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2014-04-10 12:30:48

ATLANTA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced today that their contract with the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA) for Push To Talk services has been renewed through 2017. "We are pleased to renew our agreement with GTA through 2017. We are proud to have continuously served both State and local government in Georgia since April of 1998. Over that time, SouthernLINC has become the only truly statewide inter-operable and...

2014-04-03 08:23:41

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company plans to release its earnings for the first quarter of 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Chairman, President and CEO 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, April 30. Investors, media and the public may listen to a live webcast of the...

2014-03-31 16:21:56

ATLANTA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has presented Southern Company the 2014 National Key Accounts Customer Service award for Outstanding Customer Service, recognizing the company for its continuing efforts to deliver exceptional customer service and assistance. This marks the 11(th) time the Southern Company national accounts organization has received an EEI Key Accounts Customer Service award. (Logo:...

2014-03-31 08:24:03

ATLANTA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Atomic Museum Foundation has named Southern Company the recipient of the 2014 National Award of Nuclear Science and History in recognition of the company's leadership in and commitment to new nuclear development. The award was presented at the Einstein Society Gala in Albuquerque, N.M. Southern Company subsidiary Southern Nuclear's Chairman, President and CEO Stephen E. Kuczynski accepted the award. (Logo:...

2014-03-18 12:22:14

ATLANTA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Telecom, a subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced a strategic partnership with Henry County Broadband (HCB) to provide reciprocal assets and services in the Atlanta, Macon and Henry County, Ga., areas. Through the partnership, Southern Telecom and HCB will expand their respective networks, both now and in the future. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "Southern Telecom's fiber network, maintenance and...

2014-03-17 12:22:33

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 1 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, March 16, at 4 a.m. ET 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 1 was completed in the fall of 2012. "This cycle, Unit 1 provided power for more than 513 consecutive days,"...

2014-03-10 16:22:31

Critical module towers more than five stories tall, marks heaviest "lift" to date for project ATLANTA, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of another major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga. On Saturday, the project team successfully placed the CA20 module into the Unit 3 nuclear island. Weighing more than 2.2 million pounds, or 1,100 tons, and towering more than five stories tall, the module is the...

2014-03-06 20:20:32

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 of the Edwin I. Hatch Electric Generating Plant near Baxley, Ga., has safely resumed generating electricity following completion of a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Plant operators safely took the unit offline on Feb. 3. Electricity production resumed on March 6 at 6:57 a.m. EST. In addition to refueling the reactor and performing regular maintenance and...

2014-02-27 16:22:35

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune magazine has named Southern Company to its 2014 "World's Most Admired Companies" list, marking the fifth consecutive year the company has earned recognition among the publication's top three utilities worldwide. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Fortune recognized Southern Company as an industry leader for its quality of management, soundness of financial position, value as a long-term investment, quality...

2014-02-26 12:22:13

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Y. Kerr II, co-chairman of McGuireWoods' energy industry team, is departing the firm to become general counsel, chief compliance officer and executive vice president of Southern Company, one of the nation's largest electric utilities. Kerr, a partner in the Raleigh office of McGuireWoods LLP and a senior adviser at McGuireWoods Consulting LLC since 2008, will begin his new duties at the Atlanta headquarters of Southern...


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