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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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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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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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Pet of the Week: Roman
The pet of the week is an adorable boy who is perfect for anyone looking for love. Meet Roman, a happy, cuddly ball of cuteness who falls in love with everyone he meets. Roman is a 1-year-old colli...
September 02, 2014 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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ART Station hosts special exhibit, paint day
Stone Mountain Village’s ART Station, housed in the old trolley station at 5384 Manor Drive, will host two events to celebrate a historic style of painting. Plein air painting is described by co-fo...
September 02, 2014 10:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Levi
Meet Levi, a calm and sweet boy who is 2 years old and loves children. Levi is a handsome boy who has almond-shaped eyes and short brown fur. He is a quiet guy who is shy at first, but warms up qui...
August 26, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven resident overcomes eating disorder to become personal trainer
Brookhaven resident Kim Schaper’s journey to becoming a fitness trainer did not take a conventional route. Schaper was highly-involved in sports her entire life, she said, but around age 19, she be...
August 26, 2014 09:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Sugar
The pet of the week is Sugar, an 8-month-old girl who is as sweet as her name. Sugar is part comedian — she seems to act goofy on purpose, just to make anyone laugh. She is also very affectionate a...
August 19, 2014 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bakery sweetens downtown Tucker
After working in the corporate world for many years, Denise Dayoub finally fed her entrepreneurial spirit and opened Sweet Dee’s Bakeshop a little more than two years ago. The bakery is in the hear...
August 19, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pets of the Week: Lily & Daisy
Five years ago, LifeLine Animal Project took in two very special dogs — Lily, a black Belgian shepherd, and Daisy, a chocolate Labrador mix. Their former doggie dad adopted them from a shelter and ...
August 12, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Decatur parenting coach appears on ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.om
    04.23.14 - 09:59 am
  • Holocaust survivor’s story comes to life at Marcus Jewish center
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.14 - 01:17 pm
  • DeKalb resident fosters equality in the workplace
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.14 - 10:58 am
  • Pet of the Week: Wilson
    The pet of the week is Wilson, a happy, intelligent, independent and loving dog. For those looking for a dog who can entertain himself, Wilson is the guy. He is happy on his own, but also loves att...
    August 06, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Priscilla
    Meet Priscilla, pet of the week, who is available now at DeKalb County Animal Services. For those looking for a little ray of sunshine, then Priscilla is the girl. This 3-year-old lab mix is always...
    July 30, 2014 10:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Summer fun still ongoing at Fernbank Museum
    School is almost back in session for students in DeKalb County, but at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta, summer fun will continue for children of all ages. The...
    July 29, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Friends of Chamblee Library to host book sale
    The Friends of Chamblee Library is getting ready for their biggest and most popular book sale of the year Aug. 7 through 9 and Aug. 11. A preview event for members only will run from 1 to 4 p.m. th...
    July 29, 2014 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Faya
    LifeLine Animal Project presents Faya, available now at DeKalb County Animal Services. Those looking for a dog who is a special combination of many qualities — beauty, intelligence and love — then ...
    July 24, 2014 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Les Miserables’ comes to the Marcus Jewish Center
    Beginning in August, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta will bring the popular, award-winning musical “Les Misérables” to its stage in Dunwoody. The show will run from Aug. 7 through 17 ...
    July 23, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marcus Jewish center hosts Weiner in author discussion
    On June 26 at 7:30 pm, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, in partnership with the Decatur Book Festival, welcomes Jennifer Weiner, the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of 10 book...
    June 19, 2014 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Clarkston resident pens book on life in Sudan
    Nearly 27 years after Majok Marier began his odyssey at age 7 in 1987, the 34-year-old Clarkston resident tells his story as one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, who walked nearly 1,000 miles to find saf...
    June 11, 2014 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Resident earns scholarship through Boys & Girls Club
    Jackie Jackson said she firmly believes in the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. She began working at its headquarters in Atlanta nine years ago. Originally, she sought out a job there bec...
    June 03, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven resident honored as top nurse
    Earlier this month, Ann Keeley, of Brookhaven, achieved two milestones — retirement from more than four decades of nursing and being recognized as one of the top 10 nurses in Georgia by a local new...
    June 03, 2014 09:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Marcus Jewish center to host pool party Sunday
    The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road in Dunwoody, will host a community pool party Sunday, from noon to 2 p.m. It will include a mermaid experience, face painting, da...
    May 28, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Oglethorpe Museum offers military free admission
    Oglethorpe University Museum of Art will once again participate in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and mo...
    May 27, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DeKalb artists to be featured at annual craft show
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.11.14 - 02:05 pm
  • Decatur woman narrowly escapes heart attack
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.04.14 - 11:45 am