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3 cities' police departments to host National Night Out
The Brookhaven, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs police departments will co-host the 2015 National Night Out Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody. The event ...
August 01, 2015 05:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta to host rain barrel workshops Aug. 19, Sept. 23
The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management will host its remaining 2015 rain barrel workshops Aug. 19 and Sept. 23. Sandy Springs resident Lora Fischman and daughter Helen enjoyed the event so ...
August 01, 2015 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kroger hosting job fair to fill 2,000 positions
Cincinnati-based Kroger’s Atlanta division will host a three-day job fair in hopes of filling more than 2,000 open positions for its 185 stores in Georgia, South Carolina and Eastern Alabama. Posit...
July 31, 2015 12:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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High Museum of Art names new director
The High Museum of Art in Midtown Wednesday announced Randall Suffolk has been appointed its new director. Suffolk, who is currently director and president of the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, ...
July 29, 2015 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb County lowers property taxes for first time in 10 years
DeKalb County residents will pay less in taxes this year thanks to a lower millage rate of 20.81 mills, down 0.4 mills from 21.21 mills in 2014, which represents the first downward adjustment of th...
July 29, 2015 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options issues Code Orange smog alert
Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Georgia Department of Transportation, Monday announced it has issued a Code Orange smog alert for Tuesday. A Code Orange alert means the air is unhealthy f...
July 27, 2015 07:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Briarwood Park pool reopens
The city of Brookhaven Thursday announced the Briarwood Park pool will reopen Friday at noon after being closed Thursday to fix a water line break. All necessary repairs have been made to the pool ...
July 24, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA officials promote half-penny sales tax, bus WiFi
Robbie Ashe said he is not completely sure MARTA’s proposed half-penny sales tax will be approved both by the Georgia General Assembly and the state’s voters in 2016, but he has high hopes. “I thin...
July 23, 2015 09:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting in District 80 race starts Monday
Eligible Fulton and DeKalb county voters are encouraged to cast their ballots early for the Aug. 11 special runoff election for the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives seat. Democrat Taylo...
July 22, 2015 04:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burger 21 to open location in Buckhead Monday
Burger 21, an award-winning, Tampa, Fla.-based fast casual franchise, last week announced its second restaurant in Georgia will open in Buckhead this Monday at 4279 Roswell Road, Suite 206 in the C...
July 22, 2015 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Puppetry arts museum to expand world of make believe
This fall the Worlds of Puppetry will finally open its doors to house the most comprehensive puppetry collection. The Center of Puppetry Arts in Midtown will open its new permanent exhibition Nov. ...
July 22, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local organizations, businesses celebrate Americans with Disabilities Act’s 25th year
Local organizations and businesses that aid individuals with disabilities are celebrating a milestone this week. The Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by President George H...
July 21, 2015 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Four candidates battling for District 80 seat
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 12:31 pm
  • Kroger to donate $60,000 in classroom supplies to teachers
    Kroger’s Atlanta division is showing support for metro Atlanta educators by giving away classroom supplies valued at more than $60,000 July 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Teachers are invited to come an...
    July 20, 2015 06:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb Chamber to host reception for Superintendent Green
    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will host the official welcome reception for more than 150 distinguished guests in attendance to meet and support R. Stephen Green, the county’s new school superintendent...
    July 20, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Center for Puppetry Arts’ new exhibit opening Nov. 14
    Officials at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown Tuesday announced details surrounding the grand opening of the Worlds of Puppetry permanent exhibit, which will house the Global Collection gall...
    July 14, 2015 10:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    AAA: Georgia road deaths up over last year
    The annual number of traffic fatalities in Georgia is on pace to rise for the first time in nearly a decade, according to a news release from Tampa, Fla.-based AAA - The Auto Group. As of Tuesday m...
    July 14, 2015 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Updated: Bennett, Davis in runoff for District 80 House seat
    Democrat Taylor J. Bennett and Republican J. Max Davis are heading for an Aug. 11 runoff following Tuesday’s District 80 Georgia House of Representatives special election. With both DeKalb and Fult...
    July 14, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven Police arrest vandalism suspect
    The Brookhaven Police Department Monday announced it has arrested and charged Solomon Danziger, 34, of Chamblee, with burglary in connection with the vandalism that occurred Sunday night at Nuts ’n...
    July 13, 2015 06:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead CID board delays Ga. 400 park design RFPs
    Buckhead officials want to ensure they are on the same page by holding a work session to iron out details regarding a park over Ga. 400 before requesting proposals for its planning and concept desi...
    July 13, 2015 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven council approves negotiations to buy property
    At a special called meeting Friday morning at City Hall, the Brookhaven City Council voted 4-0 to give City Manager Marie Garrett the authority to move forward in negotiations to purchase property ...
    July 10, 2015 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA leader receives national award
    MARTA Thursday announced the American Public Transportation Association has selected its general manager/CEO, Keith T. Parker, as the 2015 Outstanding Public Transportation Manager. This award is i...
    July 09, 2015 07:20 PM | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven decreases tax rate, among lowest in DeKalb
    Brookhaven residents will have one of the lowest property tax rates in DeKalb County at 2.740 mills. The rate had been reduced each year since Brookhaven became a city in 2012, District 1 Councilwo...
    July 08, 2015 05:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former DeKalb CEO Ellis to serve 18 months in prison
    Amid a courtroom packed with supporters and media, former DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis left, escorted by a police officer, to start serving his time in incarceration after Judge Courtney Johnson...
    July 08, 2015 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local back-to-school drives return
    With summer in full swing, several nonprofits and big companies are partnering to have back-to-school-themed drives. These are particularly driven to help students in need to get all the tools requ...
    July 08, 2015 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Rally Foundation bicyclists raise money, awareness
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 05:58 pm