Inside Crunch time Residents oppose business’ request to expand COMMUNITY 2
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Cross it off Local dads create fatherchild ‘bucket-list’ AROUND TOWN 5
An arm is born Brooklyn Moore, right center, Pearl “Wilsie” Kottle, center, and Lydia Halloran, left, get some tips from coach Jenn Miller, right, during a “Six and Under” softball practice at Murphey Candler Baseball Fields on Feb. 8. The “Positive Coaching Alliance Workshop” was the ﬁrst of two practice evaluations where local volunteer coaches teach girls younger than 6 the fundamentals of softball.
‘Phoenix Flies’ features historic places OUT & ABOUT 14
High school students, teachers shine brightly EDUCATION 16-17
Residents worried about robberies, burglaries
Nonproﬁt promotes adopting shelter animals
BY MELISSA WEINMAN
Find out where crime is happening in your city PUBLIC SAFETY 21
BY MELISSA WEINMAN
Recent crimes around Buckhead and Brookhaven have neighborhoods on alert. Over the past few weeks, police reported several burglaries and pedestrian robberies in neighborhoods including Chastain Park, Peachtree Battle and Historic Brookhaven. There have been reports of burglars knocking on doors during
If you ask Rebecca Guinn, metro Atlanta has come a long way since 2002. Twelve years ago, Guinn called county animal control oﬃcials after she noticed a dog that had gotten its paw stuck in a fence. The dog was taken to the county shelter and Guinn learned that it would only have five days before it would be killed if its owner
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