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Atlanta Department of Public Works employees arrested
One week after two Atlanta Department of Watershed Management employees were arrested for stealing city property and selling it, four workers with the city’s Department of Public Works have been ar...
March 31, 2015 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 1 1 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 ...
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Paulding board delays vote on allowing less land for chickens
County residents seeking to keep chickens in the backyards of Paulding neighborhoods got a one-month reprieve last week. Commissioners voted to delay action until April 28 on Dallas resident Jennif...
March 31, 2015 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding chairman will back workers doing background checks
The Paulding County chairman said last week he will support any county employee who was a crime victim just as he backed a former top official who used a county purchasing card to run a background ...
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Paulding commission seeks proposals for operating county’s animal shelter
Paulding’s animal shelter may soon be operated by a private entity. County commissioners last week voted to request proposals from any organization willing to operate the shelter on Industrial Boul...
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Guardrail repair runs through Friday along 278 in Paulding
A Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance crew was scheduled to begin today to repair the guardrail along U.S. Hwy. 278, also known as State Route 6, in Paulding and Polk counties. Work wi...
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Senior students serve community at Chamblee Charter High
Senior students at Chamblee Charter High School will participate in a day of giving back to the community during the third annual Senior Service Day event Thursday. Students will be volunteering at...
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Talented child remembered through Decatur foundation
She could dance, swim and run. She was bilingual. She had a love and passion for the arts rarely seen at such a young age. She was kind, empathetic, enthusiastic and made friends wherever she went,...
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Bank of North Georgia CEO talks banking rebound in Dunwoody
Although there have certainly been challenges, Rob Garcia, president and CEO of Bank of North Georgia, said banking is an industry that has persevered and is making a comeback. At a Dunwoody Chambe...
March 31, 2015 08:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avondale Estates welcomes new mayor
The city of Avondale Estates has a new interim mayor to serve the city until general municipal elections occur in November. Mayor Jonathan Elmore, who has lived in the city since 2007 with his wife...
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Chamber to host annual Industry Appreciation Breakfast
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Industry Appreciation Breakfast April 9 at 8:30 a.m. at Silver Comet Field on Rockmart Highway in west Paulding County. The chamber will honor ...
March 30, 2015 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas County unemployment dips to 6.7 percent
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.15 - 10:44 am
  • Paulding unemployment down to 5.5 percent
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.15 - 10:36 am
  • East Point city councilwoman named to national committees
    East Point City Councilwoman Deana Holiday Ingraham has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2015 Community and Economic Development Steering Committee as well as to the Youth Education...
    March 30, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McDonough school employee wins media specialist of the year
    Kristen Garner of Eagle’s Landing Middle School in McDonough was recently named the Henry County School System media specialist of the year during a surprise visit by county administrators and the ...
    March 30, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead Heritage Society seeks funds to repair headstones
    The Buckhead Heritage Society, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving history in the community, Monday announced upon a recent inspection of Mount Olive Cemetery, society representatives observed thre...
    March 30, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rep. Jones announces she will not seek re-election
    District 62 State Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta, said last week she would not seek re-election to a third term in 2016 to her House seat representing part of Douglas County. Jones, an Atlanta attorn...
    March 30, 2015 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    King Center to commemorate 47th anniversary of King’s death
    The King Center is remembering the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. with activities announced Tuesday by King Center CEO Bernice A. King. Saturday, the center is call...
    March 30, 2015 09:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police: Missing child found
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Friday night announced an 11-year-old child who was missing has been found. Democardo Stanley of Sandy Springs was reported missing Friday after he went to schoo...
    March 28, 2015 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Glenridge Hall to be demolished by owner
    It’s official. Glenridge Hall, the 84-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 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's new hours start April 1
    The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has new hours in effect at each of its locations as of Wednesday, April 1. In January, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed the 2015 ...
    March 26, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lucky You event in Stockbridge a success
    From M4 Graphics in Stockbridge: "The first Creating A Lucky You Community Event was a great success March 14. Guests got a chance to experience live music, snacks, vision boards, and vendors! We h...
    March 26, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Airport job fair Monday
    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will hold a job fair Monday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, Colleg...
    March 26, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Modifications considered for Pharr-Peachtree project
    Changes to improve traffic in the Pharr Road-Peachtree Road corridor project could in the future include bike lanes on areas where narrow lanes do not help vehicular flow and resurfacing and restri...
    March 26, 2015 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry commissioners reject 40 percent building permit increase
    Business owners renovating their property and developers working on constructing new buildings in Henry County will not have to pay higher building permit fees in the foreseeable future. At a Henry...
    March 26, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Public to help decide Roswell City Green pathways
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 11:44 am
  • Roswell selects alignment for Mansell Road connector
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 11:35 am