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Dunwoody Crier Newspaper Established in 1976, the Dunwoody Crier Newspaper has been delivering local community news to 18,000 homes and businesses weekly in the Dunwoody, Chamblee, Sandy Springs, Doraville and North Brookhaven areas.

Did we see you there?
07/05/2019
2019 Dunwoody 4th of July Parade Photo Gallery

Did we see you there?

Dunwoody boasts the largest Fourth of July parade in Georgia with an estimated 35,000 people in attendance each year along the 2-mile stretch of Mount Vernon Road that the parade

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07/05/2019

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Raising Mommy gets taken over by The Girl Scouts of Metro Atlanta Troop 14427! They talk about their recently won Bronze...
06/29/2019

Raising Mommy gets taken over by The Girl Scouts of Metro Atlanta Troop 14427! They talk about their recently won Bronze Award, skills they've learned, how being a scout has changed their lives & much more! @GirlScoutsATL @girlscouts https://www.northfulton.com/podcasts/raisingmommy/

Expecting revenue to rise as a result of increasing property value, City Council will not alter the millage rate. The le...
06/28/2019
Dunwoody keeps mill levy rate steady

Expecting revenue to rise as a result of increasing property value, City Council will not alter the millage rate. The levy has not changed in Dunwoody's eleven years as a city.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Millage rates will stay the same in Dunwoody, just as they have since Dunwoody became a city.

This week, the Dunwoody Woman's Club brought gifts to Sam Bennett at Roswell Recycling:
06/28/2019
Dunwoody Woman’s Club recognizes Recycling Team

This week, the Dunwoody Woman's Club brought gifts to Sam Bennett at Roswell Recycling:

Dunwoody Woman’s Club Conservation Program delivered gifts of flowers and cookies and pill bottles for recycling to Sam Bennett of Roswell Recycling to thank them for making recycling easy for

Last Friday, St. Pius X hosted their annual 7 on 7 tournament, named after legendary coach George B. Maloof. Find Luke W...
06/27/2019
St. Pius X hosts annual George B. Maloof 7 on 7 Tournament

Last Friday, St. Pius X hosted their annual 7 on 7 tournament, named after legendary coach George B. Maloof. Find Luke Winstel's recap, featuring quotes from head coach Paul Standard, here:

Last Friday, the St. Pius X football program hosted their annual 7 on 7 summer football tournament, named after legendary coach, George B. Maloof. Norcross won the event, knocking off

Read about Holy Innocents' new boys varsity basketball coach Cabral Huff:
06/27/2019
Cabral Huff named boys hoops coach at Holy Innocents’

Read about Holy Innocents' new boys varsity basketball coach Cabral Huff:

Holy Innocents’ has named Cabral Huff the new boys varsity basketball coach. Huff spent the last three seasons at Duluth High School, where he led the Wildcats to three consecutive

Congratulations to Levi Malinoff for achieving his Eagle Scout!
06/26/2019
Malinoff earns Eagle Scout rank

Congratulations to Levi Malinoff for achieving his Eagle Scout!

All Saints Boy Scout Troop 434 in Dunwoody recently awarded Levi Malinoff with its highest rank, Eagle Scout. The son of Bruce and Delina Malinoff, his Eagle Scout project was

After going 4-1 in the tournament, the Murphey Candler Blue Sox beat Ocee Black and won the Ocee Summer Slam!
06/26/2019
Murphey Candler Blue Sox win Ocee Summer Slam

After going 4-1 in the tournament, the Murphey Candler Blue Sox beat Ocee Black and won the Ocee Summer Slam!

