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USAA, AT&T urging residents not to text while driving
The United Services Automobile Association (USAA), in partnership with AT&T, are encouraging drivers across the nation and in metro Atlanta to pledge to not text and drive Friday, an annual day of ...
September 16, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New high-end, mixed-use project comes to Perimeter
Hotel Development Partners announced the acquisition of a prime hotel site on Ashford Dunwoody Road near Perimeter Mall for the development of the 132-room Hampton Inn & Suites, which will be the l...
September 16, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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PDK to host Atlanta Warbird Weekend, WWII veteran tribute
DeKalb-Peachtree Airport will be transformed into a World War II airfield Sept. 27 and 28 when a squadron of vintage military aircraft from across the U.S. descend on the former Navy training base ...
September 16, 2014 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school district boosts budget surplus to $30.9M
The DeKalb County School District recently announced a 35 percent increase in its surplus for fiscal 2014, reporting an additional $10.9 million in reserves over the $20 million surplus previously ...
September 16, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pike Nurseries to hire 150 seasonal employees this fall
Duluth-based Pike Nurseries, the nation’s largest independent garden retailer, Tuesday announced it is hiring about 150 seasonal associates at its locations in metro Atlanta, Greensboro and Ballant...
September 16, 2014 10:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kittredge Magnet School hosts fall family event
On Friday, Kittredge Magnet School will invite its students and families to the second fall family picnic, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event will be on the back field at the school, 1663 E. Nancy Cr...
September 16, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five qualify for District 1 commission seat in DeKalb
The field of qualified candidates for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat is at five. Those candidates are Wendy Butler, of Brookhaven, Larry Danese, of Brookhaven, Nancy Jester, of Dunwoo...
September 16, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Martin’s launches new technology program
A Brookhaven school is equipping its students with the latest technology and devices to enhance learning in a 21st-century environment. St. Martin’s Episcopal School, at 3110-A Ashford Dunwoody Roa...
September 16, 2014 09:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schenck head of school to retire next year
The Schenck School in Sandy Springs Tuesday announced the retirement of Head of School Gena Calloway, effective at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Since taking the leadership helm in 2000, Ca...
September 15, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: New school leaders hit ground running this year
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:08 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON ATLANTA GIRLS' SCHOOL'S JOAN KING AND REACCREDITATION) Editor’s note: In its Aug. 6 back-to-school edition, the Neighbor Newspapers did not inter...
September 10, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candlelight vigil tonight for National Suicide Prevention Week
Survivors of suicide and mental health advocates will join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s metro Atlanta chapter today at 8 p.m. in a candlelight vigil at Piedmont Park in Midtown ...
September 10, 2014 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern Express Airways expands regional service
Southern Airways Express is expanding regional passenger service from Memphis, Tenn. The Olive Branch, Miss.-based company said last week it was adding more flights to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport and ...
September 09, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams announces run for state Senate District 42 seat
Georgia State Senate candidate Republican Greg Williams recently hosted his fall campaign kickoff event at the DeKalb GOP headquarters. Williams is running for the state Senate seat vacated by Jaso...
September 09, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven City Council revises tree ordinance
After lengthy debate and a tremendous amount of public input, the Brookhaven City Council adopted a revised tree ordinance designed to preserve the city’s tree canopy, protect the wooded character ...
September 09, 2014 12:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jester to run for District 1 Commission seat in DeKalb
At one of her well-known coffee talk events last week, Nancy Jester announced her bid for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat. Jester, a former county school board member who was one of th...
September 09, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Perimeter College celebrates 50 years
This year marks a milestone for Georgia Perimeter College as the school celebrates its 50th anniversary. Starting out as DeKalb College in 1964, the school was the first and only two-year college i...
September 09, 2014 12:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third patient with Ebola virus disease arrives at Emory University Hospital
A third patient with Ebola virus disease arrived at Emory University Hospital Tuesday morning, Sept. 9, at about 10:25 a.m. The patient was transported by air ambulance from West Africa. The patien...
September 09, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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1 charge dropped against suspended DeKalb CEO Ellis
Prosecutors have dropped one of the criminal charges against Burrell Ellis, the suspended CEO of DeKalb County. The dismissed charge accused Ellis of canceling the contract of a former county insid...
September 05, 2014 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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State honored; Ga. 400 lanes shifting this weekend
The State Road and Tollway Authority was recently honored with the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Transportation Achievement Award for Operations for the planning and communications associa...
September 05, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former DeKalb commissioner Boyer pleads guilty to wire, mail fraud
Former DeKalb County District 1 Commissioner Elaine Boyer pled guilty to wire fraud and mail fraud at a court hearing Sept. 3 where she confirmed that with the aid of an unnamed advisor, she stole ...
September 04, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men’s Leadership Breakfast set for Thursday
The Partnership Against Domestic Violence will host the Men’s Leadership Breakfast Thursday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta, 3300 Peachtree Road in Buckhead. This event will focu...
September 02, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Infinite Campus provides new portal for DeKalb parents and students
The DeKalb County School District announced its new and updated campus portal, a confidential and secure website that allows parents and guardians to log in and view their children’s progress in sc...
September 02, 2014 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DeKalb hiring 15 E911 operators
    by Staff Reports
    08.25.14 - 04:22 pm