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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 | 4 4 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 | 9 9 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 | 12 12 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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb residents to dance in Atlanta Ballet production
Friday through Sunday, the Atlanta Ballet will present a world-premiere ballet based on “Camino Real,” written by playwright Tennessee Williams, according to a news release. In the production, two ...
March 17, 2015 11:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb artists featured in American Craft Council show
Two local DeKalb County artists will be displaying their work in the largest juried, indoor craft show in the Southeast this weekend. Dunwoody resident Eileen Braun and Druid Hills resident Kathy C...
March 10, 2015 11:18 AM | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Chance
Chance may make your life so much more fun. He will plop down in front of you and smile from ear to ear. This 4-year-old boy is playful and energetic, but not over the top. He loves people, kids an...
March 10, 2015 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory to be Ga. site for Shakespeare exhibition
Emory University has been chosen as the Georgia site for display of “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the worl...
March 04, 2015 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simply United Together Global forms chapter to serve DeKalb
Simply United Together Global, an Atlanta-based international volunteer community service organization with more than 350 chapters in 49 states and in 44 countries, has formed a chapter to service ...
March 04, 2015 10:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Juniper
LifeLine Animal Project presents Juniper, the pet of the week. This 10-month-old hound mix will win any heart with her sweet personality and happy disposition. Juniper loves to play with toys, the ...
March 04, 2015 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Habitat home built in DeKalb paid off
A Decatur resident has become DeKalb County’s first homeowner to pay off the mortgage for her home constructed by the DeKalb branch of Habitat for Humanity. Three weeks ago, Margaret Sanford, who w...
March 04, 2015 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Femur
Nothing intimidates or scares Femur. To Femur, life is one big adventure meant to be lived large. This guy likes everybody — big kids, small kids, other dogs. He loves anything athletic: walking, r...
February 24, 2015 08:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Tucker football coach reunited with birth mother after 40 years
    by Contributor, Mark Brock
    dekalb@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.04.14 - 01:39 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Sophie
    by Staff Reports
    11.04.14 - 10:15 am
  • Susan G. Komen continues fight against breast cancer
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcsogrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.21.14 - 09:59 am
  • DeKalb Pet of the Week: Colorado
    by Staff Reports
    10.15.14 - 11:56 am
  • Oglethorpe partners with leading arts organizations in Atlanta
    Oglethorpe University has partnered with three leading Atlanta arts organizations — the Tony award-winning Alliance Theatre, the Horizon Theatre Co. and Capitol City Opera Company — to present perf...
    February 20, 2015 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Decatur Arts Alliance hosts social media inspired exhibition
    A Decatur artist is exploring relationships with and through social media in her new exhibition, “16 Likes, 3 Comments: Paintings by Leah Owenby,” on display now at the Decatur Arts Alliance office...
    February 18, 2015 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Tucker
    LifeLine Animal Project presents the DeKalb County Animal Services pet of the week — Tucker. This 3-year-old bulldog mix has a goofy personality. Tucker’s favorite thing to do is play with toys. Fr...
    February 18, 2015 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fernbank Museum's new 'Power of Poison' exhibit opens
    Poison apples, lethal insects and more are explored in the Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibit — The Power of Poison. The exhibit runs through May 3 and inside, visitors will encoun...
    February 10, 2015 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Amber
    Amber is a real gem. This gentle, 1-year-old collie mix is sweet and has soulful eyes that will melt any heart. Amber is well-mannered and will crawl up and ask you to pet her with the gentlest nos...
    January 27, 2015 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Floyd
    Like most Falcons’ fans, and he is definitely a fan, Floyd is so ready for the good part to start. Floyd is ready to find his people, say sayonara to the shelter and take his freedom ride. He will ...
    January 20, 2015 10:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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    LOCAL VOICES: Sledding the winter blues away
    The winter doldrums have definitely arrived at the Cosgrove household. The weather is finicky, the holidays are a thing of the past and my daughter’s interest in her Christmas toys is slowly, and s...
    January 13, 2015 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Felix
    This 1-year-old boy is adorable and affectionate. One look at Felix’s picture will show you what a sweet and loving personality he has. He is also a gentle dog who is good with small children and g...
    December 22, 2014 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ice bucket, elections popular on Facebook in 2014
    Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death o...
    December 17, 2014 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Scorpio
    Meet Scorpio, a 3-year-old girl with an easy going personality. Scorpio is an upbeat dog who always has a smile on her face and a sweet attitude. Whether she is taking a walk, playing outside or ly...
    December 16, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Snow Mountain offers winter wonderland adventure
    With the ability to produce 360 tons of snow a day, Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park is sure to create a winter wonderland south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Participants can wind their way down sn...
    December 09, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Shelly
    Meet Shelly, a delightful, 3-year-old shepherd mix who has so much to offer any family. Shelly is easy going and laid back, so she is pleasant to be around. She is also very intelligent, can alread...
    December 04, 2014 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Marcus Jewish Center hosts annual book festival
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.30.14 - 11:32 am
  • Fernbank Museum hosts annual gala
    by Staff Reports
    09.23.14 - 11:24 am