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Events celebrate red, white and blue
Atlanta offers various events — including plenty of fireworks shows — to commemorate Independence Day such as a ballgame, a beer festival, parades, a road race and more this weekend. Soccer festiva...
July 01, 2015 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local investment company celebrates 30 years
Capital Directions, a Sandy Springs-based wealth management and accountant service company, turns 30 today. In celebrating this milestone, the firm produced an anniversary video, posted on its webs...
July 01, 2015 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance Theatre teen program returns
This summer the Alliance Theatre is putting together a group of talented teens for a theater explosion. The Midtown-based theatre company is hosting its 14th annual Palefsky Collision Project, wher...
July 01, 2015 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peachtree Road Race recovery class set for Sunday
Melt Atlanta and Karen Wells Fitness will host Melt Your Feet, a Peachtree Road race recovery exercise class, Sunday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Body Awareness Studio, 5549 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs...
July 01, 2015 04:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tickets now on sale for Alliance Theatre’s 2015-16 season
The Alliance Theatre in Midtown Wednesday announced tickets are now on sale for all performances for the 2015-16 season for the Alliance Stage and Hertz Stage, Theatre for Youth and Families and Th...
July 01, 2015 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding bluegrass music festival now in fourth decade
It is a tradition that started with family, has been maintained by family, and people who participate in it are welcomed and treated like — well, family. The Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival in nor...
June 30, 2015 02:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding program helps children overcome reading apprehension
As retired greyhound racing dog Buck lay at her side, a first-grader opened a book at Crossroads Library in Acworth and began reading to the animal. Buck lay quietly beside her as she read to him f...
June 30, 2015 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram and Paulding County celebrating holiday before, after July 4
Independence Day celebrations planned around Paulding County may not include any events on July 4, but those scheduled before and after the holiday will likely not soon be forgotten. The city of Hi...
June 30, 2015 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reception to open Paulding show featuring artist Donna Shiver
Paulding Fine Arts will showcase the work of Donna Shiver in the organization’s Courtroom Gallery in the Old Courthouse in downtown Dallas in July. A reception to celebrate Shiver and her work is s...
June 30, 2015 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Lilibeth
LifeLine Animal Project and DeKalb County Animal Services’ pet of the week is Lilibeth. With her German Shepherd face and ears that point sideways, this 4-year-old dog is unique. Lilibeth is a gent...
June 30, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sarcoma Awareness Sunset Stroll set for July 29
The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute will host the third annual Sarcoma Awareness Sunset Stroll July 29 at 7 p.m. at the Pavilion at Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Brookhaven. The...
June 25, 2015 07:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County reservoirs offer fishing, outdoor recreation for residents
Henry County residents who are avid anglers and kayakers or those looking just to enjoy a day on the water can take advantage of the county’s reservoirs as a great source for fishing, boating and m...
June 25, 2015 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Gift of Music Foundation protects, promotes music education
    by Erika Wells
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    06.17.15 - 05:47 pm
  • Getzinger Group's father, son team up to market unique in-town homes
    by Erika Wells
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    06.17.15 - 05:31 pm
  • McDonough Square offers music, movies for summer entertainment
    While students are out of school for summer break, families can enjoy plenty of amusement for everyone on the Square, 5 Griffin St. in McDonough. The Main Street McDonough program will host a serie...
    June 25, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    High Museum of Art welcomes Katz’s giant realistic paintings
    Alex Katz’s giant paintings are now covering the walls of the High Museum of Art for a realistic adventure. The exhibition “Alex Katz, This Is Now” is open on the second floor of the Midtown museum...
    June 24, 2015 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Love and Homegrown Tomatoes returns to McDonough on Sunday
    The fourth annual Love and Homegrown Tomatoes fundraiser is set for Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Park on Lake Dow Road in McDonough. “This is our big annual fundraising event for the Helping...
    June 24, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teen father aims for success through Fulton County program
    Teen father, 18-year-old Quantrell Beckham, said he wants to be a good father to his stepdaughter Jordan and his 4-month-old daughter Areanna. To reach that goal, he has taken advantage of the avai...
    June 24, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Decatur neighbors win contest for biking to work
    Two Decatur neighbors received $5,000 towards new cycling equipment for their submission to the Pedals 4 Professionals video contest. Their video depicts Paul Ficklin-Alred, a 54-year-old staff mem...
    June 24, 2015 02:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Family Life Center celebrating 25 years with free events
    The Family Life Center Fitness & Recreation Facility at Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, marked its 25th anniversary in February. But it is continuing the celeb...
    June 24, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    LawJam to rock Variety Playhouse, benefit foundation
    LawJam 2015, the sixth annual Battle of the Atlanta Lawyers’ Bands, will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. in Atlanta’s Little Five Points. The event will bri...
    June 24, 2015 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Music Midtown announces 2015 lineup
    Music Midtown, the two-day concert festival set for Sept. 18 through 19 at Piedmont Park, announced its 2015 lineup Tuesday. It will include Elton John, Drake, Van Halen, Sam Smith, Lenny Kravitz, ...
    June 23, 2015 05:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stone Mountain Park offers new yurts for comfortable camping
    DeKalb County residents who plan on enjoying the outdoors and going camping this summer have a new option at Stone Mountain Park.The park, at 1000 Robert E Lee Blvd., is home to three newly built y...
    June 23, 2015 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Oak Grove resident pens cookbook, starts family foundation
    DeKalb County resident Joan Kaplan has spent the last 10 years in the residential real estate field. As a way to celebrate her tenure, Kaplan said she thought there was no better way than to give b...
    June 23, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tiny house conference in Tucker Saturday
    On Saturday, DeKalb County residents who are interested in learning more about a housing trend that is becoming more and more popular throughout the country are invited to attend a free tiny house ...
    June 23, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Lyndsey
    Lyndsey has a big heart and she is a brave, loving dog. PAWS Atlanta has a special love for Lyndsey because she is a true survivor. She was the focus of an animal neglect/cruelty investigation. But...
    June 23, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fifth annual Brookhaven Beer Fest on tap Saturday
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:45 pm
  • Drive Time to perform at Concerts by the Springs
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.10.15 - 03:35 pm