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WellStar stabilized health care in Paulding community
Paulding’s medical facilities suffered growing pains for years before the company which became WellStar bought the facility. Two longtime Paulding medical professionals recently recalled some of th...
April 17, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announces 2014-15 season
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Midtown today announced its 2014-15 season, the orchestra’s 70th. The 24-week subscription season will feature world-class music of past centuries while paving the...
April 16, 2014 01:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Event to benefit Quality Care for Children
A Latin-themed El Dia de Los Niños cocktail benefit April 24 will celebrate and support Quality Care for Children at Ventanas’ indoor-outdoor rooftop space on Baker Street overlooking Centennial Ol...
April 16, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swan Coach House Gallery celebrating 30 years
The Swan Coach House Gallery was created out of necessity. In the early 1980s, the Forward Arts Foundation, the group that built and maintains the Buckhead gallery, was using an old house on the Hi...
April 16, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hilty headlining A Tony Evening
Because the original scheduled performer, Rita Wilson, cannot attend the event due to a family obligation, actress/singer Megan Hilty will perform at the Alliance Theatre’s sixth annual A Tony Even...
April 15, 2014 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scottdale comedy troupe to perform show
For DeKalb County residents who are looking to have fun, laugh and change up their typical weekend entertainment, Sketchworks Comedy Troupe presents its newest show, “Fetch-a-Sketch.” The show, whi...
April 15, 2014 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fashion forecast predicts mod, retro looks
Tanger Outlets Locust Grove is celebrating spring fashion now through Saturday. Shoppers can visit the TangerSTYLE shop to receive a 20 percent-off savings coupon sheet or download it on web-enable...
April 15, 2014 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett Celebrates Earth Day early
Earth Day festivities begin early at Lovett this year. Monday, Peter Byck, Lovett’s first Sustainability Scholar-in-Residence, arrived on campus. He spoke at an up-per school assembly and visited u...
April 15, 2014 12:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Women’s Foundation hosting fundraiser
The Atlanta Women’s Foundation last week announced Bloomingdale’s at Lenox Square in Buckhead will host an evening of shopping and personal styling Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Atlanta style experts wi...
April 15, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eggstravaganza Easter egg hunt rescheduled to Friday
The Eggstravaganza Easter egg hunt at Boundary Water Park, which was canceled last Sunday due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled to Friday. The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Departmen...
April 10, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas County adds twist to Easter egg hunts
Leave it to Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department to give its residents a new twist on an old tradition -- the Easter egg hunt. This Saturday at 1 p.m. and again at 2:15, Boundary Waters P...
April 10, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group hopes bowling fundraisers bring awareness of sleep apnea danger
Area resident Ann Croft said she remembers what would be the final words of her husband before he died in July 2002 of respiratory and heart problems caused, in great part, by sleep apnea, she said...
April 10, 2014 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hiram resident honored as Woman of the Year by YWCA
    by Rachel Gray
    paulding@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.14 - 03:21 pm
  • Holocaust survivor’s story comes to life at Marcus Jewish center
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.14 - 01:17 pm
  • Column: Wings of Mercy Ball to benefit healthcare nonprofit
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    03.26.14 - 12:19 pm
  • Sandy Springs Artsapalooza expected to draw 25,000
    Sandy Springs Artsapalooza is returning this weekend and is bigger and better than ever, one of the organizers said. Randall Fox, co-founder and development director of the Midtown-based Atlanta Fo...
    April 09, 2014 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Sheep to Shawl returns to Atlanta History Center
    The Atlanta History Center on West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead welcomes spring Saturday with the annual Sheep to Shawl event offering a full day of engaging family activities at the Smith Family F...
    April 09, 2014 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Center for Puppetry Arts to spin ‘Charlotte’s Web’ tale
    The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will present “Charlotte’s Web” Thursday through May 25. Based on E.B. White’s book, the show for all generations is a tale of friendship as Charlotte the spi...
    April 09, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra oboist to make solo debut
    If Elizabeth Koch “Liz” Tiscione seems a bit nervous right now, one can’t blame her. This Thursday the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s principal oboist will make her solo debut in a series of three co...
    April 09, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local farmers markets offer home-grown goods
    Fresh fruits and vegetables are on the menu as farmers markets open for the season in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs. This Saturday marks opening day for the Heritage Sandy Springs Famers M...
    April 09, 2014 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Students, nonprofits help build garden at Arabia Mountain
    Students and staff from Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia, along with volunteers from the Nature Conservancy and the Captain Planet Foundation constructed a school garden last week as part of...
    April 08, 2014 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven Police fundraiser golf tournament rescheduled
    The Historic Brookhaven Neighborhood Association is collaborating with the Capital City Country Club to establish a golf tournament to support the Brookhaven Police Department with a scholarship fu...
    April 07, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local schools, organizations host camps for kids
    Just because school will let out for the summer next month does not mean local students will not have plenty of options to keep busy. A wide variety of summer camps — run by local schools, houses o...
    April 05, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Film on Madagascar, lemurs showing at Fernbank
    As a biology student at Duke University in Durham, N.C., Luke Dollar first traveled to the southeast African island of Madagascar in 1994 and fell in love with the country. A new IMAX film, “Island...
    April 04, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Boundary Waters Park hosts annual Easter egg hunt Sunday
    Chad Griffin quickly got into the swing of the event when asked to describe this year’s “Eggstravanganza” Easter egg hunt and related activities scheduled for Sunday at Boundary Waters Park in Doug...
    April 03, 2014 11:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Triathlon returns to Chastain Park
    The triPATHlon, a fully sanctioned USA Triathlon sprint triathlon and one of few intown Atlanta events of its kind, will return to Chastain Park in Buckhead Saturday. The race will benefit three lo...
    April 02, 2014 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Airborne veterans group to host awards festival
    The Donald D. Lassen Atlanta All Airborne chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association is sending a clarion call to all U.S. military personnel, veterans and families and any interested indivi...
    April 02, 2014 01:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Resident on a mission to create Dallas dog park
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.14 - 02:31 pm
  • DeKalb resident fosters equality in the workplace
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.14 - 10:58 am
  • Day1 honors community leaders
    by Staff Reports
    03.24.14 - 02:46 pm