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Tire Round-Up for Earth Day
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Tire Round-Up for Earth Day

By Michelle Rice East Atlanta once again holds the dubious honor of winning Council Member Natalyn Archibong’s annual Earth Day Tire Roundup. East Atlanta crews were responsible for more than 1,100 of the 1,675 tires collected on Saturday, April 16. We like to think that’s because our volunteers were the […]

Alumni Help Students Make the Grade
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Alumni Help Students Make the Grade

By Jackie Mead As the spring semester of 2011 is drawing to a close at Georgia State University, many graduating seniors are scurrying to prepare for life after textbooks. With the shaky economy and the pressure of beginning a career breathing down students’ necks, the reality of finding a new […]

Turner to Teach at Summer Dance Camp
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Turner to Teach at Summer Dance Camp

  By Jean Hallman Ariel Turner will be teaching ballet at Dance 411 Summer Dance Camp for Kids starting in June. Turner joined Dance 411 in 2008 to intern and gain hands-on experience in the administration field of dance. She also desired for her little sister to begin dance classes. The […]

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New FitWit Camps Starting

By Janet-Zoe Kandakai FitWit is the fit lifestyle. We know that trying to get in shape can be daunting, agonizing, and boring, but you do not have to face these obstacles alone. New FitWit Camps will be starting April 11 and go to May 20 to help you get in […]

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A New Convenience Store

By Penny Luck and David Jaffer David and his brother Sulu Jaffer were enjoying breakfast in Midtown back in 2003 when they overheard fellow restaurant patrons complaining about the eyesore across the street. It was on that visit from their native California that the two discovered a new calling. They […]

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East Atlanta Library Author Event

By Alice Bliss Alice Bliss, a native of Atlanta, will read from her newly published novel, Period of Adjustment, Saturday, May 16, at 7:00pm at the East Atlanta Library, 400 Flat Shoals Avenue. Alice Bliss graduated from Fulton High School at the age of 15 and from the University of […]