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Davis students honored in C-SPAN StudentCam contest
Four students at the Davis Academy in Sandy Springs last week received honorable mention awards for their videos submitted to the 2015 C-SPAN StudentCam competition. A C-SPAN representative visited...
May 04, 2015 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster debate team wins Tournament of Champions
The Westminster Schools in Buckhead last week announced its debate team won the Tournament of Champions — the premier national championship for high school policy debate — April 25 through 27 at th...
May 04, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beacham & Co. closes third $3 million-plus sale of 2015
Buckhead-based Beacham & Co., Realtors Friday announced it closed on the sale of 2973 Habersham Road, the fifth highest sale in Atlanta this year according to the local Multiple Listing Service. Gl...
May 01, 2015 05:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Coalition votes in new members, replaces others
The Buckhead Coalition, a chamber-like, invitation-only organization of 100 CEOs, Friday announced it has voted in 10 new members to replace departing ones. The coalition, which charges its members...
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Center for Puppetry Arts expansion to open in fall
The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown Friday announced an update on its expansion and renovation project, which was announced in January 2014 and is expected to be completed this fall, at least t...
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Woman fatally shot in back of Atlanta police car identified
Authorities on Friday released the name of a woman who was fatally shot when officers say she fired at them from the back of a patrol car in downtown Atlanta. The Fulton County medical examiner's o...
April 30, 2015 05:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movement to opt out of Common Core tests growing
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement re...
April 30, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sentences cut for 3 ex-educators in Atlanta cheating scandal
A judge sharply reduced the sentences Thursday for three former Atlanta public school educators who received the harshest prison terms in the city's standardized test cheating trial. Fulton County ...
April 30, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Known for taxi service, Uber expanding into other fields
As an alternative to taxis, Uber is known for its passenger delivery service powered by computers and mobile phone apps. But that could change soon. The San Francisco-based company, which launched ...
April 30, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead CID begins Phase II of $100 million park plan
The Buckhead Community Improvement District will move forward with the second phase of the Ga. 400/Lenox Loop Gateway park project, which may cost more than $100 million. Under the plan, a cap woul...
April 29, 2015 06:00 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal signs autism insurance bill for kids
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a House-Senate bill that includes an insurance coverage requirement for autism known as Ava's Law in honor of Ava Bullard of Lyons, a 10-year-old with the disor...
April 29, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County offering federal funds
The Fulton County Housing and Community Development Department Tuesday announced the availability of funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) HOME investment p...
April 28, 2015 06:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Chama Gaucha opens in Buckhead
    by Neighbor Staff
    04.22.15 - 07:14 pm
  • Fulton County seeking input on consolidated plan
    Fulton County is publishing for citizen review and comment its draft fiscal 2015-19 consolidated plan. The plan review is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) prio...
    April 28, 2015 05:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Building, design meet quality of life at exhibit
    “Design for Healthy Living” demystifies Atlanta as a green city and shows residents how living in a healthier city is a possible solution. The exhibition, open through Aug. 9 at the Museum of Desig...
    April 28, 2015 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alliance celebrates Cleage play’s 20th anniversary
    The Alliance Theatre in Midtown is presenting “Blues for an Alabama Sky” at the Jennings Hertz Stage. It is being shown in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the production’s world premiere at ...
    April 28, 2015 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children's Museum of Atlanta to undergo major renovation
    Children’s Museum of Atlanta officials Tuesday announced plans for a massive renovation of the downtown attraction. The $8.2 million project, set to be completed in late 2015, will add two new perm...
    April 28, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    POW! Awards to honor women in leadership
    Womenetics, a Buckhead-based organization devoted to female business leaders, will host its sixth annual POW! Awards to honor successful businesswomen who are paving the way for future leaders. “Th...
    April 27, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta school board approves 2015-16 budget
    At its meeting Monday, the Atlanta Board of Education approved the 2015-16 general fund budget for Atlanta Public Schools, at $685.6 million. According to Superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s blog, t...
    April 24, 2015 06:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    District Court judge terminates Fulton Co. Jail consent decree
    The Fulton County government Thursday announced U.S. District Chief Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. Thursday granted Fulton’s motion to terminate the consent decree imposed in 2006 in the case Harper v. Fu...
    April 23, 2015 08:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Listeria concerns spark recall by Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is recalling all its products from retailers and closing ice cream shops in six states over concerns about possible listeria contamination. Columbus, Ohio-based Jeni's sa...
    April 23, 2015 05:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Fashionista
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 29 through April 4. —    Provided by Officer A. S. White. Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Police ...
    April 23, 2015 04:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Translate Your World changes globe's communications
    This week Translate Your World, a Buckhead-based business, will launch its enhanced 2.0 software that “will change the way the world communicates,” owner Sue Reager said. The software is capable of...
    April 23, 2015 11:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Art gets new meaning when mixed with wine
    Painting with a Twist opened in Buckhead in late March to offer residents art classes with a twist. The Mandeville, La.-based franchise has 207 stores nationwide and three in Georgia, including Law...
    April 23, 2015 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Restaurants join forces for Open Hand benefit
    Restaurants in Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings will join Open Hand April 29 to celebrate its 23rd annual Dining Out for Life in Atlanta. “ActionAIDS started this event in Philadelphia 25 years ...
    April 23, 2015 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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