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West Midtown’s Partpic wins national award
Partpic, a west Midtown-based startup that helps people find auto parts online by using replacement part companies’ retail websites or mobile applications, won a $25,000 cash prize in an entreprene...
July 03, 2015 05:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Thwarted
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department June 22 and the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, June 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt...
July 01, 2015 06:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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TNT Fireworks offers safety tips as new law takes effect
In May, Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 110, making it legal to purchase and use consumer fireworks in Georgia, expanding on the types of fireworks residents can buy. Below are answers to freque...
June 30, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta wins national award
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta Monday announced it was named Affiliate of the Year at the Dallas, Texas-based global breast cancer organization’s annual Komen Leadership Conference in Fort Worth, T...
June 29, 2015 06:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Committee approves $75,000 grant to keep Genuine Parts
Genuine Parts, based in southeast Cobb County, is likely to get a $75,000 grant along with the tax breaks it will receive during the next 10 years from a bond issuance through the Development Autho...
June 29, 2015 03:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national...
June 29, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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New laws go into effect this week
July 1 brings the start of a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time. Lawmakers can specify when bills go into effect, either when signed by a gover...
June 29, 2015 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA: 41.9 million Americans to travel for July 4 holiday
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Thursday announced it projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase from the 41...
June 25, 2015 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Realtors: Market good for buyers, sellers
In recent interviews with the Neighbor, top Realtors with local residential real estate companies talked about the current local market and its trends. “It is really busy,” said Betsy Akers, an age...
June 25, 2015 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont Hospital's co-leader to take helm in January
Piedmont Healthcare Wednesday announced Patrick Battey, M.D., has stepped in to lead Piedmont Atlanta Hospital in Buckhead, working as co-CEO with Piedmont Atlanta President and co-CEO Les Donahue....
June 25, 2015 04:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third home invasion of 2015 has Buckhead on alert
After the third home invasion crime in Buckhead this year occurred earlier this week, community leaders are concerned about the number of such incidents as police try to build leads and identify su...
June 25, 2015 12:43 PM | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Bad company
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department June 5 through 11 and the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, June 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs P...
June 24, 2015 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Lewis opens new district offices
    by Staff Reports
    06.16.15 - 11:39 am
  • Buckhead group honors community, public safety leaders
    The Buckhead Business Association presented five awards to deserving members of the community at its signature luncheon Tuesday at the Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center. Buckhea...
    June 23, 2015 06:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    All Veterans Career Fair set for Thursday
    The All Veterans Career Fair will take place Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. in downtown Atlanta. It is being produced by ...
    June 22, 2015 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Two Atlanta churches hosting prayer vigils tonight
    Atlanta’s Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and St. Philip African Methodist Episcopal Church each will hold prayer vigils tonight to remember the lives lost Wednesday during a Bible st...
    June 19, 2015 05:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta City Council expected to approve budget Wednesday
    The Atlanta City Council is expected to approve the city’s fiscal 2016 budget during its meeting Wednesday at 3 p.m. The budget must be passed by June 30, when the current fiscal year ends. The mee...
    June 19, 2015 12:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County officials to co-host property tax meeting
    District 3 Fulton County Commissioner Lee Morris, Chief Assessor David Fitzgibbon and Board of Equalization Director Melvin Richardson will co-host a town hall meeting Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m....
    June 18, 2015 04:54 PM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta names interim fire chief to permanent position
    Atlanta officials say a man who has been serving as the city’s interim fire chief has been named the permanent chief. Mayor Kasim Reed Thursday announced the appointment of Joel Baker as chief of t...
    June 18, 2015 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children's Healthcare pioneer in use of exoskeleton technology
    In an effort to remain a leading specialist in pediatric rehabilitation, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Wednesday announced it is the first pediatric hospital in the U.S. to offer patients enhanc...
    June 18, 2015 01:47 PM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State cracks down on 4th of July DUIs
    Gov. Nathan Deal is joining his Office of Highway Safety in a statewide DUI enforcement campaign that is warning Fourth of July revelers to “Drive sober or get pulled over.” Georgia’s annual mid-su...
    June 18, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Handy man
    Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department May 30 through June 5 and the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, May 31 through June 6 Provided by Sandy Sp...
    June 17, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Council denies Reed's choice of Willis to land bank board
    At its meeting Monday night at City Hall, the Atlanta City Council voted 8-7 to deny Mayor Kasim Reed’s appointment of disbarred former Post 3 at-large Councilman H. Lamar Willis to the Fulton Coun...
    June 16, 2015 10:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    District 55 surge puts Metze, Robertson in runoff
    As of 10:15 p.m. with all 24 precincts reporting, a late-night surge in election results has bumped Michael B. Fitzgerald from the lead in the House District 55 race. Shelitha R. Robertson and Mari...
    June 16, 2015 10:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fitzgerald front-runner in House 55 race
    As of 8 p.m., Michael B. Fitzgerald is leading in the House District 55 race with 31.3 percent of the vote in its 24 precincts. Out of 492 votes cast, he earned 154. Alysia Brown has 4.27 percent, ...
    June 16, 2015 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Buckhead's Garden Hills Shopping Center to be redeveloped
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.04.15 - 07:07 pm