Author: Reporter Newspaper Staff

Letter: Uber column struck a chord

Your column “Around Town: An Uber-seat view on Atlanta life” (July 6) struck a chord. First, in realizing that — while I have been an active Uber user since the beginning — there are still plenty of people out there still just discovering and finding excitement in the service. Second, it’s refreshing that there are still those who take such opportunities to connect with other people in their community. As a very introverted person, I don’t often take advantage, usually burying my head in a book or my phone while on MARTA or in line at the grocery store....

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Sandy Springs Police blotter, Nov. 4-14

Capt. Steve Rose provided the following information, which represents some of the reports filed with Sandy Springs police from Nov. 4 to Nov. 14. Burglary 5600 block of Roswell Road — On Nov. 4, the resident left her apartment at 6 p.m. and returned just after midnight. She told cops that her unlocked back door was open when she and her husband returned. Jewelry and cash were missing. 2200 block of Monterey Parkway — On Nov. 4, the complainant said he was checking on a neighbor’s apartment while he was out of town. He told the officers someone took...

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Dunwoody Police blotter, Nov. 12-18

From Dunwoody Police reports dated Nov. 12 through Nov. 18. The following information was pulled from Dunwoody’s Police-2-Citizen website. Burglary 200 block of Perimeter Center Parkway — On Nov. 12, someone reported that two chop saws, two ground compactors and a cordless drill were stolen during the night from a construction site. Someone at another site reported Nov. 13 that it had been burglarized, with the loss of a chop saw and a generator. 5100 block of Chalet Court — On Nov. 12, in the morning, a man reported that his home was forcefully entered and burglarized. 2600 block...

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Brookhaven Police blotter, Nov. 12-18

From Brookhaven police reports dated Nov. 12 through Nov. 18. The following information was pulled from Brookhaven’s Police-2-Citizen website. Theft and Burglary 1900 block of North Druid Hills Road — On Nov. 12, a car was reported stolen at midnight. 1400 block of North Cliff Valley Way — On Nov. 12, after midnight, a street gun robbery took place. 4100 block of Gables Drive — On Nov. 12, in the afternoon, a burglary to a residence was reported. 1700 block of Briarwood Road — On Nov. 12, in the evening, parts were stolen from a vehicle. 2100 block of...

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Buckhead police blotter, Oct. 29-Nov. 11

The following information, involving events that took place in Buckhead between Oct. 29 and Nov. 11, was provided to the Buckhead Reporter by the Zone 2 precinct of the Atlanta Police Department. Aggravated Assault 800 block of Holmes Street— Nov. 6 Burglary 500 block of Northside Circle — Oct. 29 3500 block of Roxboro Road — Oct. 29 1300 block of Northside Drive — Nov. 1 1000 block of Huff Road — Nov. 2 1900 block of La Dawn Lane — Nov. 2 1900 block of Cheshire Bridge Road — Nov. 2 1800 block of Marietta Boulevard — Nov....

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