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Buckhead's OK Cafe to reopen in August
OK Café, the popular Buckhead restaurant closed since Dec. 7 due to a fire, is expected to open in August, its co-owner said. It was shuttered because of an electrical fire caused by a neon sign in...
April 16, 2015 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westside Provisions District hosting recycling drive
In partnership with eClaim Recovery Specialists, the Westside Provisions District, 1100 Howell Mill Road in west Midtown, will host an Earth Day drive-through electronics recycling drive Wednesday ...
April 16, 2015 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 8 8 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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Georgia lawmaker pleads guilty to filing false tax form
Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of filing a false tax document and no contest to five counts of mail and wire fraud. The Atlanta Democrat, who resigned his sea...
April 09, 2015 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Executive: Coca-Cola to replace 100 percent of water it uses
Coca-Cola is nearly three-quarters of the way to its goal of by 2020 replacing 100 percent of the water it uses when making its products. That was the one of the messages from Bea Perez, the downto...
April 09, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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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State Rep. Tyrone Brooks resigns
Georgia Rep. Tyrone Brooks has resigned his seat in the state House of Representatives. Brooks on Thursday submitted a letter of resignation to Gov. Nathan Deal. Court records show the Atlanta Demo...
April 09, 2015 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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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State Rep. Tyrone Brooks to enter plea in federal court
Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks is set to enter a plea on federal charges. Court records show the Atlanta Democrat, who was indicted in May 2013 on charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and filing fal...
April 09, 2015 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta council could OK infrastructure project list in May
Three weeks after the city of Atlanta’s voters overwhelmingly approved a 20-year $252.5 million infrastructure bond, the city’s final project list can be approved by the city council as early as ne...
April 08, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
Until recently, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he was not aware of a heroin problem in north Fulton. That all changed, he said, after attending a series of town hall meetings last...
April 08, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA to host hearings on bus service changes
MARTA will hold public hearings on proposed bus service modifications Monday and April 14 and 16 to gather in-put from customers and stakeholders about proposed route modifications. Modifications t...
April 07, 2015 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Stalker
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 8 through 14, and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 6 through 12. Provided by Atlanta Poli...
April 02, 2015 10:09 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead woman one of state’s youngest female advisors
Buckhead resident Mary Lowell Downing, a SunTrust Bank client advisor associate, could be the only woman under 30 in Georgia to hold this client-facing role, according to Jeffrey Seavey, senior vic...
April 02, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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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Fire at Sandy Springs church shuts down Roswell Road
The city of Sandy Springs Wednesday morning announced lanes are beginning to open on Roswell Road at Windsor Parkway following a fire. The fire was reported Wednesday morning at Sentell Southern Ba...
April 01, 2015 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Department of Public Works employees arrested
One week after two Atlanta Department of Watershed Management employees were arrested for stealing city property and selling it, four workers with the city’s Department of Public Works have been ar...
March 31, 2015 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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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Buckhead Heritage Society seeks funds to repair headstones
The Buckhead Heritage Society, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving history in the community, Monday announced upon a recent inspection of Mount Olive Cemetery, society representatives observed thre...
March 30, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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King Center to commemorate 47th anniversary of King’s death
The King Center is remembering the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. with activities announced Tuesday by King Center CEO Bernice A. King. Saturday, the center is call...
March 30, 2015 09:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glenridge Hall to be demolished by owner
It’s official. Glenridge Hall, the 86-year-old, 15,000-square-foot Tudor mansion in Sandy Springs, will be torn down. Calling the decision “an emotional thing,” Mike Rabalais, director of the Glenr...
March 26, 2015 05:42 PM | 12 12 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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