Dunwoody Crier Newspaper

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.
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He’s back! Atlanta’s country music morning show legend - Cadillac Jack - returns to the airwaves on the Appen Podcast Ne...
01/07/2020
‎Cadillac Jack - My Second Act on Apple Podcasts

He’s back! Atlanta’s country music morning show legend - Cadillac Jack - returns to the airwaves on the Appen Podcast Network with Episode 1 of the Cadillac Jack - My Second Act podcast. Check it out!

‎Entertainment News · 2020

As I pondered what to write about for Christmas, I mentally thumbed through previous columns on Christmas music, Christm...
01/03/2020
A few of my favorite things

As I pondered what to write about for Christmas, I mentally thumbed through previous columns on Christmas music, Christmas cats, and Christmas trips. What would it be this year? Initially, I considered favorite childhood Christmas gifts.

As I pondered what to write about for Christmas, I mentally thumbed through previous columns on Christmas music, Christmas cats, and Christmas trips. What would it be this year? Initially,

The St. Pius X girls basketball team is 12-0, its best start in over a decade. The Golden Lions are ranked No. 7 in the ...
01/03/2020
St. Pius X girls basketball off to undefeated start

The St. Pius X girls basketball team is 12-0, its best start in over a decade. The Golden Lions are ranked No. 7 in the 4A classification and No. 43 in Georgia, according to MaxPreps.com. We discussed the squad’s perfect…

The St. Pius X girls basketball team is 12-0, its best start in over a decade. The Golden Lions are ranked No. 7 in the 4A classification and No. 43

George Washington Lord was born in 1852 in Madison County, Georgia. Dicey Ann Wade (full name Dicey Ann Sarah Frances Wa...
01/02/2020
Lord Family Farm was at Wickford Way

George Washington Lord was born in 1852 in Madison County, Georgia. Dicey Ann Wade (full name Dicey Ann Sarah Frances Wade) was born in 1856 in the Oak Grove community, which is now part of Sandy Springs. By 1860, they…

George Washington Lord was born in 1852 in Madison County, Georgia. Dicey Ann Wade (full name Dicey Ann Sarah Frances Wade) was born in 1856 in the Oak Grove community,

Local basketball teams will continue to jostle for position when Region 7-AAAAAA play resumes this weekend.
01/02/2020
Region 7-6A basketball teams enter second push of region play

Local basketball teams will continue to jostle for position when Region 7-AAAAAA play resumes this weekend.

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Fans will likely be in for another tight race for the No. 1 seed in the Region 7-AAAAAA tournament with the standings logjammed after the initial

It started with the Babylonians, the idea of new year’s resolutions. With a 10-month calendar, March heralded their new ...
01/02/2020
Financial life planning resolutions

It started with the Babylonians, the idea of new year’s resolutions. With a 10-month calendar, March heralded their new year, kicked off with a festival to honor their gods and curry favor in hopes of good crops. When Roman emperor…

It started with the Babylonians, the idea of new year’s resolutions. With a 10-month calendar, March heralded their new year, kicked off with a festival to honor their gods and

DUNWOODY, Ga. — With a 6-1 vote, the Dunwoody City Council approved the sale of two North Shallowford Road properties to...
12/30/2019
Dunwoody sells parcels on North Shallowford

DUNWOODY, Ga. — With a 6-1 vote, the Dunwoody City Council approved the sale of two North Shallowford Road properties to Summit Healthcare Group, the purchasing arm of Emory, for $6.8 million Dec. 9.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — With a 6-1 vote, the Dunwoody City Council approved the sale of two North Shallowford Road properties to Summit Healthcare Group, the purchasing arm of Emory, for

New Austin Elementary prompts redistricting
12/29/2019
Dunwoody in 2019

New Austin Elementary prompts redistricting

New Austin Elementary prompts redistricting

The Dunwoody City Council approved several large developments around Perimeter Mall this year.
12/29/2019
Development booms at Perimeter Center

The Dunwoody City Council approved several large developments around Perimeter Mall this year.

The Dunwoody City Council approved several large developments around Perimeter Mall this year.

