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Georgia Commute Options encouraging green commutes
With Earth Day this Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Transportation Monday announced it is encouraging metro Atlantans to turn their commutes green through the Georgia Commute Options program. ...
April 20, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead's OK Cafe to reopen in August
OK Café, the popular Buckhead restaurant closed since Dec. 7 due to a fire, is expected to open in August, its co-owner said. It was shuttered because of an electrical fire caused by a neon sign in...
April 16, 2015 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials to open Saturday
Atlanta now has a permanent place where residents can bring items that cannot be recycled through normal means. The Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials (CHaRM) in southeast Atlanta will open Satur...
April 15, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options hosting Be the Solution activities
Georgia Commute Options, a Georgia Department of Transportation program designed to encourage alternatives to driving to work alone, Wednesday announced it is planning a week’s worth of activities ...
April 14, 2015 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Timeless lady
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 15 through 30 and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 21 through 27. Provided by Sandy Sprin...
April 09, 2015 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Stalker
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 8 through 14, and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 6 through 12. Provided by Atlanta Poli...
April 02, 2015 10:09 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead woman one of state’s youngest female advisors
Buckhead resident Mary Lowell Downing, a SunTrust Bank client advisor associate, could be the only woman under 30 in Georgia to hold this client-facing role, according to Jeffrey Seavey, senior vic...
April 02, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Survey: Nearly 90% of people pleased with state courthouses
The first statewide survey to gauge the satisfaction of Georgia’s court users found that most people leaving state courthouses had a positive experience. Almost 90 percent of courthouse visitors an...
April 01, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smog season starts Wednesday
Smog season in metro Atlanta begins Wednesday, as rising temperatures contribute to worsening air quality during the hottest months of the year. Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Georgia De...
March 31, 2015 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors honors top members
The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Wednesday honored the members who have sold more than $3 million in commercial real estate through recognition at its annual Million Dollar Club banquet at ...
March 31, 2015 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glenridge Hall to be demolished by owner
It’s official. Glenridge Hall, the 86-year-old, 15,000-square-foot Tudor mansion in Sandy Springs, will be torn down. Calling the decision “an emotional thing,” Mike Rabalais, director of the Glenr...
March 26, 2015 05:42 PM | 12 12 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • The Epstein School names new leader
    by Neighbor Staff
    03.10.15 - 03:17 pm
  • AAA study finds 6 of 10 teens in car crashes distracted
    The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, accor...
    March 26, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta ranks third in EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities list
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday released its seventh annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star-certified buildings in 2014 and the city of...
    March 25, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Corneal transplant recipient lives fully
    Gov. Nathan Deal declared March as Eye Donor Month in Georgia, with corneal transplants as one of the most common transplants with the least invasive procedure and no waiting list. Mari Fridenmaker...
    March 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Road to drunk
    Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department March 7 through 13. - Provided by Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit reports in time to me...
    March 25, 2015 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Secretary of state's corporate registration ends April 1
    Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Wednesday announced he is reminding officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia the annual registration renewal period has begun...
    March 25, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Woodward student wins State Spelling Bee
    Woodward Academy Tuesday announced eighth-grader Mona Mahadevan won the 54th Georgia Association of Educators’ State Spelling Bee Friday at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. Mahadevan c...
    March 24, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Symposium to focus on curbing plastic pollution
    Georgia State University, the David J. Sencer Museum of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Plastic Pollution Coalition will co-host the 2015 Welch Symposium: Plastic GYRE: Artis...
    March 23, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Emerald Ball to benefit at-risk children
    The 88th annual Emerald Ball dedicated to support the city’s most disadvantaged at-risk children and youth will take place March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The bal...
    March 18, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    CASA event to raise funds for state’s foster children
    The 11th annual Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates Luncheon and Fashion Show will take place March 25 at 11 a.m. The show will be held at the Piedmont Driving Club in Midtown in honor of Mil...
    March 18, 2015 04:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Commercial real estate leaders say optimism returning
    The Neighbor recently interviewed David Floyd, co-founder and partner of Site Solutions, a Buckhead-based landscape architectural design firm, and Tim Schrager, board chair of the Atlanta Apartment...
    March 18, 2015 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Board of Realtors releases February Market Brief
    The Sandy Springs-based Atlanta Board of Realtors Tuesday released its February Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metro Atlanta. Market Brief, now compiled by F...
    March 16, 2015 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local schools’ climate star ratings mixed
    The Georgia Department of Education Tuesday released its first school climate star ratings, and local schools’ ratings were mixed, ranging from 2 to 5. The 2014 ratings are based on survey results ...
    March 16, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Dogs, officers form efficient partnership
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:23 pm
  • Brookhaven resident invents new phone
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:17 pm
  • Fox Theatre brings 'Wicked' to stage
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:04 pm