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Atlanta Department of Public Works employees arrested
One week after two Atlanta Department of Watershed Management employees were arrested for stealing city property and selling it, four workers with the city’s Department of Public Works have been ar...
March 31, 2015 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smog season starts Wednesday
Smog season in metro Atlanta begins Wednesday, as rising temperatures contribute to worsening air quality during the hottest months of the year. Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Georgia De...
March 31, 2015 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors honors top members
The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Wednesday honored the members who have sold more than $3 million in commercial real estate through recognition at its annual Million Dollar Club banquet at ...
March 31, 2015 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead Heritage Society seeks funds to repair headstones
The Buckhead Heritage Society, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving history in the community, Monday announced upon a recent inspection of Mount Olive Cemetery, society representatives observed thre...
March 30, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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King Center to commemorate 47th anniversary of King’s death
The King Center is remembering the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. with activities announced Tuesday by King Center CEO Bernice A. King. Saturday, the center is call...
March 30, 2015 09:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Modifications considered for Pharr-Peachtree project
Changes to improve traffic in the Pharr Road-Peachtree Road corridor project could in the future include bike lanes on areas where narrow lanes do not help vehicular flow and resurfacing and restri...
March 26, 2015 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA study finds 6 of 10 teens in car crashes distracted
The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, accor...
March 26, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta ranks third in EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities list
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday released its seventh annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star-certified buildings in 2014 and the city of...
March 25, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corneal transplant recipient lives fully
Gov. Nathan Deal declared March as Eye Donor Month in Georgia, with corneal transplants as one of the most common transplants with the least invasive procedure and no waiting list. Mari Fridenmaker...
March 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Road to drunk
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department March 7 through 13. - Provided by Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit reports in time to me...
March 25, 2015 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary of state's corporate registration ends April 1
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Wednesday announced he is reminding officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia the annual registration renewal period has begun...
March 25, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Republican Party elects officers
The Fulton County Republican Party elected its officers to two-year terms during its convention March 14 at the Roswell Recreation Center. Party delegates cast ballots on 15 positions, starting wit...
March 25, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County police chief announces retirement
Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones says she plans to retire next month. WAGA-TV reports that Jones, who is Fulton County's first African-American female chief, has been with the department ...
March 25, 2015 07:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodward student wins State Spelling Bee
Woodward Academy Tuesday announced eighth-grader Mona Mahadevan won the 54th Georgia Association of Educators’ State Spelling Bee Friday at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. Mahadevan c...
March 24, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools to host budget meetings
In the next eight days, Atlanta Public Schools will host the last two of four community meetings on the 2015-16 budget adoption calendar. The first will take place Wednesday at South Atlanta High S...
March 24, 2015 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Dept. of Watershed Management employees arrested
Two employees with the Atlanta Department of Watershed Management have been arrested for stealing city property and selling it. Charles Edwards and William Spalding were arrested Monday and charged...
March 23, 2015 05:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside's Sleep Disorders Center hosting open house
Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs will host a community open house of its new state-of-the-art Sleep Disorders Center, 993-C Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 100, Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Guests wi...
March 23, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Symposium to focus on curbing plastic pollution
Georgia State University, the David J. Sencer Museum of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Plastic Pollution Coalition will co-host the 2015 Welch Symposium: Plastic GYRE: Artis...
March 23, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Juvenile Court appoints new judge
The Fulton County Juvenile Court Wednesday announced the appointment of Renata D. Turner as an associate judge. Selected by a panel of Juvenile Court jurists, Turner will join three presiding judge...
March 18, 2015 08:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County makes evaluation report available
The Fulton County Housing and Community Development Department has released for public comment the draft fiscal 2014 consolidated annual performance and evaluation report, which covers the entire c...
March 18, 2015 07:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta, Fulton officials react to infrastructure bond vote
Atlanta and Fulton County officials Wednesday reacted to Tuesday’s “yes” vote in the city of Atlanta’s 20-year, $250 million infrastructure bond referendum. The bond, which will help pay for an est...
March 18, 2015 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead accounting firm marks 30 years
Marshall, Jones and Co., a Buckhead-based accounting firm, is celebrating its 30-year anniversary all year long by keeping its “unquestionable integrity,” said co-owner and co-founder Charles Jones...
March 18, 2015 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools, organizations offer abudance of summer camps
Schools will be out for the summer starting in May, but there will be plenty of activities at local summer camps to keep children busy. Camp registration is now open for organizations, schools and ...
March 18, 2015 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emerald Ball to benefit at-risk children
The 88th annual Emerald Ball dedicated to support the city’s most disadvantaged at-risk children and youth will take place March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The bal...
March 18, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • The Epstein School names new leader
    by Neighbor Staff
    03.10.15 - 03:17 pm