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Buckhead Reporter www.ReporterNewspapers.net
april 19 — may 2, 2013 • Vol. 7 — no. 8
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A most ﬂavorful time of year
Dense or not? residents debate over project near Chastain park COMMENTARY 8
Mental help skyland trail assists young adults in need HEALTH 20-21
Cards to Christ Churches offer moments of extended prayer FAITH 22-23
Isabella Rouse, left, with sister Millicent, right, savor popsicles while in the company of Landon Brown, a volunteer with the Atlanta Fire Department, at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market on April 6. The market, now in its seventh season, is open on Saturdays through December in the Cathedral of St. Philip parking lot. More photos on page 30.
Residents see improvement in plan By Dan Whisenhunt
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Neighborhood group endorses new academy By Dan Whisenhunt
Buckhead and Sandy Springs residents who live near a proposed mixed-use development on Roswell Road say the developer’s latest change in plans shows a move in the right direction. But, they say, the density of the development still is too high. Developer JLB Partners on April 9 submitted redesigned plans to the city of Sandy Springs for the project at the intersection of Wieuca and Roswell roads near Chastain Park.
Members of a parents group seeking to establish a new charter school in Buckhead received an endorsement from the community’s leading neighborhood group. At its April 11 meeting, the Buckhead Council of Neighborhoods voted to give its endorsement to a proposal to build Atlanta Classical Academy. The Council of Neighborhoods will send a letter to Atlanta Board of Education members in support of the
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