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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 | 0 0 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 | 2 2 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 4 4 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 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 8 8 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
  • 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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    Apple Store opening in Cumberland Mall Saturday
    The Apple Store’s grand opening at its new Cumberland Mall location will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. The new store, like Apple’s Lenox Square one in Buckhead, will sell the latest technology the...
    September 04, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local cat in national Friskies video contest
    Southeast Cobb County resident Amanda Coffelt and her cat Bob have been chosen out of thousands of video submissions as finalists for the third annual The Friskies awards, presented by St. Louis-ba...
    September 03, 2014 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Robbery thwarted
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 17 through 23. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A. White Editor’s note: Due to early Labor Day ho...
    September 03, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Men’s Leadership Breakfast set for Thursday
    The Partnership Against Domestic Violence will host the Men’s Leadership Breakfast Thursday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta, 3300 Peachtree Road in Buckhead. This event will focu...
    September 02, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Carjacking
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 10 through 16, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Aug. 15 through 21. - Provided by Atlanta Pol...
    August 28, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Home Depot second-quarter profit climbs
    Cobb County-based Home Depot’s fiscal second-quarter net income surged 14 percent thanks to a rebound in its spring selling season. The nation’s largest home improvement retailer also raised its an...
    August 27, 2014 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 7 7 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    07.23.14 - 01:18 pm