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Local cat wins category in national contest
St. Louis-based Friskies cat food Wednesday announced southeast Cobb County resident Amanda Coffelt and her cat Bob won the Epic category in the third annual The Friskies awards ceremony in Los Ang...
September 18, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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OUT AND ABOUT: Dallas Food Truck Friday, Old Town Hiram Day this weekend
Food Truck Friday The Downtown Dallas Merchants Association will host Food Truck Friday this Friday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Dallas. It also is planned for Oct. 10. Th...
September 18, 2014 08:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding school celebrates Patriot Day on 13th anniversary of attacks
McClure Middle School last week hosted its inaugural Patriot Day event to honor Paulding first-responders on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City in which thousands of pol...
September 18, 2014 08:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miller plans to continue predecessor’s work as WellStar board chair
When asked what changes he wants to bring to WellStar Health Systems as its new board chairman, Gary Miller thought for a moment before recalling an old saying. “I have heard it said that, ‘If it i...
September 17, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mentor Walk introduces children to college
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:29 P.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON GUEST SPEAKERS) The Sandy Springs-based Campus Community Partnership Foundation is now reaching even more children in its mission to encourage s...
September 17, 2014 02:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Atlanta Steinway Society hosting scholarship concert
The Atlanta Steinway Society will present its 2014 scholarship recipients in a free concert Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Kellett Chapel at the Peachtree Presbyterian Church on Roswell Road in Buckhead. ...
September 17, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Puppeteers to tell ‘Chinese Tales’ in Atlanta for last time
Expert Chinese artists weave together five traditional and non-traditional stories of ancient China in “The Old Man and the Monkeys & Other Chinese Tales” by Dragon Arts Studio, Sept. 24 through Oc...
September 17, 2014 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chastain Park Conservancy celebrates 10th year
Commemorating its 10th anniversary, the Chastain Park Conservancy will host a benefit concert Oct. 2 called A Night Unplugged, which will be held in replacement of its annual fall fundraising gala,...
September 17, 2014 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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LakeFest to include art, music and more
Pine Lake, situated between Decatur and Stone Mountain, will hold its annual arts and music festival LakeFest Oct. 4 and 5. Now in its 14th year, the festival is a celebration of handmade fine arts...
September 16, 2014 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding high schools showcase musical talent on field
The talent showcased during Friday night football games is not limited to offense, defense and special teams. The team that takes the field at halftime — the high school marching band — is rife wit...
September 16, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Cartersville High principal pursuing excellence
artersville High School has a long, rich tradition of excellence, both academically and with athletics and the school’s new principal said he plans to continue to build upon that history. “It is im...
September 16, 2014 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Jeffers
Meet Jeffers, a big, adorable boy who has a big personality to match his size. Jeffers is a good natured, 2-year-old mastiff mix. He has a cute under bite and is a silly, goofy guy who loves to sho...
September 16, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb’s LifeLine Animal Project shares tips for emergency pet safety
September is National Preparedness Month and DeKalb County’s LifeLine Animal Project and DeKalb County Animal Services want residents to know some of the best ways to keep pets safe during an emerg...
September 16, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oglethorpe Museum exhibits ‘Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat’
Oglethorpe Museum of Art’s newest exhibition pairs Cuban-born artists with the political and cultural experiences of baseball. “Stealing Base: Cuba at Bat” merges the cultural phenomenon of basebal...
September 16, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local dance instructor/performer builds following
Jason Cohen is pulling double duty these days. When he’s not gracing local stages as a performer in prominent theatrical productions, is handling the demands of being the star attraction and lead i...
September 12, 2014 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ teacher pens textbook
Having already introduced countless students to the language, local French teacher Joanne Thomas has added a tangible new wrinkle to her classroom repertoire. Over the summer the middle school inst...
September 12, 2014 08:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell to ‘Let it Go’ with free outdoor ‘Frozen’ showing
Moms and dads with grade school children are likely no strangers to Disney’s smash hit “Frozen.” Now, the city of Roswell is offering parents and their tykes an opportunity to see Anna and Elsa on ...
September 11, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bogey and The Viceroy to close out Concerts by the Springs
As the last act of the 2014 Concerts by the Springs series, Bogey & The Viceroy is intent on making sure it goes out in style. The band will take the stage Sunday at Heritage Green to close out the...
September 10, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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’50 to 1’ movie coming to Sandy Springs
Oscar winner Jim Wilson’s latest film, “50 to 1,” the inspiring true story of Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird and his misfit New Mexico cowboy trainer and owners, is expanding across the count...
September 10, 2014 01:54 PM | 4 4 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Flea Market to benefit Forward Arts Foundation
Once again, fashion gurus, interior designers, collectors and bargain hunters will converge on the parking deck of the Atlanta History Center on West Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead Sept. 18 through 2...
September 10, 2014 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta’s Best Cellars Dinner to aid cancer research locally
Atlanta’s Best Cellars Dinner will take place Saturday at 6 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead. The event benefits the T.J. Martell Foundation, the nonprofit championed by the music and...
September 10, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 observances planned in Paulding County, Villa Rica
At least two area groups are planning 9/11 Patriot Day remembrance ceremonies on the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. Paulding County’s Patriot Day observance is Thursday at 8:...
September 10, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old Towne Hiram Day festival revived, planned for Sept. 20
The Old Towne Hiram Day community festival is returning after a five-year absence. The event was organized annually from 2006 to 2009. However, the five-month-old Olde Town Hiram Business Associati...
September 10, 2014 10:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • St. Vincent de Paul society meets needs of families
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.26.14 - 03:16 pm
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    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
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    by Staff Reports
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