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Severe Weather Preparedness Week starts Feb. 2
Devastating tornadoes, destructive thunderstorms and other severe weather events can strike at any time. In order to prepare all Georgians for the possibility of a disaster, the Georgia Emergency M...
January 26, 2015 06:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
January 23, 2015 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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...
January 23, 2015 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Am Yisrael Chai to host International Holocaust Day event
The Am Yisrael Chai Atlanta organization welcomes father and son Benjamin and Don Ferencz for a night of Justice and Response: Lessons Learned from the Holocaust on Sunday at Atlanta Jewish Academy...
January 21, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven warns residents of blasting today
The city of Brookhaven would like to advise the community along Peachtree Road and surrounding areas of nearby blasting scheduled today at 2:30 p.m. The community should not be alarmed due to the p...
January 21, 2015 08:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three entities partner to hand out urban waters awards
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Co. met with 2014 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their wor...
January 20, 2015 07:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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May urges DeKalb school board to involve community in superintendent search
Interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May urged the DeKalb County Board of Education to seek broad public input during its search for a new superintendent at a recent community input meeting. “This decisio...
January 20, 2015 10:20 AM | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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PARC Brookhaven prepares for Georgian Hills Park visioning session
PARC Brookhaven leaders recently met to prepare for the upcoming visioning session for Georgian Hills Park. The goal is to solicit broad community input to create a detailed plan of specific park i...
January 20, 2015 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donated medicine to Brookhaven Police will fight drug overdoses
The Brookhaven Police Department recently announced it received a donation of 100 cartons of Evzio naloxone auto-injectors from kaléo, a Richmond, Va.-based pharmaceutical company. It is the first ...
January 20, 2015 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb, Dunwoody chambers look to increase return on investment
With a new year come new goals and priorities for many residents and businesses throughout DeKalb County. Katerina Taylor, president and CEO of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and Stephanie Snodgras...
January 20, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairington Elementary students will be housed at Miller Grove High
On Jan. 17, around 5 p.m. a suspicious fire engulfed a kindergarten classroom at Fairington Elementary School. Although the fire was contained to one classroom, the main school building experienced...
January 19, 2015 12:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport GM: New master plan will change Sandy Springs
Miguel Southwell said his $5 billion new master plan to transform Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is already benefiting the city of Sandy Springs by Mercedes-Benz deciding to move ...
January 16, 2015 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA operating on modified schedule for King holiday
MARTA Wednesday announced its rail and bus service will operate on a modified Saturday schedule this Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Rail service will begin at about 5 a.m. Monday an...
January 15, 2015 06:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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State school board OKs revisions to Common Core standards
The State Board of Education Thursday announced it has approved revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in English language arts and math. Those standards were posted for a 60-da...
January 15, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Miller Grove employee indicted for stealing $13K
A DeKalb County grand jury recently indicted a former DeKalb County School District employee on felony theft charges after taking money from Miller Grove High School’s cheerleading team and senior ...
January 15, 2015 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb man indicted for shooting Atlanta officer sentenced to 25 years
During a pre-trial hearing Jan. 14, DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Adams sentenced Jermarcus Jordan to 25 years for shooting an Atlanta Police Department officer in November 2013. Ad...
January 14, 2015 04:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment deadline Thursday
Thursday marks the second open enrollment deadline for the 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace. For coverage starting Feb. 1, residents are encouraged to sign up now, ahead of the deadline. “As of [F...
January 14, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local business groups plan for special events, more members
In interviews with the Neighbor Newspapers last week, the leaders of local business organizations talked about their plans and goals for 2015. Greg Davis, who is taking the reins from Brian McGuire...
January 14, 2015 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Georgia Perimeter president speaks out about Georgia State merger
Last week, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved a merger between Georgia Perimeter College and Georgia State University. According to GPC’s website, the consolidation will hel...
January 13, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven Chamber talks goals for 2015
Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce President Casey Dudek and incoming chair Kerry Witt said the organization will focus on continued growth and relevance in 2015. The function of the chamber, Dudek sai...
January 13, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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GM site developer shares vision for Doraville property
Renewal, revitalization and restructuring — these were just some of the terms used to describe Egbert Perry’s vision and plans for the old General Motors site in Doraville, making him DeKalb Neighb...
January 13, 2015 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crossroads Hospice hosts volunteer session for MLK Day
On the day Martin Luther King Jr. is honored, Crossroads Hospice invites area residents to embody his spirit of service. Volunteering just a little time and creative energy can make a world of diff...
January 13, 2015 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cowart Family YMCA in Brookhaven completes first phase of renovations
The Cowart Family/Ashford Dunwoody YMCA completed a major renovation of its wellness areas. A grand reopening celebration will be Jan. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event will include tours, entertainme...
January 08, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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