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Buckhead party to raise funds for Atlanta Youth Academy
For a school with a budget of only $1.8 million, Atlanta Youth Academy’s 11th annual benefit auction is paramount to the southeast Atlanta private school’s operation. The event, set for Dec. 7 at t...
November 26, 2014 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Urban League of Greater Atlanta to honor women
Editor’s note: This week is Sally F. White’s last column. Since 2002 she has produced this weekly column in the Neighbor Newspapers previewing community events. She extends her best holiday wishes ...
November 26, 2014 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Takei to narrate ASO’s Sci-Fi Spectacular
Actor George Takei, known for his starring role as Mr. Sulu from the original “Star Trek” television show, will narrate the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Sci-Fi Spectacular, set for Friday and Satur...
November 26, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Gordo
The pet of the week is a Labrador mix who will give a reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. Meet Gordo, a 10-month-old who loves people and will be anyone’s new best friend. This guy can be a li...
November 25, 2014 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead boutique to host Girls Inc. fundraiser
The Nina McLemore Boutique, 110 E. Andrews Drive in Buckhead, will host a shopping event to benefit Girls Inc. Dec. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.. Shoppers can discover the nonprofit Girls Inc. and their part...
November 25, 2014 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Atlanta Press Club to celebrate 50th anniversary
The Atlanta Press Club is culminating its year-long 50th anniversary celebration with its Holiday, History and Highlights Party Dec. 9 at the Atlanta History Center’s McElreath Hall on West Paces F...
November 19, 2014 06:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diabetes Expo Atlanta aims to help residents live better
If there is one thing those involved with Saturday’s Diabetes Expo Atlanta said people should learn from attending the event, it is that everyone should be tested for the disease since anyone can g...
November 19, 2014 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman’s book focuses on emotionally abusive relationships
Amy Lewis Bear is using her experience in mentally abusive relationships both first-hand and as a counselor to help others. In February the Buckhead resident published “From Charm to Harm: The Guid...
November 19, 2014 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Mira
Mira is a dream dog. This well-behaved, 4-year-old learns fast. She learned how to sit at the shelter and aims to please her humans. Mira has a playful side that and staff members can’t resist hugg...
November 18, 2014 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Philanthropy Day honors adults, students
The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ greater Atlanta chapter recently honored two longtime Atlanta leaders at its 32nd annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day, held at the Georgia ...
November 17, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cathedral of St. Philip hosting book signing
Atlanta Episcopal priest Martha Sterne will discuss and sign her new book, “Tell Me A Story: Preaching With The Holy Innocents,” Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral Book Store' at the Cathedral of S...
November 14, 2014 06:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Contemporary Art Center exhibit takes on teen genre
The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center’s new exhibition aims to color outside the lines in a not-so-subtle effort to redefine patrons’ pop-culture comfort zones. “Teen Paranormal Romance” runs through...
November 12, 2014 02:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Column: Fix Ga. Pets invites all to have Cocktails for Canines
    by Sally F. White
    Neighbor Newspapers Columnist
    10.22.14 - 12:03 am
  • Susan G. Komen continues fight against breast cancer
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcsogrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.21.14 - 09:59 am
  • DeKalb Pet of the Week: Colorado
    by Staff Reports
    10.15.14 - 11:56 am
  • Column: A Family Affair to aid Alzheimer’s disease research
    A Family Affair, the fifth annual benefit dinner for the Emory University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in DeKalb County, will take place Nov. 20 at the Piedmont Driving Club in Midtown. The ...
    November 12, 2014 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ returns to center
    The Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St., in Midtown, will host performances of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” Thursday through Dec. 28. Directed by Jon Ludwig and based on the 1964 stop-mot...
    November 12, 2014 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Choral Guild of Atlanta celebrating 75th anniversary
    Growing up in the Czech Republic, Jerry Juchelka was surrounded by music. “All my life I was in love with classical music,” he said. “My parents were music teachers. My father [Julius] taught me to...
    November 12, 2014 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead school’s gala to benefit financial aid program
    Just three months after their daughter Margaret was born with congenital conductive hearing loss, Richard and Suzanne Deriso enrolled her in the Atlanta Speech School in Buckhead to help her learn ...
    November 12, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Cherrio
    Looking for a special pet to be thankful for? Meet Cherrio, a flat-coat retriever mix who weighs only 32 pounds. Cherrio is a well-behaved, 4-year-old dog who is very personable and smart. She is a...
    November 11, 2014 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Column: Little Pink Book hosting empowerment luncheon
    Atlanta’s top female professionals will weigh in at Pink’s Signature 10th anniversary fall empowerment event Monday at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead. The signature event addresses the most...
    November 05, 2014 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta, Sandy Springs hosting Veterans Day events
    Veterans Day is Tuesday and the cities of Atlanta and Sandy Springs will host ceremonies beginning Saturday to honor former soldiers. Sandy Springs will host its fifth annual Veterans Day Tribute T...
    November 05, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Smith, 87, remembered for many talents
    Randolph “Randy” Smith, former president of Buckhead construction company Smith-Cothran Inc., died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/congenital heart failure Oct. 22 at his home near Chastai...
    November 05, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta Opera brings tale of love lost later this month
    A classic story of love and love lost will take place on the stage Saturday, Monday and Nov. 14 and 16 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre near Vinings when the Atlanta Opera debuts its new p...
    November 05, 2014 10:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tucker football coach reunited with birth mother after 40 years
    Forty years ago Tucker Tigers assistant football coach Robby Gilbert was born and spent a short time in the arms of his 18-year-old mother before she reluctantly gave him up for adoption. Last Frid...
    November 04, 2014 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Sophie
    Meet Sophie, an adorable, 1-year-old border collie mix. Sophie is smaller than a border collie, weighing only 30 pounds, so she is the perfect size dog for any home. She is also very smart, sweet a...
    November 04, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven youth heading to metro-wide competition
    Executive Director of the Brookhaven Boys and Girls Club Ziggy Asfaw said selflessness, kindness and hard work are some of the exceptional qualities that 17-year-old member Kingston Handley possess...
    November 04, 2014 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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