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  1. Fazoli's Closes 2016 With 15 Consecutive Quarters Of Same-Store Sales ...Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:15:18 GMT
    Fazoli's today announced year-end achievements for 2016 with the signing of 11 franchise agreements to develop a total of 25 new restaurants nationwide. In addition, the brand marked a record breaking 15 consecutive quarters of same-store sales growth and opened five restaurants, most recently in Washington, Missouri and Bonaire, Georgia. More...
  2. PixelFLEX Helps Bring The Message To Life At 12Stone ChurchMon, 16 Jan 2017 22:14:39 GMT
    Cason Cleveland Productions chooses FLEXLite NXG 2.6mm LED video technology as the focal point for the new auditorium in Snellville, Georgia Originally founded in 1987, 12Stone Church has grown to include eight campuses throughout Georgia serving the communities in Gwinnett, Hall, and Barrow counties. In their most recent expansion, the congregation completed a full renovation of a large retail location in Snellville, GA, and in doing so they needed to create a full worship environment. More...
  3. Top 50 Promised Land Difference Makers Award Winners in America---For 2017Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:28:03 GMT
    Over eleven years ago, The Livseys' created the "Promised Land Difference Maker Awards", that acknowledge Americans of all races who are visionaries, and are keeping Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream, alive, not for fanfare or community recognition, but merely by the way they choose to make a difference one person at a time. 1925 Tom Livsey's grandfather Robert Livsey purchased a third of the 1500 acres known as 'The Promised Land' Plantation', and the original Thomas Maguire plantation house, affectionately referred to as 'The Big House'. More...
  4. Promoting Your Neighborhood And National Business On-Line Can Build...Sun, 08 Jan 2017 14:51:06 GMT
    Promoting Your Neighborhood And National Business On-Line Can Build Pedestrian activity Or Web Deals ! By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, Winter Of 2017 Web based Publicizing Effort Exceptional ! Here's the means by which to get $ 3600.00 publicizing estimation of finish national web introduction for just $1200 bucks for 12 months amid the month of January - NOW ! By Valentine's Day, the advantage of the Article/Syndicated program Battle will come back to the full extraordinary esteem retail cost of $3600.00. The majority of the articles, and television show connections will have the capacity to add to your organization site, as well as your business online networking, similar to Face Book. More...
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  1. The MLK Parade was a dream come true for everyoneTue, 17 Jan 2017 21:55:05 EST
    By Tricia Bailey, OurTown National News Editor,The intensity was very high in expectation for the MLK celebrated annual Parade and Commemorative Service on Monday January 16, 2017. More...
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  2. Top 50 Promised Land Difference Makers Award Winners in America---For 2017Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:37:03 EST
    By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, Over eleven years ago, The Livseys' created the "Promised Land Difference Maker Awards", that acknowledge Americans of all races who are visionaries, and are keeping Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream, alive, not for fanfare or community recognition, but merely by the way they choose to make a difference one person at a time.1925 Tom Livsey's grandfather Robert Livsey purchased a third of the 1500 acres known as 'The Promised Land' Plantation', and the original Thomas Maguire plantation house, affectionately referred to as 'The Big House'. The house survived General Sherman's March through Georgia, at the end of the Civil War,(http://www.gwinnetths.org/Tour/default.asp) .Today it is the oldest plantation in Gwinnett County, Georgia. called The Promised Land that withstood the seizure of General Sherman's March To The Sea. More...
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  3. Businesses help celebrate MLK Day-Start An ArticleTalk Show CampaignSun, 15 Jan 2017 14:09:50 EST
    By Tricia Bailey Topix National News Editor, Here's to get $600.00 worth of national article/ talk show for only $300 this week. Its OurTown Media way to help celebrate and empower local businesses to keep Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream Alive. You will get an article and talk show every month for six months. By Valentine's Day, the cost will return to retail cost of $3600.00.All of the articles, and talk show links will be able to add to your company website, and/or your business social media, like Face Book. More...
