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Chef donates Thanksgiving dinner
Wednesday chef Rob Gayle, owner of Chef Rob’s Upscale Lounge, a bar and restaurant in Sandy Springs, hosted his second Thanksgiving Charity dinner for residents of the Mary Hall Freedom House, a Sa...
November 26, 2014 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead party to raise funds for Atlanta Youth Academy
For a school with a budget of only $1.8 million, Atlanta Youth Academy’s 11th annual benefit auction is paramount to the southeast Atlanta private school’s operation. The event, set for Dec. 7 at t...
November 26, 2014 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Urban League of Greater Atlanta to honor women
Editor’s note: This week is Sally F. White’s last column. Since 2002 she has produced this weekly column in the Neighbor Newspapers previewing community events. She extends her best holiday wishes ...
November 26, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student: Michael Bresnahan
St. Pius X’s Michael Bresnahan has made quite a name for himself at this juncture of his high school career. The junior carries a full load inside and outside of the classroom, approaching and meet...
November 26, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland Academy students muse on Thanksgiving holiday
Leave it up to the students at Cumberland Academy of Georgia in Sandy Springs to keep Thanksgiving in perspective. The nonprofit, special-needs school accommodates children with autism, Asperger’s ...
November 26, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Takei to narrate ASO’s Sci-Fi Spectacular
Actor George Takei, known for his starring role as Mr. Sulu from the original “Star Trek” television show, will narrate the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Sci-Fi Spectacular, set for Friday and Satur...
November 26, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Gordo
The pet of the week is a Labrador mix who will give a reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. Meet Gordo, a 10-month-old who loves people and will be anyone’s new best friend. This guy can be a li...
November 25, 2014 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead boutique to host Girls Inc. fundraiser
The Nina McLemore Boutique, 110 E. Andrews Drive in Buckhead, will host a shopping event to benefit Girls Inc. Dec. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.. Shoppers can discover the nonprofit Girls Inc. and their part...
November 25, 2014 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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TurningPoint hosting meditation class
TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, 8010 Roswell Road, Suite 120 in Sandy Springs, will host its an educational program, Mindfulness Meditation: Techniques to Aid Healing for the Breast Canc...
November 24, 2014 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elvis tribute artist leading annual Dallas Christmas parade
Move over, Santa. Christmas has a new star this year. The 22nd Invitational Christmas Parade Dec. 6 in Dallas will be featuring Elvis as its main attraction this year -- well, an Elvis tribute arti...
November 21, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead fundraiser for orphans set for Monday
Peace Containers and the Buckhead Club, 3344 Peachtree Road, Floor 2600 in Buckhead, will host its 11th annual Charity Auction and Wine Tasting Social, a fundraiser with free wine tasting and hors ...
November 21, 2014 09:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Atlanta Press Club to celebrate 50th anniversary
The Atlanta Press Club is culminating its year-long 50th anniversary celebration with its Holiday, History and Highlights Party Dec. 9 at the Atlanta History Center’s McElreath Hall on West Paces F...
November 19, 2014 06:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diabetes Expo Atlanta aims to help residents live better
If there is one thing those involved with Saturday’s Diabetes Expo Atlanta said people should learn from attending the event, it is that everyone should be tested for the disease since anyone can g...
November 19, 2014 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman’s book focuses on emotionally abusive relationships
Amy Lewis Bear is using her experience in mentally abusive relationships both first-hand and as a counselor to help others. In February the Buckhead resident published “From Charm to Harm: The Guid...
November 19, 2014 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign kicks off
The American Red Cross 2014 Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign in Georgia kicked off Tuesday amid renewed calls for residents to continue supporting the cause. As has become customary on Veterans Day...
November 19, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday Lights, Garden Nights now a 'tradition'
“Tradition” is the word being thrown around at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown regarding the annual contemporary light show that takes over its environs this time of year. For many patrons,...
November 19, 2014 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dallas church providing holiday meal to hundreds
Thanksgiving is a time to eat a little too much and be thankful for the things in your life. Dallas First United Methodist Church wants to help fill bellies and give thanks as it dishes up hundreds...
November 18, 2014 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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1,500 attend inaugural Extreme Family Field Day
More than 1,500 people traveled to Taylor Farm Park in Powder Springs recently as Paulding Education Foundation hosted its inaugural Extreme Family Field Day, presented by Children’s Healthcare of ...
November 18, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber luncheon hosts AT&T Georgia president
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly Georgia Power Luncheon and business expo at the Paulding Senior Center in Dallas recently. The guest speaker was Beth Shiroishi, president of AT&...
November 18, 2014 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little Free Library sets up in downtown Cartersville
Loretta Fishel said she estimates that she owns about 400 books. Romance, science fiction, mystery — they line the shelves of her Cartersville home, a testament to her love of reading. Her daughter...
November 18, 2014 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas Star explored at Tellus
Some 2,000 years ago, a star shone bright in the heavens, heralding to some the fulfillment of a prophesy that spoke of the birth of the Messiah. For centuries, scientists, theologians and those wh...
November 18, 2014 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seminole Tribe has ties to Bartow County
In the history of Native Americans, the Seminole tribe of Florida has a place of distinction. Its story of survival and ingenuity stretches beyond the borders of Florida, where its members were the...
November 18, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Mira
Mira is a dream dog. This well-behaved, 4-year-old learns fast. She learned how to sit at the shelter and aims to please her humans. Mira has a playful side that and staff members can’t resist hugg...
November 18, 2014 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Philanthropy Day honors adults, students
The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ greater Atlanta chapter recently honored two longtime Atlanta leaders at its 32nd annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day, held at the Georgia ...
November 17, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Atlanta Opera brings tale of love lost later this month
    by Philip Clements
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.05.14 - 10:05 am
  • Paulding Education Foundation hosts race, obstacle course
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.04.14 - 02:46 pm