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Isakson, other leaders urge global teamwork
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Marietta, said the state’s economic and job creation ambitions are correlated to its level of global engagement. Isakon’s remarks came Monday during the America’s Global...
September 30, 2014 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Jude named National Blue Ribbon School
St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School in Sandy Springs is one of 12 Georgia schools and 337 in America that were named to the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 ba...
September 30, 2014 01:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Womenetics to host conferences in Atlanta, Chicago
The 2014 Global Women’s Initiative, set for Oct. 8 at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta, will convene international thought leaders to explore “Women as the Competitive Advantage: Redefining...
September 30, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASO’s Romanstein resigns; Neal named interim leader
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Midtown Monday announced Stanley Romanstein, Ph.D., has resigned as its president and CEO, effective immediately. The move comes in the middle of a lockout of musi...
September 29, 2014 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASO management, musicians agree to mediation
(UPDATED SUNDAY AT 6:08 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S PLAYERS ASSOCIATION'S CHRISTINA SMITH ON MEDIATION) The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Saturday announced its management a...
September 28, 2014 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Healthcare performs 300th heart transplant
The Heart Transplant Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reached a major milestone early Monday morning, performing its 300th heart transplant since the program’s inception in 1988. The mil...
September 25, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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State seeks feds’ flexibility on ESEA waiver
Georgia will ask the U.S. Department of Education for flexibility from its Elementary and Secondary Education (ESEA) waiver in order to delay, for one year, the high-stakes consequences related to ...
September 24, 2014 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs park to host naturalization ceremony
In celebration of National Public Lands Day, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will host its second naturalization ceremony with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Saturday. At...
September 24, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drugs fighting leukemia, lymphoma fast-tracked
September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Georgia chapter, based in Buckhead, last week announced some good news in the drugs fighting the diseases. Since May...
September 24, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Absentee ballots sent at state deadline
The secretary of state’s office Monday announced the election officials in each of the 159 counties in Georgia have worked diligently to ensure that all Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Vot...
September 22, 2014 04:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia ranks 13th in Annual Highway Report
Georgia ranks 13th in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest Annual Highway Report released Thursday by the Los Angeles-based Reason Foundation. Georgia was ...
September 18, 2014 08:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools get tech-savvy in classrooms
Students at local schools and across metro Atlanta are putting down their pencils and textbooks in exchange for laptops, tablets and other electronic devices as learning aides. This year, The Gallo...
September 17, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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USAA, AT&T urging residents not to text while driving
The United Services Automobile Association (USAA), in partnership with AT&T, are encouraging drivers across the nation and in metro Atlanta to pledge to not text and drive Friday, an annual day of ...
September 16, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two local schools named Reward Schools
Two local schools were named 2014 Reward Schools in the list released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education. North Atlanta High School in Buckhead and Ison Springs Elementary School in San...
September 16, 2014 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pike Nurseries to hire 150 seasonal employees this fall
Duluth-based Pike Nurseries, the nation’s largest independent garden retailer, Tuesday announced it is hiring about 150 seasonal associates at its locations in metro Atlanta, Greensboro and Ballant...
September 16, 2014 10:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schenck head of school to retire next year
The Schenck School in Sandy Springs Tuesday announced the retirement of Head of School Gena Calloway, effective at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Since taking the leadership helm in 2000, Ca...
September 15, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Wings thief
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 24 through 30, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Aug. 29 through Sept. 4. Provided by Atlanta ...
September 12, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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What the Braves will mean, financially, to local business
Commercial property owners in the Cumberland area will contribute a total of $5.15 million each year to help fund the construction of the new $672 million Atlanta Braves stadium. Leaders of the Cum...
September 12, 2014 09:21 AM | 2 2 comments | 6 6 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 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 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 | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: New school leaders hit ground running this year
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:08 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON ATLANTA GIRLS' SCHOOL'S JOAN KING AND REACCREDITATION) Editor’s note: In its Aug. 6 back-to-school edition, the Neighbor Newspapers did not inter...
September 10, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candlelight vigil tonight for National Suicide Prevention Week
Survivors of suicide and mental health advocates will join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s metro Atlanta chapter today at 8 p.m. in a candlelight vigil at Piedmont Park in Midtown ...
September 10, 2014 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tommy’s Barber Shop celebrating anniversary with benefit
Tommy’s Barber Shop, 1268 W. Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead, will celebrate its 55th anniversary Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. with a fundraiser for the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine. Owner Walter ...
September 06, 2014 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta organizations fight against human trafficking
Representatives from nonprofits, government agencies and the religious community met Wednesday at the law office of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP at Atlantic Station to discuss the fight against sex tr...
September 04, 2014 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • GDOT: $834M reversible lane project adds 4 exits in Cobb
    by Hilary Butschek
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 11:05 am