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Andrews to sign books in Brookhaven
Best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews will sign copies of her new book, “Save the Date,” Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Costco Wholesale, 500 Brookhaven Ave., Brookhaven. The book is about Savanna...
July 11, 2014 06:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Faber Castell, Learning Express hosting Creativity Day
With some metro Atlanta students still lagging behind on standardized tests, such as the CRCT, which the state released school-level scores for Tuesday, Cleveland-based Faber Castell, a Cleveland, ...
July 11, 2014 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longtime Mount Vernon Towers director retires
For Tommy Miller, the long commute to work for the past two decades was well worth the trouble. Those working under the executive director of Mount Vernon Towers in Sandy Springs — he retired two w...
July 10, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Collision Project brings Cleage, students together
Art before age may seem an apropos way to describe the Alliance Theatre’s 13th annual Collision Project, on stage Friday and Saturday. Staying true to the creative tenets of its inception, the init...
July 10, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civil War anniversary remembered in Atlanta, Sandy Springs
One hundred and fifty years ago this month, Atlanta was in the midst of war. In remembrance of the Civil War’s sesquicentennial anniversary — including the occupation of Sandy Springs July 8, 1864,...
July 09, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Lifespan Resources hosting WWII oral histories
The Buckhead-based Lifespan Resources volunteer organization is hosting a series of six free weekly Great American Heroes of World War II oral histories Thursday through Aug. 14 at the Cathedral of...
July 09, 2014 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nonprofit seeking venue for upcoming gala
One metro Atlanta nonprofit is seeking the public’s help in finding a new venue for its annual fundraiser. Due to a scheduling conflict, Dinner for Divas, a benefit for female domestic violence sur...
July 09, 2014 09:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emory St. Joseph's nun/nurse honored by state group
For Sister Peggy Fannon, a good day on the job simply means a little help from those she has dedicated her life to helping. The consummate nun/nurse has 40 years worth of those types of moments — a...
July 03, 2014 09:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ graduate lauded nationally
For Amber Abernathy, being recognized for her selfless contributions is starting to become something of a pattern. The Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School 2014 graduate’s most recent accomplishment is...
July 03, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Next Legend' Norwood set to play Lenox Square
Norwood, the homegrown entertainment multi-hyphenate, is set to give many holiday revelers a prime opportunity to catch another glimpse of a rising star. The Atlanta-bred singer/songwriter/musician...
July 03, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta events commemorate Independence Day
Whether interested in running, baseball, beer, music or family friendly activities, there are plenty of options to celebrate the nation’s independence in Atlanta Friday. Festivities last from morni...
July 02, 2014 10:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Atlanta Contemporary Art Center offering free exhibit
“Be Here Now,” a free summer exhibition and series of artist conversations at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center on Means Street in west Midtown July 11 through 17, will bring together three artis...
July 02, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Emmy Awards gala to honor South’s top TV offerings
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    06.04.14 - 01:07 pm
  • Column: Northside Hospital hosts Baby Alumni Birthday Party
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    05.28.14 - 11:49 am
  • Buckhead’s Dragon House on ‘America’s Got Talent’
    Dragon House, a Buckhead-based dance group, will perform Tuesday from 8 to 10 p.m. on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Dragon House is comprised of three members: Boris “Topknotch,” 25; Andre, 24 and ...
    June 25, 2014 06:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead, Sandy Springs residents form community libraries
    To help spread the love of reading to their neighbors, residents in Buckhead and Sandy Springs have created community libraries where users can take books for free without worrying about returning ...
    June 25, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Abernathy Arts Center presents 'pin-up!' exhibit
    Community artists — come one, come all styles — are again being celebrated by the Fulton County Arts and Culture’s Abernathy Arts Center. The Sandy Springs venue’s sixth annual non-curated arts sho...
    June 25, 2014 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Summer party to benefit Wylde Center
    A casual summer outdoor evening Saturday at the Oakhurst Garden on Oakview Road in Decatur will bring friends and environmental fans together for brews, food, music and a silent auction to raise aw...
    June 25, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local Boy Scout troop awards 200th Eagle Scout rank
    Boy Scouts of America Troop 463, based at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church, last month hit a major milestone when it awarded its 200th Eagle Scout rank advancement to Eli McDaniel, a rising se...
    June 25, 2014 10:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead family continues Paddle Georgia tradition
    As Paddle Georgia returns to the Chattahoochee River for its 10th anniversary, the Meyer family, of Buckhead, is continuing its tradition of participating in the event. This will be the fourth cons...
    June 18, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Atlanta History Center to host Juneteenth celebration
    The Atlanta History Center in Buckhead will mark a two-day Juneteenth celebration Saturday and Sunday on its campus on West Paces Ferry Road. The weekend will focus on the commemoration of emancipa...
    June 18, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Museum of Design exhibit eye opening
    Change by design — potential and realized — is cause for celebration within the halls and galleries of the Museum of Design Atlanta in Midtown. The venue’s original “Design for Social Impact” exhib...
    June 12, 2014 11:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    High Museum showcases 'Dream Cars'
    The High Museum of Art’s latest exhibit may, in itself, be the portrait of an ideal marriage — of automobiles and grand ideas. “Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas” runs at the Midtown v...
    June 12, 2014 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Northside Hospital offering skin cancer screenings
    The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is opening its facilities for free public skin cancer screenings June 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. As with other cancers, early detection is important, and the Norths...
    June 11, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alliance Theatre hosting C.S. Lewis’ ‘The Great Divorce’
    C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce” has been hailed as evidence that giving people something to talk about and making them think do not have to be mutually exclusive aims. The New York-based Fellowship...
    June 11, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘The Cat in the Hat’ back at Center for Puppetry Arts
    Back by popular demand, Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat” is returning to the Center for Puppetry Arts’ Mainstage Theater in Midtown Thursday through July 20. With plenty of rhymes, tricks and wit, t...
    June 11, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • John Ginty in concert Thursday
    by Staff Reports
    05.21.14 - 03:33 pm
  • Column: Humane society to host Doggies on the Catwalk
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    05.14.14 - 02:41 pm