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Propane gas study: Georgia's demand 226.1 million gallons
The Propane Education & Research Council, a Washington-based, congressionally authorized check-off and national energy organization, Tuesday released the findings in its economic impact study about...
February 27, 2015 06:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur city offices will have a delayed opening Thursday; offers safety tips
All city buildings are currently open and will close by 5 p.m. today, including Decatur City Hall and the Decatur Recreation Center. All evening activities and classes at the Decatur Recreation Cen...
February 25, 2015 04:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb senators offer legislative package on transparency in county
District 42 State Sen. Elena Parent, D–Atlanta, and District 55 State Sen. Gloria Butler, D–Stone Mountain, last week dropped Senate bills 118, 120 and 121, three pieces of legislation that will wo...
February 24, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur Stirs cocktail festival to be held this weekend
This weekend, Decatur residents can sip spirits with local experts in hands-on classes and exclusive tastings during the inaugural Decatur Stirs event. The event will feature the latest trends and ...
February 24, 2015 08:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb breweries ask for support of senate bill on beer sales
Breweries in DeKalb County are asking residents to help local businesses by supporting a bill, currently in the Georgia legislature, that would allow more sales. Brian Purcell, CEO of Three Taverns...
February 24, 2015 08:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA apologizes for mechanical problems
MARTA announced Thursday afternoon it apologizes for the mechanical problems on the rail system Thursday morning that impacted customers during one of the coldest days of the year. As a result, six...
February 19, 2015 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former DeKalb zoning board member pleads guilty to bribery
Jeremy “Jerry” Clark, a former member of the DeKalb County Zoning Board of Appeals, pled guilty to a federal bribery charge. Clark accepted money in exchange for his vote allowing a business to ope...
February 19, 2015 05:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. men sentenced to life in slaying linked to Craigslist ad
Two men convicted of killing a man they lured with a fake Craigslist ad for an iPhone have been sentenced to life in prison without parole. DeKalb County District Attorney’s spokesman Erik Burton s...
February 19, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb animal services offers cold weather pet care tips
DeKalb County Animal Services officials said pet owners need to take extra precautions to keep companions safe while cold weather moves through the region. Animal Services Director Xan Rawls said c...
February 19, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb interim CEO promotes county in Washington, D.C.
DeKalb Interim CEO Lee May is traveling to Washington, D.C. to meet with Georgia delegates in Congress. May will push for additional grant funding and promote economic development issues in DeKalb ...
February 19, 2015 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Film regulations coming to city streets
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.05.15 - 01:16 pm
  • Registration for Citizens Police Academy ends Friday
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 05:19 pm
  • Google Fiber network coming to three local cities
    by Philip Clements
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 11:59 am
  • Dogs, officers form efficient partnership
    The K-9 unit’s role within the Sandy Springs Police Department is very specific and key to the city. The dogs are able to perform certain tasks more efficiently than police officers can, officer Mi...
    February 18, 2015 06:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven resident invents new phone
    Nebi Erdogan, a Brookhaven resident, has developed a Voice Over Internet Protocol-optimized, dual- subscriber identity module smartphone that allows users to have voice-text service without the nee...
    February 18, 2015 06:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fox Theatre brings friendship story to stage
    The Fox Theatre opens its doors tonight to welcome “Wicked” as a part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta’s 2014-15 series. Playing through March 8, “Wicked” is based on Gregory Maguire’s b...
    February 18, 2015 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    President Carter and panelists discuss women’s rights at forum
    President Jimmy Carter, along with a panel of advocates from around the globe, convened at the Carter Center, 453 Freedom Pkwy. in Atlanta, last week to discuss the issues with and possible solutio...
    February 18, 2015 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    WellStar, Emory health systems talk merger
    WellStar Health Systems and Emory Healthcare announced plans to discuss a merger last week, and WellStar’s CEO said the proposed new corporation will be the largest of its kind in the Southeast. Af...
    February 18, 2015 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA, center get U.S. Department of Transportation grants
    The U.S. Department of Transportation Thursday announced 13 organizations in nine states, including two in Atlanta, will receive a share of $29 million in grant funding through the Federal Transit ...
    February 17, 2015 06:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nonprofit to release report on Georgia transportation
    As the Georgia General Assembly seeks ways to fund an estimated $1 billion to $1.5 billion in annual transportation infrastructure needs, including highway maintenance and improvements, a new repor...
    February 17, 2015 05:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Home Depot hiring 80,000 for spring
    The Home Depot, based in southeast Cobb County, Tuesday announced it is hiring 1,240 associates in 62 stores in Atlanta and 80,000 nationwide in preparation for spring, its busiest selling season. ...
    February 16, 2015 06:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New survey: Georgians weigh in on job market, immigration
    The Marietta-based Dustin Inman Society Sunday released the results a survey of Georgia general election voters on the subject of jobs and immigration. The survey, conducted Feb. 10 and 11 for the ...
    February 15, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Creating a ‘sense of place’ in Dunwoody main goal of Mayor Davis
    “We did it again. It was not an easy year, but it was good for us,” said Dunwoody Mayor Mike Davis, reflecting on the city’s 2014 accomplishments. Davis spoke Feb. 12 during his state of the city a...
    February 13, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Couples share secrets to long-lasting marriages
    To celebrate Valentine’s Day this Saturday, the Neighbor Newspapers interviewed couples from the area that have been married more than 60 years. The three women and their veteran military husbands ...
    February 11, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cedar Club to raise funds for children’s hospital
    The Atlanta-based Cedar Club Foundation and the Cedar Club of Atlanta will host their third annual Magic Carpet Ride Gala Sunday at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta hotel. The gala, hosted by WXIA-TV’s ...
    February 11, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Three DeKalb cities to get Google Fiber service
    by Compiled by LaTria Garnigan
    lgarnigan@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.03.15 - 05:34 pm