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Survey: Nearly 90% of people pleased with state courthouses
The first statewide survey to gauge the satisfaction of Georgia’s court users found that most people leaving state courthouses had a positive experience. Almost 90 percent of courthouse visitors an...
April 01, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smog season starts Wednesday
Smog season in metro Atlanta begins Wednesday, as rising temperatures contribute to worsening air quality during the hottest months of the year. Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Georgia De...
March 31, 2015 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors honors top members
The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Wednesday honored the members who have sold more than $3 million in commercial real estate through recognition at its annual Million Dollar Club banquet at ...
March 31, 2015 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior students serve community at Chamblee Charter High
Senior students at Chamblee Charter High School will participate in a day of giving back to the community during the third annual Senior Service Day event Thursday. Students will be volunteering at...
March 31, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talented child remembered through Decatur foundation
She could dance, swim and run. She was bilingual. She had a love and passion for the arts rarely seen at such a young age. She was kind, empathetic, enthusiastic and made friends wherever she went,...
March 31, 2015 09:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bank of North Georgia CEO talks banking rebound in Dunwoody
Although there have certainly been challenges, Rob Garcia, president and CEO of Bank of North Georgia, said banking is an industry that has persevered and is making a comeback. At a Dunwoody Chambe...
March 31, 2015 08:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discover DeKalb launches new dining website
Discover DeKalb announces the launch of Off The Eatin’ Path’s own website — www.OffTheEatinPath.com. Starting as casual sales meetings over lunch with the department’s staff, a full-on blog was for...
March 26, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA study finds 6 of 10 teens in car crashes distracted
The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, accor...
March 26, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta ranks third in EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities list
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday released its seventh annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star-certified buildings in 2014 and the city of...
March 25, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary of state's corporate registration ends April 1
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Wednesday announced he is reminding officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia the annual registration renewal period has begun...
March 25, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodward student wins State Spelling Bee
Woodward Academy Tuesday announced eighth-grader Mona Mahadevan won the 54th Georgia Association of Educators’ State Spelling Bee Friday at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. Mahadevan c...
March 24, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Urban Coop Tour this weekend in Decatur
DeKalb County residents who are interested in bringing a little bit of the farm to their own backyards can attend the eighth annual Urban Coop Tour hosted by The Wylde Center in Decatur. The tour w...
March 24, 2015 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thurmond on the DeKalb school district: ‘Our diversity is a strength’
“Since I’ve had this opportunity to serve as superintendent, it’s changed my focus on what public service is all about,” said DeKalb County School District Superintendent Michael Thurmond. “Now my ...
March 24, 2015 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven resident shares story of vision-saving surgery
Earlier this year, Gov. Nathan Deal declared March Eye Donor month in Georgia and for one Brookhaven resident, a cornea transplant saved his vision and changed his life. Kelvin Davis said although ...
March 24, 2015 10:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: Inaugural Brookhaven event this weekend
This weekend, Brookhaven residents can enjoy the start of spring at the city’s inaugural Cherry Blossom Festival. The free, three-day event will be at Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, an...
March 24, 2015 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven offers mobile service for reporting problems
Brookhaven now offers CitySourced, a smart phone app for citizens to report problems like potholes, code violations or traffic signal outages. The mobile service is available for iPhone, Android, W...
March 23, 2015 04:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside's Sleep Disorders Center hosting open house
Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs will host a community open house of its new state-of-the-art Sleep Disorders Center, 993-C Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 100, Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Guests wi...
March 23, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Symposium to focus on curbing plastic pollution
Georgia State University, the David J. Sencer Museum of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Plastic Pollution Coalition will co-host the 2015 Welch Symposium: Plastic GYRE: Artis...
March 23, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boyer sentenced to 14 months in prison
A former DeKalb County commissioner who admitted to stealing taxpayer money was sentenced to federal prison Friday. Elaine Boyer, 58, of Stone Mountain, was sentenced to 14 months. Boyer used her c...
March 23, 2015 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school board to address allegations against Orson April 1
Statement from Melvin Johnson, chair of the DeKalb County Board of Education, regarding Marshall Orson, member of the DeKalb County Board of Education: “Recent news reports and communications from ...
March 20, 2015 05:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb officer who shot man had no serious discipline issues
An Atlanta-area police officer who fatally shot an unarmed naked man recently was well regarded by his superiors and had no significant disciplinary problems prior to the shooting, according to per...
March 19, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools, organizations offer abudance of summer camps
Schools will be out for the summer starting in May, but there will be plenty of activities at local summer camps to keep children busy. Camp registration is now open for organizations, schools and ...
March 18, 2015 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emerald Ball to benefit at-risk children
The 88th annual Emerald Ball dedicated to support the city’s most disadvantaged at-risk children and youth will take place March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The bal...
March 18, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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CASA event to raise funds for state’s foster children
The 11th annual Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates Luncheon and Fashion Show will take place March 25 at 11 a.m. The show will be held at the Piedmont Driving Club in Midtown in honor of Mil...
March 18, 2015 04:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • The Epstein School names new leader
    by Neighbor Staff
    03.10.15 - 03:17 pm