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Fulton County seeking public input on budget
Fulton County residents and stakeholders are invited to give input during an upcoming series of public hearings regarding the 2015 general fund and south Fulton tax district fund budgets. The board...
October 17, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Funny Money
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department, Oct. 3 through 9. Reports from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, were not submitted by press time. — ...
October 16, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta board releases study on police body-worn cameras
The Atlanta Citizen Review Board Tuesday announced it is the city’s first agency to issue a study on the use of body-worn cameras currently being tested by the Atlanta Police Department and pending...
October 15, 2014 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taste of Atlanta to include over 90 local restaurants
Ten blocks of Tech Square in Midtown are expected to come alive Oct. 24 through 26 with stimulating smells and titillating tastes as the Taste of Atlanta returns for its 13th year. “Something that’...
October 15, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal staffer dies in Ga. 400 wreck
A 25-year-old Roswell man who worked for Gov. Nathan Deal died in a wreck on Ga. 400 near Interstate 285 in Sandy Springs Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release from Deal’s office, Maret "M...
October 14, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Sheriff's Office warning of jury duty scam
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new twist on an old telephone scam. Scam artists are typically targeting senior citizens, but recently they have been calling residents ...
October 14, 2014 10:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates disclose campaign finances
Several candidates in the Nov. 4 general election had either not filed their third quarter campaign disclosure reports for the Sept. 30 cycle or any at all by press time Monday, according to the Ge...
October 14, 2014 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to award arts, jail contracts
At its meeting Wednesday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve $750,000 in arts allocations and $24.5 million in jail contracts. The arts allotments include $48,000 for c...
October 14, 2014 07:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins in Fulton County
Fulton County’s early voting period for the Nov. 4 general election started Monday and will end Oct. 31. During the first week of early voting, seven sites are open. In the final two weeks of early...
October 13, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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$3.8 million Buckhead home sold
Vicki Burnette of Buckhead-based Beacham & Co., Realtors represented the buyer on the sale of the Parisian-inspired home at 3850 Tuxedo Road in Buckhead Aug. 25. With a sales price of $3.8 million,...
October 10, 2014 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fort Peachtree to reopen Thursday
The public is invited to join District 8 Atlanta City Councilwoman Yolanda Adrean Thursday at 10 a.m. for the opening of Fort Peachtree, a replica of part of the city’s first non-Indian settlement,...
October 10, 2014 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Bike Challenge ends Oct. 19
In an effort to further promote cycling as a fun and sustainable transportation alternative, Georgia Commute Options and the Atlanta Regional Commission are partnering with an international firm, L...
October 10, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • City to host education summit
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  • OliverMcMillan rep discusses Buckhead Atlanta
    With one or two shops and restaurants opening every week through the end of the year at Buckhead Atlanta, the $1 billion multi-use development is likely to be a topic of interest to Buckhead reside...
    October 10, 2014 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Most local schools fare well on AP exams
    Compared to the state average, three of the four local public high schools fared well on the Advanced Placement exams, according to data released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Education on ...
    October 09, 2014 08:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State official: Department has impact on Buckhead
    (UPDATED THURSDAY AT 5:08 P.M. WITH CORRECTED QUOTE ON THE FEDERAL DEFICIT) Phil Smith, chief operating officer of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, educated residents on the organizatio...
    October 09, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Shakespeare ceases operations
    The Georgia Shakespeare board of trustees voted unanimously to cease operations, given the theatre company’s substantial financial deficiencies. The action includes the cancellation of the producti...
    October 09, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Carjacking
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Sept. 20 through 26, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Sept. 26 through Oct. 2. Provided by Atlanta...
    October 09, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County early voting starts Monday
    Fulton County’s early voting period for the Nov. 4 general election will begin Monday and end Oct. 31. During the first week of early voting, seven sites will be open. In the final two weeks of ear...
    October 08, 2014 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chattahoochee Riverkeeper prepares for new leadership
    After 20 years of leading Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Sally Bethea, 63, is preparing to retire from her roles as executive director and riverkeeper of the Atlanta-based nonprofit, which is dedicated...
    October 08, 2014 01:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Public Schools names new chief academic officer
    The Atlanta Board of Education Monday voted to accept Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen’s recommendation to hire Carlton D. Jenkins as chief academic officer for Atlanta Public Schools. The chief...
    October 07, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: Local high schools’ SAT scores mixed
    (UPDATED TUESDAY AT 3:55 P.M. WITH COMPARISON OF THIS YEAR'S SCHOOL-LEVEL SCORES TO THE 2013 ONES) Local high schools had mixed results in the 2014 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores released Tu...
    October 07, 2014 10:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta City Council expands stopping discrimination
    The Atlanta City Council Monday approved an ordinance expanding efforts to eliminate discrimination against potential applicants for jobs with the city of Atlanta who have prior criminal conviction...
    October 06, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta offers tips to avoid SIDS
    Each year, more than 2,500 infants in the United States die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the unexplained, sudden death of an infant under 1 year old. Researchers are finding the majori...
    October 06, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead’s Eco Collection returns Saturday
    Buckhead’s fourth annual Eco Collection will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 515 Garson Drive. It helps residents and businesses dispose of hazardous materials. The event is for Buckh...
    October 06, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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