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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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hospital's VolunTeen program gives youth glimpse of career
At 17, Niyi Gleason is already convinced of having heard her vocational calling. The Dunwoody High junior was among 62 high school students in the VolunTeen program at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital i...
December 17, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 7 7 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 | 9 9 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 | 7 7 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 | 6 6 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 | 2 2 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Levi
    by Staff Reports
    08.26.14 - 10:03 am
  • Pets of the Week: Lily & Daisy
    by Staff Reports
    08.12.14 - 01:30 pm
  • 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 | 4 4 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 | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 8 8 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 | 5 5 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 | 7 7 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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 8 8 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 | 5 5 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 | 13 13 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 | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Wilson
    by Staff Reports
    08.06.14 - 02:29 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Priscilla
    by Staff Reports
    07.30.14 - 10:38 am
  • 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