More black males needed for med school

...issue is part of a problem in higher education in general that medical schools depend on for students, said AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch. Schools use "pipeline" programs to try to get more college ? and even high school students...

First Bank of Georgia owner posts $1.3 million third-quarter profit

...for the three months was higher than the $843,000 reported in the year-ago period.Remer Brinson III, the president and CEO, said the bank had strong loan demand over the past year and "solid growth" in core deposits."However, mortgage...

First Community reports $1.5 million profit

...third quarter is always helped by some seasonal factors, this year was especially good. While the yield is probably not sustainable, we were pleased with the outcome for this quarter," said Mike Crapps, First Community President and CEO.

Los Angeles Dodgers fill new front-office position

...baseball operations, while current general manger Ned Colletti will stay on in a new role as a senior adviser to team president and CEO Stan Kasten.Friedman comes from the Tampa Bay Rays, where he was executive vice president of baseball operations...

Wise Dan to miss Breeders' Cup with leg injury

...Mile, while trying to join Goldikova as the only horses to win the same race three years in a row.Breeders' Cup president and CEO Craig Fravel said he is disappointed Wise Dan won't be able to defend his title.Pre-entries for the Breeders...

Holiday hiring in full swing

...of people the opportunity to turn their seasonal position into a long-term career opportunity in retail," NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said.Wal-Mart spokeswoman Kayla Whaling said that 25 percent of temporary associates hired for last...

Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark urges business leaders to look within state borders

...recipe for adding jobs and growing the state economy Tuesday.Touting the Georgia2Georgia campaign, Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark asked about 130 community and business leaders in the audience at Augusta Technical College to look at...

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions President and CEO Dwayne Wilson stepping down for Fluor job

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions President and CEO Dwayne Wilson is stepping down from his position with the company.Wilson announced the change Tuesday in an address to SRNS employees...

Plan would deepen Charleston harbor at cost of $500 million

...signature day for the Port of Charleston, for the state of South Carolina and for the nation," said Jim Newsome, the president and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority shortly after the Corps released the long-awaited draft feasibility study...

Holiday sales seen rising 4.1%

...remains some uneasiness and anxiety among consumers when it comes to their purchase decisions," said Matthew Shay, president and CEO of the National Retail Federation. "The lagging economic recovery, though improving, is still top of mind for...