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Brambles CIO, Jean Holley, Named Global CIO of the Year by Georgia CIO Leadership Association

Group Cites Leadership, Innovation, Business Value Creation & Service to Others as Key Criteria

Brambles Limited, the supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands, today announced the company’s Group SVP and CIO, Jean Holley, has been named Global CIO of the year by the Georgia Chief Information Officer Leadership Association (Georgia CIO).  The award was presented at the Association’s recent 18th Annual CIO Awards Ceremony in Atlanta.

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First Farm in Crawford County Awarded Top Grassfed and Animal Welfare Certification

Flint Plantation in Roberta, GA, uses sustainable agriculture methods to produce Certified Grassfed by AGW beef

Flint Plantation is the first farming business in Crawford County Georgia to be Certified Grassfed by A Greener World (AGW). This is the only certification and logo in the U.S. and Canada that guarantees food products come from animals fed a 100 percent grass and forage diet, raised outdoors on pasture or range for their entire lives, and managed according to Certified AWA's leading welfare and environmental standards on an independent family farm. While othergrassfed labels exist, none has fully met consumer expectations when it comes to agrassfed and forage diet, environmental management, and farm animal welfare--until now.

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Latest quarterly Vogtle Timeline, aerial flyover videos released

Videos illustrate progress and activity at Georgia's largest job-producing construction project

The latest Vogtle Timeline video is now available from Georgia Power, showcasing progress and recent events at the Vogtle nuclear expansion during the third quarter of 2016.  The construction of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 is state's largest job-producing construction project with more than 6,000 construction workers on site now and 800 permanent jobs once the new units begin operation. Once all four units are online, Plant Vogtle is expected to generate more electricity than any other U.S. nuclear facility, enough to power more than one million homes and businesses.

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Georgia Regulators to Conduct “Non-Review” of Multi-Billion Dollar Cost Increases for Nuclear Power Expansion Project

Proposed Agreement Rewards Southern Company for Bungled, Massively Over Budget and 45-Month Delayed Plant Vogtle Reactors

Georgia Power and the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) Staff filed joint testimony supporting a controversial Stipulation Agreement proposed last month that fails to provide substantial protections to Georgia Power customers for billions of dollars in increased costs associated with the likely at least 45-month delayed nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro along the Savannah River.

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Georgia Pipeline Study Committee to Hold Second Hearing Thursday

The state of Georgia’s pipeline study committee: the “Joint State Commission on Petroleum Pipelines” will hold its second of three public hearings on Thursday, November 3 at 10:00am in the Auditorium of Building A at the Evans Government Center Complex at 630 Ronald Reagan Drive, Evans, GA (in the Augusta area).

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