I can't even imagine if I had a 15YO missing daughter.  I just saw this press release and wanted to make sure I bring it to the attention of Dunwoody citizens and beyond in hopes that she can be located quickly.

I've gleaned from all my sources and found interesting and relevant community news for Dunwoody, Brookhaven and Sandy Springs.  Don't forget.... anyone can post community news to share!  It's easy and free so please help me share good news that I may not otherwise know about!!   We also have updated job, childcare, event, restaurant, and other postings today and links to remind you to register for this week's giveaways.

Here are my picks for the top news in today's newsletter:

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Dunwoody Police ask for public help to locate missing teen

Dunwoody Police are asking for public help to find a missing teen, 15-year-old Jackeline Reyna.
She ran away from her home - the Dunwoody Village Apartment Community - on Friday, Sept. 7, according to Dunwoody Police.
Missing Person - On September 7th, 2018 the listed pictured juvenile ran away from her residence located ...
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Note from Audra:  A friend of mine (Thanks Peggy Stecker) told me about TropicalTidbits.com earlier this week.  She uses it for all severe weather updates and says their forecast models are always spot on with snow and rainfall predictions.  We were obviously discussing Florence when it came up this week so I thought I'd share for a good Hurricane Florence resource.

Here's the link:    TropicalTidbits.com


Galla's Giveaway:  Three Free Pizzas!

Community News
Did you know Netflix's hit 'Ozark' is filmed at these 7 Atlanta-area locations?

In case you missed it, Netflix dropped a new show last year called "Ozark."  Season 2 dropped on 8/31 and I personally am already finished!!
For fans of Ozark (like me) I thought this article would interest you.  I've seen posts from friends on Facebook who have visited some of these spots.   The show is ...
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Cut-through road remains controversial in Mount Vernon/Johnson Ferry concept

Reactions to the "grid" concepts presented for Sandy Springs' Mount Vernon/Johnson Ferry intersection were mixed at an Aug. 30 meeting. A particular point of controversy was that the concept relies on eventually taking a long-time resident's house for a cut-through street.  Continue at Reporter Newspapers
How Teens Use Social Media in 2018 Vs. 2012

Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences sheds light on teens' changing social media habits and why some kids are more deeply affected by - and connected to - their digital worlds. The report is a nationally representative survey of more than 1,000 kids age 13 to 17. And because it tracks changes from ...
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Dunwoody residents skeptical of proposed Roberts Drive development

A developer's proposal to build 10 houses on Roberts Drive for "empty nesters" is being met by overwhelming skepticism from residents who say the land across the street from the new Austin Elementary School is prime real estate for families with school-age children.  Continue at  Reporter Newspapers
Dunwoody business helps children embrace inclusivity

Two Dunwoody mothers and entrepreneurs are setting out to help young children learn and love differences with Selma's Dolls, a collection of soft ragdolls and informative books.

Restaurants
Crafthall Kitchen Changes

Nearly six months after opening, Sandy Springs eatery Crafthall Kitchen is tweaking its concept to speed up the ordering process and simplify the experience.  Gone are the separate menus for the business's four separate concepts.  Also gone are the self-ordering kiosks which many patrons lamented slowed down the ordering process.  The renovations were made over ...
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The 32-oz. Double Eagle Steak is landing in Dunwoody this month

A restaurant specializing in a 32-oz., 45-day dry-aged steak called the Double Eagle is set to open later this month in Dunwoody. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse will open for dinner only on Sept. 19 and for lunch and dinner beginning Sept. 20 on the bottom floor of the State Farm headquarters at 236 Perimeter ...
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Zinburger Perimeter To Open September 18

As part of its grand opening celebration, the boutique burger joint is selling 'limited edition VIP Gold Cards' with perks like half-price wine bottles.
Zinburger Perimeter will open its doors, at 4555 Ashford Dunwoody Road, September 18, according to a press release Tuesday. Continue at What Now Atlanta...
Sports
For Johnathan Langley, catching bullpens made for a perfect start in pro baseball

The baseball team at Dunwoody (Ga.) High School wears red uniforms. Naturally, catcher Johnathan Langley arrived at his first freshman practice at Georgia Tech with a red chest protector. The rest of the Yellow Jackets' players must have blended in well enough with the team's standard gold-and-white uniforms with navy blue trim, because Langley immediately ...
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Thank you from the Game On! Capital Campaign

The Game On! Capital Campaign would like to thank our Dunwoody High School families, our feeder school families, our alumni and our wonderful community for donating the funds needed to "light up the field."
We especially want to thank the Dunwoody Crier for helping us spread the word by including several "letters to the editor" ...
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Dunwoody Fencers Medal at Regional Tournament

