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Barge endorses democrat for superintendent
Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official. Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will contin...
October 23, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snodgrass to lead Dunwoody business community with chamber
A ribbon-cutting event, meeting the mayor and getting acquainted with staff and board members were on the docket for Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce’s new president Stephanie Snodgrass at her first da...
October 21, 2014 09:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dads' Bucket List challenge set for Saturday in Dunwoody
This Saturday, Dunwoody dads and their children can participate in a challenging event while raising money for a local nonprofit. Dads’ Bucket List, a nonprofit that aims to encourage fathers to sp...
October 21, 2014 09:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school district establishes new enrollment protocol due to Ebola
The DeKalb County School District notified all principals and administrators that no new students from Ebola-affected West African countries, including Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and other affec...
October 16, 2014 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb resolving affected watershed billing accounts
DeKalb County has updated and improved its water billing process as well as investigated solutions for the higher-than-average water bills experienced by some county customers. “Since DeKalb County...
October 16, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patient with Ebola virus will be transferred to Emory University Hospital
Emory University Hospital anticipates the transfer of a patient from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas later today. The patient is the second of two health care workers infected while ca...
October 15, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church barbecue this Saturday in Decatur
This Saturday, members of the Oak Grove Methodist Church at 1722 Oak Grove Road in Decatur will be serving up delicious food for a good cause at the 53rd annual Methodist Men’s barbecue. With 6,000...
October 14, 2014 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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LOCAL VOICES: Eating disorders - It’s not what you think
In 2012, almost nine times more people died from eating disorders than breast cancer — 300,000 eating disorder deaths to 34,000 breast cancer deaths — yet less than $1 per person afflicted per year...
October 14, 2014 09:38 AM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur leads state in SAT, DeKalb sees drop
The 2014 Scholastic Aptitude Test scores were released last week and City Schools of Decatur leads the state with the highest composite score of 1583. Decatur High School — the system’s only public...
October 14, 2014 09:31 AM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treatments, early detection increasing breast cancer survival rates
Breast cancer might be affecting more women than it did 40 years ago, but treatment is advancing and becoming better at decreasing mortality rate. Dr. Amelia Zelnak, breast cancer expert at the Win...
October 14, 2014 09:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb breast cancer survivor volunteers time at cancer center
Most people, after having fought and defeated cancer, would never want to darken the doors of a cancer center ever again. But not Kris Moss. The breast cancer survivor, who spent a year undergoing ...
October 14, 2014 09:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school board tables charter vote
Members of the DeKalb County Board of Education decided to delay the vote on the adoption of approving the school district’s charter system petition Wednesday after residents voiced concerns during...
October 10, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven Chili Cook Off returns Saturday
The third annual Brookhaven Chili Cook Off will be Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. at 2740 Apple Valley Road in Brookhaven — the warehouse district just north of Dresden Drive and walking distance fro...
October 10, 2014 09:34 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Shakespeare ceases operations
The Georgia Shakespeare board of trustees voted unanimously to cease operations, given the theatre company’s substantial financial deficiencies. The action includes the cancellation of the producti...
October 09, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jury deliberates after closing arguments presented in Ellis trial
On Monday, the jury in the State versus Burrell Ellis case heard the closing statements from the prosecution and defense before retiring to deliberate. First, members of Ellis’ defense team, Attorn...
October 09, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal to speak at the Marcus Jewish Center Oct. 15
On Oct.15, from 10 to 10:30 a.m., the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta will welcome Gov. Nathan Deal. The center is at 5342 Tilly Mill Road in Dunwoody. The event is open to the community....
October 08, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Greek Festival returns Thursday in DeKalb
The 39th annual Atlanta Greek Festival returns Thursday through Sunday at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 2500 Clairmont Road, NE, Atlanta. Special activities of the day will incl...
October 08, 2014 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UnaPop uses selfies as new consumer-driven ad technique
If there is one thing social media is flooded with these days, its selfies. The trend of taking a photo of yourself with your smartphone and uploading it to various social media sites has sparked a...
October 07, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Super Run comes to Brook Run Park in Dunwoody
On Sunday a crowd of superheroes will pack Brook Run Park in Dunwoody for a good cause. No, it will not be to fight crime, but to participate in the Super Run. It is a 5K run/walk and 1K run/walk c...
October 07, 2014 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ellis takes the stand; jury hears taped recordings during trial
Last week, the jury in the ongoing State vs. Burrell Ellis court case heard from the defendant himself as he testified about his background as the chief executive officer of DeKalb County and the t...
October 07, 2014 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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IN THE ZONE: Art studio aims to increase creative learning
A former DeKalb County teacher has brought her passion for keeping art and creativity in learning for adults and children alike with her art center, Zone of Light Studio at 1174 Zonolite Place in A...
October 07, 2014 09:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taste of Tucker set for Saturday
On Saturday, Tucker residents and visitors can enjoy local food, live entertainment and family fun during the fifth annual Taste of Tucker. The event will run from 1 to 6 p.m. on Main Street and wi...
September 30, 2014 10:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Lady of the Assumption students give back with service projects
Students at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School participated in its fourth annual Day of Service last week. More than 500 students at the Brookhaven school spent the entire day supporting th...
September 30, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taylor named first female DeKalb chamber president
Not only is Katerina Taylor’s recent promotion as president of the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce a major personal achievement, it is also a historic milestone, as she is the chamber’s first fem...
September 30, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm