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Trump blasts U.S. Rep. Lewis’s district as ‘falling apart,’ ‘crime-infested’

Trump blasts U.S. Rep. Lewis’s district as ‘falling apart,’ ‘crime-infested’

President-elect Donald Trump has blasted U.S. Rep. John Lewis’s 5th Congressional District as being in “horrible shape,” “falling apart” and “crime-infested.” The district includes parts of Buckhead and Brookhaven, with…

Ireland-based cybersecurity company opening center in Brookhaven, promises to create 500 jobs

Ireland-based cybersecurity company opening center in Brookhaven, promises to create 500 jobs

A global company providing payment card industry, cybersecurity and compliance solutions to businesses is opening a call center in Brookhaven in Perimeter Summit, promising to create more than 500 jobs…

Contentious Brookhaven MARTA rezoning vote likely delayed again

Contentious Brookhaven MARTA rezoning vote likely delayed again

The Brookhaven City Council decided at its Jan. 10 work session it wanted input from the Planning Commission on the parameters of a proposed Architecture Review Board for the city,…

Dunwoody council approves $42,000 toward purchase of North Metro SWAT command vehicle

Dunwoody council approves $42,000 toward purchase of North Metro SWAT command vehicle

The Dunwoody City Council voted Jan. 9 to spend $41,916 toward the purchase of a command vehicle to be shared by the North Metro SWAT Team. Total cost of the…

Community Survey: Traffic tops residents’ priority list for Legislature action

Community Survey: Traffic tops residents’ priority list for Legislature action

Transportation is the ticket. When we asked participants in our most recent 1Q poll what they thought was the most important issue for state lawmakers to address when they return…

While Brookhaven MARTA project draws fire, similar plans are welcomed

While Brookhaven MARTA project draws fire, similar plans are welcomed

As many Brookhaven residents publicly push back against the proposed “transit-oriented development” on 15 acres of underused parking lots at the Brookhaven/Oglethorpe MARTA station, other such MARTA developments are moving…

Former hoops star donates nets for the love of the game

Former hoops star donates nets for the love of the game

About 20 years ago, Doug McKendrick noticed the basketball hoops at Allen Road Park in Sandy Springs had no nets. “You can’t play basketball without a net,” he said matter-of-factly.…

Friends group plants seeds for Buckhead’s new Pine Hills Park

Friends group plants seeds for Buckhead’s new Pine Hills Park

Joe Santifer was thrilled when the city in recent years purchased 4 acres of leafy Lenox Road property in his Pine Hills neighborhood to turn into a new park. “I’ve…

Brookhaven’s Skyland Park construction delayed by state, school district

Brookhaven’s Skyland Park construction delayed by state, school district

Construction of Skyland Park has to be put off for several months after a delay in the closing date between DeKalb Schools and the state over the purchase of the…

Sandy Springs Mayor Paul won’t run for Congress; still considering re-election campaign

Sandy Springs Mayor Paul won’t run for Congress; still considering re-election campaign

Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul announced Jan. 5 that he will not join the race for Tom Price’s Congressional seat. Paul also would not commit to running for re-election to…

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