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DeKalb CEO Lee May responds to FBI investigation
In a statement released Friday, DeKalb County interim CEO Lee May said that fraud was committed using his name and position. May responded to an investigation by the FBI into water removal services...
April 27, 2015 07:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uber, Lyft refuse to require driver fingerprints
Popular ride-hailing firms like Uber and Lyft are fighting lawsuits in Atlanta and other cities from cab drivers, taxi and limousine companies claiming the techno upstarts are siphoning off passeng...
April 27, 2015 07:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lakeside High School teacher killed in wreck with prom-going teens
An Atlanta high school teacher has died after a car crash with two students on their way to her school's prom. According to reports, 33-year-old Leah O'Brien of Decatur collided with two teenagers ...
April 27, 2015 07:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal touts success of Georgia's economy, legislature
Gov. Nathan Deal touted Georgia’s growing auto and film industries and praised lawmakers for a successful legislative session Wednesday, saying the state is headed in the right direction. Speaking ...
April 25, 2015 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shredding event set for Saturday at Douglas County credit union
Douglasville’s Georgia’s Own Credit Union is again taking the lead in south metro’s effort to “go green”. The credit union’s office at 5895 Stewart Parkway is the only location on the Southside hos...
April 24, 2015 03:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton commissioner to D.C. for government symposium
Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner will participate in the 12th annual County Leadership Institute, a program developed by the National Association of Counties and Cambridge Leadership Assoc...
April 24, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backyard chickens, airport contract change on Paulding commission agenda
The Paulding Board of Commissioners on Tuesday are set to consider a request to change the county zoning ordinance to allow chickens to be kept on land the size of a typical neighborhood backyard. ...
April 24, 2015 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta school board approves 2015-16 budget
At its meeting Monday, the Atlanta Board of Education approved the 2015-16 general fund budget for Atlanta Public Schools, at $685.6 million. According to Superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s blog, t...
April 24, 2015 06:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zeff named interim leader of Fulton County School System
At its meeting Thursday at Holmes Elementary School in East Point, the Fulton County Board of Education named Kenneth Zeff as the school district’s interim superintendent beginning June 2. The anno...
April 23, 2015 08:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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District Court judge terminates Fulton Co. Jail consent decree
The Fulton County government Thursday announced U.S. District Chief Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. Thursday granted Fulton’s motion to terminate the consent decree imposed in 2006 in the case Harper v. Fu...
April 23, 2015 08:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven City Council defers mixed-used rezoning decision
Brookhaven residents will have additional time to learn more about a major building project near the Perimeter after the city deferred a rezoning request decision until May 26. Boston-based John Ha...
April 23, 2015 06:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Listeria concerns spark recall by Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is recalling all its products from retailers and closing ice cream shops in six states over concerns about possible listeria contamination. Columbus, Ohio-based Jeni's sa...
April 23, 2015 05:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Chama Gaucha opens in Buckhead
    by Neighbor Staff
    04.22.15 - 07:14 pm
  • Mayor discusses Brookhaven's progress, challenges
    Brookhaven has come a long way since becoming a city more than two years ago but still has a long way to go, Mayor J. Max Davis said in his second state of the city address Thursday. Elected offici...
    April 23, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Locust Grove to hold special election June 16
    Locust Grove City Clerk Tracey Sullivan issued this notice April 20: Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. #21-2-540, a special election shall be held in the city of Locust Grove...
    April 23, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Fashionista
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 29 through April 4. —    Provided by Officer A. S. White. Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Police ...
    April 23, 2015 04:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas County's jobless rate falls to 6.6 percent
    Douglas County’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.6 percent in March, the Georgia Department of Labor reported today. The March rate was a decrease from 6.7 percent in February, and 7.7 percent in Ma...
    April 23, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dogs would visit potential owners in Douglas County program
    The Douglas County Animal Shelter will begin a program next month to allow some of its canine occupants to meet potential new owners at area parks. The program, called Doggies’ Day Out, will includ...
    April 23, 2015 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding unemployment drops to lowest rate in seven years
    Paulding County’s unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in seven years in March, the Georgia Department of Labor reported today. Paulding’s rate was 5.3 percent in March, matching its previ...
    April 23, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA access earns Hartsfield-Jackson high marks
    Convenience to MARTA earned Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport the No.1 rank when it comes to how customers travel to and from the airport. A survey conducted by the Global Gateway Al...
    April 23, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas students named Georgia Scholars
    Graduating seniors from schools across Georgia have been recognized as 2015 Georgia Scholars, the Georgia Department of Education announced. Honorees from Douglas County include Elijah Boykins of C...
    April 23, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge to annexation, litigation critics: join committees
    Stockbridge stakeholders will have to do more heavy lifting at the committee level if they want to help the city help them, whether it is with economic development or attaching their residential pr...
    April 23, 2015 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Translate Your World changes globe's communications
    This week Translate Your World, a Buckhead-based business, will launch its enhanced 2.0 software that “will change the way the world communicates,” owner Sue Reager said. The software is capable of...
    April 23, 2015 11:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County to host chainsaw, ladder safety safety class
    The Fulton County Cooperative Extension will host a chainsaw and ladder safety training class for private-sector employees only April 30 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the North Fulton Service Center,...
    April 23, 2015 09:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Get Motivated! Business Seminar coming to Atlanta
    The Get Motivated! Business Seminar, an energetic, entertaining and informative business event that is world famous for its iconic speakers and remarkable stage production, will come to Atlanta Tue...
    April 23, 2015 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore offers good buys for good cause in Roswell
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 03:27 pm
  • Draft contract in the works for Alpharetta conference center
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 03:24 pm