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Transportation funding to dominate 2015 Ga. legislative session
Georgia’s transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol. The search fo...
December 17, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas festivities abound in DeKalb
Although Christmas is just around the corner, there is still time to enjoy plenty of holiday fun in DeKalb County. Decatur and Stone Mountain in particular are still hosting Christmas-themed events...
December 16, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Cross, Atlanta Hawks co-hosting blood drive
The American Red Cross needs blood donations from eligible donors and will host partner with the Atlanta Hawks to co-host a blood drive Dec. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Philips Arena, 1 Philips Dr...
December 16, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lenox Square, Phipps Plaza launch personal shopper service
Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group, owner of Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza malls in Buckhead, Monday announced the launch of its new personal shopper service. Focused on enhancing the customer...
December 16, 2014 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Healthcare joins the city of Brookhaven
Last week, the Brookhaven City Council voted to approve annexation petitions from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Executive Park into city. The hospital, a nonprofit corporation, and Executive...
December 16, 2014 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA predicts record travel volume for holiday season
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA – The Auto Club Group Tuesday announced the year-end holiday season should see the highest travel volume on record (AAA travel data dates back to 2001). AAA projects 98.6 mill...
December 16, 2014 08:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habitat for Humanity’s Atlanta office leader to retire
Americus-based Habitat for Humanity’s Atlanta office earlier this month announced Larrie Del Martin, its longtime president and CEO, will retire effective March 31. During 18 years of her renowned ...
December 12, 2014 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two police officers shot in Decatur
Two police officers were shot in a gun battle Friday morning near the eastern edge of Atlanta, and a suspected gunman was being sought, police said. Both officers were taken to hospitals with what ...
December 12, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA: Ridership up; new bathrooms, security in works
MARTA ridership has increased by 6 to 7 percent in recent fiscal years and as much as a million people per month in fiscal 2015, which started in July. That was some of the news the transportation ...
December 12, 2014 07:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia teens among app developers responding to Ferguson protests
Though the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searchi...
December 11, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local companies, communities win OBIE Awards
Several local businesspeople, businesses and developments were honored by the Greater Atlanta Homebuilders Association during its 34th annual Obie Awards ceremony last month at the Atlanta Marriott...
December 10, 2014 08:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former DeKalb commission chairman dies
Arthur Clifford “Bob” Guhl, a four-term member of the Georgia Senate and the only Republican to serve as DeKalb County Commission Chairman, died Nov. 30, one month after being diagnosed with a fast...
December 09, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory Healthcare president speaks on Ebola and expansion
Emory Healthcare is growing its footprint within the metro Atlanta area with seven hospitals and more than 200 sites in the region. The system’s President and CEO John Fox spoke to the Dunwoody Cha...
December 09, 2014 10:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven Planning Commission denies Kroger gas station
Residents packed city hall last week to hear the Brookhaven Planning Commission follow city staff’s recommendation to deny Kroger a special land use permit for a fuel center at its property in the ...
December 09, 2014 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foundation honors advocates, focuses on gardens
Laura Turner Seydel can’t wait for tonight’s fifth annual Captain Planet Foundation Benefit Gala. The sold-out event at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead, will include honors given to four env...
December 05, 2014 06:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodruff Arts Center gets $38 million grant
The Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown Friday announced it has received a $38 million grant from the downtown Atlanta-based Woodruff Foundation as a lead gift to a new multi-faceted transformational f...
December 05, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA hosting holiday events
MARTA Thursday announced it is hosting a series of pop-up musical events in which members of the Atlanta Dream basketball team will distribute Breeze cards and other giveaways as part of the team’s...
December 04, 2014 05:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs woman named leader of UGA alumni group
Sandy Springs resident Meredith Gurley Johnson, a 2000 graduate of the University of Georgia who has worked in higher education advancement for more than 13 years, Thursday was named executive dire...
December 04, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Humphreys optimistic, cautious about economy
Georgia’s resurgence in manufacturing and construction jobs has Jeffrey Humphreys, Ph.D., optimistic yet cautious about the economy. That was the message Humphreys, director of the University of Ge...
December 04, 2014 12:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory Healthcare, CarePayment offer payment plans
Emory Healthcare is partnering with CarePayment, a national patient financing firm, to offer a flexible payment program for patients, many of whom are faced with rising deductibles and out-of-pocke...
December 04, 2014 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross Keys Foundation sparks year-round community giving
$27,093. That is how much the Cross Keys Foundation said it has helped bring directly to area public school classrooms in recent years. The foundation has helped find funding for more than 73 class...
December 04, 2014 10:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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May announces scholarship ball for DeKalb students
DeKalb County interim CEO Lee May and the We Need 2 Read Foundation will host its black tie holiday scholarship ball. This event is a fundraiser to provide scholarships to deserving DeKalb County h...
December 04, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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75-acre expansion to Fernbank Museum visitor experience announced
Fernbank Museum of Natural History is announcing significant expansion plans, which include 75 acres of outdoor experiences. The announcement largely focuses on 10 acres of all new outdoor experien...
December 04, 2014 10:23 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jester voted District 1 Commissioner in DeKalb's runoff election
The final votes for the Dec. 2 runoff election are in and Republican Nancy Jester will be DeKalb County’s new District 1 County Commissioner. Jester, who gained 3,954 votes, or 75.85 percent of the...
December 02, 2014 09:20 PM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Lovett hosting lecture, art show
    by Staff Reports
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