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PowerEnfo™ Monitoring Nets $15,000 For Local Business by Uncovering Faulty Power Billing

Management at The Meridian at Redwine suspected something wasn’t right with the Metro Atlanta apartment complex’s power bill. It seemed much too high, but they were unsure what to do about it until they learned about PowerEnfo™.

In October 2016, they read about Empower Energy Technology in CIO Review, a California-based technology magazine that shares innovative enterprise solutions developed by established providers. The article lauded Atlanta-based Empower for its innovative, user-friendly PowerEnfo™ energy monitoring system. So, they reached out to the company about The Meridian’s billing problem.


Beautiful Butterflies Invade the Chattahoochee Nature Center for the Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

#FlyingColors #ButterflyFestival delights everyone @ the Chattahoochee Nature Center when the air fills with the beating wings of beautiful butterflies!Go Wild in Roswell while celebrating the beauty of butterflies, one of the many pollinators that helps our gardens grow as they fly through the air

The 18th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival is a wild extravaganza focused on the beauty of butterflies at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, a premier nature oasis.  Banners of butterflies bend in the wind and decorate the area as the air fills with butterflies set free during the releases.  Butterflies attract us with their ethereal flitting, here then gone.  Join us to experience this rare and magical wild enchantment. Witness nature’s pollinators and enjoy a magnificent show featuring live butterfly releases, face painting, crafts, live musical interludes, children’s costume parade, festival food and fun in the native butterfly gardens. 


DeKalb County Set to Release 8,000 Water Bills

CEO Thurmond sends letter to DeKalb residents apologizing for failures and detailing corrective actions

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond announced that approximately 8,000 DeKalb water and sewer customers, who have had their bills held because of unverified billing data, will begin to receive regularly scheduled bills beginning the week of April 10.


Georgia DOT on the collapse of a portion of I-85 near Piedmont Road

Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell R. McMurry, P.E. briefed members of the media on the status of the catastrophic incident that significantly impacted I-85 and the broader transportation network.  McMurry thanked all of the many people who have responded and who continue to work on clearing the scene and are beginning the structural analysis. Key highlights of the briefing and road closures are as follows: 


Cumming School Wins Recycle-Bowl Division

More than 700,000 K-12 Students and Teachers Participated in Nation's Leading Recycling Competition

Bon Air Elementary School of Kokomo, Indiana, was crowned as the national champion of Keep America Beautiful's Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students, teachers and school communities.


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