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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:09 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM CANDIDATES BOB BARR, BARRY LOUDERMILK AND SUSAN THAYER) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’...
July 25, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move to Buckhead
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 5:54 P.M. WITH NEW INFO ON THE CYCLORAMA'S NEW FACILITY) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more tha...
July 23, 2014 07:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
(UPDATED THURSDAY 10:45 WITH CORRECT SPELLING OF SANFORD POSNER) An immigration issue could force a Buckhead resident who grew up in Campinas, Brazil, but attended college in the U.S. to be deporte...
July 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead church service project helps homeowners in need
While others were spending their summer vacations at the pool or hanging out with friends, over 180 middle and high school students spent July 11 through 17 renovating homes in need of repair as pa...
July 23, 2014 09:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:21 WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PLACE'S MANAGER) Judging by the turnout at three local polling places during Tuesday's primary runoff election, voters were not rus...
July 22, 2014 09:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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159,152 Georgians vote early in primary runoff election
Early voting for Tuesday’s primary runoff election ended Friday, and the Georgia secretary of state’s office announced Monday the number of ballots cast during the three-week period, which started ...
July 21, 2014 07:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State complying with new law on school fundraisers
In response to new federal school nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent John Barge and the Georgia Board of Education Friday announced they are initiating the rule-making process to am...
July 20, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout expected to be 10 percent
Even with a ballot that includes the high-profile showdown between Republican U.S. Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue, only about 10 percent of voters are expected to hit the polls in...
July 17, 2014 09:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changes afoot with Vinings restaurants
The Vinings restaurant scene is undergoing some changes following the July 1 closing of Garrison’s Boiler and Tap in the Vinings Jubilee. Garrison’s, which opened in 1998, was sold to Tom Murphy, o...
July 17, 2014 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Construction starts on $14M addition to Teasley
    by Haisten Willis
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.18.14 - 11:51 am
  • BEE Boutique opens in Sandy Springs
    Listening to Tillie O’Neal-Kyles explain the plight of the bumblebee informs her latest endeavor. BEE boutique opened the doors of its Sandy Springs location last weekend. While its carefully craft...
    July 16, 2014 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chick-fil-A restaurants to feed nearly 5,500 at-risk children
    Wednesday, more than 40 Chick-fil-A restaurants, including two near Vinings (at Cumberland Mall and on Akers Mill Road), will feed nearly 5,500 at-risk children in Atlanta spread out over half of t...
    July 16, 2014 05:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Shepherd forms alliance with Colorado hospital
    Shepherd Center, a Buckhead hospital that specializes in the treatment, research and rehabilitation of those with spinal cord and brain injuries, announced June 24 a new partnership with Craig Hosp...
    July 09, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Vinings resident honored for volunteer work
    For Vinings resident Anne Cox, 67, lending a helping hand to others is just a natural way of life. “I love doing community work,” she said. “I just like to do things for people.” The Rotary Club of...
    July 09, 2014 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Officials announce changes to state scrap tire regulations
    District 36 State Sen. Nan Orrock, D-Atlanta; District 57 State Rep. Pat Gardner, D-Atlanta; and Atlanta City Councilwomen Joyce Sheperd (District 12) and Felicia Moore (District 9) Tuesday held a ...
    July 09, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: World Cup fever
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, June 22 through 28 and the Sandy Springs Police Department, June 28 through July 2. - Provided by Atlanta ...
    July 09, 2014 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Barr, Loudermilk squaring off for District 11 seat
    Following the May 20 primary election, Republicans Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk are still battling for the District 11 U.S. House seat. They will face off in the July 22 primary runoff election, a...
    July 09, 2014 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Most local schools improve on CRCT compared to 2012-13
    In the 2013-14 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) school-by-school scores released Tuesday morning by the Georgia Department of Education, local schools had mostly positive results. The t...
    July 08, 2014 06:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    44,342 residents have voted early thus far
    The Georgia secretary of state’s office Tuesday announced 44,342 statewide residents have cast ballots during early voting for the July 22 primary runoff election. Early voting started June 30 and ...
    July 08, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State Bar of Georgia installs new officers
    Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker of Atlanta recently was installed as the 52nd president of the 46,000-member State Bar of Georgia during the organization’s annual meeting at Omni Amelia Island Resort on ...
    July 08, 2014 10:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
    Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
    July 02, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Music Midtown announces lineup
    Music Midtown Tuesday announced its lineup of artists for the two-day festival set for Sept. 19 and 20 at Piedmont Park. The lineup includes Eminem, Jack White, the Zac Brown Band, John Mayer, Lana...
    June 27, 2014 06:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Barr, Loudermilk trade blows at forum at Kennesaw State
    by Haisten Willis
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.18.14 - 11:46 am
  • Hailo gives back for Braves' games
    by Staff Reports
    06.16.14 - 12:35 pm
  • Spanx names new CEO
    by Staff Reports
    06.08.14 - 03:55 pm