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Rotary Club honors woman for service to disabled
In 1998, Atlanta resident Ray Charles Simms was trying to find a job. Blind from an earlier accident that burned over 60 percent of his body, Simms had been out of work for nine months. His options...
February 12, 2016 08:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Beltline marks its 10th year with a look back
The Atlanta Beltline coalition recently completed year 10 of its 25-year plan. When finished in 2030, the project will include 22 miles of rail, 33 miles of trails, public art, parks and affordable...
February 12, 2016 08:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident named Common Cause Georgia leader
Common Cause, a Washington-based nonprofit watchdog and political advocacy group, Wednesday announced it hired Buckhead resident Brinkley Serkedakis as Common Cause Georgia’s new executive director...
February 11, 2016 10:30 PM | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tenants: Landlord not providing adequate services
The tenants of a Sandy Springs office complex are upset with the conditions their business suites are in and are considering suing their landlord over the issue. Three of the 38 tenants who own bus...
February 11, 2016 04:14 PM | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local restaurants earn AAA Four Diamond rating
AAA Georgia, a division of the Tampa, Florida-based AAA - The Auto Club Group, Thursday unveiled the 16 Peach State restaurants that have earned the coveted Four or Five Diamond rating in the past ...
February 11, 2016 08:50 AM | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borders named WNBA president
Lisa Borders, who brings more than 25 years of experience in operations, marketing, government relations and public service, has been appointed president of the WNBA, it was announced Wednesday by ...
February 10, 2016 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hank Aaron statue to remain at Turner Field
District 11 Atlanta City Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms, who also serves as executive director of the city of Atlanta and Fulton County Recreation Authority, Wednesday announced the iconic statu...
February 10, 2016 04:17 PM | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead house seventh on website’s most viewed list
A home in Buckhead is featured on Zillow.com ’s list of the 10 most viewed homes online. In an article posted on the Seattle-based real estate information website Monday, a house in the Tuxedo Park...
February 09, 2016 11:28 PM | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artist’s rendering of Buckhead project released
The developer of the property where Henri’s Bakery and Café in Buckhead sits has released an artist’s rendering of the project. The rendering shows a 12-story building but is only a preliminary des...
February 09, 2016 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snow flurries hit metro Atlanta; after-school activities cancelled
Snow flurries were falling Tuesday morning in metro Atlanta but the precipitation is not expected to accumulate. According to the National Weather Service’s website, the temperature Tuesday morning...
February 09, 2016 11:13 AM | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster debate team wins national tournament
Westminster senior Anish Dayal, 17, and junior Harrison Hall 16, won the 61st Barkley Forum National policy debate tournament, a prestigious invitational event with a field comprised of the top 230...
February 05, 2016 07:02 PM | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb County to host early voting starting Monday
Starting Monday, the Cobb County Board of Elections and Registration will open three early voting locations for registered voters to cast their ballots for the March 1 presidential preference prima...
February 05, 2016 03:42 AM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Schools to launch school bus cameras
The Fulton County School System Thursday announced it will activate its new bus stop arm cameras Monday, with a 30-day warning period on tickets to allow drivers to become familiar with the new saf...
February 04, 2016 09:04 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lobbyist to Fulton County: keep eye on train, health, new city bills
Former state representative Ed Lindsey returned to the Capitol this year as an employee of the Thompson Victory Group lobbying firm. He has been hired to represent Fulton County’s interests to the ...
February 04, 2016 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Segment of PATH400 in Buckhead open to pedestrians
Denise Starling paused during a walk down the PATH400 Greenway Trail in Buckhead to kick some dirt off the trail back onto its side. Three joggers approached, speeding down the path from Lenox Road...
February 04, 2016 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton heroin epidemic prompts nuanced law enforcement approach
Last week, the Neighbor reported on a group founded by parents of children killed by opioids dedicated to fighting addiction and overdoses. Georgia Overdose Prevention worked to pass laws that shie...
February 02, 2016 10:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs’ Llop to run for District 11 U.S. House seat
Sandy Springs resident William Llop Tuesday announced his plans to run against incumbent District 11 U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, in the May 24 Republican primary election. The district...
February 02, 2016 06:28 PM | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs native to appear on 'Jeopardy!'
Sandy Springs native Amanda Rosner, a freshman at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, will compete in the quarterfinals of the "Jeopardy!" College Championship Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on ...
February 01, 2016 09:33 PM | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenspace experts debate future park plans
City parks are not only a reference of higher real estate value for nearby properties nationwide but also improve one’s quality of life. “Atlanta needs to be a more natural place to live in. The ch...
January 28, 2016 07:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta, Cobb districts: No plans yet for non-teacher pay raise
With Gov. Nathan Deal planning to give the state’s public school teachers a 3 percent raise as part of Georgia’s budget for fiscal 2017, which starts July 1, local school districts could approve a ...
January 28, 2016 05:57 PM | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seydel stresses cleaner living to Buckhead group
The world’s youngest generation, even at birth, is already being affected by the harmful chemicals companies send into the Earth’s ground, water and air, Laura Turner Seydel said. “Our children are...
January 28, 2016 04:13 PM | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County heroin epidemic spurs community action
A recently-completed study commissioned by the Fulton County District Attorney’s office has found a rapid rise in the use of heroin in north Fulton County. The number of heroin deaths has grown fro...
January 28, 2016 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miriam Heiskell, 97, remembered for education, faith
Miriam Heiskell is being remembered as a woman who cared deeply about education and her religious beliefs. Heiskell, 97, died after a brief illness Thursday at her home in Buckhead. In 1949 she fou...
January 27, 2016 04:19 PM | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens Climate Lobby Georgia Conference set for Saturday
The 2016 Citizens Climate Lobby Georgia Conference will take place Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Church of the Atonement, 4945 High Point Road in Sandy Springs. The keynote speaker will ...
January 27, 2016 02:40 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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