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Aspiring child  Rock Stars can try out the School of Rock for free now through October 31st.  The free week of lessons includes one private and one group class. The school is located at 321 Pharr Rd. Suite H, Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: (404) 218-3105
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Atlanta's Controversial Spot for New High School

ATLANTA -- "When we get a high school, we want it placed in the proper spot not in the worst location possible."

The worst location, in the opinion of Buckhead resident Sally Silver and many others, is at the intersection of West Paces Ferry Road and East Andrews Drive, behind an apartment complex that sits on East Andrews is 30 wooded acres. It's prime real estate in the middle of relentless traffic.

"The traffic here is egregious," said Silver."Everybody who's ever been to Buckhead knows you have to wait in line through two and three traffic lights sometimes to get off of East Andrews, and if you've ever been on Peachtree, Roswell Road or West Paces, well, they speak for themselves."

Residents say the high school would clog Buckhead, and it would stop new restaurants and hotels from locating to this area because they could no longer get liquor licenses this close to a school. And there's this: the owner of the property doesn't want to sell.

Phipps Already Taking Reservations, Fees for Santa

ATLANTA -- It's a childhood experience that resonates for life, at least for some of us. The fabled trip to visit Santa at the mall is, for many families, a highlight of the holiday. Phipps Plaza in Buckhead began a new tradition a few years ago, one that did not sit well with everyone.

Phipps manager Dewayne Herbert says "He's just a really popular Santa. Over 6,000 families visit him each year. This gives each family the opportunity to get their time in without feeling rushed."

Beginning Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m., families needed to log onto santaatphipps.com and pay $15 to make a reservation to see Santa; $10 goes toward the cost of the photo package.

Last year, all 6,000 appointments were booked within 48 hours.

Within the first hour of going online Wednesday, the site temporarily crashed.

How To Host A Community Yard Sale

Atlanta -  Having a yard sale is a great way to make a little money, and you can make a lot of money if you do it big.   That means having a community wide yard sale.

Conway MacKenzie Wins National and State Industry Awards from Turnaround Management Association

ATLANTA (October 12, 2010) — Conway MacKenzie Inc., an international consulting firm specializing in turnaround and crisis management, has been chosen as winner in both the national Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Transaction of the Year Awards and the TMA Georgia Chapter Turnaround of the Year Awards. Conway MacKenzie’s team was recognized for its exemplary turnaround assistance with two distressed manufacturing companies.

The 2010 TMA Transaction of the Year Award is a national industry award given to professionals who crafted transactions that rescued companies from the shadow of complete ruin. Conway MacKenzie’s Atlanta-based professionals played key roles in rescuing Republic Industries, a cabinet and door manufacturer which experienced losses as the housing crisis eroded its profits and the bank shut down access to the revolver.

Brian Frank Among “Best of Best” Financial Advisors Attending Barron's Winner's Circle

Exclusive Conference Hosts Pre-eminent Financial Advisors and Industry Decision Makers

Jerusalem Mayor Speaks in Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The mayor of Jerusalem says the city should remain the "united, undivided capital of Israel."

Addressing the annual conference of the Jewish National Fund in Atlanta, Nir Barkat said Monday that Jerusalem should be taken off the bargaining table in the quest for peace in the Middle East.

Barkat, who has been mayor of Jerusalem for nearly two years, spoke about his vision for the future of the city, including attracting more tourists and business investment.

Founded in 1901, the Jewish National Fund is a nonprofit organization that specializes in the development of Israeli land and infrastructure. The organization says it has planted more than 240 million trees in Israel.