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  4. Fred 'V-Man' Watson - Victory Over Violence- I Won't Gripe Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:42:45 EST
    By Tricia Bailey, OurTown National News Editor, Fred 'V-Man' Watson indicate others how its done.You should allow me to share my own specific learned exposures that I have coordinated data about this uncommon gathering pioneer, who we in general warmly called, Fred'V-Man', today... More...
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  5. Promoting Your Neighborhood And National Business On-Line Can Build Pedestrian activity Or Web DealsWed, 11 Jan 2017 19:42:04 EST
    By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, Winter Of 2017 Web based Publicizing Effort Exceptional ! Here's the means by which to get $ 3600.00 publicizing estimation of finish national web introduction for just $1200 bucks for 12 months amid the month of January - NOW !By Valentine's Day, the advantage of the Article/Syndicated program Battle will come back to the full extraordinary esteem retail cost of $3600.00. More...
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  6. Need a free phone if you are on EBT or Medicaid go see Anita or Nettie at WalmartFri, 06 Jan 2017 13:13:16 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, How Our Lifeline Phone Program Works for New Customers350 FREE Voice Minutes, UNLIMITED FREE texts and 500 MB FREE data added automatically each month.Add money if you decide to choose the $5 plan. Or, to pay for any services, like international calling and additional minutes. More...
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  7. Merry Christmas Mamas WorldwideSun, 25 Dec 2016 06:10:48 EST
    Charmaine Tarver, Ourtown National News Editor, We all have our favorite memories of Christmas I've had so many happy memories with my wonderful mother who would go the extra mile to make everything just right from the way the Christmas tree was decorated, to the delightfully wrapped Christmas presents, the most wonderful stuffed turkey dinner and the table which was colorfully decorated. More...
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  8. Livsey Family shows others how to remember your family historyWed, 14 Dec 2016 16:25:00 EST
    White and Black Relatives of One of Gwinnett's First Families - Came back to Their Forebear's Grave site. More...
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Top Stories
  1. 2 GOP senators would let states keep Obama health lawMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:29:53 -0500
    WASHINGTON (AP) Two Republican senators said Monday that they'll propose legislation that lets states keep former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul or opt for a new program providing trimmed-down coverage. More...
  2. US blacks experience far more deaths in the family: studyMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:27:12 -0500
    African-Americans are twice as likely as whites to lose two or more family members by age 30 -- often their mother, father or a sibling -- a factor that may contribute to poorer health over a lifetime, researchers said Monday. The study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is described as the first to show "the corrosive effects on black families and communities" of this repeated grief and bereavement. It found that whites were 50 percent more likely than blacks to never experience a family member death at all by age 65. More...
  3. iPhone assembler Foxconn may invest $7B in US display plantMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:25:54 -0500
    Foxconn, a major assembler of iPhones and other electronics, may invest $7 billion in a plant for manufacturing display panels that would create as many as 50,000 jobs in the U.S. More...
  4. US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say whyMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:25:35 -0500
    NEW YORK (AP) The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly. More...
  5. U.S. says will prevent China taking over territory in international watersMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:24:50 -0500
    The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese state media has said would require Washington to "wage war." "I think the U.S. is going to make sure that we protect our interests there," White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a news briefing. "Its a question of if those islands are in fact in international waters and not part of China proper, then yeah, were going to make sure that we defend international territories from being taken over by one country." Spicer was responding to a question as to whether Trump agreed with comments by his Secretary of State nominee, Rex Tillerson, on Jan. 11 that China should not be allowed access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea. More...
  6. Republicans propose giving U.S. states option to keep ObamacareMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:22:55 -0500
    By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Republican senators said on Monday that U.S. states should be allowed to stay in the Obamacare healthcare insurance program if they like, with one adding she felt confused by President Donald Trump's broad but unspecific executive order targeting the program. Trump and congressional Republicans campaigned on a promise to dismantle Obamacare, and they are working on carrying out that pledge as an early product of united Republican control of the White House and Congress. More...
