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DeKalb property annexation sparks debate

DeKalb property annexation sparks debate

September 5, 2017

Recent opposition to the proposal to annex the properties of Emory University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta i...

Grady alum founds early childhood education program to combat poverty

James Bryan

August 28, 2017

Though he graduated from Grady in 2005, David Suitts returned to Atlanta heavily invested in the quality of public education. To help combat the poverty cycle, Suitts founded the program Unite4Kids, a nonprofit fighting for a minimum of $20 million of annual funding dedicated to early childhood education by 2018. After graduating from Grady and later the University of North Ca...

Reopening of the David T. Howard building

Reopening of the David T. Howard building

August 22, 2017

By Tyler Jones Old Fourth Ward is one of the most recent developing neighborhoods in Atlanta, and amid the extension of the BeltLine and crop up of ...

Morningside’s national award attracts families

The Southerner

June 1, 2017

By Parker Killenberg and Alex Opsahl Thanks to high test scores and unique enrichment programs, Morningside Elementary, a Grady feeder school, was recognized as a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School for exemplary high performance. Like other schools in the Grady cluster,  Morningside’s student body has been growing in the past few years. At the beginning of the year the...

Commercial developer buys Underground Atlanta

The Southerner

May 24, 2017

By Sophie Rivard Underground Atlanta, an  area that served as the center of downtown life in the 1960s, still holds remnants of the Atlanta history once rooted there. Despite its vibrant past, the shopping district full of kiosks and small shops has been neglected, and was subsequently sold to a development company on March 16. WRS Inc., a real estate and development...

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