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Lowe, 86, dies months after retirement
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 4:46 P.M. WITH THE CORRECT CAUSE OF DEATH) Retired District 4 Fulton County Commissioner Tom Lowe died Friday morning at Emory University Hospital in DeKalb County as a result of...
March 06, 2015 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moore applauds circus' choice to phase out elephant acts
District 9 Atlanta City Councilwoman Felicia Moore called Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ decision to remove Asian elephants from their traveling circus performances by 2018, a victory f...
March 06, 2015 06:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgetown Cupcake Buckhead opening Saturday
Georgetown Cupcake Buckhead will celebrating its grand opening Saturday at noon at Buckhead Atlanta with some exciting events. The founders, Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontage,...
March 05, 2015 06:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta council approves evaluation of school properties
The Atlanta City Council Wednesday announced it approved at its meeting Monday by a 14-0 vote legislation asking for an evaluation of all properties city-deeded to Atlanta Public Schools and to det...
March 04, 2015 06:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival world's largest event of kind
With a record-breaking attendance of more than 38,600 moviegoers, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival has achieved the rank of the world’s largest Jewish film festival, concluding its most successful ...
March 04, 2015 05:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor asking all to use alternative commuting options
Feb. 20, Gov. Nathan Deal signed a proclamation designating this week, starting Monday and ending Friday, as Telework Week in Georgia. During this week, Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Ge...
March 04, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta council approves citizen review board checks
The Atlanta City Council Wednesday announced it voted 14-0 Monday at its meeting at City Hall to adopt an ordinance (Legislative Reference No. 15-O-1090) that would require the executive director o...
March 04, 2015 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA survey: 52% of Americans to take 2-3 vacations in 2015
The busy travel season is quickly approaching and many Americans are already making plans, according to a study released Tuesday morning by Tampa, Fla.-based AAA — The Auto Club Group. This year, n...
March 03, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney: Ex-APS superintendent Beverly Hall dead
Beverly Hall, the former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools charged in what prosecutors had called a broad conspiracy to cheat on state exams, has died. Hall's attorney J. Tom Morgan confirme...
March 02, 2015 03:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta, Fulton school districts get grants
The State Board of Education Friday announced it has awarded Striving Reader grants to schools in 15 Georgia school districts, including the Atlanta and Fulton County ones. The Cobb County district...
February 28, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Propane gas study: Georgia's demand 226.1 million gallons
The Propane Education & Research Council, a Washington-based, congressionally authorized check-off and national energy organization, Tuesday released the findings in its economic impact study about...
February 27, 2015 06:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraising for PATH400 to get increased support
Livable Buckhead Inc. will be getting increased financial resources this year to be used toward fundraising efforts for the PATH400 Greenway Trail. At its monthly meeting Tuesday at Tower Place, th...
February 25, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Dogs, officers form efficient partnership
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:23 pm
  • Brookhaven resident invents new phone
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:17 pm
  • Fox Theatre brings friendship story to stage
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:04 pm
  • Sen. Tate files a bill to annex Braves back into Atlanta
    by Ricky Leroux
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 11:10 am
  • WellStar, Emory health systems talk merger
    by Hilary Butschek
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 11:06 am
  • MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
    Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
    February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Black ice possible Thursday morning
    Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
    February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Some friend
    Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Feb. 13 through 19. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit re...
    February 25, 2015 02:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Trust, Fox Theatre partner for Midtown gala
    With the 2014-15 season marking the 40th anniversary celebration of the Save the Fox Theatre campaign, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is partnering with the iconic Midtown theater for ...
    February 25, 2015 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: All local school districts cancel classes again
    (UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 8:29 P.M. WITH NEWS THAT ALL THREE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE CANCELLED THURSDAY'S CLASSES) Another day of inclement weather and/or predicted winter storms meant another day ...
    February 23, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rotary Club of Buckhead honors Cinnabon's Kat Cole
    The Rotary Club of Buckhead Saturday night honored one of Atlanta’s biggest stars in business. At its annual Foundation Ball at Cherokee Town Club in Buckhead, the organization lauded Kat Cole, new...
    February 22, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Public Schools to host cluster, charter meetings
    Atlanta Public Schools will host cluster planning and charter system advisory committees this year to get the public’s input on developing the district’s cluster plans and charter system applicatio...
    February 22, 2015 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton names finalist for new county manager
    Effective Monday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners has designated a single finalist for the position of county manager, Fulton announced Monday. Richard “Dick” Anderson, who has served as c...
    February 20, 2015 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County schools cancel classes; Atlanta, Cobb open
    (UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH NEWS THAT THE FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS DISTRICT CANCELLED FRIDAY CLASSES) With the National Weather Service issuing a winter weather advisory for north Georgia, inclu...
    February 20, 2015 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA apologizes for mechanical problems
    MARTA announced Thursday afternoon it apologizes for the mechanical problems on the rail system Thursday morning that impacted customers during one of the coldest days of the year. As a result, six...
    February 19, 2015 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Early voting for infrastructure bond referendum starts Monday
    The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections Tuesday announced it will host early voting for the city of Atlanta’s March 17 $250 million infrastructure bond referendum special electio...
    February 19, 2015 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta City Council approves equal pay for equal work
    At its meeting Tuesday, the Atlanta City Council approved legislation to ensure all female city employees receive equal pay for equal work. The legislation was introduced by District 11 Councilwoma...
    February 19, 2015 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Residents, city officials meet on Lake Forrest dam issue
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.12.15 - 04:45 pm
  • Couples share secrets to long-lasting marriages
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:39 pm