Ga. Senate passes bill requiring insurance coverage for autism therapy
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Stockbridge receives Main Street designation
Monday, the city of Stockbridge became one of Georgia’s newest Main Street Cities. This designation was bestowed upon the city after it met rigorous performance standards set by the Georgia Departm...
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Lawsuit says DeKalb County court practices unjustly target the poor
A metro Atlanta county unfairly targets the poor by throwing them in jail for failure to pay court fines without considering ability to pay or alternatives to incarceration, according to a federal ...
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Options to be considered for final phase of Peachtree Road project
This March, members of the Buckhead community will get to weigh in on potential options for Phase 4 of the Buckhead Community Improvement District’s Peachtree Road transformation project. The distr...
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Fulton County School System to begin realignment of Charles Place
Fulton County School System will begin construction on a realignment of Charles Place starting on Monday, February 2. Charles Place runs behind the new West Roswell Elementary School currently bein...
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Ga. Senate passes bill requiring insurance coverage for autism therapy
The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children younger than 6. Lawmakers passed the bill, 54-0 on Thursday. Supporters say early inter...
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Sandy Springs offering $1,000 reward for info on stolen AEDs
The city of Sandy Springs Thursday announced it is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the identity and arrest of individuals who are responsible for the theft of two automated exte...
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Atlanta Public Schools to host district-wide spelling bee
Atlanta Public Schools will host a district-wide spelling bee Monday at 5 p.m. at Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School, 801 Glenwood Ave. in southeast Atlanta. The bee helps students enhance their ...
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Google Fiber coming to East Point, College Park, Hapeville
This week, technology company Google announced its Google Fiber ultra-high speed Internet and television service will be installed in nine metro Atlanta cities, including the south Fulton cities of...
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Buckhead luxury apartment development opens
Phoenix-based Alliance Residential Co. Tuesday announced The Haynes House, a luxury apartment community in Buckhead, has opened and is now leasing. Located at 2420 Peachtree Road, across from the P...
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UPDATE: Missing EPHS student found safe
An East Paulding High School student was found safe about 9 a.m. today after friends reported him missing Wednesday night after riding a four-wheeler in the rear of his neighborhood. Paulding sheri...
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Sandy Springs honored by ARC for energy efficiency
Wednesday, the city of Sandy Springs was one of seven local governments recognized by the Atlanta Regional Commission for leadership in implementing policies and practices that contribute to effici...
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Friday in East Point: Understand your credit report
Regions Bank will host a Financial Fitness Friday seminar on understanding your credit report this Friday at noon at its East Point branch, 2833 Main St. Topics include what a credit score is and h...
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  • Fulton School's redistricting plan will impact elementary, middle schools
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 06:08 pm
  • Fulton Schools computer crash preps system for tests
    Earlier this month, a capacity-constraint stress test was conducted throughout Georgia. The experiment was to see if the state’s schools could handle a large volume of online test takers. “The good...
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    Roswell gets glimpse of Riverwalk Village
    A partner for Duke Land Group, the firm behind the proposed 104-acre Riverwalk Village, Kevin Sloan said he is intrigued by a goal outlined in Roswell’s Unified Development Code. “A place to live, ...
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    GNFCC hosts networking event to kick off new year
    Dozens of female business owners and business leaders from the north Fulton area spent Friday morning networking at the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s Women In Business kickoff breakfas...
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    Milton retiree finds success with vending machine operation
    Marty Lock, 65, has spent half his life working in the telecommunications field. After he retired, the Milton resident then decided to pursue an entirely different kind of business – he became a ve...
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    Roswell Inc. executive director discusses city’s economic outlook
    As executive director of Roswell Inc., Steve Stroud serves as a bridge for local government and local business. “We want to work continuously with the developer, the builder and the shop owner, for...
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    Downtown Alpharetta bakery offers gluten-free treats
    The sweets and baked goods at 2B Whole in downtown Alpharetta all have one thing in common. They are free of gluten, a protein composite found in wheat and related grains that tend to trouble some ...
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    Mid-year budget amendment approved in Roswell
    Several adjustments have been made to the city’s fiscal year 2015 budget. A slate of amendments were approved unanimously by the Roswell City Council at Monday’s public meeting. General fund amendm...
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    Mayor supports borrowing to finance city projects
    Mayor Jere Wood began his annual Kiwanis Club of Historic Roswell state of the city address last Thursday with great optimism. “We have the lowest unemployment rate in the state, and have been for ...
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    Roswell City Green project takes step forward
    The Roswell City Green project officially has a designer. The council voted unanimously Monday to approve a $359,648 master plan and design contract with Atlanta firm jB+a. Firm representative John...
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    Roswell to celebrate black history throughout February
    A bevy of Black History Month events will be held in Roswell this February as the city hosts its annual Roswell Roots festival. “Roswell has a really rich black heritage,” said Elaine DeNiro, archi...
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    Riverwood High to prepare for big changes
    Riverwood International Charter School has taken another step in its expansion plan. At Wednesday’s Fulton County Board of Education meeting at Dunwoody Springs Elementary in Sandy Springs, the boa...
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    Turner discusses career in Atlanta
    New York and Los Angeles might be popular locales for media companies but Ted Turner, founder of CNN and TBS, said there was no other place than Atlanta to build his cable television empire. “Atlan...
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