  7. International strength offsets drop in US McDonald's salesMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:22:51 -0500
    McDonald's reported slightly lower fourth quarter earnings Monday as strong sales in Britain, Japan and China offset a drop in the United States. The fast food giant, which modified the menu in its home market after a lengthy slump, and restructured its international business, said its turnaround remained on track. Other factors included lower food costs, which were an incentive for more consumers to stay home. More...
  8. Tillerson heading for confirmation as secretary of stateMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:20:13 -0500
    President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state headed for approval in a key Senate committee Monday after Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced his support, backing off from a challenge to the new ... More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. Citizens Financial Group Inc. (CFG) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:01:58 GMT
    's stock had its "hold" rating reissued by stock analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a note issued to investors on Sunday. The analysts wrote, "Citizen's Financial reported very strong 4Q16 results, continuing its progress toward a 10%+ ROTCE. More...
  2. Pinnacle Financial Partners Announces Agreement to Acquire BNC BancorpMon, 23 Jan 2017 01:57:50 GMT
    Webcast: 9 a.m. CST / 10 a.m. EST January 23, 2017 Presentation and streaming audio: http://www.pnfp.com Audio only: 1-877-602-7944 )--Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. , the holding company and parent of Pinnacle Bank, and BNC Bancorp , the holding company and parent of Bank of North Carolina, today jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement pursuant to which BNC will merge with and into Pinnacle in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, Pinnacle will merge Bank of North Carolina with and into Pinnacle Bank. More...
  3. At a private lunch in Davos, Jamie Dimon was asked about the...Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:46:06 GMT
    The main topic of conversation at the World Economic Forum last week was the fate of the world under the US Presidency of Donald J. Trump. At a private lunch on Thursday, a number of high-profile attendees were asked to share a few thoughts about life under Trump. More...
  4. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (RDY) Shares Bought by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking CorpSun, 22 Jan 2017 17:38:29 GMT
    Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp boosted its position in shares of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. by 21.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The firm owned 29,529 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 5,158 shares during the period. More...
  5. Citigroup, HSBC Said Among Banks Mandated for Debut Kuwait BondSun, 22 Jan 2017 13:19:40 GMT
    Kuwait picked six banks to advise on its first international debt sale as the OPEC member joins other Gulf Arab monarchies shoring up public finances after the slump in oil prices. HSBC Holdings Plc are working as lead managers on the sale, the people said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the information isn't public. More...
  6. Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation (LIF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of CanadaSun, 22 Jan 2017 08:56:49 GMT
    's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research report issued on Wednesday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a C$23.00 price objective on the stock. More...
  7. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Stock Rating Lowered by Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSun, 22 Jan 2017 04:44:09 GMT
    Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Vetr raised JPMorgan Chase & Co. More...
  8. Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes for BT Group plcSun, 22 Jan 2017 00:32:24 GMT
    They now have a GBX 460 price target on the stock. 1/18/2017 - BT Group plc was given a new GBX 400 price target on by analysts at Jefferies Group. More...
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  1. At least 1 dead after small plane crashes at Tucson airportMon, 23 Jan 2017 20:30:00 GMT
    A small plane crashed at theTucson International Airport on Monday, and officials confirmed it was deadly. More...
  2. Georgia expands state of emergency after tornadoes; 19 dead across SoutheastMon, 23 Jan 2017 20:15:00 GMT
    Georgia ramped up its state of emergency Monday as crews organizing the cleanup from the weekend's deadly storms begged for additional aid. More...
  3. Police responding to burglary kill homeowner, not intruderMon, 23 Jan 2017 19:30:20 GMT
    Police officers responding to a burglar alarm fatally shot a homeowner, who had grabbed a gun when he spotted an intruder, after shots were fired in their direction as they arrived at his house. More...
