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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 | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 15 15 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 | 25 25 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 | 28 28 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 34 34 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 | 32 32 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 | 34 34 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 | 33 33 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
  • 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 | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Gordo
    The pet of the week is a Labrador mix who will give a reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. Meet Gordo, a 10-month-old who loves people and will be anyone’s new best friend. This guy can be a li...
    November 25, 2014 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Mira
    Mira is a dream dog. This well-behaved, 4-year-old learns fast. She learned how to sit at the shelter and aims to please her humans. Mira has a playful side that and staff members can’t resist hugg...
    November 18, 2014 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Cherrio
    Looking for a special pet to be thankful for? Meet Cherrio, a flat-coat retriever mix who weighs only 32 pounds. Cherrio is a well-behaved, 4-year-old dog who is very personable and smart. She is a...
    November 11, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tucker football coach reunited with birth mother after 40 years
    Forty years ago Tucker Tigers assistant football coach Robby Gilbert was born and spent a short time in the arms of his 18-year-old mother before she reluctantly gave him up for adoption. Last Frid...
    November 04, 2014 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Sophie
    Meet Sophie, an adorable, 1-year-old border collie mix. Sophie is smaller than a border collie, weighing only 30 pounds, so she is the perfect size dog for any home. She is also very smart, sweet a...
    November 04, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven youth heading to metro-wide competition
    Executive Director of the Brookhaven Boys and Girls Club Ziggy Asfaw said selflessness, kindness and hard work are some of the exceptional qualities that 17-year-old member Kingston Handley possess...
    November 04, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Sebastian
    This week’s pet of the week is a charming boy who has been through a lot and deserves a fairy tale ending. Meet Sebastian, a handsome brindle boy who came in as part of a cruelty case more than one...
    October 28, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 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 | 35 35 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 | 35 35 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 | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    OUT & ABOUT: Makan and Chai Pani combined for flavorful dinner
    A new restaurant in downtown Decatur celebrated its recent opening by pairing up with an established, local favorite to preview its fusion menu that combined Asian and Indian flavors. Makan, which ...
    October 14, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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