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Northside, Gwinnett Medical announce plans to combine
Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Medical Center Wednesday announced they have approved a non-binding letter of intent to begin exclusive discussions to combine their operations. According to a news ...
September 02, 2015 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves bond to cost less than estimated
Due to low interest rates, the $368 million in bonds the county plans to use to finance the construction of SunTrust Park will require $22.4 million in annual debt service payments, about $1.6 mill...
September 02, 2015 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Phone thief
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Aug. 14 through 20. - Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit ...
September 02, 2015 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ready Georgia survey: Not all residents ready for disaster
More than three out of four Georgians are at least somewhat prepared for an emergency, but many have not taken all of the essential steps to get ready, according to a new statewide survey released ...
September 01, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options issues Code Orange smog alert
Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Georgia Department of Transportation, Tuesday announced it has issued a Code Orange smog alert for Wednesday. A Code Orange alert means that the air is unh...
September 01, 2015 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett completes $94 million capital campaign
The Lovett School in Buckhead Monday announced it has completed its $94 million capital campaign. Our Defining Decade: A Campaign for Lovett, 2005-2015, will help pay for major improvements to camp...
September 01, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA: Gas for Labor Day should be lowest in 10 years
Motorists in the Southeast should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade, Tampa, Fla.-based AAA — The Auto Club Group announced Sunday night. According to a news release, the current stat...
August 31, 2015 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta resident dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game
A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Lt. Charles Hampton of the ...
August 30, 2015 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local high schools’ ACT scores mixed
Local high schools had mixed results in the American College Testing (ACT) exam, according to scores released Wednesday by the Georgia Department of Education. The ACT is an alternative to the Scho...
August 28, 2015 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT wants to change lanes on Peachtree Road
Drivers and bicyclists may soon have a safer ride along a stretch of Peachtree Road in Buckhead. The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning to redraw the lanes on Peachtree between Dearin...
August 27, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA: 35.5 million Americans to travel on Labor Day weekend
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Travel Thursday announced it projects 35.5 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday s...
August 27, 2015 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sprouts Farmers Market to open in Sandy Springs next week
Sprouts Farmers Market, a Phoenix-based healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at competitive prices, will host the grand opening for its new Sandy Springs location Sept. 2...
August 26, 2015 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Henri's not moving, owner says
    by Neighbor Staff
    08.18.15 - 01:52 pm
  • Moores Mill Road extension still in limbo
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.14.15 - 11:56 am
  • Five things you need to know about the future of Turner Field
    The Atlanta Braves baseball stadium, originally occupied by the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, is not only a sports destination. It is also the subject of controversy as the city of Atlanta, Fulton...
    August 26, 2015 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Bumped and stranded
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Aug. 9 through Aug. 18 and the Sandy Springs Police Department Aug. 8 through 14. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer April White and Sand...
    August 25, 2015 05:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Effort under way to winterize Chastain Park pool
    The Chastain Park Athletic Club plans to take its swimming team practices to a new level by winterizing its pool allowing divers more preparation time. “We are now in the process of taking the pool...
    August 25, 2015 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Midtown entrepreneur wants you to chew your juice
    You’ve heard of juicing, but what about Chuicing? Midtown entrepreneur Ladell Hill has created a product that he says he hopes will change the way people think about their drinks: Chuice, the chewa...
    August 25, 2015 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA to roll out bicycle repair kiosks Tuesday
    MARTA Monday announced it will open the first of seven self-service, Dero bicycle repair kiosks at rail stations across the system Tuesday. According to a news release, cyclists will be able to mak...
    August 24, 2015 05:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA hosting hearings on proposed bus route changes
    MARTA Friday night announced it will hold public hearings on proposed bus service modifications Monday, Tuesday and Thursday to gather input from customers and stakeholders about proposed route mod...
    August 22, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Doris Massell, 89, dies of Alzheimer's complications
    Buckhead resident Doris Massell, 89, wife of Buckhead Coalition President Sam Massell, died Wednesday of complications associated with Alzheimer's disease. A funeral service is scheduled for Friday...
    August 20, 2015 08:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Health officials investigating plague case in Georgia
    The Georgia Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Wednesday announced they are investigating a possible case of plague in Georgia in an individual who...
    August 20, 2015 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Shepherd Center celebrates 40 years of family, friends, healing
    As the Shepherd Center in Buckhead celebrates four decades of serving patients and their families, its board chairman, James Shepherd, hopes it continues to leave a lasting impression on the commun...
    August 19, 2015 09:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Thieves steal $60K in items from Buckhead Atlanta store
    The Atlanta Police Department Wednesday announced a group of 15 teenagers early Wednesday stole purses and shoes valued at a total of $60,000 from the Christian Louboutin store at 3065 Peachtree Ro...
    August 19, 2015 07:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mixed-use project on horizon for Glenridge Hall site
    The developers of the Glenridge Hall property on Abernathy Road in Sandy Springs can now move forward on the project, which will include the new Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters. “I have never seen a...
    August 19, 2015 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead's Neiman Marcus Last Call burglarized
    The Neiman Marcus Last Call store at 3535 Peachtree Road in Buckhead is cleaning up following a burglary Tuesday morning. According to an Atlanta Police Department narrative describing the crime, t...
    August 19, 2015 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Local schools welcome new leaders
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.15 - 09:35 pm
  • School year brings new programs, projects
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.15 - 09:17 pm