  4. Lockdown lifted at Arizona Air Force base after reports of shots firedMon, 23 Jan 2017 19:30:00 GMT
    A lockdown at an Air Force base in Arizona was lifted Monday, more than an hour after "unconfirmed" reports of shots fired there, as a Pentagon official told Fox News it likely was a false alarm. More...
  5. The Latest: Police: Good Samaritans should use best judgmentMon, 23 Jan 2017 19:15:21 GMT
    The Latest on the shooting at a shopping mall in San Antonio (all times local): 2 p.m. More...
  6. Sex offender accused of stashing woman's body parts in his home freezerMon, 23 Jan 2017 18:56:00 GMT
    Police have collared a registered sex offender who they believe is behind the murder and dismemberment of an unidentified woman discovered last week in a Bronx waste transfer station following the grisly discovery of additional body parts in his home freezer. More...
  7. Suspect in Boston police cruiser blast is held on $750K bailMon, 23 Jan 2017 18:45:26 GMT
    A man charged with bombing a Boston police cruiser has been held on $750,000 bail, but his attorney says his client is the victim of a witch hunt who's been framed by unreliable witnesses. More...
  8. Wife admits killing spouse who got protection order from herMon, 23 Jan 2017 18:31:35 GMT
    A Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to shooting her husband hours after he got a protection-from-abuse order against her. More...
  9. Sheriff: Deputy tried to kill woman he had been defraudingMon, 23 Jan 2017 18:00:53 GMT
    Authorities say a sheriff's deputy in southwest Florida tried to kill a woman he had been defrauding. More...
  1. Inside Kim Kardashian West's Night of Terror: 'She Knew She Had to Keep Quiet to Survive'Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT
    The reality star was held at gunpoint early Monday morning in her Paris hotel room by masked men dressed as police officers More...
  2. Watch Candace Cameron Bure Freak Out as Daughter Natasha Joins Team Adam Levine on The VoiceMon, 03 Oct 2016 23:35:00 EDT
    Before her performance, Natasha received a good luck video message from Bob Saget and John Stamos More...
  3. Who Is Simone Harouche? What to Know About the Kardashian Family Friend Before the Paris RobberyMon, 03 Oct 2016 23:30:00 EDT
    The 36-year-old has been friends with the reality star for years and has styled various celebrities. More...
  4. What Was Yelled at Ryan Lochte During Week 4 of Dancing with the Stars?Mon, 03 Oct 2016 23:15:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  5. WATCH: Laurie Hernandez Is Speechless After Earning All Perfect Scores on DWTSMon, 03 Oct 2016 22:35:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  6. Vicki Gunvalson Threatens to Expose Mysterious Lies Shannon Beador's Told About Her MarriageMon, 03 Oct 2016 22:20:00 EDT
    Shannon Beador may claim she never lies, but Vicki Gunvalson says she knows differently More...
  7. The Real Housewives Are Getting Political! Find Out How Bravo's Best Are Joining Decision 2016Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:00:00 EDT
    Election results will be announced Nov. 7 on Watch What Happens Live More...
  8. Amber Rose Apologizes to Julianne Hough for Claiming the Dancing with the Stars Judge 'Body Shamed' HerMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:50:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  9. Kim Kardashian West's Longtime Friend and Stylist Simone Harouche Was in a Room Nearby During Terrifying Paris RobberyMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:10:00 EDT
    Longtime friend and stylist, Simone Harouche, was in the apartment when Kardashian West was held at gunpoint. More...
  10. Kate McKinnon Cried When Thinking of a Clinton PresidencyMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:00:00 EDT
    "I could cry just thinking about how hard we're gonna cry when it happens," she said. More...
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  1. Inside Kim Kardashian West's Night of Terror: 'She Knew She Had to Keep Quiet to Survive'Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT
    The reality star was held at gunpoint early Monday morning in her Paris hotel room by masked men dressed as police officers More...
