Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » Around our Community (Page 3)

In a local hotel, Florida seniors still waiting for post-Irma trip home

In a local hotel, Florida seniors still waiting for post-Irma trip home

At first glance, the group of about two dozen people chatting around tables in the beige-walled conference room of a Sandy Springs hotel looked like just another group of conventioneers.…

Atlanta hosting open house on zoning ordinance update Sept. 20

Atlanta hosting open house on zoning ordinance update Sept. 20

Atlanta’s Department of City Planning will host a public forum on proposed zoning ordinance changes Sept. 20. The meeting will be held in Buckhead at Passion City Church from 7…

Commentary: DACA youths help make America great

Commentary: DACA youths help make America great

When a country declares education to be a priority, it demonstrates a clear vision of the path to a more developed society. An investment in education implies the development of…

Commentary: Atlanta’s Mexican consulate is ready to help Dreamers

Commentary: Atlanta’s Mexican consulate is ready to help Dreamers

Since the new federal administration came into office, the government of Mexico has promoted the continuation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in order to safeguard the protection of…

Monarch mural on Buford Highway a symbol for all immigrants, says artist

Monarch mural on Buford Highway a symbol for all immigrants, says artist

A large, colorful monarch butterfly mural now decorates an outside wall of the Havana Sandwich Shop on Buford Highway in Brookhaven for motorists and pedestrians to view and admire. The…

‘PARK(ing) Day’ brings goats, golf and gardens to Lenox Square

‘PARK(ing) Day’ brings goats, golf and gardens to Lenox Square

Businesses and nonprofits took over 36 Lenox Square mall parking spots Sept. 15 to install their interpretations of a mini-park in the second annual “PARK(ing) Day” event. Livable Buckhead organized…

Transform 285/400 traffic changes through Sept. 21

Transform 285/400 traffic changes through Sept. 21

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced the latest round of road, lane and ramp closures and other traffic changes for Transform 285/400, its massive project to reconstruct the I-285/Ga.…

Roswell Road lanes in Buckhead to be closed for sewer work

Roswell Road lanes in Buckhead to be closed for sewer work

Two southbound Roswell Road lanes will be closed for almost a month starting Sept. 18 for sewer work. The Department of Watershed Management will close the lanes from Powers Ferry…

Buckhead nonprofit steps up to help more homeless people

Buckhead nonprofit steps up to help more homeless people

As Buckhead Christian Ministry, an organization that assists those facing homelessness, hires a president and CEO and celebrates its 30-year anniversary, it will face the challenge of supporting additional people…

High school TV: Student broadcasters link local schools to the world

High school TV: Student broadcasters link local schools to the world

The AV Tech lab at North Springs Charter High School crackled with creative energy on a recent afternoon as students produced stories for their biweekly news show. Arnardo Vargas, 18,…