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Deadline for DeKalb homestead applications is April 3

Deadline for DeKalb homestead applications is April 3

The deadline for DeKalb County residents to file for a homestead application is April 3 in order to be granted and applied to the 2017 annual property taxes, according to…

Buckhead to host an expert painting event

Buckhead to host an expert painting event

Expert painters will practice their craft on the streets of Buckhead on April 4 as part of the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational, an annual open-air painting competition and exhibition. Part…

Crime watches go high-tech with apps, cameras

Crime watches go high-tech with apps, cameras

Neighborhood crime watches have been around since the 1970s. But these days, they’re increasingly going digital with apps and cameras, and local police departments are looking to plug in. Police…

Sandy Springs officially kills sex-toys sale ban

Sandy Springs officially kills sex-toys sale ban

A Sandy Springs law banning sex-toy sales was officially deleted by the City Council March 21, a move that effectively ends a looming lawsuit in a court that appeared ready…

Ex-NFL player charged with domestic violence assault in Sandy Springs

Ex-NFL player charged with domestic violence assault in Sandy Springs

A former pro football player was arrested at his Sandy Springs home March 19 following an alleged domestic violence assault on his girlfriend. Michael Kiente Thomas, 29, a former player…

Brookhaven hires first economic development director

Brookhaven hires first economic development director

The city of Brookhaven has announced the hiring of Shirlynn Brownell as its first director of economic development. Brownell, former corporate solutions project manager at the Georgia Department of Economic…

Brookhaven Police collect 23 pounds of unused medication

Brookhaven Police collect 23 pounds of unused medication

The Brookhaven Police Department collected 23 pounds of unused or expired medication, including controlled substances, during its first month of partnership with the CVS Health’s Medication Disposal for Safer Communities…

A fine day at Brookhaven’s ball park

A fine day at Brookhaven’s ball park

Softball season was in full swing at Brookhaven’s Murphey Candler Park on March 11, where the Bombers met the Predators for a tight game of fastpitch softball. The Predators won…

Buckhead YMCA honors top volunteers

Buckhead YMCA honors top volunteers

The YMCA’s Buckhead location, the Carl E. Sander’s Family YMCA, presented the Volunteer of the Year award to students from Warren Technical School interested in early childhood learning. Sutton Middle…

Sandy Springs Youth Sports celebrates Opening Day

Sandy Springs Youth Sports celebrates Opening Day

Sandy Springs Youth Sports celebrated Opening Day for its baseball and softball leagues on March 4 at Morgan Falls Athletic Fields. Among those attending the first pitch were Mayor Rusty…