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Fulton County Superior Court starts pilot project
The Superior Court of Fulton County Family Division in partnership with Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association Wednesday announced a new pilot project beginning...
August 27, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Local film studio nears announcement of new production
The Paulding Industrial Building Authority is nearing announcement of a new tenant for the county’s film studio and is asking a second prospect to move its start date and use the facility into earl...
August 27, 2014 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas jobless rate increase attributed to seasonal trend
Although the July unemployment rate in Douglasville and Douglas County reflected an increase from June, officials with the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce and city of Douglasville view these as ...
August 27, 2014 04:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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POLITE REMINDER: Cancer patient gives inspiration, comfort to others
Lithia Springs resident Trisha Polite has a word of warning, especially to women. “You can feel healthy and look healthy on the outside, but you may not be healthy on the inside,” she said. This is...
August 27, 2014 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Heritage Society creates interpretive master plan
The Buckhead Heritage Society Wednesday announced it has created an interpretive master plan for the Atlanta community. The society, a nonprofit dedicated to identifying, preserving, and promoting ...
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DeKalb elections calls special election for District 1 commission seat
The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will call for a special election to fill the vacancy in the office of DeKalb County Commissioner, District 1, resulting from the resignation of...
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Home Depot second-quarter profit climbs
Cobb County-based Home Depot’s fiscal second-quarter net income surged 14 percent thanks to a rebound in its spring selling season. The nation’s largest home improvement retailer also raised its an...
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Newell Rubbermaid EVP/CFO leaving company
Sandy Springs-based Newell Rubbermaid announced last week Doug Martin, executive vice president/chief financial officer, has resigned from the company, effective Aug. 24, to accept a senior leaders...
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House committee gives instructions to DeKalb cityhood proponents
On Aug. 26, District 80 State Rep. Mike Jacobs, R-Brookhaven, and District 79 State Rep. Tom Taylor, R-Dunwoody, met with Briarcliff, Lakeside and Tucker cityhood proponents to discuss directions i...
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HGTV selects Buckhead high-rise for Urban Oasis contest
A Buckhead condo valued at over $1 million will be up for grabs as the featured prize in HGTV’s Urban Oasis 2014 contest. The Knoxville, Tenn.-based network has chosen The Residences at Mandarin Or...
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Lawmaker hopes next judge is active in community
A Paulding state legislator would prefer the county’s next Superior Court judge to be both highly knowledgeable of the law and a “participating member of our community,” he said last week. District...
August 26, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport study required for commercial service could take months
Paulding’s airport will begin an environmental study this week that is required before it can serve as metro Atlanta’s second site for commercial airline flights, the airport’s director said. The f...
August 26, 2014 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Water contamination unlikely in Roswell, officials say
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 02:20 pm
  • Master plan for Canton Street alleys released
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 02:00 pm
  • Statewide test raises concerns
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 01:31 pm
  • State panel taking nominations for Paulding Superior Court judge
    The state Judicial Nominating Commission has set a Sept. 5 deadline for nominations for the soon-vacant Superior Court judgeship in the Paulding Judicial Circuit. The commission is to recommend fiv...
    August 26, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Film studio to announce new production soon
    The Paulding Industrial Building Authority is nearing announcement of a new tenant for the county’s film studio and is asking a second prospect to move its start date and use the facility into earl...
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    Labor commissioner: $222M back on state books in 2015
    Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler told about 100 Henry County business leaders last week the state is poised to add more money back into its coffers for programs that will help b...
    August 26, 2014 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hampton Hauler parade rolls out Thursday
    Thursday, Hampton residents and visitors can rev up for the upcoming Atlanta Motor Speedway race weekend during the city’s second Hauler Parade and Speedway Lane Hall of Fame ceremony. The event wi...
    August 26, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton’s jobless rate rises to 8.7 percent
    The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week metro Atlanta joblessness again overtook the state’s rate, which in July was 7.8 percent, ratcheting up to 8.0. Fulton County outstripped them bo...
    August 26, 2014 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding Economic Development hosts annual meeting
    Paulding Economic Development hosted its 2014 annual meeting last week at the Wayne Kirby Community Center in Burnt Hickory Park in north Paulding. The agency, which began operations in early 2011,...
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    DeKalb’s student-run TV station to host auditions for second season
    PDS-TV24, the television station for the DeKalb County School District, will host auditions for its hit teen program “The Bridge.” DeKalb high school students who have a variety of skills and talen...
    August 26, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Big Peach Sizzler 10K to make Labor Day run
    The Big Peach Sizzler 10K returns to Atlanta Monday with a 7:30 am kickoff. The race is expected to attract more than 2,000 runners who will trek down Peachtree Street from the Chamblee MARTA stati...
    August 26, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Yellow Daisy Festival begins next week
    Attendees to Stone Mountain Park Sept. 4 through Sept. 7 will have the opportunity to browse and buy handmade merchandise from more than 400 artists and crafters during this year’s Yellow Daisy Fes...
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    Second phase of Brook Run Park trail complete
    Dunwoody residents have a new place to walk, run and bike with the completion of Phase II of a two-mile multi-use trail at Brook Run Park, 4770 N. Peachtree Road. City Parks and Recreation Manager ...
    August 26, 2014 10:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Common Core defended at public hearing in Dunwoody
    At a public hearing last week held by the state Board of Education at Dunwoody High School, Barbara Hampton, the sixth district representative for the board, listened to parents, teachers and admin...
    August 26, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Price touts bipartisan effort in VA reform
    Health care and bipartisanship were the main topics of District 6 U.S. Rep. Tom Price’s, R-Roswell, visit to the Chamblee Chamber of Commerce breakfast last week. Price, whose territory now include...
    August 26, 2014 09:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta mayor prepares for different kind of runoff
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 01:26 pm
  • Alpharetta targeting December for city center opening
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 01:24 pm
  • Officials report smooth start to school year
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 12:28 pm