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Black ice causing hazardous travel conditions across Southeast in quick-hitting winter storm

A winter storm is bringing dangerous road conditions and black ice for drivers Friday morning in the Southeast.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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More than 12M in Southeast bracing for snowstorm; Charlotte, Raleigh under winter weather alerts

A winter storm was forecast to bring up to 6 inches of snow to the Southeast; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, under winter weather alerts.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Over 12M in Southeast bracing for snowstorm; Charlotte, Raleigh under winter weather alerts

A winter storm was forecast to bring up to 6 inches of snow to the Southeast; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, under winter weather alerts.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Over 12M in Southeast bracing for winter storm; 6 inches of snow possible in parts of N.C. and Virginia

A winter storm is forecast to bring snow to portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Thursday, where over 12 million people were under some form of winter weather alert.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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ICYMI: Blizzard, cold and flooding rains roil parts of U.S., and heavy rains nearly ends Australia's bushfire catastrophe

It was a frigid week for several spots across the United States as blizzards hindered travel on slick and slushy roadways for many drivers. Meanwhile, the flooding in the Deep South led to a rather unfortunate side effect in Alabama, and some much-needed good news has risen from the ashes of the devastating Australia bushfires. Here's a look back at the week in weather.Brutal blizzard, frigid cold blasts through northern US A truck drove off the side of the road in limited visibility Wedn...
Tags: Europe, National Weather Service, England, Science, Minnesota, Mississippi, Wales, Colorado, Australia, Washington Post, France, Germany, Iraq, Russia, US, Alabama

Torrential rains leave swollen rivers, downed trees in South

Days of torrential rain across the Southeast left residents to deal with rising rivers, falling trees, weakened dams and mudslides Thursday as storms finally subsided. An Alabama town asked residents to cut back on water usage after a pumping station flooded, forcing officials to shut down schools, and multiple vehicles plowed into trees that fell across a highway in Mississippi. Hartselle schools canceled for the day because water from a rising creek in north Alabama flooded a water pumping s...
Tags: News, Alabama, South, Southeast, Morgan County Sheriff s Office, Mississippi Hartselle

Gusty thunderstorms roll through southeastern US a week after severe weather outbreak

With a severe weather outbreak barely in the rear-view mirror, another round of heavy and gusty thunderstorms is rattling the southeastern United States on Thursday.Storms that broke out one week ago, on Thursday, Feb. 6, produced nearly 200 incidents of severe weather, including more than a dozen tornadoes in the Southeast, according to the Storm Prediction Center. The severe weather was part of a multiple-day outbreak that left a trail of destruction over the South.The new round of storms is f...
Tags: Science, Virginia, US, Georgia, United States, Great Lakes, Accuweather, South Carolina, Southeast, Northeast, Tennessee Valley, Carolinas, Florida Panhandle, Florida Peninsula, DirecTV Frontier

Spring Is Here... But It's Still Winter

We’re more than a month out from the official start of spring, but that hasn’t stopped it from popping up earlier than expected. The USA National Phenology Network released data Monday showing that spring has arrived across the Southeast earlier than at any point in the last 39 years. Leaves and flowers appearing this…Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Spring, Flowers, Southeast, Weird Weather, USA National Phenology Network

Hill collapses, roads flooded, dam eroded by Southern rains

A Tennessee hillside collapsed, roads were flooded and rivers were rising across the Southeast on Tuesday after a day of heavy rains that once again threatened a Mississippi lake where a dam previously was in danger of failing. The National Weather Service said minor to moderate flooding was expected from central Mississippi to north Georgia following downpours. The Tennessee River was predicted to crest about 7 feet (2.1 meters) above flood level at Perryville, Tennessee, on Sunday.
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How the weather boosted the US economy in January

An unusually warm winter across the United States compared to normal brought more than just lower home heating costs in January. The warmer weather also led to the creation of more jobs in the U.S. than economists had expected.Employers added 225,000 jobs in January, according to the U.S. Labor Department, a total well above the 158,000 that Wall Street analysts previously estimated for the month. The average monthly gain in 2019 was 175,000.The weather played a key role, with significant job in...
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Heavy rain storms, strong winds, floods and tornado watches and warnings hit the Southeast

Heavy rain storms, strong winds, floods and tornado watches and warnings hit the Southeast states on Thursday.         [Author: Storyful]
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Storms sweep over Southeast with rain, wind, floods; 4 dead

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It's here: AccuWeather's 2020 US spring forecast

