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Atlanta Families' Awards honor Atlanta, Fulton educators
For the first time, the Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education this year included honors for teachers and principals outside the Atlanta Public Schools district. Earlier this month th...
November 26, 2014 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools hosting Inclusive Schools Week events
Atlanta Public Schools will joins school districts and communities around the world in celebrating the 14th annual Inclusive Schools Week Monday through Dec. 5, with events and activities in classr...
November 26, 2014 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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#GivingTuesday to benefit nonprofits
Following the shopping sprees of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, residents have an opportunity to give back on #GivingTuesday, a global giving back initiative. It is an opportunity to sup...
November 26, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance presents Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'
As the Alliance Theatre marks a quarter century of putting on its annual production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” a new yet familiar face has emerged to take center stage. David de Vries...
November 26, 2014 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia students’ writing test scores rise
The percentage of 11th-grade, first-time test takers meeting or exceeding the standard on the Georgia High School Writing Test increased in 2014, rising from 94 percent last year to 96 percent this...
November 25, 2014 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA predicts 1.3 million Georgians traveling for Thanksgiving
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Travel Thursday announced it projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since ...
November 20, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forecaster: Buckhead following Midtown’s lead
Once the epicenter of the metro Atlanta economy, Buckhead is now taking a back seat to Midtown, at least in the housing department. That was the message from Rajeev Dhawan, Ph.D., director of the E...
November 19, 2014 04:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vena at Vinings a hidden local gem
Local restaurateur Bruce Speer adheres to a simple mantra: “Believe in the magic of the music.” The proprietor of Vena at Vinings — vying for best-kept-secret-in-town status — aims to convert other...
November 19, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local school to host documentary screening
Morris Brandon Elementary School, 2741 Howell Mill Road in Buckhead, will host a special screening and discussion of the documentary “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia” Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:...
November 18, 2014 09:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SunTrust, Harris release holiday spending poll
Nearly 40 percent of Americans feel pressured to spend more than they can afford during the holidays, according to a recent survey conducted online among more than 2,000 adults by Harris Poll on be...
November 18, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Board of Realtors announces October data
The Atlanta Board of Realtors Monday released its October Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metro Atlanta. Market Brief, now compiled by First Multiple Listing ...
November 17, 2014 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weber School changing name to honor co-founder
The Doris and Alex Weber Jewish Community High School in Sandy Springs announced Tuesday it will officially change its name to The Felicia Penzell Weber Jewish Community High School, at a private r...
November 16, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hill, Golick re-elected
    by Hilary Butschek
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.05.14 - 01:59 pm
  • Children’s Healthcare performs 600th kidney transplant
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Thursday announced its transplant program performed its 600th kidney transplant last month at its Egleston campus in DeKalb County. Markai Dickerson, 4, of Jonesbor...
    November 13, 2014 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
    Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
    November 13, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ga. Board of Education seeks public input on Common Core
    The Georgia Board of Education has posted, for a 60-day public comment period, revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in English language arts and math. The standards were revis...
    November 13, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Peach Pass can now be used in Florida, North Carolina
    Just in time for the holiday travel season, the State Road and Tollway Authority announced Wednesday Peach Pass customers can now drive on Florida and North Carolina toll roads without having to st...
    November 12, 2014 01:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Midtown's One Museum Place a 10-year dream in making
    A decade after embarking on a plan to build a new luxury condominium development in the heart of Midtown, John Wieland is finally seeing that dream come to fruition. Last week Wieland, founder of S...
    November 12, 2014 11:50 AM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lovett hosting lecture, art show
    The Lovett School in Buckhead will continue its four-year lecture series, The Civil War and the Forging of Character, with a talk by Elizabeth R. Varon, Ph.D., Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Hendrix-Che...
    November 12, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Little Nancy Creek Park board to host meeting
    The board of Little Nancy Creek Park in northeast Buckhead will host a public meeting Sunday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, 4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Road in Buckhead. The ...
    November 11, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Friedman: Middle East 'a world of disorder'
    Thomas L. Friedman is the latest luminary to headline the annual Eizenstat Memorial Lecture. The renowned New York Times columnist, journalist and author delivered his address, “Explaining a World ...
    November 11, 2014 07:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Aaron’s names new CEO
    Aaron’s Inc. a Buckhead-based lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, announced Monday John W. Robin...
    November 10, 2014 07:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fox Theatre Biggest Fan contest winner named
    After a month-long search and 372 entries via social media, the Fox Theatre in Midtown Monday announced the winner of the Fox Theatre Biggest Fan contest, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of ...
    November 10, 2014 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ASO management, musicians reach agreement
    The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Midtown announced Saturday it has ended the two-month lockout with its musicians. The symphony’s 70th anniversary season will open Thursday after its musicians and...
    November 08, 2014 08:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ARC State of Region meeting focuses on technology
    With a focus on innovation and technology, the Atlanta Regional Commission hosted its annual State of the Region breakfast meeting Friday at the Georgia World Congress Center downtown. “We are a gr...
    November 07, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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