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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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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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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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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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Council denies Hertz Rent a Car bid
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 12:30 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM HERTZ LAWYER PETE HENDRICKS) Sandy Springs officials have rejected a plan that would have brought a national car rental chain to the city’s central ...
April 16, 2014 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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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  • Sandy Springs' Squire wins national award
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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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    Dunwoody to get new park in Perimeter area
    The city of Dunwoody is partnering with the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts for a new perimeter park. The location of the proposed park runs along Perimeter Center Parkway between Hammond...
    April 15, 2014 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 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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    Heritage Sandy Springs to host Civil War exhibit
    Heritage Sandy Springs announced Monday it will share the previously untold story of the Civil War in the city through the exhibit “The Civil War in Sandy Springs,” opening at the Heritage Sandy Sp...
    April 14, 2014 12:40 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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    Father-son canoeists rescued from river
    In a news release Friday, the Sandy Springs Police and Fire departments announced they responded to a report that two people had fallen into the Chattahoochee River while canoeing Friday afternoon....
    April 11, 2014 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
    A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
    April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Work on bridge over Ga. 400 to close lanes starting tonight
    The Georgia Department of Transportation will close two lanes on each side of Ga. 400 in Sandy Springs starting tonight. The work will take place at the Northridge Road interchange, where crews wil...
    April 09, 2014 05:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Caught red-handed
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 23 through 29. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer L. Illery Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Polic...
    April 09, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA ridership up in Dunwoody, Sandy Springs
    Compared to this time last year, MARTA ridership is up in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody, CEO Keith Parker told attendees today at a luncheon hosted by the Dunwoody and Sandy Springs/Perimeter chambers...
    April 08, 2014 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police seeking public’s help on office creepers
    The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Monday in a news release it is seeking to identify two female office creepers. The suspects frequent doctor’s offices at hospitals and medical building...
    April 07, 2014 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local legislators recap 2014 session
    (UPDATED MONDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON STATE REP. JOE WILKINSON CO-SPONSORING HOUSE BILL 885) With the 2014 Georgia General Assembly ending March 20, local legislators last week talked...
    April 07, 2014 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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