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Local dance instructor/performer builds following
Jason Cohen is pulling double duty these days. When he’s not gracing local stages as a performer in prominent theatrical productions, is handling the demands of being the star attraction and lead i...
September 12, 2014 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ teacher pens textbook
Having already introduced countless students to the language, local French teacher Joanne Thomas has added a tangible new wrinkle to her classroom repertoire. Over the summer the middle school inst...
September 12, 2014 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell to ‘Let it Go’ with free outdoor ‘Frozen’ showing
Moms and dads with grade school children are likely no strangers to Disney’s smash hit “Frozen.” Now, the city of Roswell is offering parents and their tykes an opportunity to see Anna and Elsa on ...
September 11, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bogey and The Viceroy to close out Concerts by the Springs
As the last act of the 2014 Concerts by the Springs series, Bogey & The Viceroy is intent on making sure it goes out in style. The band will take the stage Sunday at Heritage Green to close out the...
September 10, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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’50 to 1’ movie coming to Sandy Springs
Oscar winner Jim Wilson’s latest film, “50 to 1,” the inspiring true story of Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird and his misfit New Mexico cowboy trainer and owners, is expanding across the count...
September 10, 2014 01:54 PM | 4 4 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Flea Market to benefit Forward Arts Foundation
Once again, fashion gurus, interior designers, collectors and bargain hunters will converge on the parking deck of the Atlanta History Center on West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead Sept. 18 through 2...
September 10, 2014 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta’s Best Cellars Dinner to aid cancer research locally
Atlanta’s Best Cellars Dinner will take place Saturday at 6 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead. The event benefits the T.J. Martell Foundation, the nonprofit championed by the music and...
September 10, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 observances planned in Paulding County, Villa Rica
At least two area groups are planning 9/11 Patriot Day remembrance ceremonies on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. Paulding County’s Patriot Day observance is Thursday at 8:...
September 10, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old Towne Hiram Day festival revived, planned for Sept. 20
The Old Towne Hiram Day community festival is returning after a five-year absence. The event was organized annually from 2006 to 2009. However, the five-month-old Olde Town Hiram Business Associati...
September 10, 2014 10:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 observances planned in Paulding, Villa Rica
At least two area groups are planning 9/11 Patriot Day remembrance ceremonies on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. Paulding County’s Patriot Day observance is Thursday at 8:...
September 09, 2014 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grandfather graduate: Ninety-year-old Douglasville resident earns college degree
Douglasville resident Alexander Phillips needed a little help putting on his graduation cap and gown from Queensborough Community College in New York. Donning the graduation attire can be a little ...
September 04, 2014 09:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • St. Vincent de Paul society meets needs of families
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.26.14 - 03:16 pm
  • St. Vincent de Paul thrives on donations, volunteers
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.26.14 - 02:24 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Levi
    by Staff Reports
    08.26.14 - 10:03 am
  • Local parks offer respite from daily grind
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 02:58 pm
  • Local comedy clubs thrive as city gains national attention
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 02:26 pm
  • Alliance Theatre brings ‘Bull Durham’ to stage
    In the years since the 1988 film “Bull Durham” was released, writer and director Ron Shelton has had multiple offers to adapt it into a Broadway musical. “There had been discussion over the years f...
    September 03, 2014 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Events to celebrate Battle of Jonesboro’s anniversary
    Atlanta and its environs are commemorating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the local battles of the Civil War this year with reenactment pageantry, lectures and recognition of historic building...
    September 03, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Vinings Historic Preservation Society hosting fundraisers
    The Vinings Historic Preservation Society will host its ninth annual Pairings Party and Golf Classic Sunday and Monday, respectively. Proceeds from both events will go to the society, a nonprofit d...
    September 03, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Updated: Fall Atlanta Home Show returns this weekend
    (UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 4:58 P.M. WITH CORRECTED INFORMATION ON TONYA WILLIAMS' BACKGROUND WITH HGTV) The 31st annual Fall Atlanta Home Show and new Outdoor Living Expo will take place Friday through...
    September 03, 2014 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta organists guild celebrates 100 years
    The Atlanta chapter of the American Guild of Organists is celebrating its 100th anniversary during its 2014-15 season, kicking it off with an organ concert Tuesday at The Cathedral of St. Philip in...
    September 03, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    35th annual Paulding Meadows arts festival may attract 35,000
    The Paulding Meadows Arts and Craft Festival has not changed much since its beginnings in 1980, other than gaining six times more vendors and many thousands more visitors. The 35th annual festival ...
    September 02, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Paulding marching band readies for season
    South Paulding High School’s ‘Spirit of South Paulding’ marching band recently practiced at the school for an upcoming football halftime performance. The band includes 131 members and is set to per...
    September 02, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Roman
    The pet of the week is an adorable boy who is perfect for anyone looking for love. Meet Roman, a happy, cuddly ball of cuteness who falls in love with everyone he meets. Roman is a 1-year-old colli...
    September 02, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ART Station hosts special exhibit, paint day
    Stone Mountain Village’s ART Station, housed in the old trolley station at 5384 Manor Drive, will host two events to celebrate a historic style of painting. Plein air painting is described by co-fo...
    September 02, 2014 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Simon partners with Horatio Alger group for scholarships
    The Newport Beach, Calif.-based Simon Foundations, which operate a local Simon Scholars program in Atlanta high schools, is partnering with the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans ...
    August 28, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fall festivals abound in Atlanta
    A bevy of fall festivals will take place in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs in the coming weeks and months. From celebrating food, music, art, film or just good, old-fashioned famil...
    August 27, 2014 05:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Heritage Sandy Springs revisiting the Civil War
    The public is invited to experience a glimpse of life on the home front in Civil War-era Sandy Springs. Blue & Gray Saturday — billed as a free family fun day — is set to take over the outdoor frin...
    August 27, 2014 02:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Celebrate end of summer with Piedmont Park Arts Festival
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    08.13.14 - 01:19 pm
  • ‘Blind Side’ star returns to host celebrity golf tourney, parties
    by Savannah Borders
    northsideintern@mdjoline.com
    08.13.14 - 01:15 pm