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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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Healthcare performs 600th kidney transplant
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Thursday announced its transplant program performed its 600th kidney transplant last month at its Egleston campus in DeKalb County. Markai Dickerson, 4, of Jonesbor...
November 13, 2014 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
November 13, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Chamblee shop combines handcrafted merchandise, food
Last week, a new business in Chamblee celebrated its recent opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the city’s chamber of commerce and attended by city officials, business owners and resid...
November 11, 2014 11:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamblee seeks to focus on art
A new organization in Chamblee is aiming to make the city a destination for the arts. The Chamblee Arts Committee, which was formed about a month ago by the chamber of commerce, is dedicated to foc...
November 11, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas for Kids toy drive now accepting donations
Not long after Dunwoody incorporated and formed its police department, Sgt. Fidel Espinoza brought up the idea of a holiday program that would help low-income families and bring the community toget...
November 11, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb voters re-elect incumbents
Last Tuesday’s mid-term election saw the biggest turnout in DeKalb County since 2010, according to H. Maxine Daniels, elections director. In the elections for State Senate and Representatives, DeKa...
November 11, 2014 10:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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High voter turnout leads to runoff in DeKalb election
After what DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Director Maxine Daniels called an “extremely high turnout,” for voting last week, Brookhaven will welcome a new District 2 city councilmemb...
November 11, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rolling roadblocks in DeKalb Saturday morning
The DeKalb County Police Department will assist to secure the area of North Druid Hills Road and Tulley Circle, as crews demolish the old BellSouth building, at 1477 N.E. Expressway in Atlanta. Atl...
November 07, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council talks synergy, nightclub
Sandy Springs officials have begun the process of banding with their counterparts in neighboring jurisdictions to explore synergized avenues to economic development. Mayor Rusty Paul said as much d...
November 05, 2014 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb voters head to runoff for commission seat
Election results for DeKalb are in despite some setbacks at some of the polling locations. Registration and Elections Director H. Maxine Daniels said some polling locations were “caught off guard” ...
November 05, 2014 01:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Numbers close for DeKalb's Commission District 1 race
*updated 10:12 p.m.* State Rep. District 94: Karen Bennett, 96.09 percent; Bradley Young, 3.85 percent State Rep. District 83: Howard Mosby, 88.91 percent; Freddy Holley, 11.03 percent State Rep. D...
November 04, 2014 07:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Election Results (live feed)
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November 04, 2014 07:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Staff errors complicate voting in DeKalb County
Elections officials say staff errors in DeKalb County led to some voters having to use paper ballots. According to media reports, some voters at the New Life Community Center had to use paper ballo...
November 04, 2014 05:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State scrambles to fix problems with voter site
As voters headed to the polls Tuesday, state officials scrambled to fix problems with a website that's supposed to help Georgians find their poll locations. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp sa...
November 04, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls on the Run 5K race this Sunday
On Sunday, Atlantic Station — 1380 Atlantic Drive, NW, in Atlanta — will be filled with thousands of runners during the 2014 Girls on the Run fall 5K race. The race, which will have on site registr...
November 04, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout in DeKalb at a normal pace
Since the polls opened at 7 a.m. today, DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections Administrative Assistant Mary Frances Weeks said things have flowed smoothly. While she said the overall turnout...
November 04, 2014 10:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody approves $23 million fiscal 2015 budget
Dunwoody City Councilmembers discussed the 2015 annual operating and capital budgets last week before voting 6-1 to approve the $23 million budget. Before the vote, council members Denis Shortal an...
November 04, 2014 09:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AVONDALE EATS: Pallookaville owner hosts new show on Cooking Channel
Since opening on Halloween night last year, Pallookaville Fine Foods, 17 N. Avondale Road in Avondale Estates, has been serving up homemade corndogs, handspun milkshakes and a variety of other dish...
November 04, 2014 09:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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