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Jackson Elementary hits golden age
Warren T. Jackson Elementary School will host a bigger than ever fundraising event this year as the Sandy Springs-based school approaches its 50th anniversary. “Jackson Elementary holds an auction ...
February 12, 2016 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chef: Restaurant moving due to new property owner
The Sandy Springs Italian restaurant Double Zero Napoletana is packing its equipment and moving to Emory Village in DeKalb County because it does not fall in line with the property’s new owner’s pl...
February 12, 2016 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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PAGE Foundation honors students, teachers
Academic commitment and high grades allow deserving students to be rewarded. The Professional Association of Georgia Educators (Page) Foundation honors local students every year whose tests-score r...
February 12, 2016 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fatherhood expert, author to host book reading, signing
Urban Grind Coffee House, 962 Marietta St. in northwest Atlanta, will host fatherhood expert Kenneth Braswell, executive director of Fathers Inc., for a book reading and signing event for Atlanta c...
February 12, 2016 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Society's Tossed Out Treasures marks 25 years
The Sandy Springs Society will host the 25th annual Tossed Out Treasures, Atlanta’s ultimate upscale resale event, will take place Feb. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the former Marshalls in M...
February 12, 2016 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta man builds pro-quality beach volleyball court in front yard
In the classic 1989 movie “Field of Dreams,” Kevin Costner’s character hears a mysterious voice that inspires him to bulldoze his corn fields and build a baseball diamond — “If you build it, he wil...
February 12, 2016 08:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grammy Award winner brings his talent and prestige to new music program
A growing DeKalb music school has partnered with a three-time Grammy Award winner to create a launchpad for aspiring musicians. Mixing Engineer Phil Tan joined forces with Callanwolde Fine Arts Cen...
February 10, 2016 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb libraries host events for Black History Month
Branches of The DeKalb County Public Library system will be hosting events throughout February as part of their annual programming to celebrate Black History Month. Janet Florence, public informati...
February 10, 2016 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local woman creates app to save endangered animals
Chastain Park resident Kourtney Stumpe has created a mobile application to help endangered animals through an alliance between two organizations. The partnership involves the southeast Cobb County-...
February 10, 2016 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber honors Paulding club director's 'unique gift' for helping children
Kevie Dixon’s dedication to the Paulding County Boys & Girls Club for the past two decades has earned him the “2015 Citizen of the Year Award” from the Paulding Chamber of Commerce. Dixon’s “unique...
February 10, 2016 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Humane Society providing Valentine's Day puppy love
In honor of Valentine's Day, the Atlanta Humane Society this week is celebrating puppy love by offering the perfect gift that will show your animal-loving significant other how much you care. Frida...
February 09, 2016 09:00 PM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theater to present ‘American Buffalo’ in south Fulton
Fulton County’s Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road in Atlanta, will present Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Co. in the award-winning drama “American Buffalo” by David Mamet Feb. 12 through M...
February 09, 2016 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Douglas County jazz ensemble focuses on ‘big band’ era sound
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.01.16 - 05:34 pm
  • Holy Innocents' has A Heart for the Arts
    The Fine Arts Alliance of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Sandy Springs will host its 11th biennial fundraiser, A Heart for the Arts, Feb. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Capital City Club i...
    February 08, 2016 07:15 PM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Douglas church hosts Tebow Foundation sponsored prom event
    First Presbyterian Church in Douglasville is one of nine churches in Georgia rolling out the red carpet for a “Night to Shine,” a prom-styled event for people with special needs. For the second yea...
    February 08, 2016 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead residents co-write Theatrical Outfit's 'Moxie'
    Buckhead playwrights Lane Carlock and Brian Kurlander have created a story worthy of the Alliance Theatre’s inaugural Reiser Atlanta Artist Lab and the Inverness Prize for Playwriting. Opening Jan....
    February 08, 2016 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven student doodles for Google
    A local seventh grade student in Brookhaven has been chosen to represent Georgia in a nationwide competition to have an original logo displayed for a day on Google’s homepage. Marist School student...
    February 05, 2016 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Piedmont Henry: don't let Super Bowl break your heart
    Want to have a good time watching the game this Sunday but don’t want to kill your New Year’s resolution to be a healthier you? Consider these tips brought to you by Piedmont Heart Institute in hon...
    February 05, 2016 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local couples celebrate long, happy marriages
    To celebrate the most romantic day of the year, the Neighbor Newspapers interviewed couples that have been married for at least 40 years to learn about their keys to a blissful marriage and their s...
    February 05, 2016 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Botanical garden's 'Orchid Daze' fills winter with flowers
    The Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown will open its doors to the “Orchid Daze” exhibition to lighten up the winter season Saturday through April 10. The exhibition was created so “people can ente...
    February 05, 2016 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Valentine's Day 2016: things to do around DeKalb
    From dancing to dinner to tying the knot, here are just a few ideas on ways to spend Valentine’s Day this year. Brookhaven is set to host its second annual “Daddy Daughter Dance” on Saturday, Feb. ...
    February 05, 2016 11:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Airport hotel to host East Point church's Valentine Affair
    The number three has a special significance for the leaders of St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church in East Point. It is the total years the congregation has hosted its Christian academy and the t...
    February 05, 2016 10:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Woman to attempt Guinness World Record at ASO concert
    An octogenarian performer who joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on this date in 1945 will contend for the Guinness World Record in Atlanta Symphony Hall in Midtown Thursday during a concert. He...
    February 04, 2016 06:34 PM | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Reads highlights superstorm best seller at annual luncheon
    Roswell Reads will promote reading and readiness this year ahead of its 11th annual literary luncheon featuring Kim Cross, author of the novel “What Stands in a Storm.” Cross will discuss and sign ...
    February 04, 2016 05:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    The Educated Puppy owner uses ‘complete respect’ at canine school
    Longtime dog trainer Michael Quattrochi takes pride in refraining from treating puppies like humans at his Alpharetta business The Educated Puppy. “That is rude and the worst thing [people] could d...
    February 04, 2016 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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