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Feds approve 285/400 interchange improvements
Gov. Nathan Deal’s office Tuesday announced the Federal Highway Administration approved the Atlanta Transportation Improvement Plan, which includes funding for Interstate 285/Ga. 400 interchange pr...
September 30, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Jude named National Blue Ribbon School
St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School in Sandy Springs is one of 12 Georgia schools and 337 in America that were named to the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 ba...
September 30, 2014 01:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taste of Tucker set for Saturday
On Saturday, Tucker residents and visitors can enjoy local food, live entertainment and family fun during the fifth annual Taste of Tucker. The event will run from 1 to 6 p.m. on Main Street and wi...
September 30, 2014 10:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Womenetics to host conferences in Atlanta, Chicago
The 2014 Global Women’s Initiative, set for Oct. 8 at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta, will convene international thought leaders to explore “Women as the Competitive Advantage: Redefining...
September 30, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Lady of the Assumption students give back with service projects
Students at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School participated in its fourth annual Day of Service last week. More than 500 students at the Brookhaven school spent the entire day supporting th...
September 30, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taylor named first female DeKalb chamber president
Not only is Katerina Taylor’s recent promotion as president of the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce a major personal achievement, it is also a historic milestone, as she is the chamber’s first fem...
September 30, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASO’s Romanstein resigns; Neal named interim leader
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Midtown Monday announced Stanley Romanstein, Ph.D., has resigned as its president and CEO, effective immediately. The move comes in the middle of a lockout of musi...
September 29, 2014 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASO management, musicians agree to mediation
(UPDATED SUNDAY AT 6:08 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S PLAYERS ASSOCIATION'S CHRISTINA SMITH ON MEDIATION) The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Saturday announced its management a...
September 28, 2014 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Healthcare performs 300th heart transplant
The Heart Transplant Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reached a major milestone early Monday morning, performing its 300th heart transplant since the program’s inception in 1988. The mil...
September 25, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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State seeks feds’ flexibility on ESEA waiver
Georgia will ask the U.S. Department of Education for flexibility from its Elementary and Secondary Education (ESEA) waiver in order to delay, for one year, the high-stakes consequences related to ...
September 24, 2014 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs park to host naturalization ceremony
In celebration of National Public Lands Day, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will host its second naturalization ceremony with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Saturday. At...
September 24, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drugs fighting leukemia, lymphoma fast-tracked
September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Georgia chapter, based in Buckhead, last week announced some good news in the drugs fighting the diseases. Since May...
September 24, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm
  • Oglethorpe awarded funds to support core curriculum
    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has selected Oglethorpe University to receive a sizable three-year grant to support its Explorations in the Core program, which evaluates and implements innovations ...
    September 23, 2014 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jury hears opening arguments in Ellis trial
    On Sept. 16, at the first day of the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, jurors heard the opening statements of the prosecution and Ellis’ defense team. Ellis is charged ...
    September 23, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    FOOD FESTIVAL: Taste of Chamblee to raise money for nonprofit
    Those looking for food and fun can attend the 2014 Taste of Chamblee Oct. 4. The event will run from noon to 7 p.m. and feature more than 20 restaurants serving a variety of dishes in downtown Cham...
    September 23, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mixed-use development one step closer for Doraville
    In a historic move that is sure to redefine Doraville and the northeast Atlanta area, IMS, a joint venture between The Integral Group, as manager, and Macauley+Schmit and its Houston-based capital ...
    September 23, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Absentee ballots sent at state deadline
    The secretary of state’s office Monday announced the election officials in each of the 159 counties in Georgia have worked diligently to ensure that all Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Vot...
    September 22, 2014 04:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia ranks 13th in Annual Highway Report
    Georgia ranks 13th in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest Annual Highway Report released Thursday by the Los Angeles-based Reason Foundation. Georgia was ...
    September 18, 2014 08:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    USAA, AT&T urging residents not to text while driving
    The United Services Automobile Association (USAA), in partnership with AT&T, are encouraging drivers across the nation and in metro Atlanta to pledge to not text and drive Friday, an annual day of ...
    September 16, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New high-end, mixed-use project comes to Perimeter
    Hotel Development Partners announced the acquisition of a prime hotel site on Ashford Dunwoody Road near Perimeter Mall for the development of the 132-room Hampton Inn & Suites, which will be the l...
    September 16, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    PDK to host Atlanta Warbird Weekend, WWII veteran tribute
    DeKalb-Peachtree Airport will be transformed into a World War II airfield Sept. 27 and 28 when a squadron of vintage military aircraft from across the U.S. descend on the former Navy training base ...
    September 16, 2014 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb school district boosts budget surplus to $30.9M
    The DeKalb County School District recently announced a 35 percent increase in its surplus for fiscal 2014, reporting an additional $10.9 million in reserves over the $20 million surplus previously ...
    September 16, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pike Nurseries to hire 150 seasonal employees this fall
    Duluth-based Pike Nurseries, the nation’s largest independent garden retailer, Tuesday announced it is hiring about 150 seasonal associates at its locations in metro Atlanta, Greensboro and Ballant...
    September 16, 2014 10:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kittredge Magnet School hosts fall family event
    On Friday, Kittredge Magnet School will invite its students and families to the second fall family picnic, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event will be on the back field at the school, 1663 E. Nancy Cr...
    September 16, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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