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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 | 4 4 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 | 9 9 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 | 11 11 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 | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 10 10 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 | 13 13 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Femur
    by Staff Reports
    02.24.15 - 08:58 am
  • 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 | 29 29 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 | 28 28 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 | 32 32 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 | 30 30 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 | 33 33 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 | 39 39 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 | 45 45 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 | 41 41 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 | 49 49 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 | 54 54 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 | 54 54 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 | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • LOCAL VOICES: Sledding the winter blues away
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.13.15 - 05:18 pm