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  • Center For the Visually Impaired (click to Read More)

    The Center for the Visually Impaired in Your Community

    Every person with vision loss should be able to live with independence and dignity. This mission guides the activities at the Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI), a nonprofit vision resource and rehabilitation center located in the heart of metro Atlanta. CVI offers programming and rehabilitation services to support people all over Georgia who are visually impaired or blind. It is Georgia’s largest, comprehensive, fully

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  • Quirky Georgia Attractions (click to Read More)

    While many folks already know about things like Atlanta’s Olympic Torch Tower, Marietta’s Big Chicken, Alpharetta’s Cagle Castle, or Ball Ground’s Burger Bus, there are many other interesting/peculiar Georgia attractions you may not know existed, which may be worthy of a short detour on your next road trip.
    Here are a few you may want to check out:

    57th Fighter Group Restaurant
    3829 Clairmont Road
    Atlanta...

  • St. George Village (click to Read More)

    Living It Up in the Great Outdoors

    At St. George Village, the fun is right in your own back yard! They encourage their residents to pursue a lifestyle of active engagement, and their outdoor amenities are second to none. Take a look at some of what they have to offer in the great outdoors:

    Improving the Short Game
    Marge Pizzolatto, who moved to St. George Village six years ago, says she found that the putting green is a great place to socialize and

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  • Roswell Arts Festival 2018 (click to Read More)

    The Roswell Arts Festival, one of Roswell’s longest running events, will be held the weekend of September 15 and 16 on the Roswell Town Square. In its 52nd year, the event raises funds to support the Roswell Recreation, Parks, Historical and Cultural Affairs Department special projects and programs. This year’s event will feature seventy artists and provide live music and demonstrations throughout the weekend.

    Artists from throughout the Southeast participate in the...
  • Now Hiring! The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety (click to Read More)

    By Jim Cheatham

    There are currently numerous vacancies in the police and 911 ranks. Fire, thankfully, is fully staffed as of July 30. Being understaffed seems to be a national trend, as many departments around the country are facing shortages, especially among their police ranks. The natural question is, “Why?”

    Being in public safety, especially a police officer, is not for everyone. When the economy is good, we see fewer applicants, as we are not their first

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  • Book Review: The Neighbors (click to Read More)

    by Jessica Asbell

    New neighbors! Those words can either bring happiness or despair, depending on who moves in. So, imagine Abby’s surprise when she goes next door to meet the new neighbors and finds herself face to face with the love of her life — when they are both married to someone else.

    After pushing Liam away following the death of her brother in an accident that was her fault, Abby slowly finds happiness again with Nate. They move away, build a life, and

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  • Artist Profile: Thomas Arvid (click to Read More)

    The Glass Is Always Half Full

    By Tina Morris

    Arguably the best at what he does, Thomas Arvid didn’t start in oil painting. Growing up in Michigan, Thomas always found an artistic way to complete his classwork, whether it was illustrating poetry for an English assignment or creating a mural for history class. He made airbrush T-shirts for friends and created stone sculptures for a landscape company. After graduating high school, Thomas went on to work in the printing and

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  • Ever Wonder What It's Like to be a Police Officer? (click to Read More)

    Are you interested in getting an inside perspective of police operations? Can you make a few evenings free in the fall? If you answered “yes” to both questions, then you may want to consider the Milton Police Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA). Each fall, the Milton Police Department holds a CPA for its citizens and residents of the surrounding area. Traditionally, the participants meet every Thursday evening from 6:00-8:00pm. Each week, a different law enforcement topic is covered, and hands-on...
  • North Fulton 2018 Football Schedules (click to Read More)

    Private Schedules

    Blessed Trinity
    8/17 at St. Pius X Catholic
    8/24 South Forsyth
    8/31 at Woodward Academy
    9/07 Benedictine
    9/21 West Hall
    10/05 at Denmark
    10/19 at Chestatee
    10/26 Marist
    11/02 White County

    Fellowship Christian
    8/17 at North Springs
    8/24 at Pinecrest Academy
    9/07 Walker
    9/14 Stratford Academy
    9/21

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  • Book Review: Switch and Bait (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    Atlanta gives rise to another talented new voice in its ever-expanding literary community. Author Ricki Schultz’s most recent release, Switch and Bait, continues her trademark of irreverent humor, insightful characters, and the complications of being single and trying to find “the one” in the 21st century.

    Blanche Carter has a dream. Someday, she wants to own her own bookstore. She’ll never save up enough money just working her day job, which happens to be

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  • Community Partner: Ahimsa House (click to Read More)

    Rescue. Rebuild. Reunite.

