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Lionheart Theatre Wins Eight MAT Awards, “Raisin in the Sun” Nominated In All Categories


Roswell–Lionheart Theatre Company of Norcross had a huge day at the Metropolitan Atlanta Theatre Awards (MAT), taking home eight wins for its production of “A Raisin in the Sun.” The 11th annual MAT ceremony gathered at the Roswell Cultural Arts [...]


Brookhaven Police Department Fourth Annual Hot-Pursuit 5K Run | Tot Trot


The Hot Pursuit 5K Run will be held on September 9, 2017 in the City of Brookhaven. The run includes a 5K and Tot Trot. The race starts on Peachtree Road near Dresden Drive at 8:00 P.M. and promises to [...]


Pollinators: More Than Just Bees


Bees are synonymous with pollination—and for good reason. Their size, shape and physical characteristics—fuzzy bodies that so effectively collect and transport pollen—make them efficient foragers. Additionally, they are conditioned to collect ample pollen to take back to their brood, a [...]


The Peachtree, A Mirror of American Ideals


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race, the metro’s unique annual Independence Day fitness celebration since 1970, is to me a reflection of great America. I’ve completed the 10K (6.2 mile) course from Lenox Square to Piedmont Park every year since [...]


Veterans Deploy to Westside Atlanta to Support Posi-tive Neighborhood Transformation


More than 70 veterans from around the country joined forces in Atlanta’s Westside neighborhoods June 8-15 to help energize and transform underserved communities in Atlanta’s historic Westside neighborhoods – includ-ing Vine City, English Avenue and Castleberry Hill. The veterans are [...]


Slide Into Safety: Tips For A Fun, Safe Season


While the warmer months and longer days are often a time for outdoor fun and more physical activ-ity—camping, boating, swimming, biking and the like—they can also mean an increased potential for injuries. Playground falls, lawn mower accidents, campfire and fire [...]


When the Metro Had Its Fling with Disco


Those of us who lived through the very brief Disco era, from 1975 to the early 1980s, sometimes wonder what it was all about. Disco was a genre of dance music, with a driving bass beat amid lush background sounds, [...]


Waffle House Co-Founder Joe Rogers Sr. Dies at 97


Joe Rogers Sr., co-founder of the iconic Waffle House, died this past March at age 97. Born in rural Jackson, TN, he firmly believed that “people—your family, your friends your neighbors” are the most important parts in life. “All of [...]


Dunwoody High School’s Newest Robotics Team Just Keeps on Rolling


After an amazing performance at the State Championships in Athens last weekend, the rookie Dunwoody High School FIRST® Robotics Competition Team, WildCat 5e, accumulated enough points to finish the season ranked 6th in Georgia. This unprecedented, outstanding performance was enough [...]


Planting Your Summer Herb Garden


April is the month to get started on your summer herb garden. With all the warm weather in 2017, it may even be a little late although my general rule of thumb is to plant them around April 15th. If [...]

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