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Brookhaven Police blotter, July 9-16

Brookhaven Police blotter, July 9-16

From Brookhaven police reports dated July 9 through July 16. The following information was pulled from Brookhaven’s Police-2-Citizen website. Possession and DUI 2700 block of Buford Highway — On July 9,…

Dunwoody Police blotter, July 9-16

Dunwoody Police blotter, July 9-16

From Dunwoody police reports dated July 9 through July 16. The following information was pulled from Dunwoody’s Police-2-Citizen website. Burglary 700 block of Lake Ridge Lane — On July 10,…

Sandy Springs Police blotter, July 6-12

Sandy Springs Police blotter, July 6-12

Capt. Steve Rose of the Sandy Springs Police Department provided the following information from its records. The following incidents and arrests represent some, but not all, of the reports filed…

Photos: Brookhaven begins demolition of vital records building for new park

Photos: Brookhaven begins demolition of vital records building for new park

Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst sat in the driver’s seat of an excavator on the morning of July 24 to take a ceremonial swing at the former Georgia Department of Public…

Business displaced by fire to reopen Aug. 5

Business displaced by fire to reopen Aug. 5

The Music Class Dunwoody, which was displaced by an April 2 fire, will host a grand opening ceremony on Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to noon at its new location…

Buckhead police blotter, June 25-July 8

Buckhead police blotter, June 25-July 8

The following information, involving events that took place in Buckhead between June 25 and July 8, was provided to the Buckhead Reporter by the Zone 2 precinct of the Atlanta…

Atlanta officials review possible Mountain Way Common bike lanes

Atlanta officials review possible Mountain Way Common bike lanes

Marvin Pastel, the head of the Friends of Mountain Way Common group, said city officials responded favorably toward proposed bike lanes and pedestrian walkways on Mountain Way during an onsite…

Senior complex offers rent discounts for low-income veterans

Senior complex offers rent discounts for low-income veterans

A Sandy Springs senior residential complex is offering discounted rents for low-income veterans. The “Veterans Aid” program, offered by Hammond Glen Retirement Community at 335 Hammond Drive, will reduce rent…

Bike share momentum growing in Perimeter area

Bike share momentum growing in Perimeter area

Bicycle share stations, which allow users to rent a bike for a fee from an automated kiosk or from a smartphone app, are gaining momentum in Atlanta and the Perimeter…

Commentary: For great public art, craft a great public policy

Commentary: For great public art, craft a great public policy

Editor’s Note: Public art is a rising priority in local cities, but sometimes comes with disputes about lack of transparency in how the art is selected and placed. The city…