People and Places

EACA Beautification Committee Announces Raffle Winner
People and Places

EACA Beautification Committee Announces Raffle Winner

By Kevin Spigener The East Atlanta Community Association’s (EACA) Beautification Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of the Beautification Gourd Birdhouse Raffle, held during the 14th annual STRUT festival, is Matt Donathan of East Atlanta. Congratulations, Matt! The one-of-a-kind gourd birdhouse, grown and handcrafted by Douglasville, GA artist […]

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Three Area Mrs. Winner’s Closed

By Nancy Leighton Mrs. Winner’s Chicken and Biscuits, part of Famous Recipe Foods, filed for bankruptcy last year on November 10. Before that they had already closed down two Mrs. Winner’s stores in our area: at 590 McDonough Boulevard across from the Federal Prison and another one at 363 Hill […]

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Derelict Bank Building Demolished

By Nancy Leighton The former Citizens and Southern Bank branch, located at 1291 Moreland Avenue, has met the wrecking crew. Commonly called the C&S bank, the geometric mid-twentieth century modern style building had been unoccupied since about 1992, when C&S merged with another bank and closed a number of branches. […]

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Longtime Pastor Passes

By Henry Bryant The Reverend Ted Boland, Pastor of Moreland Avenue Baptist for 39 years, passed away August 8, 2011. He was 80 years old and lived in Lawrenceville. Moreland Avenue Baptist was a fixture on the corner of Moreland and Glenwood Avenues in East Atlanta for many years before […]

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New Directions for Boulevard Heights

By Stacey Martin The Boulevard Heights Community would like to thank James Palmer for three years of service as president of the neighborhood organization. Palmer’s efforts have benefited residents of Boulevard Heights in numerous ways, and they look forward to his continued involvement on the Atlanta Public School issues that […]