Inside Back burner AIS buying North Fulton School site on hold community 3
Mulling options Uncertainty surrounds plans for intersection community 6
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June 28 — July 11, 2013 • vol. 7 — NO. 13
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Proud of ‘Old Glory’
With a bang Where, when to celebrate July 4 out & about 18
Wonder woman Local parade organizer is ‘Energizer Bunny’ making a difference 19
Team player Fast pitch softball is her game standout student 24 Riley Friedman, left, and Michael Hartshorn, with Boy Scout Troop 467, fold a flag at American Legion Post 140 in Chastain Park on Powers Ferry Road June 14. The post, which is a retired flag collection center, hosted Flag Day ceremonies. More photos on page 30.
Cities say cameras help keep residents safe
In this neighborhood, homes come first
By Melissa Weinman
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By Dan Whisenhunt
Amid the recent controversy surrounding national surveillance programs, many may not realize that jurisdictions around For more about the debate metro Atlanta are using inteon surveillance cameras, grated camera systems to resee Commentary on page 8 cord city-wide security footage. But proponents say access to video footage is an invaluable tool for public safety.
Richard and Phyllis Franco returned from their walk by the river, using a park that’s part of a sanctuary recognized by the federal government as Where part of the Chattahooche River National You Recreation Area. Live They’ve been married 53 years, and have lived within walking distance of the park for 38 years. “We walk along the Chattahoochee every day,” Richard Franco said.
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