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Bon Voyage (Sort Of), John Becker!

May 26, 2015

By Jack White (on behalf of the VHCA BoD) This is an article that could have been written a few weeks ago, but wasn’t for a specific reason – no one was very happy about the subject matter. John Becker – long-time VHCA Board member, Communications Chair, and Voice editor – sold his home in VaHi…

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Inman Middle School Expansion Meeting Set for May 5

April 20, 2015

What: Inman Middle School Expansion Meeting When: Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Inman MS Auditorium, 774 Virginia Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 April 16, 2015 Dear Inman Middle School Family, In February, we met as a community to discuss the space and enrollment issues at Inman Middle School.  We had…

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APD Officials Listen and Respond to Resident Safety Concerns

April 14, 2015

The first portion of this month’s regular meeting of the VHCA held on April 13th was devoted to a special discussion of neighborhood safety.  District 6 Councilperson Alex Wan (who organized the meeting and arranged the speakers), APD Asst. Chief Shawn Jones, Deputy Chief Joseph Spillane, Zone 6 Commander Timothy Peek, and other officers made presentations,…

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Local Teen Wins Second National Writing Award

April 8, 2015

In May 2013 we posted this article about VaHi resident and then 8th grader Clarissa Mullig who had just won a Gold Medal in the national Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards, the largest and longest-running recognition program for creative teens in the U.S. Well, Clarissa obviously isn’t one to rest on her laurels as she…

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Ten Thousand Villages

March 31, 2015

Virginia-Highland’s Fair Trade Retailer for 20 Years Ten Thousand Villages has been a Virginia-Highland staple since 1993. Located at 1056 St. Charles Avenue, the neighborhood shop has seen the ebb and flow of the local business community and, at one time, was the only open storefront on their side of St. Charles for nearly a…

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