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Schenck head of school to retire next year
The Schenck School in Sandy Springs Tuesday announced the retirement of Head of School Gena Calloway, effective at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Since taking the leadership helm in 2000, Ca...
September 15, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA seeks to develop on top of rail stations
MARTA announced Sunday it is seeking innovative ideas to develop the air rights atop its rail stations as part of its transit-oriented development program. It envisions riders eating meals at indoo...
September 15, 2014 07:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials talk audits, infrastructure at Buckhead meeting
Current and prospective local officials drove the agenda at Thursday’s Buckhead Council of Neighborhoods meeting at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Buckhead. Post 2 at-large Atlanta City Councilwo...
September 12, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Wings thief
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 24 through 30, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Aug. 29 through Sept. 4. Provided by Atlanta ...
September 12, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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What the Braves will mean, financially, to local business
Commercial property owners in the Cumberland area will contribute a total of $5.15 million each year to help fund the construction of the new $672 million Atlanta Braves stadium. Leaders of the Cum...
September 12, 2014 09:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taste of Buckhead celebrates local eateries
The Buckhead Business Association will host the Taste of Buckhead Sept. 18, revamping the event for its 10th anniversary. Smita Solanki, the association’s executive director, said the function — pr...
September 10, 2014 05:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: New school leaders hit ground running this year
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:08 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON ATLANTA GIRLS' SCHOOL'S JOAN KING AND REACCREDITATION) Editor’s note: In its Aug. 6 back-to-school edition, the Neighbor Newspapers did not inter...
September 10, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candlelight vigil tonight for National Suicide Prevention Week
Survivors of suicide and mental health advocates will join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s metro Atlanta chapter today at 8 p.m. in a candlelight vigil at Piedmont Park in Midtown ...
September 10, 2014 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Municipal Court announces expanded hours
The Atlanta Municipal Court Tuesday announced before the Atlanta City Council’s public safety and legal administration the adoption of new docket times for its traffic, criminal, DUI, community cou...
September 10, 2014 10:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County to restore Friday hours at 10 libraries, may have Sunday early voting
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 last week to open 10 Atlanta-Fulton County Library System branches for four hours on Fridays, following budget-driven Friday closures in February....
September 09, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alliance names scholarship for teaching artist who died
    by Stacey L. Evans
    sevans@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.27.14 - 10:36 am
  • Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, musicians at impasse
    Despite months of collective bargaining agreement discussions, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players Association and orchestra management have not reached an agreement on a new contract, the orche...
    September 07, 2014 09:07 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tommy’s Barber Shop celebrating anniversary with benefit
    Tommy’s Barber Shop, 1268 W. Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead, will celebrate its 55th anniversary Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. with a fundraiser for the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine. Owner Walter ...
    September 06, 2014 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State honored; Ga. 400 lanes shifting this weekend
    The State Road and Tollway Authority was recently honored with the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Transportation Achievement Award for Operations for the planning and communications associa...
    September 05, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta organizations fight against human trafficking
    Representatives from nonprofits, government agencies and the religious community met Wednesday at the law office of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP at Atlantic Station to discuss the fight against sex tr...
    September 04, 2014 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Apple Store opening in Cumberland Mall Saturday
    The Apple Store’s grand opening at its new Cumberland Mall location will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. The new store, like Apple’s Lenox Square one in Buckhead, will sell the latest technology the...
    September 04, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local cat in national Friskies video contest
    Southeast Cobb County resident Amanda Coffelt and her cat Bob have been chosen out of thousands of video submissions as finalists for the third annual The Friskies awards, presented by St. Louis-ba...
    September 03, 2014 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Robbery thwarted
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 17 through 23. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A. White Editor’s note: Due to early Labor Day ho...
    September 03, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta chefs show off talent during Taste America Tour
    The New York-based James Beard Foundation, a culinary nonprofit supporting America’s culinary community, will stop in Atlanta Sept. 12 and 13 as part of its second Taste America Tour. “We wanted to...
    September 03, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Men’s Leadership Breakfast set for Thursday
    The Partnership Against Domestic Violence will host the Men’s Leadership Breakfast Thursday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta, 3300 Peachtree Road in Buckhead. This event will focu...
    September 02, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City's hardship pay program questioned by councilwoman
    During Wednesday's Atlanta City Council finance committee meeting at City Hall downtown, District 9 Councilwoman Felicia Moore called into question Mayor Kasim Reed’s approval of “hardship” pay sin...
    August 29, 2014 01:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Blue Heron Nature Preserve adds 4 acres
    The Blue Heron Nature Preserve in Buckhead Thursday announced it is expanding. By adding 4 more acres, the preserve directly connects to the local elementary school and enables construction of a co...
    August 28, 2014 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Carjacking
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 10 through 16, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Aug. 15 through 21. - Provided by Atlanta Pol...
    August 28, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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