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Local doctor performs state’s first robotic kidney removal
Dr. Scott Miller, a urologist with Georgia Urology’s Northside Tower robotics office in Sandy Springs, earlier this month performed Georgia’s first robotic kidney removal using Intuitive Surgical’s...
October 20, 2014 06:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County sheriff’s deputies capture Okla. murder suspect
Capt. Jack Oakman of Henry County Sheriff’s Office said that on Friday morning deputies from the Henry County Sheriff’s Fugitive Warrants Unit along with Deputy U.S. Marshals captured Demarcus Jose...
October 19, 2014 06:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two dead in Henry County wrong-way crash
Henry County police were called out early this morning to the site of a head-on collision on I-75 southbound in McDonough that left two dead. At about 1:40 a.m., according to police spokesman Lt. M...
October 17, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven adopts Buford Highway Plan and Opportunity Zone
The Brookhaven City Council took a major step in transforming the Buford Highway area recently, voting unanimously to adopt a five-year redevelopment plan. The council approved the Buford Highway I...
October 17, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County seeking public input on budget
Fulton County residents and stakeholders are invited to give input during an upcoming series of public hearings regarding the 2015 general fund and south Fulton tax district fund budgets. The board...
October 17, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Police investigating commercial burglaries
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 10:10 A.M. WITH THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF THE OTHER BUSINESSES BURGLARIZED) The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Friday it is investigating several commercial burglarie...
October 17, 2014 09:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anonymous gun threat reported on wall at East Paulding High
The Paulding County School District and East Paulding High School administrators are working with the county sheriff’s office on an anonymous threat written on a school restroom wall that indicated...
October 17, 2014 07:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rivers Alive to remove trash, debris from Milton’s streams
Dozens of volunteers are expected to get down and dirty Saturday to clean streams and roadways during Milton’s annual Rivers Alive event sponsored by Milton Grows Green and Bailey Farm and Gardens....
October 16, 2014 04:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council seeks tighter regulation of paint jobs
Under Georgia law, residents in Roswell’s historic district are more or less free to maintain their lawns and paint their buildings however they wish. Now the city is taking action to amend the sta...
October 16, 2014 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell mulls corporate partnership possibilities
Exclusive concession agreements, building naming rights and presenting sponsorship deals for events like Youth Day were all considered at Monday’s council work session at Roswell City Hall. “We wan...
October 16, 2014 04:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Familiar foes face off in 56th district race
The battle for Georgia’s 56th state senate district is a repeat of 2012, as incumbent John Albers, R-Roswell, once again takes on democratic challenger Akhtar Sadiq. Albers bested Sadiq two years a...
October 16, 2014 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman says president should consider ban on West Africa travel
Paulding County's congressman said today President Barack Obama should consider a ban on travel to West African nations affected by the Ebola epidemic. District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Calhoun, ...
October 16, 2014 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avalon details community outreach plans
When Avalon officially opens on Oct. 30, the $600 million mixed-use complex is expected to have a huge economic impact on Alpharetta. But that’s not the only kind of influence North American Proper...
October 16, 2014 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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World famous cycling event comes to Roswell
This weekend, Roswell will be the starting point and finish line for one of the planet’s most prestigious amateur cycling tours. The 2014 Gran Fondo Italia Atlanta-Roswell kicks off Sunday at Roswe...
October 16, 2014 03:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school district establishes new enrollment protocol due to Ebola
The DeKalb County School District notified all principals and administrators that no new students from Ebola-affected West African countries, including Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and other affec...
October 16, 2014 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds turn out for first round of Fulton Schools' redistricting talks
Hundreds of parents poured into Centennial High School’s gymnasium last Wednesday for the first of three north Fulton public school redistricting meetings. The rezoning is spurred by an elementary ...
October 16, 2014 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tornadoes touch down in Vinings, Sandy Springs
The National Weather Service has reported there were five tornadoes in metro Atlanta Tuesday morning, including one each in the Sandy Springs and Vinings areas. According to a public information st...
October 16, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb resolving affected watershed billing accounts
DeKalb County has updated and improved its water billing process as well as investigated solutions for the higher-than-average water bills experienced by some county customers. “Since DeKalb County...
October 16, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep. Scott calls for flight ban, criticizes Obama on Ebola
District 13 U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Jonesboro, was sharply critical of President Barack Obama’s handling of the threat posed by the Ebola virus this week and called on a ban on flights from the af...
October 16, 2014 10:25 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton residents launch baking business
Roswell resident Carol Craig and Milton resident Maureen Logan Underwood established White Blossom Baking Co. this spring after meeting in 2010 and realizing they both had a knack for baking. “We b...
October 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
For Moxie Burger owner Chas D’Huyvetter, his restaurants truly are a family affair. “My dad’s an investor, my mom helped with the color scheme, my brother-in-law does my art and pottery and my sist...
October 15, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not just Home Depot: Hacking is a big problem for small business
It’s not just big businesses such as JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too. The costs associated with comput...
October 15, 2014 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patient with Ebola virus will be transferred to Emory University Hospital
Emory University Hospital anticipates the transfer of a patient from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas later today. The patient is the second of two health care workers infected while ca...
October 15, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta board releases study on police body-worn cameras
The Atlanta Citizen Review Board Tuesday announced it is the city’s first agency to issue a study on the use of body-worn cameras currently being tested by the Atlanta Police Department and pending...
October 15, 2014 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by Christine Fonville
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