March 2018

Lowe's CEO Robert Niblock to retire

Lowe’s CEO Robert Niblock to Retire

Lowe’s Co. said Chief Executive Robert Niblock will retire after 25 years at the company, potentially giving an activist investor even more influence over the future of the home-improvement retailer. The announcement comes one week after three new directors joined the company’s board following assertions from activist investor D.E. Shaw & Co. that Lowe’s had […]

Atlanta March For Our Lives Set For Saturday

ATLANTA, GA — Marchers in Atlanta will join hundreds of thousands of others in Washington D.C. and other cities this weekend calling for stricter gun control laws. “March for Our Lives,” taking place on Saturday, March 24, is a rally in response to the slaying of 17 students and teachers at a Florida high school […]

Longtime Cobb firefighter collapses, dies after physical training

LODD: Ga. firefighter collapses, dies after physical training

By EMS1 Staff COBB COUNTY, Ga. — A firefighter died Monday after completing physical training, according to officials. Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Cobb County Fire Department firefighter Stacey Leigh Boulware, 44, had just successfully completed her physical tests when she collapsed at the station, according to Lt. Dan Dupree. She was transported to the hospital, […]

Atlanta's next big dream: Huge Internet system to spur development ...

Atlanta’s next big dream: Huge Internet system to spur development, improve lifestyle

Atlanta has never been at a loss for big dreams, and the latest project maintains tradition. The city intends to develop a huge Internet system that will do everything from locate gunshots to spark development in blighted neighborhoods. Smart Cities will reflect the preferences of local residents and will share one thing in common: Infrastructure […]