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Nunn asks for 5 debates in Senate race
Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn wants five debates with Republican David Perdue leading up to the Nov. 4 general election, with the GOP nominee's campaign suggesting in reply that her pro...
August 01, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recount confirms Woods as GOP state superintendent nom
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Thursday certified the recount for the July 22 primary runoff election results for the Republican state school superintendent candidates, confirming Richard L....
August 01, 2014 09:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia, four other states get one-year ESEA extension
President Barack Obama’s administration Thursday announced five states — Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and South Carolina — have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain ...
July 31, 2014 07:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free soccer tournament Saturday in Doraville
Come and participate in a free soccer tournament Saturday at Honeysuckle Park, 3037 Pleasant Valley Drive in Doraville. This is a community event designed to raise awareness of the Cross Keys Susta...
July 30, 2014 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recount ahead in GOP state school superintendent race
The Georgia secretary of state’s office Tuesday announced it will hold a recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff election between Richard Woods and Michael L. “Mike” Bu...
July 29, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven Planning Commission supports zoning map changes
The Brookhaven Planning Commission voted to recommend adoption of an official zoning map, which includes three amended properties, to the city council. At last week’s meeting, the commission heard ...
July 29, 2014 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven Police search for Subway robbery suspect
Brookhaven Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect in hopes of learning the identity of this individual. A white male entered the Subway at 3929 Peachtree Road July 22, at about 4 p.m. an...
July 23, 2014 08:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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May talks of low county morale in DeKalb
The 7-month-old Chamblee Chamber of Commerce, formed from the Chamblee Business Association, is necessary to give a voice to the businesses in the city, president and board chair Van Pappas said. “...
July 23, 2014 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb ethics chair: investigations moving forward
On the heels of DeKalb Interim CEO Lee May’s executive order that compiles and clarifies ethics rules for all employees and administration and created a new, full-time chief integrity officer, boar...
July 23, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven drafts new tree ordinances
At a special called work session last week, Brookhaven City Council members were presented with the first draft of a new tree ordinance for the city. Councilwoman Rebecca Chase Williams said the ne...
July 23, 2014 12:48 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb voters keep Mann as sheriff, decide school board seats
The results are in for the July 22 runoff elections in DeKalb County. In the special election sheriff’s race for the county, incumbent Jeff Mann gained 40,537 of the total 53,090 votes sweeping the...
July 22, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb polls close; 19K cast ballots
Polls have officially closed in DeKalb County. According to DeKalb County Director of Elections H. Maxine Daniels, about 19,000 registered voters cast their ballots during DeKalb's runoff election....
July 22, 2014 07:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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159,152 Georgians vote early in primary runoff election
Early voting for Tuesday’s primary runoff election ended Friday, and the Georgia secretary of state’s office announced Monday the number of ballots cast during the three-week period, which started ...
July 21, 2014 07:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State complying with new law on school fundraisers
In response to new federal school nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent John Barge and the Georgia Board of Education Friday announced they are initiating the rule-making process to am...
July 20, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Independent Bozarth’s candidacy certified
Finally, it’s official. Buckhead resident Bill Bozarth, independent candidate for the District 54 House of Representative seat, was notified Thursday both the Fulton County Board of Elections and t...
July 18, 2014 07:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changes afoot with Vinings restaurants
The Vinings restaurant scene is undergoing some changes following the July 1 closing of Garrison’s Boiler and Tap in the Vinings Jubilee. Garrison’s, which opened in 1998, was sold to Tom Murphy, o...
July 17, 2014 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panel named to review District 5 commission candidates for DeKalb
DeKalb interim CEO Lee May announced the citizen panel which is reviewing the candidates who have volunteered to fill a temporary appointment to commission District 5 of DeKalb County. The panel co...
July 15, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb passes $555M 2014 mid-year budget
DeKalb County interim CEO Lee May proposed a $555 million tax funds budget, which maintained the property tax rate of 21.21 mills, the same rate as in 2013. “While we are seeing the beginning of an...
July 15, 2014 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven police offers parent-teen driver education classes
In Georgia, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens. In an effort to save lives, the University of Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute has developed a statewide progr...
July 15, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven dancer uses talent to help underprivileged children
A Brookhaven woman has taken her love of dance and turned it into a creative project to help underprivileged children, earning her national recognition. Amanda Harris, a now 20-year-old college stu...
July 15, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school tax rate to remain the same
The DeKalb Board of Education approved last week a resolution for a tax levy to keep the property tax rate the same at 23.98 mills as it was last year. The meeting was the third and final required ...
July 15, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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