Prince Global Sports, a giant in tennis and other racquet sports equipment and apparel, plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Atlanta, according to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Prince said it is finalizing a lease on office space in Buckhead, but did not identify the location. Prince plans to relocate corporate offices from New Jersey. It was not immediately clear how many jobs are involved. Prince is owned by Waitt Co. of Omaha, Neb.
The Atlanta BeltLine has confirmed that the Kroger on Ponce de Leon Avenue will fund and build an entry/exit point off the Eastside Trail to access the store, Ford Factory Lofts and other shops and restaurants in the retail center. According to a report in Curbed Atlanta, construction will begin in the spring on 200 foot, V-shaped ramp with landscaping. The BeltLine approved the design. Currently, there’s a gap in a fence and a steep dirty slope down to the “Murder Kroger” as it’s infamously, and affectionately known, by locals.
Registration for the fourth annual Atlanta BeltLine Northside 5K is officially open, offering runners and walkers the opportunity to experience beautiful Tanyard Creek Park and the Northside Trail first hand. Scheduled for Saturday, April 26, at 8 a.m., the event is limited to 1,000 participants. The event features fun post-race activities, a 1K Youth Fun Run and the popular Police-Fire Department competition.
Decatur Active Living will host the kid-favorite Touch-A-Truck event on on Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. City of Decatur and DeKalb County dump trucks, fire trucks, tractors, police cars and motorcycles and many other types of vehicles will be on display at the Callaway Parking Lot, 120 W. Trinity Place.