The wait is over. For those hoping to thaw out from winter's chill, AccuWeather's annual spring forecast is here. Though Punxsutawney Phil recently declared the end of winter, AccuWeather meteorologists are calling for a delayed start to the season across much of the United States.Mild air will be slow to arrive in the Northeast, Great Lakes and Ohio Valley this year, as the chance for snow lingers into midspring. Meanwhile, the Southeast will brace for a wet and stormy couple of months....
Tags: Science, Mississippi, Washington, Boston, US, West, United States, Maine, Dallas, Philadelphia, Jackson, Accuweather, Northwest, Rockies, Southern California, Gulf

Severe thunderstorms to target Dixie Alley this week

Mild air at the start of this week in the South will set the stage for severe thunderstorms to erupt during the middle days of this week.Prior to the arrival of the storm system, above-average temperatures will warm much of the eastern half of the United States. This will act as one of the ingredients for the severe weather in the coming days.A powerful storm from the Rockies early in the week will impact parts of the South on Tuesday, and enhance thunderstorms across portions of eastern Texas, ...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, Mississippi, Georgia, United States, Missouri, Louisiana, Jackson, North Carolina, Gulf of Mexico, Accuweather, South Carolina, South, Rockies, Southeast

Will the polar vortex make a comeback in the US in February?

The polar vortex has been absent from the United States for most of winter thus far, which led to a very warm January.The Eastern Seaboard through the central and southern Plains recorded temperatures that averaged well above normal by the end of the month. The average temperature was also above normal for the interior portions of the West. February is forecast to start off with more abnormal warmth across the Plains and East, but some changes are expected as we move through the second month ...
Tags: Science, US, Chicago, West, Atlantic, United States, Arctic, Philadelphia, Snowfall, Cleveland, Accuweather, Arctic Circle, New England, Southeast, Buffalo New York, East

Welcome to April! ... errr ... make that February

Springlike warmth is projected to build across the nation's heartland as February begins before it shifts into the eastern part of the United States early next week. The warmth amid an already mild winter may have many checking the calendar and pondering whether the season will make an early transition. The upcoming surge of warmth is forecast to bring both daytime and nighttime temperatures of 10 to 25 degrees above average.During late January and early February, high temperatures typica...
Tags: Science, Washington, Chicago, West, Canada, Atlantic, United States, Arctic, Philadelphia, Great Lakes, Gulf Coast, Snowfall, Cleveland, Accuweather, Arctic Circle, New England

Instacart gets into ready-to-eat food deliveries with build your own sub service

Grocery picking service Instacart is dabbling with on-demand food delivery, announcing the launch in Florida of a pre-made meals delivery option that shoppers can tag onto a bigger supermarket order. It’s partnering with US supermarket chain Publix for the initial launch of Instacart Meals — offering what it dubs a “digital deli counter” where app users can build their own sub and have it picked up and delivered alongside a grocery order. “We know that when customers grocery shop, they’re thi...
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The Indigo Road announces New Hotel Management and Consulting Division

ATLANTA - The Indigo Road Hospitality Group, the Charleston, S.C.-based restaurant group and 2019 Forbes "Small Giant" that owns and operates 24 restaurants throughout the Southeast, announces today its venture into the hotel management and consulting space. Under the leadership of seasoned industry veteran Larry Spelts, the team will launch two boutique projects in 2020.
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Large Storm System to Hit Midwest and Central Gulf Coast, Bringing Risks of Heavy Snow, Ice and Severe Thunderstorms

A strong storm system will hit the Great Lakes, the Middle Mississippi Valley and areas of the Northeast this weekend, bringing with it “multiple weather hazards,” the National Weather Service (NWS) predicts. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has also issued an “Enhanced Risk” of severe weather in parts of the Central Gulf Coast, the Lower Mississippi Valley and the Tennessee Valley. Risks of snow, freezing rain and ice NOAA The National Weather Prediction Center’s...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, New York, News, Mississippi, Uncategorized, Alabama, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Noaa, Ohio, Michigan, Great Lakes, Gulf Coast, Nws, Pacific Northwest

Small Businesses Falling Behind in Employee Satisfaction

A report from Mindspace reveals 93% of US employees are their happiest. However, it is not the case for small businesses. Employee Happiness Statistics According to employee happiness statistics in the 2019 Mindspace Work Culture Report, happiness seems to increase with company size in the U.S. Only 36% of small business employees are very happy against 46% of medium businesses. 64% of corporations, and 56% of enterprises. Workers that feel the happiest about going to work in America are self...
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Fresh Tracks: Top Cross-Country Skiing Destinations in the Southeast

