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Crack open a book during Atlanta’s Big Read
The Atlanta History Center in Buckhead, in partnership with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, is encouraging the public to get lost in a good book as The Big Read returns to the city for it...
August 27, 2014 12:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autumn events abound in Atlanta
A bevy of fall festivals will take place in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs in the coming weeks and months. From celebrating food, music, art, film or just good, old-fashioned famil...
August 27, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Vincent de Paul society meets needs of families
St. Vincent de Paul is more than a church and a thrift store. It is one of the major community outreaches in Paulding County, serving a multitude of people in need on a daily basis. The Catholic ch...
August 26, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young cancer patient gets welcome home
When 12-year-old Hunter Landrum and his family pulled their vehicle into their Dallas neighborhood last week, a Paulding County Sheriff’s Department patrol car was there to meet him. The deputy in ...
August 26, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Vincent de Paul thrives on donations, volunteers
Both Dallas branches of the St. Vincent de Paul Society — the thrift store and the support center — operate on volunteer manpower, getting help from nearly 50 to 60 volunteers on both sides each we...
August 26, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Levi
Meet Levi, a calm and sweet boy who is 2 years old and loves children. Levi is a handsome boy who has almond-shaped eyes and short brown fur. He is a quiet guy who is shy at first, but warms up qui...
August 26, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven resident overcomes eating disorder to become personal trainer
Brookhaven resident Kim Schaper’s journey to becoming a fitness trainer did not take a conventional route. Schaper was highly-involved in sports her entire life, she said, but around age 19, she be...
August 26, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macy’s Shop For A Cause to benefit March of Dimes
Macy’s and the March of Dimes invite customers to participate in its ninth annual national Shop For A Cause charity event Saturday. It is a unique, one-day-only shopping event created to support lo...
August 21, 2014 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Jeffrey Fashion Cares benefit celebrating 22 years
The 22nd anniversary of the Jeffrey Fashion Cares extravaganza is set for Monday night. Dedicated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Atlanta and the Atlanta AIDS Fund, the 2014 runway presentat...
August 20, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center asks all to ‘Shake a Tale Feather with Mother Goose’
Mother Goose is missing! Classic characters from everyone’s favorite nursery rhymes must band together to solve the crime in the Center for Puppetry Arts’ inventive production of “Shake a Tale Feat...
August 20, 2014 03:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local parks offer respite from daily grind
The Sandy Springs and Buckhead communities are full of lively events hosted by the local parks, including the Chastain Park Fourth of July Parade and the Sandy Springs Festival held at Heritage Gre...
August 20, 2014 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local comedy clubs thrive as city gains national attention
Atlanta’s comedy star may be on the rise, based on the recent attention the city has received from the national comedy community. Aug. 10, Atlanta hosted a stop on the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity ...
August 20, 2014 02:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Dinner, auction to benefit Paulding food aid agency Friday
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.12.14 - 02:14 pm
  • Pets of the Week: Lily & Daisy
    by Staff Reports
    08.12.14 - 01:30 pm
  • MODA celebrates 100 years of design
    In the Museum of Design Atlanta’s latest exhibition, time is of the essence. The Midtown venue’s “AIGA 100: A Century of Design” is a retrospective that appears to pay homage to that realm’s revere...
    August 20, 2014 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Youth Villages Inner Harbour awarded AmeriCorps grant
    The nonprofit Youth Villages Inner Harbour campus has received almost $300,000 in AmeriCorps funds to help support 19 workers at the Douglasville facility. The campus on Dorsett Shoals Road is one ...
    August 20, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead native focused on art career
    Buckhead resident Hutton Snellings, 25, had a creative eye from an early age. “My whole life I used to always look at my mom’s Veranda magazines and was obsessed with Architectural Digest,” she sai...
    August 20, 2014 09:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Out and About
    Farmers Market The Paulding County Farm Bureau Farmers Market is set for every Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at 4075 Charles Hardy Parkway in Citizens Square Shopping Center in Dallas. The market offer...
    August 19, 2014 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hot Rod Madness draws crowd to downtown Hiram
    More than 2,000 people braved the hot weather Saturday to walk down automotive memory lane as they attended the first community event of the Olde Town Hiram Business Association titled, “Hot Rod Ma...
    August 19, 2014 02:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Sugar
    The pet of the week is Sugar, an 8-month-old girl who is as sweet as her name. Sugar is part comedian — she seems to act goofy on purpose, just to make anyone laugh. She is also very affectionate a...
    August 19, 2014 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bakery sweetens downtown Tucker
    After working in the corporate world for many years, Denise Dayoub finally fed her entrepreneurial spirit and opened Sweet Dee’s Bakeshop a little more than two years ago. The bakery is in the hear...
    August 19, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Summer Sizzle to raise money for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
    More than 400 guests will party for a cause at the fourth annual Summer Sizzle Aug. 22, which will benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Brookhaven resident Katie Bush, who co-chairs the fundra...
    August 14, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Celebrate end of summer with Piedmont Park Arts Festival
    This weekend, the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will present the fifth annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival in Midtown. Unlike previous festivals, this year the foundation will host a VIP prev...
    August 13, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Blind Side’ star returns to host celebrity golf tourney, parties
    Quinton Aaron, who made Atlanta his home for the filming of the 2009 movie “The Blind Side,” will return this weekend for the inaugural Quinton Aaron Celebrity Golf Tournament at Bobby Jones Golf C...
    August 13, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Atlanta Music Club hosting free musicale
    The Atlanta Music Club will introduce scholarship winner Megan Price Sunday at 2:45 p.m. at a free, open-to-the-public musicale at the Steinway Piano Galleries on North Point Parkway in Alpharetta....
    August 13, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    WSB-TV to broadcast high school theatre awards Saturday
    WSB-TV Channel 2 announced last month it will broadcast the 2014 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards, The Shulers, Saturday from 8 to 10 pm. The awards are an anchor program of the ArtsBridg...
    August 13, 2014 10:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Wilson
    by Staff Reports
    08.06.14 - 02:29 pm
  • Annual Dallas Theater drama camp a sold-out show
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.05.14 - 02:33 pm
  • Young twins’ business making national news
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    07.30.14 - 02:49 pm