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Firefighters tend gardens at Atlanta fire stations
In addition to the trucks and fire gear, 10 fire stations across Atlanta — including Station No. 27 in Buckhead — now have organic gardens growing at their locations. Ruthie Norton, senior project ...
August 20, 2014 09:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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PATH400 trail gets GDOT approval for entire project
The PATH400 Greenway Trail in Buckhead has cleared a final, crucial hurdle on its way to becoming reality, Livable Buckhead Inc., the nonprofit behind the $10 million project, announced Friday in a...
August 19, 2014 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves resolution requiring police vehicle cameras
In response to the Michael Brown case, the Atlanta City Council Monday unanimously approved a resolution re-questing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to use his considerable influence to impress u...
August 18, 2014 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter registration deadline for Nov. 4 election Oct. 6
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections encourages residents to register to vote or to update their information to ensure they will have a smooth voting experience. Those wanting...
August 18, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress made in Fulton County Jail lawsuit case
Both parties in ongoing litigation agree progress is being made in housing Fulton County Jail inmates, the county announced Friday in a news release. Attorneys representing both parties in the case...
August 16, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta video goes viral
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Rewind the Future video by its Strong4Life division went viral last week, and now has more than six million views. The video gives viewers a dose of reality when ...
August 16, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carstarphen discusses challenges affecting Buckhead
New Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria Carstarphen is looking for parents and community members in Buckhead and throughout Atlanta to take active positions in the transition to improve the...
August 15, 2014 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zoning board sides with Buckhead church on rectory
At its meeting Thursday at the City Hall annex downtown, the Atlanta Board of Zoning Adjustment Thursday voted 4-0 to deny the appeal neighbors made to stop construction on a Buckhead church’s rect...
August 14, 2014 09:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nantahala Outdoor Center to open two local centers
The Bryson City, N.C.-based Nantahala Outdoor Center and the Washington-based National Park Service Sunday announced Nantahala will open two riverside adventure centers within the Chattahoochee Riv...
August 14, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hawks CEO: Team to tap into city’s businesses
Officially one month into his new job as CEO of the Atlanta Hawks, Steve Koonin has big plans for the NBA team. “Of the 16 Fortune 500 companies in [metro] Atlanta, only three are doing business wi...
August 14, 2014 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead teen organizes neighborhood race fundraiser
Hoping to get more neighborhood kids interested in running and wanting to give back to an organization supporting animals, Haley Hooper, then 9, organized the Kingswood Fun Run in 2010. Haley, now ...
August 14, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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PATH400 trail’s first phase nears completion
Road work along the Buckhead Loop to make room for a portion of Phase 1 of the PATH400 Greenway Trail is expected to wrap up by the end of this month, said Denise Starling, executive director of Li...
August 14, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Good Samaritans
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 27 through Aug. 2. Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Pol...
August 13, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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No local schools on state's Alert Schools list
Tuesday the Georgia Department of Education released its 2014 Alert Schools list as part of the state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. None of the local public schools in t...
August 12, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walton Westside apartments open in west Midtown
Marietta-based Walton Communities last month announced it has opened a new apartment development, Walton Westside, in west Midtown. The apartment homes include skyline views, modern interiors and a...
August 10, 2014 05:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dragon House to perform on 'America's Got Talent'
Dragon House, a Buckhead-based dance group, will perform Tuesday at 9 p.m. on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” The show will air live from Radio City Music Hall in New York. The group previously perfo...
August 10, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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County gives tuberculosis outbreak update
The Fulton County Health and Wellness Department Friday released a status report on the ongoing tuberculosis outbreak at downtown Atlanta homeless shelters. According to the report, from Jan. 1 thr...
August 08, 2014 04:53 PM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools after-school activities cancelled
Atlanta Public Schools Friday announced it has cancelled all after-school activities planned for this afternoon due to current inclement weather conditions and for the safety of its students and em...
August 08, 2014 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools, Georgia Tech form partnership
In a news conference Thursday at Washington High School, Atlanta Public Schools and the Georgia Institute of Technology announced a partnership between the two entities. In the agreement, each of t...
August 08, 2014 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton commissioners urging state to expand Medicaid
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners Wednesday voted to urge Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Legislature to reduce the burden of county taxpayers by reconsidering their decision to not expand ...
August 08, 2014 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED Fulton legislators sue commission over property tax hike
Six Fulton County state representatives and one former state representative announced today that they have filed legal suit to seek a preliminary and permanent injunction against the Fulton County ...
August 07, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school officials look ahead
With the 2014-15 school year upon us, the annual occurrence of new concepts, hires and programming has begun in earnest. The impact on educators, parents and students constitutes an ongoing storyli...
August 07, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupcakes & Cocktails for a Cause to benefit cancer center
The fifth annual Cupcakes & Cocktails for a Cause will take place Saturday to benefit the Piedmont Cancer Foundation. It will take place at the Piedmont West Building, 1800 Howell Mill Road in Buck...
August 06, 2014 05:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why isn’t there a treatment, vaccine for Ebola?
In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn’t changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease. Some are being developed, bu...
August 06, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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