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On behalf of the board and staff of the Dunwoody Nature Center, I want to thank the Dunwoody community for a very successful Butterfly Festival this year. As always, we took great pleasure in delighting those young and old as they experienced the amazing creatures up close and personal in on…

Qualifying for mayor and city council begins in Dunwoody on Aug. 19. We are governed by six council members and a weak form of mayor who votes with council and has no veto power. Our incorporation by intent, and via charter, created a nonpartisan form of government free from party affiliatio…

Celebrations are great events, especially the 4th of July celebration. We feel great about our country. However, I have some concerns about the non-stop fireworks going on all night long in Dunwoody. After a long period of time, it is very uncomfortable and unwelcome. It seems like it is not…

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…

Eight additional trailers are on the way to Dunwoody High School by the end of the summer. This is in addition to the 67  trailers already placed across the Dunwoody Cluster of schools. Our schools are overcrowded and our DeKalb County School District lacks the resources to address what is b…

To all the young men and women who are graduating high school this week — congratulations for a job well done. This is the first step of your life which will lead to you becoming an individual on your own. This is one of life‘s great transitions — leaving the nest of your youth and your home…

Several readers have called or written to question an obituary in the Jan. 30 edition of The Crier. To clarify, the paid death notice of Capt. John Joel Pilger, USAF (Ret.) was submitted by his family in accordance with his wishes, they said.

What DeKalb County called a Stakeholders Workshop on emergency medical services last week essentially became a discussion of Dunwoody vs. DeKalb. The only elected officials present from the county’s cities were Mayor Denis Shortal and Councilor Terry Nall of Dunwoody.