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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Massage Scam
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department April 24 through 30 and May 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Depart...
May 21, 2015 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toy donation sought during Paulding blood drive Friday
Citizens For A Better Paulding County is sponsoring a toy drive from noon to 5 p.m. in conjunction with a Friday blood drive in memory of Paulding Sheriff's Cpl. Sam Driskell at the meeting room at...
May 21, 2015 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keurig hiring workers for new Douglas County manufacturing plant
The Georgia Department of Labor is recruiting workers to help Keurig Green Mountain Inc. staff its manufacturing plant under construction in Lithia Springs, according to a news release. The Douglas...
May 21, 2015 04:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge councilwoman retains seat, for now
Stockbridge City Council members will continue to deliberate, until an as-yet undecided date, whether City Councilwoman Robin Buschman should be removed from her seat after being accused of violati...
May 21, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lithia Springs resident named to state juvenile justice board
Lithia Springs resident James Valbrun is the newest addition to the state Board of Juvenile Justice Gov. Nathan Deal named Valbrun to the board recently. He is one of 15 members appointed by the go...
May 21, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton honors fallen heroes with events, tributes
The men and women who paid the ultimate price for the nation’s freedoms will be honored throughout the south Fulton area during a week of observations beginning Saturday. South Fulton Community Org...
May 21, 2015 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portion of Alpharetta's Canton Street to close for two months
A portion of Canton Street in Downtown Alpharetta will close to all traffic on June 1 and remain closed until early August. The impacted section runs from Mayfield Road to Church Street. The city o...
May 21, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County offers Memorial Day tributes Monday
Monday, Henry County and its cities will offer events and tributes to remember and honor those who have served in the military and made the ultimate sacrifice. At 8 a.m. in Stockbridge, walkers who...
May 21, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding airport board rejects commission’s changes to operating agreement
Paulding’s airport authority on Wednesday did not exactly welcome a proposal to open itself to a potential lawsuit and end 10 years of guaranteed county payments for operation of Silver Comet Field...
May 21, 2015 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former DeKalb watershed employees sentenced to jail
DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Asha Jackson accepted plea deals from three former DeKalb County Watershed Department employees charged with bilking the county out of thousands of dollars in fra...
May 21, 2015 10:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge Gregory A. Adams says he is not a candidate for DeKalb commission
Judge Gregory A. Adams is not a candidate for the DeKalb County Commission. Adams was initially elected to the bench in 2004 and reelected in 2008 and 2012 without opposition. He is thankful to the...
May 21, 2015 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta city council approves mixed-used rezoning request
Apartments, commercial and office space will officially become part of the new Alpharetta Downtown City Center development despite being a point of contention for residents in a recently rezoned 26...
May 20, 2015 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell exhibit shows visual arts side of John Lennon
The Ann Jackson Gallery in Roswell will showcase how a legendary English singer-songwriter expressed himself through drawings in “The Art of John Lennon” exhibit May 29 through May 31. “He was an a...
May 20, 2015 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell celebrates 40th anniversary of pool on opening day
The Roswell Area Park Pool will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an opening day party featuring family-friendly entertainment and discounted entrance fees Saturday. The event, which will feature...
May 20, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Abby
Furkids presents Abby for the pet of the week spotlight. Abby is a sweet calico with cute white booties and impressive whiskers. This 3-year-old girl gets along well with other cats, as well as kid...
May 20, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Rotary Club attends panel aimed at ending sexual exploitation
The World Summit: End Sexual Exploitation 2025 was held last week at the Carter Center, and Roswell Rotarians were in attendance speaking about their involvement with the cause. According to Roswel...
May 20, 2015 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some Douglas County students exempt from vaccinations
Douglas County Schools follow state law mandating vaccinations for measles, Douglas County School System spokesperson Karen Stroud said. However, by law, parents can exempt students from the vaccin...
May 20, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County unveils first center for tourists
A new addition to the Douglas County Museum of History and Art could attract both visitors and residents interested in local attractions. Last Friday, the museum held what it called its grand openi...
May 20, 2015 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jazz in Fairburn Friday
The city of Fairburn presents an evening of jazz Friday at 8 p.m. at the Fairburn Stage and Courtyard, 15 W. Broad St., Fairburn 30213. Admission is free. Actress and singer Toni Byrd is the featur...
May 20, 2015 02:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NOT DONE YET: Douglas County High teacher retires to part-time work
Corinne Barnes will be “half a retiree” at the end of this school year. The 18-year Douglas County High School French teacher heads up the school’s foreign language, English to speakers of other la...
May 20, 2015 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb teacher accused of letting students have sex
A teacher at The Champion School in Stone Mountain has been arrested after a parent complained he allowed middle school students to have sex in a storage unit in his classroom. Multiple news outlet...
May 20, 2015 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pilot reported problem before fatal crash on I-285
Seconds before slamming into a metro Atlanta freeway, a pilot radioed air traffic controllers to say he was struggling to gain altitude, authorities said. The pilot's last radio transmissions befor...
May 19, 2015 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emu causes traffic jam in Douglasville
Drivers may have mistaken it for an ostrich, but an emu was at the heart of a highway traffic jam in metro Atlanta. According to reports, authorities in Douglas County received calls about a big bi...
May 19, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mother of man shot by police to attend Union City Council meeting
The mother of a 19-year-old man shot by police in Union City plans to attend the town's city council meeting Tuesday night and is asking community members to join her. The Georgia Bureau of Investi...
May 19, 2015 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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