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North Atlanta High principal completing first year
The student body at North Atlanta High School in Buckhead welcomed Curtis Douglass, who is completing his first year as principal at the school. “This was an awesome year,” said Frankie Williams, c...
May 21, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Busted
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, April 26 through May 2, and the Sandy Springs Police Department April 24 through 30. Provided by Atlanta...
May 13, 2015 06:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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2015 graduation ceremonies
Editor’s note: the following list of graduation ceremonies was compiled based on information from the schools’ websites and their staff. Atlanta Country Day: May 21 at 6:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza Atlan...
May 13, 2015 06:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local companies, workers honored by Ga. Commute Options
Four local companies and two area employees late last month were honored during the Georgia Commute Options’ Be the Solution awards ceremony at the Commerce Club in downtown Atlanta. The event reco...
May 13, 2015 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett valedictorian taking talents to Vanderbilt
Lovett School senior Mary Anderson’s high school run is a done deal and her future in college has been predicted as nothing short of victorious, said Anita Alston, her college advisor. The valedict...
May 13, 2015 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clean commuting promoted during Bike to Work Week
Bicycling to work may be a daunting prospect, but would you try it just for one week? Georgia Commute Options, a Georgia DOT program designed to encourage alternatives to driving to work alone, is ...
May 13, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Board of Realtors releases April Market Brief
The Atlanta Board of Realtors Tuesday released its April 2015 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 counties in metro Atlanta. Market Brief, now compiled by First Multiple Listing S...
May 12, 2015 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: Atlanta among 35 'sneeziest and wheeziest' cities
Atlanta is ranked among America’s 35 sneeziest and wheeziest cities, the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council announced Wednesday in a phone-based news conference to release a major rep...
May 11, 2015 04:19 PM | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter Center, Rotarians to co-host human trafficking summit
The Carter Center in Atlanta and Rotarians Against Child Slavery will co-host an international summit on human trafficking Monday and Tuesday. There also will be a candlelight vigil Tuesday at 7:30...
May 10, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal signs watered-down version of craft breweries bill
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a watered-down bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounces of beer, or the equivalent of a six-pack, but only as a "souvenir." The legi...
May 06, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA planning two more transit-oriented developments
During MARTA’s third annual Development Day Tuesday at the Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech in Midtown, it announced plans for transit-oriented developments at two of its stations. They...
May 06, 2015 12:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves announce plans for ‘world-class, four-star’ hotel
The Atlanta Braves and Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts announced a 50-50 partnership last week for a 16-floor, 260-room hotel overlooking the new SunTrust Park in southeast Cobb County’s Cumberl...
May 05, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Smog season starts Wednesday
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  • Davis students honored in C-SPAN StudentCam contest
    Four students at the Davis Academy in Sandy Springs last week received honorable mention awards for their videos submitted to the 2015 C-SPAN StudentCam competition. A C-SPAN representative visited...
    May 04, 2015 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Westminster debate team wins Tournament of Champions
    The Westminster Schools in Buckhead last week announced its debate team won the Tournament of Champions — the premier national championship for high school policy debate — April 25 through 27 at th...
    May 04, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Center for Puppetry Arts expansion to open in fall
    The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown Friday announced an update on its expansion and renovation project, which was announced in January 2014 and is expected to be completed this fall, at least t...
    May 01, 2015 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Known for taxi service, Uber expanding into other fields
    As an alternative to taxis, Uber is known for its passenger delivery service powered by computers and mobile phone apps. But that could change soon. The San Francisco-based company, which launched ...
    April 30, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children's Museum of Atlanta to undergo major renovation
    Children’s Museum of Atlanta officials Tuesday announced plans for a massive renovation of the downtown attraction. The $8.2 million project, set to be completed in late 2015, will add two new perm...
    April 28, 2015 10:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    POW! Awards to honor women in leadership
    Womenetics, a Buckhead-based organization devoted to female business leaders, will host its sixth annual POW! Awards to honor successful businesswomen who are paving the way for future leaders. “Th...
    April 27, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gov. Deal touts success of Georgia's economy, legislature
    Gov. Nathan Deal touted Georgia’s growing auto and film industries and praised lawmakers for a successful legislative session Wednesday, saying the state is headed in the right direction. Speaking ...
    April 25, 2015 10:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Restaurants join forces for Open Hand benefit
    Restaurants in Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings will join Open Hand April 29 to celebrate its 23rd annual Dining Out for Life in Atlanta. “ActionAIDS started this event in Philadelphia 25 years ...
    April 23, 2015 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Get Motivated! Business Seminar coming to Atlanta
    The Get Motivated! Business Seminar, an energetic, entertaining and informative business event that is world famous for its iconic speakers and remarkable stage production, will come to Atlanta Tue...
    April 23, 2015 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    After recall, local school districts remove Blue Bell products
    Following Brenham, Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries’ voluntary recall for all of its products on the market after some samples tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria, at least ...
    April 22, 2015 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton Superior Court Clerk offering summer internship
    Applications are now being accepted for the Fulton County Clerk of Superior Court’s junior deputy clerk summer internship program. This is an opportunity for rising sophomores through seniors in me...
    April 21, 2015 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Commute Options encouraging green commutes
    With Earth Day this Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Transportation Monday announced it is encouraging metro Atlantans to turn their commutes green through the Georgia Commute Options program. ...
    April 20, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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