When the word “mill” is in a road name, you can bet there was a mill in that area many years ago and it was probably eit...
12/29/2019
Harts Mill Road named for Christopher Columbus Hart

When the word “mill” is in a road name, you can bet there was a mill in that area many years ago and it was probably either built or run by a person whose name is part of the road…

When the word “mill” is in a road name, you can bet there was a mill in that area many years ago and it was probably either built or run

I’m not one for making New Year’s resolutions. Sure, there were all those years when I resolved not to gain the usual fi...
12/28/2019
Making resolutions

I’m not one for making New Year’s resolutions. Sure, there were all those years when I resolved not to gain the usual five pounds I put on every winter. That never worked. The good news is I managed to take…

I’m not one for making New Year’s resolutions. Sure, there were all those years when I resolved not to gain the usual five pounds I put on every winter. That

December’s end is a time of preparation and “finishing up,” closing out 2019, looking to 2020. The word “December” stems...
12/28/2019
December is rich with celebrations

December’s end is a time of preparation and “finishing up,” closing out 2019, looking to 2020. The word “December” stems from the Latin “decem,” meaning “ten.” The ancient Roman calendar only had 10 months, beginning with March. December, the 10th…

December’s end is a time of preparation and “finishing up,” closing out 2019, looking to 2020. The word “December” stems from the Latin “decem,” meaning “ten.” The ancient Roman calendar

Maydora (Mitzie) Harper Ladd, of Dunwoody, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Symphony Memory Care ...
12/28/2019
Maydora (Mitzie) Harper Ladd

Maydora (Mitzie) Harper Ladd, of Dunwoody, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Symphony Memory Care in Centerville, Ohio, surrounded by her loving family.

Maydora (Mitzie) Harper Ladd, of Dunwoody, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Symphony Memory Care in Centerville, Ohio, surrounded by her loving family.

Betty-Lee Degaraphe Egan, 81 of Dunwoody died on Monday, December 16, 2019. A native of Hartford, CT she has lived in Du...
12/27/2019
Betty-Lee Degaraphe Egan

Betty-Lee Degaraphe Egan, 81 of Dunwoody died on Monday, December 16, 2019. A native of Hartford, CT she has lived in Dunwoody for the past 44 years. She was a founding active member and communicant at All Saints Catholic Church.…

Betty-Lee Degaraphe Egan, 81 of Dunwoody died on Monday, December 16, 2019. A native of Hartford, CT she has lived in Dunwoody for the past 44 years. She was a

DUNWOODY, Ga. — For the second year, Chesnut Elementary school received the recognition of “Beating the Odds” by the Gov...
12/27/2019
Chesnut Elementary beats the odds for second year

DUNWOODY, Ga. — For the second year, Chesnut Elementary school received the recognition of “Beating the Odds” by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — For the second year, Chesnut Elementary school received the recognition of “Beating the Odds” by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement.

Primrose School of Dunwoody gives back
12/27/2019
Primrose School of Dunwoody gives back

Primrose School of Dunwoody gives back

With their hard-earned chores money, Primrose School of Dunwoody’s private pre-kindergarten class took a field trip to their local Publix to buy cans and other non-perishable food items for those

Coach Stacey Davis and his Mat Bears turned in more than competitive performances at the Pepperrell Invitational in Rome...
12/26/2019
Holy Innocents’ winter sports in full swing

Coach Stacey Davis and his Mat Bears turned in more than competitive performances at the Pepperrell Invitational in Rome Dec. 14. The Bears topped Hiram, Model and Sonoraville while losing to Trian and Dade Counties.

Coach Stacey Davis and his Mat Bears turned in more than competitive performances at the Pepperrell Invitational in Rome Dec. 14. The Bears topped Hiram, Model and Sonoraville while losing

DUNWOODY, Ga. — After serving as an elected official since Dunwoody’s inception in 2008, Mayor Denis Shortal announced i...
12/26/2019
City of Dunwoody ushers in new leadership

DUNWOODY, Ga. — After serving as an elected official since Dunwoody’s inception in 2008, Mayor Denis Shortal announced in April that he would not seek reelection.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — After serving as an elected official since Dunwoody’s inception in 2008, Mayor Denis Shortal announced in April that he would not seek reelection.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — With financial backing from DeKalb County, the Dunwoody City Council approved the purchase of 7 acres fr...
12/20/2019
Dunwoody purchases 7 acres of park space

DUNWOODY, Ga. — With financial backing from DeKalb County, the Dunwoody City Council approved the purchase of 7 acres from the Waterford Swim and Racquet Club to create additional park space and trails.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — With financial backing from DeKalb County, the Dunwoody City Council approved the purchase of 7 acres from the Waterford Swim and Racquet Club to create additional park

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council gave the thumbs up to two mixed-use, hotel-anchored developments at the Perime...
12/20/2019
Dunwoody Council approves Perimeter hotel developments

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council gave the thumbs up to two mixed-use, hotel-anchored developments at the Perimeter on Dec. 9.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council gave the thumbs up to two mixed-use, hotel-anchored developments at the Perimeter on Dec. 9.

If you’ve ever been owned by a cat, you know about cats and doors. Yes, you read that sentence correctly. Anyone who has...
12/19/2019
Solving the problem of dogs, doors and cats

If you’ve ever been owned by a cat, you know about cats and doors. Yes, you read that sentence correctly. Anyone who has a cat at home realizes it is the cat who does the owning and not vice versa.

