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Left, tatum o’Grady, 5, with best friend emme Cook, 4, look on during the dunwoody High School Wildcats’ football game against the Chamblee Charter High School Bulldogs on aug. 30. the game, played at North dekalb Stadium, was won by the Bulldogs 28-0. more photos on page 22.

Name game How some local roadways got their monikers CommuNitY 8-9

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City to spend more on Georgetown park

dunwoody Club forest used to be ‘country’

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A divided Dunwoody City Council approved spending an extra $65,000 to cover unanticipated costs in the Georgetown Park project, but dramatically reduced a proposed contingency fund to cover future cost overruns. “We have prided ourselves on budgeting costs high and revenues low. In this case we didn’t,” Councilman Denis Shortal said before the vote on Aug. 26. We’ve learned a hard lesson here. We’ve got

When Carl and Lucy Stewart settled in Dunwoody a little over four decades Where ago, they felt like they had moved to the You country. Live The Stewarts had been living in Avondale Estates, an older suburb in central DeKalb County. They relocated in 1971, joining the movement

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