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Atlanta History Center to celebrate Black History Month
  To commemorate Black History Month, the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead will host its third annual Struggles and Strides program Feb. 7. The event will feature theater performances, reenactmen...
January 28, 2015 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Severe Weather Preparedness Week starts Feb. 2
Devastating tornadoes, destructive thunderstorms and other severe weather events can strike at any time. In order to prepare all Georgians for the possibility of a disaster, the Georgia Emergency M...
January 26, 2015 06:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Police Department reassigns DUI task force
The Atlanta Police Department Thursday announced it has reassigned officers in its DUI task force to its individual zones as part of a strategy to spread the officers to other areas. In a statement...
January 24, 2015 05:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI: No bombs found on planes at Hartsfield-Jackson
Updated at 6:33 p.m. The FBI says no bombs were found on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after social media threat. The threats Saturday targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived ...
January 24, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Executive experiences aid Singer in new role as Spanx CEO
As Spanx Inc. prepares for its one-mile move to new headquarters at Buckhead Atlanta, new CEO Jan Singer will be building on all the lessons she has learned in past executive roles to lead the comp...
January 23, 2015 04:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Business Association hands out annual awards
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:41 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM TWO HONOREES) A diverse set of four companies and businesspeople was honored Thursday during the Buckhead Business Association’s annual luncheon at th...
January 22, 2015 06:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local veterans to be honored by French government
In order to express France’s eternal gratitude to those who liberated it from oppression from 1944-45, the consul general of France in Atlanta, Denis Barbet, will bestow the Legion of Honor upon 12...
January 22, 2015 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Target practice
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Jan. 4 through 10, and the Sandy Springs Police Department Jan. 9 through Jan. 16. Provided by Atlanta P...
January 21, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Am Yisrael Chai to host International Holocaust Day event
The Am Yisrael Chai Atlanta organization welcomes father and son Benjamin and Don Ferencz for a night of Justice and Response: Lessons Learned from the Holocaust on Sunday at Atlanta Jewish Academy...
January 21, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Code Enforcement Commission hosting meeting
The Atlanta Code Enforcement Commission will host a meeting Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the old city council chambers, 68 Mitchell St. downtown. The Center for Community Progress, working with the cit...
January 21, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta charity to expand services for homeless youth
  Last year Covenant House of Georgia assisted 1,143 homeless, runaway and trafficked youth ages 18 to 21, and it plans to help even more in 2015, said Executive Director Allison Ashe. The northwes...
January 21, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead antiques show, home tour event has charitable aim
  The Cathedral Antiques Show and Tour of Homes will return to the Cathedral of St. Philip in Buckhead for its 44th annual event featuring several different aspects to appeal to many. “We have move...
January 21, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three entities partner to hand out urban waters awards
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Co. met with 2014 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their wor...
January 20, 2015 07:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta council approves $3.2M in incentives for NCR’s move
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 6:34 P.M. WITH INFO, QUOTE FROM AN NCR SPOKESMAN ABOUT ITS FUTURE SECOND CAMPUS LOCATION) The Atlanta City Council Tuesday approved a $3.2 million incentives package that will p...
January 20, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County hosting homeless count, seeking volunteers
Fulton County needs volunteers for the 2015 Homeless Count, which will be conducted Thursday by the Fulton County Continuum of Care, city of Atlanta and DeKalb County. Portions of the count will fo...
January 18, 2015 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools offering students free ‘Selma’ tickets
To kick off the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday weekend, Atlanta Public Schools has joined the growing national movement to provide free movie tickets for “Selma” to 10,000 district high s...
January 16, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport GM: New master plan will change Sandy Springs
Miguel Southwell said his $5 billion new master plan to transform Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is already benefiting the city of Sandy Springs by Mercedes-Benz deciding to move ...
January 16, 2015 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retired sheriff's deputy hit by car in Buckhead
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Thursday announced retired Deputy Sgt. Claude Terrell is recovering at home after being struck by a vehicle as he directed traffic on Peachtree Road near Collier ...
January 15, 2015 08:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA operating on modified schedule for King holiday
MARTA Wednesday announced its rail and bus service will operate on a modified Saturday schedule this Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Rail service will begin at about 5 a.m. Monday an...
January 15, 2015 06:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta hosting infrastructure bond meetings
The city of Atlanta will host several public meetings for residents to weigh in on the March 17 $250 million infra-structure bond voter referendum and which projects they would like to see included...
January 15, 2015 06:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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State school board OKs revisions to Common Core standards
The State Board of Education Thursday announced it has approved revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in English language arts and math. Those standards were posted for a 60-da...
January 15, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment deadline Thursday
Thursday marks the second open enrollment deadline for the 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace. For coverage starting Feb. 1, residents are encouraged to sign up now, ahead of the deadline. “As of [F...
January 14, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Coalition halfway to supplying officers with trauma kits
The Buckhead Coalition is halfway to its goal of equipping all front-line Atlanta police officers with trauma kits. That was the message from coalition President Sam Massell, who spoke Tuesday nigh...
January 14, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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, Dec. 28 through Jan. 3, and the Sandy Springs Police Department Jan. 2 through Jan. 8. - Provided by Atl...
January 14, 2015 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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