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City Council Takes First Steps on Sidewalk Ordinance

August 1, 2015

by Jack White As many people know, VHCA and Virginia-Highland property owners made a tremendous investment in sidewalks over the last 2.5 years. This was possible because neighbors and VHCA stepped up financially, and because VHCA was able to bundle over 200 improvements to move the repairs through the city. To this day it is very difficult for individual citizens to repair…

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Voice – August 2012 – City Installs New Signage Along North Highland Avenue

August 1, 2012

By: John Becker Thanks to the efforts of VHCA Graffiti Task Force chair Laura Voisinet, city workers recently installed ten shiny new traffic signs along North Highland Avenue. A new speed limit sign and new fluorescent signs warning motorists to look for pedestrians in the crosswalk replace ones that were damaged and plastered with stickers…

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Voice – August 2012 – The VH/Morningside Parent Association: A Valuable Community Resource

July 27, 2012

The Virginia-Highland Morningside Parent Association (VHMPA) provides a link between the parents of these respective neighborhoods for the sharing of parental interests and concerns and to provide information, activities and support that enhance the members’ child-rearing efforts. The VHMPA communicates to its membership by publishing a monthly newsletter and operates an email network to facilitate information sharing among…

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Voice – August 2012 – A New Garbage Can Today; A More Beautiful Neighborhood Tomorrow

July 27, 2012

New Volunteer Group To Focus on Upkeep of VaHi’s Commercial Areas By: John Becker A shiny new garbage can made its debut last week on the southwest corner of North Highland and St. Charles avenues. The new receptacle – provided by Keep Atlanta Beautiful and paid for by Atlanta-based UPS – is the first tangible…

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Focus on John Howell Park

July 6, 2012

Comments Solicited for Proposed Improvements It has been a busy and productive year on the Virginia-Highland Civic Association Parks Committee.  Forming a new committee, coordinating with the City Parks Department, addressing challenges at the corner of Virginia and N. Highland, and doing a long-overdue comprehensive analysis of what was working and not working at John…

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