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Northside, Gwinnett Medical announce plans to combine
Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Medical Center Wednesday announced they have approved a non-binding letter of intent to begin exclusive discussions to combine their operations. According to a news ...
September 02, 2015 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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House mix-up by DeKalb police leaves homeowner and officer wounded, dog dead
Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fleeing into thei...
September 02, 2015 10:36 AM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves bond to cost less than estimated
Due to low interest rates, the $368 million in bonds the county plans to use to finance the construction of SunTrust Park will require $22.4 million in annual debt service payments, about $1.6 mill...
September 02, 2015 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Phone thief
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Aug. 14 through 20. - Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit ...
September 02, 2015 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ready Georgia survey: Not all residents ready for disaster
More than three out of four Georgians are at least somewhat prepared for an emergency, but many have not taken all of the essential steps to get ready, according to a new statewide survey released ...
September 01, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options issues Code Orange smog alert
Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Georgia Department of Transportation, Tuesday announced it has issued a Code Orange smog alert for Wednesday. A Code Orange alert means that the air is unh...
September 01, 2015 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search warrants issued for emails of DeKalb interim CEO May, two others
Search warrants were issued Tuesday by the Superior Court of DeKalb County for the emails of interim county CEO Lee May, former county chief of staff Morris Williams and former chief procurement of...
September 01, 2015 04:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett completes $94 million capital campaign
The Lovett School in Buckhead Monday announced it has completed its $94 million capital campaign. Our Defining Decade: A Campaign for Lovett, 2005-2015, will help pay for major improvements to camp...
September 01, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: No Brookhaven candidates qualify Wednesday
After a fairly quiet Tuesday, qualifying for the Nov. 3 city of Brookhaven election ended silently Wednesday, with no candidates filing paperwork and paying fees. Eve Erdogan, a candidate for the D...
September 01, 2015 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA: Gas for Labor Day should be lowest in 10 years
Motorists in the Southeast should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade, Tampa, Fla.-based AAA — The Auto Club Group announced Sunday night. According to a news release, the current stat...
August 31, 2015 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local high schools’ ACT scores mixed
Local high schools had mixed results in the American College Testing (ACT) exam, according to scores released Wednesday by the Georgia Department of Education. The ACT is an alternative to the Scho...
August 28, 2015 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA: 35.5 million Americans to travel on Labor Day weekend
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Travel Thursday announced it projects 35.5 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday s...
August 27, 2015 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven council approves $600K addition to reserve fund
The city of Brookhaven Tuesday night announced it will add more than $600,000 to its reserve fund after the city council approved its mid-year budget adjustment during its meeting Tuesday. Accordin...
August 26, 2015 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Watershed identified source of water billing issue
DeKalb County has uncovered the reason for why a handful of residents in north DeKalb did not receive water bills for services rendered during the last 60 days. Some bills were marked “undeliverabl...
August 26, 2015 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five things you need to know about the future of Turner Field
The Atlanta Braves baseball stadium, originally occupied by the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, is not only a sports destination. It is also the subject of controversy as the city of Atlanta, Fulton...
August 26, 2015 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Bumped and stranded
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Aug. 9 through Aug. 18 and the Sandy Springs Police Department Aug. 8 through 14. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer April White and Sand...
August 25, 2015 05:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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City schedules public workshops for park plans
As citizen committees have recently been named to begin work on master plans for each of its parks, the city of Brookhaven Monday announced it has scheduled a series of public workshop meetings. Th...
August 24, 2015 06:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA to roll out bicycle repair kiosks Tuesday
MARTA Monday announced it will open the first of seven self-service, Dero bicycle repair kiosks at rail stations across the system Tuesday. According to a news release, cyclists will be able to mak...
August 24, 2015 05:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA hosting hearings on proposed bus route changes
MARTA Friday night announced it will hold public hearings on proposed bus service modifications Monday, Tuesday and Thursday to gather input from customers and stakeholders about proposed route mod...
August 22, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health officials investigating plague case in Georgia
The Georgia Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Wednesday announced they are investigating a possible case of plague in Georgia in an individual who...
August 20, 2015 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shepherd Center celebrates 40 years of family, friends, healing
As the Shepherd Center in Buckhead celebrates four decades of serving patients and their families, its board chairman, James Shepherd, hopes it continues to leave a lasting impression on the commun...
August 19, 2015 09:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks and recreation director announces retirement
The city of Brookhaven Wednesday announced Jerry Kinsey, its parks and recreation director, has announced his retirement, effective Aug. 28. A search is under way for his replacement. Under Kinsey’...
August 19, 2015 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb officials respond to soccer deal, special investigation
Between the Atlanta United Futbol [Soccer] Club deal with Falcons owner and Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank and the update letter sent by special investigators Richard L. Hyde and Michael J. Bow...
August 19, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ernst announces mayoral candidacy
Even though qualifying does not start until the end of the month, one Brookhaven mayoral candidate has already announced his campaign. In an email to residents and the media Tuesday, John Ernst sai...
August 18, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Local schools welcome new leaders
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.15 - 09:35 pm
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    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
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