MARTA gets big upgrade

Thanks to a new $1 billion contract to be signed soon, MARTA is getting a major facelift.  The entire fleet is being replaced with new, modern cars, plus Wi-Fi coverage and an updated mobile ticketing and payment system for smart phones.  No word on the roll out of...

NCR Corporation opens world HQ in midtown

The NCR Corporation, a technology company that specializes in ‘omni-channel solutions,’ officially opens its world headquarters today in midtown Atlanta near Tech Square.  The impressive tower will serve as home base for the company’s 30,000+...

Smyrna passes hands free driving law

This week Smyrna became the first city in Georgia to pass a hands-free driving law, making it illegal to text or otherwise use their phone, (other than one touch such as to answer a call) while driving.  Similar laws are being considered by the state legislature, but...

Georgia species goes extinct

It may not be a dodo bird or a Tasmanian tiger, but a rare species of animal found only in Georgia has gone extinct.  The beaverpond marstonia, a small snail that lived in fresh water in central and south Georgia, was declared extinct recently by the Department of the...

All roses for UGA

The University of Georgia’s football team continued its dream season on Monday, defeating the University of Oklahoma in College Football Playoff in a thrilling game to advance to the national championship where they will take on the University of Alabama.  All...

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