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Pet of the Week: Avery
Avery is the kind of dog who makes people smile when they see him. With his floppy, fuzzy ears and his playful and cuddly personality, this adorable Labrador mix will win over hearts too. Avery is ...
October 21, 2014 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan G. Komen continues fight against breast cancer
All it took was raising her hand and acknowledging that she needed a low-cost mammogram to save Wanda Vance’s life. The then-56-year-old Lithonia resident was employed part-time, and the insurance ...
October 21, 2014 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cirque du Soleil's 'Amaluna' continuing run at Atlantic Station
If nothing else, “Amaluna” promises spectacle and splendor to which Cirque du Soleil’s patrons have become accustomed. One of the Montreal-based theatrical entertainment company’s latest entries in...
October 16, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vintage Affair returns Saturday
The Community Assistance Center’s 12th annual Vintage Affair is back to promote the conceptual marriage of a good time with a good cause. This year’s event, themed Uplifting Our Community, is set t...
October 16, 2014 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton residents launch baking business
Roswell resident Carol Craig and Milton resident Maureen Logan Underwood established White Blossom Baking Co. this spring after meeting in 2010 and realizing they both had a knack for baking. “We b...
October 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
For Moxie Burger owner Chas D’Huyvetter, his restaurants truly are a family affair. “My dad’s an investor, my mom helped with the color scheme, my brother-in-law does my art and pottery and my sist...
October 15, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Early reservations requested for Santa at Rhodes Hall
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is taking early reservations for Santa at Rhodes Hall, set for Dec. 6, 7, 11 through 14, 19 and 20 at the historic building on Peachtree Street in Midtow...
October 15, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Pet of the Week: Colorado
Meet Colorado, a 2-year-old Rottweiler mix who is an intelligent and fun dog. Colorado has a great combination of personality traits — he is silly and goofy, but also focused and smart. Colorado lo...
October 15, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hot rods, Gravity Games, chili cookoff to fill downtown Douglasville Oct. 24, 25
Douglasville’s most popular fall fun weekend returns Oct. 24 and 25 with an all-star lineup of entertainment. From Hot Rods on Main and the Google STEM Fair, to the Georgia Gravity Games, Cultural ...
October 15, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Alliance to host annual 'Masquerade Ball' fund-raiser
Halloween is tremendous fun for children, but sometimes, adults want to have a little revelry of their own. That was the genesis of Family Alliance of Paulding creating its annual Masquerade Ball —...
October 14, 2014 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Public Safety Appreciation Day focuses on first-responders
The annual Paulding Public Safety Appreciation Day last weekend at Veterans Park in Dallas featured games, food, vendors and demonstrations by county and state public safety agencies.
October 14, 2014 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding middle-schooler collects thousands of pop tabs to help Ronald McDonald House
Erick Fortner is well on his way to becoming a major donor for the Ronald McDonald House Foundation — and he’s only in the sixth grade The 12-year-old East Paulding Middle School student has jumped...
October 14, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall Fest covers downtown Dallas
The Paulding Fine Arts Association’s annual Fall Fest brought musicians, young performers and dozens of arts vendors to the Old Courthouse area along Main Street in downtown Dallas last weekend.
October 14, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Covered Bridge Festival returns to Euharlee
The Covered Bridge in downtown Euharlee has a storied history, both fabled and true. Some say it’s haunted, others say it is a priceless landmark that is one of the few remaining of its kind in the...
October 14, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding providing unique therapy
It has been about three years since Libby Beem took her first horseback ride and while she is an award-winning rider now, there were moments of apprehension in the early goings. “I thought I was go...
October 14, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUT & ABOUT: Makan and Chai Pani combined for flavorful dinner
A new restaurant in downtown Decatur celebrated its recent opening by pairing up with an established, local favorite to preview its fusion menu that combined Asian and Indian flavors. Makan, which ...
October 14, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Churchill paintings on display at Millennium Gate
It’s not every day that the private life of one of history’s noble giants is on display for all to see — unless, of course, you live here. Such is the case — albeit through Feb. 1 — with “The Art o...
October 08, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraiser aids land conservation efforts
The Trust for Public Land, a national land conservation organization with its Georgia office located in Midtown, will host its sixth annual Celebration of Land fundraiser Oct. 19 to support its con...
October 08, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show Saturday
An illustrious lineup of celebrated music VIPs and luminaries will be honored at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center’s Georgia Ballroo...
October 08, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Midtown gala to benefit Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
About 400 to 450 guests are expected to gather at The Foundry at Puritan Mill in west Midtown Oct. 17 to party for a purpose.  The Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, based in southeast Atlanta, wil...
October 08, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Headless Horseman’ rides into Atlanta
The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will host performances of “The Headless Horseman of Silly Hollow” by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers of Bar Harbor, Maine, Oct. 28 through Nov. 9. An audience f...
October 08, 2014 01:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Light The Night Walk set for Saturday
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Georgia chapter will host the 16th annual Atlanta Light The Night Walk Saturday at 5 p.m. at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. The walk encourages teams...
October 08, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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FLYING FRENZY: Douglas aeromodelers enjoy flying sophisticated model aircraft
Kurtis Lynn maneuvered his Saber 35 profile stunt plane onto the runway, turned it into the wind to get maximum lift, revved the engine and soared it skyward. As the Douglasville resident was flyin...
October 08, 2014 10:19 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Woofstock’ scheduled Oct. 19 at Deer Lick Park
Douglas County Animal Control and the Douglas County Humane Society has scheduled one of its newest annual events, "Woofstock," for Oct. 19 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Deer Lick Park, 2105 Mack Road. Forme...
October 08, 2014 10:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding students ramp up for annual fall football festivities
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.30.14 - 02:57 pm
  • Marcus Jewish Center hosts annual book festival
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.30.14 - 11:32 am