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Slide Into Safety: Tips For A Fun, Safe Season

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]

 

Center for Puppetry Arts Extends Pete the Cat Per-formance Schedule

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This world premiere for the puppet stage will now run for an additional week, April 4 – May 28!   Due to popular demand, the Center for Puppetry Arts is pleased to announce that it will extend the run of [...]

 

Your Fur Nanny, The Doggie Entrepreneur

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Following your dreams can be scary. Working for yourself takes courage, resourcefulness and a lot of hard work. Tucker resident Lisa Peterson is an accountant-turned-pet sitter who wouldn’t trade her journey as an entrepreneur for the world. Peterson’s business, Your [...]

 

The Zoo Library Uses Hands-On Approach to Teach Conservation

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The Zoo Library is a hands-on, interactive conservation program with live animals serving schools, hospitals, libraries, senior centers, child care facilities, and community outreach programs in metro Atlanta.   Local high school English teacher Holly Isserstedt and her husband Paul [...]

 

I-285: Main Street in the Metro

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Estimates are that daily more than 2 million drivers use I-285, the busiest Interstate freeway in the ATL area. This beltway covering about 64 miles came to be known as The Perimeter. The entire completed loop opened in 1969 as [...]

 

Get Down and Dirty at 2017 Chamblee Fun Mud Run

PHOTO CREDIT: Rich von Biberstein

Registration is now open for the 2017 Chamblee Fun Mud Run taking place Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 8 a.m. at Chamblee Middle School.   Celebrating its third year, the Chamblee Fun Mud Run 5K race features climbing and crawling [...]

 
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