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Ballot to include amendments, referendum
In addition to the candidates up vying for public office, Tuesday’s general election ballot will include two proposed constitutional amendments and one statewide referendum. Amendment A asks voters...
October 29, 2014 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local health care professionals offer flu season advice
With influenza season under way, local health care professionals are encouraging residents to take steps to avoid the illness. Flu season typically starts in October, peaks between December and Feb...
October 29, 2014 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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High Museum of Art director stepping down
The High Museum of Art in Midtown Wednesday announced Michael E. Shapiro, its Nancy and Holcombe T. Green Jr. director since 2000, will leave the position in August. Shapiro has been part of the Hi...
October 29, 2014 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven installs rapid rectangular flashing beacons
The city of Brookhaven recently installed its first rapid rectangular flashing beacon, commonly known as an RRFB, on Ashford Dunwoody Road at the YMCA/Blackburn Park Pavilion crosswalk. The beacons...
October 28, 2014 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory launches Ebola protocols website as resource on prevention and patient care
Emory Healthcare has launched an external website that will serve as a resource for health care organizations regarding best practices for safe and effective screening, diagnosis and treatment for ...
October 28, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA to conduct Hack-o-Ween police exercise Saturday in Chamblee
The MARTA Police Department is staging a simulated full-scale exercise, dubbed Operation Hack-o-Ween, at the Chamblee station. The purpose of the exercise is to evaluate response capabilities in th...
October 28, 2014 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appeals court sides with Chamblee over Century Center dispute
On Oct. 23, the Georgia Court of Appeals issued a unanimous ruling in the case of city of Brookhaven et al. v city of Chamblee In its ruling the court wrote “the trial court properly granted Chambl...
October 28, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Callanwolde to offer inaugural Halloween event
Known for its popular Christmas at Callanwolde celebration, staff with the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center will offer Halloween Night on Callanwolde Mountain Friday. The event has something for all ag...
October 28, 2014 10:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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ELECTIONS: Brookhaven voters to fill vacant council seat
On Tuesday, residents of District 2 in Brookhaven will decide between three candidates — Tim Nama, John Park and William “Bill” Brown — for the city council seat vacated by Jim Eyre in April. Charl...
October 28, 2014 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED; State releases early voting numbers
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 5:03 P.M. WITH UPDATED EARLY VOTING NUMBERS) The Georgia secretary of state’s office Friday released a summary of early voting data for the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting ...
October 24, 2014 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beskin, Bozarth, Gibeling battling for District 54 House post
Republican Beth Beskin, independent Bill Bozarth and Democrat Bob Gibeling are battling for the District 54 state House seat in the Nov. 4 general election. Beskin defeated John McCloskey with 84 p...
October 22, 2014 12:05 AM | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State releases update on registered voters
The secretary of state’s office Tuesday released updated information on the number of eligible Georgia voters registered for the Nov. 4 general election. The state currently has 6.04 million regist...
October 21, 2014 11:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • UnaPop uses selfies as new consumer-driven ad technique
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 10:03 am
  • Snodgrass to lead Dunwoody business community with chamber
    A ribbon-cutting event, meeting the mayor and getting acquainted with staff and board members were on the docket for Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce’s new president Stephanie Snodgrass at her first da...
    October 21, 2014 09:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dads' Bucket List challenge set for Saturday in Dunwoody
    This Saturday, Dunwoody dads and their children can participate in a challenging event while raising money for a local nonprofit. Dads’ Bucket List, a nonprofit that aims to encourage fathers to sp...
    October 21, 2014 09:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven adopts Buford Highway Plan and Opportunity Zone
    The Brookhaven City Council took a major step in transforming the Buford Highway area recently, voting unanimously to adopt a five-year redevelopment plan. The council approved the Buford Highway I...
    October 17, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb school district establishes new enrollment protocol due to Ebola
    The DeKalb County School District notified all principals and administrators that no new students from Ebola-affected West African countries, including Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and other affec...
    October 16, 2014 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb resolving affected watershed billing accounts
    DeKalb County has updated and improved its water billing process as well as investigated solutions for the higher-than-average water bills experienced by some county customers. “Since DeKalb County...
    October 16, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Patient with Ebola virus will be transferred to Emory University Hospital
    Emory University Hospital anticipates the transfer of a patient from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas later today. The patient is the second of two health care workers infected while ca...
    October 15, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven officially a city in the eyes of the U.S. Mail
    Brookhaven took one of its final steps in cityhood this week when the U.S. Postal Service officially recognized the city as a deliverable address. Brookhaven incorporated as a city Dec. 17, 2012, b...
    October 15, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal staffer dies in Ga. 400 wreck
    A 25-year-old Roswell man who worked for Gov. Nathan Deal died in a wreck on Ga. 400 near Interstate 285 in Sandy Springs Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release from Deal’s office, Maret "M...
    October 14, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Church barbecue this Saturday in Decatur
    This Saturday, members of the Oak Grove Methodist Church at 1722 Oak Grove Road in Decatur will be serving up delicious food for a good cause at the 53rd annual Methodist Men’s barbecue. With 6,000...
    October 14, 2014 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    LOCAL VOICES: Eating disorders - It’s not what you think
    In 2012, almost nine times more people died from eating disorders than breast cancer — 300,000 eating disorder deaths to 34,000 breast cancer deaths — yet less than $1 per person afflicted per year...
    October 14, 2014 09:38 AM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Decatur leads state in SAT, DeKalb sees drop
    The 2014 Scholastic Aptitude Test scores were released last week and City Schools of Decatur leads the state with the highest composite score of 1583. Decatur High School — the system’s only public...
    October 14, 2014 09:31 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Treatments, early detection increasing breast cancer survival rates
    Breast cancer might be affecting more women than it did 40 years ago, but treatment is advancing and becoming better at decreasing mortality rate. Dr. Amelia Zelnak, breast cancer expert at the Win...
    October 14, 2014 09:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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