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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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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…

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.

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

It was an exciting morning on May 10 as St. Martin’s Episcopal School’s 2019 graduating class competed in the second annual 8th-grade boxcar race. This STEAM-based event was the culmination of a semester-long project where teams of three or four honed their skills in science, technology, eng…

DUNWOODY — Dunwoody is hosting its Memorial Day Celebration at 10 a.m. at the Brook Run Park Veterans Memorial, located at 4770 N Peachtree Road. 

Poppy is such a wonderful dog. Young, calm, lovable and so affectionate that she will actually wrap her paws around you and give you a hug, Poppy will be an amazing and cherished family member! This gentle girl is a petite 40 lbs. soaking wet, has velvety-soft fur and is great on a leash. In…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police investigated three men they found loitering outside of a business building on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard May 1. As police arrived, the three began to walk away, but they were confronted and asked for their identification. One of the men was found with a black plast…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — An incident of identity fraud was reported May 3 after a man reported repeated fraudulent charges on his credit card. The first purchase was for a television at Walmart on Ashford Dunwoody Road. He was notified of the initial purchase April 16 for a total of $138. The victim …

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Police responded May 1 to an incident of a domestic dispute between a mother and her daughter while driving in heavy traffic near Perimeter Center East. The mother reported that her daughter has previously attempted to run away during arguments and that this particular incide…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A woman reported a sexual assault May 3 while she was shopping at Perimeter Mall. As the victim was walking on the ground floor, a male suspect grabbed her as she walked by. The man was described as in his 20s with a slender build and low haircut wearing a gray jumpsuit, blac…

DUNWOODY, Ga. — IMPACT Melanoma, a national non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the incidence of melanoma, is partnering with Northside Hospital and the Dunwoody Nature Center to install sunscreen dispensers throughout the nature center’s grounds and work on skincare awareness init…

The Rotary Club of Dunwoody honored four Dunwoody High School students May 3 for their participation in the Rotary summer leadership conference last year in Americus, Georgia. Students who won the Rotary Youth Leadership Award spent several days with other Georgia rising juniors developing s…

For the first time in Marist School’s Lacrosse program history, two Marist boys lacrosse players have been named High School All-American and another received Academic All-American recognition by US Lacrosse, the sport’s national governing body.