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Children’s Healthcare joins statewide network
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has joined the Georgia Health Information Network, the statewide health information exchange network that electronically connects Georgia hospitals, physicians and ...
October 01, 2014 06:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County observing Fire Prevention Week with five events
Fulton County’s Fire Rescue Department will be holding several events throughout the community in observance of Fire Prevention Week, which starts Sunday and ends Oct. 11. Join the department at on...
October 01, 2014 06:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta History Center to host Atlanta Speech School exhibition
The Atlanta Speech School in Buckhead will be featured in a temporary exhibition at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. The exhibit opened Tuesday and runs through the fall. Situated in the cen...
October 01, 2014 06:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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County manager's contract terminated; O'Connor replaces him
During its meeting Wednesday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 to name Patrick J. O’Connor the acting county manager, effective immediately. The decision came after the board vote...
October 01, 2014 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theater recognizes 40th anniversary of Save the Fox campaign
In 1974, the Fox Theatre in Midtown was in danger of being torn down due to economic woes.  With an impending sale of the property to utility Southern Bell, the theater, which opened in 1929, was g...
October 01, 2014 12:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds approve 285/400 interchange improvements
Gov. Nathan Deal’s office Tuesday announced the Federal Highway Administration approved the Atlanta Transportation Improvement Plan, which includes funding for Interstate 285/Ga. 400 interchange pr...
September 30, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isakson, other leaders urge global teamwork
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Marietta, said the state’s economic and job creation ambitions are correlated to its level of global engagement. Isakon’s remarks came Monday during the America’s Global...
September 30, 2014 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Jude named National Blue Ribbon School
St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School in Sandy Springs is one of 12 Georgia schools and 337 in America that were named to the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 ba...
September 30, 2014 01:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Womenetics to host conferences in Atlanta, Chicago
The 2014 Global Women’s Initiative, set for Oct. 8 at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta, will convene international thought leaders to explore “Women as the Competitive Advantage: Redefining...
September 30, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASO’s Romanstein resigns; Neal named interim leader
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Midtown Monday announced Stanley Romanstein, Ph.D., has resigned as its president and CEO, effective immediately. The move comes in the middle of a lockout of musi...
September 29, 2014 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASO management, musicians agree to mediation
(UPDATED SUNDAY AT 6:08 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S PLAYERS ASSOCIATION'S CHRISTINA SMITH ON MEDIATION) The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Saturday announced its management a...
September 28, 2014 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local nonprofit honors Atlanta Public Schools educators
Atlanta Public Schools Friday announced the Buckhead-based Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education Wednesday and Thursday surprised six Atlanta Public Schools educators, including two ...
September 26, 2014 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Powers Ferry Road to reopen today
    by Staff Reports
    09.17.14 - 09:40 am
  • Buckhead Atlanta's Warby Parker to host grand opening party
    Warby Parker, a New York-based designer eyewear company, will open its first Georgia location Sunday at 262 Buckhead Ave., Suite C315, in the new in Buckhead Atlanta development. To celebrate, it w...
    September 26, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Guess Who?
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Sept. 6 through 12, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Sept. 12 through 18. Provided by Atlanta Poli...
    September 25, 2014 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children’s Healthcare performs 300th heart transplant
    The Heart Transplant Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reached a major milestone early Monday morning, performing its 300th heart transplant since the program’s inception in 1988. The mil...
    September 25, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State seeks feds’ flexibility on ESEA waiver
    Georgia will ask the U.S. Department of Education for flexibility from its Elementary and Secondary Education (ESEA) waiver in order to delay, for one year, the high-stakes consequences related to ...
    September 24, 2014 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs park to host naturalization ceremony
    In celebration of National Public Lands Day, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will host its second naturalization ceremony with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Saturday. At...
    September 24, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead CID looks to expand
    The Buckhead Community Improvement District is making strides toward incorporating the whole SPI-9 zoning district within its boundaries. At its monthly board meeting Tuesday at Tower Place, board ...
    September 24, 2014 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead jewelry boutique celebrates 25 years
    Laura Pearce Ltd., a Buckhead jewelry boutique, will celebrate 25 years in business next month. To commemorate the anniversary, owner Laura Pearce launched a 25-piece signature collection of neckla...
    September 24, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Drugs fighting leukemia, lymphoma fast-tracked
    September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Georgia chapter, based in Buckhead, last week announced some good news in the drugs fighting the diseases. Since May...
    September 24, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    County launches food donation campaign
    Fulton County Youth Commissioners will kick off their sixth Can-Paign to Fight Hunger Oct. 6 to help feed hungry adults and children. The campaign, in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Ba...
    September 23, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    EDUCATION GUIDE: New Construction
    There will be no shortage of makeovers on local campuses in the 2014-15 school year and beyond. The following is a list of construction projects that were either completed in time for students to u...
    September 23, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Absentee ballots sent at state deadline
    The secretary of state’s office Monday announced the election officials in each of the 159 counties in Georgia have worked diligently to ensure that all Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Vot...
    September 22, 2014 04:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sinkhole repair work expected to last at least a week
    West Wieuca Road at Chastain Park in Buckhead is expected to reopen in a week to a week and a half as crews work to repair a sinkhole that closed the street between Lake Forrest Drive and Dudley La...
    September 22, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • What the Braves will mean, financially, to local business
    by Ricky Leroux
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.12.14 - 09:21 am
  • Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm