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Boulevard gains $1 million from Simon and Macy’s

By John Schaffner editor@reporternewspapers.net All but one holdout property owner have agreed to participate in donating and selling right of way along Peachtree Road in Buckhead to allow construction to…

Chastain tennis center gets single bid

By Michael Jacobs michaeljacobs@reporternewspapers.net Only one contractor has bid to build the new tennis center in Chastain Park, and the amount was 30 percent over the budget. Atlanta’s director of…

ClubDrive helps students break through dyslexia’s clouds

By David Pendered Buckhead resident John Alston is using assets of his start-up computer business to enable children with dyslexia to get the help they need at the Schenck School.…

Business Briefs – Feb. 6

Fidelity Bank’s Jim Miller elected coalition chairman Fidelity Bank Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James B. Miller Jr. was elected chairman of the Buckhead Coalition for a two-year term at…

Standout Student – Claire Ittner

Claire Ittner, 18 The Marist School, senior For many high school students, balancing academics and extracurricular activities is a great challenge. Marist School senior Claire Ittner has succeeded at achieving…

Education Briefs – Feb. 6

Apply online for theme schools The open-enrollment period for theme schools in the DeKalb County School System runs through Feb. 12, with information and online applications available at eportal.dekalb.k12.ga.us/lottery/theme.aspx. The…

Middle East solutions spring from young minds at Marist

By Michael Jacobs michaeljacobs@reporternewspapers.net The Palestinian refugee debate was heated. The delegate from Egypt insisted the Arab world had to play by Israel’s rules. The delegate from Sudan mocked the…

St. Martin’s defers vote on expansion

St. Martin’s Episcopal School and St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church on Jan. 27 voluntarily deferred their application for a special use permit to expand the school and possibly…

Ancient Jerusalem arises at Davis, one colorful brick at a time

By Gerhard Schneibel gerhard@reporternewspapers.net Rome wasn’t built in a day, but the Old City of Jerusalem was built in less than two hours Jan. 30 on the floor of the…

Ridgeview builds toward future

By Gerhard Schneibel gerhard@reporternewspapers.net Ridgeview Charter School has been both a middle school and a massive construction site this school year. The four-phase renovation and expansion of the school on…