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TNT Fireworks offers safety tips as new law takes effect
In May, Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 110, making it legal to purchase and use consumer fireworks in Georgia, expanding on the types of fireworks residents can buy. Below are answers to freque...
June 30, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta wins national award
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta Monday announced it was named Affiliate of the Year at the Dallas, Texas-based global breast cancer organization’s annual Komen Leadership Conference in Fort Worth, T...
June 29, 2015 06:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Committee approves $75,000 grant to keep Genuine Parts
Genuine Parts, based in southeast Cobb County, is likely to get a $75,000 grant along with the tax breaks it will receive during the next 10 years from a bond issuance through the Development Autho...
June 29, 2015 03:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA: 41.9 million Americans to travel for July 4 holiday
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Thursday announced it projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase from the 41...
June 25, 2015 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Realtors: Market good for buyers, sellers
In recent interviews with the Neighbor, top Realtors with local residential real estate companies talked about the current local market and its trends. “It is really busy,” said Betsy Akers, an age...
June 25, 2015 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Veterans Career Fair set for Thursday
The All Veterans Career Fair will take place Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. in downtown Atlanta. It is being produced by ...
June 22, 2015 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Atlanta churches hosting prayer vigils tonight
Atlanta’s Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and St. Philip African Methodist Episcopal Church each will hold prayer vigils tonight to remember the lives lost Wednesday during a Bible st...
June 19, 2015 05:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Healthcare pioneer in use of exoskeleton technology
In an effort to remain a leading specialist in pediatric rehabilitation, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Wednesday announced it is the first pediatric hospital in the U.S. to offer patients enhanc...
June 18, 2015 01:47 PM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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State cracks down on 4th of July DUIs
Gov. Nathan Deal is joining his Office of Highway Safety in a statewide DUI enforcement campaign that is warning Fourth of July revelers to “Drive sober or get pulled over.” Georgia’s annual mid-su...
June 18, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Falcons head coach to speak in Buckhead
New Falcons head coach Dan Quinn will speak at the Buckhead Business Association’s signature luncheon Tuesday at the Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center. The event is set for 11:30 ...
June 16, 2015 04:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA, Ga. Commute Options urge drivers to Dump the Pump
MARTA and Georgia Commute Options, a division of the Georgia Department of Transportation, will host Dump the Pump Thursday to promote public transit as a commute alternative that saves on gas and ...
June 15, 2015 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Technology Assoc. of Georgia to host IT luncheon in Buckhead
The Technology Association of Georgia’s Infrastructure Society will present an informative discussion on hyper-converged infrastructure and its impact on net-work security and information technolog...
June 11, 2015 09:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Braves announce plans for ‘world-class, four-star’ hotel
    by Ricky Leroux
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.05.15 - 01:49 pm
  • Local attorney helps nonviolent offenders get GEDs
    Buckhead resident David Windecher has turned his life around and is now giving back. Windecher, born in East Los Angeles to Argentinian parents, lived in Buenos Aries for nearly a decade before mov...
    June 10, 2015 05:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Career expos coming to Atlanta June 17
    The Engineering, Technology and Security Clearance Career Expo and Nursing and Healthcare Career Expo will take place June 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria, 2...
    June 10, 2015 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children's Healthcare honored by U.S. News & World Report
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Tuesday announced it is ranked among the nation’s top pediatric hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. Children’s, ti...
    June 09, 2015 06:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia ADA25 Legacy parade, program Saturday
    The Georgia ADA25 Legacy parade and program, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), will take place Saturday from 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. in downtown Atlanta. Comm...
    June 07, 2015 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Woodruff Arts Center fundraising campaign breaks record
    The Woodruff Arts Center Thursday announced it raised more than $13.4 million for its 2014-15 annual corporate campaign, thanks to the support of Atlanta’s business community. Led by chairman Paul ...
    June 05, 2015 03:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Civil rights activists honored by younger generation
    Lawyers who participated in the civil rights movement were celebrated last night by the younger generation of activists. Joanne Bland, Frederick Douglas Reese, Bernard Lafayette, Charles Mauldin an...
    June 04, 2015 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Arkansas joins Georgia, others in ‘SEC’ primary
    The Georgia secretary of state’s office Monday announced Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Friday signed legislation that set the 2016 presidential preference primary for March 1. Arkansas joins Alabama...
    June 01, 2015 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 29 29 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 | 31 31 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 | 29 29 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 | 31 31 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 | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • POW! Awards to honor women in leadership
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.27.15 - 03:19 pm
  • Gov. Deal touts success of Georgia's economy, legislature
    by Ricky Leroux
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.25.15 - 10:00 pm