FBI: No bombs found on planes at Hartsfield-Jackson
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Atlanta Police Department reassigns DUI task force
The Atlanta Police Department Thursday announced it has reassigned officers in its DUI task force to its individual zones as part of a strategy to spread the officers to other areas. In a statement...
January 24, 2015 05:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI: No bombs found on planes at Hartsfield-Jackson
Updated at 6:33 p.m. The FBI says no bombs were found on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after social media threat. The threats Saturday targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived ...
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Executive experiences aid Singer in new role as Spanx CEO
As Spanx Inc. prepares for its one-mile move to new headquarters at Buckhead Atlanta, new CEO Jan Singer will be building on all the lessons she has learned in past executive roles to lead the comp...
January 23, 2015 04:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge hospital to host art exhibit
The Henry Arts Alliance will host the unveiling of its next Art in Unusual Places featuring works created by local artists Feb. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Piedmont Henry Hospital, 1133 Eagle’s Landing ...
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Libraries to get Friday hours back by April 1
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday to restore the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System budget to levels that will allow hours to be restored at the libraries. These changes wi...
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Fairington Elementary students will return to normal class schedule Monday
Today, Fairington Elementary School Principal Jeffrey Jenkins, wrote a letter to parents/guardians of students with an update on returning to school Monday. "Fairington Elementary School will be re...
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Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Roswell
Local Leaf and Model S owners have reason to get excited — four new electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in Roswell next month. “We are always looking for ways to help our community...
January 23, 2015 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Rep. Johnson re-introduces resolution on grand jury reform
Responding to calls that the nation’s grand jury system is broken when police are investigated for the killing of civilians, District 4 U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., recently re-introduced House R...
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Deal asks lawmakers to fund more education opportunities for inmates
Gov. Nathan Deal asked lawmakers to invest more in educating state prison inmates and promised in his budget address on Thursday that the expense would pay off for the individuals and Georgia's eco...
January 22, 2015 06:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Business Association hands out annual awards
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:41 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM TWO HONOREES) A diverse set of four companies and businesspeople was honored Thursday during the Buckhead Business Association’s annual luncheon at th...
January 22, 2015 06:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds gathered for unity march in Alpharetta
Monday’s community march, organized by St. James United Methodist Church, was not the first for the Rev. Gerald Durley. “I walked with Dr. King in 1959,” the 73-year-old said at the footsteps of th...
January 22, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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School choice forums set for Jan. 28, Feb. 2 in north Fulton
During the last week of January and in conjunction with National School Choice Week, Fulton County Schools is hosting five forums to gather input on what families value most in educational options....
January 22, 2015 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Am Yisrael Chai to host International Holocaust Day event
    by Margot Carvallo
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    01.21.15 - 04:02 pm
  • Cartersville police arrest several burglary, theft suspects
    Chief Thomas N. Culpepper of the Cartersville Police Department announced that investigators have made several arrests in conjunction with recent entering auto and burglary incidents. In a statemen...
    January 22, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Salon 1580 awarded Best of 2014 by Kudzu
    Pat Alessi - Salon 1580 was named a Best of 2014 winner for Atlanta Beauty Salons & Hair Care on Kudzu.com, a leading source for local business information and consumer reviews. More than five mill...
    January 22, 2015 02:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Strickland gets new 2015-16 Legislature committee assignments
    The Georgia House of Representatives’ committee on assignments, chaired by House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, recently appointed District 111 State Rep. Brian Strickland, R- McDonough, to t...
    January 22, 2015 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    School choice forums set for next week
    During the last week of January and in conjunction with National School Choice Week, the Fulton County School System is hosting five forums to gather input on what families value most in educationa...
    January 22, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Leona
    Furkids presents Leona for the pet of the week spotlight. Leona is a 7-month-old tabby girl with cute, small eyes and a sweet, big heart. Leona has short brown, gray and white fur and is little in ...
    January 22, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Groups come together to provide aid and support to Fairington Elementary
    The Parent Teacher Organization of Dunwoody Elementary School and faculty of the Centennial Arts Academy in Gainesville along with the DeKalb County Office of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Jus...
    January 22, 2015 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia lawmakers plan another look at no-knock warrants
    State lawmakers may be ready to put new limits on the use of "no-knock" warrants after an infant was severely burned by a flash grenade during an overnight police raid last May in north Georgia. A ...
    January 22, 2015 11:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alexander to host Affordable Care Act enrollment, give legislative update
    District 66 State Rep. Kimberly Alexander, D-Hiram, will host an Affordable Care Act enrollment event Saturday, Jan. 24, from noon to 3 p.m. at Oasis Family Life Church, 210 Paulding Lane, Dallas, ...
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    Local veterans to be honored by French government
    In order to express France’s eternal gratitude to those who liberated it from oppression from 1944-45, the consul general of France in Atlanta, Denis Barbet, will bestow the Legion of Honor upon 12...
    January 22, 2015 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: Police identify pedestrian hit by vehicle on I-285
    (UPDATED THURSDAY AT 6:14 P.M. WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE VEHICLE THAT MAY HAVE HIT THE VICTIM) The Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday afternoon announced it has identified the pedestrian hit ...
    January 22, 2015 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Memorial service set for former Paulding school superintendent Ragsdale
    A memorial gathering and visitation are set for Friday at Clark Funeral Home in Hiram for former Paulding schools superintendent Larry Ragsdale, who died Jan. 15. Ragsdale, 64, of Rockmart, served ...
    January 22, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Handicapped parking may lead to volunteer opportunity
    A McDonough resident and recently retired Henry County bailiff is on a mission to keep handicapped parking spaces free for their designated users. Charles Pierce said he wants community members to ...
    January 22, 2015 08:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Council approves $166,000 incentive for Veritiv relocation
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 12:37 pm
  • Roswell council to vote on project designer
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 11:15 am
  • Retail, restaurant balance discussed at Roswell NEXT event
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 11:13 am
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO urges businesses to adopt a social purpose
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 11:06 am
  • Milton Mayor: "We’re not going to compete for the big projects"
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 10:55 am
  • Alpharetta master plan presentation draws 200
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 10:30 am
  • Locals raise concerns about Alpharetta downtown master plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 10:06 am