If you’ve ever been owned by a cat, you know about cats and doors. Yes, you read that sentence correctly. Anyone who has a cat at home realizes it is

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Registration is now open for the Marist Evening Series, three nights of courses for adults taught by the...
12/19/2019
Marist School Evening Series returns for January sessions

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Registration is now open for the Marist Evening Series, three nights of courses for adults taught by the school’s faculty and staff.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Registration is now open for the Marist Evening Series, three nights of courses for adults taught by the school’s faculty and staff.

Mr. Albert Santo Loverde, age 79, a native of Chicago, IL, and a 34 year resident of Dunwoody, GA, passed away on Nov. 2...
12/19/2019
LOVERDE, Albert Santo

Mr. Albert Santo Loverde, age 79, a native of Chicago, IL, and a 34 year resident of Dunwoody, GA, passed away on Nov. 24, 2019. He was well known for his kindness, generosity, humor, wisdom, and his powerful and wonderful…

Mr. Albert Santo Loverde, age 79, a native of Chicago, IL, and a 34 year resident of Dunwoody, GA, passed away on Nov. 24, 2019. He was well known for

The sample size of the survey, 2000 Britons, was small, yet the conclusions offer interesting points for discussion. Com...
12/18/2019
Is life over at age 45?

The sample size of the survey, 2000 Britons, was small, yet the conclusions offer interesting points for discussion. Commissioned by a British theater chain, over half of the adults queried indicated they felt life was “least fun” around age 45.…

The sample size of the survey, 2000 Britons, was small, yet the conclusions offer interesting points for discussion. Commissioned by a British theater chain, over half of the adults queried

Ralph Glaze was born in 1943 at Chamblee Hospital, run by Dr. Mendenhall. His parents had moved from Stone Mountain to p...
12/18/2019
Ralph Glaze remembers Doraville, Dunwoody

Ralph Glaze was born in 1943 at Chamblee Hospital, run by Dr. Mendenhall. His parents had moved from Stone Mountain to property along Peeler Road and Cherry Hill Lane just a few years earlier. They opened a small store at…

Ralph Glaze was born in 1943 at Chamblee Hospital, run by Dr. Mendenhall. His parents had moved from Stone Mountain to property along Peeler Road and Cherry Hill Lane just

LEFT LANE: "I liken diesel engines to toasters. They are made for a utilitarian purpose, and even when they do their job...
12/12/2019
Diesel poetry in motion

LEFT LANE: "I liken diesel engines to toasters. They are made for a utilitarian purpose, and even when they do their job perfectly well, toasters are not exactly pleasurable to use. However, the 3-liter turbo-diesel available in the 2020 Chevy Silverado has changed my perception. It is a gem." https://www.northfulton.com/online_features/automotive/diesel-poetry-in-motion/article_81d64206-0d70-11ea-a6ce-b3386e01f631.html

I do not like diesel engines, Joe-I-am. I do not like them in a truck, I do not like them with a duck. I would not drive one on a

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — In a Dec. 2 meeting, the DeKalb County Board of Education accepted a superintendent search profile ...
12/12/2019
DeKalb School Board members adopt superintendent search profile

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — In a Dec. 2 meeting, the DeKalb County Board of Education accepted a superintendent search profile that will help guide its selection of the school district’s next leader.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — In a Dec. 2 meeting, the DeKalb County Board of Education accepted a superintendent search profile that will help guide its selection of the school district’s

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of financial planning. On Dec. 12, 1969, 13 men gathered at Chicago’s ...
12/12/2019
The origins of financial planning

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of financial planning. On Dec. 12, 1969, 13 men gathered at Chicago’s Hilton O’Hare Airport Hotel with “a sense of shared mission: to raise the level of professionalism in retail financial…

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of financial planning. On Dec. 12, 1969, 13 men gathered at Chicago’s Hilton O’Hare Airport Hotel with “a sense of shared

Do people still read books? It depends on whom you ask. A Wall Street Journal article posed the question differently: “D...
12/11/2019
To read or not to read

Do people still read books? It depends on whom you ask. A Wall Street Journal article posed the question differently: “Does the Book Have a Future?”

Do people still read books? It depends on whom you ask. A Wall Street Journal article posed the question differently: “Does the Book Have a Future?”

Holiday shopping in 2019 likely includes a good deal of online shopping, maybe a couple of trips to the mall or outdoor ...
12/11/2019
A 1979 Dunwoody shopping experience

Holiday shopping in 2019 likely includes a good deal of online shopping, maybe a couple of trips to the mall or outdoor shopping center and a visit to your favorite small businesses. The choices in 1979 were quite different.

