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Marist Alum is NFL Coach of the Year


As the pro football postseason ended with the Super Bowl this past February, the NFL announced that Sean McVay, a graduate of Marist in Brookhaven, is the league’s Coach of the Year. It’s all the more impressive because he’s the [...]


Alchemy Sky Receives Imlay Foundation Grant


The Alchemy Sky Foundation recently received an imporant grant from the Imlay Foundation. The money will help Alchemy continue and expand its program offering music therapy to elderly and/or disa-bled veterans in Georgia.   Jaye Budd, executive director of Alchemy [...]


Brookhaven Police Officer Saved Man’s Life


As the 2017 winter holidays commenced last year, news surfaced how on Nov. 21 Brookhaven Police Officer Sarah Miller saved the life of a construction worker, Carlos Moran. While he and Miguel Zabaleta worked at a site near the Kroger [...]


Decoding Play: Why Variety Is Key To Raising Successful Kids


Have you ever watched a child during playtime switch between building blocks, putting together a puzzle, and talking with their stuffed animals? Through each of these unique types of play, kids are build-ing strong developmental skills that will no doubt [...]


“Making Africa” Offers a New Look at Modern Africa


“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” is a wonderfully unique attraction which appeals to viewers on many levels. It is a collection of contemporary art from a very diverse continent along with the works of young designers of almost [...]


Some Living Nativity Scenes in Metro Hometowns

Nativity Scenes

Nativity scenes, with art that represents the birth of Jesus, are iconic at Christmastime. Essential ele-ments include shepherds, animals, the Magi or Wise Men, all crowded around a manger or barn with a fo-cus on the Holy Family: Joseph, Mary [...]


Christmas at Callanwolde


There’s something essentially English about the Yuletide season with its sweets, Christmas trees, decorated fireplaces, music, dance and more. A wonderful place to celebrate this magical time of year is the annual Christmas at Callanwolde at 980 Briarcliff Rd. NE [...]


North Ave. in Midtown to Become Smart Road


We’ve heard of the mind boggling technology of driverless cars, and Atlanta is one of the first cities in the U.S. to prepare for them in the future. The $3 million North Avenue Smart Corridor Project—covering a 2.3 mile stretch [...]


Oglethorpe Receives $50 Million Gift


In late September as fall 2017 was underway, Oglethorpe University, the landmark campus on 4484 Peachtree in Brookhaven, made a blockbuster announcement of a $50 million bequest. It’s the largest gift ever for the University, founded in 1835. Alumnus Q. [...]


Bears Spotted in Gwinnett and What to Do


This summer there began multiple sightings in Gwinnett County of black bears roaming around. It could well continue until November and the onset of cold weather when their hibernation cycles begin. Black bears in our part of the state typically [...]

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