February 2015

 

Planning a Successful Vegetable Garden

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(NAPSI)—Edible gardening will continue to be a popular trend this year, according to a recent survey by the Garden Writers Association. More than 41 million U.S. households grew a vegetable garden last year and 37 per-cent plan to do more [...]

 

Brookhaven Park Plans Continue To Advance

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Brookhaven is continuing its effort to improve parks and greenways in metro Atlanta’s newest city. Brookhaven Park is one of three parks that are the subject of upcoming meetings on improving Brookhaven’s parks and greenspace. Credit: atlantafurnituremovers.com   Brookhaven residents [...]

 

Namesake of Buckhead

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Today Buckhead, the affluent uptown district of Atlanta, is one of the major commercial and financial cen-ters of the southeast. With its high-rise office towers, hotels, condos and retail space, it is hard to think that Buckhead was once a [...]

 

Visiting the Margaret Mitchell House

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Seventy five years ago, the epic film “Gone With The Wind” hit movie theaters nationwide and it all began in a tiny apartment just off Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta. That apartment and the house itself have been lov-ingly preserved [...]

 

Celebrities Help Meals on Wheels Celebrate Anniversary

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Mayor Kasim Reed, Atlanta Falcon’s players Joe Hawley and Lamar Holmes and local elementary students participated in the delivery of Meals On Wheels Atlanta’s 3.4 millionth meal for the organization’s 50th anniver-sary kick-off celebration. Since 1965, Meals On Wheels Atlanta [...]

 

Former Homeless Vet Works to Get Homeless into Housing

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“When I came home [from the military] I got married, had a wife and 3 children,” said Nathan Jackson, a U.S. Army veteran. “I worked every day taking care of my family doing what I was supposed to do.”   [...]