April 2015

 

DeKalb County District Hosts “PAWS for the Cause” Event

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DeKalb County District Robert James will join a host of community partners and animal lovers for the 2015 PAWS for the Cause community awareness event on Saturday, April 18, at Glenlake Park located at 1121 Church Street in Decatur. The [...]

 

Springtime in the Garden

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Gardening has a lot in common with painting a landscape. Every spring, the Almighty creates the joy of new life by painting nature with color, shapes & textures we hadn’t seen since last spring. It’s a gardener’s task to try [...]

 

Versatile Rice Salads

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(NAPSI)—Add interest to your menu with grain-based salads. They can double as a meal or a side dish and complement a variety of foods.   Rice is one of the most popular grains to use. With its nutty flavor and [...]

 

Play Therapy for Children offered at Beautiful Child, LLC

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For many children in emotional distress, play therapy is the psychotherapy treatment of choice. Play therapy is effective for children with issues including relocation, adoption, anger, low self-esteem, ADHD frustrations, post-divorce adjustment, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma and more. Adults are [...]

 

DeKalb Honors Late Civil Rights Leader and Former County Commissioner Hosea Williams

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DeKalb County honored civil rights leader, philanthropist, former DeKalb County Commissioner and resi-dent, the late Hosea Williams, with a special proclamation on March 10, 2015. Williams’ daughter Elisabeth Omilami accepted the proclamation on behalf of her father.   The Rev. [...]

 

DeKalb County Students Attend 50th Anniversary of Selma March

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On Saturday, March 7, thousands of marchers, government officials and other public figures gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the March from Selma to Montgomery, and the passing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This March [...]

 

Atlanta’s “Most Glorious Easter in History”

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Few will argue that springtime and Easter are the most beautiful times in Atlanta. One hundred years ago in early April, the myriad celebrations of Easter were declared to be the “Most Glorious in History.” Peach-tree Street and other streets [...]

 

Chamblee to Celebrate Georgia Cities Week

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During the week of April 19-25, Chamblee will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week. This week has been set aside to recognize the many services city governments provide and their contribu-tion to a better quality of [...]

 

Atlanta Creole Heritage Society: ‘Love and Spices’

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The Creole culture is an integral ingredient in the rich gumbo that is Louisiana. The term Creole was first used in this country by French settlers to denote a native-born Louisianan, but the origin of the word is African. There [...]