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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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven police adopt Nextdoor network for neighborhoods
The Brookhaven Police Department recently announced a partnership with Nextdoor — www.nextdoor.com — the private social network for neighborhoods, to build stronger, safer communities with the help...
September 02, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven Innovation Academy petition denied
The State Charter Schools Commission denied the application of the Brookhaven Innovation Academy to open a charter school but encouraged city officials to re-apply next year. “Even though we asked ...
September 02, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NaturAlmond unaffected by nut butter recalls
Although a broad international recall of almond butter and peanut butter products has forced some companies to take their products off grocery store shelves, Chamblee-based NaturAlmond — which prod...
September 02, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander: Communication important part of police, community relationship
In the aftermath of the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., there has been much talk of police training and the relationship between officers and the c...
September 02, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community questions DeKalb charter system petition
The DeKalb County School District is actively seeking to petition the state board of education to become a full charter system and has held several meetings around the county to engage in citizen i...
September 02, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue Heron Nature Preserve adds 4 acres
The Blue Heron Nature Preserve in Buckhead Thursday announced it is expanding. By adding 4 more acres, the preserve directly connects to the local elementary school and enables construction of a co...
August 28, 2014 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former DeKalb commissioner Boyer charged with stealing county funds
Elaine Boyer, the former commissioner of District 1 in DeKalb County, has been arraigned on charges relating to her embezzlement of county funds and misuse of her county credit card. “As an elected...
August 28, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
August 27, 2014 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DeKalb ethics board dismisses complaints
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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...
    August 26, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 6 6 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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    DeKalb hiring 15 E911 operators
    The DeKalb County 911 Communications Department is seeking qualified applicants to join its communications team. Fifteen E911 Operator positions are currently open. Candidates can apply during a th...
    August 25, 2014 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Holy Innocents’ participates in ice bucket challenge
    In a video posted to YouTube Friday, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Head of School Paul Barton, left, and the Rev. Ned Mulligan, the school’s chaplain, took the ice bucket challenge for ALS after...
    August 22, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia moves up seven spots in ACT rankings
    The 2014 ACT (American College Testing) results show Georgia moved up seven spots from 37th in 2013 to 30th this year. The 2014 ranking puts the state at the top of the pack among its Southeastern ...
    August 20, 2014 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Park qualifies for Brookhaven's District 2 council seat
    Longtime resident and software engineer John Park has qualified to run for the open District 2 seat on the Brookhaven City Council. The one-time technical consultant for Bioterrorism and Emergency ...
    August 19, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven announces new toy donation policy
    The city of Brookhaven recently announced it will begin reviewing toys donated at city parks to ensure the safety of all Brookhaven’s park users, especially children. A neighborhood tradition of le...
    August 19, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    First week back goes well for DeKalb students
    Aug. 11 marked the first day back to school for DeKalb County students and according to principals at Montgomery Elementary in Brookhaven, Peachtree Charter Middle in Dunwoody and Tucker High in Tu...
    August 19, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb County District Attorney recognized with award
    DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James was recently honored as the recipient of the My Brother’s Keeper award, an award which is given annually to a person who works to address and improve is...
    August 19, 2014 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta video goes viral
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Rewind the Future video by its Strong4Life division went viral last week, and now has more than six million views. The video gives viewers a dose of reality when ...
    August 16, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Economic development chief lauds Sandy Springs, Dunwoody
    The state’s economic development chief is touting area officials and merchants for their contributions to the current business and residential climate. Chris Carr, commissioner of the Georgia Depar...
    August 16, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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