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Council's Moore continues request for records
District 9 Atlanta City Councilwoman Felicia Moore, who represents part of Buckhead, cited several national examples of governments that allow for access to municipal financial records and transpar...
October 30, 2014 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Contemporary Art Center names new curator
The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center in west Midtown Thursday announced the appointment of Daniel Fuller as its new curator. Fuller, the director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine Colleg...
October 30, 2014 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student: Nava Amalford
Woodward Academy’s Nava Amalford has blazed quite a trail during her high school career. The senior from Alpharetta has hit the books and excelled in areas beyond the classroom en route to putting ...
October 30, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools' results mixed on graduation rates
The Georgia Department of Education released high school graduation rates Thursday, and local school had mixed results. In Buckhead, North Atlanta’s rate of 73.5 percent was well above the Atlanta ...
October 30, 2014 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eight local contested races on ballot
Following months of campaigning, the 2014 general election will arrive Tuesday with two high-profile races at the top of the ballot and eight more contested local ones toward the bottom of it. In t...
October 29, 2014 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ballot to include amendments, referendum
In addition to the candidates up vying for public office, Tuesday’s general election ballot will include two proposed constitutional amendments and one statewide referendum. Amendment A asks voters...
October 29, 2014 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local health care professionals offer flu season advice
With influenza season under way, local health care professionals are encouraging residents to take steps to avoid the illness. Flu season typically starts in October, peaks between December and Feb...
October 29, 2014 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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High Museum of Art director stepping down
The High Museum of Art in Midtown Wednesday announced Michael E. Shapiro, its Nancy and Holcombe T. Green Jr. director since 2000, will leave the position in August. Shapiro has been part of the Hi...
October 29, 2014 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glenridge Hall on organization's 2015 Places in Peril list
The Midtown-based Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Wednesday announced its 2015 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state, and one of them is Glenridge Hall in Sandy Springs. In July Glenridge...
October 29, 2014 10:32 AM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday’s Halloween rush could be year’s worst traffic day
With Halloween Friday, Georgia Commute Options, an organization promoting public transit, carpools and vanpools, is encouraging metro Atlantans to plan ahead for the traffic associated with the hol...
October 28, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED; State releases early voting numbers
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 5:03 P.M. WITH UPDATED EARLY VOTING NUMBERS) The Georgia secretary of state’s office Friday released a summary of early voting data for the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting ...
October 24, 2014 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County hosting job recruitment event
Fulton County’s North Fulton Career Center, 7741 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs, will host an airport employment and training center recruitment event Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The training cent...
October 24, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • $3.8 million Buckhead home sold
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  • Fort Peachtree to reopen Thursday
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  • Barge endorses democrat for superintendent
    Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official. Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will contin...
    October 23, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Strange Encounter
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Oct. 5 through 11, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Oct. 10 through 16. — Provided by Atlanta Po...
    October 23, 2014 02:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Atlanta High to host open house
    North Atlanta High School, 4111 Northside Pkwy. in Buckhead, will host a community open house Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Prospective students and their families can learn more about the school’s u...
    October 22, 2014 04:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Johnson challenging Hill for District 6 Senate seat
    Democratic candidate Antron Johnson, a business owner seeking political office for the first time, will challenge District 6 State Sen. Hunter Hill for his seat in the Nov. 4 general election. The ...
    October 22, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Beskin, Bozarth, Gibeling battling for District 54 House post
    Republican Beth Beskin, independent Bill Bozarth and Democrat Bob Gibeling are battling for the District 54 state House seat in the Nov. 4 general election. Beskin defeated John McCloskey with 84 p...
    October 22, 2014 12:05 AM | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Moore to discuss requests for transparency Wednesday
    District 9 Atlanta City Councilwoman Felicia Moore, who represents part of Buckhead, will discuss her latest requests for access to all city of Atlanta accounts payable financial records and transp...
    October 21, 2014 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Council approves creation of Bellwood Quarry committee
    The Atlanta City Council Monday approved a resolution creating a 16-member advisory committee to make recommendations on the redevelopment of Bellwood Quarry, a site in northwest Atlanta the city b...
    October 21, 2014 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State releases update on registered voters
    The secretary of state’s office Tuesday released updated information on the number of eligible Georgia voters registered for the Nov. 4 general election. The state currently has 6.04 million regist...
    October 21, 2014 11:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County seeking public input on budget
    Fulton County residents and stakeholders are invited to give input during an upcoming series of public hearings regarding the 2015 general fund and south Fulton tax district fund budgets. The board...
    October 17, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Funny Money
    Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department, Oct. 3 through 9. Reports from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, were not submitted by press time. — ...
    October 16, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta board releases study on police body-worn cameras
    The Atlanta Citizen Review Board Tuesday announced it is the city’s first agency to issue a study on the use of body-worn cameras currently being tested by the Atlanta Police Department and pending...
    October 15, 2014 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Taste of Atlanta to include over 90 local restaurants
    Ten blocks of Tech Square in Midtown are expected to come alive Oct. 24 through 26 with stimulating smells and titillating tastes as the Taste of Atlanta returns for its 13th year. “Something that’...
    October 15, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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