Roswell police officer slashed with knife, expected to recover
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Camp Kudzu Benefit Luncheon to aid kids with Type 1 diabetes
Eloise Lamons said she clearly remembers the first day her daughter Paige went to Camp Kudzu, a camp for children with Type 1 diabetes, and how different she was when she returned. “I saw how my da...
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Chastain Park Arts Festival may draw 40,000 to Buckhead
As executive director of the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, Patrick Dennis has helped organize 10 events this year. But the sixth annual fall Chastain Park Arts Festival, set for Saturday an...
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TurningPoint helps breast cancer survivors resume lives
Editor’s note: As October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, wraps up, the Neighbor interviewed representatives of two local organizations about the disease. Click here for the article on Kom...
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Column: Paws for Cocktails loaded with TV, radio celebrities
The Paws for Cocktails party for Furkids Nov. 6 at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History on Clifton Road in DeKalb County promises to be a rocking time with a host lineup of TV and radio celebriti...
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Komen Greater Atlanta aids those with breast cancer
Editor’s note: As October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, wraps up, the Neighbor interviewed representatives of two local organizations about the disease. Click here for the article on Tur...
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‘Steel Magnolias’ showing at Alliance Theatre through Nov. 9
The Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. in Midtown, will host performances of “Steel Magnolias” today through Nov. 9. The play was written by Robert Hurling, premiered in 1987 and is based on his ...
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First Baptist Church celebrates 160th year; made mark in Civil War, modern times
Sitting on the edge of downtown, First Baptist Church of Dallas is just as much a part of the city’s history as its geography. The church recently celebrated its 160th anniversary, providing its me...
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A HAUNTING QUESTION: Locals wonder if old courthouse has ghosts
Dale Willbanks had had enough of the sounds coming from upstairs at the old Paulding County Courthouse. Willbanks, president of the Paulding County Genealogy and History Research Library, said ther...
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Author to visit after Paulding school wins Scholastic contest for fifth time
Sammy McClure Middle School students are set to meet Maggie Stiefvater, author of the best-selling “Shiver” trilogy and “The Raven Cycle” series, Wednesday during a special schoolwide event after M...
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Pet of the Week: Sebastian
This week’s pet of the week is a charming boy who has been through a lot and deserves a fairy tale ending. Meet Sebastian, a handsome brindle boy who came in as part of a cruelty case more than one...
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It's Scary to Be Hungry pick up Nov. 1
By Monica Burge mburge@neighbornewspapers.com While ghosts, goblins and the walking dead are frightening to some, for the organizers of a local food drive, there’s nothing scarier than families goi...
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"Night of the Living Dead' at Legion Oct. 31 and Nov. 1
While Halloween may not be considered by some as a major holiday, Oct. 31 has plenty of enthusiasts and admirers who get a thrill out of things that go bump in the night. Kids have the tradition of...
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  • Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.15.14 - 04:00 pm
  • DeKalb Pet of the Week: Colorado
    by Staff Reports
    10.15.14 - 11:56 am
  • Family Alliance to host annual 'Masquerade Ball' fund-raiser
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.14.14 - 03:33 pm
  • Road Rally set for Nov. 2 in Cartersville
    While Halloween is widely-recognized as one of the preeminent fall holidays, a local nonprofit hopes to build awareness for another – Orphan Sunday. As the name suggests, the day encourages a world...
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    Heritage Winter Classics return in November
    Heritage Sandy Springs Thursday announced the return of the Heritage Winter Classics indoor concert series, held one Sunday evening each month, November through February, celebrating classical, jaz...
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    Van Michael Salon celebrates 30th anniversary
    Countless hairstyles and fashion trends have come and gone since Van Michael Salon opened the doors of its first location in Buckhead three decades ago. Although the ensuing years have given rise t...
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    'Phantom of the Opera' invades Fox Theatre
    Crafting and executing a new take on one of the preeminent musicals in Broadway history is every bit as daunting as it sounds — but just as rewarding. At least that is what the insiders are saying ...
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    OUT AND ABOUT: Trick or Treat Village, 'Murder in 3-D'
    Trick or Treat Village Saturday The 18th annual Trick or Treat Village is set for Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows, 724 Paulding Meadows Drive in Dallas, It will fe...
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    NAMI Walk raises awareness, support for mental illnesses
    The Georgia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host its 10th annual Atlanta fundraising walk Nov. 1 at Piedmont Park, adding a new 5K race component to the event this year. “[T...
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    Paulding color guard member named to Army All-American Marching Band
    Kevin Tran said he did not mean to break the mold; he was just trying something new. The 17-year-old East Paulding High School senior decided to try out for the color guard for the Raider Brigade B...
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    Column: Fix Ga. Pets invites all to have Cocktails for Canines
    Fix Georgia Pets invites animal lovers to gather Tuesday for the Cocktails for Canines evening as pet lover Tony Conway hosts a cocktail benefit to recruit financial support at his event space, The...
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    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta offers Halloween safety tips
    With Halloween only nine days away, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta recently released some Halloween safety tips: o Avoid costumes with excessive flowing fabric, such as capes or sleeves. Loose cl...
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    Luncheon to honor local fundraising stars
    The greater Atlanta chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will honor two longtime Atlanta leaders at its 32nd annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day and luncheon Tuesday ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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