Tim Walsh, a 60-year-old Brookhaven resident and health teacher at Dunwoody High School completed the Appalachian Trail after 19 years.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Friday, July 13, 2012
A look at reported police activity in our community for July 6-12, 2012.
Here is a summary of reported incidents in the 30319 and 30341 zip codes in the Brookhaven-Chamblee area during the period of July 6-12, 2012. The information in the blotter was obtained from CrimeMapping.com for the DeKalb County Police Department. This information does not indicate a conviction. ***** July 11: Entering an automobile was reported on the 3100 block of Woodrow Way at 8:30 p.m. July 11: Simple battery was reported on the 3300 block of Clairmont Road at 9:43 a.m. July 11: Theft of an automobile was reported on the 4200 block of Buford Highway at 1 a.m. July 10: Theft of an automobile was reported on the 1800 block of Skyland Drive at 10 p.m. July 10: Burglary – forced entry into a residence was reported on the 2500 block of …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
It's me, the new editor of Brookhaven Patch.
Only I'm not really new. I've been with Patch for more than a year and a half now, since the really busy days of November 2010 when we launched a whole bunch of sites throughout metro Atlanta. See, my real title is Associate Regional Editor, which is a fancy way of saying that I work with several of our Atlanta sites, one of which just happens to be ... Brookhaven Patch. But Stephanie Arnold, our wonderful founding local editor, has moved off to Virginia to work for The Virginian Pilot, and when offered the chance to take over my home neighborhood site, I didn't hesitate a bit. I'm about as close as you can get to a Brookhaven native. I'm told my great-grandfather, a carpenter, helped build Drew Valley in the early 1950s. As an infant, my…
The alleged incident took place last week.
A Brookhaven homeowner's video surveillance system captured footage of a possible attempted burglary on Winding Lane last week. DeKalb County police have been given a copy of the footage. The incident allegedly took place on Friday, May 4, and the video includes a narrative of the alleged events.
Monday, April 16, 2012
This week, readers get to chose their favorite place to grab a bite after 10 p.m.
We've all been there. You're out late, partying or just hanging with friends. Then suddenly, it hits you. You're hungry. The problem is, it's past 10 p.m. and the selection of good food dwindles to zilch - except in Brookhaven. We've rounded up some of the local favorites open past bedtime. Vote for your favorite until 10 a.m. Friday and adhere to the attached rules. ----- Kaleidoscope - Although only a few years old, Kaleidoscope has become a Brookhaven 'old favorite' closing its doors at 12 a.m. Sunday - Thursday and 2 a.m on Friday and Saturday. Waffle House - Although it's a chain - and we love our local businesses - Waffle House simply can't be ignored in this Reader's Choice line-up. Located on Peachtree Road next to the MARTA …
Monday, March 26, 2012
Senate rejected a proposed amendment to change the name back to the city of Ashford.
In a 36-14 vote, the Senate passed House Bill 636, the legislation to provide a charter for a city of Brookhaven. The bill was presented Monday afternoon by Sate Sen. Fran Millar (R-40). "This has been a been a two year process, we estimated expenditures to be around $25 million and the revenues exceeded that," Millar said. Millar stated that the city would have four city council members and one mayor. Council members would represent approximately 12,000 residents as opposed to DeKalb County Commissioners who represent 138,000. "The bottom line is that this gives people the right to vote on their form of government. Governing is best when it's local," he said. The bill, sponsored by State Rep. Mike Jacobs (R-80), passed the House in …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Local businesses participate in beautifying Peacthree Road.
Since late last year, the Brookhaven Community Connection (BCC) has had as its goal to improve the appearance of the business district and enhance Brookhaven's natural environment. The organization has worked with various property owners along Peachtree Road in Brookhaven to plant trees along the commercial corridor. Trees have been planted at SunTrust Bank and the Waffle House, and most recently, Wells Fargo Bank. Additional businesses scheduled to plant trees are Pep Boys, Extended Stay Hotel, Dunkin Donuts and Brookhaven Station shopping center. Brookhaven Community Connection's Mike Elliot contributed this article.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Meet up with other Savi Supporters on Wednesday, March. 14
Savi Urban Market is offering rides to its Brookhaven patrons and supporters for the Zoning Board of Appeals hearing in Decatur on March 14. Owners of Savi is scheduled to appear before the DeKalb County Zoning Board of Appeals to discuss its proposal next Wednesday at 1 p.m. to expand the facility and build a new facade. The DeKalb County staff recommended denial to the proposal citing its failure to comply with the Brookhaven LCI, but the board issued a 30-day deferral. Savi issued a flyer that says, "We need your support! Come help us on Wednesday to make your Savi Urban Market bigger and better for the Brookhaven community!" The flyer invites patrons to a free lunch at the store at Noon, then a ride - if needed - to the hearing to show…
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
A look at recent market activity in our community.
1035 Angelo Ct. NE. this 5 bedroom, 7 bath home sold on Jan. 13 for $1.8 million. Sales information courtesy of AOL Real Estate.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Lots of people are off today. Here's what's open and what's closed.
The President's Day holiday means all federal, state and local government offices are closed. Post Office: There will be no postal delivery, except for Express Mail, and post offices are closed today. Banks: Most banks and the major financial markets, including the New York Stock Exchange, are closed. Schools: DeKalb County Schools are closed today. Businesses: Most retail businesses and restaurants are open as usual, and there's lots to do on your day off. Check out our events listings for a complete rundown.