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Opinion: Sing it, Rhiannon

Here’s a beautiful song, written originally by Roebuck “Pops” Staples of the Staples Singers back in 1965, performed in this brand new version by the great…

Opinion: “… haunted by the music of my soul”

If you haven’t been reading the web magazine “Bitter Southerner,” you should be. It reflects a degree of knowing thoughtfulness about the American South and the…

Opinion: GOP gets Trumped, big league

If you’re looking for an explanation of what Donald Trump did to his fellow Republicans Wednesday, don’t look to the world of Washington or political science.…

Five Things I’ve Learned Over 25 Years in PR

A note from Melissa Libby: Twenty-five Five Things I’ve Learned Over 25 Years in PR As I see my agency’s 25 th anniversary quickly approaching, I started to write a post about the 25 things I’ve learned over that extremely interesting, exciting, frustrating, and amazing time. Show More Summary

Watch the Zac Brown Band pay tribute to Steely Dan’s Walter Becker

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The Zac Brown Band was one of several artists who quickly paid tribute to Steely Dan’s Walter Becker over Labor Day weekend. The quirky, erudite musician passed away Sunday...

City of Dunwoody's plans for two new athletic fields moves forward, tree loss unavoidable over Council concerns.

Video After numerous design modifications and cost saving negotiations with the builders to install two full size, artificial turf baseball fields on the newly acquired park land obtained during a land swap with the DeKalb County School...Show More Summary

Opinion: Rockin’ into the Labor Day weekend

To kick us into the holiday weekend, I think it’s time to revisit Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the godmother of rock ‘n roll, this time performing the…

Five Things I’ve Learned Over 25 Years in PR

A note from Melissa: As I see my agency’s 25 th anniversary quickly approaching, I started to write a post about the 25 things I’ve learned over that extremely interesting, exciting, frustrating, and amazing time. But given attention spans these days (mine and yours), I decided to keep it to five. Show More Summary

Scoutmaster Barry Deutsch honored for life saving good deed.

Video I can not say with certainty that my friend Mr. Barry Deutsch actually saved a man's life but I can tell you that Barry routinely goes beyond call of duty serving his community as a leader with Boy Scout Troop 477 where he has taught leadership & service to hundreds of young men within our community. Show More Summary

Georgia Power addresses numerous power outages in the Dunwoody North Subdivision.

Video Georgia Power representatives explain the circumstances of power outages and the improvements coming to the system to reduce the number incidents in the future.

Rep Karen Handel addresses Dunwoody City Council & announces town hall opportunity.

Video Congresswoman Karen Handel stopped by the Dunwoody City Council for a very brief introduction on Monday evening where she set the tone of cooperation, she introduced her staff, offered constitute services & announced her committee assignments (Judiciary & Education). Show More Summary

Opinion: The abandonment of a president

This is pretty extraordinary, as the startled reaction from Chris Wallace demonstrates. In an interview aired Sunday morning on Fox, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson draws…

Opinion: So Mexico’s off the hook for that wall?

Admittedly, I don’t understand many, many things about this president and the way that his mind operates, but this one is particularly confusing. Maybe you can…

Opinion: … as we go through the years, day by day

A little while ago I went home to spend a few days with my mom and dad. At 85, Dad’s been dealing with Alzheimer’s for several…

Hear Taylor Swift’s new single, ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Just before midnight, Taylor Swift dropped her new single, “Look What You Made Me Do,” and the Internet promptly exploded. A lyric video accompanied the song (the real video will debut on...

James Blunt talks new album, touring with Ed Sheeran, friendship with Carrie Fisher

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene James Blunt is fully aware that most people in America know him only for his 2005 mega-hit ballad, “You’re Beautiful,” a song so overplayed on radio at the time that it...

Opinion: Always, The King

Damn, 40 years already? On Aug. 16, 1977, I was working as an intern at the Omaha World-Herald, and one of my jobs as a lowly…

Review: The allure of summer re:FRESH

There is a cultural rhythm to summer that transcends school, the heat slowing down our productivity, bright nights a little more lively than usual and a restless need to get away. Swan Coach House Gallery presented a summer pop-up and seamless combination of two curatorial projects, I SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING... Show More Summary

Shania Twain coming to Infinite Energy June 4, 2018

This was posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on Melissa Ruggieri’s AJC Music Scene blog Melissa is on vacation so I’m helping out here. Back in 2015, country megastar Shania Twain intimated that she...

Do you know someone who would be a great Dunwoody Police Officer - applications are now being accepted from a wider pool of applicants.

The men and women of the Dunwoody Police Department are committed to providing excellent service to the citizens of Dunwoody. As an outward symbol of that commitment for 2016, Chief Grogan asked members of the department to provide #oneword that symbolized their individual commitment to our mission and to the people of Dunwoody. Show More Summary

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