Mack Trucks announced that proceeds from its recent online auction of a customized Mack Anthem used by the Zac Brown Band during their 2018 Down the Rabbit Hole Live tour will benefit Camp Southern Ground, the passion project of multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning artist Zac Brown. The truc…
Out of the Kitchen, Atlanta’s unconventional fundraiser with an epicurean twist, recently took place at The St. Regis Atlanta in Buckhead. The event featured 20 local and nationally acclaimed chefs creating a three-course tableside meal for 12 guests at each table. It raised a record-breakin…
In preparation for the holiday season the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) will present several community-wide Hanukkah programs at various locations across DeKalb County and beyond.
DeKalb County Board of Commissioners received a recommendation on Nov. 19, 2019, to enter into a five-year contract with American Medical Response, an emergency ambulance service provider.
The Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber recently held its Woman of Distinction Luncheon at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North hotel in Sandy Springs. Catherine Jefferson, chief people officer of Dunwoody-based The Krystal Co., was the keynote speaker. Jefferson, who leads a group of human resour…
The cities of Dunwoody and Lithonia have elected new mayors while Doraville will face a runoff election to decide who will be the city’s next mayor.
The Metro Atlanta Business Association will host its next monthly lunch meeting Nov. 7 at Maggiano's Little Italy at Perimeter Mall in Dunwoody, where the topic of discussion will be the Georgia 400/Interstate 285 interchange improvement project.
The Sandy Springs-based Community Assistance Center, which serves the poor in that city and Dunwoody, has announced it plans to open a new branch office in Dunwoody the week of Nov. 17. The office will be located at 5 Dunwoody Park, Suite 113.
Eleven metro Atlanta authors, including nine from Buckhead and Sandy Springs, will appear at the 28th annual Book Festival of the MJCCA (Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta). The 19-day event will take place at the MJCCA’s Dunwoody campus Oct. 30 through Nov. 18 and will feature nearly…
The Eating Disorders Information Network (EDIN), a Dunwoody-based nonprofit, will host its 19th annual Merrick’s Walk Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Galloway School in Buckhead.
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…