Enjoy epic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the Roan Mountain range, located on the North Carolina/Tennessee border. / Photo by Travis Bordley Cross-country skiing—also known as Nordic skiing—evokes thoughts of the far north. Places where the thermostat stays below zero and snow blankets the ground for months on end. With fewer winter whiteouts in the South, you have to strike fast when there’s fresh powder in the Blue Ridge backcountry. From a Metro-accessible greenway to secluded wil...
Tags: Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Sport, Pennsylvania, United States, Cycling, Tennessee, New Jersey, North Carolina, East Coast, Snowsports, Pittsburgh, Ontario, Metro, Southeast

The Kendeda Building is "the greenest in the Southeast"

Leed is for wimps; the Living Building Challenge really pushes the building envelope.
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Forty-Fifth Annual Assaults on Mt. Mitchell and Marion: Registration Now Open!

The Freewheelers Cycling Association of Spartanburg is pleased to announce the 2020 Assaults on Mt. Mitchell and Marion is set for Monday, May 18, 2020. This one-day century ride, known as the Southeast’s Premier Cycling Experience, attracts cyclists from around the world each year, with a climb of more than 10,000 vertical feet over the course of the ride, dubbing it the “the Beast of the East,” as the ride has come to be known. “We are excited for the forty-fifth year of The Assaults’,” sai...
Tags: Mississippi, Sport, Cycling, Mitchell, Southeast, Marion, Michael Davis, Seth Jones, Spartanburg, Mount Mitchell, Spartanburg South Carolina, Marion North Carolina, Freewheelers Cycling Association, Tom Johnson Campground, Biking in the Blue Ridge, Freewheelers Cycling Association of Spartanburg

PE-backed THG buys EBA

The Hilb Group, a portfolio company of Abry Partners, has acquired North Carolina-based Employee Benefit Advisors of the Carolinas LLC, a employee benefits agency for small to mid-market businesses in the Southeast region. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Hilb Group, LLC (“THG”) announced today the acquisition of North Carolina-based Employee Benefit Advisors of the Carolinas, LLC (“EBA”). The transaction became effective November 1...
Tags: Boston, Trends, M&a, Johnson, Financial Services, North Carolina, Southeast, Eba, Richmond Virginia, Charlotte North Carolina, PE, Hilb Group, ABRY Partners, Hilb Group LLC THG, ABRY Partners The Hilb Group, Ricky Spiro

Brentwood takes majority stake in Chicken Salad Chick

Brentwood Associates has acquired a majority stake in Chicken Salad Chick from Eagle Merchant Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Chicken Salad Chick is a fast-casual restaurant chain. North Point Advisors LLC advised Chicken Salad Chick on the transaction while King & Spalding LLP provided legal counsel. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brentwood Associates (“Brentwood”), a consumer-focused private equity firm, announced it has acquired a majority interest in SSRG Holdings, LL...
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Executive Director opportunity with South Carolina State Museum

DHR International has been exclusively retained to conduct the search for Executive Director of the South Carolina State Museum, the state’s largest and most comprehensive museum. The Executive Director will have the unique opportunity to craft and execute a vision for the State Museum through the next decade and beyond. THE COMPANY: The South Carolina State Museum, the state’s largest and most comprehensive museum, is located along the banks of the beautiful Congaree River in dow...
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Drought worsens across Southeast; 75M affected nationally

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A drought affecting more than 30 million people across the Southeastern United States is getting worse. The latest assessment from the U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows arid conditions are deepening from Alabama to Virginia. Areas that were experiencing a moderate drought are now in a severe or extreme drought despite […]
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Want to crash the Super Bowl without an official commercial? Start planning now

The Super Bowl is four months away, but ad planning is well underway. Time is also of the essence for brands looking to make a significant splash without buying a Big Game ad. That’s because with so many brands angling to seize on advertising’s biggest day of the year, successful Super Bowl “crashing” takes a lot more planning and resources than it used to. Playing around the edges of the Super Bowl might not cost the $5 million to actually buy a spot, but doing it right can cost at least $1 ...
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Ares-backed CoolSys buys Building Air Services

CoolSys, which is backed by Ares Management Corporation, has acquired Florida-based Building Air Services, a provider of service and preventive maintenance programs for commercial air conditioning, heating, refrigeration and automated building controls. No financial terms were disclosed. Correction: An earlier headline and news report misstated that CoolSys is backed by Audax Private Equity. That was incorrect. Coolsys is now backed by private equity funds managed by Ares Management Corporation....
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