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Notice of Date Changes for August Issue

By Jennifer Thompson This year Independence Day is also the first Monday of July, which is usually proof night. To allow Porch Press volunteers to celebrate the Fourth with family and friends, and to get the paper out before the Battle of Atlanta events, the deadline for article submissions to […]

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East Atlanta Village Building Sold

By Stuart Brady On March 1 Clinton Raines Jr., an 18-year veteran with State Farm Insurance, acquired the building at 416 Flat Shoals Ave in East Atlanta Village south of the library. The building was built in 1962 for the Atlanta Home Loan Corporation, an insurance business that operated out […]

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The First Lady Visits Local Elementary School

By Adam Waterson First Lady Michelle Obama visited East Atlanta’s Burgess-Peterson Academy BPA) and its organic garden to mark the one-year anniversary of her “Let’s Move” initiative. Master Gardener and BPA volunteer Adam Waterson shares his thoughts on the day First lady Michelle Obama arrived at Burgess-Peterson Academy around 1:40pm on […]