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First Advantage: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 29, 2024 06:34 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — First Advantage Corp. (FA) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $14.8 million. The Atlanta-based company said it had profit of 10 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 29 cents per share. The...

A former Georgia police officer and a current one are indicted in a fatal November 2022 shooting

Feb. 28, 2024 19:47 PM EST

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A current Georgia police officer and a former one have been indicted in the 2022 shooting death of a man inside his home in suburban Atlanta, authorities said Wednesday. A grand jury handed up charges of felony involuntary manslaughter and misdemeanor reckless...

Georgia will spend $392 million to build new legislative offices and overhaul its gold-domed capitol

Feb. 27, 2024 19:40 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's lawmakers are moving not only to regild the iconic dome on state Capitol, but the entire complex. Lawmakers on Monday with little dissent agreed to spend $392 million to build a new legislative office building for themselves and to renovate the 1889 Capitol...

Leader of Georgia state Senate Democrats won't seek office again this year

Feb. 27, 2024 16:45 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The leader of the Democrats in Georgia's state Senate says she won't run for office again this year. Senate Minority Leader Gloria Butler of Stone Mountain announced her retirement on Tuesday. “I've had an extraordinary journey at this Capitol,”...

AUTO RACING: Suarez wins at Atlanta by an eyelash while Verstappen hopes to start four-peat in F1

Feb. 27, 2024 08:51 AM EST

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube Site: Las Vegas. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 2:05 p.m., and qualifying, 2:50; Sunday, race, 3:30 p.m. (FOX). Track: Las Vegas Motor Speedway. ...

Cumulus: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 08:24 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — Cumulus Media Inc. (CMLS) on Tuesday reported a loss of $98.1 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had a loss of $5.94. Losses, adjusted for asset impairment costs and restructuring costs, were $2.60...

Carter's: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 06:24 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — Carter's Inc. (CRI) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $106.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had net income of $2.90. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $2.76 per share. The...

Interface: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 27, 2024 05:54 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — Interface Inc. (TILE) on Tuesday reported net income of $19.6 million in its fourth quarter. The Atlanta-based company said it had profit of 33 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and amortization costs, came to 41 cents per...

Suarez takes aim on NASCAR Cup Series championship run following important win in Atlanta

Feb. 26, 2024 16:12 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Daniel Suarez knows he will return to Atlanta Motor Speedway as a playoff contender on Sept. 8. Suarez also can count on retaining his spot on Trackhouse Racing's team when the NASCAR Cup Series makes its 2025 stops in Atlanta. The popular driver from Monterrey,...

Daniel Suarez edges Blaney, Busch in thrilling 3-wide finish to claim Cup Series win at Atlanta

Feb. 25, 2024 21:06 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Daniel Suarez hoped but wasn't certain he was the winner after the closest finish ever at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Then came the photo evidence: Suarez edged Ryan Blaney and Kyle Busch in a three-wide blur at the line to win a crashed-filled NASCAR Cup Series...