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City of Brookhaven to host trail plan meeting
The city of Brookhaven has begun work on its first bicycle, pedestrian and trail plan. This important effort will help develop a vision for a future bicycle, pedestrian and trail network to be enjo...
May 05, 2015 05:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves announce plans for ‘world-class, four-star’ hotel
The Atlanta Braves and Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts announced a 50-50 partnership last week for a 16-floor, 260-room hotel overlooking the new SunTrust Park in southeast Cobb County’s Cumberl...
May 05, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Davis students honored in C-SPAN StudentCam contest
Four students at the Davis Academy in Sandy Springs last week received honorable mention awards for their videos submitted to the 2015 C-SPAN StudentCam competition. A C-SPAN representative visited...
May 04, 2015 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster debate team wins Tournament of Champions
The Westminster Schools in Buckhead last week announced its debate team won the Tournament of Champions — the premier national championship for high school policy debate — April 25 through 27 at th...
May 04, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center for Puppetry Arts expansion to open in fall
The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown Friday announced an update on its expansion and renovation project, which was announced in January 2014 and is expected to be completed this fall, at least t...
May 01, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Known for taxi service, Uber expanding into other fields
As an alternative to taxis, Uber is known for its passenger delivery service powered by computers and mobile phone apps. But that could change soon. The San Francisco-based company, which launched ...
April 30, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal signs autism insurance bill for kids
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a House-Senate bill that includes an insurance coverage requirement for autism known as Ava's Law in honor of Ava Bullard of Lyons, a 10-year-old with the disor...
April 29, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Museum of Atlanta to undergo major renovation
Children’s Museum of Atlanta officials Tuesday announced plans for a massive renovation of the downtown attraction. The $8.2 million project, set to be completed in late 2015, will add two new perm...
April 28, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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POW! Awards to honor women in leadership
Womenetics, a Buckhead-based organization devoted to female business leaders, will host its sixth annual POW! Awards to honor successful businesswomen who are paving the way for future leaders. “Th...
April 27, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb CEO Lee May responds to FBI investigation
In a statement released Friday, DeKalb County interim CEO Lee May said that fraud was committed using his name and position. May responded to an investigation by the FBI into water removal services...
April 27, 2015 07:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven City Council defers mixed-used rezoning decision
Brookhaven residents will have additional time to learn more about a major building project near the Perimeter after the city deferred a rezoning request decision until May 26. Boston-based John Ha...
April 23, 2015 06:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor discusses Brookhaven's progress, challenges
Brookhaven has come a long way since becoming a city more than two years ago but still has a long way to go, Mayor J. Max Davis said in his second state of the city address Thursday. Elected offici...
April 23, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    mcosgrove@neighbornewpapers.com
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  • Get Motivated! Business Seminar coming to Atlanta
    The Get Motivated! Business Seminar, an energetic, entertaining and informative business event that is world famous for its iconic speakers and remarkable stage production, will come to Atlanta Tue...
    April 23, 2015 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Emory University employee charged with taking student fees
    A former Emory University employee is facing federal fraud charges after stealing about $317,000 in student fees and tuition over a 2-year period. According to reports Brenda Michael set up a PayPa...
    April 22, 2015 07:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton Superior Court Clerk offering summer internship
    Applications are now being accepted for the Fulton County Clerk of Superior Court’s junior deputy clerk summer internship program. This is an opportunity for rising sophomores through seniors in me...
    April 21, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City of Brookhaven hosting three events
    The city of Brookhaven will host three events in the next two weeks: o As part of Georgia Cities Week, the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department is asking the youth of the city to get involved...
    April 20, 2015 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Commute Options encouraging green commutes
    With Earth Day this Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Transportation Monday announced it is encouraging metro Atlantans to turn their commutes green through the Georgia Commute Options program. ...
    April 20, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former DeKalb commissioner's chief of staff indicted for theft
    A DeKalb County grand jury indicted Robert Lundsten on six counts of theft by taking and three counts of making false statements. Lundsten served as former Commissioner Elaine Boyer’s chief of staf...
    April 16, 2015 02:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials to open Saturday
    Atlanta now has a permanent place where residents can bring items that cannot be recycled through normal means. The Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials (CHaRM) in southeast Atlanta will open Satur...
    April 15, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Commute Options hosting Be the Solution activities
    Georgia Commute Options, a Georgia Department of Transportation program designed to encourage alternatives to driving to work alone, Wednesday announced it is planning a week’s worth of activities ...
    April 14, 2015 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA changes pickup location for Braves shuttle
    MARTA Friday night announced a change in the pickup location for its Braves shuttle. Effective Saturday, the new pickup location will be on the Forsyth Street side of the MARTA Five Points station....
    April 12, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven official releases statement on firing
    Thursday, Brookhaven Communications Director Rosemary Taylor released a statement regarding the incident at the city’s Cherry Blossom Festival March 27 through 29 that led to her firing. Taylor was...
    April 09, 2015 04:17 PM | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Timeless lady
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 15 through 30 and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 21 through 27. Provided by Sandy Sprin...
    April 09, 2015 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Young Explorers learn police work
    The Sandy Springs Police Department has a youth program called Police Explorers to teach all things police to residents 14 and older. The program was originally created by the Boy Scouts in partner...
    April 09, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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