Mayor Mike Davis will make the annual speech at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia Hotel. The event begins at 6 pm.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Salt and sand will be ready if Dunwoody's newest neighbor runs into trouble overnight.
Dunwoody will provide salt and sand to the new city of Brookhaven if icy roads develop Thursday night and Friday morning. Brookhaven officially takes over its own road services and repairs at 12:01 am on Jan. 18. According to Richard Meehan, Brookhaven's privately contracted public works director, his department has coordinated with Dunwoody to get salt and sand in the event that roads need to be treated. He said he has also coordinated with Roadworx, the company that provides road services to Brookhaven, to have crews and equipment ready. According to Brookhaven spokesperson Tisa Moore, plans call for pre-treatment of bridges on main thoroughfares such as Ashford Dunwoody, Johnson Ferry, Clairmont and North Druid Hills, after the rain …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Here are some tips.
Here are 10 fun ways to keep kids from toddlers to teens entertained while out of school. TELL US: What do you plan on doing with your kids during winter break? Share in the comments below.
Sixth annual event stresses the importance of organ donation.
On Saturday, Jan. 19, the Mountain Mums Garden Club's Memorial Triangle will once again be in the spotlight with another 'Walk to Remember.' This year marks the sixth anniversary of our Memorial tree planting. On Jan. 20, 2007 the Mountain Mums planted seven Japanese Magnolia trees for young neighbors who lost their lives in car accidents. The Hwy. 78 Triangle has blossomed over the years with many more plantings and informative signs to commemorate our project. We are proud to honor these special children. This year's WTR is sponsored by The Metropolitan (an in-town business and arts district), Kroger, Promotional Advertising, Tucker House, the Garden Enthusiast, Pin-Centives, SRCA, Smoke Rise Agents and Donate Life sponsors Joe and Vicki…
Big Apple Circus will set up its big top tent in Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre's parking lot in February 2013.
The circus is coming to town! Yes, Big Apple Circus will be in Alpharetta from Feb.1-17, setting up the big top in Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre's parking lot. Alpharetta City Council had to approve the special event because it will be held for more than four days. The one-ring circus will have shows twice a day, with no Monday performances. Worried about the weather? Don't, circus officials warb, because the big top tent will be climate controlled. Tickets are priced between $20 and $60 at the Big Apple Circus site, but look for promotional opportunities to get discounts. Tom Larson, vice president and general manager of Big Apple Circus, said it is a nonprofit that presents its shows in a very intimate setting, a very theatrical, …
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013. TELL US: Do you think you could stick to a green New Year's resolution? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments sections below.
No one was injured in the blaze.
It was a rough Christmas for a Decatur homeowner who was displaced after a house fire Wednesday night, reported 11 alive. One person was inside the house on Clifton Springs Manor at the time of the fire, which was first reported around 11:30 p.m, according to fire officials. The individual wasn't injured, though the blaze caused some moderate damage. Investigators are now working to determine what caused the fire.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Response times may have been delayed in the case of a man shot to death by Dunwoody police.
It's too early to tell how much miscommunication was created in the shooting pf a 34-year-old Marietta man in Dunwoody because of the separate roles of DeKalb Fire and Dunwoody Police. Both are operated by two distinct dispatch centers, a division that came about shortly after Bradley Almy was shot. After it incorporated, Dunwoody chose to contract with Chatcomm for police emergencies. Listen to a retellng of the transcript and acommpanying story here of the energecy call. Stay tuned for a full upload of the 911 call - as we have ben attempting to find a usable format. Chatcomm receives all initial calls, and then manually transfers it to DeKalb call takers in the case of fire and paramedic emergencies. That adds up to 1 minute 30 seconds…
Friday, January 4, 2013
Also: a local elementary school stands up against drug abuse; the problem of public defecation in the Old Fourth Ward.
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Two vehicles in a minor accident briefly blocked all five lanes on westbound I-285
All lanes were blocked on I-285 Friday afternoon westbound near Ashford Dunwoody Road. The good news, they are all back open and an accident that created the snag only resulted in minor injuries. Two overturned vehicles led to all five lanes being blocked, which caused some traffic headaches as people get an early start on the weekend. The closure extended to Chamblee Dunwoody Road and began around 2:15 p.m.