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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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 7 7 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 | 10 10 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 | 8 8 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 | 5 5 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 | 10 10 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 | 31 31 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 | 11 11 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 | 32 32 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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Couples share secrets to long-lasting marriages
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:39 pm
  • Companies use customized medicine for better care
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:32 pm
  • Film regulations coming to city streets
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.05.15 - 01:16 pm
  • Registration for Citizens Police Academy ends Friday
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 05:19 pm
  • Google Fiber network coming to three local cities
    by Philip Clements
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 11:59 am
  • Vinings Business Association to host expo March 10
    The Vinings Business Association will host its sixth annual Vinings Business Expo March 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Courtyard Atlanta Vinings Hotel, 2857 Paces Ferry Road. Admission and parking are ...
    February 19, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local high schools named AP Honor Schools
    State School Superintendent Richard Woods Wednesday named 609 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools, and the four local public high schools were named to some of those lists. AP courses and exams a...
    February 19, 2015 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dogs, officers form efficient partnership
    The K-9 unit’s role within the Sandy Springs Police Department is very specific and key to the city. The dogs are able to perform certain tasks more efficiently than police officers can, officer Mi...
    February 18, 2015 06:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven resident invents new phone
    Nebi Erdogan, a Brookhaven resident, has developed a Voice Over Internet Protocol-optimized, dual- subscriber identity module smartphone that allows users to have voice-text service without the nee...
    February 18, 2015 06:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fox Theatre brings friendship story to stage
    The Fox Theatre opens its doors tonight to welcome “Wicked” as a part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta’s 2014-15 series. Playing through March 8, “Wicked” is based on Gregory Maguire’s b...
    February 18, 2015 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta council approves district’s school bus cameras
    (UPDATED THURSDAY AT 1:29 P.M. WITH INFO ON FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS' BUS CAMERAS) At its meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta City Council voted 11-1 to partner with the Atlanta Public Schools dist...
    February 18, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Not playing games
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Feb. 1 through 7. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White. Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Poli...
    February 18, 2015 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sen. Tate files a bill to annex Braves back into Atlanta
    A bill filed in the Georgia General Assembly Feb. 10 proposes to annex the property where the new Atlanta Braves stadium is being built into the city of Atlanta. Senate Bill 96, filed by District 3...
    February 18, 2015 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    WellStar, Emory health systems talk merger
    WellStar Health Systems and Emory Healthcare announced plans to discuss a merger last week, and WellStar’s CEO said the proposed new corporation will be the largest of its kind in the Southeast. Af...
    February 18, 2015 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Piedmont Brain Tumor Center uses novel cancer treatment
    Imagine getting cancer treatment while working, dining with a friend or on vacation with family. Brain cancer patients using Optune, an innovative treatment offered through a portable cap, can do j...
    February 18, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA, center get U.S. Department of Transportation grants
    The U.S. Department of Transportation Thursday announced 13 organizations in nine states, including two in Atlanta, will receive a share of $29 million in grant funding through the Federal Transit ...
    February 17, 2015 06:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nonprofit to release report on Georgia transportation
    As the Georgia General Assembly seeks ways to fund an estimated $1 billion to $1.5 billion in annual transportation infrastructure needs, including highway maintenance and improvements, a new repor...
    February 17, 2015 05:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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