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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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 3 3 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 | 0 0 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 0 0 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 6 6 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 | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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 | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal staffer dies in Ga. 400 wreck
A 25-year-old Roswell man who worked for Gov. Nathan Deal died in a wreck on Ga. 400 near Interstate 285 in Sandy Springs Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release from Deal’s office, Maret "M...
October 14, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Sheriff's Office warning of jury duty scam
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new twist on an old telephone scam. Scam artists are typically targeting senior citizens, but recently they have been calling residents ...
October 14, 2014 10:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates disclose campaign finances
Several candidates in the Nov. 4 general election had either not filed their third quarter campaign disclosure reports for the Sept. 30 cycle or any at all by press time Monday, according to the Ge...
October 14, 2014 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to award arts, jail contracts
At its meeting Wednesday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve $750,000 in arts allocations and $24.5 million in jail contracts. The arts allotments include $48,000 for c...
October 14, 2014 07:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins in Fulton County
Fulton County’s early voting period for the Nov. 4 general election started Monday and will end Oct. 31. During the first week of early voting, seven sites are open. In the final two weeks of early...
October 13, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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$3.8 million Buckhead home sold
Vicki Burnette of Buckhead-based Beacham & Co., Realtors represented the buyer on the sale of the Parisian-inspired home at 3850 Tuxedo Road in Buckhead Aug. 25. With a sales price of $3.8 million,...
October 10, 2014 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fort Peachtree to reopen Thursday
The public is invited to join District 8 Atlanta City Councilwoman Yolanda Adrean Thursday at 10 a.m. for the opening of Fort Peachtree, a replica of part of the city’s first non-Indian settlement,...
October 10, 2014 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Bike Challenge ends Oct. 19
In an effort to further promote cycling as a fun and sustainable transportation alternative, Georgia Commute Options and the Atlanta Regional Commission are partnering with an international firm, L...
October 10, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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OliverMcMillan rep discusses Buckhead Atlanta
With one or two shops and restaurants opening every week through the end of the year at Buckhead Atlanta, the $1 billion multi-use development is likely to be a topic of interest to Buckhead reside...
October 10, 2014 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Most local schools fare well on AP exams
Compared to the state average, three of the four local public high schools fared well on the Advanced Placement exams, according to data released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Education on ...
October 09, 2014 08:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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