Not everyone who lives in our nation’s capital is caught up in the doings on Capitol Hill or 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. That’s one of the things that attracted Paula Watson 35 years ago to the man who would become her husband.
Visiting the Israel Sport Center for the Disabled on a family trip when she was just 6 years old made a big impression on Mollie Schwarz of Dunwoody. At the sports rehabilitation center for children and youth in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv, Mollie saw young athletes swimming and playing basketball.
Fate. Providence. Destiny. Call it what you will, but there’s no doubting it played a role in the turn of events that culminated with a Dunwoody native chronicling the story of woman who had a front row seat to some of the most iconic events in entertainment history.
Like the 60s-era rock group Steppenwolf, Dunwoody High School alum Robin Wertheim Tolochko and her husband, Jerry Tolochko, were “looking for adventure.” In August 2010, instead of taking Steppenwolf’s advice to “head out on the highway,” the couple boarded a jet plane to Bogotá, Colombia, i…
A wreath-laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery, parades and other tributes mark Veteran’s Day, the day set aside each year on Nov. 11 to honor and thank all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
It’s a scenario most of us only get a glimpse of on television or in the movies. On Monday, Aug. 20, Peachtree Middle School seventh-grader Haley Matthews and her mother, Tracy, were right in the middle of the festivities when they attended the first Kids’ State Dinner at the White House hos…
A great-looking movie star will be among five homes featured on the 40th Annual Dunwoody Home Tour sponsored by the Dunwoody Woman’s Club set for Wednesday, Oct. 3. Tickets go on sale on Aug. 17.
The Rotary Club of Dunwoody will present the third annual RunDunwoody on Oct. 21.
When Dunwoody’s 4th of July parade steps off a week from today, spectators will view a special treat, courtesy of the Veterans of Foreign Wars special relationship with the Georgia Army National Guard.
Walt Thompson likes to make his fiancee, Nealey Dozier, laugh.
More than 20 years ago, Billy and Lynn Light of Dunwoody both lost their mothers within the same year. Losing a beloved parent is hard enough, but how do you explain the illness and loss of two doting grandmothers to a preschooler and a 7 year old?
Organic gardening is an important focus for Dunwoody High School’s student-led organization called Grow Dunwoody. The plan is to bring the science of gardening into the classroom to give students an opportunity for hands on instruction in addition to traditional learning methods.
Dunwoody High School students Robert Galerstein and Hayley Hopkins took top honors at a national debate tournament at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., the second weekend in September.
Runner registration is gaining momentum for the second annual RunDunwoody5K/1MFunRun/TotTrot presented by the Rotary Club of Dunwoody, Sunday, October 23 at Perimeter Place.
When there’s a fire, most people run out while firefighters are running in. Ten years ago, on Sept. 11, 343 New York City firefighters and 80 police officers ran into the Twin Towers and did not come out.
To commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the following events are being held to honor and remember those who fell and those who survived. Participation in all events is open to everyone.
The Dunwoody Driving Club will host its third event of the year on Sunday, September 18 in the front parking lot of the Dunwoody Tavern from 2 -5 p.m.
Longtime Dunwoody resident Judy Glassman has been named to the executive committee of the National Jewish Committee on Girl Scouting, which works in cooperation with Girl Scouts of the USA. The appointment is a culmination of Glassman’s dedication to Girl Scouting as a troop leader and unit …
Everyone likes to be cautious and smart. On the other hand a reason for caution is not so obvious-especially if a real issue is not well understood by those that may be affected by it. Smart means recognizing the inherent risks that we face.
This year’s Dunwoody Home Tour, scheduled for Wednesday, October 5, presents a “stunning study in contrasts” according to its organizers in the Dunwoody Woman’s Club.
On Sunday, Sept. 11, in honor of the tenth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, LifeSouth Community Blood Center is sponsoring a 9/11 memorial blood drive called “Commemorate the Heroes of 9/11/01: Donate Blood.”
Dunwoody High School captured its 12th DeKalb County All-Sports Award during the 2010-11 school year.
Dunwoody resident Livia Whisenhunt will soon have a much easier commute to work. In September, she will relocate her corporate headquarters from Clairmont Road near Buford Highway to Waterford Office Park on North Shallowford Road in Dunwoody.
After being diagnosed in 2007 with rarely-occurring unrelated dual cancers and undergoing surgery and chemotherapy, one of the first things Paige Jansen-Nichols thought about was how she could help others in similar situations.
The opening of The Copper Pig gift shop in June 2006 preceded Dunwoody’s cityhood by 18 months. But there couldn’t be a better example of the hometown atmosphere envisioned by those who worked so hard to create the new city.