Posts tagged with "Atlanta INtown"

Atlanta Mayor asks for restraint from activists ahead of protests in Buckhead

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 11, 2016

Atlanta’s mayor and police chief are asking Black Lives Matter protesters angry at the police to remain peaceful ahead of a planned protest in Buckhead, according to Atlanta INtown. The protest against officer-involved shootings of black men will begin at the Lenox Square MARTA station at 7 p.m. It marks the fifth day of protests […]

Contract for Atlanta Public Schools superintendent extended

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 9, 2015

The Atlanta Board of Education has decided to extend the contract of its current superintendent through 2018, a little more than one year after she took the job. According to Atlanta INtown, the BOE unanimously voted on Sept. 8 to extend Meria Carstarphen’s stay at APS. The board announced her hiring in April of last year. […]

Police searching for suspects who placed confederate flags at MLK historic site

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 30, 2015

Atlanta Police are looking for the people responsible for placing confederate flags at Ebenezer Baptist Church and near the King Center in the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site, Atlanta INtown reports. Atlanta’s Police chief said investigators are reviewing surveillance footage to see who is responsible for leaving the flags, a gesture a church leader said […]

Rally held in support of former Atlanta fire chief

Posted by January 14, 2015

Atlanta’s former fire chief drew the ire of the LGBT community and found himself unemployed after publishing a book calling homosexuality a perversion. But it hasn’t been a total loss for Kelvin Cochran. He’s found some new friends who say he is being unfairly punished for expressing his religious views. Cochran was the star of […]

Dad’s Garage has a new home

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 10, 2015

A local theater company has found its permanent home. Dad’s Garage announced this week that it has closed on property at 569 Ezzard Street, a church in Old Fourth Ward. It’s 1.22 acres with 90 parking spaces. The community supported the rezoning so the space could reopen as a theater. The congregation at the church […]

Atlanta streetcar begins service

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 30, 2014

After months of delays and cost overruns, the Atlanta Streetcar will begin serving passengers today, Dec. 30. The Atlanta Streetcar will run a 2.7 mile loop that runs from Centennial Olympic Park to the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site. Service will be free for the first three months, according to a statement from Mayor […]

Average Decatur home price tops $500k

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 4, 2014

Atlanta INtown published an article exploring housing trends in Decatur and its surrounding communities. In short, single family housing is getting more expensive. According to Atlanta INtown: Kerry Lucasse, Team Leader of the Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group at eXp Realty, reported that, based on MLS research, the average Decatur single-family home sales price last […]

New everything – Briarcliff, Lakeside continue dating

Posted by July 10, 2014

By Collin Kelley Atlanta INtown Editor When officials from the Briarcliff and Lakeside cityhood initiatives announced at the July 2 DeKalb Government Operations Task Force meeting that they were joining forces – “dating” (not married or engaged) in the words of Lakeside Chairwoman Mary Kay Woodworth – there was little detail about how the relationship would […]

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