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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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 5 5 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 | 1 1 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 | 0 0 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 | 3 3 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 | 2 2 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 | 20 20 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 | 1 1 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 | 4 4 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Taylor named first female DeKalb chamber president
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.30.14 - 10:00 am
  • 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb breast cancer survivor volunteers time at cancer center
    Most people, after having fought and defeated cancer, would never want to darken the doors of a cancer center ever again. But not Kris Moss. The breast cancer survivor, who spent a year undergoing ...
    October 14, 2014 09:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven files injunction requiring Pink Pony to comply with ordinance
    Brookhaven has filed for an injunction to stop the Pink Pony from operating in violation of the city's sexually-oriented business ordinance. On Oct. 6, the Georgia Supreme Court unanimously upheld ...
    October 10, 2014 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Bike Challenge ends Oct. 19
    In an effort to further promote cycling as a fun and sustainable transportation alternative, Georgia Commute Options and the Atlanta Regional Commission are partnering with an international firm, L...
    October 10, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb school board tables charter vote
    Members of the DeKalb County Board of Education decided to delay the vote on the adoption of approving the school district’s charter system petition Wednesday after residents voiced concerns during...
    October 10, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven Chili Cook Off returns Saturday
    The third annual Brookhaven Chili Cook Off will be Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. at 2740 Apple Valley Road in Brookhaven — the warehouse district just north of Dresden Drive and walking distance fro...
    October 10, 2014 09:34 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Shakespeare ceases operations
    The Georgia Shakespeare board of trustees voted unanimously to cease operations, given the theatre company’s substantial financial deficiencies. The action includes the cancellation of the producti...
    October 09, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jury deliberates after closing arguments presented in Ellis trial
    On Monday, the jury in the State versus Burrell Ellis case heard the closing statements from the prosecution and defense before retiring to deliberate. First, members of Ellis’ defense team, Attorn...
    October 09, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal to speak at the Marcus Jewish Center Oct. 15
    On Oct.15, from 10 to 10:30 a.m., the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta will welcome Gov. Nathan Deal. The center is at 5342 Tilly Mill Road in Dunwoody. The event is open to the community....
    October 08, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Greek Festival returns Thursday in DeKalb
    The 39th annual Atlanta Greek Festival returns Thursday through Sunday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 2500 Clairmont Road, NE, Atlanta. Special activities of the day will incl...
    October 08, 2014 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UnaPop uses selfies as new consumer-driven ad technique
    If there is one thing social media is flooded with these days, its selfies. The trend of taking a photo of yourself with your smartphone and uploading it to various social media sites has sparked a...
    October 07, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Super Run comes to Brook Run Park in Dunwoody
    On Sunday a crowd of superheroes will pack Brook Run Park in Dunwoody for a good cause. No, it will not be to fight crime, but to participate in the Super Run. It is a 5K run/walk and 1K run/walk c...
    October 07, 2014 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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