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Transportation funding to dominate 2015 Ga. legislative session
Georgia’s transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol. The search fo...
December 17, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas festivities abound in DeKalb
Although Christmas is just around the corner, there is still time to enjoy plenty of holiday fun in DeKalb County. Decatur and Stone Mountain in particular are still hosting Christmas-themed events...
December 16, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody council approves eminent domain for Tilly Mill Road property
Dunwoody City Council members approved the use of eminent domain for right-of-way and easement areas along 4962 Tilly Mill Road, a corner lot that is currently undeveloped, in a meeting last week. ...
December 16, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two police officers shot in Decatur
Two police officers were shot in a gun battle Friday morning near the eastern edge of Atlanta, and a suspected gunman was being sought, police said. Both officers were taken to hospitals with what ...
December 12, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former DeKalb commission chairman dies
Arthur Clifford “Bob” Guhl, a four-term member of the Georgia Senate and the only Republican to serve as DeKalb County Commission Chairman, died Nov. 30, one month after being diagnosed with a fast...
December 09, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory Healthcare president speaks on Ebola and expansion
Emory Healthcare is growing its footprint within the metro Atlanta area with seven hospitals and more than 200 sites in the region. The system’s President and CEO John Fox spoke to the Dunwoody Cha...
December 09, 2014 10:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory Healthcare, CarePayment offer payment plans
Emory Healthcare is partnering with CarePayment, a national patient financing firm, to offer a flexible payment program for patients, many of whom are faced with rising deductibles and out-of-pocke...
December 04, 2014 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cross Keys Foundation sparks year-round community giving
$27,093. That is how much the Cross Keys Foundation said it has helped bring directly to area public school classrooms in recent years. The foundation has helped find funding for more than 73 class...
December 04, 2014 10:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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May announces scholarship ball for DeKalb students
DeKalb County interim CEO Lee May and the We Need 2 Read Foundation will host its black tie holiday scholarship ball. This event is a fundraiser to provide scholarships to deserving DeKalb County h...
December 04, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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75-acre expansion to Fernbank Museum visitor experience announced
Fernbank Museum of Natural History is announcing significant expansion plans, which include 75 acres of outdoor experiences. The announcement largely focuses on 10 acres of all new outdoor experien...
December 04, 2014 10:23 AM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jester voted District 1 Commissioner in DeKalb's runoff election
The final votes for the Dec. 2 runoff election are in and Republican Nancy Jester will be DeKalb County’s new District 1 County Commissioner. Jester, who gained 3,954 votes, or 75.85 percent of the...
December 02, 2014 09:20 PM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Connections seeks holiday help
To improve the lives of Atlanta seniors this holiday, Senior Connections will prepare and deliver 45,000 meals on wheels throughout the greater Atlanta region. Volunteers are needed to help meet th...
December 02, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fernbank, Callanwolde offer festive fun in DeKalb
DeKalb residents will not have to travel far to enjoy winter festivities for the holidays. The Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road, NE, and Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarc...
December 02, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spruill hosts its 21st annual shopping event
For the 21st year, guests are able to visit the Spruill Gallery, 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody, for its annual Holiday Artists Market. It is open now through Dec. 23. Gallery Director Jenn...
December 02, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody leaders select new city manager
Following a seven-month-long, nationwide search, the mayor of Dunwoody has selected Eric Linton for the role of city manager. A vote on his appointment is expected to come before the city council M...
December 02, 2014 09:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanksgiving Day sales continue to eat away at Friday crowds
Although Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody, saw Black Friday shopping crowds comparable to last year, more retailers participated in Thanksgiving Day and Small Business Saturda...
December 02, 2014 09:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Friday: Perimeter Mall’s parking lot now at 75 percent capacity
*updated at 1:04 p.m.* Perimeter Mall General Manager Dennis Kemp said the mall is seeing a “nice, steady stream of shoppers,” and said the foot traffic is comparable to last year’s Black Friday sh...
November 28, 2014 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Friday not as big as it used to be
Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators. The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season didn't seem as frenzied as in past years after many die-hard shoppers swarmed...
November 28, 2014 07:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody Chamber headquarters move on track for 2015
Accomplishments made this year, goals set for 2015, relocation and rebranding, riveted audience members at the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce annual meeting last week. First, member Paula Owens, who ...
November 25, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamblee to get $45M mixed-use project
The city of Chamblee and developer Cocke Finkelstein Inc. — in conjunction with Macauley + Schmit and Origin Capital Partners — held a groundbreaking for the new Olmsted Chamblee project. According...
November 25, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jester talks goals for guiding the district if elected
Republican candidate Nancy Jester, who earned the second highest votes in the Nov. 4 election, said she is enjoying hitting the ground and meeting more residents during her runoff campaign for Dist...
November 25, 2014 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb graduation rate up by 2 percent
The Georgia Department of Education recently released statewide high school graduation rate data that showed continued improvement by DeKalb County School District students. Overall, the graduation...
November 18, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murals encourage student expression at Chamblee Middle
Students at Chamblee Middle School, 3601 Sexton Woods Drive, are leaving a lasting impression. That is because visual arts teacher Molly Newton not only instructs her students to create art on pape...
November 18, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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86-year-old political unknown Pyles heads to DeKalb commission runoff
After the Nov. 4 general election, some DeKalb County residents may have been surprised to see — amongst the five candidates on the ballot for County Commission District 1, four of whom were listed...
November 18, 2014 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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