Monthly Archives: May 2012

Delta Air Lines expands New York-Miami service


Delta Air Lines Inc. has announced expanded service between Miami International Airport and New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The Atlanta-based airline (NYSE: DAL) will launch a fifth daily flight between New York and Miami beginning Dec. 15. Earlier Tuesday, Delta reported … Continue reading

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Aaron’s retains naming rights at Lakewood Amphitheatre


By Jacques Couret Aaron’s Inc. inked a new three-year partnership with Live Nation to hold onto the naming rights to Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. Financial terms of the sponsorship were not disclosed. The venue had been called Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheatre … Continue reading

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Weekly Market Insight – “State Payroll Employment”


Percent Change, April 2011 – April 2012 Mining and logging jobs in the U.S. expanded by a chart-topping 9.0 percent over the past 12 months, fueled by oil and gas exploration, and the five fastest growing states over this period … Continue reading

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Park Sterling Corporation and Citizens South Banking Corporation to Merge


CHARLOTTE, N.C. and GASTONIA, N.C., May 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park Sterling Corporation (Nasdaq:PSTB), the holding company for Park Sterling Bank, and Citizens South Banking Corporation (Nasdaq:CSBC), the holding company for Citizens South Bank, jointly announced today the signing … Continue reading

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Manufacturing uptick may be key to Atlanta recovery


By Dan Chapman After hemorrhaging blue-collar jobs for decades, metro Atlanta is slowly recouping manufacturing jobs lost to the recession and China. Chicken pluckers and Cisco engineers alike are in high demand across the region, as an improving economy, a … Continue reading

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Novare Group plans new Midtown tower


By Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor and Amy Wenk, Staff Writer Atlanta developer Novare Group is proposing a 23-story mixed-use tower with up to 320 apartment units in Midtown. The project, known as 100 6th Street, would take shape … Continue reading

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SunTrust invests in small minority-owned bank


By J. Scott Trubey A prominent but struggling minority-owned Atlanta bank has received a major investment from the metro area’s largest lender. Capitol City Bank & Trust, which has been mired in problem loans stemming from the economic collapse, has … Continue reading

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