Volunteer serves more than 25 years at Atlanta Speech School
by Erika Wells
April 16, 2015 07:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
As residents observe National Volunteer Week this week, a helper at a Buckhead school has spent about 25 years demonstrating the value of year-round community service. “We all should give back and be grateful for what we have been given,” said Benita Johnson, a library media center volunteer at the Atlanta Speech School at 3160 Northside Pkwy. “We should be as responsible as if we were at a job – being paid.” Established in 1938, the school offers language and literacy development r...
Henry County launches online building plan submittal, review
The Henry County Building and Plan Review Department is using new software to allow the electronic uploading of building plans. “This new software is expected to ease the process for submitting pla...
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Alpharetta's Food Truck Alley returns next week
When the Food Truck Alley program began in Alpharetta three years ago, Mayor David Belle Isle said he had humble expectations. “We thought if it really got successful,” he said, “we might get 1,000...
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Despite affluence, student poverty an issue in Roswell
In a city with a median household income well over $100,000, the 1,000-plus students at Mimosa Elementary School represent an entirely different aspect of the Roswell community. There, nine out of ...
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Minimum Wage Poll
Dec 05, 2013 | 243203 views | 0 0 comments | 452 452 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Is $15 per hour a reasonable amount for minimum wage?