Thursday, April 11, 2013
The April 18 event will be held at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation on Clairmont Road from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Lakeside Community Alliance will hold its next community meeting at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation on Clairmont Road on April 18. The event, which is expected to draw hundreds of area residents interested in the potential formation of a city of Lakeside, will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the church’s Carlos Community Center at 2500 Clairmont Road. Volunteers from the alliance, a non-profit group, will take questions from the community about the pros and cons of incorporation. The guest speaker will be Oliver Porter, a Sandy Springs resident who authored the book, Creating the New City of Sandy Springs: The 21st Century Paradigm. The event was rescheduled after the alliance canceled an April 1 meeting at Clairmont …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The yearly food and cultural event returns to the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation this weekend.
If you're in the mood for good food and fun, head over to the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation on Friday for one of our community's largest yearly events. The Atlanta Greek Festival returned Thursday evening and will run through Sunday. From a story about this year's event in Neighbor Newspapers: With such a longstanding tradition in the community, there are bound to be many changes throughout the years. This year there will be one notable change – the integration of iPads for cashiering. Festival Chairman Sandy Papadopoulos said having the new technology is a big step for the festival. “We traditionally have a lot of lines everywhere and this is something we’re trying integrate – a one-stop shop scenario where you would just …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
County Commissioner Jeff Rader explained how the 2012 DeKalb County budget works and highlighted some special areas of local concern, including a new draft of a redistricted county map.
Commissioner Jeff Rader (District 2) hosted a meeting to explain the ins and outs of the proposed DeKalb County budget for 2012, touching on topics such as funding parks, libraries and fixing the conditions of the county animal shelter. Rader also brought a map showing proposed new county commission districts that was released only hours earlier. He feels the map is problematic because it packs about three percent more people into the district than there should be, meaning that the voting power of its residents is diluted. This map also takes the Briarcliff Elementary, Druid Hills Middle and North Decatur voting precincts out of his district. “This process, unfortunately, has really fallen apart this year,” he said. He also said the county…
Friday, January 27, 2012
The District 2 commissioner will talk about next year's county budget.
DeKalb County Commissioner Jeff Rader will host a presentation on the proposed 2012 DeKalb County Budget on Monday, Feb. 6, at 7pm at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Annunciation, 2500 Clairmont Rd. in Atlanta. This is an opportunity to learn about some of the budgetary challenges facing the county in the coming year and review the administration’s proposed budget. Citizens are encouraged to attend and share their priorities for the county budget. The 2012 budget is available at www.commissionerrader.com/budget-2010.html and the 2012 budget analysis is available at http://web.co.dekalb.ga.us/boc/CommitteeDoc/2012%20budget%20analysis%202011.01.12.pdf.
Friday, September 30, 2011
The 2011 Atlanta Greek Festival kicked off at the Greek Orthodox cathedral on Clairmont Road on Thursday.
Hundreds of visitors came out for the opening day of the 2011 Atlanta Greek Festival at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation off of Clairmont Road on Thursday. Thousands more are expected over the weekend. The festival, which features all things Greek, runs Friday and Saturday from 11am until 11pm and Sunday from 11am until 7pm. Visitors can taste a variety of different food and sweets, listen to live music, watch dancers glide across the floor and peruse numerous shops featuring jewelry, clothing, books and art. Children's activities, cooking demonstrations and tours of the worship area inside the Cathedral also run throughout the event. For more information visit http://www.atlantagreekfestival.org/