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Australian Meg Mac to perform at Atlanta's Masquerade
Australian breakout artist Meg Mac, who performed at SXSW in Austin, Texas, March 18 through 21, recently announced her first U.S. tour. She and the band Clean Bandit will perform Monday at 8 p.m. ...
March 25, 2015 05:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pike Nurseries to host Happy Flower Hours event Friday
To help customers celebrate the start of the spring season, Pike Nurseries is hosting its free fifth annual Happy Flower Hours event Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Guests can enjoy complimentary wine and ...
March 25, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pound the Pavement for Peter to benefit disabled, ill children
Residents impacted by a boy who died just weeks before his fourth birthday will participate in a fun run in his honor this weekend. The sixth annual Pound the Pavement for Peter, a 5K fun run, will...
March 25, 2015 09:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Songs For Kids Foundation event to host fundraiser
With its inaugural Food & Music Festival, the Songs for Kids Foundation is bringing its message to the masses. Founded in 2007, the Midtown-based nonprofit has musicians, including famous ones, per...
March 25, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center for Puppetry Arts' ‘Stellaluna’ tells baby bat story
The Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. in Midtown, will host “Stellaluna” by the Tears of Joy Theatre of Portland, Ore., today through April 4. The story of a baby fruit bat that falls into ...
March 25, 2015 08:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Variety show combines comedy, country music at Dallas Theater
The Outpost Opry Variety Show, which will take over the Dallas Theater stage Friday, has been described by its founder as a unique blend of entertainment from the nation’s most famous country music...
March 24, 2015 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Saul
Saul is a sweetheart. Saul loves meeting new people and wants to stop and say hello to everyone when out for a walk around the shelter. His tail is constantly wagging and he actually smiles while l...
March 24, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops for Kids benefit honors late deputy
A Cops for Kids Day block party, in honor of Paulding Sheriff’s Cpl. Sam Driskell who died in January, is set for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rodney’s BBQ and Catering at 4724 Dallas-Acworth ...
March 24, 2015 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Girl Scout makes positive, global impact
A DeKalb County student is making a positive impact in her Oak Grove community and beyond through a documentary and social media campaign aimed at helping teenagers. Hayden Ramsey, an 18-year-old s...
March 24, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Day1 honors community leaders
The Day1 ministry Tuesday held its annual benefit banquet at a private club in Atlanta. For the seventh year the event honored leaders in metro Atlanta who are well known for their commitment to th...
March 20, 2015 06:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center to celebrate World Day of Puppetry
The Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. in Midtown, will celebrate World Day of Puppetry Saturday with free activities from noon to 3 p.m. Ticketed items include performances of “The Joshua S...
March 20, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Sandy Springs native publishes book on money
Nearly eight years ago, as the nation was about to plummet into the Great Recession, Kabir Sehgal discovered people’s obsession with money. The end result for the Sandy Springs native now living in...
March 20, 2015 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marist, Pace place high at state literary meet
Two local schools placed in the top four at the Georgia High School Association’s Literary Meet March 14 at Veterans High in Kathleen. In Class AAAA, Marist finished second with 17.5 points behind ...
March 19, 2015 09:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Country music festival could bring 120,000 to Douglas County
The lineup of acts and dates for ticket sales will be announced soon for the inaugural Chattahoochee River Country Music Festival in July in south Douglas County, its promoters said last week. Fest...
March 18, 2015 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tossed Out Treasures to benefit Sandy Springs Society
To Kathryn Loia, the Sandy Springs Society’s 24th annual Tossed Out Treasures benefits everyone in the community, not just the organization hosting it. The society is a nonprofit that raises funds ...
March 18, 2015 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Springtime in the City to benefit unique Buckhead school
The Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool in Buckhead, which partners with the Marietta-based Adaptive Learning Center in a program to pair disabled children with able-bodied kids in classes, will host ...
March 18, 2015 09:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walk and Roll to benefit Ellis School for blind, deaf children
The Ellis School of Atlanta, located in Decatur, will host its inaugural Walk and Roll Spring Benefit Parade Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Historic Fourth Ward Park on the Atlanta BeltLine. The ...
March 18, 2015 09:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candlelight Ball to support Autism Foundation of Georgia
The Autism Foundation of Georgia will host its 30th annual Candlelight Ball Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead. Symbolically lighting the way for individuals with autism, the gala i...
March 18, 2015 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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AARP providing free tax filing service
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Tax Aide Foundation provides free preparation and e-filing of federal and state returns at more than 50 sites in metro Atlanta. Volunteers have be...
March 18, 2015 08:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spring Atlanta Home Show starts Friday
The Spring Atlanta Home Show, Georgia’s largest home show, will return to the Cobb Galleria Centre in southeast Cobb County Friday through Sunday. The annual event will bring together over 350 expe...
March 17, 2015 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Country music festival could bring 120,000 to Douglas County's Foxhall
The lineup of acts and dates for ticket sales will be announced soon for the inaugural Chattahoochee River Country Music Festival in July in south Douglas County, its promoters said last week. Fest...
March 17, 2015 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student art competition set for Saturday
Any skepticism about county residents’ level of interest in the arts can be brushed away by seeing the exponential growth the Paulding Fine Arts Association and its annual student art competition h...
March 17, 2015 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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County celebrates Paulding Boys & Girls Club’s contributions
The Paulding County Boys & Girls Club is “where great futures start” and youngsters are given the opportunity “to reach their full potential,” said a recent county government recognition of the org...
March 17, 2015 01:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Roadie
LifeLine Animal Project presents Roadie, the DeKalb County Animal Services pet of the week. Roadie is a handsome 1-year-old boy who is bursting at the seams with personality. He loves everyone he m...
March 17, 2015 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hiram hosts 'Who Hair Day' during Read Across America Week
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.11.15 - 08:58 am