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Brookhaven Innovation Academy petition denied
The State Charter Schools Commission denied the application of the Brookhaven Innovation Academy to open a charter school but encouraged city officials to re-apply next year. “Even though we asked ...
September 02, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NaturAlmond unaffected by nut butter recalls
Although a broad international recall of almond butter and peanut butter products has forced some companies to take their products off grocery store shelves, Chamblee-based NaturAlmond — which prod...
September 02, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander: Communication important part of police, community relationship
In the aftermath of the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., there has been much talk of police training and the relationship between officers and the c...
September 02, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community questions DeKalb charter system petition
The DeKalb County School District is actively seeking to petition the state board of education to become a full charter system and has held several meetings around the county to engage in citizen i...
September 02, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City's hardship pay program questioned by councilwoman
During Wednesday's Atlanta City Council finance committee meeting at City Hall downtown, District 9 Councilwoman Felicia Moore called into question Mayor Kasim Reed’s approval of “hardship” pay sin...
August 29, 2014 01:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue Heron Nature Preserve adds 4 acres
The Blue Heron Nature Preserve in Buckhead Thursday announced it is expanding. By adding 4 more acres, the preserve directly connects to the local elementary school and enables construction of a co...
August 28, 2014 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary putts, serves, deals for annual event
On Sept. 8, the Country Club of Roswell will be the site of not just one, but two charity competitions — the 36th annual Aubrey Greenway Golf tournament and the second Hagan Cup Classic tennis tour...
August 28, 2014 04:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centennial High to host bash Sunday
This weekend, Roswell plans on welcoming fall with a bang. The 13th annual End of Summer Celebration will be held at Centennial High on Sunday, with festivities set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The baseba...
August 28, 2014 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell swears in new municipal judge
“Those who know me know I’m not one for fanfare,” said Roswell Municipal Court Judge Brian Hansford, who was officially sworn in at Monday’s City Council meeting. “I’m just ready to get to work.” B...
August 28, 2014 04:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council mulls Wills Park pool improvements
The city of Alpharetta is looking to make changes to the pool at Wills Park. At a work session Monday, Recreation and Parks director Mike Perry presented a design concept for improvements to the po...
August 28, 2014 04:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New math program comes to Northwestern
A group of sixth-graders at Northwestern Middle School in Milton will soon have their math education supplemented by a new before-school program called Teach to One, said Principal Jasmine Kullar. ...
August 28, 2014 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tailgate fundraiser returns to downtown Alpharetta
Food, fun and football are on the agenda Sept. 13 as the Lionheart School’s Grilling and Gridiron Tailgate Party returns to downtown Alpharetta for its second year. The event is a fundraiser for th...
August 28, 2014 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding Economic Development hosts annual meeting
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.26.14 - 02:11 pm
  • NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Carjacking
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 10 through 16, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Aug. 15 through 21. - Provided by Atlanta Pol...
    August 28, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Some Fulton teachers to see extra state funds
    Designated math and science teachers working in the Fulton County Schools district can look forward to additional state funds to aid their instructional efforts. That news was unveiled during last ...
    August 28, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local financial pro showing way to retirement
    Editor’s note: This story is part of an occasional series of articles profiling local professionals. Scotty Hendricks is an account manager at Mutual of America. Although Scotty Hendricks Jr. is fa...
    August 28, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hapeville murder suspect arrested en route to Mexico
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, working closely with the Atlanta Police Department, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security Investigations, arrested Atlanta police of...
    August 28, 2014 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former DeKalb commissioner Boyer charged with stealing county funds
    Elaine Boyer, the former commissioner of District 1 in DeKalb County, has been arraigned on charges relating to her embezzlement of county funds and misuse of her county credit card. “As an elected...
    August 28, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County Superior Court starts pilot project
    The Superior Court of Fulton County Family Division in partnership with Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association Wednesday announced a new pilot project beginning...
    August 27, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Officials: Local film studio nears announcement of new production
    The Paulding Industrial Building Authority is nearing announcement of a new tenant for the county’s film studio and is asking a second prospect to move its start date and use the facility into earl...
    August 27, 2014 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas jobless rate increase attributed to seasonal trend
    Although the July unemployment rate in Douglasville and Douglas County reflected an increase from June, officials with the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce and city of Douglasville view these as ...
    August 27, 2014 04:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    POLITE REMINDER: Cancer patient gives inspiration, comfort to others
    Lithia Springs resident Trisha Polite has a word of warning, especially to women. “You can feel healthy and look healthy on the outside, but you may not be healthy on the inside,” she said. This is...
    August 27, 2014 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead Heritage Society creates interpretive master plan
    The Buckhead Heritage Society Wednesday announced it has created an interpretive master plan for the Atlanta community. The society, a nonprofit dedicated to identifying, preserving, and promoting ...
    August 27, 2014 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb elections calls special election for District 1 commission seat
    The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will call for a special election to fill the vacancy in the office of DeKalb County Commissioner, District 1, resulting from the resignation of...
    August 27, 2014 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Home Depot second-quarter profit climbs
    Cobb County-based Home Depot’s fiscal second-quarter net income surged 14 percent thanks to a rebound in its spring selling season. The nation’s largest home improvement retailer also raised its an...
    August 27, 2014 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DeKalb hiring 15 E911 operators
    by Staff Reports
    08.25.14 - 04:22 pm