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City of Brookhaven hosting three events
The city of Brookhaven will host three events in the next two weeks: o As part of Georgia Cities Week, the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department is asking the youth of the city to get involved...
April 20, 2015 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas Courthouse garden named for ‘Captain’ Herb Emory
Before his death in April 2014, Douglas County resident and longtime TV traffic reporter “Captain” Herb Emory annually hosted a game for students as part of the Live Healthy Douglas Power in Truth ...
April 20, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle Scout surprises Stockbridge mayor pro tem
Alphonso Thomas, city of Stockbridge mayor pro tem, recently attended an Eagle Scout Badge of Honor program recognizing Hasan Qadri of Troop 65 for attaining his Eagle Scout badge – and was pleasan...
April 20, 2015 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County school board community meetings today
Each school board member holds monthly community meetings to keep residents informed about issues and to give citizens the opportunity to comment on board agenda items. Linda Bryant of District 4 w...
April 20, 2015 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Paulding School District to host teacher hiring fair Thursday
For the first time in nearly five years, the Paulding County School District is hosting a hiring fair to recruit new teachers. The event is set for Thursday, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at East Paulding H...
April 20, 2015 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Eva Galambos, Sandy Springs' 1st mayor, dies at 87
Eva Galambos, the city of Sandy Springs' first mayor and the driving force behind its incorporation efforts, died Sunday afternoon after losing her battle with cancer, the city announced Sunday nig...
April 19, 2015 10:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside Hospital's first Tax Day Baby gets surprise
April 15 at 1:32 a.m. 7-pound Jonathan Choe was born at Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs. Shortly thereafter, his parents were surprised with a contribution to a Path2College 529 Plan account fo...
April 18, 2015 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County launches online building plan submittal, review
The Henry County Building and Plan Review Department is using new software to allow the electronic uploading of building plans. “This new software is expected to ease the process for submitting pla...
April 17, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point health fair, open house Saturday
Morehouse School of Medicine, United Health Foundation, Optum and UnitedHealthcare are hosting a Community Health Fair and Open House at the Morehouse Healthcare Comprehensive Family Medical Center...
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Wigwam Wellness Festival comes to Roswell
Atlanta-based event producer Jennifer Lingvall said she did not set out to create a wellness fair. Instead, she said she wanted to create a wellness adventure. “Wellness festivals have been present...
April 17, 2015 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry delegation wraps up 2015 session
The recently adjourned Georgia General Assembly witnessed multiple entries in the win column for the Henry County delegation. District 10 State Sen. Emanuel Jones, D-Ellenwood, said before the sess...
April 17, 2015 08:30 AM | 3 3 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Decision on Roswell's Unified Development Code delayed
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Stage set for Milton's Earth Day Festival
    by Erika Wells
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    04.15.15 - 01:37 pm
  • Alpharetta hosts Arts Streetfest this weekend
    by Erika Wells
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    04.15.15 - 12:30 pm
  • 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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    Fulton County school board re superintendent's new job
    The Fulton County School System issued this statement April 16: The Fulton County Board of Education congratulates Robert Avossa on being named the superintendent for the School District of Palm Be...
    April 16, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Free movie about Freedom Rider April 25 in Hampton
    The Henry County alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will host a free viewing of “An Ordinary Hero,” the true story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, who will be present at the event, April 2...
    April 16, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fort Mac looking for fellows by Friday
    The McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority is seeking two qualified individuals for its fellowship program May to August . MILRA was established to implement a reuse plan for the form...
    April 16, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dallas, Hiram events postponed due to weather
    Two Saturday events in Paulding have been postponed because of the weather. The Citywide Yard Sale in Dallas and the Contagious in the Park concert and festival in Hiram have been canceled because ...
    April 16, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County Schools district honors volunteers
    In honor of National Volunteer Week, which started Sunday and ends Saturday, Fulton County Schools last week announced its 2015 volunteers of the year. These community members are an example of how...
    April 16, 2015 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former DeKalb commissioner's chief of staff indicted for theft
    A DeKalb County grand jury indicted Robert Lundsten on six counts of theft by taking and three counts of making false statements. Lundsten served as former Commissioner Elaine Boyer’s chief of staf...
    April 16, 2015 02:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Residents asked for feedback on Fulton district courses
    Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs will offer a new International Baccalaureate Chinese course and Roswell High School will offer litera...
    April 16, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County goes blue for Prevent Child Abuse month
    For residents wondering what the blue pinwheels, ribbons and other ornaments popping up around Henry County are all about, April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the cities and citizens...
    April 16, 2015 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westside Provisions District hosting recycling drive
    In partnership with eClaim Recovery Specialists, the Westside Provisions District, 1100 Howell Mill Road in west Midtown, will host an Earth Day drive-through electronics recycling drive Wednesday ...
    April 16, 2015 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Governor signs bill legalizing medical cannabis oil
    Gov. Nathan Deal today signed legislation that permits the use of medical cannabis oil to treat eight conditions in Georgia. The law took effect immediately upon Deal’s signature. The governor sign...
    April 16, 2015 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Open house at new Paulding firehouse set for April 28, outdoor burn ban begins May 1
    An open house and presentation event for the new county fire station No. 14 in the New Georgia community is set for April 28 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., with a presentation at 4 p.m., the Paulding...
    April 15, 2015 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Urban Escape Games brings unique experience to Alpharetta
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 10:12 am
  • Teen Victim Impact Program promotes young driver safety
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 09:59 am
  • Roswell council OKs on-street parking changes
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 09:45 am
  • Annual Golden Games return to north Fulton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 09:40 am
  • Quick Six Enduro to benefit Big Creek Park
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 09:20 am