Posts tagged with "Reporter Newspapers"

Decatur Police investigating links between Sandy Springs, Decatur vehicle break-ins

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 14, 2015

Sandy Springs Police arrested six suspects on suspicion of breaking into numerous vehicles, and now Decatur Police want to know if they could be responsible for recent break-ins in Decatur. There are some similarities between the crimes in Sandy Springs and the 68 vehicle break-ins and a burglary that occurred in downtown Decatur during the early morning […]

Police looking for red pickup involved in deadly-hit and run on North Druid Hills Road

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 29, 2015

Brookhaven Police say be on the look out for a “newer red pickup truck” that struck and killed a man on Monday evening on North Druid Hills Road. Reporter Newspapers said that Ronald F. Stuart Jr, age 38, of Atlanta, was pronounced dead after being hit by the truck near the I-85 ramp. For more information, click […]

Two tractor trailers fall off I-285 bridge onto GA 400

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 25, 2015

An accident involving two tractor trailers in Sandy Springs has shut down Ga. 400 northbound at I-285 and has also resulted in lane closures on I-285 east bound, according to Reporter Newspapers. The accident occurred this afternoon, Sept. 25, and the lanes will be closed during rush hour. To read the full story from Reporter […]

DeKalb school system reschedules testing to avoid conflicts with religious holidays

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 26, 2015

DeKalb County Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green has responded to an outcry over the school system’s testing schedule and has rearranged it to accommodate Jewish holy days. The original dates for DeKalb’s ITBS tests in September conflicted with the Jewish holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Rabbi Joshua Heller of B’nai Torah told Reporter Newspapers, “This […]

Brookhaven tries to move forward after city attorney’s resignation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 20, 2015

The fallout from Brookhaven’s handling of sexual harassment allegations against the city’s former mayor continues. A divided Brookhaven City Council on June 19 voted to hire an interim attorney following the resignation of city attorney Tom Kurrie. His resignation followed an explosive report that found Kurrie worked to hide allegations of sexual harassment against former […]

Report: City of Brookhaven backtracks on confirmation of sexual harassment claim against mayor

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 13, 2015

There’s been some confusing information published in the last 24 hours regarding Brookhaven Mayor J. Max Davis. The Atlanta Journal Constitution initially reported that Brookhaven Mayor J. Max Davis was the target of a sexual harassment complaint, but the city is saying no such complaint was filed against the mayor. To read the full story, […]

Former Brookhaven spokesperson: Photographer was a ‘political hire’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 9, 2015

The Brookhaven Post has obtained a statement from the city’s former spokesperson about the events that led to the city firing her. Rosemary Taylor was let go, “after she exhibited conduct unbecoming of a city employee” at the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival, City Manager Marie Garrett told Reporter Newspapers. According to WSB-TV, According to WSB-TV, Taylor allegedly […]

Brookhaven communications director fired over ‘type of people’ remark

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 8, 2015

Brookhaven’s former communications director allegedly said that two people who attended a recent event were not “the type of people the city of Brookhaven wants representing it.” The city has concluded that the former employee was not the type of person who should be speaking for Brookhaven. City Manager Marie Garrett told Reporter Newspapers that […]

PATH400 trail opens in Buckhead

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 26, 2015

Buckhead business leaders, elected officials and residents recently celebrated the opening of PATH400, a walking, jogging and cycling path along Georgia 400. There was an official opening ceremony on Jan. 9 for the first phase of the trail, which connects Lenox Road to Old Ivy Road. Livable Buckhead, a local nonprofit, says construction cost about $2.5 million. […]

Brookhaven delays CHOA, Executive Park annexations

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 3, 2014

Reporter Newspapers says the Brookhaven City Council has again delayed annexing Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Executive Park into its city limits. Council members voted to defer the matter at their Dec. 2 meeting, saying more time is needed to create service agreements related to the potential annexation. To read the full story, click here. […]

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