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Decatur parenting coach appears on ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’
Susan Eppley said when she began her career as a parenting coach, she never imagined she would one day wind up on the set of “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Eppley, 45, was asked to help set up one o...
April 23, 2014 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Jewish center to host Holocaust remembrance
On Sunday, from 4 to 5 p.m., the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta will invite the entire community to come together and remember the victims of the Holocaust with a special program commemo...
April 23, 2014 09:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scottdale comedy troupe to perform show
For DeKalb County residents who are looking to have fun, laugh and change up their typical weekend entertainment, Sketchworks Comedy Troupe presents its newest show, “Fetch-a-Sketch.” The show, whi...
April 15, 2014 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students, nonprofits help build garden at Arabia Mountain
Students and staff from Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia, along with volunteers from the Nature Conservancy and the Captain Planet Foundation constructed a school garden last week as part of...
April 08, 2014 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holocaust survivor’s story comes to life at Marcus Jewish center
Ann Kirschner was given a rare gift in 1991 — the opportunity to tell her mother’s story and to illuminate a part of history that, at the time, was mostly untold. Kirschner’s mother, Sala Garncarz ...
April 01, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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UFC gym in Dunwoody first of its kind in Georgia
Dunwoody residents have a new option for getting in a great workout. UFC Gym Perimeter recently celebrated its grand opening and is the first of its kind in Georgia. Inspired by a mixed martial art...
April 01, 2014 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb resident fosters equality in the workplace
In 1970, the professional landscape was vastly different than it is now. It is something DeKalb County resident Geri Thomas wanted to change when she entered the business world — and change it has....
March 25, 2014 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avondale Estates hosts inaugural farmers market
Avondale Estates is greeting spring with fresh produce, homemade goods and family fun during their first farmers market event Sunday. The market, which will start at 9 a.m. and run through 1 p.m., ...
March 25, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody school helps fund technology initiatives with 5K
DeKalb residents can make strides for education during Vanderlyn Elementary School’s sixth annual VanderDash 5K and fun run. The event, with a 5K starting at 7:30 a.m. and the one-mile fun run at 8...
March 18, 2014 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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5K race in Stone Mountain to help Kenyan orphanage
Runners in DeKalb County can participate in an inaugural 5K to help support an orphanage and education in Kenya. The 5K Run for Kenya, which will be a fun run for all ages April 5 at Yellow River P...
March 18, 2014 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Basketball game to benefit brain injury nonprofit
This Saturday, Decatur residents can enjoy a highly competitive basketball game while helping to support people with brain injuries on their rehabilitative journeys. Now in its third year, the annu...
March 11, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb artists to be featured at annual craft show
For two DeKalb County artists, the American Craft Council Show is not only an honor to be a part of, but an opportunity to truly showcase their passion and talent. Lora Rust, who specializes in pot...
March 11, 2014 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • The Dalai Lama speaks with Emory faculty and students
    by Sarah Anne Voyles
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    10.15.13 - 11:51 am
  • MAN OF STEEL: Tucker dentist completes Ironman Triathlon
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    10.08.13 - 05:39 pm
  • Stellar Student: Zach Denton
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    10.08.13 - 05:36 pm
  • Atlanta Boy Choir to sing for pope
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    10.01.13 - 05:27 pm
  • Jerry Habima Theatre cast performs ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
    Dunwoody residents can enjoy a theatrical performance and support the special needs community by attending Jerry Habima Theatre’s “Little Shop of Horrors” musical at the Marcus Jewish Community Cen...
    February 18, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Decatur woman narrowly escapes heart attack
    When Julie Semones felt strange sensations in her chest, arms and jaw, she just ignored it. The pain kept coming back intermittently during the course of a week, typically when Semones was doing so...
    February 04, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dunwoody church offers hope to hungry
    Dunwoody residents and families in need will have the opportunity to pick up non-perishable food items during Dunwoody United Methodist Church’s Packages of Hope Program Feb. 22. The program, which...
    February 04, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb artist displays talent at fundraiser
    For DeKalb resident and artist Lisa Moore, painting is not only a career but also a passion. The artist, who lives by Lakeside High School, said her family noticed her talent from an early age. “My...
    January 31, 2014 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stage Door Players host Mardi Gras ball
    Dunwoody residents can enjoy dinner, dancing and support the local arts at the Krewe of Thalia and Melponome, a masked ball with a Mardi Gras theme. The ball, which will be Feb. 22 at the Holiday I...
    January 31, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Book Club Play’ fast-paced, often hilarious
    Newspaper columnist Ana and husband and pharmacy salesman Rob host a book club at their house that reads and discusses stuffy classics like “Moby Dick” and “Ulysses.” A Danish documentary filmmaker...
    January 22, 2014 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marcus Jewish center announces new summer day camp options
    Registration for the Marcus Jewish Community Center’s summer day camp has begun for new and returning campers. The camp offers more than 100 different options for children ages 5 to 14, including: ...
    January 16, 2014 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tooth Fairy is walk in the park over Elf on the Shelf
    Carly Kerby, a mom of four girls, doesn’t have the greatest track record as the Tooth Fairy, but it was another family tradition that nearly did her in: The Elf on the Shelf. In case you’ve been hi...
    December 23, 2013 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb couple part of Fox Theatre’s ‘Nutcracker’
    DeKalb couple John and Christine Welker are part of the supporting cast for the Atlanta Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” at the Fox Theatre. Having been in the company for the past 19 seaso...
    December 17, 2013 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dunwoody family donates 500 boxes of food for the holidays
    Although Dunwoody resident Bob Shumard said he hopes his family’s donation of more than 500 boxes of food for the Community Assistance Center will help put the spotlight on the nonprofit, communica...
    December 17, 2013 03:45 PM | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    HOLIDAY DECOR: Callanwolde continues its annual Christmas event
    As it has for years prior, the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is in the midst of this annual Christmas at Callanwolde event. Visitors of all ages are welcome to the former home of Charles Howard Cand...
    December 10, 2013 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Winter Wonderland: Stone Mountain Park gears up for its holiday events
    DeKalb County residents rarely experience a snowy, white Christmas, but Stone Mountain Park is changing that with its Christmas and Snow Mountain events. Beginning in early November, the park was t...
    December 03, 2013 11:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • STELLAR STUDENT: Connor Cassidy
    by Sarah Anne Voyles
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    09.04.13 - 01:20 pm
  • AROUND THE WORLD: High school student travels for community service project
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    08.07.13 - 01:36 pm
  • Matthews serves up Southern cooking for three generations
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    08.07.13 - 01:28 pm