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maY 31 — JUne 13, 2013 • VoL. 7 — no. 11


When the rain comes... Roswell Road

getting better, officials say

go for it make your own success, says company president CommeNtaRY 8

perimeter Business


Roswell Road, one of Atlanta’s most notorious north-to-south corridors, gets a bad rap, traffic officials say. The people who drive the road every day see it a little differently. Turning left onto Roswell Road requires patience. Sidewalks fade in and out of view. Finding a driveway into a business can be tricky. Pedestrians often cross the road wherever they please. When school buses drop students off at apartments along Roswell, the road becomes a parking lot. Traffic officials with the city of Sandy Springs and the Georgia Department of Transportation say traffic flow along Roswell in Fulton County has improved in the last few years. Roswell Road begins

Transportation issues still a hot topic pageS 9-15

Selfless act Volunteers prepare dead for Jewish burial faitH 20

See RoSWeLL Road, page 4

finding facts Rape at North Atlanta high under investigation

Website gives students a voice

puBLiC SafetY 30


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Laney mcdowell, 8, front, along with her brother William, 5, create chalk masterpieces on the pavement while their parents shop at the peachtree Road farmers market in Buckhead on may 25.

North Atlanta High School battles two conflicting stereotypes as a public high school, according to the editors of The Northerner student website. One stereotype held by people living outside of Buckhead is that the North Atlanta community thinks it’s too good for everyone else. The other stereotype, held by people living inside Buckhead, is that the public high school isn’t good enough. The Northerner in many ways reflects this contradiction. It’s a student publication that’s too good for a high school and yet one that strives to be better than the rest. The website came into its own this year, See ‘tHe NoRtHeRNeR’, page 27

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