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Emory launches Ebola protocols website as resource on prevention and patient care
Emory Healthcare has launched an external website that will serve as a resource for health care organizations regarding best practices for safe and effective screening, diagnosis and treatment for ...
October 28, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trees Atlanta to host tree planting in Dunwoody Saturday
Trees Atlanta, a local nonprofit, will be back for its second tree planting in Dunwoody Saturday in Brook Run Park, at 4770 N. Peachtree Road in Dunwoody. The nonprofit invites volunteers to branch...
October 28, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA to conduct Hack-o-Ween police exercise Saturday in Chamblee
The MARTA Police Department is staging a simulated full-scale exercise, dubbed Operation Hack-o-Ween, at the Chamblee station. The purpose of the exercise is to evaluate response capabilities in th...
October 28, 2014 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appeals court sides with Chamblee over Century Center dispute
On Oct. 23, the Georgia Court of Appeals issued a unanimous ruling in the case of city of Brookhaven et al. v city of Chamblee In its ruling the court wrote “the trial court properly granted Chambl...
October 28, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Sheriff’s Office: think twice before passing stopped school buses
School districts and law enforcement agencies in DeKalb County have been cracking down on drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the ...
October 28, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Callanwolde to offer inaugural Halloween event
Known for its popular Christmas at Callanwolde celebration, staff with the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center will offer Halloween Night on Callanwolde Mountain Friday. The event has something for all ag...
October 28, 2014 10:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody to test weather sirens Friday at Brook Run Park
The city of Dunwoody installed severe weather warning sirens at Brook Run Park and Dunwoody Park. The sirens are designed as an outside warning device to assist in alerting individuals, in the imme...
October 23, 2014 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 | 8 8 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Taylor named first female DeKalb chamber president
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.30.14 - 10:00 am
  • 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 | 5 5 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 | 2 2 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 | 5 5 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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  • Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm