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Westminster debate team wins national tournament
Westminster senior Anish Dayal, 17, and junior Harrison Hall 16, won the 61st Barkley Forum National policy debate tournament, a prestigious invitational event with a field comprised of the top 230...
February 05, 2016 07:02 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County to host early voting starting Monday
Starting Monday, the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration will open three early voting locations for registered voters to cast their ballots for the March 1 presidential preference prima...
February 05, 2016 03:42 AM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Schools to launch school bus cameras
The Fulton County School System Thursday announced it will activate its new bus stop arm cameras Monday, with a 30-day warning period on tickets to allow drivers to become familiar with the new saf...
February 04, 2016 09:04 PM | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lobbyist to Fulton County: keep eye on train, health, new city bills
Former state representative Ed Lindsey returned to the Capitol this year as an employee of the Thompson Victory Group lobbying firm. He has been hired to represent Fulton County’s interests to the ...
February 04, 2016 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Segment of PATH400 in Buckhead open to pedestrians
Denise Starling paused during a walk down the PATH400 Greenway Trail in Buckhead to kick some dirt off the trail back onto its side. Three joggers approached, speeding down the path from Lenox Road...
February 04, 2016 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton heroin epidemic prompts nuanced law enforcement approach
Last week, the Neighbor reported on a group founded by parents of children killed by opioids dedicated to fighting addiction and overdoses. Georgia Overdose Prevention worked to pass laws that shie...
February 02, 2016 10:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs’ Llop to run for District 11 U.S. House seat
Sandy Springs resident William Llop Tuesday announced his plans to run against incumbent District 11 U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, in the May 24 Republican primary election. The district...
February 02, 2016 06:28 PM | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs native to appear on 'Jeopardy!'
Sandy Springs native Amanda Rosner, a freshman at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, will compete in the quarterfinals of the "Jeopardy!" College Championship Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on ...
February 01, 2016 09:33 PM | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenspace experts debate future park plans
City parks are not only a reference of higher real estate value for nearby properties nationwide but also improve one’s quality of life. “Atlanta needs to be a more natural place to live in. The ch...
January 28, 2016 07:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta, Cobb districts: No plans yet for non-teacher pay raise
With Gov. Nathan Deal planning to give the state’s public school teachers a 3 percent raise as part of Georgia’s budget for fiscal 2017, which starts July 1, local school districts could approve a ...
January 28, 2016 05:57 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seydel stresses cleaner living to Buckhead group
The world’s youngest generation, even at birth, is already being affected by the harmful chemicals companies send into the Earth’s ground, water and air, Laura Turner Seydel said. “Our children are...
January 28, 2016 04:13 PM | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County heroin epidemic spurs community action
A recently-completed study commissioned by the Fulton County District Attorney’s office has found a rapid rise in the use of heroin in north Fulton County. The number of heroin deaths has grown fro...
January 28, 2016 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miriam Heiskell, 97, remembered for education, faith
Miriam Heiskell is being remembered as a woman who cared deeply about education and her religious beliefs. Heiskell, 97, died after a brief illness Thursday at her home in Buckhead. In 1949 she fou...
January 27, 2016 04:19 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens Climate Lobby Georgia Conference set for Saturday
The 2016 Citizens Climate Lobby Georgia Conference will take place Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Church of the Atonement, 4945 High Point Road in Sandy Springs. The keynote speaker will ...
January 27, 2016 02:40 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta, state entities to host intown housing market class
Post 2 at-large Atlanta City Councilwoman Mary Norwood, Invest Atlanta, the Atlanta Beltline Inc., the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco will co-host an ov...
January 26, 2016 05:07 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead foundation working with others on new blood tests
It is years away, but blood tests to determine how well mitochondria are working with individuals with or without mitochondrial disease could be a game changer in the national healthcare field. Mit...
January 25, 2016 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta goes back to normal after rain, snow hit area
It was business as usual Saturday morning as metro Atlanta residents continued with their daily lives after Friday night's rain and snow storms caused schools and businesses, including government o...
January 23, 2016 10:41 AM | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead woman running for Republican National Committee
Conservative activist Ginger Howard, a Buckhead resident, last week announced her candidacy for national committeewoman to represent Georgia on the Republican National Committee. Howard, a Waycross...
January 22, 2016 03:01 AM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local school districts closing schools early Friday
The four local public school districts covering the area Thursday announced they will close school early Friday due to inclement weather predicted for that day. According to its website, the Nation...
January 21, 2016 11:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local cities below top 25 on Georgia safe city list
SafeWise, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based, community-focused security organization committed to increasing safety education, awareness and preparedness that tracks safety, released its 2016 40 Safest ...
January 21, 2016 06:05 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cookies with a click: Greater Atlanta area Girl Scouts to begin online sales
Fans of Thin Mints, Samoas and Do-Si-Dos will not have to wait much longer to get their yearly cookie fix. Girl Scouts will be hitting the streets to sell their classic confections starting Feb. 15...
January 21, 2016 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to consider self-pay model for developmentally disabled adults
Caregivers of adults with developmental disabilities could soon have a new option to pay for their care. Currently, the only people able to attend county care or training facilities are those with ...
January 21, 2016 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sprouts to open Morningside location Feb. 2
Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market Wednesday announced it will host the grand opening for its location in Atlanta’s Morningside community Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m. and Feb. 3 at 7 a.m. The Morningside ...
January 20, 2016 06:15 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs taking applications for watercraft storage
The Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department Wednesday announced it is opening applications for 28 watercraft storage slots at Morgan Falls Overlook Park. Storage slots are available for water...
January 20, 2016 05:16 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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