Georgia Sports

Georgia Dome Demolition Sets Stage for New 1,010 Room Luxury Headquarter Hotel

20 11 2017

ATLANTA--The Georgia Dome – the iconic, game-changing venue that forever altered Atlanta and the state of Georgia’s cultural, architectural and economic landscape - was imploded at 7:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time today. Taking a mere 12 seconds to flatten the building’s approximate 250,000 cubic yards of concrete, the implosion utilized more than 10,000 man-hours of preparation, 4,800 total pounds of strategically placed explosives, and approximately 6 miles of detonating cord and 1 mile of electrical wire connections. The Dome’s calling card was its versatility. It was the only venue to ever host the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and the NCCA Men’s Final Four. The Georgia Dome hosted its final public event, Monster Jam, on March 5, 2017. Built for $214 million by the State of Georgia and operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), the Georgia Dome opened in 1992 and served as home to the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons for 25 years prior to the team’s move next door...

Georgia Captures 6th PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental over New Jersey 6 ½-5 ½

20 11 2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2017 -- With Olympic gold medalist Kerri Strug looking on, undefeated Georgia vaulted to the mountain top of PGA Jr. League as national champions with a dramatic 6 ½ to 5 ½ victory over New Jersey at picturesque Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 6th PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental showcased some amazing golf, as Georgia (Duluth) took an early 3 ½ to ½ lead through the first three holes and then held on tight, as New Jersey (Hillsborough) rallied back into serious contention. Team Georgia captured the National Championship at the 6th PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is the second title for a Georgia-based team (Atlanta in 2013). With the final group watching from the tee on the ninth and final hole played (par 5, 465-yard Hole No. 18), the Georgia team of William Love, 14;  Harris Barth, 13; and Strug's...

Sabine Pinto Joins RE/MAX Platinum Realty

17 11 2017

Realtor Sabine Pinto Joins RE/MAX Platinum Realty in Venice, Florida. Venice, FL, November 17, 2017 -- Realtor Sabine Pinto has joined the Venice, Florida, office of RE/MAX Platinum Realty. She specializes in luxury waterfront properties in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties.Originally from Moerlenbach, Germany, with a Master of Science degree in Engineering, Pinto worked as an engineer for international companies and traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and North America. She speaks German and English fluently, and has additional language skills in both French and Spanish. She and her husband, Craig, owned and operated the engineering company CSNgineering LLC, which relocated from Savannah, Georgia, to Sarasota, Florida, in 2011.Pinto's family life is centered around the schools and sports activities of her two children. She keeps up with things going on around town, and enjoys opportunities to volunteer on committees and organize activities. In the rest of her spare time,...

AIS Launches Independent Professional Football League (IPFL) Devoted to Helping Amateur Athletes Get Paid to Perform

16 11 2017

$500,000,000.00 Multi-Stadium Production Complex coming in 2020 "For The Kids and For The Community" Past News Releases RSS Griffin, Georgia November 16, 2017 The Association of Independent Sports (AIS), announced its plans today to introduce a New Professional Football League called the Independent Professional Football League (IPFL). IPFL offers an opportunity for amateur athletes to play in professional level franchises where players will be paid to perform and compete in nationally televised games on 3 TV Shows: The Showdown, the Ultimate Showdown and the Big “O” Bowl. “We are extremely excited to be launching the Independent Professional Football League (IPFL), the first Sports division under the AIS Indie Pro Sports,” said Shedrick Perro, Spokesperson for the AIS. “The AIS makes professional sports more accessible to a wide variety of athletes. We believe the world of amateur sports deserves to have its own platform similar to the NFL, MLB and NBA and as a company...

A Basket Full Of Appreciation: Custom Gift Company Crowdfunds Baskets For Military Families

14 11 2017

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA, November 14, 2017 -- The Business Insider estimates that 1.3 million US soldiers are currently on active duty, with 450,000 troops stationed overseas, many leaving behind families to protect their country everyday. In honor of National Military Family Appreciation Month, CreateACustomMemory.com announced their #CreateAMilitaryMemory campaign to raise funds in an effort to support US based military families. Families of serving and veteran soldiers will be honored in November by the small business with free appreciation baskets, crowdfunded by grateful supporters. Create A Custom Memory gift baskets can include comfort snacks, games, toys and other personalized items curated for the recipients for their special occasion or just because. Owner and military family member Miranda Hall passionately wanted to acknowledge active duty military men and women as well as the people behind the soldier- the wives, husbands, parents and children who motivate the troops everyday....

