In a letter to the editor, the Dunwoody Women's Club 2021 Home Tour Chairmen thank participants and community supporters for a successful 48th Annual Dunwoody Home Tour. 

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    For those of us who stared in stunned disbelief at a television screen that terrible morning of September 11, 2001, it’s hard to fathom that two decades have elapsed since that horror was seared into our brain.

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    From Hans Appen, a congratulations to all winners and nominees of the Best of North Atlanta 2021. 

    …as in my fishing rod and my walking staff, although “staff” sounds very formal for what is basically just a stick with a handle on one end.

    Lewis J. Walker, CFP

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 10.9 million job openings at the end of July. The largest increases in “help wanted” signs occurred in health care and social assistance, finance and insurance, and accommodations and food service. 

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    This is part two of the story of Jean Fallon, who hosted the North Korean delegation at her Atlanta home during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, and the connection to her husband, a Vietnam POW/MIA whose plane was shot down in 1969 over Laos.

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    The Friends of the Dunwoody Library will host a book sale Sept. 25. I can hear the cheers around Dunwoody from all of us who have missed these opportunities to shop for books, DVDs, and more.

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    In 1849, Abraham Lincoln invented a device to lift boats over shoals, and he remains the only American president to be granted a patent. Lincoln also was intrigued with wind power. In a lecture on inventions and discoveries in 1860 he ruminated, “As yet, the wind is an untamed and unharnesse…

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    James H. Clark was working as a night telegraph operator in Chamblee in 1906. Those who knew him said he was a quiet man. However, when a young woman named Nellie Gay broke off their relationship, he became enraged.