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Morris Brandon is named School of Excellence

Buckhead’s Morris Brandon Elementary, recognized and known for gains in educational excellence in the community, now has been officially designated a Georgia School of Excellence. The honor is given to…

Miami REIT buys Buckhead Station retail center

Equity One Inc., a Miami-based real estate investment trust (REIT), recently added to its presence as a major retail player in Buckhead with the $68 million purchase of Buckhead Station,…

Paddlewheel fan navigating choppy zoning waters

By Katie Fallon katiefallon@reporternewspapers.net Growing up in the “Three Rivers” area of Pittsburgh, Bill Odrey has had a love for being on the water from a very young age. Odrey,…

A treasure-trove of bargains; Annual Tossed Out Treasures event benefits nonprofits

By Katie Fallon katiefallon@reporternewspapers.net A longstanding tradition in the Sandy Springs community, the Tossed Out Treasures sale will feature a few new twists this year. The bargain hunter’s paradise is…

What about Fulton’s future?

With all of the new cities in north Fulton County and changes brewing in south Fulton as well, a bill has been winding through the Georgia General Assembly to create…

The up and up of Atlanta’s payroll

Editor’s Notes John Schaffner Back in 2001, when Shirley Franklin was seeking to become mayor of the city of Atlanta, much of the campaign focused on the consensus that 7,428…

Randi Passoff ‘walks the walk’ to benefit breast cancer

By Katie Fallon katiefallon@reporternewspapers.net With a son fighting in Iraq and a recent diagnosis of stage four breast cancer, Randi Passoff has a lot on her plate, but that has…

Biker group, residents seek halt to E. Wesley work

The Atlanta Bicycle Campaign and some residents from Buckhead neighborhoods filed sought an injunction March 14 to halt what they described as “the destruction and elimination of a designated and…

Moores Mill Center redevelopment at risk due to affordable housing

By John Schaffner editor@reporternewspapers.net A plan to redevelop the Moores Mill Shopping Center in northwest Atlanta may be in serious jeopardy because of unusual restrictions for affordable housing placed upon…

Piedmont Road visioning study looking at 5 segments

By John Schaffner editor@reporternewspapers.net Now that Peachtree Road streetscape is well underway, the Buckhead Community Improvement District and BATMA (Buckhead Area Transportation Management Association) are partnering on a Piedmont Area…