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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Massage Scam
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department April 24 through 30 and May 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Depart...
May 21, 2015 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Atlanta High principal completing first year
The student body at North Atlanta High School in Buckhead welcomed Curtis Douglass, who is completing his first year as principal at the school. “This was an awesome year,” said Frankie Williams, c...
May 21, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia State Patrol enforcing "slow poke" law
The Georgia State Patrol says officers have written about 270 tickets under a law that makes it illegal to block faster drivers in the left-hand lane. The state's so-called "slow poke" law took eff...
May 18, 2015 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead’s Atlanta council reps addressing permit issues
Following a fire in December that temporarily closed OK Café in Buckhead, the restaurant is expected to reopen in August, four months after the co-owner said she hoped it would. Susan DeRose, who c...
May 18, 2015 02:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public safety officials launching "Click it or Ticket"
Georgia public safety officials say they're planning to participate in several traffic safety campaigns during the Memorial Day travel period. Governor's Office of Highway Safety officials say thei...
May 16, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeni's resumes ice-cream making after recall
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says it has restarted production after a massive recall triggered by the discovery of listeria in some pints. The company traced the source to a machine in its Columbus k...
May 14, 2015 10:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta hires bicyle planner to oversee citywide bike projects
The city of Atlanta has hired an official who will work to make the city more bike-friendly. Officials said in a statement Thursday that a full-time bicycle planner, engineer and advocate has been ...
May 14, 2015 09:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI investigates pornographic image on Buckhead billboard
The FBI is investigating who possibly hacked an electronic billboard after it displayed a pornographic image in Georgia. According to reports, an electronic advertisement billboard in Buckhead disp...
May 14, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Busted
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, April 26 through May 2, and the Sandy Springs Police Department April 24 through 30. Provided by Atlanta...
May 13, 2015 06:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Case of stolen Mercedes-Benz, fraud still ongoing
A year and a half after two suspects were arrested for stealing a car at Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead as part of a crime ring that could include the fraudulent purchases of dozens of vehicles, the cas...
May 13, 2015 06:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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2015 graduation ceremonies
Editor’s note: the following list of graduation ceremonies was compiled based on information from the schools’ websites and their staff. Atlanta Country Day: May 21 at 6:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza Atlan...
May 13, 2015 06:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local companies, workers honored by Ga. Commute Options
Four local companies and two area employees late last month were honored during the Georgia Commute Options’ Be the Solution awards ceremony at the Commerce Club in downtown Atlanta. The event reco...
May 13, 2015 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Braves announce plans for ‘world-class, four-star’ hotel
    by Ricky Leroux
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.05.15 - 01:49 pm
  • Buckhead's LJ Lewis Silver offers gifts with ‘personal touch’
    LJ Lewis Silver in Buckhead sets itself apart for hand-engraving silver and pewter products by providing customer service and quality, according to its owner, Lana Lewis. The company, which began 1...
    May 13, 2015 05:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lovett valedictorian taking talents to Vanderbilt
    Lovett School senior Mary Anderson’s high school run is a done deal and her future in college has been predicted as nothing short of victorious, said Anita Alston, her college advisor. The valedict...
    May 13, 2015 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Clean commuting promoted during Bike to Work Week
    Bicycling to work may be a daunting prospect, but would you try it just for one week? Georgia Commute Options, a Georgia DOT program designed to encourage alternatives to driving to work alone, is ...
    May 13, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal vetoes 11 bills
    Gov. Nathan Deal has released a list of 11 bills that he vetoed. The list of vetoed bills that Deal released Tuesday included one that would have allowed motorcycle and bicycle riders to enter inte...
    May 13, 2015 08:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta offers $20K to "Baton Bob" after 2013 arrest
    Two years after he was arrested wearing a short white wedding dress on a sidewalk, the Atlanta street performer known as "Baton Bob" appears set to get $20,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed poli...
    May 13, 2015 08:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chief: Atlanta police officers to get body cameras by fall
    The Atlanta Police Department will provide most of its 2,000 officers with body cameras by this fall, Chief George Turner said. “We are in the process of ordering 1,500 body cameras,” Turner said d...
    May 12, 2015 10:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Board of Realtors releases April Market Brief
    The Atlanta Board of Realtors Tuesday released its April 2015 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 counties in metro Atlanta. Market Brief, now compiled by First Multiple Listing S...
    May 12, 2015 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Report: Atlanta among 35 'sneeziest and wheeziest' cities
    Atlanta is ranked among America’s 35 sneeziest and wheeziest cities, the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council announced Wednesday in a phone-based news conference to release a major rep...
    May 11, 2015 04:19 PM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Carter Center, Rotarians to co-host human trafficking summit
    The Carter Center in Atlanta and Rotarians Against Child Slavery will co-host an international summit on human trafficking Monday and Tuesday. There also will be a candlelight vigil Tuesday at 7:30...
    May 10, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy releases draft of plan
    Buckhead’s Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy recently presented its draft master plan of proposed changes for the area including Bobby Jones Golf Course to address issues such as flooding, walkabil...
    May 09, 2015 11:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Study: Students impacted by APS cheating scandal behind in reading
    Thousands of Atlanta Public School students affected by a cheating scandal that led to criminal charges against educators have fallen behind in reading and English language arts compared to classma...
    May 08, 2015 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead Heritage Society to publish community history book
    The Buckhead Heritage Society Wednesday announced plans to publish a new illustrated history of Buckhead. The coffee table book, to be titled “Historic Buckhead: An Illustrated History,” is being w...
    May 06, 2015 05:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Buckhead CID begins Phase II of $100 million park plan
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 06:00 pm