Inside Parting ways Historic mansion being prepped for move community 2
Breathe deep Ease kids, yourself back into school routine commentary 6
Open to all Jewish center’s interfaith programs welcome everyone faith 9
Paddle pusher ‘Surf’s up’ on the Chattahoochee River out & about 10-11
Fine time Business, residential alarms must be registered Public safety 19
Aug. 9 — Aug. 22, 2013 • vol. 7 — NO. 16
A place to make memories Cathy Dugan, front, along with her daughter Breanna Rotell, check out the Chastain Horse Park during a Bluegrass & Bar-B-Q summer social on Aug. 1. The two toured the newly renovated clubhouse, while they plan Breanna’s October wedding at the facility. More photos on page 3. phil mosier
New North Atlanta High makes big impression
Arrest in silver thefts, burglary threat remains
By Dan Whisenhunt
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on the move
By Dan Whisenhunt
Paul Lawson craned his head up, trying to take in the scale of the new campus of his son’s high school. “How can I put it,” he said. “Massive?” That’s one way. Students called it “very big” and “huge.” The new North Atlanta High, located at the former IBM campus on Northside Parkway, officially opened its doors Aug. 7. As they waited for the doors to open, some students chattered away. Others listened to music through headphones. Some students getting out of their cars looked wide-eyed at their
Atlanta Police on Aug. 2 arrested a woman on charges of receiving stolen property, saying she held $100,000 worth of silver, some stolen from Buckhead homes. While the silver thefts may have been the most high-profile of the recent crimes, other burglaries are also creating concern among north Fulton residents. On Aug. 1, residents of the city of Sandy Springs and the Buckhead community met at Northwest Presbyterian Church, crowding into a meeting room with law enforcement officials.
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