The Murphey Candler Blue Sox won the Ocee Summer Slam on June 2. The team went 4-1 in the tournament and beat out Ocee Black for the championship. Pictured in

This Fourth of July, Sophie Sparks will earn her girl scout Gold Star by helping Dekalb's only animal shelter. She has o...
06/26/2019
Gold Star Girl Scout organizes dog adoption at 4th of July parade

This Fourth of July, Sophie Sparks will earn her girl scout Gold Star by helping Dekalb's only animal shelter. She has organized Paws on Parade, where volunteers will walk adoptable shelter dogs through Dunwoody's Independence Day parade. There will also be a donation-based photo booth with patriotic props where you can take a picture of your own furry friends. More:

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A Chamblee High School student is organizing part of Dunwoody’s Independence Day parade with shelter dogs for families to adopt and a photo booth where residents can

Notice of Property Tax Increase
06/25/2019
Notice of Property Tax Increase

Notice of Property Tax Increase

The Dunwoody City Council has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 1.48 percent due solely to the revaluation of real property tax

Nina Parker and Ryan Zaparaniuk were honored for their excellence in the Sandy Springs Youth Sports program:
06/25/2019
Sandy Springs Youth Sports honors athletes

Nina Parker and Ryan Zaparaniuk were honored for their excellence in the Sandy Springs Youth Sports program:

At the end of the spring season, Sandy Springs Youth Sports honors one graduating 12-year-old baseball player and one softball player for their excellence at the park over their years

"Driving Miss Daisy" will return to Georgia Ensemble Theatre this month:
06/25/2019
“Driving Miss Daisy” comes back to Georgia Ensemble Theatre

"Driving Miss Daisy" will return to Georgia Ensemble Theatre this month:

ROSWELL, Ga. — Georgia Ensemble Theatre, the professional North Fulton theater company, is driving to Brookhaven this summer to remount its acclaimed production of the Pulitzer prize-winning play “Driving Miss

Here is a sneak peak at this week’s edition!
06/24/2019

Here is a sneak peak at this week’s edition!

St. Pius X basketball sensation Chase Cormier was named the AAAA Freshman of the Year. Our own Luke Winstel sat down wit...
06/24/2019
Q&A with AAAA Freshman of the Year, Chase Cormier

St. Pius X basketball sensation Chase Cormier was named the AAAA Freshman of the Year. Our own Luke Winstel sat down with Chase and asked him a few questions. Read the interview here:

St. Pius X basketball sensation Chase Cormier was recently named the AAAA boys’ basketball Freshman of the Year. We asked him a few questions about his rookie season as a

After more than 35 revisions and a 6-1 vote, the Dunwoody City Council will allow the development of a shopping center n...
06/21/2019
Dunwoody OKs Perimeter Center retail complex

After more than 35 revisions and a 6-1 vote, the Dunwoody City Council will allow the development of a shopping center near Perimeter Center. Still, some council members were less than impressed. "I would be lying if I said I wasn't a little disappointed," said Councilwoman Deutsch. In the end, citing amenities like walking and biking paths, the council held that the development would be better than a nearly empty lot.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council passed a rezoning modification 6-1 to allow development of a shopping center near Perimeter Center.

The Sandy Springs Storm 12U softball team entered the Sandy Springs Slam XVI undefeated. They left the tournament as cha...
06/20/2019
Sandy Springs Storm 12U claims the Sandy Springs Slam XVI championship

The Sandy Springs Storm 12U softball team entered the Sandy Springs Slam XVI undefeated. They left the tournament as champions!

The Sandy Springs Storm 12U softball team defeated the Murphey Candler Cobras 8-5 to claim the championship of the Sandy Springs Slam XVI. The Storm went 6-0 in the tournament

To celebrate National Flower Day, the Dunwoody Woman's Club took flowers (and other goodies) to three of Dunwoody's fire...
06/20/2019
Women’s Club recognizes first responders

To celebrate National Flower Day, the Dunwoody Woman's Club took flowers (and other goodies) to three of Dunwoody's fire stations:

The Dunwoody Woman’s Club delivered flowers — during National Flower Day — and trays of goodies to all shifts at Fire stations 12, 18, and 21 in the Dunwoody area.

