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Act3 to host ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!’
Act3 Productions in Sandy Springs will present the classic holiday play, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!” by Barbara Robinson, through Sunday. This comedy, adapted from the best-selling book of t...
December 18, 2014 09:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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MatzoBall coming to Buckhead Theatre
The MatzoBall, a Jewish holiday party, will take place Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road in Buckhead. Tickets are $30 and can be bought online at the websit...
December 18, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local children in Horizon Theatre’s 'Madeline's Christmas'
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 12:17 P.M. WITH THE NAMES OF TWO MORE LOCAL CAST MEMBERS) Productions of “Madeline’s Christmas” at the Horizon Theatre Co. in Little Five Points have fast become an Atlanta hol...
December 17, 2014 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident’s play adapted into books, movies
In his quest to get children all over the world interested in classical music, Warren Woodruff, Ph.D., can become the next J.K. Rowling. The Buckhead resident had his 1998 play, “The Magic Piano,” ...
December 17, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hospital's VolunTeen program gives youth glimpse of career
At 17, Niyi Gleason is already convinced of having heard her vocational calling. The Dunwoody High junior was among 62 high school students in the VolunTeen program at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital i...
December 17, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodworking a labor of love for Roswell craftsman
Hubert Nix has handed out homemade wooden cutting boards for more than six decades. Last week, he gave his 500th gift to fellow Roswellian Phyllis Stewart — a black walnut board shaped like an appl...
December 17, 2014 12:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice bucket, elections popular on Facebook in 2014
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death o...
December 17, 2014 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to make a salad work for winter
At my restaurant Foundation Social Eatery, we strive to be unique and even my most simple-to-execute recipes reflect what we do. We work for an understated simplicity through the quality of the far...
December 17, 2014 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding songwriter nominated for two Grammy awards
Solomon Olds is a humble guy, not one to toot his own horn. The Hiram musician and songwriter earned a platinum album during his career but it is not even hanging in his own home, but at his brothe...
December 16, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Scorpio
Meet Scorpio, a 3-year-old girl with an easy going personality. Scorpio is an upbeat dog who always has a smile on her face and a sweet attitude. Whether she is taking a walk, playing outside or ly...
December 16, 2014 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church’s Christmas Kindness has reciprocal benefits
Lakisha Cabell said she was “very excited” to participate in Peachtree Road United Methodist Church’s ninth annual Christmas Kindness, an outreach program in which the Buckhead house of worship giv...
December 15, 2014 07:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston Trio to perform at Buckhead church Thursday
Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Road in Buckhead, will host the Kingston Trio for a concert Thursday at 7 p.m. in its main sanctuary. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased onl...
December 10, 2014 07:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pet of the Week: Shelly
    by Staff Reports
    12.04.14 - 10:29 am
  • Organist group's Atlanta chapter celebrating 100th year
    As the American Guild of Organists’ Atlanta chapter prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary next week, longtime members reflected on the milestone. The chapter will host a Christmas concert Mon...
    December 10, 2014 07:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Ballet to host 'The Nutcracker' through Dec. 28
    The Atlanta Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” will return to the Fox Theatre in Midtown Thursday through Dec. 28 with the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra and the Georgia Youth Choir live for all 20 performances. ...
    December 10, 2014 07:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead residents performing in ‘The Nutcracker’
    Four Buckhead residents are performing as dancers in the Atlanta Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” Thursday through Dec. 31 at the Fox Theatre in Midtown. A fifth one, Audrey Tomko, will sing in it as par...
    December 10, 2014 07:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hanukkah services abound this season
    As with other signature dates on the December calendar, faith and remembrance are the hallmarks for those who observe Hanukkah, or Chanukah. The eight-day Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival...
    December 10, 2014 07:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Vinings author pens holiday novel
    For Tiah Rodriguez-Crawl, the first time’s the charm. Her novel “The Greatest Christmas Gift” was released nationwide in October — a coup considering this marks her first foray into the literary re...
    December 10, 2014 07:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Community Assistance Center seeking holiday donations
    Those at the Community Assistance Center in Sandy Springs said they see this time of year as being rife with goodwill opportunities for residents to help the less fortunate. The nonprofit is callin...
    December 10, 2014 07:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Paulding libraries roll out holiday activities
    Christmas has arrived at the Paulding County libraries, with a flurry of activities to celebrate Santa, reading and the Christmas spirit. Children, teens and adults alike can participate in the eve...
    December 09, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    KSU president addresses SPSU merger, football for Paulding Chamber
    Kennesaw State University President Dan Papp was the keynote speaker during the Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Georgia Power Luncheon last week at the Paulding Senior Center in Dallas. Papp...
    December 09, 2014 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dallas dog park organizers offering photos with Santa
    The organizers of a Dallas dog park are offering pet photos with Santa for $6 apiece Saturday to help raise funds for the effort. The photos are planned from 9 a.m. to noon at Sara Babb Park’s indo...
    December 09, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Santa Claus coming to Sandy Springs Gun Club and Range
    Families are invited to the Sandy Springs Gun Club and Range, 8040 Roswell Road, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an opportunity to express their holiday spirit and passion for firearms. Admissi...
    December 09, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Snow Mountain offers winter wonderland adventure
    With the ability to produce 360 tons of snow a day, Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park is sure to create a winter wonderland south of the Mason-Dixon Line. Participants can wind their way down sn...
    December 09, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Cartersville business speaks life into women, girls
    There have been countless poems and songs dedicated to the ethereal beauty of the female. But even with its varying shades of comeliness and appeal, what makes a woman attractive is only partly due...
    December 09, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Chef donates Thanksgiving dinner
    by Staff Reports
    11.26.14 - 03:58 pm