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Pet of the Week: Lolita
LifeLine Animal Project presents the DeKalb County pet of the week, Lolita. Meet Lolita, a dog who is made up of 100 percent pure joy. She has a velvety-soft coat, a ton of personality and is alway...
May 26, 2015 09:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portofino chef to host Vino Venue benefit dinner
Matt Marcus, the chef at Portofino restaurant in Buckhead, is crossing the city limits Tuesday to kick off a special guest chef series at Dunwoody wine bar and bistro Vino Venue. From 7 to 9:30 p.m...
May 20, 2015 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: King Charlie
King Charlie is a total sweetheart. He is good with children and thinks people are just lovely. At 4 and a half, he is a loving, affectionate dog, who is really eager to find his place in the world...
May 20, 2015 10:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sweet Potato Café, school partner to create program for deaf students
A café in Stone Mountain is giving deaf students a place to gain experience and get creative in the culinary arts through an innovative work-study program. Sweet Potato Café, 5377 Manor Drive, has ...
May 19, 2015 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Jimbo
LifeLine Animal Project presents its DeKalb County pet of the week, Jimbo. If you like puppy kisses and cuddling, Jimbo is the dog for you. This Labrador mix has everything you could want in a snug...
May 12, 2015 09:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Anne
Anne is lovely. She is pretty and earnest and very eager to make your acquaintance. She loves company, and she gets so excited if you stop and give her a little attention. Anne is a delicate beauty...
May 05, 2015 09:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Jester
LifeLine Animal Project presents the DeKalb County Animal Services pet of the week, Jester. He is serious about finding a human friend and playmate. Jester is a happy, 1-year-old boy who will enter...
April 28, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Ivan
Ivan reminds us a little of Charles Bronson. He looks stoic in his adoption photos, but he is really just a teddy bear. Ivan is the front desk dog, so PAWS Atlanta has been getting to know him and ...
April 21, 2015 09:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pebble Tossers helps children find volunteer vocation
Pebble Tossers Inc., a Dunwoody-based nonprofit, gives children the opportunity to learn about volunteering at a young age while making it a family affair. Finding a meaningful service project for ...
April 17, 2015 09:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh finds at local DeKalb farmers markets
With the welcoming of the spring season comes one of its most beloved activities — perusing a local farmers market for fresh, locally-grown produce, breads and handmade items. DeKalb County is ripe...
April 14, 2015 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zoo Atlanta to send gorillas to South Carolina zoo
Atlanta's zoo is getting ready to bid adieu to two of its gorillas who are heading to South Carolina. Zoo Atlanta says western lowland gorillas Kazi and Macy Baby are scheduled to leave Monday for ...
April 09, 2015 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Walter
Walter is a very handsome and young guy who loves to play with the staff members and volunteers at PAWS Atlanta. He is goofy and craves attention above all else. He has seen the trainers at Canine ...
April 07, 2015 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Winnie
    LifeLine Animal Project presents Winnie, the DeKalb County Animal Services pet of the week. If you are looking for a sweet and friendly girl, this 2-year-old is sure to fit the bill. Winnie has a l...
    March 31, 2015 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 56 56 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 | 1 1 comments | 66 66 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 | 63 63 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 | 61 61 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 | 64 64 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 | 63 63 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 | 69 69 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 | 69 69 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 | 70 70 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 | 73 73 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 | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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