In January 2020, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will open a replacement for Austin Elementary. In August 2020, the district will open a replacement for Pleasantdale Elementary as well as a new Cross Keys North Elementary to serve the Cross Keys and Chamblee Charter high school clusters.
In the spirit of cooking contest TV shows, one local charity is hosting Almost Chopped, 2nd Helping! Hadassah’s IncrEDIBLE Cooking Competition.
Whether you intend to celebrate July 4 from Stone Mountain Park, Avondale Estates, Decatur, Clarkston, Tucker, Chamblee or Dunwoody, DeKalb County will welcome the 243rd anniversary of the United States in great fashion.
Time to Talk: The Alzheimer’s Association and its advocates recently met with District 6 U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Marietta, at the association’s Georgia chapter office in Dunwoody for Time to Talk. At the event, individuals from all over the district shared the impact Alzheimer’s disease or …
Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, recently celebrated the one-year-anniversary of Georgia’s first stand-alone eating disorder hospital. The company simultaneously celebrates seven years of recovery and healing at its Child & Adole…
United States military veterans of World War II are dying at a rate of 348 per day, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
The Community Assistance Center May 10 announced the results of its 2019 Food ’n Fun Challenge, and in the final weigh-in, 27 teams from Sandy Springs and Dunwoody collected a total of 60,704 pounds of food. That’s an increase from the 2018 total of 56,772 pounds.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is offering residents a way to get more information on its next big project: the proposed Interstate 285 express lanes.
Easterseals North Georgia is marking a century of helping youth with disabilities live more vibrant lives in a very visible way.
Robert Ratonyi, a child survivor of the Jewish Holocaust, will be the guest speaker at the Atlanta World War ll Roundtable’s monthly luncheon meeting March 21 at Dunwoody United Methodist Church, 1548 Mount Vernon Road in Dunwoody. The public is invited to attend.
The city of Smyrna and the Cumberland Community Improvement District have partnered with other cities and CIDs located along the top end of Interstate 285 to look at the possibility of a new transit line through that corridor.
Dunwoody-based IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is sharing its hometown of Atlanta with fans as they explore all the city has to offer. The celebrations offer a slice of true hospitality with a series of events for visitors to participate in.
While imprisoned at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany during World War II as a child, Marion Blumenthal Lazan saw unspeakable things.
The Atlanta World War II Roundtable invites the public to attend its monthly lunch meeting Jan. 17 at Dunwoody United Methodist Church, located at 1548 Mount Vernon Road. The featured speaker is Bill Fisher, who will talk about The Battle of Britain.
The Dunwoody Fine Art Association opened its annual Dunwoody Fine Art Month with a buffet reception and art exhibition hosted by the Dunwoody office of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties and by Senior Vice President/Managing Broker DeAnn Golden. Honored guests included Sara …
Dunwoody’s Perimeter Place got a dose of spirited fun with the opening of HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern recently. Husband and wife team Sean and Becky Yeremyan brought the third outpost of their popular restaurant, which already has locations in Midtown and Brookhaven, to 1221 Ashford Crossing.…
The changing colors and falling leaves can be a pretty sight during this time of year, but can also wreak havoc on local storm systems and streams. Leaves and debris can build up and adversely affect the wildlife that lives in and around the streams.
The Chattahoochee River 911 Authority (ChatComm), the multi-city collaboration that handles 911 calls for the cities of Brookhaven, Dunwoody, Johns Creek and Sandy Springs, is hosting a 911 telecommunicator hiring event Oct. 27 at 8 a.m.
In 2003, volunteers organized the first Vintage Affair, a benefit event for the Community Assistance Center. Over the years the event has grown and become the largest annual fundraiser for the Sandy Springs-based nonprofit.
Two Dunwoody mothers and entrepreneurs are setting out to help young children learn and love differences with Selma’s Dolls, a collection of soft ragdolls and informative books.
Stage Door Players in Dunwoody Aug. 26 welcomed Debbie Fuse as its new executive director to enhance partnerships, oversee the day-to-day operations of the organization, community events, and work with both the city of Dunwoody and their newly formed arts council.
NARI Atlanta, the local chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, will present its ninth annual Tour of Remodeled Homes Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aug. 26 through 29, Farm Burger will be donating 10 percent of lunch sales from all its Atlanta locations (Buckhead, Decatur, Dunwoody and Grant Park) to The Giving Kitchen.
Veritas Collaborative, a specialty healthcare system for the treatment of eating disorders, held a grand opening ceremony last week to unveil its new 50-bed hospital in Dunwoody. The hospital is the first facility of its kind in Georgia and surrounding states to treat an important, yet under…
Thirty-two teams from throughout the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody communities collected 56,772 pounds of food in the Community Assistance Center’s recent 2018 Food ’n Fun Challenge.
It was seven months ago that Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, travelled to Washington to confer with top federal officials concerning transportation issues in the state.
The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance recently hosted its annual Ovarian Cycle fundraiser at CycleBar in Dunwoody. Ovarian Cycle is a series of indoor cycling rides held in cities across the country. Each ride's specific details are unique to their event, but one thing never changes: eve…
Macy’s is hiring full-time and part-time beauty advisors and colleagues to serve customers in its metro Atlanta stores as part of nearly 1,000 jobs currently open in stores across the country. Macy’s will host special hiring events in many of its area stores; candidates can expect a warm and…
The Community Assistance Center’s new building in Sandy Springs will allow it to double or triple the services it can provide for the poor in that city and Dunwoody.
The Kroger located at 2090 Dunwoody Club Drive in Dunwoody, has launched Scan, Bag, Go – a new service that allows customers to scan their own groceries for quicker shopping.
Two DeKalb residents will serve as ambassadors for an annual event to raise awareness about Cystic Fibrosis and money to help find a cure.
The Business Community Network’s Atlanta chapter will host its monthly roundtable luncheon April 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy’s Perimeter Mall location, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody.
The Japanese Film Festival, co-hosted by the consul general of Japan in Atlanta (located in Buckhead) and Georgia State University, will take place March 27 through April 4 at its Dunwoody campus auditorium, 2101 Womack Road.
In a news release posted to its website, Wayne, New Jersey-based Toys R Us Inc. March 15 announced it has filed a motion seeking U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval to begin the process of conducting an orderly wind-down of its American business and liquidation of inventory in all 735 of the comp…
It is a friendly, yet very passionate competition, with first-, second- and third-place finishers. But the real winners were the benefactors of that contest.
Hadassah Greater Atlanta, the Dunwoody-based local chapter of a women’s volunteer organization representing a 330,000-person global membership, last month announced the date and new focus of its fourth annual fundraiser and gala Best Strokes.
The best way to learn about the Vietnam War is to talk to a veteran, not relying on Hollywood’s version of its history or a one-sided documentary.
The wrestling state championships, start of the basketball state playoffs and Signing Day completed a full week of prep sports activities for local programs.
Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs is hosting the second Run for Mercy 5K Run/Walk, a family friendly Peachtree Road Race qualifier event March 24 outside Dillard’s at Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody.
St. Pius X state title in swimming and diving and the conclusion of region basketball play highlighted an active week in prep sports.