Community
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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
North Georgia Goodwill provides help for jobseekers
The Goodwill on Alpharetta Highway in Roswell is stocked with everything imaginable — clothes, furniture, DVDs and all manner of knick-knacks and home wares. As customers made their selections on a...
February 04, 2016 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Douglas students to attend West Point, Naval Academy
U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Jonesboro, will host a special ceremony Feb. 6 to honor students from Georgia's 13th Congressional District who have been nominated to attend one of the nation's military s...
February 04, 2016 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fulton, DeKalb county animal shelters offer $14 adoptions in February
The nonprofit LifeLIne Animal Project invites you to Find The One for only $14 during February. It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Feeling lonely? Find true love at one of LifeLine Animal Project’s shelt...
February 03, 2016 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Chattahoochee Nature Center event offers adventures in flight
The Chattahoochee Nature Center will lead an exploration in to the world of flight at its “Flying into the Future” event from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 21. The family-friendly event will take place at th...
February 03, 2016 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
'Galentine's Day' event helps homeless animals ‘find love’
Valentine’s Day shoppers can fall in love with pieces of jewelry and puppies at the “Galentine’s Day Celebration” hosted by Kendra Scott to benefit the Atlanta Humane Society Feb. 13. The jewelry a...
February 03, 2016 12:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Buckhead boy making Valentine’s Day special for homeless
One Buckhead boy is hoping to fill 2,000 homeless people’s hearts with love this Valentine’s Day weekend. Charlie Plyler, 12, started Homeless at Heart, a nonprofit that donates shoeboxes filled wi...
February 02, 2016 02:00 PM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Voting for Atlanta Chamber Players’ audience favorite ending
The Atlanta Chamber Players Tuesday announced voting for the Rapido! Audience Favorite Prize ends Wednesday at midnight. The Rapido! 14-Day Composition Contest’s Take Four!! Cycle includes videos o...
February 02, 2016 10:21 AM | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cancer patients can begin treatment faster at new WellStar Douglas clinic
Patients with lung, chest and esophageal cancers may now be able to start treatment faster in Douglas County, increasing their chances of beating the disease. In addition to allowing patients to co...
February 02, 2016 10:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Douglas County jazz ensemble focuses on ‘big band’ era sound
West Side Winds Jazz Ensemble is working to revive jazz and “big band” music in Douglas County and is looking for string musicians to join them. Asa Walker, director of the Douglasville-based ensem...
February 01, 2016 05:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Academy Theatre presents Neil Simon comedy in Hapeville, Stockbridge
Neil Simon’s romantic comedy “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” comes to the Academy Theatre in time for Valentine’s Day. In the show, Barney Cashman, played by Rob Raissle, is a successful restaurant ow...
February 01, 2016 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Henry County fruit plant sale to benefit extension programs
The Henry County Extension Office is selling small fruit plants with proceeds going to support various extension programs. The plants available for sale this year include pear, blackberry, blueberr...
February 01, 2016 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fulton County residents invited to 'walk Georgia' for fitness
The Fulton County Cooperative Extension invites residents who have resolved to get fit and lose weight to join them to Walk Georgia as a way achieve their goals. The University of Georgia Extension...
February 01, 2016 04:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
  • UPDATED: Innovators of tomorrow present concepts at Douglas science fair
    by Lindsay Moscarello
    lmoscarello@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.22.16 - 03:51 pm