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2014-10-09 16:22:34

Small changes around the house can equal big energy savings every month ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power kicked off its annual pledge drive this week in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR®" campaign. The campaign has been a core component of the company's energy efficiency education program since 2006 and asks customers to pledge to take small steps to save money and energy by making basic energy...

2014-10-06 12:22:47

ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the third quarter of 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 29. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas A. Fanning and Chief Financial Officer Art P. Beattie will discuss earnings during a conference call for financial analysts at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Investors, media and the public may listen to a live webcast...

2014-10-02 16:22:37

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saving money and energy couldn't be easier this weekend, Oct. 3-5, during Georgia's annual sales tax holiday featuring energy efficient ENERGY STAR(® )products, as well as water-efficient WaterSense(®) products. Throughout the weekend and across the state, shoppers who make a qualifying purchase are exempt from paying state and local sales tax on a number of household items such as appliances, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs),...

2014-10-02 12:23:12

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute's Southeastern Solar Research Center (SSRC) was named Project of the Year in My Green Birmingham's 2014 Champions of Sustainability awards. The awards honor sustainability efforts in six categories including building and design, social progress, environment, advocacy, outstanding business, and project of the year. Winners are selected based on their contribution to Birmingham's economic...

2014-09-23 12:23:52

EVENT PAYS TRIBUTE TO ARCHITECTS OF CHANGE IN ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company, in partnership with Perennial Strategy Group, will host their highly anticipated sixth annual Evening of Excellence, a prestigious awards reception that will be held in conjunction with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's (CBCF) 44(th) Annual Legislative Conference. Hosted by emcee-songwriter, speaker, and DJ MC Lyte, this invitation-only event...

2014-09-22 16:22:54

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company headquartered in Birmingham, completed a month-long campaign for United Way at the corporate headquarters raising more than $268,000. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Southern Nuclear corporate employees also support United Way agencies through involvement in community service activities. This year, employees have read to local students with Better Basics, built...

2014-09-16 12:35:11

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced today that President and CEO Don Horsley has been re-elected to the board of directors of CTIA-The Wireless Association(®). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090507/CL13145LOGO "I am pleased to be able to continue to serve with CTIA in their mission to advocate on behalf of the wireless industry," said Horsley. "My goal is to represent the concerns of the regional carrier...

2014-09-15 12:22:24

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, Sept. 14, for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Each unit at Plant Vogtle requires new fuel every 18 months. The last refueling outage for Unit 2 was completed in the spring of 2013. "Unit 2 marked its 25(th) anniversary of commercial operation in May of this year,"...

2014-09-09 16:21:48

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Payne Stewart Award, Southern Company and the PGA TOUR today recognized Sir Nick Faldo - a World Golf Hall of Fame member and six-time major champion - as the recipient of the 2014 Payne Stewart Award. Faldo was honored in a ceremony at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola in Atlanta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144397 The Payne Stewart Award is presented annually to a professional golfer...

2014-08-25 16:21:10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Aug, 25, leaders of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers signed a new five-year contract effective Aug. 15. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139391 "I commend the leadership of the IBEW for helping to establish an environment of mutual respect necessary for the development of an agreement beneficial to our employees and the safe operation of our facility,"...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.