February 10, 2022 On Common Ground News

Visit Brookhaven, GA: festivals, food, parks and boutiques

    BROOKHAVEN, GA— Located 19 miles northeast of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and just 10 miles from downtown Atlanta, Brookhaven offers a community-focused vibe that enchants visitors and locals alike. Comprised of distinct neighborhoods, Brookhaven is reminiscent of a laid-back smaller town with all the perks and benefits of a big city. From locally-owned […]
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January 10, 2022 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Disney Springs, Orlando, FL

This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us to the Disney Springs shopping complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.    
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January 3, 2022 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting the Michelle Obama Trail

This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us to the Michelle Obama Trail, formerly known as the South River Path, in Decatur, GA.  The trail, named for the nation’s first African-American First Lady, is located at the Georgia State University Panthersville campus on Clifton Springs Road.        
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December 17, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: The Downton Abbey Exhibition, Atlanta, GA

      This week, The Elevate Talk Show takes you ‘Around the Town’ to “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” in Atlanta, Georgia. The exhibition, based on the beloved television show, transports you to post-Edwardian England, where the characters and the iconic house come to life.  
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November 7, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Panola Mountain State Park

This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us to Panola Mountain State Park, a 100-acre granite outcrop similar to Stone Mountain, but smaller.  Just 15 minutes from Atlanta, it is a recreational haven for all ages and interests.   https://youtu.be/xfpfF1_6h3Q     
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Atlanta City Council to consider significant legislative Items May 16

    ATLANTA — The Atlanta City Council will consider legislation during Monday’s meeting on May 16 outlining increased oversight, accountability, resident participation, and a commitment to improved project delivery for the “Moving Atlanta Forward” infrastructure initiative (Legislative Reference No. 22-O-1369). The full Council meeting will be held in person at 1 p.m. in the Council Chamber […]
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Candlelight vigil set May 16 for Rockdale County Deputy Walter Jenkins, Jr.

  CONYERS, GA—A  candlelight vigil will be held in memory of Rockdale County Sheriff’s (RCSO) Deputy Walter D. Jenkins, Jr. on Monday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, 911 Chambers Drive, Conyers. Deputy Jenkins was killed after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic in a […]
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Lullwater Road closure on May 16, construction to replace DeKalb County stormwater pipe

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA– On May 16, a portion of Lullwater Road Northeast, between The By Way Northeast and North Decatur Road, will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., while crews work to replace 24-inch-diameter stormwater pipe. Traffic will be detoured to Oakdale Road. This section of Lullwater Road NE will reopen on […]
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Atlanta City Council to consider significant legislative Items May 16

    ATLANTA — The Atlanta City Council will consider legislation during Monday’s meeting on May 16 outlining increased oversight, accountability, resident participation, and a commitment to improved project delivery for the “Moving Atlanta Forward” infrastructure initiative (Legislative Reference No. 22-O-1369). The full Council meeting will be held in person at 1 p.m. in the Council Chamber […]
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Candlelight vigil set May 16 for Rockdale County Deputy Walter Jenkins, Jr.

  CONYERS, GA—A  candlelight vigil will be held in memory of Rockdale County Sheriff’s (RCSO) Deputy Walter D. Jenkins, Jr. on Monday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, 911 Chambers Drive, Conyers. Deputy Jenkins was killed after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic in a […]
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Lullwater Road closure on May 16, construction to replace DeKalb County stormwater pipe

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA– On May 16, a portion of Lullwater Road Northeast, between The By Way Northeast and North Decatur Road, will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., while crews work to replace 24-inch-diameter stormwater pipe. Traffic will be detoured to Oakdale Road. This section of Lullwater Road NE will reopen on […]
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New Georgia sites added to National Register of Historic Places

  ATLANTA—Georgia recently added four new listings to the National Register of Historic Places. As the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), the Historic Preservation Division (HPD), housed in the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, administers the National Register of Historic Places program in Georgia. Nominations for listings are in line with HPD’s mission of promoting […]
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The Great Art Hunt takes place in Macon on May 14

    MACON, GA–Explore downtown Macon on Saturday, May 14, at the Great Art Hunt fundraiser to support The 567 Center and its mission of bringing creative life to downtown Macon. The event kicks off at The 567 Center, 456 First Street, where participants can stop by between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. to pick up their […]
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Emory University Science Gallery to launch with interactive, inaugural exhibition ‘HOOKED’

  ATLANTA— Science Gallery at Emory University will launch its inaugural exhibition, “HOOKED: When Want Becomes Need,” on May 14 at Pullman Yards in Atlanta’s historic Kirkwood district. The free, world-class, interactive experience blends science, art, technology, and design to provide a visually compelling and thought-provoking look at the world of addiction and recovery. “HOOKED” […]
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