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New high-end, mixed-use project comes to Perimeter
Hotel Development Partners announced the acquisition of a prime hotel site on Ashford Dunwoody Road near Perimeter Mall for the development of the 132-room Hampton Inn & Suites, which will be the l...
September 16, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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PDK to host Atlanta Warbird Weekend, WWII veteran tribute
DeKalb-Peachtree Airport will be transformed into a World War II airfield Sept. 27 and 28 when a squadron of vintage military aircraft from across the U.S. descend on the former Navy training base ...
September 16, 2014 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school district boosts budget surplus to $30.9M
The DeKalb County School District recently announced a 35 percent increase in its surplus for fiscal 2014, reporting an additional $10.9 million in reserves over the $20 million surplus previously ...
September 16, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraising campaign for Spruill continues through Oct. 31
From now until Oct. 31, the Spruill Center for the Arts in Dunwoody is participating in its fourth annual campaign to raise funds through individual contributions to continue to provide residents w...
September 16, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kittredge Magnet School hosts fall family event
On Friday, Kittredge Magnet School will invite its students and families to the second fall family picnic, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event will be on the back field at the school, 1663 E. Nancy Cr...
September 16, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five qualify for District 1 commission seat in DeKalb
The field of qualified candidates for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat is at five. Those candidates are Wendy Butler, of Brookhaven, Larry Danese, of Brookhaven, Nancy Jester, of Dunwoo...
September 16, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Assistance Center's food pantry low
The Community Assistance Center in Sandy Springs, which serves the poor in that city and in Dunwoody, last week announced its food pantry shelves at the are nearly empty and food donations are grea...
September 12, 2014 05:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern Express Airways expands regional service
Southern Airways Express is expanding regional passenger service from Memphis, Tenn. The Olive Branch, Miss.-based company said last week it was adding more flights to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport and ...
September 09, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams announces run for state Senate District 42 seat
Georgia State Senate candidate Republican Greg Williams recently hosted his fall campaign kickoff event at the DeKalb GOP headquarters. Williams is running for the state Senate seat vacated by Jaso...
September 09, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jester to run for District 1 Commission seat in DeKalb
At one of her well-known coffee talk events last week, Nancy Jester announced her bid for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat. Jester, a former county school board member who was one of th...
September 09, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DeKalb hiring 15 E911 operators
    by Staff Reports
    08.25.14 - 04:22 pm
  • Georgia Perimeter College celebrates 50 years
    This year marks a milestone for Georgia Perimeter College as the school celebrates its 50th anniversary. Starting out as DeKalb College in 1964, the school was the first and only two-year college i...
    September 09, 2014 12:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Third patient with Ebola virus disease arrives at Emory University Hospital
    A third patient with Ebola virus disease arrived at Emory University Hospital Tuesday morning, Sept. 9, at about 10:25 a.m. The patient was transported by air ambulance from West Africa. The patien...
    September 09, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    1 charge dropped against suspended DeKalb CEO Ellis
    Prosecutors have dropped one of the criminal charges against Burrell Ellis, the suspended CEO of DeKalb County. The dismissed charge accused Ellis of canceling the contract of a former county insid...
    September 05, 2014 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former DeKalb commissioner Boyer pleads guilty to wire, mail fraud
    Former DeKalb County District 1 Commissioner Elaine Boyer pled guilty to wire fraud and mail fraud at a court hearing Sept. 3 where she confirmed that with the aid of an unnamed advisor, she stole ...
    September 04, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dunwoody council approves contract renewal with ChatComm
    At a Dunwoody City Council meeting last week, a renewal of an intergovernmental agreement with the Chattahoochee River 911 Authority, or ChatComm, for 911 call taking and police dispatching was onc...
    September 02, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Infinite Campus provides new portal for DeKalb parents and students
    The DeKalb County School District announced its new and updated campus portal, a confidential and secure website that allows parents and guardians to log in and view their children’s progress in sc...
    September 02, 2014 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NaturAlmond unaffected by nut butter recalls
    Although a broad international recall of almond butter and peanut butter products has forced some companies to take their products off grocery store shelves, Chamblee-based NaturAlmond — which prod...
    September 02, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alexander: Communication important part of police, community relationship
    In the aftermath of the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., there has been much talk of police training and the relationship between officers and the c...
    September 02, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Community questions DeKalb charter system petition
    The DeKalb County School District is actively seeking to petition the state board of education to become a full charter system and has held several meetings around the county to engage in citizen i...
    September 02, 2014 09:43 AM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former DeKalb commissioner Boyer charged with stealing county funds
    Elaine Boyer, the former commissioner of District 1 in DeKalb County, has been arraigned on charges relating to her embezzlement of county funds and misuse of her county credit card. “As an elected...
    August 28, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb elections calls special election for District 1 commission seat
    The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections will call for a special election to fill the vacancy in the office of DeKalb County Commissioner, District 1, resulting from the resignation of...
    August 27, 2014 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb’s student-run TV station to host auditions for second season
    PDS-TV24, the television station for the DeKalb County School District, will host auditions for its hit teen program “The Bridge.” DeKalb high school students who have a variety of skills and talen...
    August 26, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DeKalb ethics board dismisses complaints
    by From Staff Reports
    08.15.14 - 11:32 am