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Barr leads District 11 House fundraising
Bob Barr leads the way in fundraising in the six-person Republican District 11 U.S. House race for the May 20 primary election. Incumbent Dr. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, is running for U.S. Senate. T...
April 24, 2014 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 battling for Fulton County Superior Court judge seat
Jane Barwick, Shondeana Crews-Morris and Shelitha R. Robertson are battling for the Fulton County Superior Court judge seat being vacated by retiring Judge Cynthia Wright. The nonpartisan candidate...
April 23, 2014 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Human resources conference coming to Cobb Galleria Centre
The Society for Human Resource Management will host its 24th annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference at the Cobb Galleria Centre Monday and Tuesday. The event will bring more than 1,000 business leaders ...
April 23, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local female business leaders to be honored
Thirteen metro Atlanta female business leaders — four of whom live or work in Buckhead, Sandy Springs or Vinings — will be honored by Womenetics at its fifth annual POW! Awards ceremony April 30 at...
April 23, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cox challenging Campbell for judge post
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Tom Campbell’s re-election campaign is being challenged by candidate Thomas Cox in the nonpartisan race in the May 20 election. Campbell said he is running for re...
April 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools approves $658M budget
During a special legislative meeting Tuesday, the Atlanta Board of Education adopted its $658 million, fiscal 2015 general fund budget for Atlanta Public Schools by a 6-3 vote, the district announc...
April 22, 2014 08:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Jail on ‘Beyond Scared Straight’ Thursday
Thursday’s episode of A&E’s “Beyond Scared Straight,” scheduled for 10 p.m., will feature Fulton County. According to a news release, Fulton Sheriff Ted Jackson is proud of this episode because it ...
April 22, 2014 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nearly 12,000 use state’s online voter registration system
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Tuesday announced 11,970 Georgians went online using a computer or the MVP mobile app to use the new online voter registration system. 6,884 new voters used th...
April 22, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City council approves air cargo incentive program
The Atlanta City Council Monday approved a resolution authorizing the establishment of an air service incentive program as a way to stimulate international air cargo and passenger growth at Hartsfi...
April 22, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta to kick off celebration of Civil War’s 150th anniversary
The Atlanta Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, established to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Atlanta, last week announced the kickoff event to this year’s celebrations. I...
April 22, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 3 candidates prepare for four-way slugfest
The new District 3 on the Fulton County commission has drawn four Republicans to compete for the seat, a contest to be decided in the May 20 primary as no Democrat qualified for the race. Lee Morri...
April 22, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area schools' CCRPI scores mixed
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 2:29 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT ERROLL B. DAVIS JR.) The Georgia Department of Education Monday released the second College and Career Ready Pe...
April 21, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sewage problem in Buckhead could end soon
(UPDATED MONDAY AT 12:35 P.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON ATLANTA MEMORIAL PARK RANKS IN ACREAGE WITH REST OF CITY'S PARKS) An ongoing issue regarding raw sewage in Buckhead is expected to be resolved t...
April 18, 2014 05:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real Atlanta Housewife booked, released
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office reported today "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams turned herself into the Fulton County Jail last evening at 5:45 p.m. and was released at 7:16...
April 17, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: North Atlanta, Sutton principals resigning
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 11:20 A.M. WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM TAYLOR'S LETTER) The leaders of Buckhead’s only public middle and high schools are stepping down. North Atlanta Principal Howard “Gene” Taylor...
April 17, 2014 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA to help clean Proctor Creek for Earth Day
The Environmental Protection Agency’s new regional administrator for the Southeast, Heather McTeer Toney, will roll up her sleeves alongside other EPA employees and community partners to clean up P...
April 16, 2014 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT to host statewide rail plan meetings
The Georgia Department of Transportation has initiated the development of its 2014 statewide rail plan. The purpose of the plan is to serve as a statewide long-range rail planning document and prov...
April 16, 2014 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinings Business Expo set for Monday
The Vinings Business Association will host its fifth annual Vinings Business Expo Monday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Atlanta Vinings Hotel, 2857 Paces Ferry Road. Admission and parking are...
April 16, 2014 12:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board approves new superintendent
The Atlanta Board of Education Monday voted unanimously to hire Meria Joel Carstarphen as the new Atlanta Public Schools superintendent. Carstarphen brings nearly 20 years of experience to the job ...
April 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Most candidates wait until last day to file disclosure reports
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 1:40 P.M. WITH JEFF ABEL'S REPORT INFO) Most of the local contested candidates running in the May 20 primary election waited until the last day to file first quarter campaign di...
April 15, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phipps Plaza to undergo renovation
Simon Property Group Inc. an Indianapolis-based retail real estate company, announced Tuesday it will undertake a series of improvements to Phipps Plaza in Buckhead. The first project in a series o...
April 15, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials to host public safety summit
As part of his ongoing dialogue with metro Atlanta residents regarding their concerns about crime and violence, Fulton County Commission Chairman John H. Eaves will discuss those issues with reside...
April 14, 2014 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area upping annual fee
Following a month-long public comment period in November and approval from the Washington office of the National Park Service, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will increase the pri...
April 14, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palacios to tap into business experience in commission race
Alexander Palacios, a Republican candidate in the District 3 Fulton County Commissioner race, told the Buckhead Council of Neighborhoods at its monthly meeting Thursday at Peachtree Presbyterian Ch...
April 11, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Sandy Springs' Squire wins national award
    by From Staff Reports
    04.02.14 - 01:30 pm