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Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta wins national award
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta Monday announced it was named Affiliate of the Year at the Dallas, Texas-based global breast cancer organization’s annual Komen Leadership Conference in Fort Worth, T...
June 29, 2015 06:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national...
June 29, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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New laws go into effect this week
July 1 brings the start of a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time. Lawmakers can specify when bills go into effect, either when signed by a gover...
June 29, 2015 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA: 41.9 million Americans to travel for July 4 holiday
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Thursday announced it projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase from the 41...
June 25, 2015 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Realtors: Market good for buyers, sellers
In recent interviews with the Neighbor, top Realtors with local residential real estate companies talked about the current local market and its trends. “It is really busy,” said Betsy Akers, an age...
June 25, 2015 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to install new equipment at Lynwood Park
The city of Brookhaven Wednesday announced children visiting Lynwood Park, 3360 Osborne Road. will soon get to enjoy new playground equipment that includes multiple tube and wave slides. The equipm...
June 24, 2015 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb sanitation announces holiday collection schedule
The DeKalb County Sanitation Division announces its Independence Day holiday sanitation collection schedule for residential customers. In observance of Independence Day, July 4, sanitation collecti...
June 24, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Developers eye pedestrian-friendly atmosphere for Assembly project
“I think Chamblee’s time has come,” said Stephen Macauley, of the development firm Macauley + Schmit. “The way Chamblee is positioned, this area is going to be so vibrant.” Macauley made the commen...
June 23, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Veterans Career Fair set for Thursday
The All Veterans Career Fair will take place Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. in downtown Atlanta. It is being produced by ...
June 22, 2015 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven council approves interim city attorney
At a special called meeting Friday morning at City Hall, the Brookhaven City Council voted 3-2 to approve the appointment of Chris Balch as the interim city attorney following Tom Kurrie’s resignat...
June 21, 2015 08:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Atlanta churches hosting prayer vigils tonight
Atlanta’s Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and St. Philip African Methodist Episcopal Church each will hold prayer vigils tonight to remember the lives lost Wednesday during a Bible st...
June 19, 2015 05:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Healthcare pioneer in use of exoskeleton technology
In an effort to remain a leading specialist in pediatric rehabilitation, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Wednesday announced it is the first pediatric hospital in the U.S. to offer patients enhanc...
June 18, 2015 01:47 PM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Phipps manager helps change mall into ‘shopping destination’
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.03.15 - 03:40 pm
  • Children Read Atlanta provides free books for pre-kindergarteners
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.03.15 - 11:11 am
  • State cracks down on 4th of July DUIs
    Gov. Nathan Deal is joining his Office of Highway Safety in a statewide DUI enforcement campaign that is warning Fourth of July revelers to “Drive sober or get pulled over.” Georgia’s annual mid-su...
    June 18, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rally Foundation bicyclists raise money, awareness
    Vanessa Whited of Milton and three other amateur cyclists gained inspiration from children fighting cancer to bike 46 miles per day for more than two weeks for Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer...
    June 17, 2015 05:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Falcons head coach to speak in Buckhead
    New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn will speak at the Buckhead Business Association’s signature luncheon Tuesday at the Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center. The event is set for 11:30 ...
    June 16, 2015 04:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Witness testifies about threats in DeKalb CEO’s retrial
    Twelve new jurors heard testimony about how DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis forced county vendors to make a contribution to his campaign or lose contracts and business in the county, according to w...
    June 16, 2015 08:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA, Ga. Commute Options urge drivers to Dump the Pump
    MARTA and Georgia Commute Options, a division of the Georgia Department of Transportation, will host Dump the Pump Thursday to promote public transit as a commute alternative that saves on gas and ...
    June 15, 2015 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Technology Assoc. of Georgia to host IT luncheon in Buckhead
    The Technology Association of Georgia’s Infrastructure Society will present an informative discussion on hyper-converged infrastructure and its impact on net-work security and information technolog...
    June 11, 2015 09:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local attorney helps nonviolent offenders get GEDs
    Buckhead resident David Windecher has turned his life around and is now giving back. Windecher, born in East Los Angeles to Argentinian parents, lived in Buenos Aries for nearly a decade before mov...
    June 10, 2015 05:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven council appoints Williams mayor to replace Davis
    District 1 Brookhaven City Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Rebecca Chase Williams accepted her appointment as the city’s new mayor following the resignation of Mayor J. Max Davis. “I really look for...
    June 10, 2015 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Career expos coming to Atlanta June 17
    The Engineering, Technology and Security Clearance Career Expo and Nursing and Healthcare Career Expo will take place June 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria, 2...
    June 10, 2015 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Isakson announces Parkinson’s diagnosis
    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson announced Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but said he and his doctors say it has not impacted his ability to represent Georgia. Isakson, 7...
    June 10, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children's Healthcare honored by U.S. News & World Report
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Tuesday announced it is ranked among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. Children’s, ti...
    June 09, 2015 06:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lee May stops use of P-cards by DeKalb officials
    DeKalb County's CEO says he is halting taxpayer-funded charge cards for government officials. According to reports, Interim CEO Lee May says outside investigators handling a review of local corrupt...
    June 08, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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