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West Midtown’s Partpic wins national award
Partpic, a west Midtown-based startup that helps people find auto parts online by using replacement part companies’ retail websites or mobile applications, won a $25,000 cash prize in an entreprene...
July 03, 2015 05:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County's shelter pets can gain independence for $17.76
Celebrate the Fourth, save money and save a life. LifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit which recently pledged to have its county shelters reach no-kill levels by the end of 2016, invites resident...
July 02, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton is hub for July 4th events
Henry County residents can celebrate Independence Day Saturday with all-day events in Hampton. The day will kick off with the fifth annual Firecracker 5K and 10K Road Race benefitting Henry County ...
July 02, 2015 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County: no hot cars for pets
The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department wants pets to be safe and healthy during the hottest months of the year, officials said. With temperatures reaching up to the high 90s in Henry C...
July 02, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joblessness on rise in Henry County, metro, state
Henry County unemployment rose four-tenths of a percentage point between April and May, the Georgia Department of Labor said in a monthly report. It exceeded the metro Atlanta area’s jump from 5.6 ...
July 02, 2015 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Thwarted
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department June 22 and the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, June 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt...
July 01, 2015 06:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terry Harper named Douglasville's July 4 parade grand marshal
The City of Douglasville will continue its 4th of July parade tradition this Saturday at 10 a.m. with Douglasville’s very own baseball legend, former Atlanta Braves player Terry Harper, as grand ma...
July 01, 2015 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson, McCleary, Price seek District 48 seat
After the May 1 death of state Rep. Harry Geisinger of Roswell, his vacant House seat has left candidates Jimmy Johnson, Dave McCleary and Betty Price vying for the post in the July 14 special elec...
July 01, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport West CID announces new security plans
Commercial property owners surrounding the world’s busiest airport are combining resources to increase safety and prevent criminal activity. Leaders of the Airport West Community Improvement Distri...
July 01, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilbur & Rudy's Farmtable offers unique produce, coffee
Milton residents familiar with the old Buice’s General Store on the main corner of the Birmingham Crossroads may have noticed a transformation of the establishment since Ryan and Beth Bowersox took...
July 01, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County insurance agent wins award
The South Atlanta Association of Health Underwriters, which represents more than 50 professional health insurance agents and counselors, recently announced past president Randy McDaniel of Henry Co...
July 01, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton Planning Commission to city: stay rural
Milton residents wanting to preserve the rural look and feel of the community while ensuring responsible development have voiced their concerns through letters and regular attendance of public inpu...
July 01, 2015 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • 30-day project shuts down part of Old Roswell Road
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.30.15 - 02:54 pm
  • Four candidates battling for District 80 seat
    Four attorneys are vying for the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives position in the July 14 special election. Rep. Mike Jacobs, R-Brookhaven, vacated the seat in May after more than a dec...
    July 01, 2015 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Supreme Court decision sways Roswell’s sign rules
    An ordinance about signs residents and businesses place around the city of Roswell is in limbo following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. The court ruled local governments may not regulate sig...
    July 01, 2015 12:10 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fairburn child wins trip to White House
    Fifth-graders at Main Street Academy in College Park may find it difficult to top what their classmate, 10-year-old Corey Jackson Jr., can say he did on his summer vacation – had lunch with first l...
    July 01, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ga. 400 bike ride raises road funds for junior cyclists
    Bicyclists will take over part of one of the area’s busiest roadways to spread safety awareness while raising funds for local groups during the seventh annual Ga. 400 Hospitality Highway Bike Ride ...
    July 01, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb County CEO Ellis found guilty of perjury, extortion charge
    Suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions, has been found guilty of perjury and attempted theft by extortion. The verdicts were announced l...
    July 01, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Joblessness on rise in Fulton County, metro, state
    Fulton County unemployment rose three-tenths of a percentage point between April and May, the Georgia Department of Labor reported in its monthly update. It echoed the metro Atlanta area’s jump fro...
    July 01, 2015 08:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    East Point, Fulton County to residents: have fun, be safe this Fourth
    About 25,000 spectators and revelers are expected to enjoy East Point’s Fourth of July event Saturday from 3 to 11 p.m. at the downtown commons, 2757 East Point St. The event is produced by the Eas...
    July 01, 2015 08:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Most Douglasville council members support budget despite no police raises
    With the exception of City Councilman Mike Miller, who voted against the 2016 budget because it lacked raises for police officers, Douglasville City Council members said they felt the new budget is...
    June 30, 2015 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglasville's $27 million budget will need tax increase
    Douglasville residents could see their city property taxes increase by 30 percent following the council’s passage of the 2016 general fund budget last week. The city’s new fiscal year general fund ...
    June 30, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police: Murder suspect arrested in Cedartown
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Tuesday announced murder suspect Juan Aviilez Dominguez, wanted in the June 22 killing of a man in Sandy Springs, has been taken into custody. According to a new...
    June 30, 2015 04:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Parade, festival highlight holiday in Douglasville
    The annual Douglasville July 4 parade and festival is set for Saturday as the city again honors America with events which officials said are traditionally among the community’s most popular outdoor...
    June 30, 2015 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Supreme Court sways Roswell's sign rules
    An ordinance about signs residents place around the city of Roswell is in limbo following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. A Roswell resident who is selling his home expressed concerns about t...
    June 30, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Committee approves $75,000 grant to keep Genuine Parts
    by Hilary Butschek
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.29.15 - 03:22 pm