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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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 1 1 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Fleety
The pet of the week is a small and adorable Shar-Pei mix named Fleety. This 1-year-old boy has a teddy bear face and weighs 35 pounds. Fleety loves to play with toys, cuddle with humans and play wi...
October 07, 2014 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fernbank’s Goose Bumps exhibit offers scary, family fun
Just in time for the Halloween season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, which started last week and will run until Jan. 4, is designed to provide thrills and chills as well a...
September 30, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Jewish Center hosts annual book festival
While the annual book festival at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta focuses on Jewish authors and literature, its broad line-up of authors and books has something for everyone and year ...
September 30, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Blanca
The pet of the week is a dog who has a sweet personality and is great with other dogs. Meet Blanca, a 4-year-old girl who is solid white, has adorable ears and who wins everyone over with her smile...
September 30, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody Woman’s Club hosts 42nd annual home tour
On Oct. 1, the Dunwoody Woman’s Club will host its 42nd annual home tour, featuring a variety of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs homes with different architectural and design styles. Five homes are feat...
September 23, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Persimmon
The pet of the week is Persimmon, a 2-year-old pointer/terrier mix. She has already won over the hearts of staff. Persimmon’s main goal is to please her human, and since she is so smart, loving and...
September 23, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fernbank Museum hosts annual gala
Fernbank Museum of Natural History will host its annual black-tie fundraising gala, A Timeless Affair 2014 — The Witching Hour Oct. 4 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The evening will honor the dedicated s...
September 23, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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LakeFest to include art, music and more
Pine Lake, situated between Decatur and Stone Mountain, will hold its annual arts and music festival LakeFest Oct. 4 and 5. Now in its 14th year, the festival is a celebration of handmade fine arts...
September 16, 2014 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Faya
    by Staff Reports
    07.24.14 - 01:21 pm
  • Resident earns scholarship through Boys & Girls Club
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.03.14 - 09:55 am
  • Pet of the Week: Jeffers
    Meet Jeffers, a big, adorable boy who has a big personality to match his size. Jeffers is a good natured, 2-year-old mastiff mix. He has a cute under bite and is a silly, goofy guy who loves to sho...
    September 16, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb’s LifeLine Animal Project shares tips for emergency pet safety
    September is National Preparedness Month and DeKalb County’s LifeLine Animal Project and DeKalb County Animal Services want residents to know some of the best ways to keep pets safe during an emerg...
    September 16, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Oglethorpe Museum exhibits ‘Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat’
    Oglethorpe Museum of Art’s newest exhibition pairs Cuban-born artists with the political and cultural experiences of baseball. “Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat” merges the cultural phenomenon of basebal...
    September 16, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
    Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
    September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Roman
    The pet of the week is an adorable boy who is perfect for anyone looking for love. Meet Roman, a happy, cuddly ball of cuteness who falls in love with everyone he meets. Roman is a 1-year-old colli...
    September 02, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ART Station hosts special exhibit, paint day
    Stone Mountain Village’s ART Station, housed in the old trolley station at 5384 Manor Drive, will host two events to celebrate a historic style of painting. Plein air painting is described by co-fo...
    September 02, 2014 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 15 15 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 | 3 3 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 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pets of the Week: Lily & Daisy
    Five years ago, LifeLine Animal Project took in two very special dogs — Lily, a black Belgian shepherd, and Daisy, a chocolate Labrador mix. Their former doggie dad adopted them from a shelter and ...
    August 12, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Wilson
    The pet of the week is Wilson, a happy, intelligent, independent and loving dog. For those looking for a dog who can entertain himself, Wilson is the guy. He is happy on his own, but also loves att...
    August 06, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Decatur parenting coach appears on ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.om
    04.23.14 - 09:59 am
  • Holocaust survivor’s story comes to life at Marcus Jewish center
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.14 - 01:17 pm
  • DeKalb resident fosters equality in the workplace
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.14 - 10:58 am