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City of Brookhaven hosting three events
The city of Brookhaven will host three events in the next two weeks: o As part of Georgia Cities Week, the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department is asking the youth of the city to get involved...
April 20, 2015 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options encouraging green commutes
With Earth Day this Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Transportation Monday announced it is encouraging metro Atlantans to turn their commutes green through the Georgia Commute Options program. ...
April 20, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former DeKalb commissioner's chief of staff indicted for theft
A DeKalb County grand jury indicted Robert Lundsten on six counts of theft by taking and three counts of making false statements. Lundsten served as former Commissioner Elaine Boyer’s chief of staf...
April 16, 2015 02:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials to open Saturday
Atlanta now has a permanent place where residents can bring items that cannot be recycled through normal means. The Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials (CHaRM) in southeast Atlanta will open Satur...
April 15, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options hosting Be the Solution activities
Georgia Commute Options, a Georgia Department of Transportation program designed to encourage alternatives to driving to work alone, Wednesday announced it is planning a week’s worth of activities ...
April 14, 2015 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA changes pickup location for Braves shuttle
MARTA Friday night announced a change in the pickup location for its Braves shuttle. Effective Saturday, the new pickup location will be on the Forsyth Street side of the MARTA Five Points station....
April 12, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven official releases statement on firing
Thursday, Brookhaven Communications Director Rosemary Taylor released a statement regarding the incident at the city’s Cherry Blossom Festival March 27 through 29 that led to her firing. Taylor was...
April 09, 2015 04:17 PM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Timeless lady
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 15 through 30 and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 21 through 27. Provided by Sandy Sprin...
April 09, 2015 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Explorers learn police work
The Sandy Springs Police Department has a youth program called Police Explorers to teach all things police to residents 14 and older. The program was originally created by the Boy Scouts in partner...
April 09, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Brookhaven official fired for comment at festival
An official with the city of Brookhaven was fired Monday because of a comment she allegedly made about two teen models during the city’s Cherry Blossom Festival March 27 through 29. Communications ...
April 08, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thurmond proposes pay hike for DeKalb teachers
Salary increases may be on the way for DeKalb County School District teachers and employees and they may add an additional $20 million to the district budget for fiscal year 2015-16. In a business ...
April 07, 2015 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 26 26 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 | 27 27 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 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 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 | 26 26 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 | 31 31 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 | 29 29 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 | 32 32 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 | 30 30 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 | 31 31 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 | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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