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Sewage problem in Buckhead could end soon
An ongoing issue regarding raw sewage in Buckhead is expected to be resolved this summer. During heavy rains, an average of one each month, the sewer pipes along Peachtree Creek are overloaded, cau...
April 18, 2014 05:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real Atlanta Housewife booked, released
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office reported today "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams turned herself into the Fulton County Jail last evening at 5:45 p.m. and was released at 7:16...
April 17, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: North Atlanta, Sutton principals resigning
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 11:20 A.M. WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM TAYLOR'S LETTER) The leaders of Buckhead’s only public middle and high schools are stepping down. North Atlanta Principal Howard “Gene” Taylor...
April 17, 2014 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA to help clean Proctor Creek for Earth Day
The Environmental Protection Agency’s new regional administrator for the Southeast, Heather McTeer Toney, will roll up her sleeves alongside other EPA employees and community partners to clean up P...
April 16, 2014 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT to host statewide rail plan meetings
The Georgia Department of Transportation has initiated the development of its 2014 statewide rail plan. The purpose of the plan is to serve as a statewide long-range rail planning document and prov...
April 16, 2014 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinings Business Expo set for Monday
The Vinings Business Association will host its fifth annual Vinings Business Expo Monday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Atlanta Vinings Hotel, 2857 Paces Ferry Road. Admission and parking are...
April 16, 2014 12:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board approves new superintendent
The Atlanta Board of Education Monday voted unanimously to hire Meria Joel Carstarphen as the new Atlanta Public Schools superintendent. Carstarphen brings nearly 20 years of experience to the job ...
April 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Most candidates wait until last day to file disclosure reports
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 1:40 P.M. WITH JEFF ABEL'S REPORT INFO) Most of the local contested candidates running in the May 20 primary election waited until the last day to file first quarter campaign di...
April 15, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phipps Plaza to undergo renovation
Simon Property Group Inc. an Indianapolis-based retail real estate company, announced Tuesday it will undertake a series of improvements to Phipps Plaza in Buckhead. The first project in a series o...
April 15, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials to host public safety summit
As part of his ongoing dialogue with metro Atlanta residents regarding their concerns about crime and violence, Fulton County Commission Chairman John H. Eaves will discuss those issues with reside...
April 14, 2014 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area upping annual fee
Following a month-long public comment period in November and approval from the Washington office of the National Park Service, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will increase the pri...
April 14, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palacios to tap into business experience in commission race
Alexander Palacios, a Republican candidate in the District 3 Fulton County Commissioner race, told the Buckhead Council of Neighborhoods at its monthly meeting Thursday at Peachtree Presbyterian Ch...
April 11, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Sandy Springs' Squire wins national award
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    04.02.14 - 01:30 pm
  • Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
    A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
    April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    'Lion King' performers with Georgia ties set to play the Fox
    For Sharron Williams, there’s no place like home — the right sentiment, wrong show. Rather than fiddling with a pair of ruby slippers, you will find her braving the circle of life in “The Lion King...
    April 10, 2014 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Study: Bad drivers common in Georgia
    Common complaints about aggressive and inept drivers on metro Atlanta’s roads may have been validated by a study that has named Georgia the state with the 14th worst drivers. In the study completed...
    April 10, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta police get 28 new officers
    The Atlanta Police Department is getting 28 new officers. The Department says it plans to hold a swearing-in ceremony Thursday for 26 new male officers and two new female officers. The ceremony com...
    April 10, 2014 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Caught red-handed
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 23 through 29. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer L. Illery Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Polic...
    April 09, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local legislators recap 2014 session
    (UPDATED MONDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON STATE REP. JOE WILKINSON CO-SPONSORING HOUSE BILL 885) With the 2014 Georgia General Assembly ending March 20, local legislators last week talked...
    April 07, 2014 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Archbishop to vacate $2.2M Buckhead home
    After being criticized for living in a $2.2 million home in Buckhead, Atlanta Roman Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory announced Saturday he will vacate his residence in early May and move into ano...
    April 05, 2014 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Historic Buckhead home destroyed by fire
    (UPDATED SUNDAY AT 6:02 P.M. WITH CORRECT SPELLING OF NEEL REID'S NAME AND INFO ON WHEN THE HOME WAS BUILT AND FOR WHOM IT WAS BUILT) A Buckhead family is in high spirits despite losing the main pa...
    April 04, 2014 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City to host public art work ordinance meeting
    (UPDATED AT 1:51 P.M. WITH CORRECT DATE FOR MEETING) The city of Atlanta’s Department of Cultural Affairs will host an informational session with the members of Atlanta’s arts community on ordinanc...
    April 04, 2014 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State school board approves teacher, leader systems
    At its monthly meeting Thursday, the State Board of Education adopted a new rule, establishing all school systems and charter schools will implement the Teacher Keys Effectiveness System and Leader...
    April 03, 2014 06:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Palin campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate race
    Sarah Palin is riding to the defense of the only Republican woman in the nomination fight for Georgia's open Senate seat, hitting back against GOP rival David Perdue's apparent dismissal of Karen H...
    April 03, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Broadwell, Ellis spar for newly created Fulton County Commission seat
    Whoever wins the May 20 primary election for the newly drawn Fulton County commission District 2 will wind up seated at commission meetings come January because there is no Democrat in the race. Th...
    April 03, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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