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

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Random acts of donuts: One local 3-year-old is looking to bring smiles to faces, one donut at a time. He is my son, and he goes by "The Donut Man."

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Publisher Hans Appen opines that what District 21 needs is the Brandon Beach it elected, not the one wrapped up in election conspiracies.

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I cannot escape my feelings of resentment for what we went through as a country in 2020: the pandemic, the downturn in the economy, the political unrest — so many heavy burdens.

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Most journalists work a lifetime in the industry writing thousands of articles and never come close to winning a Pulitzer Prize. It is the hall of fame for reporters, photographers, novelists, poets and cartoonists. Inductees include the likes of Robert Frost, Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein an…

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During this difficult time —health-wise and economically — recall how our country has responded in the past when the chips were down and our families, neighbors, friends and allies were in harm’s way.

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I joined the Georgia Ensemble Theatre Board of Trustees a little over a year ago. It is a joy and a privilege to support such a wonderful professional theater company with 27 years of roots in the Roswell community. 

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I joined the Georgia Ensemble Theatre Board of Trustees a little over a year ago. It is a joy and a privilege to support such a wonderful professional theater company with 27 years of roots in the Roswell community. 

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At the beginning of 2017, Appen Media launched Black Box, our investigative journalism arm. We dove head first into some pretty heavy issues, and the community seemed to embrace our deeper dives into local issues. 

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Paint Rock, Alabama, a city in northeast Alabama has a population of 210. By comparison, I think there are 210 people in my neighborhood here in Alpharetta, Georgia.

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Steve Neese is usually the first one into the office in the morning and gets the coffee pot running. He lives in Canton and gets up early to watch SportsCenter and iron his slacks. He drives over to Alpharetta, opens up, and fills up the cheap coffee machine in the break room. It will be vis…