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East Point city councilwoman named to national committees
East Point City Councilwoman Deana Holiday Ingraham has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2015 Community and Economic Development Steering Committee as well as to the Youth Education...
March 30, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough school employee wins media specialist of the year
Kristen Garner of Eagle’s Landing Middle School in McDonough was recently named the Henry County School System media specialist of the year during a surprise visit by county administrators and the ...
March 30, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Heritage Society seeks funds to repair headstones
The Buckhead Heritage Society, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving history in the community, Monday announced upon a recent inspection of Mount Olive Cemetery, society representatives observed thre...
March 30, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep. Jones announces she will not seek re-election
District 62 State Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta, said last week she would not seek re-election to a third term in 2016 to her House seat representing part of Douglas County. Jones, an Atlanta attorn...
March 30, 2015 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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King Center to commemorate 47th anniversary of King’s death
The King Center is remembering the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. with activities announced Tuesday by King Center CEO Bernice A. King. Saturday, the center is call...
March 30, 2015 09:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Missing child found
The Sandy Springs Police Department Friday night announced an 11-year-old child who was missing has been found. Democardo Stanley of Sandy Springs was reported missing Friday after he went to schoo...
March 28, 2015 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glenridge Hall to be demolished by owner
It’s official. Glenridge Hall, the 84-year-old, 15,000-square-foot Tudor mansion in Sandy Springs, will be torn down. Calling the decision “an emotional thing,” Mike Rabalais, director of the Glenr...
March 26, 2015 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's new hours start April 1
The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has new hours in effect at each of its locations as of Wednesday, April 1. In January, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed the 2015 ...
March 26, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lucky You event in Stockbridge a success
From M4 Graphics in Stockbridge: "The first Creating A Lucky You Community Event was a great success March 14. Guests got a chance to experience live music, snacks, vision boards, and vendors! We h...
March 26, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport job fair Monday
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will hold a job fair Monday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, Colleg...
March 26, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Modifications considered for Pharr-Peachtree project
Changes to improve traffic in the Pharr Road-Peachtree Road corridor project could in the future include bike lanes on areas where narrow lanes do not help vehicular flow and resurfacing and restri...
March 26, 2015 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry commissioners reject 40 percent building permit increase
Business owners renovating their property and developers working on constructing new buildings in Henry County will not have to pay higher building permit fees in the foreseeable future. At a Henry...
March 26, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Public to help decide Roswell City Green pathways
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 11:44 am
  • Roswell selects alignment for Mansell Road connector
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 11:35 am
  • Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 11:14 am
  • Founder of Roswell's Cottage School to retire
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:57 am
  • Norfolk Southern expands 'Railroad University' in McDonough
    More conductors, engineers and other Norfolk Southern Corp. employees will be able to train quicker and more efficiently thanks to a newly opened building expansion at the training center campus, 1...
    March 26, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Numbers down but unemployment up in Henry County; state rate falls
    Henry County’s labor force decreased by about 2,000 residents in January, from about 105,500 in December to about 103,600, not from relocation but from an annual recount by the U.S. Department of L...
    March 26, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Discover DeKalb launches new dining website
    Discover DeKalb announces the launch of Off The Eatin’ Path’s own website — www.OffTheEatinPath.com. Starting as casual sales meetings over lunch with the department’s staff, a full-on blog was for...
    March 26, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County unemployment dips to 6.7 percent
    Douglas County’s unemployment rate dipped slightly between January and February as 271 more county residents found work between the two months, state labor officials said. The county’s unemployment...
    March 26, 2015 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding unemployment down to 5.5 percent
    Paulding County’s unemployment rate dipped slightly between January and February as 270 more county residents found work between the two months and employers laid off fewer workers, state labor off...
    March 26, 2015 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    AAA study finds 6 of 10 teens in car crashes distracted
    The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, accor...
    March 26, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta ranks third in EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities list
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday released its seventh annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star-certified buildings in 2014 and the city of...
    March 25, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Historic preservation group seeks to save Glenridge Hall
    The leader of the Georgia Trust for Historic Restoration said he is hoping Glenridge Hall will be included in one company’s plans to develop the property that includes the 15,000-square-foot Tudor ...
    March 25, 2015 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Corneal transplant recipient lives fully
    Gov. Nathan Deal declared March as Eye Donor Month in Georgia, with corneal transplants as one of the most common transplants with the least invasive procedure and no waiting list. Mari Fridenmaker...
    March 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lake Forrest Drive townhouses green-lit
    The planned townhouse development on Lake Forrest Drive in Sandy Springs has received the green light. At its meeting Tuesday night at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Council voted 6-0 to approve...
    March 25, 2015 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Road to drunk
    Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department March 7 through 13. - Provided by Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit reports in time to me...
    March 25, 2015 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Arts council seeking Taste of Douglasville participants
    The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville and Douglas County is seeking restaurants interested in a chance to put samples of their food in front of thousands to call the arts council for an applica...
    March 25, 2015 03:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:51 am
  • Roswell council approves pilot public art project
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:46 am
  • Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:32 am
  • Milton greenway connection plans unveiled
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:20 am