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Two Douglasville council wards to see races for their seats
Residents of two Douglasville City Council wards will see matchups in the Nov. 3 election after another resident moved to become a candidate today. Alice Jackson filed her qualifying papers to beco...
September 03, 2015 05:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taste of South Fulton on Labor Day to include entertainment
South Fulton Community Organizers will present the Taste of South Fulton on Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Camp Creek Marketplace and Princeton Lakes Shopping Center, 3760 Redwine Road, Atlanta 30...
September 03, 2015 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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September is Library Card Sign-up Month in Henry County
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Henry County Library System joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to help make sure every student has ...
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Deputies investigating attempted child abduction in north Paulding
Paulding sheriff's deputies today were investigating a report that a couple attempted to abduct a boy as he walked home after getting off a school bus in north Paulding Tuesday. Deputies responded ...
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Stockbridge Main Street program looks to redefine downtown
Stockbridge’s downtown may become a magnet for economic development if its Main Street program successfully completes projects that define the area, Program Manager Kira Harris-Braggs said last wee...
September 03, 2015 09:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County couple competes on Fox reality show
McDonough resident Heather Stanley said she always wanted to be an interior designer and, with the help of her husband Ricky Stanley, the couple got the chance of a lifetime to put their building a...
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Greenbriar Mall streetscape to be officially opened Thursday morning
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and District 11 City Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the Greenbriar Parkway and Headland Drive streetscape improvement project Thur...
September 02, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas mayor, three city council incumbents to be unopposed for re-election
Dallas’s longtime mayor and three council incumbents will be unopposed in the city's Nov. 3 election after no one filed to qualify to challenge them by today's deadline. The qualifying period ended...
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Abstract artist Britt Bass Turner brings a splash of color to Roswell
Abstract painter Britt Bass Turner’s Oak Street studio is the new home base for the 26-year-old artist, who has already managed successful operations in Athens and Buckhead. Dozens of colorful work...
September 02, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lionheart School brings the heat to Alpharetta with Grilling and Gridiron party
Alpharetta’s grillmasters will be firing up their grills Saturday, Sept. 12 to raise funds for the Lionheart School and for a chance to be crowned Alpharetta’s next grilling champion. The third ann...
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Henry County ponders county manager finalists
The Henry County Board of Commissioners has pared down the list of applicants for its vacant county manager position and has named the two finalists in a search that began after former County Manag...
September 02, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Girl Scouts install new seating at MARTA bus stop
Commuters who wait for the MARTA bus at Mansell Road across from Wal-Mart have a new place to sit, thanks to the Girl Scouts of troop 10472. The girls, who are in sixth grade, organized car washes ...
September 02, 2015 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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More in Douglas County see employment in July
Douglas County saw more residents gain jobs than lose them in July and the county’s jobless rate for the month remained steady compared to June, the Georgia Department of Labor reported last week. ...
September 02, 2015 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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More Paulding residents entering job market increases unemployment rate
Paulding County saw more residents gain jobs than lose them and first-time claims for jobless benefits decreased in July, the Georgia Department of Labor reported last week. However, the county’s J...
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Roswell celebration bids farewell to season with festivities
Several hundred people are expected to attend the city of Roswell’s 15th annual End of Summer Celebration at Centennial High School Sunday to gather and enjoy the warm weather while it lasts. “Even...
September 02, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram city manager resigning to enter private sector
Hiram’s first city manager resigned Tuesday night after receiving an offer in the private sector, he said today. Robbie Rokovitz submitted his resignation to the Hiram City Council after working th...
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Northside, Gwinnett Medical announce plans to combine
Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Medical Center Wednesday announced they have approved a non-binding letter of intent to begin exclusive discussions to combine their operations. According to a news ...
September 02, 2015 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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House mix-up by DeKalb police leaves homeowner and officer wounded, dog dead
Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fleeing into thei...
September 02, 2015 10:36 AM | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jobs added in south Fulton follow trends
Companies ramping up their head counts helped the state unemployment rate drop by a tenth of a point to 6.0 percent in July, its lowest in more than seven years, Georgia Department of Labor officia...
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Dallas mayor, council incumbents file to seek re-election
Dallas’s longtime mayor led the list of council incumbents who will seek re-election in the city's Nov. 3 election after filing their paperwork Monday. Qualifying ends today at 4:30 p.m. in Dallas,...
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Braves bond to cost less than estimated
Due to low interest rates, the $368 million in bonds the county plans to use to finance the construction of SunTrust Park will require $22.4 million in annual debt service payments, about $1.6 mill...
September 02, 2015 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robinson, Miller qualify to challenge Persons for Douglasville mayor's seat
Two former opponents will try to unseat Douglasville’s incumbent mayor in the city’s November general election after losing to him in 2011. They were among candidates who filed on the first two day...
September 02, 2015 09:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Phone thief
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Aug. 14 through 20. - Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit ...
September 02, 2015 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mount Vernon Village celebrates upgrades
After 30 years of happy memories, Mount Vernon Village, has updated its facilities/services and wants to celebrate it with the community with an open house Sept. 13. The 7-acre-independent living f...
September 02, 2015 09:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Union City appoints new chief judge
    by Neighbor Staff
    08.31.15 - 03:30 pm