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Community Survey: What’s in your vacation plan?

Community Survey: What’s in your vacation plan?

Although the United States is the only industrialized country that does not require employers to provide paid vacation days and several recent studies have found Americans are taking less vacation…

Community Survey: How useful were Congressional campaign ads?

Community Survey: How useful were Congressional campaign ads?

It turns out those political TV ads we all love to hate may have utility after all. In our most recent 1Q community survey, 48 percent of the respondents found…

Community Survey: Bracing for Braves stadium traffic

Community Survey: Bracing for Braves stadium traffic

Many of us believe a traffic tsunami is coming our way, and we don’t think we’re ready for it. The Atlanta Braves play their official Opening Day game in new…

Sandy Springs senior center’s namesake still an activist at 95

Sandy Springs senior center’s namesake still an activist at 95

A little over three decades ago, as Dorothy Benson recalls it, there just weren’t that many activities for seniors in Fulton County. So Benson and other advocates banded together and…

Community Survey: Grading our schools

Community Survey: Grading our schools

While federal and state leaders propose various types of education reform, local residents say our schools deserve decent grades — but could be teaching more practical skills. Although 44 percent…

Community Survey: Confidence in local policing, but also ideas for improvements

Community Survey: Confidence in local policing, but also ideas for improvements

While crime is often in the local news, we seem to like our local police protection. More than 60 percent of the respondents to our most recent 1Q survey said…

Community Survey: Traffic tops residents’ priority list for Legislature action

Community Survey: Traffic tops residents’ priority list for Legislature action

Transportation is the ticket. When we asked participants in our most recent 1Q poll what they thought was the most important issue for state lawmakers to address when they return…

20 Under 20: Local students making a difference in our communities

20 Under 20: Local students making a difference in our communities

Meet Reporter Newspapers’ second annual group of 20 Under 20 honorees. We asked public and private schools, service organizations and members of the general public to nominate students who are…

Local leaders look into the political crystal ball for 2017

Local leaders look into the political crystal ball for 2017

As 2016 wound down, we asked local leaders to look ahead and predict major events or issues they see coming in 2017. Here’s what they say we should expect next…

Readers’ Holiday Recipes: Holiday rum cake

Readers’ Holiday Recipes: Holiday rum cake

For many of us, the holidays mean the return of special foods, those favorite family dishes that hold special meaning. They’re the once-a-year treats that help tie families together and…

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