Fencers Madeline Janowski and Sara Gelber brought home medals from the Bruce Fusner Memorial Epee Regional Junior/Cadet Circuit (RJCC) tournament held this weekend. Madeline earned the gold medal in both the junior womens event and in the cadet womens event. Sara earned the sixth place medal in the junior womens event. The Regional Junior/Cadet Circuit ...
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Education
DeKalb Students Earn National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Several DeKalb County high school seniors have been named among the 16,000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The students have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. Over 90 percent of the semifinalists are ...
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Dyslexia Study Committee Meeting

Sen. Fran Millar to Hold Second Meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Dyslexia
ATLANTA (September 6, 2018) |Sen. Fran Millar (R - Dunwoody) and members of the Senate Study Committee on Dyslexia will hold their second meeting on Friday, September 14, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. in room 307 of the Coverdell ...
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Fourth Meeting of the Senate School Safety Study Committee to be held at Chamblee Charter High

The fourth meeting of the Senate School Safety Study Committee will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Chamblee Charter High School.
Senate Resolution 935, sponsored by Sen. John Albers (R - Roswell), created the Senate School Safety Study Committee. Sen. Albers serves as chair of the nine-member study committee. Members ...
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2018-2019 MBCA Open House Dates

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy is delighted to offer a number of Open Houses for both campuses. Prospective students and their families are welcome to attend!
Lower & Middle School on Main Campus (4385 Lower Roswell Road 30068) ~ Sunday, November 4th @ 1-3pm ~ Friday, January 11th @ 9-11am
Upper School on North Campus (2509 ...
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Pets
Missing cat - update now safe at home!

Max has been missing since September 2 from our new home in the Heathwood subdivision area. He may be lost trying to find our old house in Buckline Crossing. He is a grey tuxedo shorthair with yellow eyes. He is microchipped. We miss him and would love to have him back!...
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Events/Activities
Perimeter North Young Life for Dunwoody, Chamblee, Mt. Vernon, Marist, and North Springs High Teens!
Dunwoody Preservation Trust Apple Cider Days Events

Saturday, October 6th Twilight Tour  Stephen-Martin Cemetery  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Learn about the inhabitants of this Dunwoody family cemetery built in 1859 and home to almost 70 descendants.
Saturday, October 13th Village Fest  The Donaldson-Bannister Farm  11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Enjoy local bands on three stages, children's area with petting zoo, food ...
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CAC's Vintage Affair Benefit goes Vintage Hollywood!

Gala Event is CAC's Largest Annual Fundraiser
Support your neighbors in need while enjoying a great evening out! You are invited to the Community Assistance Center's 16th Annual Vintage Affair benefit on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church in Sandy Springs. This year's theme is the Golden Age of Hollywood!
Walk the ...
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2nd Annual Dunwoody Wine Stroll - Saturday, September 15th from 1pm - 5pm (Check-in tables open at 12:00pm) at Pernoshal Park

*Tickets Now On Sale* 2nd Annual Dunwoody Wine Stroll - Saturday, September 15th from 1pm - 5pm (Check-in tables open at 12:00pm) at Pernoshal Park 
Address: 4575 N. Shallowford Road, Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting at the 2nd Annual Dunwoody Wine Stroll on Saturday, September 15th from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 ...
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Free Film Screening Hosted by Mr. & Mrs. Henry "Hank" Aaron and the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Aaron and The Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation
Cordially Invite You to Attend a Special Screening and Q&A Session with The Film Cast and Crew of "Long Time Coming - A 1955 Baseball Story"
September 15, 2018 6:00-8:30 PM
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The Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel 435 Freedom Parkway, ...
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Kingswood United Methodist Church Celebrates 50 Years

Dunwoody, Georgia, September 9, 2018 - Kingswood United Methodist Church celebrated 50 years of ministry Sunday with a special worship service, including former pastors and charter members. Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson, leader of the North Georgia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, officiated and preached during the service.
The church held its first worship service ...
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Jobs

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Student Volunteers Needed for Local Halloween Event!

If your teens need volunteer hours, or if you simply want your kids to make a habit of volunteering their time to a great cause, we have the perfect opportunity coming up! On Saturday, October 20th, a group of Dunwoody residents will be hosting the second annual "Emily's Trick-or-Treat for a Cure," in memory of ...
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Childcare

Whether you are looking to hire someone to watch your kids or if you are a babysitter looking for clients, this service is completely free for all!
 
Consider joining The Aha! Babysitting Connection closed Facebook group for sitters and families in Dunwoody.

Events
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