The Brookhaven Police Department has added vehicular homicide to its list of charges filed against a drunk driver accused of hitting an elderly woman walking on the sidewalk in a hit-and-run crash after she died at a local hospital.
Catherine Shropshire Hardman wants everyone to know there’s no shame in seeing a psychiatrist or another healthcare professional specializing in the study of the brain.
St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Brookhaven recently celebrated its eighth-grade graduating class with a car parade on its campus. St. Martin’s graduates and their families were greeted with live music, balloons, signs and cheering from many faculty and staff members who applauded them along…
A 7-year-old boy who went missing May 25 was found safe just hours later, and his biological father was arrested for taking him, the Brookhaven Police Department announced.
The Brookhaven Police Department has arrested a suspect accused of seriously injuring an elderly pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash.
Countless metro Atlantans continue to help others in need during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The spring signals the opening for local farmers markets, but the ones in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs have been impacted in multiple ways due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
With all three of his Red Pepper Taqueria locations temporarily closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, chef Mimmo Alboumeh, the owner, is working with his distributors to feed his employees while out of work.
A host of schools, houses of worship and other nonprofits and venues in Brookhaven, Buckhead, Sandy Springs and Vinings are hosting camps this summer to offer children a variety of activities.
Several more local events were cancelled or postponed March 13 due to health concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, local organizations announced. Also, some facilities have closed temporarily due to the virus, also known as COVID-19.
Powder Springs City Council recently approved a resolution lining up an estimated $150,000 transit feasibility study for the city, a study officials say aims to improve public transit for residents within the city and the region.
Alan Vaughn has been exhibiting and selling his works at the American Craft Council’s Atlanta show for 20 years and considers it one of the best events he attends annually.
There are lots of ways residents of Buckhead, Brookhaven, Sandy Springs and Vinings can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, from adult-only events to ones devoted to families and to children.
St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Brookhaven recently recognized 21 student-athletes for their achievements, improvement and sportsmanship in basketball and swimming during its winter sports awards ceremony.
Improvements will be coming to 30 parks throughout the city of Atlanta and DeKalb County thanks to grants totaling more than $1.3 million.
The YMCA of Metro Atlanta recently honored its partners, volunteers and teen leaders of the year, including four local ones, during its Celebration of Community Champions: 2020 Vision event at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Cobb County. Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young and Dr. Walter Young rec…
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, many cities and communities throughout DeKalb and south Fulton Counties will be participating in a day of service. Check out a rundown of what will be happening on or around MLK Day 2020:
Having dedicated his life to non-violence and service Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 91 this year, would be proud of the way organizations in Atlanta, Brookhaven and Sandy Springs are remembering his birthday (Jan. 15; observed Jan. 20) and legacy with special events:
David Fisch was a skinny, 18-year-old college freshman when he started working for Big John’s Christmas Trees in Atlanta in 1987, after a friend who’d worked there the previous season recommended it.
Local churches are planning for their annual Christmas services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25, respectively, unless otherwise noted. Here’s a rundown of those events, according to each house of worship’s website or office:
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, commemorates the Maccabees’ win over the Syrian Greek army and the subsequent miracle of rededicating the holy temple in Jerusalem and restoring its menorah, or lamp.
This week several local stores and even some organizations are hosting special Black Friday sales, with some even starting Nov. 27.
In preparation for the holiday season the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) will present several community-wide Hanukkah programs at various locations across DeKalb County and beyond.
St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Brookhaven recently welcomed retired military personnel and community members to campus for its annual Veterans Day celebration. The program included student essays honoring veterans, patriotic music performed by the school’s choruses and bands and a presenta…
DeKalb County Board of Commissioners received a recommendation on Nov. 19, 2019, to enter into a five-year contract with American Medical Response, an emergency ambulance service provider.
Venues in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Sandy Springs and Vinings are ringing in the holidays with a series of events starting later this month.
The College Park Skyhawks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, have named Emory Healthcare as the official team health care provider. The new partnership provides the College Park Skyhawks with comprehensive medical care, including access to physicians and athletic trai…
SANDY SPRINGS — U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Marietta, told a crowd of voters Sunday she wants to follow in the footsteps of retiring Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, but would not go so far as to say she will seek his seat.
Halfway into the city of Brookhaven’s three-day qualifying period for this year’s mayoral and city council elections, two of the three incumbents up for reelection have already filed their paperwork to run again.
At the start of any new school year, new faces on campus not only belong to incoming students but staff and faculty as well.
Here are the 2019-20 academic year start dates for each local high school, according to each school or school district’s website or staff:
Three local seniors were among the over 540 recipients of $500 to $2,000 scholarships in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, the Evanston, Illinois-based National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced July 16. They join the over 3,500 other college-sponsored award recipients who …
The Society of Colonial Wars’ Atlanta chapter recently hosted its sixth annual luncheon at the Peachtree Golf Club in Brookhaven, where new member Wade Hooper received the Outstanding New Warrior Award for 2018-19 and speaker John Companiotte gave a presentation on early signature golf cours…
With July being National Ice Cream Month and July 21 being National Ice Cream Day, local ice cream shops are making us all scream for ice cream. Here is a rundown of the stores where you can get the cold treat:
Five children from Georgia have been chosen by JDRF, a national nonprofit funding Type 1 diabetes research, to join a delegation of their peers and celebrity advocates in Washington this summer at JDRF 2019 Children’s Congress July 8 through 10.
Lovett graduate Dan Regenstein in the past year hit not one but two holes in one on the golf course. The first one came in July 2018 on the sixth hole at the Capital City Club’s Brookhaven course, and the second came in June on the 13th hole at its Crabapple course. For the latest ace, Regen…
Hugo Solano-Garcia has been sentenced for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Solano-Garcia was a manager in a sophisticated methamphetamine trafficking operation that sought to distribute more t…
More than 100 supporters recently gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Easterseals and the 20th anniversary of Early Learning Property Management in Brookhaven during a luncheon at Easterseals North Georgia’s Sylvan Hills child development center in Atlanta. Easterseals’ mission is…
St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Brookhaven recently held its second eighth-grade boxcar race for its graduating class (the school is for grades K-8). This STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math)-based event was the culmination of a semester-long project where teams of three o…