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Home Depot CFO: Company investing $12M in mobile app
Keeping up with today’s shoppers and staying committed to supporting employees are two important focuses for The Home Depot, Carol Tomé told the Buckhead Business Association Thursday at its signat...
July 25, 2014 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:09 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM CANDIDATES BOB BARR, BARRY LOUDERMILK AND SUSAN THAYER) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’...
July 25, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Business Association hands out four awards
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 11:24 A.M. WITH QUOTES, INFO FROM FULTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE DEPUTY NEAL SOLOMON) The Buckhead Business Association Thursday presented four awards during its signature lunche...
July 25, 2014 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move to Buckhead
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 5:54 P.M. WITH NEW INFO ON THE CYCLORAMA'S NEW FACILITY) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more tha...
July 23, 2014 07:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA awards funds for restoration of Proctor Creek Watershed
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday announced it is awarding more than $179,000 to three organizations for the restoration of the Proctor Creek Watershed in northwest Atlanta. Nationa...
July 23, 2014 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
(UPDATED THURSDAY 10:45 WITH CORRECT SPELLING OF SANFORD POSNER) An immigration issue could force a Buckhead resident who grew up in Campinas, Brazil, but attended college in the U.S. to be deporte...
July 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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County commission delays vote on property tax rate
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners at its meeting last week moved the millage rate hearings and vote. According to a county statement, commissioners delayed the procedures because they want m...
July 23, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Head of Household
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 6 through July 12, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, July 10 through 16. Provided by Atlanta P...
July 23, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead entrepreneurs create bourbon company
Enjoying a great glass of bourbon is merely part of the job for Buckhead residents Jim Valentine and Charles Barfield and their friend and business partner, Dan Rosenbluth, of Denver. The trio foun...
July 23, 2014 09:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead church service project helps homeowners in need
While others were spending their summer vacations at the pool or hanging out with friends, over 180 middle and high school students spent July 11 through 17 renovating homes in need of repair as pa...
July 23, 2014 09:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Spirit student earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT tests
Meredith Jones studied for the SAT and ACT tests before taking them June 7 and 14, respectively, but said she was not expecting to score perfect marks on both of them. The 17-year-old rising senior...
July 23, 2014 09:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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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UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:21 WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PLACE'S MANAGER) Judging by the turnout at three local polling places during Tuesday's primary runoff election, voters were not rus...
July 22, 2014 09:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 19 19 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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Council members establish Code Enforcement Commission
The Atlanta City Council Monday announced members Joyce Sheperd and Mary Norwood have established a commission to study the ills of residential and commercial blight in the city of Atlanta. During ...
July 21, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge dismisses Pitts’ lawsuit against Eaves, county
A judge has dismissed the May 20 Democratic primary election lawsuit District 7 Fulton County Board of Commissioners (chairman) candidate Robb Pitts filed against fellow candidate John Eaves and Ri...
July 21, 2014 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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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Voter turnout expected to be 10 percent
Even with a ballot that includes the high-profile showdown between Republican U.S. Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue, only about 10 percent of voters are expected to hit the polls in...
July 17, 2014 09:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shepherd up one spot in U.S. News & World Report rankings
Shepherd Center, a Buckhead-based catastrophic-care hospital for patients with spinal cord and brain injuries, ranks No. 9 in a 2014-15 list of the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation in ...
July 17, 2014 08:30 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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BEE Boutique opens in Sandy Springs
Listening to Tillie O’Neal-Kyles explain the plight of the bumblebee informs her latest endeavor. BEE boutique opened the doors of its Sandy Springs location last weekend. While its carefully craft...
July 16, 2014 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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