HERE ARE THE STORIES FROM THE LATEST REPORTER NEWSPAPER PRINT EDITION

Buckhead Diner closes after 34 years

Another dining institution, Buckhead Diner, has permanently closed. The Piedmont Road restaurant had been shuttered since the pandemic began, but Buckhead Life Restaurant Group said in an Aug. 25 press release that it would not reopen. The property it sits on at 3073…

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John Funny resigns as social justice commission chair

After qualifying as a candidate for Brookhaven’s City Council election, John Funny resigned from his role of chairman of Brookhaven’s Social Justice, Race, and Equity Commission. Funny announced his resignation during the commission’s Aug. 19 meeting. The city established the commission in September…

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Ridgeview brings students together through music program

Ridgeview Charter Middle School Chorus Teacher Jesse Gilbert thoughtfully considered her eighth-grade students self-arranged in groups, still murmuring as class had just begun.  “I’m going to move you around today,” Gilbert said to them as she started doing just that. Breaking up cliques…

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Plans for new Sandy Springs fire station move forward

The Sandy Springs Planning Commission recommended approval for the city’s planned Fire Station No. 5 at 7800 Mount Vernon Road, which sits near the center of the northern panhandle surrounded by residential subdivisions. The Aug. 18 meeting started on a somber note as…

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Esports gaming hub planned for Buckhead

An Atlanta-based esports provider will create a new hub at Uptown Atlanta, the project formerly known as Lindbergh City Center. Skillshot Media is relocating its Alpharetta office and production studios to the south Buckhead development. It will transform a 35,000-square-foot atrium at Uptown…

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DeKalb, Fulton voters can request absentee ballots

DeKalb and Fulton County voters can begin requesting absentee ballots for the November municipal elections. New for this year, voters must include their driver’s license number or Georgia ID number on their absentee ballot application. If they do not have either of these…

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