FOX Sports South and FOX International Treat Cumberland Academy of Georgia to a “Makeover” as Part of 21st Century Fox Impact Week

14 11 2017

We are so grateful to the FOX Sports South and FOX International teams for their day of service and incredible makeover of our school ATLANTA November 14, 2017 FOX’s participation was part of 21CF Impact Week, a nationwide week of service in October where colleagues in 30+ offices across the country dedicated their time giving back to local communities. Employees assisted with various classroom repairs, including renovating a kitchen for a home economics class and landscaping the playground. Volunteers included FOX Sports’ Jerome Jurenovich, host of Braves LIVE and Hawks LIVE, and Brittany Arnold, host and sideline reporter for Atlanta United match telecasts. “We are so grateful to the FOX Sports South and FOX International teams for their day of service and incredible makeover of our school,” said Debbi Scarborough, founding director of Cumberland Academy of Georgia. “They repainted our 50-year-old kitchen and several classrooms, and replenished our playground with fresh...

Micro C Imaging Takes its Handheld X-ray Solution Global with Appointment of Dr. Youssra Marjoua

13 11 2017

Youssra Marjoua MD appointed as International Medicine Chief by Micro C Imaging Micro C surgical and clinical embodiments enable handheld fluoroscopy and digital imaging Evan Ruff, at left, Dr. Youssra Marjoua, second from left and Dr. Gregory Kolovich, far right, join with team members to demonstrate the Micro C at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr. Youssra Marjoua is named Micro C International Medicine Chief to lead initiatives to deploy its innovative, compact fluoroscopy device in global markets The exceptional benefits of the Micro C in international medicine for doctors and patients inspired me to accept this appointment by Dr. Gregory Kolovich, Micro C Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer” — Youssra Marjoua MD ATLANTA AND SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES, November 13, 2017 -- Micro C Imaging has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Youssra Marjoua M.D., M.P.P., a Yale and Harvard-educated orthopaedic surgeon, as International Medicine...

Teall Investments Acquires Riddle & Bloom - "Ideas and Access" Agency for the Next Generation of Consumers

07 11 2017

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Southeastern Grocers Honors Veterans and U.S. Military through All for Honor Campaign

07 11 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--In celebration of U.S. veterans, Southeastern Grocers, parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie stores, will honor active military and veterans with a 10 percent discount on qualifying grocery purchases this Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The grocer has also partnered with the United Service Organizations (USO) to donate more than 1,000 college football tickets to military veterans and family members. The southeast has some of the highest military veteran populations in the country, with more than 2.6 million active and retired military men and women living in the seven states Southeastern Grocers serves. Military affiliation is an integral part of Southeastern Grocers’ culture, as 80 percent of surveyed associates have served or have a family member who has served our country. Anthony Hucker, President and CEO of Southeastern Grocers said, “Southeastern Grocers has a strong commitment to support our military heroes. Together with our customers...

Zimmer Biomet Announces U.S. Launch of Avenue® T TLIF Cage with Integrated VerteBRIDGE® Plating

01 01 1970

WARSAW, Ind., Oct. 2, 2017 () -- Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced it is officially launching in the United States the Avenue® T TLIF Cage. Avenue T advances posterior lumbar cage technology by incorporating VerteBRIDGE® plating, which facilitates simplified cage insertion and zero-profile, intradiscal fixation through a direct, minimally invasive surgical (MIS) approach. Avenue T is the first and only posteriorly implanted cage with integrated, anti-migration fixation, solidifying Zimmer Biomet as the first company to offer a suite of lumbar cages with integrated fixation for every fusion approach. Avenue T joins a family of cages with VerteBRIDGE plating, including ROI-C® Cervical Cage, Avenue® L Lateral Lumbar Cage and ROI-A® ALIF Cage. Dr. Craig Chebuhar, a board-certified orthopaedic spine surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia, who...

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