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Civil War Began 150 Years Ago

By Nancy Leighton April 16 marks 150 years since the fighting of the American Civil War started. It began with the firing on Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor by Confederate forces. Over the next several years, all the events of the Civil War will be having their 150 years anniversary […]

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More Items Can Be Recycled in Atlanta

By Penny Luck The city of Atlanta has recently increased the types of items that can be placed in your curbside recycling bin. All items can be placed together and they will be separated for recycling at the processing facility. Paper—no food contaminated boxes, pizza boxes, paper towels, or napkins […]

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Grant Park Recreation Center Upgrade

By Alisa Chambers You may have noticed construction-type things happening over at the Grant Park Recreation Center. The Center underwent some major renovation work and the project is now in closeout. Claudia Ledwich, Project Manager with Silverman Construction Program Management, provided some insight on the upgrade. The work included, but […]

Melinda Kelleher Joins Atlanta Habitat
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Melinda Kelleher Joins Atlanta Habitat

By Sarah Fedota Atlanta Habitat is pleased to announce that, effective February 21, Melinda Kelleher is the new Vice President of Resource Development. Most recently, Ms. Kelleher was with Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, where she led all development and marketing initiatives. With 16 years of fundraising experience, […]