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Buckhead Business Association hands out four awards
The Buckhead Business Association Thursday presented four awards during its signature luncheon at The Estate on Piedmont Road. Albert D. Maslia posthumously received the Karl A. Bevins Service Awar...
July 24, 2014 07:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hansford elected Roswell Municipal Court Judge
Taking home about 60 percent of the votes in a runoff election held Tuesday, Brian Hansford defeated Melanie Ellwanger to become the city judge of Roswell. “I would like to thank the Roswell voters...
July 24, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Officer injured in car wreck on Ga. 400
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 1:33 P.M. WITH THE OFFICER'S NAME) The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday announced one of its officers was involved in a two-car wreck on Ga. 400 South at Northridge Ro...
July 24, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven Police search for Subway robbery suspect
Brookhaven Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect in hopes of learning the identity of this individual. A white male entered the Subway at 3929 Peachtree Road July 22, at about 4 p.m. an...
July 23, 2014 08:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move to Buckhead
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 5:54 P.M. WITH NEW INFO ON THE CYCLORAMA'S NEW FACILITY) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more tha...
July 23, 2014 07:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta approves smaller residential lot sizes
Homes in Alpharetta can be built on smaller lots now that a change to the city’s unified development code has been approved. A split city council voted 4-3 in favor of the change, which creates a n...
July 23, 2014 05:01 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Faces of War relocation plan evoking criticism
Raul Moreno took his family to see the Faces of War memorial in Roswell for Independence Day. An Army veteran, he served in Afghanistan for eight years. He took a pebble from the installation as a ...
July 23, 2014 04:59 PM | 5 5 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell mother fights for VA changes following son's death
After her son’s suicide, Peggy Portwine was devastated by grief. That grief then drove her all the way to Capitol Hill. On July 10, the 62-year-old Roswell resident stood before the House Committee...
July 23, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber celebration benefits north Fulton food bank
The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Jam and Stock the Pantry event returns for its third year, and it is expected to be bigger and better than ever with the move to a new venue — ...
July 23, 2014 04:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Visioning plan set for Arnold Mill Road
Preserving the rural feel along Arnold Mill Road in Milton was important as city officials worked with residents and stakeholders to create a visioning plan for the corridor. City council unanimous...
July 23, 2014 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta gearing up for Old Soldier’s Day parade
The Old Soldier’s Day Parade has been an Alpharetta tradition for more than 60 years. Its historical roots, however, stretch back to the late 1800s. Shortly after the end of the Civil War, veterans...
July 23, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighborhood Watch: Is your car safe?
Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments. BREAK-IN: An unknown suspect was reported to have broken into a vehicle parked outside of Toys R Us in Alpharet...
July 23, 2014 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    07.23.14 - 01:18 pm
  • Paulding voters help Perdue gain GOP Senate nomination
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.23.14 - 09:46 am
  • EPA awards funds for restoration of Proctor Creek Watershed
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday announced it is awarding more than $179,000 to three organizations for the restoration of the Proctor Creek Watershed in northwest Atlanta. Nationa...
    July 23, 2014 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
    (UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 6:15 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM FULTON COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE CANDIDATE JANE BARWICK) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tue...
    July 23, 2014 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chicken Salad Chick to make Alpharetta debut
    Chicken Salad Chick, a fast-casual restaurant company based out of Alabama, is scheduled to open its new franchise location in Alpharetta on August 19. The new restaurant will be located in the Sto...
    July 23, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Commission to vote on rollback millage rate
    Douglas County taxpayers may see a slight decrease on their 2014 county tax bills if the Douglas County Commission approves a property tax rate rollback as proposed. However, the county school boar...
    July 23, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State sends funding to juvenile program
    Douglas County is known throughout the state for positively transforming the lives of Douglas County youth who appeared in juvenile court. For the second year in a row, the state has given the coun...
    July 23, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    TRACK SAFETY: Railroad officials canvass area to inform residents
    Douglasville Police Officer Lt. Brad Loudermilk is in charge of investigating all fatal automobile accidents occurring in the city. Although he has investigated numerous such incidents, the ones in...
    July 23, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dallas mayor in line to head Georgia Municipal Association
    Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin was elected third vice president of the Georgia Municipal Association during the association’s recent annual meeting in Savannah. He is now in line to become president of t...
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    State patrol to establish post in Paulding by spring
    Area motorists will see more Georgia State Patrol officers on county roads by the spring after the state law enforcement agency opens its first Paulding County post, officials said. The post, which...
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    Authority OKs funding for airport assessment
    The Paulding County Airport Authority last week voted to accept a state grant to fund an environmental assessment required before it can receive federal approval for planned passenger airline fligh...
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    Technology, Main Street program moving forward in Stockbridge
    Growth in Stockbridge was the main topic of discussion at a city council meeting last week, especially in regards to a high-speed fiber-optic project and the start-up of a Main Street program. Alle...
    July 23, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry schools earn 100s on final standardized test
    Several Henry County schools earned perfect scores on the final Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests taken in April by students in grades three through eight. All Tussahaw Elementary School third-...
    July 23, 2014 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ola Middle student wins county’s first Harris leadership award
    An eighth-grade Ola Middle School student is excelling in her leadership role with the National Beta Club, including winning the title of Georgia’s Junior Beta vice president. Taylor Johnson, 13, d...
    July 23, 2014 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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