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Roswell Heroes 6K raises addiction awareness
The Roswell Heroes 6K will be held at Riverside Park this Saturday. Presented by Roswell-based Foundations Atlanta, the event is one of six races sponsored by the Foundations Recovery Network’s Her...
July 23, 2014 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Cultural Arts Center presents Story Slam
The fear of public speaking is known as “glossophobia.” Don’t count the presenters at Monday’s Story Slam event among those afflicted. On stage at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, Assistant Direct...
July 23, 2014 04:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Backpack supplies needed for poor students
With the 2014-15 academic year fast approaching, the nonprofit Agape Youth and Family Center in northwest Atlanta is seeking the public’s help in assembling backpack supplies for school-age childre...
July 23, 2014 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Paulding senior endures most of life with cancer
Cancer may not discriminate among those it affects but it has encountered a true fighter and relentless adversary in 17-year-old North Paulding High School senior Ansley Cochran. Cochran, who was d...
July 23, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point resident helms arts festival this weekend
The 19th annual Heritage Arts and Soul Festival at Underground Atlanta, 50 Alabama St. in downtown Atlanta, is Friday through Sunday. The free weekend family event, with music, art, food, events, w...
July 23, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Les Miserables’ comes to the Marcus Jewish Center
Beginning in August, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta will bring the popular, award-winning musical “Les Misérables” to its stage in Dunwoody. The show will run from Aug. 7 through 17 ...
July 23, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oval Office occupants meet in new play
The modest storefront of the Village Church in Hapeville will make history Saturday and Sunday when it hosts the Atlanta premiere of Gene Griessman’s new play, “Lincoln’s Last Debate.” Griessman sa...
July 23, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Produce stands bring farm-fresh food to area
With summer in full swing, Buckhead and Sandy Springs roadside produce stands are busy selling peaches, corn, tomatoes, zucchini and other fruits and vegetables to Atlantans. Two stands located wit...
July 23, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeff Ross to perform at Buckhead’s The Improv
Comedian Jeff Ross will perform at The Improv, 56 E. Andrews Drive in Buckhead, Thursday through Saturday. Ross keeps true to his tittle of roastmaster general on Comedy Central’s “Roast of James F...
July 22, 2014 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Marsalis leads National Black Arts Festival concert
The legendary Wynton Marsalis will bring his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra from New York to Atlanta for the spectacular “Modern Life, Modern Music” concert July 25 at Atlanta Symphony Hall in th...
July 17, 2014 09:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebration in Vinings scoops out ice cream
In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, the Vinings Historic Preservation Society will hold its annual ice cream social Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at The Old Pavilion on Paces Mill Road. “This is ou...
July 16, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monaco Boys Choir to perform in Buckhead
The Monaco Boys Choir, or, Les Petits Chanteurs de Monaco, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and is coming to Atlanta as part of its series of free U.S. concerts in New York, Washington...
July 16, 2014 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center offering free exhibit
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    07.02.14 - 12:01 am
  • Duo performs at New Georgia Library as part of reading program
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.14 - 01:59 pm
  • Hiram’s Red, White and Boom to feature concert, fireworks Saturday
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.14 - 01:54 pm
  • Delta Flight museum opens near Hartsfield-Jackson
    Delta Air Lines last month celebrated the grand opening of the new Delta Flight Museum, a 68,000-square-foot facility located in renovated hangars at the airline’s world headquarters in Atlanta nea...
    July 15, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    TruTV series filmed at Paulding studio
    Atlanta Film Studios Paulding County recently saw production end on Shine America’s “Fake Off,” a new competition series about the "art of faking," a studio news release stated. The show sets up te...
    July 15, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hearing loss no match for Dallas resident’s academic success
    She may not have actually “heard” her name called as an honor graduate, but Amie Sankoh said her academic achievements go far beyond the spoken word. The 23-year-old Dallas resident, who has been h...
    July 15, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    24 Hours of Booty to host preview bike ride, party
    The fifth annual 24 Hours of Booty, a fundraiser for cancer survivors set for Oct. 4 and 5 in Sandy Springs, will host a preview bicycle ride and Tour de France post-ride viewing party Saturday fro...
    July 15, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bartow's Tallatoona CAP helping community
    Steven said he believed he had the perfect life. He was married with two children and was making about $50,000 a year on the road as a commercial truck driver. Earlier this year, his life took a dr...
    July 15, 2014 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Andrews to sign books in Brookhaven
    Best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews will sign copies of her new book, “Save the Date,” Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Costco Wholesale, 500 Brookhaven Ave., Brookhaven. The book is about Savanna...
    July 11, 2014 06:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Faber Castell, Learning Express hosting Creativity Day
    With some metro Atlanta students still lagging behind on standardized tests, such as the CRCT, which the state released school-level scores for Tuesday, Cleveland-based Faber Castell, a Cleveland, ...
    July 11, 2014 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Civil War anniversary remembered in Atlanta, Sandy Springs
    One hundred and fifty years ago this month, Atlanta was in the midst of war. In remembrance of the Civil War’s sesquicentennial anniversary — including the occupation of Sandy Springs July 8, 1864,...
    July 09, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Lifespan Resources hosting WWII oral histories
    The Buckhead-based Lifespan Resources volunteer organization is hosting a series of six free weekly Great American Heroes of World War II oral histories Thursday through Aug. 14 at the Cathedral of...
    July 09, 2014 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nonprofit seeking venue for upcoming gala
    One metro Atlanta nonprofit is seeking the public’s help in finding a new venue for its annual fundraiser. Due to a scheduling conflict, Dinner for Divas, a benefit for female domestic violence sur...
    July 09, 2014 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    40th annual Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival this weekend
    Wendell Hardy said it wasn’t money that motivated him and wife Rene’ to organize the 40th edition of their annual bluegrass music festival in rural Paulding County. “I guess we do it because we enj...
    July 08, 2014 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    2014 IndepenDance to feature fireworks, concert
    Paulding County is working to keep the spirit of Independence Day alive through one more weekend when it hosts a fireworks show and concert Saturday at Taylor Farm Park. The 2014 IndepenDance at th...
    July 08, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Summer party to benefit Wylde Center
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    06.25.14 - 10:47 am