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Shoppers lined up early and looked at coupons for the grand opening of Sprouts Farmers Market Wednesday. Credit: Sprouts Farmers Market - Dunwoody Facebook Page
Beer Maven July 17, 2014 at 08:30 am
This was a headline in Smyrna Vinings patch and I thought "wow this place must be good, theyRead More haven't even broken ground yet!"
PayPal customers who used the platform to donate money to the Harris family will be getting their money back, a PayPal spokesperson said Friday. Credit: Patch File Photo
erie July 12, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Wow they did the right thing. Rightfulyso! Thinking the state is going to use her to get the hubbyRead More and use her testimony against her. Kill two birds with the same stone.
SUNKEN SUB July 13, 2014 at 09:30 pm
* UP SCOPE ================================================ Next time use PayPal for Bishop EddieRead More and the IRS ================================================ See which one gives the fastest return. ================================================ Down Scope
Georgia gun owners with carry permits need to leave their weapons at home when they visit a Target store. File|Patch
Ric Honsa, CPA July 5, 2014 at 10:24 am
I want to add that the photo in the article features a Sig P239. In honor of Independence day, IRead More will carry one of my two P239 pistols today, and I will visit Target. David, if you are out and about at Target and you see a guy with a gray hat that reads "GSSF" please say hi. I will buy you a coffee at Starbucks!
Greg Wardlaw July 5, 2014 at 08:50 pm
I don't know if they realize it but Target has made themselves a "larger Target" by askingRead More people to not bring their guns. Thieves everywhere are rejoicing knowing they will be the only ones armed. It could be a marketing ploy "We are a larger Target now"
David Montgomery July 6, 2014 at 08:29 am
It's a publicity stunt. It cost them nothing to get themselves all over the news and their brand isRead More not taking a hit as it did with their recent security breach. They know legally they cannot prohibit law abiding citizens from carrying in their stores. They can only "request" it. They are appeasing their defined customer demographic - the soccer mom and men that are light in the loafers. Real men don't care.
Waffle House ranks No. 5 on a blogger's list of right-wing restaurants. File|Patch
jMichael June 25, 2014 at 03:37 am
ChickFA has a terrific menu of excellent fast foods. Why wouldn't a ignorant and closed-mindedRead More bigot, masquerading as a zealous follower of Jesus, dine there? Zealots, like all sheep, flock together.
Catherine Anne June 25, 2014 at 07:15 am
You know, if I were to base my political beliefs on the basis of these commentaries, I would chooseRead More the ones from those who do not resort to insults. Calling an administration corrupt, reckless, & power-hungry does not make it so, & is probably the topic of another discussion. Telling someone they are "wound up" & "spinning like a top," calling LGBT folks "whiners," labeling those who agree with you as "normal", & those who do not as "speech police" & "PC," "butt boys," "not winners," "living in their own world," who "over-react," & whom one "hit a nerve," do not engender thoughtful discussion. Just because someone does not agree with you does not make them mentally imbalanced! Dan Cathy apologized, saying it was a mistake to oppose same-sex marriage, that it was wrong to conflate his personal beliefs with business, & that he respected those whose opinions differed from his own. The problem was not what he believed, it was that his business financially supported hate groups--& I belief, still does, although they have stopped supporting the more extreme ones. Their statement read, in part: "The Chick-fil-A culture & service tradition in our restaurants is to treat every person with honor, dignity & respect." That sounds about right to me.
Brent Seeger June 25, 2014 at 02:01 pm
Right Wing Restaurants. Thats funny. I think I will go to Black Power Cafe for lunch. A heapingRead More helping of Black Power and side of White Guilt please!!!!
Waffle House ranks No. 5 on a blogger's list of right-wing restaurants. File|Patch
claybird8 June 18, 2014 at 10:15 am
Stirring the pot.....that's what the media dose. They call it a poll and news... it's not. AmericaRead More is supposed to be the land of the free and that includes freedom of choice. Forcing someone to take a side is not the answer. Being tolerant of others is a better route I think. Granted, there are some intricate issues surrounding gay rights and abortion. That is for the persons involved to figure out.
