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Local public, private schools hosting fall festivals
Local schools are hosting fall festivals later this month to celebrate autumn. Here is a rundown of those events: St. Martin’s St. Martin’s Episcopal School will hold its fall festival Oct. 18 from...
October 01, 2014 06:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead man shares children’s art with retirement homes
Linden Longino is sharing his love of art with others. Longino, a Buckhead resident, is the founder of Buckhead-based International Paint Pals, now part of downtown Atlanta-based Friendship Force I...
October 01, 2014 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Fernbank's A Timeless Affair fundraiser Saturday
The Witching Hour theme for Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s annual A Timeless Affair gala Saturday draws inspiration from an incredible new exhibition that examines how the body and brain work...
October 01, 2014 06:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York gardening guru to speak in Buckhead
New York gardening guru Lynden Miller will speak at the Cherokee Garden Library’s lecture set for Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. Her talk is titled Parks, Plants and P...
October 01, 2014 05:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUT & ABOUT: Ghost Tours, free movie at airport
‘Ghost Tours of Dallas Georgia’ Stars of the classic horror film “The Exorcist” and contemporary TV shows “The Walking Dead” and “Ghost Hunters” will be among those who will meet fans and host guid...
October 01, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding students ramp up for annual fall football festivities
As the weather gets cooler and football moves further into the season, homecoming celebrations are nearing. Paulding County high schools are all preparing for, or have already had, their homecoming...
September 30, 2014 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead restaurant to host ‘Top Chef’ viewing party
Southern Art and Bourbon Bar, 3315 Peachtree Road in Buckhead, will host a “Top Chef” viewing party for chef and owner Art Smith’s episode debut Wednesday from 9 to 11 p.m. The restaurant will prov...
September 30, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fernbank’s Goose Bumps exhibit offers scary, family fun
Just in time for the Halloween season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, which started last week and will run until Jan. 4, is designed to provide thrills and chills as well a...
September 30, 2014 11:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Jewish Center hosts annual book festival
While the annual book festival at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta focuses on Jewish authors and literature, its broad line-up of authors and books has something for everyone and year ...
September 30, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Blanca
The pet of the week is a dog who has a sweet personality and is great with other dogs. Meet Blanca, a 4-year-old girl who is solid white, has adorable ears and who wins everyone over with her smile...
September 30, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Legal Aid Society hosting 90th anniversary luncheon
The Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc. will celebrate its 90th anniversary with a luncheon Thursday in the Oceans Ball-room at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The pre-event celebration will b...
September 30, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bunnen reflects on photography career, new exhibits
Starting Friday, patrons of Mason Murer Fine Art in south Buckhead will be able to enjoy a glimpse into the life of Buckhead photographer Lucinda Bunnen, 84, as the gallery debuts “Lucinda’s World,...
September 25, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Paulding school celebrates Patriot Day on 13th anniversary of attacks
    by Samantha M. Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.18.14 - 08:31 am
  • Paulding high schools showcase musical talent on field
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.16.14 - 02:15 pm
  • Local octogenarians prime examples of active aging
    With weekly fitness classes, art lessons, teaching a Bible study class and editing a monthly newsletter, 85-year-old Cecile Hooks keeps a busy schedule. “It’s the only way I know to live,” said the...
    September 24, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: Arrow Exterminators celebrates 50th anniversary
    (UPDATED THURSDAY AT 10:16 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON COMPANY'S ANNUAL REVENUE GOAL FOR 2029) John Wright had just graduated from Columbia High School in DeKalb County in 1973 when he started a jo...
    September 24, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Garden of Eden Ball to celebrate facility's expansions
    The 33rd annual Garden of Eden Ball will expand its reach Saturday in a tented ballroom on the grounds of the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown. With an "Into the Woods" theme, the elegant evenin...
    September 24, 2014 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs Reads returns starting Friday
    In October, the residents of Sandy Springs will once again join other cities across the nation in promoting literacy and building a sense of community by participating in Sandy Springs Reads’ One C...
    September 24, 2014 10:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    OUT AND ABOUT: Classic car show, free movie at airport
    Party, cruise-in Georgia Classic Rides block party and car cruise-in is set for Saturday, and every fourth Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Dallas. Information: georgiacl...
    September 23, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    'Ghost Tours of Dallas' to feature celebrities, city history
    Stars of the classic horror film “The Exorcist” and contemporary TV shows “The Walking Dead” and “Ghost Hunters” will be among those who will meet fans and host guided tours through historic downto...
    September 23, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dunwoody Woman’s Club hosts 42nd annual home tour
    On Oct. 1, the Dunwoody Woman’s Club will host its 42nd annual home tour, featuring a variety of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs homes with different architectural and design styles. Five homes are feat...
    September 23, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Persimmon
    The pet of the week is Persimmon, a 2-year-old pointer/terrier mix. She has already won over the hearts of staff. Persimmon’s main goal is to please her human, and since she is so smart, loving and...
    September 23, 2014 11:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fernbank Museum hosts annual gala
    Fernbank Museum of Natural History will host its annual black-tie fundraising gala, A Timeless Affair 2014 — The Witching Hour Oct. 4 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The evening will honor the dedicated s...
    September 23, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Streets Alive coming Sunday
    The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will host its third and final Atlanta Streets Alive event of 2014 Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the city’s Virginia-Highland neighborhood. The city will close a five-mile...
    September 22, 2014 05:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    STK hosting breast cancer fundraiser
    STK, a steakhouse located at 1075 Peachtree St. in Midtown, will host a breast cancer research fundraiser Sept. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. The restaurant operated by The ONE Group, a New York-based lifest...
    September 22, 2014 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: Local cat wins category in national contest
    (UPDATED SATURDAY AT 8 A.M. WITH QUOTES, INFO FROM BOB'S OWNER, AMANDA COFFELT) St. Louis-based Friskies cat food Wednesday announced southeast Cobb County resident Amanda Coffelt and her cat Bob w...
    September 20, 2014 08:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell to ‘Let it Go’ with free outdoor ‘Frozen’ showing
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:44 pm