    Ahimsa House is dedicated to addressing the link between domestic violence and animal cruelty. They offer services and assistance to victims of domestic violence with pets in Georgia, and work to raise awareness of this connection in communities throughout the state.

    In families affected by domestic violence, pets are also at risk. Abusers threaten, injure, and kill family pets to terrorize others in the home; yet most domestic violence shelters

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  • Advanced Manual Therapies (click to Read More)

    Personalized, One-on-One Treatment — The New Approach to Healthcare

    By Cyndi Braun

    Sports injury. Back pain. Arthritis. Chronic headaches. Whatever the pain is, it’s affecting your everyday life. If you want to get back to what you enjoy doing, it’s time to find a specialist who can help you feel better fast.

    Advanced Manual Therapies, LLC, a new family-owned practice, helps patients by offering personalized care in a collaborative setting, with Doctor of

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  • Back-to-School Morning Commutes (click to Read More)

    Remember to Leave a Little Earlier

    By Jim Cheatham

    It’s hard to believe that school is back in session, and, for most of us, summer is over this month. Sure, the heat and humidity will still be around for a while, but the traffic in the morning is going to pick up, and football is back and dominating the discussions at the water cooler.

    With the increase in traffic comes the school buses, hundreds of them. None of us like being stuck behind a school

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  • Community Partner: Mary Hall Freedom House (click to Read More)

    hope - love - miracles

    Women come to Mary Hall Freedom House (MHFH) from all walks of life, often at their lowest point, in search of change. What they find at MHFH is love, hope, acceptance, and a vision for a restored future. The transformations that take place in the lives of these women are so dramatic and profound, it’s often deemed a miracle.

    Founded in 1996 by Lucy Hall, MHFH serves women and women with children who suffer from the generational cycles of

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  • All Pro Window Tinting (click to Read More)

    Summer Is Here – Is Your House Prepared?

    By Cyndi Braun

    In case you haven’t noticed, we’re deep into another hot summer in metro Atlanta. The flowers are blooming; lawnmowers are roaring; and a powerful glare is shining through your windows.

    It’s a great time to have window tints installed in your home, business, or automobile.

    Founded in 2007, All Pro Window Tinting has been Atlanta’s number one window tinting company for ten of the past

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  • Artist Profile: Andrew Berardi (click to Read More)

    Actor and Director

    By John Midkiff

    Growing up in New York City, Andrew Berardi was always fascinated with museums. He loved to explore the collections and dreamed of one day going to work in one. When Andrew was eleven, his father, an airport customs official, accepted a new position at an airport in Georgia. Through high school, Andrew enjoyed school but was never interested in theatre. However, he did maintain his love for museums and the art and collections showcased

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  • Academic Concerns? Social Challenges? (click to Read More)

    Here's How Parents Can Help their Child

    By Donna Anello

    The new school year begins next month. Class schedules, first tests, and projects are on the horizon; new friendships will be forged; separation anxiety tears will be a hurdle for some; and long carpool lines will mean leaving the house earlier to ensure you make it to work on time.

    Many will make a smooth transition from the carefree days of summer. Many children and families will transition from

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  • Book Review: Three Great Beach Reads! (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    Best Beach Ever
    Wendy Wax

    Dreams of Falling
    Karen White

    High Tide Club
    Mary Kay Andrews

    Check out these Atlanta authors’ fresh crop of hot summer titles no beach bag should be without:

    The High Tide Club is Mary Kay Andrews at her best. A bit of romance, an eccentric 99-nine-year-old heiress who owns a private island, shady real-estate

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  • Continual Focus on Security Keeps Students Safe in School (click to Read More)

    By Susan Hale

    Recent tragedies such as those in Parkland, FL and Santa Fe, TX have Fulton County parents understandably concerned about school safety. With the new academic year drawing near, now is the time to become familiar with the security measures that already keep children safe in school, plus learn about new initiatives coming this fall.

    Experts agree that effective emergency management and crisis response training are critical elements in school safety.

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  • Hands-Free Georgia Act (click to Read More)

    By Jim Cheatham

    As of July 1, the Hands-Free Georgia Act is now in effect.
    Also known as House Bill 673, Governor Nathan Deal signed the Bill into law back in May, adding Georgia to the list of states banning the use of handheld cell phones and other devices while driving.

    The law takes the current statute prohibiting texting and driving even further and prohibits even having your phone in your hand.

    There are some exceptions, and the most

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