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Heritage Winter Classics return in November
Heritage Sandy Springs Thursday announced the return of the Heritage Winter Classics indoor concert series, held one Sunday evening each month, November through February, celebrating classical, jaz...
October 23, 2014 05:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Van Michael Salon celebrates 30th anniversary
Countless hairstyles and fashion trends have come and gone since Van Michael Salon opened the doors of its first location in Buckhead three decades ago. Although the ensuing years have given rise t...
October 23, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Phantom of the Opera' invades Fox Theatre
Crafting and executing a new take on one of the preeminent musicals in Broadway history is every bit as daunting as it sounds — but just as rewarding. At least that is what the insiders are saying ...
October 23, 2014 02:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUT AND ABOUT: Trick or Treat Village, 'Murder in 3-D'
Trick or Treat Village Saturday The 18th annual Trick or Treat Village is set for Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows, 724 Paulding Meadows Drive in Dallas, It will fe...
October 22, 2014 12:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NAMI Walk raises awareness, support for mental illnesses
The Georgia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host its 10th annual Atlanta fundraising walk Nov. 1 at Piedmont Park, adding a new 5K race component to the event this year. “[T...
October 22, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding color guard member named to Army All-American Marching Band
Kevin Tran said he did not mean to break the mold; he was just trying something new. The 17-year-old East Paulding High School senior decided to try out for the color guard for the Raider Brigade B...
October 22, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Fix Ga. Pets invites all to have Cocktails for Canines
Fix Georgia Pets invites animal lovers to gather Tuesday for the Cocktails for Canines evening as pet lover Tony Conway hosts a cocktail benefit to recruit financial support at his event space, The...
October 22, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta offers Halloween safety tips
With Halloween only nine days away, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta recently released some Halloween safety tips: o Avoid costumes with excessive flowing fabric, such as capes or sleeves. Loose cl...
October 22, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luncheon to honor local fundraising stars
The greater Atlanta chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will honor two longtime Atlanta leaders at its 32nd annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day and luncheon Tuesday ...
October 22, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Avery
Avery is the kind of dog who makes people smile when they see him. With his floppy, fuzzy ears and his playful and cuddly personality, this adorable Labrador mix will win over hearts too. Avery is ...
October 21, 2014 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan G. Komen continues fight against breast cancer
All it took was raising her hand and acknowledging that she needed a low-cost mammogram to save Wanda Vance’s life. The then-56-year-old Lithonia resident was employed part-time, and the insurance ...
October 21, 2014 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cirque du Soleil's 'Amaluna' continuing run at Atlantic Station
If nothing else, “Amaluna” promises spectacle and splendor to which Cirque du Soleil’s patrons have become accustomed. One of the Montreal-based theatrical entertainment company’s latest entries in...
October 16, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vintage Affair returns Saturday
The Community Assistance Center’s 12th annual Vintage Affair is back to promote the conceptual marriage of a good time with a good cause. This year’s event, themed Uplifting Our Community, is set t...
October 16, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton residents launch baking business
Roswell resident Carol Craig and Milton resident Maureen Logan Underwood established White Blossom Baking Co. this spring after meeting in 2010 and realizing they both had a knack for baking. “We b...
October 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
For Moxie Burger owner Chas D’Huyvetter, his restaurants truly are a family affair. “My dad’s an investor, my mom helped with the color scheme, my brother-in-law does my art and pottery and my sist...
October 15, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Early reservations requested for Santa at Rhodes Hall
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is taking early reservations for Santa at Rhodes Hall, set for Dec. 6, 7, 11 through 14, 19 and 20 at the historic building on Peachtree Street in Midtow...
October 15, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Pet of the Week: Colorado
Meet Colorado, a 2-year-old Rottweiler mix who is an intelligent and fun dog. Colorado has a great combination of personality traits — he is silly and goofy, but also focused and smart. Colorado lo...
October 15, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hot rods, Gravity Games, chili cookoff to fill downtown Douglasville Oct. 24, 25
Douglasville’s most popular fall fun weekend returns Oct. 24 and 25 with an all-star lineup of entertainment. From Hot Rods on Main and the Google STEM Fair, to the Georgia Gravity Games, Cultural ...
October 15, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Alliance to host annual 'Masquerade Ball' fund-raiser
Halloween is tremendous fun for children, but sometimes, adults want to have a little revelry of their own. That was the genesis of Family Alliance of Paulding creating its annual Masquerade Ball —...
October 14, 2014 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Public Safety Appreciation Day focuses on first-responders
The annual Paulding Public Safety Appreciation Day last weekend at Veterans Park in Dallas featured games, food, vendors and demonstrations by county and state public safety agencies.
October 14, 2014 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding middle-schooler collects thousands of pop tabs to help Ronald McDonald House
Erick Fortner is well on his way to becoming a major donor for the Ronald McDonald House Foundation — and he’s only in the sixth grade The 12-year-old East Paulding Middle School student has jumped...
October 14, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall Fest covers downtown Dallas
The Paulding Fine Arts Association’s annual Fall Fest brought musicians, young performers and dozens of arts vendors to the Old Courthouse area along Main Street in downtown Dallas last weekend.
October 14, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Covered Bridge Festival returns to Euharlee
The Covered Bridge in downtown Euharlee has a storied history, both fabled and true. Some say it’s haunted, others say it is a priceless landmark that is one of the few remaining of its kind in the...
October 14, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding providing unique therapy
It has been about three years since Libby Beem took her first horseback ride and while she is an award-winning rider now, there were moments of apprehension in the early goings. “I thought I was go...
October 14, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding students ramp up for annual fall football festivities
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.30.14 - 02:57 pm