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Westminster debate team wins national tournament
Westminster senior Anish Dayal, 17, and junior Harrison Hall 16, won the 61st Barkley Forum National policy debate tournament, a prestigious invitational event with a field comprised of the top 230...
February 05, 2016 07:02 PM | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Fran’s top HIV doc aids Fulton in launching new clinic
Flanked by veteran California warriors in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John Eaves and the leadership of the county’s health services department Friday a...
February 05, 2016 06:37 PM | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park crime stoppers reward at $10K
College Park Police detectives and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are asking the public for information regarding a fatal car crash Sunday morning, Jan. 31 in Atlanta. A reward of up to $10,000 is ...
February 05, 2016 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont Henry: don't let Super Bowl break your heart
Want to have a good time watching the game this Sunday but don’t want to kill your New Year’s resolution to be a healthier you? Consider these tips brought to you by Piedmont Heart Institute in hon...
February 05, 2016 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to host AARP mature driving course
The Fulton County Senior Multipurpose Facilities will host four AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving refresher courses in February, including one Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dorothy C. Benson Seni...
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City delays lane closures on Sandy Springs Circle
The city of Sandy Springs Friday announced planned February lane closures for road construction on Sandy Springs Circle have been postponed until late spring. The delay is to provide added time for...
February 05, 2016 03:02 PM | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins Monday in Douglas for presidential primary, ESPLOST
Douglas County voters can cast ballots before election day beginning Monday for Georgia’s Presidential Preference Primary and a county referendum for continuation of the current education special p...
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2016 Georgia Legislative Session highlights
The 2016 Georgia Legislative Session began Jan. 11 and is still ongoing, and so far there have been a number of items put forth of interest to DeKalb residents. Here are some of the most noteworthy...
February 05, 2016 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County state rep advocates high school sports reform
Two sides are facing off in a sports battle that has nothing to do with the Super Bowl. In the state Legislature, Henry County delegate District 111 State Rep. Brian Strickland, R-McDonough, said h...
February 05, 2016 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County transit on tap; input needed
Passenger vans to senior centers and Xpress buses to downtown Atlanta are not enough anymore for Henry County residents. More than 50 percent of a recent ad-hoc focus group said they are willing to...
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Paulding Republicans electing delegates in possible step toward national convention
The Paulding County Republican Party will host a Precinct Mass Meeting at Audry's Restaurant in Dallas in a possible first step toward representing Georgia at this year's national convention. Atten...
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Douglas school board honors system's top counselors
Douglas County Board of Education recognized its top elementary, middle and high school counselors with awards during its monthly meeting Feb. 1. Elementary Counselor of the Year was awarded to Col...
February 05, 2016 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas commissioners approve animal shelter construction bid
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.16 - 08:41 am
  • Early voting begins Monday in Paulding for presidential primary
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.03.16 - 06:27 pm
  • Course opponent hoping county repairs damage at Douglas nature preserve
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.03.16 - 05:23 pm
  • GBI says two alleged Paulding heroin sellers part of larger operation
    Two 19-year-olds arrested in October in Paulding County on drug charges were later found to be part of a major regional drug operation based in Cobb County, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation news r...
    February 05, 2016 09:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cobb County to host early voting starting Monday
    Starting Monday, the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration will open three early voting locations for registered voters to cast their ballots for the March 1 presidential preference prima...
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    Officials, residents fed up with Buckhead park’s sewage spills
    Mary Norwood has had enough. The Post 2 at-large Atlanta City Council member Wednesday said she would at the city’s utilities committee meeting Tuesday introduce a resolution “to fix the sewage-fil...
    February 04, 2016 10:31 PM | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County Schools to launch school bus cameras
    The Fulton County School System Thursday announced it will activate its new bus stop arm cameras Monday, with a 30-day warning period on tickets to allow drivers to become familiar with the new saf...
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    Double Zero relocating to DeKalb County
    The Sandy Springs Italian restaurant Double Zero Napoletana, which has been a good representative of the city’s diverse food options, is moving to Emory Village in DeKalb County. The restaurant ope...
    February 04, 2016 08:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Motor Speedway owner joins NASCAR Hall Of Fame
    Speedway Motorsports Inc. founder and Executive Chairman O. Bruton Smith recently was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. “For nearly 60 years, my life’s work has been to build first-rate facili...
    February 04, 2016 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb’s new Board of Ethics: Meet Greg Russell
    As part of an ethics referendum that passed last November, a new seven-member ethics board was appointed by separate DeKalb County organizations and individuals. The DeKalb Neighbor will be introdu...
    February 04, 2016 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sen. Beach: Horse racing legislation ‘making great strides’ in state Capitol
    Proposals for a constitutional amendment and a bill to allow for horse racing is on the move after passing a Senate committee in the state legislature Jan. 27. The legislation now must go before th...
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    Sandy Springs to buy Hammond Road property
    A lot on Hammond Drive at Lorell Terrace in Sandy Springs could be purchased by the city with intensions to widen Hammond in the future to improve traffic with a right-of-way. “It is something that...
    February 04, 2016 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Knock, knock
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2 substa-tion, which includes Buck-head, Jan.10 through 30 and the Sandy Springs Police Department from Jan. 22 through 28. — Provided...
    February 04, 2016 12:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb School District earns back full accreditation
    The DeKalb School District has completed the necessary steps to move from an accredited-under-review status back to being fully accredited. AdvancED, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that co...
    February 04, 2016 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia State Rep. creates map for South Fulton annexation
    District 62 State Rep. LaDawn Blackett Jones, D-Atlanta, has prepared a map of south Fulton’s unincorporated areas that consolidates them into a single city. She said the map represents a “Plan B” ...
    February 04, 2016 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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