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Tucker shop turns unused space into children’s garden
A locally-owned gardening supply shop in Tucker has transformed what was once an overgrown alley into a green, learning space for children and families. Linda Karr, owner of The Garden Enthusiast, ...
August 26, 2015 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Indiana Bones
Indiana Bones — you can just call him Bones — is a quirky, charming, hilarious boy. He has the personality of 10 dogs combined. He jumps, he runs and he plays. He is like the Energizer Bunny after ...
August 26, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourney for TurningPoint to benefit breast cancer nonprofit
Tom Purcell got involved with the Tourney for TurningPoint, a fundraiser for TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation in Sandy Springs, when it was being planned five years ago. “Like a lot of peo...
August 25, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Abby
LifeLine Animal Project presents Abby, the pet of the week. This 2-year-old is a Maine coon mix with green eyes. Abby is a friendly cat who enjoys being held by shelter volunteers. She is also affe...
August 19, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Arielle
Arielle is a plus-sized cat with a super-sized personality. She could have her own show in Vegas — “Arielle’s Big Adventure.” We could not find a friendly, more approachable cat if we handed out fi...
August 12, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur Arts Alliance hosts artists market for students
The Decatur Arts Alliance is calling all artists and musicians in kindergarten through 12th-grade to participate in the third annual YEA! Artist Market. The YEA! — or Young Emerging Artists — marke...
August 12, 2015 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Lafayette
LifeLine Animal Project presents the DeKalb County pet of the week, Lafayette. This 2-year-old is full of personality and often makes noises in her kennel as if she is trying to talk. Lafayette lov...
August 05, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Jillian
Jillian is really curious about the world around her. At 9 months old, she is a petite lab mix who arrived at the shelter blind. Sometimes she needs gentle reassurance and a little time to sniff he...
July 21, 2015 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local artists’ work shown at Decatur Arts Alliance
For Decatur artist Larry Holland, almost any object can become a part of a piece of art and any location can become a place to display it. Holland’s exhibition, open to the public through Aug. 15 a...
July 21, 2015 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Arianna
LifeLine Animal Project presents Arianna as the pet of the week. This 2-year-old adores people and has a wonderfully happy disposition. Come meet her. Pay an adoption fee of only $17.76 during July...
July 14, 2015 03:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jennifer Weiner to present new book at Marcus Jewish center in Dunwoody
New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Weiner’s latest novel, “Who Do Love,” takes a detour from her previous books by telling a love story. Rachel and Andy meet as children at the hospital — ...
July 14, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northlake resident earns awards for exceptional career
DeKalb County resident Gail McCabe has witnessed history-making events while traveling throughout the world — but her trips were certainly not leisurely vacations. “I’ve been called a communication...
July 14, 2015 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody ballet instructor inspires students
A Dunwoody ballet coach is helping dancers reach their goals while having a positive impact on his students. Although his resume includes having danced with the Pittsburgh Ballet, Chicago City Ball...
July 07, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Lilibeth
LifeLine Animal Project and DeKalb County Animal Services’ pet of the week is Lilibeth. With her German Shepherd face and ears that point sideways, this 4-year-old dog is unique. Lilibeth is a gent...
June 30, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur neighbors win contest for biking to work
Two Decatur neighbors received $5,000 towards new cycling equipment for their submission to the Pedals 4 Professionals video contest. Their video depicts Paul Ficklin-Alred, a 54-year-old staff mem...
June 24, 2015 02:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stone Mountain Park offers new yurts for comfortable camping
DeKalb County residents who plan on enjoying the outdoors and going camping this summer have a new option at Stone Mountain Park.The park, at 1000 Robert E Lee Blvd., is home to three newly built y...
June 23, 2015 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oak Grove resident pens cookbook, starts family foundation
DeKalb County resident Joan Kaplan has spent the last 10 years in the residential real estate field. As a way to celebrate her tenure, Kaplan said she thought there was no better way than to give b...
June 23, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tiny house conference in Tucker Saturday
On Saturday, DeKalb County residents who are interested in learning more about a housing trend that is becoming more and more popular throughout the country are invited to attend a free tiny house ...
June 23, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Lyndsey
Lyndsey has a big heart and she is a brave, loving dog. PAWS Atlanta has a special love for Lyndsey because she is a true survivor. She was the focus of an animal neglect/cruelty investigation. But...
June 23, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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82-year-old Dunwoody resident invents ladder safety device
The idea did not come to Tom Thomas in a dream, but a nightmare — a $12,000 hospital bill and a broken back, to be exact. Thomas, an 82-year-old Dunwoody resident, was cleaning his gutters on the b...
June 23, 2015 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hospital honors volunteers; employees donate to homeless
The St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary, the volunteer arm of Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs, recently hosted its annual awards luncheon at the Dunwoody Country Club, honoring volunteers ...
June 17, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Goo Goo
Goo Goo makes everyone laugh. She is loving and fearless. She wants to live life to the fullest. Goo Goo loves other animals and really seems to adore people. We think she will make someone very ha...
June 09, 2015 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stone Mountain resident rides across country for a cause
A Stone Mountain resident has made it his mission to complete a grueling, 3,000-mile bicycle race this month and in doing so, raise awareness for multiple sclerosis. On Tuesday, 50-year-old Erik Ne...
June 09, 2015 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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GO EXPLORE: DeKalb activities to get you out of the house
Besides cookouts and parties, families also look forward to fun activities to do together outside of the house. Look no further because here is a list of things in which DeKalb County families can ...
June 09, 2015 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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