Posts filed under "Kirkwood"

Sheriff Mann back at work after 40 day suspension

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 25, 2017

Sheriff Jeffrey Mann is back at work following his 40 day suspension stemming from his public indecency arrest. The Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Mann returned to work yesterday, July 24. DeKalb Superior Court Chief Judge Courtney Johnson named Capt. Ruth Stringer as the interim sheriff during Mann’s absence. The incident that led to his suspension occurred in […]

Congressman John Lewis endorses Stacey Abrams for governor

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 24, 2017

State Rep. Stacey Abrams picked up a major endorsement in her bid to become Georgia’s next governor. Congressman John Lewis, a Civil Rights icon and a local hero, has given her his support. “Stacey Abrams is a deeply compassionate and thoughtful leader who is always committed to fighting for justice for the Georgians she serves,” […]

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Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 21, 2017 is raffling off a Nintendo Switch on Aug. 21. The almost impossible to find console was provided by RetroVidjos in Woodstock. Nintendo is notorious for not making enough consoles to meet the demand, and the current Nintendo Switch supply issues are likely to persist through the holiday season. They’re currently selling for $100 or more […]

Poll: Mary Norwood leads crowded Atlanta mayoral race

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 20, 2017

A new poll shows that Atlanta Mayoral candidate Mary Norwood leads a crowded contest to replace outgoing Mayor Kasim Reed. The poll conducted by 11 Alive shows Norwood polled at 27 percent among voters out of 18 candidates. To see the full story on Atlanta Loop, click here. Don’t miss a single story. Sign up […]

Report: Google Fiber CEO steps down, website says ‘sign-ups are coming’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 18, 2017 reports that Google Fiber CEO Gregory McCray has left his post five months after being selected to lead the company’s fiber internet division. McCray replaced the previous CEO, Craig Barratt, in February. To read the full story, click here. The change comes amid questions about whether Google can deliver on its promises of bringing […]

Plans revealed for Phase 2 of Hosea + 2nd development

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 11, 2017

The Hosea + 2nd development in East Lake is gearing up for its second phase. “Last week Mike Nelson and Clay Harper, owners of Fellini’s Pizza and La Fonda Latina, and their development partners, Jay Martin and Nathan Bolster of ReDevStudio, released plans to begin permitting construction on the northeast corner of the growing intersection […]

MARTA says goodbye to blue Breeze cards, opts for safer silver cards

Posted by July 9, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor  Beginning July 10, MARTA will stop accepting the old standard blue Breeze cards, instead switching over to silver Breeze cards that offer new security measures. The new silver cards, which can be purchased for $2, help combat fraud and abuse, the release said, which is an issue MARTA has dealt with before. […]

UPDATE: Boil water advisory lifted for all areas

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 7, 2017

From the city of Atlanta: ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta has now lifted the boil-water advisory issued on July 6, 2017 for all areas including the Mechanicsville neighborhood and the Campbellton-Fairburn Road areas. Additional samples taken in these two isolated areas confirmed there was no contamination of the public water system. Water may be used […]

After sale to a developer, city of Atlanta moves to make Pullman Yard a landmark site

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 7, 2017

The city of Atlanta is moving forward with plans to designate Kirkwood’s Pratt-Pullman Yard as a landmark site following the state’s decision to sell it to an entertainment company. City officials intended to begin this process in November, but backed away from that idea under pressure by the property’s owner, the Georgia Building Authority, which said […]

(VIDEO) Atlanta Police asking for help identifying suspects accused of breaking into Fox Bros BBQ

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 6, 2017

Atlanta Police are seeking the identities of suspects accused of breaking into Fox Bros Barbecue on Wednesday morning, July 5. Police released surveillance camera footage which shows the suspects and their vehicle as they backed up to the business to load the safe into the vehicle. Atlanta Police responded to the call around 4:12 a.m. […]

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