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Buckhead Atlanta to celebrate first set of openings
Seven retailers are scheduled to debut Thursday as the highly anticipated $1 billion Buckhead Atlanta mixed-use development begins the first of its openings. “Just like any major city like New York...
September 17, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powers Ferry Road to reopen today
The city of Sandy Springs Wednesday announced it will reopen Powers Ferry Road between just south of Eppington Drive to Whitmere Court in time for the afternoon rush hour. The street has been close...
September 17, 2014 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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USAA, AT&T urging residents not to text while driving
The United Services Automobile Association (USAA), in partnership with AT&T, are encouraging drivers across the nation and in metro Atlanta to pledge to not text and drive Friday, an annual day of ...
September 16, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memory care community opening soon in Stockbridge
Irving, Texas-based LaSalle Group, a provider of memory care with more than 15 years of experience, will be opening the first free-standing memory care community in Stockbridge – Autumn Leaves of S...
September 16, 2014 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Circus pitches tent at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Starting tomorrow, county residents and visitors can enjoy flying acrobats, exotic animals and more during the Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars. Running until Sunday, the big top circus will entertai...
September 16, 2014 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall festival season in full swing in south Fulton
South Fulton cities are ready to welcome residents and visitors to the signature autumn events highlighting the municipalities’ charms. In Hapeville, this weekend’s event is a birthday celebration....
September 16, 2014 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church celebrates golden anniversary
In 1964, when a gallon of gas was 30 cents and a postage stamp a nickel, the future Cliftondale United Methodist Church put down roots on seven acres at 4095 Stonewall Tell Road in College Park. Fi...
September 16, 2014 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two local schools named Reward Schools
Two local schools were named 2014 Reward Schools in the list released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education. North Atlanta High School in Buckhead and Ison Springs Elementary School in San...
September 16, 2014 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beating victim’s relative asks county to add phones to Silver Comet Trail
The Dallas woman who was assaulted and badly injured on the Silver Comet Trail in late July recently moved back to her home state after a month in the hospital and has no plans to return, a relativ...
September 16, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New high-end, mixed-use project comes to Perimeter
Hotel Development Partners announced the acquisition of a prime hotel site on Ashford Dunwoody Road near Perimeter Mall for the development of the 132-room Hampton Inn & Suites, which will be the l...
September 16, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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PDK to host Atlanta Warbird Weekend, WWII veteran tribute
DeKalb-Peachtree Airport will be transformed into a World War II airfield Sept. 27 and 28 when a squadron of vintage military aircraft from across the U.S. descend on the former Navy training base ...
September 16, 2014 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport transfer riles opponents of commercial flights
Airport commercialization opponents are asking supporters to complain to the Federal Aviation Administration about the Paulding County Commission’s action last week to transfer responsibility for S...
September 16, 2014 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • What the Braves will mean, financially, to local business
    by Ricky Leroux
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.12.14 - 09:21 am
  • Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm
  • Bartow, Cartersville superintendents discuss new year
    Students and teachers have found their stride in the first few weeks of the new school year, but both superintendents for the school systems in Bartow County understand that there are still adjustm...
    September 16, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia First Lady visits Bartow school
    Georgia first lady Sandra Deal, State Sen. Christian Coomer, R-Cass, Bartow County Schools Superintendent John Harper and other local leaders celebrated digital literacy at Hamilton Crossing Elemen...
    September 16, 2014 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb school district boosts budget surplus to $30.9M
    The DeKalb County School District recently announced a 35 percent increase in its surplus for fiscal 2014, reporting an additional $10.9 million in reserves over the $20 million surplus previously ...
    September 16, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City to close roads for Sandy Springs Festival
    The city of Sandy Springs Tuesday announced four roads will be closed this weekend for the 29th annual Sandy Springs Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday. Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Satur...
    September 16, 2014 12:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fundraising campaign for Spruill continues through Oct. 31
    From now until Oct. 31, the Spruill Center for the Arts in Dunwoody is participating in its fourth annual campaign to raise funds through individual contributions to continue to provide residents w...
    September 16, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Horse Fest offers fun for horse lovers in Decatur
    DeKalb residents looking for a different fall festival experience can attend Little Creek Farm Conservancy’s Horse Fest this Saturday. The festival, which will run from noon to 4 p.m. at the conser...
    September 16, 2014 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pike Nurseries to hire 150 seasonal employees this fall
    Duluth-based Pike Nurseries, the nation’s largest independent garden retailer, Tuesday announced it is hiring about 150 seasonal associates at its locations in metro Atlanta, Greensboro and Ballant...
    September 16, 2014 10:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kittredge Magnet School hosts fall family event
    On Friday, Kittredge Magnet School will invite its students and families to the second fall family picnic, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event will be on the back field at the school, 1663 E. Nancy Cr...
    September 16, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Five qualify for District 1 commission seat in DeKalb
    The field of qualified candidates for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat is at five. Those candidates are Wendy Butler, of Brookhaven, Larry Danese, of Brookhaven, Nancy Jester, of Dunwoo...
    September 16, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    St. Martin’s launches new technology program
    A Brookhaven school is equipping its students with the latest technology and devices to enhance learning in a 21st-century environment. St. Martin’s Episcopal School, at 3110-A Ashford Dunwoody Roa...
    September 16, 2014 09:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Governor announces Project Buckeye, aka TSYS, to open in McDonough
    Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that TSYS, a global payments company headquartered in Columbus, Ga., will create up to 450 jobs through a new contact center in Henry County. “TSYS’s decision to ex...
    September 16, 2014 08:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Schenck head of school to retire next year
    The Schenck School in Sandy Springs Tuesday announced the retirement of Head of School Gena Calloway, effective at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Since taking the leadership helm in 2000, Ca...
    September 15, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta gun owner files complaint against Fulton Schools
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 11:00 am
  • Canton Street gets new pizzeria
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 10:13 am