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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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point resident headlines intown comedy club
East Point resident Deb Cole will be performing at the Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge, 644 N. Highland Ave. in the Virginia Highland area Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Born on April Fool’s Day, the Georgia n...
August 12, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point resident helms arts festival this weekend
The 19th annual Heritage Arts and Soul Festival at Underground Atlanta, 50 Alabama St. in downtown Atlanta, is Friday through Sunday. The free weekend family event, with music, art, food, events, w...
July 23, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oval Office occupants meet in new play
The modest storefront of the Village Church in Hapeville will make history Saturday and Sunday when it hosts the Atlanta premiere of Gene Griessman’s new play, “Lincoln’s Last Debate.” Griessman sa...
July 23, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delta Flight museum opens near Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta Air Lines last month celebrated the grand opening of the new Delta Flight Museum, a 68,000-square-foot facility located in renovated hangars at the airline’s world headquarters in Atlanta nea...
July 15, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ graduate lauded nationally
For Amber Abernathy, being recognized for her selfless contributions is starting to become something of a pattern. The Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School 2014 graduate’s most recent accomplishment is...
July 03, 2014 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Aviation Community Cultural Center opens
There was standing room only as residents, business representatives and dignitaries came out to witness the grand opening of the Fulton County Aviation Community Cultural Center last week. After ye...
June 24, 2014 02:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comic Con, 'Walking Dead' set to invade city
Fans and their casually interested brethren are set to enjoy their own holiday frame courtesy of a large-scale weekend chock full of sci-fi, superheroes and other pop culture fare. Wizard World Com...
May 28, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Murder at the Depot' on tap for Saturday
The city of Hapeville, the Hapeville Arts Alliance, the Academy Theatre, and the Hapeville Historical Society will present the Hapeville 2014 Arts Initiative, including pop-up art galleries, art wa...
May 27, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serenbe Playhouse to host gala Saturday
To celebrate Serenbe Playhouse’s fifth anniversary, the Emerald Ball will take place on Saturday featuring food, drink, silent and live auctions, dancing and a musical preview of the summer series,...
May 13, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer camp choices crowd calendars
Summer can be the perfect time to indulge in hobbies and part-time activities normally relegated to after-school and weekend programs. It also can be an opportunity to advance the talents that will...
April 29, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta steppers conference, gala in south Fulton
Good Deeds International LLC presents Celebrating Our Heritage in commemoration of Black History Month at the Heritage Ball & Steppers Conference Thursday through Sunday at the Georgia Internationa...
February 13, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • East Point preps for fall celebration
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.18.12 - 10:04 am
  • Ballethnic fall season amps up
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.18.12 - 10:00 am
  • Fairburn Fall Festival set for Oct. 6
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.18.12 - 09:58 am
  • Hapeville church building flock, growing strong
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.21.12 - 09:56 am
  • Citizen Police Academy graduates thank officers withcookout
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.21.12 - 09:49 am
  • Atlanta Cyclorama commemorates Battle of Atlanta
    The Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum, 800 Cherokee Ave. in Grant Park, will present film screenings, art exhibits, lectures, dance, theatrical productions and a festival in honor of the 150th...
    January 14, 2014 12:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    2013 newsmaker of the year: William "Bill" Edwards
    As the start of a new year begins, the Neighbor highlights a person who shone in the spotlight of coverage throughout our 2013 publication year. The newsmaker for south Fulton is District 7 Commiss...
    December 31, 2013 02:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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    1st Find at the Farm bringing top antiques to metro Atlanta
    The Antique & Design Center in High Point, N.C., is taking its large-scale show concept to metro Atlanta. The inaugural 1st Find at the Farm, a smaller market similar to the ones the center started...
    December 30, 2013 09:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs native, husband win national art contest
    Sandy Springs native Whitney Stansell and her husband Micah, a College Park native and Woodward graduate, earlier this month won Herradura Tequila’s national competition to find the most artistic a...
    December 24, 2013 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tooth Fairy is walk in the park over Elf on the Shelf
    Carly Kerby, a mom of four girls, doesn’t have the greatest track record as the Tooth Fairy, but it was another family tradition that nearly did her in: The Elf on the Shelf. In case you’ve been hi...
    December 23, 2013 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    SpiriTed Christmas coming to College Park
    “We need a good Christmas this year.” This has become the rallying cry for Jonathan Richard Cring, author and columnist at www.jonathots.com, for a program he is offering during this festive holida...
    December 03, 2013 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Maguire releases CD inspired by C.S. Lewis book
    Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album, “In green seas, under copper skies: Music inspired by C.S. Lewis’ ‘Perelandra.’” The project was written, performed and produced ...
    November 06, 2013 02:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Visitors enjoy revamped Palmetto Train Depot
    The historic Palmetto Train Depot, 549 Main St., got a $1.2 million facelift nearly 100 years after it was built. The Neighbor recently checked in on the landmark’s first year with its new roof, pe...
    November 05, 2013 06:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teen victims of online bullying reaching out
    Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend posted on Facebook: “I hate Sarah Ball, and I don’t care who knows.” Then there was th...
    October 30, 2013 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Use newspaper to create Halloween decorations
    What’s black and white and orange all over? Creative Halloween decorations made out of newspaper. Black and white newsprint is a perfect starting point for spooky crafts. A lightweight foam wreath ...
    October 25, 2013 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Fulton celebrities in film premiering Thursday in Snellville
    South Fulton residents and religious leaders Cameron “Camy” Arnett and his wife B.J. Arnett are featured in “Stand Your Ground: A Cry for Justice,” premiering Thursday at the Carmike Cinema in Snel...
    October 16, 2013 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Preserve fall produce, College Park farmers say.
    For local gardeners, chances are the excessive rain this summer produced plentiful batches of big produce, leaving many green thumbs to wonder, “What do I do with all of these fruits and vegetables...
    October 02, 2013 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Barbecue, sports bar opens in College Park
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.07.12 - 02:50 pm
  • Hapeville organization makes community first priority
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.02.12 - 03:03 pm
  • Local franchise celebrate victory
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.24.12 - 04:29 pm
  • Fairburn resident wins 'Cupcake Wars'
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.18.12 - 01:26 pm
  • Art circle closes doors
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.10.12 - 01:28 pm
  • South Fulton home to barbecue hot spots
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.10.12 - 01:26 pm
  • East Point market provides fresh food
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.02.12 - 02:18 pm
  • Bedford School continues to serve children of the community
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.02.12 - 02:07 pm
  • Downtown Fairburn rising from the ashes of 2010 fire
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.25.12 - 03:16 pm