St. Pius X High School thrower Tanner Duffin was named the Most Outstanding Field Athlete by the Atlanta Track Club last...
06/14/2019
Tanner Duffin earns honor from Atlanta Track Club

St. Pius X High School thrower Tanner Duffin was named the Most Outstanding Field Athlete by the Atlanta Track Club last week. On Sunday, we asked Duffin about the honor, his high school throwing career, and his future as a collegiate athlete.

St. Pius X High School thrower Tanner Duffin was named the Most Outstanding Field Athlete by the Atlanta Track Club last week.

Did somebody say shawarma? Lynn and Rob Hassett sent us this picture of them outside of the Old City of Jerusalem. Thank...
06/14/2019

Did somebody say shawarma? Lynn and Rob Hassett sent us this picture of them outside of the Old City of Jerusalem. Thanks for bringing us along!

Meet Collin Bailey, a Dunwoody native who just achieved his Eagle Scout.
06/13/2019
Dunwoody recognizes newest Eagle Scout

Meet Collin Bailey, a Dunwoody native who just achieved his Eagle Scout.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Dunwoody’s Collin Bailey was honored on May 19 as an Eagle Scout after completing his final project.

Mark your calendars and come out to Pernoshal Park! Dunwoody just kicked off the "Groovin' on the Green" concert series....
06/13/2019
Dunwoody begins summer concert series June 8

Mark your calendars and come out to Pernoshal Park! Dunwoody just kicked off the "Groovin' on the Green" concert series. The next performer will be Emerald Empire Band on July 13.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The City of Dunwoody began its “Groovin’ on the Green” concert series June 8 at Pernoshal Park, 4575 N. Shallowford Road. The series includes three free summer

When athletic director Todd Mooney started at St. Pius this year, he set a goal of winning the Director's Cup. The Golde...
06/13/2019
St. Pius X athletics wins Director’s Cup

When athletic director Todd Mooney started at St. Pius this year, he set a goal of winning the Director's Cup. The Golden Lions did not fall short.

St. Pius X was named the winner of the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Class AAAA Directors Cup on May 29. The title was the school’s first in the AAAA classification.

Herald Daily Update - Thursday, June 13, 2019Welcome to the Herald Daily Update. Be sure to tune in every weekday mornin...
06/13/2019
Heralddailyupdate

Herald Daily Update - Thursday, June 13, 2019

Welcome to the Herald Daily Update. Be sure to tune in every weekday morning for more news and check out your local Herald or Northfulton.com to read the full stories from today’s podcast. https://www.northfulton.com/podcasts/heralddailyupdate/

Heralddailyupdate Herald Daily Update - Monday, June 10, 2019 Herald Daily UpdateUpdated 9 hrs ago 0 Welcome to the Herald Daily Update. Be sure to tune in every weekday morning for more news and check out your local Herald or Northfulton.com to read the full stories from today’s podcast.

Republican Marjorie Greene has announced her candidacy for the 6th Congressional District. The owner of Taylor Commercia...
06/12/2019
Republican announces bid for Congress

Republican Marjorie Greene has announced her candidacy for the 6th Congressional District. The owner of Taylor Commercial has been a resident of the district for 22 years.

MILTON, Ga. — Republican business owner Marjorie Greene recently announced her candidacy for the 6th Congressional District of Georgia.

06/08/2019

The Groovin’ on the Green concert tonight has been canceled due to rain. Series will resume again next month.

