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Atlanta, Fulton school districts get grants
The State Board of Education Friday announced it has awarded Striving Reader grants to schools in 15 Georgia school districts, including the Atlanta and Fulton County ones. The Cobb County district...
February 28, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Propane gas study: Georgia's demand 226.1 million gallons
The Propane Education & Research Council, a Washington-based, congressionally authorized check-off and national energy organization, Tuesday released the findings in its economic impact study about...
February 27, 2015 06:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraising for PATH400 to get increased support
Livable Buckhead Inc. will be getting increased financial resources this year to be used toward fundraising efforts for the PATH400 Greenway Trail. At its monthly meeting Tuesday at Tower Place, th...
February 25, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Some friend
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Feb. 13 through 19. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit re...
February 25, 2015 02:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Trust, Fox Theatre partner for Midtown gala
With the 2014-15 season marking the 40th anniversary celebration of the Save the Fox Theatre campaign, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is partnering with the iconic Midtown theater for ...
February 25, 2015 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: All local school districts cancel classes again
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 8:29 P.M. WITH NEWS THAT ALL THREE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE CANCELLED THURSDAY'S CLASSES) Another day of inclement weather and/or predicted winter storms meant another day ...
February 23, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary Club of Buckhead honors Cinnabon's Kat Cole
The Rotary Club of Buckhead Saturday night honored one of Atlanta’s biggest stars in business. At its annual Foundation Ball at Cherokee Town Club in Buckhead, the organization lauded Kat Cole, new...
February 22, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools to host cluster, charter meetings
Atlanta Public Schools will host cluster planning and charter system advisory committees this year to get the public’s input on developing the district’s cluster plans and charter system applicatio...
February 22, 2015 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton names finalist for new county manager
Effective Monday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners has designated a single finalist for the position of county manager, Fulton announced Monday. Richard “Dick” Anderson, who has served as c...
February 20, 2015 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County schools cancel classes; Atlanta, Cobb open
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH NEWS THAT THE FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS DISTRICT CANCELLED FRIDAY CLASSES) With the National Weather Service issuing a winter weather advisory for north Georgia, inclu...
February 20, 2015 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Residents, city officials meet on Lake Forrest dam issue
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.12.15 - 04:45 pm
  • MARTA apologizes for mechanical problems
    MARTA announced Thursday afternoon it apologizes for the mechanical problems on the rail system Thursday morning that impacted customers during one of the coldest days of the year. As a result, six...
    February 19, 2015 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Early voting for infrastructure bond referendum starts Monday
    The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections Tuesday announced it will host early voting for the city of Atlanta’s March 17 $250 million infrastructure bond referendum special electio...
    February 19, 2015 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta City Council approves equal pay for equal work
    At its meeting Tuesday, the Atlanta City Council approved legislation to ensure all female city employees receive equal pay for equal work. The legislation was introduced by District 11 Councilwoma...
    February 19, 2015 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local high schools named AP Honor Schools
    State School Superintendent Richard Woods Wednesday named 609 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools, and the four local public high schools were named to some of those lists. AP courses and exams a...
    February 19, 2015 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dogs, officers form efficient partnership
    The K-9 unit’s role within the Sandy Springs Police Department is very specific and key to the city. The dogs are able to perform certain tasks more efficiently than police officers can, officer Mi...
    February 18, 2015 06:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven resident invents new phone
    Nebi Erdogan, a Brookhaven resident, has developed a Voice Over Internet Protocol-optimized, dual- subscriber identity module smartphone that allows users to have voice-text service without the nee...
    February 18, 2015 06:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fox Theatre brings friendship story to stage
    The Fox Theatre opens its doors tonight to welcome “Wicked” as a part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta’s 2014-15 series. Playing through March 8, “Wicked” is based on Gregory Maguire’s b...
    February 18, 2015 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta council approves district’s school bus cameras
    (UPDATED THURSDAY AT 1:29 P.M. WITH INFO ON FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS' BUS CAMERAS) At its meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Atlanta City Council voted 11-1 to partner with the Atlanta Public Schools dist...
    February 18, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Not playing games
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Feb. 1 through 7. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White. Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Poli...
    February 18, 2015 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sen. Tate files a bill to annex Braves back into Atlanta
    A bill filed in the Georgia General Assembly Feb. 10 proposes to annex the property where the new Atlanta Braves stadium is being built into the city of Atlanta. Senate Bill 96, filed by District 3...
    February 18, 2015 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    WellStar, Emory health systems talk merger
    WellStar Health Systems and Emory Healthcare announced plans to discuss a merger last week, and WellStar’s CEO said the proposed new corporation will be the largest of its kind in the Southeast. Af...
    February 18, 2015 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Congressmen accuse Atlanta mayor of discrimination in firing of fire chief
    Members of Georgia's congressional delegation have written a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calling the termination of the city's former fire chief a violation of free speech and religious free...
    February 18, 2015 11:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Couples share secrets to long-lasting marriages
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:39 pm
  • Companies use customized medicine for better care
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:32 pm
  • Cedar Club to raise funds for children’s hospital
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:28 pm
  • GDOT: 285/400 interchange work to start in 2016
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.06.15 - 06:40 pm
  • Film regulations coming to city streets
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.05.15 - 01:16 pm
  • Dam project may close road for a year
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.15 - 05:45 pm