  2. Watch Candace Cameron Bure Freak Out as Daughter Natasha Joins Team Adam Levine on The VoiceMon, 03 Oct 2016 23:35:00 EDT
    Before her performance, Natasha received a good luck video message from Bob Saget and John Stamos More...
  3. Who Is Simone Harouche? What to Know About the Kardashian Family Friend Before the Paris RobberyMon, 03 Oct 2016 23:30:00 EDT
    The 36-year-old has been friends with the reality star for years and has styled various celebrities. More...
  4. What Was Yelled at Ryan Lochte During Week 4 of Dancing with the Stars?Mon, 03 Oct 2016 23:15:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  5. WATCH: Laurie Hernandez Is Speechless After Earning All Perfect Scores on DWTSMon, 03 Oct 2016 22:35:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  6. Vicki Gunvalson Threatens to Expose Mysterious Lies Shannon Beador's Told About Her MarriageMon, 03 Oct 2016 22:20:00 EDT
    Shannon Beador may claim she never lies, but Vicki Gunvalson says she knows differently More...
  7. The Real Housewives Are Getting Political! Find Out How Bravo's Best Are Joining Decision 2016Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:00:00 EDT
    Election results will be announced Nov. 7 on Watch What Happens Live More...
  8. Amber Rose Apologizes to Julianne Hough for Claiming the Dancing with the Stars Judge 'Body Shamed' HerMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:50:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  9. Kim Kardashian West's Longtime Friend and Stylist Simone Harouche Was in a Room Nearby During Terrifying Paris RobberyMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:10:00 EDT
    Longtime friend and stylist, Simone Harouche, was in the apartment when Kardashian West was held at gunpoint. More...
  10. Kate McKinnon Cried When Thinking of a Clinton PresidencyMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:00:00 EDT
    "I could cry just thinking about how hard we're gonna cry when it happens," she said. More...
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  1. Mother jailed for nine years for planning to let paedophile rape girl, sevenMon, 23 Jan 2017 13:38:34 GMT
    A woman who plotted to let a paedophile rape her seven-year-old daughter has been jailed for nine years. The mother, who cannot be named for legal reason, planned a sex attack on the girl with Stuart Bailey in a series of "depraved" text messages, Cardiff Crown Court heard. More...
  2. MH370 search crews return to port after fruitless hunt endsMon, 23 Jan 2017 09:13:00 GMT
    The ship involved in the recently halted hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 returned to port in Western Australia on Monday, where officials from the countries that funded the fruitless effort gathered to thank them and to defend their decision to end the hunt despite recommendations from investigators that it continue. Transport officials from Australia, Malaysia and China met in the Western Australia state capital of Perth to greet the crew of Fugro Equator, who were ordered to return last week after the countries officially suspended the nearly three-year search for the plane in the Indian Ocean. More...
  3. Protesters take control of Mexican border crossing with USMon, 23 Jan 2017 05:09:22 GMT
    Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. border Sunday to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes, waving through motorists into Mexico after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts. Motorists headed to Mexico zipped by about 50 demonstrators at the Otay Mesa port of entry connecting San Diego and Tijuana, many of them honking to show support. More...
  4. Donald Trump and Theresa May will discuss issues including trade at White House talks on FridayMon, 23 Jan 2017 03:13:42 GMT
    Theresa May and Donald Trump will hold talks this week on slashing tariffs on existing trade between Britain and the United States and making it easier for workers to move between the two countries, it has been reported. The Prime Minister will be the first foreign leader to meet the US president on Friday and is likely to press the case for a post-Brexit free trade agreement between the two countries. More...
  5. Police investigating spate of 'hate' incidents targeting Jews in north LondonSun, 22 Jan 2017 22:49:46 GMT
    Offensive graffiti was discovered on a recycling bin and a bollard on Daws Lane, Barnet on Friday afternoon and reported to officers. At around 10.30pm the same night, a woman walking along Edgwarebury Lane had eggs thrown towards her from a passing car. More...