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Fulton mayors, commissioners to meet Wednesday
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting, convening a gathering of mayors from all of the county’s cities, Wednesday at 10 a.m. It will take place at the offices ...
February 08, 2016 02:41 PM | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs to host meeting on Glenridge Drive
The city of Sandy Springs will host a public information meeting Feb. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at City Hall council chambers to gain residents’ input as the city begins the process of developing a Compl...
February 08, 2016 01:48 PM | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA reaps benefits of long-term bonds refunding
MARTA Monday announced its board has approved a resolution to refund $283 million of its bonds, which means the authority will save about $48.1 million in debt payments over the next 18 years. “MAR...
February 08, 2016 01:11 PM | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission candidates see different top issues for Paulding voters
Government transparency, fiscal management, planning for future growth and healing the county’s “bitter division” are among voters’ top concerns in an upcoming special election to fill a vacant Pau...
February 08, 2016 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board announces February community meetings
The Fulton County Board of Education Monday announced its February community meetings. Each board member sponsors a monthly meeting open to all members of the community. The sessions provide an opp...
February 08, 2016 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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National group honors Douglas, Paulding lawmaker for ‘conservative’ 2015 votes
One of the nation’s oldest conservative political groups recently recognized an area lawmaker for “the consistency of his votes and support for conservative principles” on 10 bills the Georgia Gene...
February 08, 2016 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta airport gets new information center
The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division in partnership with the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau last week unveiled the state’s newest – and first at an airport – visi...
February 08, 2016 07:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County leaders launch 'One' effort
One Henry, a community and business effort centered on people, partnerships and economic prosperity, was first discussed at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s intergovernmental retreat two year...
February 07, 2016 09:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park nightclub, Spelman College help Flint, Michigan
Employees and friends of the Backstage Atlanta nightclub in College Park yesterday loaded up a truck with about 1,000 cases of bottled water bound for Flint, Michigan. Nightclub associate David Bev...
February 06, 2016 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster debate team wins national tournament
Westminster senior Anish Dayal, 17, and junior Harrison Hall 16, won the 61st Barkley Forum National policy debate tournament, a prestigious invitational event with a field comprised of the top 230...
February 05, 2016 07:02 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Fran’s top HIV doc aids Fulton in launching new clinic
Flanked by veteran California warriors in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John Eaves and the leadership of the county’s health services department Friday a...
February 05, 2016 06:37 PM | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park crime stoppers reward at $10K
College Park Police detectives and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are asking the public for information regarding a fatal car crash Sunday morning, Jan. 31 in Atlanta. A reward of up to $10,000 is ...
February 05, 2016 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont Henry: don't let Super Bowl break your heart
Want to have a good time watching the game this Sunday but don’t want to kill your New Year’s resolution to be a healthier you? Consider these tips brought to you by Piedmont Heart Institute in hon...
February 05, 2016 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to host AARP mature driving course
The Fulton County Senior Multipurpose Facilities will host four AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving refresher courses in February, including one Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dorothy C. Benson Seni...
February 05, 2016 04:42 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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City delays lane closures on Sandy Springs Circle
The city of Sandy Springs Friday announced planned February lane closures for road construction on Sandy Springs Circle have been postponed until late spring. The delay is to provide added time for...
February 05, 2016 03:02 PM | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins Monday in Douglas for presidential primary, ESPLOST
Douglas County voters can cast ballots before election day beginning Monday for Georgia’s Presidential Preference Primary and a county referendum for continuation of the current education special p...
February 05, 2016 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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2016 Georgia Legislative Session highlights
The 2016 Georgia Legislative Session began Jan. 11 and is still ongoing, and so far there have been a number of items put forth of interest to DeKalb residents. Here are some of the most noteworthy...
February 05, 2016 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County state rep advocates high school sports reform
Two sides are facing off in a sports battle that has nothing to do with the Super Bowl. In the state Legislature, Henry County delegate District 111 State Rep. Brian Strickland, R-McDonough, said h...
February 05, 2016 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County transit on tap; input needed
Passenger vans to senior centers and Xpress buses to downtown Atlanta are not enough anymore for Henry County residents. More than 50 percent of a recent ad-hoc focus group said they are willing to...
February 05, 2016 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Republicans electing delegates in possible step toward national convention
The Paulding County Republican Party will host a Precinct Mass Meeting at Audry's Restaurant in Dallas in a possible first step toward representing Georgia at this year's national convention. Atten...
February 05, 2016 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas school board honors system's top counselors
Douglas County Board of Education recognized its top elementary, middle and high school counselors with awards during its monthly meeting Feb. 1. Elementary Counselor of the Year was awarded to Col...
February 05, 2016 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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GBI says two alleged Paulding heroin sellers part of larger operation
Two 19-year-olds arrested in October in Paulding County on drug charges were later found to be part of a major regional drug operation based in Cobb County, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation news r...
February 05, 2016 09:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County to host early voting starting Monday
Starting Monday, the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration will open three early voting locations for registered voters to cast their ballots for the March 1 presidential preference prima...
February 05, 2016 03:42 AM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials, residents fed up with Buckhead park’s sewage spills
Mary Norwood has had enough. The Post 2 at-large Atlanta City Council member Wednesday said she would at the city’s utilities committee meeting Tuesday introduce a resolution “to fix the sewage-fil...
February 04, 2016 10:31 PM | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas commissioners approve animal shelter construction bid
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.16 - 08:41 am
  • Early voting begins Monday in Paulding for presidential primary
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.03.16 - 06:27 pm
  • Course opponent hoping county repairs damage at Douglas nature preserve
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.03.16 - 05:23 pm