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aPs may sell atlanta international school building By Dan Whisenhunt
Atlanta Public Schools is considering selling its old North Fulton High School campus, which it currently leases to Atlanta International School. The sale would raise money to make up APS’ budget shortfall. The private school has leased the building on North Fulton Drive from APS since 1995. The anticipated sale price would be $6 million. “The price that has been discussed includes both cash ($6 million) and services (approximately $2.5 million) with the amount negotiated as the result of two appraisals of the property,” APS Chief Financial Officer Chuck Burbridge said via email. “The discussion has also included a profitsharing provision, should the property be sold at a future
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Pine Hills residents love their quiet neighborhood By MeLissa WeinMan
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Twins Aspen, left, and Paris Williams, cuddle “Kade,” a lab-mix puppy offered for adoption through Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. The organization was one of many with a booth at the Buckhead Spring Arts & Crafts Festival held in Chastain Park May 11-12.
When Albert Martin bought his Pine Hills home in the late 1960s, he didn’t realize that he already had a connection to the neighborhood. While combing through old Where maps and records and deeds, MarYou tin learned that the land where Live Pine Hills was built was owned by his great-great-uncle. He also found that some of his relatives are buried in a small family cemetery in the woods nearby. “We knew the cemetery was there, but didn’t realize it was SEE ACTIVISM, PAGE 6
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