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AAA study finds 6 of 10 teens in car crashes distracted
The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, accor...
March 26, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta ranks third in EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities list
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday released its seventh annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star-certified buildings in 2014 and the city of...
March 25, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corneal transplant recipient lives fully
Gov. Nathan Deal declared March as Eye Donor Month in Georgia, with corneal transplants as one of the most common transplants with the least invasive procedure and no waiting list. Mari Fridenmaker...
March 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Road to drunk
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department March 7 through 13. - Provided by Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit reports in time to me...
March 25, 2015 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary of state's corporate registration ends April 1
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Wednesday announced he is reminding officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia the annual registration renewal period has begun...
March 25, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodward student wins State Spelling Bee
Woodward Academy Tuesday announced eighth-grader Mona Mahadevan won the 54th Georgia Association of Educators’ State Spelling Bee Friday at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. Mahadevan c...
March 24, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Symposium to focus on curbing plastic pollution
Georgia State University, the David J. Sencer Museum of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Plastic Pollution Coalition will co-host the 2015 Welch Symposium: Plastic GYRE: Artis...
March 23, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emerald Ball to benefit at-risk children
The 88th annual Emerald Ball dedicated to support the city’s most disadvantaged at-risk children and youth will take place March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The bal...
March 18, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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CASA event to raise funds for state’s foster children
The 11th annual Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates Luncheon and Fashion Show will take place March 25 at 11 a.m. The show will be held at the Piedmont Driving Club in Midtown in honor of Mil...
March 18, 2015 04:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commercial real estate leaders say optimism returning
The Neighbor recently interviewed David Floyd, co-founder and partner of Site Solutions, a Buckhead-based landscape architectural design firm, and Tim Schrager, board chair of the Atlanta Apartment...
March 18, 2015 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Board of Realtors releases February Market Brief
The Sandy Springs-based Atlanta Board of Realtors Tuesday released its February Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metro Atlanta. Market Brief, now compiled by F...
March 16, 2015 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools’ climate star ratings mixed
The Georgia Department of Education Tuesday released its first school climate star ratings, and local schools’ ratings were mixed, ranging from 2 to 5. The 2014 ratings are based on survey results ...
March 16, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Dogs, officers form efficient partnership
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:23 pm
  • Brookhaven resident invents new phone
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:17 pm
  • Fox Theatre brings 'Wicked' to stage
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 06:04 pm
  • Lawmakers rush to meet Friday deadline for bills
    Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session. Friday marks the 30th day of the session, th...
    March 12, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rajeev Dhawan: Oil prices won’t negatively affect economy
    The low price of oil and gas will not negatively affect the American and metro Atlanta economies this year. That was one of the messages from Rajeev Dhawan, director of the Economic Forecasting Cen...
    March 11, 2015 06:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Municipal Court of Atlanta offering warrant amnesty
    For a limited time only, the Municipal Court of Atlanta is offering warrant amnesty as a goodwill gesture to individuals who face arrest and other penalties due to a past failure to appear at court...
    March 11, 2015 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    The Epstein School names new leader
    The Epstein School in Sandy Springs Wednesday announced David Abusch-Magder, Ph.D., will be the new head of school effective July 1. He is currently the head of middle school and assistant head of ...
    March 10, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Jewish Film Festival world's largest event of kind
    With a record-breaking attendance of more than 38,600 moviegoers, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival has achieved the rank of the world’s largest Jewish film festival, concluding its most successful ...
    March 04, 2015 05:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Governor asking all to use alternative commuting options
    Feb. 20, Gov. Nathan Deal signed a proclamation designating this week, starting Monday and ending Friday, as Telework Week in Georgia. During this week, Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Ge...
    March 04, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    AAA survey: 52% of Americans to take 2-3 vacations in 2015
    The busy travel season is quickly approaching and many Americans are already making plans, according to a study released Tuesday morning by Tampa, Fla.-based AAA — The Auto Club Group. This year, n...
    March 03, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta, Fulton school districts get grants
    The State Board of Education Friday announced it has awarded Striving Reader grants to schools in 15 Georgia school districts, including the Atlanta and Fulton County ones. The Cobb County district...
    February 28, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Propane gas study: Georgia's demand 226.1 million gallons
    The Propane Education & Research Council, a Washington-based, congressionally authorized check-off and national energy organization, Tuesday released the findings in its economic impact study about...
    February 27, 2015 06:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Black ice possible Thursday morning
    Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
    February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Some friend
    Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Feb. 13 through 19. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit re...
    February 25, 2015 02:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Trust, Fox Theatre partner for Midtown gala
    With the 2014-15 season marking the 40th anniversary celebration of the Save the Fox Theatre campaign, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is partnering with the iconic Midtown theater for ...
    February 25, 2015 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Sen. Tate files a bill to annex Braves back into Atlanta
    by Ricky Leroux
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 11:10 am
  • WellStar, Emory health systems talk merger
    by Hilary Butschek
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 11:06 am
  • Couples share secrets to long-lasting marriages
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:39 pm
  • Companies use customized medicine for better care
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:32 pm