Patch Sincerely Regrets ... Corrections and Clarifications
A summary of corrections and clarifications in North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch.
At Patch, we take transparency seriously. We're committed to accuracy, to acknowledging our mistakes, and to fixing them as quickly as possible. Corrections are marked with an asterisk (*) in stories where errors have been fixed, accompanied by an editor's note in italics at the bottom of the story.
We do our best to get the facts right, but sometimes even Homer nods. If you see a factual error, tell us about it and we'll make sure we get it right.
Here are our recent mistakes:
On March 21, 2013, a story about the Lakeside City Alliance and a cityhood bill incorrectly said the alliance had said it hoped the legislature would approve a placeholder bill that could lead to residents voting on cityhood as early as fall of 2014.
On September 1, 2012, an editorial error led to the publishing of a post about a fatal wreck on North Druid Hills Road on May 12. A Breaking News Alert was also sent out to some site readers.
On July 6, 2012, a story about health inspections incorrectly stated in the headline that Krystal scored an 83 on its inspection. It scored a 93.
On July 2, 2012, a story about a Zaxby's restaurant opening on North Druid Hills Road incorrectly stated the date in which the restaurant is to open. It is Monday, July 9.
On March 27, 2012, a story about DeKalb County holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for Mason Mill Dog Park incorrectly stated the date and time of the event. It is April 21 at 2:45pm.
On March 1, 2012, in a story about the Second Annual Embrace Our Green Space Race, Patch incorrectly said in both the headline and the article's body that the race was sponsored by Oak Grove United Methodist Church. It is sponsored by the Leafmore-Creek Park Hills Civic Association.
On Feb. 17, 2012, in the weekly Crime Blotter, Sequoyah Middle School was misspelled.
On Jan. 23, 2012, when asking readers about Brookhaven's possible cityhood, a typo lead to the posting saying two legislators support a bill that would codify how communities become states. It should have said "how communities become cities."
On Jan. 13, 2012, when reporting on recent DeKalb County restaurant health inspections, Patch incorrectly identified El Toro Mexican Restaurant as El Torero Mexican Restaurant. Patch regrets the error.