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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.

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…

Along time ago - it feels like a hundred years - when I was in college, I took karate classes. The style - Cuong Nhu was a relatively new style - a mix of other styles both “hard” and “soft.”

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.

“The rider and the horse are the greatest team in the world because everything is done without words,” said Stevens.

SteveHudson

There you are, walking down a peaceful forest trail, when ZAP! You feel that unmistakable sensation which lets you know you’ve just wrecked some poor spider’s hard-won home.

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At any level, sports gives fans a community with a common cause. It provides a level of entertainment few other pursuits can provide, because it can, almost simultaneously, hand us the “thrill of victory” and the “agony of defeat.”

Carl Appen
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"Elected officials should act in the public’s best interest. Their city attorneys and communication directors should do the same. Mayor Bodker didn’t have to send those emails, but he did. Because it was the right thing to do."

SteveHudson
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The other day I was hiking in northwest Georgia on a great trail that I’ll tell you about one of these days. But one thing happened on my hike that made me a little nervous. That thing was an encounter with a family and their unleashed dog.

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When I was asked a few weeks ago about the history of the name Abernathy Road, I turned to Lois Coogle’s “More of Sandy Springs Past Tense.” The Abernathy family once owned a farm between Abernathy Road and Mount Vernon Highway, according to Coogle.

SteveHudson

Space and technology, it seems, go together like – well, like space and technology. But come the second week in August, you won’t need technology beyond your very own eyes to experience some space-type excitement on your own.