Lone Stranger June 18, 2014 at 04:44 pm
Well thats it then, the votes are all in and Chick-Fil-A and Waffle House win. If we can get theRead More managements libido and the gun play at WH cleared up then we will be happy to return there as well. As far as the chick goes they just represent good American values and good clean fun. Hats off to them both for being winners and not liberal whiner weenies.
David Montgomery June 18, 2014 at 06:39 pm
Eternity is too long to be wrong...
Customers who have eaten at P.F. Chang's restaurants across the country, including the Atlanta area locations, could be victims of a data breach. File|Patch
Lone Stranger June 13, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Fred Farkel warns consumers of PF Changs food and prices. Plus if your data got nabbed then youRead More really got screwed.
Fatkat June 14, 2014 at 12:26 pm
PF changs SUX!!!!!!😖
Pam J July 11, 2014 at 05:24 pm
I learned sometime back that you should never give a server your debit card and let them walk awayRead More with it. Never.
Ruth Connor, 81, was being threatened with losing her property after thousands of tires were illegally dumped on it. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
janh999 June 13, 2014 at 09:20 am
Always nice to see a business do good in their community for a total stranger! Kudos Tires Plus!!!
Bill Sonnemaker, MS, CES, PES, CSCS, CPT June 16, 2014 at 10:08 am
This shows great community support, way to go Tires Plus!
Waffle House restaurants chairman of the board Joe Rogers Jr. has sued three Georgia attorneys claiming they helped his former housekeeper record sexual encounters with him in an effort to extort money. File|Patch
Lone Stranger June 10, 2014 at 09:12 am
The whole deal is just kinda gross.
Lone Stranger June 10, 2014 at 11:00 am
Just when you thought this could not get any worse.... The Charlotte Observer is reporting that aRead More Waffle House waitress got a $1000.00 tip from a customer. However Waffle House wont let her keep it. They sent it back to the customer. Per the article the customer confirmed the whole story. I would say that Waffle House is giving new meaning to the term Waffle. I don't plan on ever going back. Ripping off waitresses is not something Im going to support.
Jon Mahr June 10, 2014 at 11:09 am
Let us agree that media reports of this opera in need of soap do not star paragons of virtue. TheRead More erstwhile CEO comes across like Putin. And, assuming that there are uncorrupted Elders of the Bar, what can they think of lawyers who send a client to acquire a camera and expertise to record her prospective congress with one later to be styled. if she is successful, as misusing power ? As for the female who successfully demonstrated expertise in more than photography, what is there to say ?,
Panera Bread. Patch file
Ann A. Jones June 4, 2014 at 07:23 am
I don't really expect a bread based business to do such a thing, but some gluten free bread may helpRead More them, too.
Josephine Gamma June 4, 2014 at 08:53 am
keep going Panera, it's a start
Lone Stranger June 9, 2014 at 04:27 pm
Yuck. Screw Panera.
An architect's rendering of what the office tower in the State Farm Dunwoody campus will look like upon completion. Credit: KDC
mary kirkendoll May 16, 2014 at 07:01 am
Sure wish I could understand with all these huge projects breaking ground so close by , why nooneRead More will build in Chamblee. Just noticed the huge mixed use on Piedmont & Monroe will include a Sprouts Grocery. I think the lastest news for Chamblee is another tire store on Peachtree Boulevard and extended hours for all the clubs ensuring Buford Highway's sleaze factor. It's worrisome for those that bought homes here believing things would get better. I have zero confidence in Chamblee officials.