Guten tag! Dunwoody resident and Georgia Tech senior Blake Tiede took time out of his Europe trip to catch up with the C...
06/06/2019

Guten tag! Dunwoody resident and Georgia Tech senior Blake Tiede took time out of his Europe trip to catch up with the Crier. Here he is in Munich! Send us your travel photos to [email protected]

Our own Luke Winstel interviewed St. Pius X head coach Sara Schmitt after the girls soccer team took the state title. Re...
06/06/2019
St. Pius X girls soccer coach reflects on state title run

Our own Luke Winstel interviewed St. Pius X head coach Sara Schmitt after the girls soccer team took the state title. Read what she had to say here:

On May 17, St. Pius X varsity girls soccer head coach Sara Schmitt won her ninth state title in the past 11 seasons. A week after the victory, we asked

$47,250 was raised at this year's Artistic Affairs
06/05/2019
Spruill Arts Guild presents check

$47,250 was raised at this year's Artistic Affairs

Spruill Arts Guild co-presidents June Morris and Beth Lehman, along with members of the Guild, presented a check to Spruill Center for the Arts CEO Bob Kinsey for Spruill’s annual

Here is the e-edition for this week's Crier. Enjoy!
06/04/2019
Dunwoody Crier — June 6, 2019

Here is the e-edition for this week's Crier. Enjoy!

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The Crier will have a little bit of a different look starting this week. We hope you like it!
06/04/2019

The Crier will have a little bit of a different look starting this week. We hope you like it!

Holy Innocents' boys golf takes second at state
05/29/2019
HIES boys’ golf team takes second in state

Holy Innocents' boys golf takes second at state

After capturing the Class A-Private state crown last spring, the Holy Innocents’ boys golf team took second this time around, falling off the top of the podium by only two

Austin Elementary will close this January. Read the whole story here:
05/29/2019
Austin Elementary to close in January

Austin Elementary will close this January. Read the whole story here:

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Austin Elementary will close its doors to students come January, and the City of Dunwoody will decide the fate of the property on Roberts Drive, according to

How did you honor Memorial Day? Post your photos below or send them to crier@appenmediagroup.com for possible inclusion ...
05/28/2019

How did you honor Memorial Day? Post your photos below or send them to [email protected] for possible inclusion in next week's Dunwoody Crier.

Race relations has always been a hot button topic in our society. This week, we talk to family psychologist and Emory pr...
05/25/2019

Race relations has always been a hot button topic in our society. This week, we talk to family psychologist and Emory professor, Dr. Marianne Celano about starting the conversation at home and the book she co-authored, “Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice” https://www.northfulton.com/podcasts/raisingmommy/

05/25/2019

BREAKING: A person was shot this afternoon at the Perimeter Apartments. Officers arrived to find a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital and is receiving treatment. Investigators are working to identify the shooter and the circumstances that led up to the shooting, but do not believe it to be a random act at this time. Anyone with information should call Detective Jared Bradley at (678) 382-6916 or email at [email protected].

We are at the joint meeting between DeKalb County’s Board of Commission and Board of Education. Full recap in next wee...
05/24/2019

We are at the joint meeting between DeKalb County’s Board of Commission and Board of Education. Full recap in next week’s edition.

The dynasty continues. St. Pius girls soccer shuts out undefeated Flowery Branch, takes ninth state championship in elev...
05/23/2019
The St. Pius X girls soccer dynasty continues

The dynasty continues. St. Pius girls soccer shuts out undefeated Flowery Branch, takes ninth state championship in eleven years.

The St. Pius X Catholic High School girls soccer team won the AAAA state championship game 6-0 over Flowery Branch on Friday at Mercer University. After defeating Blessed Trinity 3-2

A Dunwoody man returned from vacation to find that a stranger had stayed in his home. How did he know? They left a thank...
05/22/2019
Suspect enjoys weekend in other man’s apartment

A Dunwoody man returned from vacation to find that a stranger had stayed in his home. How did he know? They left a thank you note.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — A man told police May 12 that an unknown person had occupied his apartment while he was out of town for the weekend.

With new stadium lights, the Wildcats hosted their first true home game in 47 years.
05/22/2019
Dunwoody High ushers in football field

With new stadium lights, the Wildcats hosted their first true home game in 47 years.

For the first time in its 47-year history, Dunwoody High School hosted an organized football game on campus. Chalk it up as a success.

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