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City's hardship pay program questioned by councilwoman
During Wednesday's Atlanta City Council finance committee meeting at City Hall downtown, District 9 Councilwoman Felicia Moore called into question Mayor Kasim Reed’s approval of “hardship” pay sin...
August 29, 2014 01:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue Heron Nature Preserve adds 4 acres
The Blue Heron Nature Preserve in Buckhead Thursday announced it is expanding. By adding 4 more acres, the preserve directly connects to the local elementary school and enables construction of a co...
August 28, 2014 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Carjacking
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 10 through 16, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Aug. 15 through 21. - Provided by Atlanta Pol...
August 28, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Superior Court starts pilot project
The Superior Court of Fulton County Family Division in partnership with Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association Wednesday announced a new pilot project beginning...
August 27, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Heritage Society creates interpretive master plan
The Buckhead Heritage Society Wednesday announced it has created an interpretive master plan for the Atlanta community. The society, a nonprofit dedicated to identifying, preserving, and promoting ...
August 27, 2014 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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HGTV selects Buckhead high-rise for Urban Oasis contest
A Buckhead condo valued at over $1 million will be up for grabs as the featured prize in HGTV’s Urban Oasis 2014 contest. The Knoxville, Tenn.-based network has chosen The Residences at Mandarin Or...
August 27, 2014 12:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County services moving as centers close
As of Wednesday, Fulton County will be offering all Comprehensive Workforce Services for dislocated adults and youth at three career centers. Tuesday will be the last day residents can use the cent...
August 22, 2014 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ participates in ice bucket challenge
In a video posted to YouTube Friday, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Head of School Paul Barton, left, and the Rev. Ned Mulligan, the school’s chaplain, took the ice bucket challenge for ALS after...
August 22, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local businessman suing Louis Vuitton over shoe trademark
When Antonio Brown saw Louis Vuitton’s On the Road sneaker shortly after it was launched in March, he was stunned. The Atlantic Station resident is founder and CEO of LVL XIII Brands Inc. (Level 13...
August 22, 2014 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Realtor putting the work in
Editor’s note: This story is the first in an occasional series of articles profiling local professionals. Collette McDonald is a real estate agent at RE/MAX Around Atlanta. Even for an early riser ...
August 22, 2014 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia moves up seven spots in ACT rankings
The 2014 ACT (American College Testing) results show Georgia moved up seven spots from 37th in 2013 to 30th this year. The 2014 ranking puts the state at the top of the pack among its Southeastern ...
August 20, 2014 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Firefighters tend gardens at Atlanta fire stations
In addition to the trucks and fire gear, 10 fire stations across Atlanta — including Station No. 27 in Buckhead — now have organic gardens growing at their locations. Ruthie Norton, senior project ...
August 20, 2014 09:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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PATH400 trail gets GDOT approval for entire project
The PATH400 Greenway Trail in Buckhead has cleared a final, crucial hurdle on its way to becoming reality, Livable Buckhead Inc., the nonprofit behind the $10 million project, announced Friday in a...
August 19, 2014 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves resolution requiring police vehicle cameras
In response to the Michael Brown case, the Atlanta City Council Monday unanimously approved a resolution re-questing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to use his considerable influence to impress u...
August 18, 2014 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter registration deadline for Nov. 4 election Oct. 6
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections encourages residents to register to vote or to update their information to ensure they will have a smooth voting experience. Those wanting...
August 18, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress made in Fulton County Jail lawsuit case
Both parties in ongoing litigation agree progress is being made in housing Fulton County Jail inmates, the county announced Friday in a news release. Attorneys representing both parties in the case...
August 16, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta video goes viral
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Rewind the Future video by its Strong4Life division went viral last week, and now has more than six million views. The video gives viewers a dose of reality when ...
August 16, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carstarphen discusses challenges affecting Buckhead
New Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria Carstarphen is looking for parents and community members in Buckhead and throughout Atlanta to take active positions in the transition to improve the...
August 15, 2014 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zoning board sides with Buckhead church on rectory
At its meeting Thursday at the City Hall annex downtown, the Atlanta Board of Zoning Adjustment Thursday voted 4-0 to deny the appeal neighbors made to stop construction on a Buckhead church’s rect...
August 14, 2014 09:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nantahala Outdoor Center to open two local centers
The Bryson City, N.C.-based Nantahala Outdoor Center and the Washington-based National Park Service Sunday announced Nantahala will open two riverside adventure centers within the Chattahoochee Riv...
August 14, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hawks CEO: Team to tap into city’s businesses
Officially one month into his new job as CEO of the Atlanta Hawks, Steve Koonin has big plans for the NBA team. “Of the 16 Fortune 500 companies in [metro] Atlanta, only three are doing business wi...
August 14, 2014 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead teen organizes neighborhood race fundraiser
Hoping to get more neighborhood kids interested in running and wanting to give back to an organization supporting animals, Haley Hooper, then 9, organized the Kingswood Fun Run in 2010. Haley, now ...
August 14, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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PATH400 trail’s first phase nears completion
Road work along the Buckhead Loop to make room for a portion of Phase 1 of the PATH400 Greenway Trail is expected to wrap up by the end of this month, said Denise Starling, executive director of Li...
August 14, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Good Samaritans
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 27 through Aug. 2. Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Pol...
August 13, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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