Bill Lowe May 27, 2014 at 05:08 pm
Hi Mary Kirkendoll. Glad to see you have found your way to another Patch site to bash Chamblee andRead More rub on the nether regions of Brookhaven. It's funny that you say no one will listen to you. Don't you wonder why? Perhaps you are as far from an expert on anything real estate related as you can get. When you are a racist, and you purchase a home 1 block away from Buford Highway which is the multi-cultural center of the Atlanta area, would anyone listen to anything you have to say about the matter? Maybe they are fearful of any contact with you because you have a proven history of legal issues and settlements with local governments. That history can easily be found by anyone that searches with something like Google for your name. I don't feel sorry for your lack of research on home purchasing---both in Chamblee and in Smyrna---that can happen to anyone that wants to be a racist and live in a racially diverse area. I feel sorry for your inability to understand how business, government, and redevelopment works. Government can help businesses to redevelopment, but cannot make the decision for them.
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John Welford May 15, 2014 at 10:52 am
Oh my God ! I can't get any greasy fast food for one day. This is horrible. LOL Give them their bigRead More pay increase. It will improve the overall health of the country when the price of a cheeseburger jumps to $12.00 and everybody quits feasting on fast food. They are trying to cut their own throats. Gotta love those unions ! !
Andrea Rosser May 15, 2014 at 05:47 pm
Fire their butts if they walk out...
The inside of a long-dead mall, as photographed by Seph Lawless for his new book "Black Friday."
Brian May 12, 2014 at 05:28 pm
It has a mall in CT I used to go to, RIP. It also has one in NY that apparently was already reopenedRead More when I was there, so I'm surprised it was on the list. I came to Smyrna after the Cobb Center mall had closed.
OnceWasAnnie May 12, 2014 at 09:07 pm
I worked at Lenox Mall (Starbucks. Ugh!) and hated every second of it. It's a soulless miasma ofRead More unchecked greed and avarice and the bathrooms are never cleaned! Haha...malls...maybe when you're a teenager, a mall is someplace cool to hang out and try to impress other teens but I never willingly went to a mall after my early twenties.
David Brown May 16, 2014 at 09:27 am
More mall news. North DeKalb Mall has been sold. Remodeling is anticipated and there are plans toRead More convert the enclosed portion of the property to an open-air concept. Hopefully, North DeKalb Mall will return to the mall I remember. It is rather moribund now.
R. Linley Jones of Brookhaven, president of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Credit: GTLA website
John Welford May 9, 2014 at 07:22 am
Anybody got some good lawyer jokes? Here's my best one: A guy walks into a bar, orders a beer, andRead More loudly proclaims "all lawyers are scumbags" Another guy sitting at the bar says "sir, I take offense at that remark". The first guy asks. "why, are you a lawyer?" The second guy says "no, I'm a scumbag"
Lone Stranger May 7, 2014 at 03:46 pm
Soooooo. Anyone wanna bet that this criminal walks? A former UGA coach convicted in Athens? Uh...no.Read More FYI. Roll up your windows when in Athens. THey keep throwing diplomas from this cow college into your car.
The members of Good Growth DeKalb have ended their legal fight to block a Decatur Walmart Supercenter. Credit: Good Growth DeKalb website
OnceWasAnnie May 3, 2014 at 07:58 am
I've noticed that far too many well-off and yuppie types (of all races, incidentally) were theRead More biggest protesters of a Decatur Walmart. As someone who is disabled and doesn't get a whole lot of money from Social Security, I shop at Walmart all the time and welcome another store nearer to my home in Oakhurst. I've had neighbors try to enlist me in their shrill denouncing of Walmart but these folks have a higher level of income than I and frankly, I've had to tell a few of them off! Don't like Walmart? Well, this is still a free country. Go shop at Whole Foods and feel superior about your over-priced organic milk and quadruple-washed organic alfalfa sprouts but leave me to shop where I want!
