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Nancy Slay Hobbs, age 72, of Canton, Georgia passed away peacefully on May 31, 2019. Always full of dignity and grace, she fought a courageous 16 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Ultimately, her life ended after being diagnosed May 13th with cancer. She was the beloved wife of 51 years t…

DUNWOODY, Ga. —  The City of Dunwoody began its “Groovin’ on the Green” concert series June 8 at Pernoshal Park, 4575 N. Shallowford Road. The series includes three free summer concerts. 

GFWC Dunwoody Woman’s Club member, Rita Lynch, delivers thank you gifts from the club to Sandy Springs Firehouse #1. Firefighters Steve Casey and Alex Youngblood were thrilled with the cookies and the kindness the club shows to those who serve the community.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council voted again to wait to act on a rezoning that would allow development of new residences on a 2.6-acre tract around the historic Swancy farmhouse. 

Dunwoody, GA — Jay Vinicki has been named the new assistant city manager for the City of Dunwoody. Vinicki comes to Dunwoody from Atlanta Public Schools, where he has served as the executive director of budget services since May 2018.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police arrested a couple for shoplifting after responding to call at the Walmart on Ashford Dunwoody Road June 4. The responding officer was notified that the suspects, a man and woman, were last seen driving a red Toyota SUV. The officer spotted the vehicle leaving the parki…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A woman notified police May 31 of fraudulent phone calls made to her number. She said a man called claiming to represent the IRS and that the agency had opened a case against her. He then proceeded to tell her that payments were required to clear the matter. The woman provide…

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A man contacted police May 31 after his son’s work bag and MacBook Pro were stolen from a Chevrolet Suburban parked in the driveway of their Country Club of the South home overnight. 

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A restaurant employee notified police that a disgruntled customer returned to the Taco Mac on Ashford Crossing June 5 and began yelling at the staff. The incident occurred some time after the man had been asked to leave when he had become verbally abusive with another customer.

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DUNWOODY, Ga. — U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath of Georgia’s 6th District hosted a town hall Saturday focusing on her recent gun control and veterans medical treatment legislation. 

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MILTON, Ga. — Republican business owner Marjorie Greene recently announced her candidacy for the 6th Congressional District of Georgia. 

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — The DeKalb County Commission has approved the purchase of seven new ambulances for the county for $1,346,231. 

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A hit and run was reported June 2 at Perimeter Mall on Ashford Dunwoody Road. A woman told officers that her silver Mercedes Benz had been struck in the parking lot while she was in the mall. There was a notable scrape mark of black paint seen on her back passenger side bumpe…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police responded June 1 to a reported identity theft and fraud at an Apple store on Ashford Dunwoody Road. Authorities said a female suspect attempted to purchase three iPhones with a credit card using a fraudulent account. When asked to provide two forms of identification, s…

Kingsley Elementary is celebrating the school’s designation as the first AdvancEd STEAM certified school in Dunwoody, which recognizes the school’s commitment to science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

With its strong finish at the 29th annual Walton Academic Challenge, the quiz bowl team from Dunwoody High School proved themselves worthy to play on a national stage. The team is representing their school in a 334-team national competition: National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ High School Na…

Spruill Arts Guild co-presidents June Morris and Beth Lehman, along with members of the Guild, presented a check to Spruill Center for the Arts CEO Bob Kinsey for Spruill’s annual fundraiser, Artistic Affair.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The American Hydrangea Society will celebrate its 25th annual Garden Tour from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8. The organization has five gardens lined up to tour in Atlanta’s Sandy Springs and Dunwoody area. The tour will feature the genus hydrangea in several settings in gardens of…

The Dunwoody Woman’s Club announced its 2019 scholarship award winners at a May 16 ceremony. The winners are Laura Lawson Duncan (not pictured), Chloe Beecher (third from left) and Zach Stetter (sixth from left).  Also pictured from left: Terry Kemp, Scholarship chair; Maria Barnhart, Dunwoo…

Albeit Dunwoody City Councilperson (and current mayoral candidate) Terry Nall claims statistics prove otherwise, I shall be eternally grateful to the expeditious DeKalb County emergency medical technicians who last November arrived at my home much sooner than anyone anticipated when I suffer…

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A Johns Creek man reported to police May 21 that someone pretending to be his boss contacted him through email asking for $2,000 in Apple gift cards.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A woman notified Dunwoody Police May 23 to report an incident of telephone fraud. She informed police that she answered a call listed as having come from 1-800-MY-APPLE on her screen. The caller told her that her accounts and iCloud had been compromised and that access to her…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police found the body of a man lying on a couch May 23 at an apartment on Peachford Road. The responding officer entered the residence after police received an anonymous 911 call. A DeKalb County fire unit responded to the report and confirmed that the male was dead.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Criminal trespass was reported May 21 at a residence on Trailridge Way. A woman informed authorities that an unknown party pressure washed part of their driveway and the front and back of their house when nobody was at home. The victim said she had not requested the service.

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A Johns Creek rental owner filed a report with police that one of her tenants had thrown several pieces of furniture and appliance items out of her rental home and into her driveway.

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — DeKalb County School District Superintendent/CEO R. Stephen Green intends to continue serving in his current role through June 30, 2020, but will not seek to extend his contract. A national search for a replacement will begin next month, and Green will remain to help tr…

After capturing the Class A-Private state crown last spring, the Holy Innocents’ boys golf team took second this time around, falling off the top of the podium by only two strokes. They went into the event in Columbus as area champs – a title they have won the past three years.

When Ansley Diaz decided to throw the discus after basketball season, no one saw any reason to alert the media. Why would they? She was new to the sport, and Holy Innocents’ track is a ‘no-cut’ outfit, so as long as she didn’t break anything, why worry?  

DUNWOODY, Ga. — An officer responded to a reported incident of assault May 18 at Residence Inn on Ashford Dunwoody Road. The female victim told police she was cleaning a male guest’s room when the man aggressively insisted on buying her a drink. She continued to refuse, but the suspect grabb…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — An officer on patrol May 18 near Chamblee Dunwoody Road and Savoy Drive discovered the license plate number belonging to the male owner of a vehicle had an active warrant for failure to appear on traffic charges and a suspended license. The officer initiated a traffic stop on…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A man notified authorities May 17 to report an incident of harassment via text message. The victim said he had reconnected with a longtime female friend a year ago and had made plans to attend a concert. When the two arrived late to the concert, the female blamed the victim f…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Austin Elementary will close its doors to students come January, and the City of Dunwoody will decide the fate of the property on Roberts Drive, according to Mayor Denis Shortal.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — After reasserting standards for service six months ago, DeKalb County and Dunwoody remain plagued with emergency ambulance response times below contract requirements. 

Edith Bigby Tribble Chapin, long time Dunwoody resident and Dunwoody Methodist Church member, passed away on May 12, 2019 in Highlands, NC.

 John Charles Short, 91, of Atlanta passed away on May 15, 2019. Mr. Short was born on July 4, 1927 in Montgomery, Alabama. He was proceeded in death by his mother and father, Leonard W. Short, Sr., and Rudicil W. Short, brother Leonard W. Short, Jr., and his loving wife of 57 years, Shirley…

William Christopher Amacher, age 92, passed away on May 12, 2019 at his home in Dunwoody.  He was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 51 years, Vera Joyce Amacher.