L-to-r: Charles Shapiro, the newly appointed president of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, and David Abney, CEO of UPS and chairman of the council, at a reception marking Mr. Shapiro's return to Atlanta.

The World Affairs Council of Atlanta received a rousing endorsement from David P. Abney, the CEO of United Parcel Service Inc., during a reception for the council’s new president Charles Shapiro. More
President Barack Obama will visit Atlanta today to be briefed on the Ebola virus in Africa from officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he is also expected to announce intensified U.S. efforts to stem the outbreak.  More
Since this year’s JapanFest is to feature “Washoku,” the art of preparing, eating and understanding traditional food in Japan, it seems appropriate that a prominent role be given to Ryosuke Murakami, the Japan consul general’s personal chef. More
If you’re a teenage student in Carrollton, Ga., there is a factory job waiting for you. Just a few catches: you have to be struggling financially, at risk for failing out of school and prone to missing class.  More
Just a month after confirming a referral deal with payment processing counterpart Global Payments Inc., Atlanta-based BitPay will continue its move into Europe by expanding its Amsterdam headquarters. More

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