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Glenridge Hall property getting interest from corporations
Since going on the market July 1, the Glenridge Hall property in Sandy Springs has been visited by about a dozen potential buyers, said Mike Rabalais of the Mayson family office, which is selling i...
July 25, 2014 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johns Creek man dies while snorkeling off Key Largo
A 71-year-old Johns Creek man has died while snorkeling off Key Largo. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reports that John Marshall of Johns Creek, was with nine others while snorkeling off a 25-f...
July 25, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home Depot CFO: Company investing $12M on mobile app
Keeping up with today’s shoppers and staying committed to supporting employees are two important focuses for The Home Depot, Carol Tomé told the Buckhead Business Association Thursday at its signat...
July 25, 2014 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warrants issued for suspect in murder case
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Friday morning detectives have obtained murder warrants for Patricko Mondrez Davis, 21, of Pine Cone Road in southwest Atlanta, in connection with the ...
July 25, 2014 12:54 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:09 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM CANDIDATES BOB BARR, BARRY LOUDERMILK AND SUSAN THAYER) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’...
July 25, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Business Association hands out four awards
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 11:24 A.M. WITH QUOTES, INFO FROM FULTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE DEPUTY NEAL SOLOMON) The Buckhead Business Association Thursday presented four awards during its signature lunche...
July 25, 2014 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council to tweak rezoning regs, talks performing arts center
Officials are temporarily rebuffing some prospective developers in an effort to tweak the city’s zoning regulations. At a special called meeting Wednesday at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Counc...
July 25, 2014 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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CRCT shows science, social studies gains in Paulding
Paulding County school students meeting or exceeding state averages on a major assessment test gained or held steady in four of five subject areas this year, district officials said. However, Crite...
July 25, 2014 08:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hansford elected Roswell Municipal Court Judge
Taking home about 60 percent of the votes in a runoff election held Tuesday, Brian Hansford defeated Melanie Ellwanger to become the city judge of Roswell. “I would like to thank the Roswell voters...
July 24, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Officer injured in car wreck on Ga. 400
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 1:33 P.M. WITH THE OFFICER'S NAME) The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday announced one of its officers was involved in a two-car wreck on Ga. 400 South at Northridge Ro...
July 24, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven Police search for Subway robbery suspect
Brookhaven Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect in hopes of learning the identity of this individual. A white male entered the Subway at 3929 Peachtree Road July 22, at about 4 p.m. an...
July 23, 2014 08:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move to Buckhead
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 5:54 P.M. WITH NEW INFO ON THE CYCLORAMA'S NEW FACILITY) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more tha...
July 23, 2014 07:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    07.23.14 - 01:18 pm
  • Alpharetta approves smaller residential lot sizes
    Homes in Alpharetta can be built on smaller lots now that a change to the city’s unified development code has been approved. A split city council voted 4-3 in favor of the change, which creates a n...
    July 23, 2014 05:01 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Faces of War relocation plan evoking criticism
    Raul Moreno took his family to see the Faces of War memorial in Roswell for Independence Day. An Army veteran, he served in Afghanistan for eight years. He took a pebble from the installation as a ...
    July 23, 2014 04:59 PM | 9 9 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell mother fights for VA changes following son's death
    After her son’s suicide, Peggy Portwine was devastated by grief. That grief then drove her all the way to Capitol Hill. On July 10, the 62-year-old Roswell resident stood before the House Committee...
    July 23, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chamber celebration benefits north Fulton food bank
    The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Jam and Stock the Pantry event returns for its third year, and it is expected to be bigger and better than ever with the move to a new venue — ...
    July 23, 2014 04:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Visioning plan set for Arnold Mill Road
    Preserving the rural feel along Arnold Mill Road in Milton was important as city officials worked with residents and stakeholders to create a visioning plan for the corridor. City council unanimous...
    July 23, 2014 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta gearing up for Old Soldier’s Day parade
    The Old Soldier’s Day Parade has been an Alpharetta tradition for more than 60 years. Its historical roots, however, stretch back to the late 1800s. Shortly after the end of the Civil War, veterans...
    July 23, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighborhood Watch: Is your car safe?
    Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments. BREAK-IN: An unknown suspect was reported to have broken into a vehicle parked outside of Toys R Us in Alpharet...
    July 23, 2014 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    EPA awards funds for restoration of Proctor Creek Watershed
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday announced it is awarding more than $179,000 to three organizations for the restoration of the Proctor Creek Watershed in northwest Atlanta. Nationa...
    July 23, 2014 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chicken Salad Chick to make Alpharetta debut
    Chicken Salad Chick, a fast-casual restaurant company based out of Alabama, is scheduled to open its new franchise location in Alpharetta on August 19. The new restaurant will be located in the Sto...
    July 23, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Commission to vote on rollback millage rate
    Douglas County taxpayers may see a slight decrease on their 2014 county tax bills if the Douglas County Commission approves a property tax rate rollback as proposed. However, the county school boar...
    July 23, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State sends funding to juvenile program
    Douglas County is known throughout the state for positively transforming the lives of Douglas County youth who appeared in juvenile court. For the second year in a row, the state has given the coun...
    July 23, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    TRACK SAFETY: Railroad officials canvass area to inform residents
    Douglasville Police Officer Lt. Brad Loudermilk is in charge of investigating all fatal automobile accidents occurring in the city. Although he has investigated numerous such incidents, the ones in...
    July 23, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding voters help Perdue gain GOP Senate nomination
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.23.14 - 09:46 am