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Holy Innocents’ participates in ice bucket challenge
In a video posted to YouTube Friday, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Head of School Paul Barton, left, and the Rev. Ned Mulligan, the school’s chaplain, took the ice bucket challenge for ALS after...
August 22, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs realtor putting the work in
Editor’s note: This story is the first in an occasional series of articles profiling local professionals. Collette McDonald is a real estate agent at RE/MAX Around Atlanta. Even for an early riser ...
August 22, 2014 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia moves up seven spots in ACT rankings
The 2014 ACT (American College Testing) results show Georgia moved up seven spots from 37th in 2013 to 30th this year. The 2014 ranking puts the state at the top of the pack among its Southeastern ...
August 20, 2014 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta video goes viral
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Rewind the Future video by its Strong4Life division went viral last week, and now has more than six million views. The video gives viewers a dose of reality when ...
August 16, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nantahala Outdoor Center to open two local centers
The Bryson City, N.C.-based Nantahala Outdoor Center and the Washington-based National Park Service Sunday announced Nantahala will open two riverside adventure centers within the Chattahoochee Riv...
August 14, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hawks CEO: Team to tap into city’s businesses
Officially one month into his new job as CEO of the Atlanta Hawks, Steve Koonin has big plans for the NBA team. “Of the 16 Fortune 500 companies in [metro] Atlanta, only three are doing business wi...
August 14, 2014 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinings hotel being converted to Hotel Indigo
London-based InterContinental Hotel Group last week announced plans to convert the Courtyard Marriott Vinings hotel to a Hotel Indigo. Located at 2857 Paces Ferry Road, the hotel will be converted ...
August 13, 2014 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT: $834M reversible lane project adds 4 exits in Cobb
A detailed description of the $834 million reversible lanes project on Interstate 75 released by the state last week shows a detailed map of four new exits to be installed in Cobb County. The 30-mi...
August 13, 2014 11:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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No local schools on state's Alert Schools list
Tuesday the Georgia Department of Education released its 2014 Alert Schools list as part of the state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. None of the local public schools in t...
August 12, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why isn’t there a treatment, vaccine for Ebola?
In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn’t changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease. Some are being developed, bu...
August 06, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nunn asks for 5 debates in Senate race
Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn wants five debates with Republican David Perdue leading up to the Nov. 4 general election, with the GOP nominee's campaign suggesting in reply that her pro...
August 01, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: While you were sleeping
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 13 through July 19, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, July 17 through 24. Provided by Atlanta ...
August 01, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recount confirms Woods as GOP state superintendent nom
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Thursday certified the recount for the July 22 primary runoff election results for the Republican state school superintendent candidates, confirming Richard L....
August 01, 2014 09:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia, four other states get one-year ESEA extension
President Barack Obama’s administration Thursday announced five states — Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and South Carolina — have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain ...
July 31, 2014 07:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools’ scores mixed on EOCT
(UPDATED MONDAY AT 1:57 P.M. WITH CORRECT SCORES) Students at local schools had mixed results in the End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) during the 2013-14 academic year when compared to the state averages ...
July 31, 2014 06:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recount ahead in GOP state school superintendent race
The Georgia secretary of state’s office Tuesday announced it will hold a recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff election between Richard Woods and Michael L. “Mike” Bu...
July 29, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:09 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM CANDIDATES BOB BARR, BARRY LOUDERMILK AND SUSAN THAYER) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’...
July 25, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move to Buckhead
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 5:54 P.M. WITH NEW INFO ON THE CYCLORAMA'S NEW FACILITY) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more tha...
July 23, 2014 07:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
(UPDATED THURSDAY 10:45 WITH CORRECT SPELLING OF SANFORD POSNER) An immigration issue could force a Buckhead resident who grew up in Campinas, Brazil, but attended college in the U.S. to be deporte...
July 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead church service project helps homeowners in need
While others were spending their summer vacations at the pool or hanging out with friends, over 180 middle and high school students spent July 11 through 17 renovating homes in need of repair as pa...
July 23, 2014 09:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:21 WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PLACE'S MANAGER) Judging by the turnout at three local polling places during Tuesday's primary runoff election, voters were not rus...
July 22, 2014 09:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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