Staci Dixon May 7, 2014 at 12:18 am
Interesting comment, full of stereotypes. Walmart is going full-on into the organic market,Read More announcing just last month a major new initiative intended to revitalize the company's waning grocery sales. I can assure you that almost all of the people protesting the Walmart at Suburban Plaza are middle class, working class or on a fixed income just like you! As you can imagine, Walmart doesn't target the "well-off" -- it goes for people living in low- to middle-income areas. You must travel 3.2 miles from the center of Oakhurst to the Avondale Walmart and it will be 3.1 miles from the center of Oakhurst to the Decatur Walmart. Does that .1 mile justify the impacts the Supercenter will have on the environment, traffic and other quality of life issues? The people protesting the store don't believe it does.
David D May 7, 2014 at 09:49 am
Look, everyone. Nobody is going to change his or her mind about GGD - favorable or unfavorable.Read More It's over. PERIOD.
A deal for General Motors to sell the closed Doraville assembly plant to an Atlanta developer should reportedly close this summer. File|Patch
Brian Crowe May 1, 2014 at 10:32 am
This could be an area where it would be smart to use public funds. Otherwise, we're stuck with aRead More hulking, eyesore of a decaying industrial plant; it's not like this is an undeveloped meadow or woods. And the proposed development will likely bring better and more year-round jobs than a sports stadium, so the Cobb comparison isn't a great one.
Rhea A Johnson Jr May 1, 2014 at 04:11 pm
Brian… consider that six months ago this site was being considered for a horse racingRead More venue…..Don't think that the Legislature thought much of that idea!
electric123 May 2, 2014 at 12:04 am
Like I previously wrote before I got flagged and removed that area is low cost living from a lot ofRead More different ethnicity groups that live in a cheaper mind-set for their financial goals of lower cost living, so unless developer goes for that it is another debacle waiting to happen.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 03:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 02:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Eric Wessels May 7, 2014 at 11:16 am
If you really are worried about pork: It has come to my attention, much too late to do anythingRead More about it probably, that there is a hog confinement proposed to be constructed within 1 mile of my home. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the state of Iowa. In fact there are 10 homes within 1 mile of this proposed facility, some just ½ mile away. I have looked at the manure management plan and one poor family will have manure spread on three sides of their property throughout the year. Of course this proposed facility is under the limit of 2500 hogs to require a permit by 20 hogs, so no one was notified. They will run 2 sets of hogs through the facility each year, 4960 hogs. This will produce over 660,000 gallons of liquid waste to be stored in a 270’ long, 70’ wide, 8’ deep lagoon. The manure will all be spread in section 13 of the Adel Township in Dallas County. My secondary concern (my primary concern is my family) is for others impacted and the county as a whole. This is terrible planning. The proposed facility lies in the center between Adel, Waukee, and Dallas Center. Dallas County is the second fastest growing county in the country. Waukee builds a new school every year. The Waukee soccer complex is a short 3.5 mile drive south. The proposed new county facilities would be 3 miles away. There is a church on highway 6 less than 3 miles away. The parking lot for the bike trail in Waukee is less than 3 miles away. The bike trail from Waukee to Dallas Center that was just completed, and is well used, is less than 100 yards. All of these items are outside the limits set by the legislature, but all will be affected. The county web site has maps indicating the entire core from Waukee to Adel and DC is anticipated residential with a regional commercial core where this is located. The long range planning has a western bypass that ties into the highway 5 bypass going right by this facility less than half a mile. Maybe this is what they mean by regional commercial. The map shows a 3/4 mile swath from R16 to R22 just north of 270th street. In a conversation I had w/ the county, it was stated this owner plans to build several (no number or location was given) in Dallas County. He can put facilities of this size every ½ mile without a permit because they will all be considered individual units under the size required to be permitted. I can’t believe this is what the citizens of Dallas County want, or what the planning organizations spend their time working on simply to be ignored. The problem primarily lies in the fact that local control is not allowed. In almost every other aspect of governance, local control is preferred and advocated for by the Iowa legislature. Big Ag controls the legislature and the DNR. Talk to your rep. Talk to your senator. Get local control for issues that affect you and your neighbors.
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