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Options to be considered for final phase of Peachtree Road project
This March, members of the Buckhead community will get to weigh in on potential options for Phase 4 of the Buckhead Community Improvement District’s Peachtree Road transformation project. The distr...
January 29, 2015 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. Senate passes bill requiring insurance coverage for autism therapy
The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children younger than 6. Lawmakers passed the bill, 54-0 on Thursday. Supporters say early inter...
January 29, 2015 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools to host district-wide spelling bee
Atlanta Public Schools will host a district-wide spelling bee Monday at 5 p.m. at Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School, 801 Glenwood Ave. in southeast Atlanta. The bee helps students enhance their ...
January 29, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead luxury apartment development opens
Phoenix-based Alliance Residential Co. Tuesday announced The Haynes House, a luxury apartment community in Buckhead, has opened and is now leasing. Located at 2420 Peachtree Road, across from the P...
January 29, 2015 09:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner discusses career in Atlanta
New York and Los Angeles might be popular locales for media companies but Ted Turner, founder of CNN and TBS, said there was no other place than Atlanta to build his cable television empire. “Atlan...
January 28, 2015 06:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Thwarted
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Jan. 11 through 17, and the Sandy Springs Police Department Jan. 16 through Jan. 22. - Provided by Atlan...
January 28, 2015 06:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Berkshire company seeing impact of ownership change
One local real estate company has made an impact on the market in a little more than a year after changing its name and identity. Roswell-based Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Georgia Properties, ...
January 28, 2015 05:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Coalition elects new leaders
The Buckhead Coalition Wednesday announced the election of its new chair and its new executive committee members. At the group’s annual meeting at 103 West in Buckhead, Jeffrey C. Sprecher, chairma...
January 28, 2015 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta History Center to celebrate Black History Month
  To commemorate Black History Month, the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead will host its third annual Struggles and Strides program Feb. 7. The event will feature theater performances, reenactmen...
January 28, 2015 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Severe Weather Preparedness Week starts Feb. 2
Devastating tornadoes, destructive thunderstorms and other severe weather events can strike at any time. In order to prepare all Georgians for the possibility of a disaster, the Georgia Emergency M...
January 26, 2015 06:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Police Department reassigns DUI task force
The Atlanta Police Department Thursday announced it has reassigned officers in its DUI task force to its individual zones as part of a strategy to spread the officers to other areas. In a statement...
January 24, 2015 05:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI: No bombs found on planes at Hartsfield-Jackson
Updated at 6:33 p.m. The FBI says no bombs were found on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after social media threat. The threats Saturday targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived ...
January 24, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Executive experiences aid Singer in new role as Spanx CEO
As Spanx Inc. prepares for its one-mile move to new headquarters at Buckhead Atlanta, new CEO Jan Singer will be building on all the lessons she has learned in past executive roles to lead the comp...
January 23, 2015 04:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Business Association hands out annual awards
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:41 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM TWO HONOREES) A diverse set of four companies and businesspeople was honored Thursday during the Buckhead Business Association’s annual luncheon at th...
January 22, 2015 06:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local veterans to be honored by French government
In order to express France’s eternal gratitude to those who liberated it from oppression from 1944-45, the consul general of France in Atlanta, Denis Barbet, will bestow the Legion of Honor upon 12...
January 22, 2015 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Target practice
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Jan. 4 through 10, and the Sandy Springs Police Department Jan. 9 through Jan. 16. Provided by Atlanta P...
January 21, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Am Yisrael Chai to host International Holocaust Day event
The Am Yisrael Chai Atlanta organization welcomes father and son Benjamin and Don Ferencz for a night of Justice and Response: Lessons Learned from the Holocaust on Sunday at Atlanta Jewish Academy...
January 21, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Code Enforcement Commission hosting meeting
The Atlanta Code Enforcement Commission will host a meeting Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the old city council chambers, 68 Mitchell St. downtown. The Center for Community Progress, working with the cit...
January 21, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta charity to expand services for homeless youth
  Last year Covenant House of Georgia assisted 1,143 homeless, runaway and trafficked youth ages 18 to 21, and it plans to help even more in 2015, said Executive Director Allison Ashe. The northwes...
January 21, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead antiques show, home tour event has charitable aim
  The Cathedral Antiques Show and Tour of Homes will return to the Cathedral of St. Philip in Buckhead for its 44th annual event featuring several different aspects to appeal to many. “We have move...
January 21, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three entities partner to hand out urban waters awards
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Co. met with 2014 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their wor...
January 20, 2015 07:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta council approves $3.2M in incentives for NCR’s move
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 6:34 P.M. WITH INFO, QUOTE FROM AN NCR SPOKESMAN ABOUT ITS FUTURE SECOND CAMPUS LOCATION) The Atlanta City Council Tuesday approved a $3.2 million incentives package that will p...
January 20, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County hosting homeless count, seeking volunteers
Fulton County needs volunteers for the 2015 Homeless Count, which will be conducted Thursday by the Fulton County Continuum of Care, city of Atlanta and DeKalb County. Portions of the count will fo...
January 18, 2015 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools offering students free ‘Selma’ tickets
To kick off the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday weekend, Atlanta Public Schools has joined the growing national movement to provide free movie tickets for “Selma” to 10,000 district high s...
January 16, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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