martha Stewart "Mittie" Bulloch Roosevelt, father of President Theodore Roosevelt and grandmother to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. She was also said to have been the inspiration for fictional character Scarlett O'Hara.
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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Georgia
Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 12 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Georgia.
Alpharetta To Host North Georgia Bridal Showcase
The Wedding Alliance of North Georgia Bridal Showcase, presented by the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau, will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Metropolitan Club.
WOW House: Spacious Alpharetta Home with Wooded Backyard in Gated Community
This week's Alphraretta WOW house is a 5 bedroom, 5 bath home in a gated residential community with private access to swim and tennis amenities. The sun-lit kitchen features granite countertops, a functional fireplace, and a large center island great for entertaining and sharing a meal.
The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta September 15-21, 2014
It's time to take a look at the week ahead and find the great blues happening all around us! Truett Lollis brings amazing music to Darwin's. Brandin Reeves visits Blind Willie's.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
AIC Ventures Acquires Built-to-Suit for Samuel, Son & Co. in Alpharetta, Georgia
The facility was a build-to-suit project for Samuel, Son & Co., the largest family-owned metals processor and distributor in North America. AIC Ventures closed the acquisition upon completion of construction and commencement of the long-term lease with Samuel, Son & Co.
KORE Completes 3G Transition for MobileHelpA
ALPHARETTA, Ga. & LAS VEGAS -- -- KORE , the world's largest wireless services provider specializing in machine-to-machine communications, today announced it has completed transition and re-certification of MobileHelp , Integrity Tracking's M-PERS devices from 2G to 3G network access.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Cigar store burglary suspect arrested
According to the Roswell Police Department, they responded to a burglary call on Monday at the Cigar Merchant store located on Alpharetta Highway. Police say when the owner arrived to open up his shop, he found his front window smashed.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Forsyth County News
Chamber golf tourney approaching
Golfers prepare for the 2013 Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce golf tournament. This year's event is Sept.
Alpharetta Grilling and Gridiron Tailgate Party On Saturday
The Lionheart School will host its second annual Grilling and Gridiron Tailgate Party along Old Roswell Street on Saturday, Sept. 13 in downtown Alpharetta.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
7 best ways to use MARTA with Uber
It's Friday night, and you're feeling alright. The party is on the westside, or maybe Midtown or Buckhead and you don't want to drive.
Alpharetta Wants Residents To Help Shape Downtown Vision
The first public input meeting designed to give residents a chance to weigh in on downtown Alpharetta will be held on Tuesday. The inaugural downtown Alpharetta visioning meeting starts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Avalon Grand Opening To Feature Four-Day Celebration
Four days of events and fanfare next month will mark the grand opening of Avalon, North American Properties' $600 million mixed-use development in Alpharetta. Events will include music, family entertainment, chef demonstrations, a surprise headliner and more to introduce a carefully curated collection of shops and restaurants.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Forsyth County News
Six businesses punished for underage alcohol sales
In making its decision, the commission takes into account incidents in the previous 24 months and steps to comply with the law. Two Los Maguey locations, on Bethelview Road and John's Creek, each received a warning on file, after owners spoke with the commission and working with Operation 21, an organization that helps businesses with their alcohol law training.
PRLog US Entertainment
We in Here... We Turn Up, Turn Up
PRLog - Sep. 6, 2014 - ATLANTA -- Pop sensation, Asia recently announced the releasing of her much anticipated music video "Turn Up". Produced by Evon "Fade Majah" Barnes ,"Turn Up" is a fresh look at "turning up".
Fri Sep 05, 2014
The Beaumont Enterprise
Christians berate Osteen's 'cheap Christianity'
Lakewood Church Pastor Joel Osteen, left, stands next to his wife Victoria Osteen, who's the Church's Co-Pastor, as singers and the band perform on stage during his 11 a.m. service, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, in Houston.