Holiday shopping in 2019 likely includes a good deal of online shopping, maybe a couple of trips to the mall or outdoor shopping center and a visit to your favorite

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The DeKalb County School District has presented its recommendation for redistricting, a plan that involv...
12/11/2019
DeKalb Schools recommends cross-cluster redistricting

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The DeKalb County School District has presented its recommendation for redistricting, a plan that involves moving students from Hightower Elementary outside the cluster.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The DeKalb County School District has presented its recommendation for redistricting, a plan that involves moving students from Hightower Elementary outside the cluster.

From left, assistant coach Carol Hickey, fencer Sam James and head coach Kathy Vail celebrate James’ bronze medal, earne...
12/10/2019
Dunwoody High fencer brings home bronze

From left, assistant coach Carol Hickey, fencer Sam James and head coach Kathy Vail celebrate James’ bronze medal, earned at an Oct. 12 tournament at Cambridge High School. The Dunwoody High School women’s team held steady at 5th place within…

From left, assistant coach Carol Hickey, fencer Sam James and head coach Kathy Vail celebrate James’ bronze medal, earned at an Oct. 12 tournament at Cambridge High School. The Dunwoody

INVESTMENT COACH | View from a market top
12/10/2019
View from a market top

INVESTMENT COACH | View from a market top

On Friday, Nov. 16, 2019, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high of 28004.89, the 11th new “record high milestone” in 2019. The summit was reached driven

ATLANTA — The best football season in Holy Innocents’ history ended Friday night when the Bears fell 21-7 to four-time d...
12/09/2019
Golden Bears fall in Final Four match

ATLANTA — The best football season in Holy Innocents’ history ended Friday night when the Bears fell 21-7 to four-time defending state champion Eagles Landing Christian Academy at Riverwood in the Class A – Private semifinals.

ATLANTA — The best football season in Holy Innocents’ history ended Friday night when the Bears fell 21-7 to four-time defending state champion Eagles Landing Christian Academy at Riverwood in

“Our mission is to host a community event that celebrates the wonderful relationships that we share in Dunwoody,” LeDoye...
12/09/2019
All Fore One Dunwoody donates to local high school initiatives

“Our mission is to host a community event that celebrates the wonderful relationships that we share in Dunwoody,” LeDoyen said.

The All Fore One Dunwoody committee recently presented $35,000 to Dunwoody High School and the Game On Campaign.

The partnership turned out to be a “Big Win” for all who participated.
12/09/2019
Dunwoody Rotary hosts Basketball Skills Day

The partnership turned out to be a “Big Win” for all who participated.

Dunwoody Rotarians recently partnered with college students from Georgia State University Perimeter Campus to help Sequoyah Middle School host Basketball Skills Day for more than 150 DeKalb County special needs

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council heard a first read of an ordinance Nov. 18 that restricts usage of e-cigarette...
12/08/2019
Dunwoody considers vaping regulation

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council heard a first read of an ordinance Nov. 18 that restricts usage of e-cigarettes, hookahs and vapes.

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody City Council heard a first read of an ordinance Nov. 18 that restricts usage of e-cigarettes, hookahs and vapes.

INK PENN | Girls trips are good for the soul
12/08/2019
Girls trips are good for the soul

INK PENN | Girls trips are good for the soul

Most years, I take several girls' trips, but this year, time got away from me. I visited Black Mountain in January with friends from my teaching days, but I’ve been

Carolyn Anderson brought The Crier to Shanghai, China at the Yu Garden- created by Pan Yunduan in 1572. Send your travel...
12/07/2019
Shanghai

Carolyn Anderson brought The Crier to Shanghai, China at the Yu Garden- created by Pan Yunduan in 1572. Send your travel photos with The Crier to [email protected].

Carolyn Anderson brought The Crier to Shanghai, China at the Yu Garden- created by Pan Yunduan in 1572. Send your travel photos with The Crier to [email protected].

Dunwoody’s historic New Hope Cemetery is somewhat hidden behind KinderCare Learning Center and next door to the offices ...
12/07/2019
Historic documents shed light on New Hope Cemetery

Dunwoody’s historic New Hope Cemetery is somewhat hidden behind KinderCare Learning Center and next door to the offices of Arrow Exterminators and Coldwell Banker on Chamblee Dunwoody Road.

Dunwoody’s historic New Hope Cemetery is somewhat hidden behind KinderCare Learning Center and next door to the offices of Arrow Exterminators and Coldwell Banker on Chamblee Dunwoody Road.

The postseason run marks the 34th consecutive trip to the state playoffs for Marist, the longest streak in the State of ...
12/07/2019
Season ends for Marist with Elite 8 loss to Oconee County

The postseason run marks the 34th consecutive trip to the state playoffs for Marist, the longest streak in the State of Georgia.

The 2019 season ended for Marist at Oconee County Friday night when the War Eagles fell to the Warriors 17-7 in the third round of the AAAA State Playoffs.

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