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Sep 5, 2012

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Atlanta, GA

Plant Vogtle Unit 1 Begins Planned Refueling and Maintena...

Plant operators safely took unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, Sept. 16 for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. The last refueling outage for unit 1 was completed in spring 2011. Read more at: http://gabizreport .com/plant-vogtle- unit-1-begins-plan ned-refueling-main tenance-outage/  (Sep 17, 2012 | post #1)

Atlanta, GA

Taco Mac Restaurants Completes $19.2M Sale-Leaseback Deal

STORE Capital Corporation, a real estate investment trust (REIT) formed to invest in single tenant operational real estate such as chain restaurants, supermarkets, health clubs, education and other retail, service and distribution facilities, today announced that it has completed a $19.2 million sale-leaseback with Tappan Street Restaurant Group, Inc. (TSRG). TSRG is the parent company of Taco Mac, a leading Southeastern casual-dining restaurant chain with 28 restaurants across metro Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Read More at: http://gabizreport .com/taco-mac-rest aurant-chain-compl etes-19-2m-sale-le aseback-deal-store -capital/  (Sep 17, 2012 | post #1)

Pooler, GA

Mellow Mushroom Opening in Pooler on September 17

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is proud to announce their newest opening in Pooler, Georgia, on Monday, September 17th, at 409 Pooler Parkway in the heart of Pooler Marketplace, in front of the Pooler Stadium Cinemas 12. Read more at: http://gabizreport .com/mellow-mushro om-opening-pooler- september-17/  (Sep 13, 2012 | post #1)

Athens, GA

Healthcare manufacturer Ethicon plans 75 jobs, invest $18...

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Ethicon, Inc. is planning to expand operations in Athens-Clarke County, adding to the company’s existing Georgia presence in Athens and Cornelia. Read more at: http://gabizreport .com/healthcare-pr oducts-manufacture r-ethicon-plans-cr eate-75-jobs-inves t-185-million/  (Sep 12, 2012 | post #1)

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Blue Bird and ROUSH CleanTech to Sponsor Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Fort Valley, GA-based Blue Bird Corporation and ROUSH CleanTech will serve as the primary sponsors for the reigning 2011 NASCAR Nationwide champion, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and his No. 6 team during the Dollar General 300 at Chicagoland Speedway this Saturday, Sept. 15. Read more at:http://gabizrep corp-roush-cleante ch-sponsor-2011-na scar-nationwide-ch ampion-ricky-stenh ouse-jr/  (Sep 11, 2012 | post #1)

Americus, GA

US Foods Agrees to Acquire Americus-Based Glover Wholesal...

US Foods, one of the country’s most innovative food companies and leading distributors, today announced it has agreed to acquire Glover Wholesale Company. Glover is a leading foodservice distributor based in Americus, Georgia. Read more at: http://gabizreport .com/us-foods-agre es-to-acquire-amer icus-based-glover- wholesale-company/  (Sep 11, 2012 | post #1)

Reynolds, GA

Flint Energies Will Refund $2.35 Million In Capital Credits

Flint Energies’ Board of Directors has authorized the distribution of $2.35 million in reserved capital credits to members of the Cooperative who purchased power from Flint in 1984 and/or 1985, according to Chief Executive Officer Bob Ray. The distribution will completely refund the 1984 capital credits and will refund a portion of 1985. Read more at: http://gabizreport .com/flint-energie s-refund-2-35-mill ion-capital-credit s/  (Sep 11, 2012 | post #1)

Fort Valley, GA

Blue Bird Corporation Honors Long-Time Employees

Blue Bird Corporation recently honored employees with notable employment milestones. Those honored included 66 employees with employment milestones of 35 years or greater, with the largest milestone marked at 50 years of service. These employees were recognized for their service during a company ceremony and awarded with a certificate of appreciation and a gift of 50 dollars per five year employment increment. Read more at: http://gabizreport .com/blue-bird-cor poration-honors-lo ng-time-employees/  (Sep 11, 2012 | post #1)

Atlanta, GA

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Begins Production in Atlanta

Lionsgate today announced the start of principal photography on the highly anticipated sequel to the worldwide blockbuster film The Hunger Games. Beginning today, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will shoot primarily in existing locations in and near Atlanta, Georgia. The film will subsequently be shot on location in the beaches and jungles of Hawaii before wrapping in late December, 2012. What do you think? Are you excited? Read more at: http://gabizreport .com/hunger-games- catching-fire-begi ns-production-atla nta/  (Sep 11, 2012 | post #1)

Dublin, GA

SP Fiber Technologies Acquires SP Newsprint & Relocates H...

SP Fiber Technologies LLC (SPFT) has announced today that it has successfully acquired substantially all of the assets and certain liabilities of SP Newsprint and its subsidiaries in a court-approved sale. SPFT will relocate its corporate headquarters to its facility in Dublin, Georgia. Read more at: http://gabizreport .com/sp-fiber-tech nologies-acquires- sp-newsprint-asset s-relocates-headqu arters-dublin/  (Sep 11, 2012 | post #1)

Atlanta, GA

UPS Extends Public Offer Period for TNT Express

United Parcel Service (UPS) today confirmed that the Offer Period for its public Offer for TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) is extended to November 9, 2012 Read more at: m  (Sep 5, 2012 | post #1)