Wednesday, November 14, 2012
J. Max Davis and Rebecca Chase Williams were on hand for a Veterans Day ceremony earlier this week.
Brookhaven candidates J. Max Davis (mayor) and Rebecca Chase Williams (city council district 1) attended a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12. The service was held at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody. Marine Corps Brigadier General Denis Shortal, who is also a Dunwoody city councilman, was also present. " I was honored to have my picture taken with General Shortal," Davis said. "I thank him and all of our veterans for protecting our freedoms through their service to our country".
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
'RPM: Rockin' In The Free World' has been picked up by Barnes & Noble for a December release.
A Brookhaven mom and Army widow has just written a book that has been picked up by Barnes & Noble for a Dec. 1, 2012, publication. Heather Means wrote "RPM Rockin' In The Free World," as a tribute to her husband, Ryan, after he died of cancer in 2009 ('RPM' stands for Ryan Patman Means, and one of his favorite songs, performed by Neil Young). Ryan Means joined the U.S. Army after his best friend from childhood, Adam Shelby White, was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. White was on the 105th floor of one of the World Trade Center buildings during the attacks. Shortly after the attacks, Ryan wrote this entry into his journal: “First time writing since World Trade Center attacks. Adam was on floor 105 and certainly killed. I’ve now …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Various veterans’ assistance groups will be on site from noon to 7 pm on Monday, Nov. 12.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The school has a whole list of activities planned in conjunction with Veterans Day.
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round, as well as on Veterans Day.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A number of businesses in and around the Brookhaven and Chamblee communties are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Two important notes: Free food: Store discounts: Free activities:
Friday, November 9, 2012
Yellow ribbons have been installed to adorn the campus entrance in preparation for next week's activities.
Several 10-foot-tall metal yellow ribbons have been installed at the entrance into Oglethorpe University, as the school prepares to mark Veterans Day with a week-long series of events. The ribbons were constructed and installed by the O.U. Veterans' Club. Oglethorpe will commemorate Veterans Day this year with a week-long series of events called “Our Country, Our Voices: Oglethorpe Honors Our Veterans.” The events are held in conjunction with the current exhibition “Burden of Proof: National Identity and the Legacy of War,” which runs through December 9, 2012 at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. The schedule of events includes:
Friday, November 11, 2011
The day's top headlines for Friday, November 11, 2011.
DeKalb Lawmakers Discuss Brookhaven Cityhood. Local Legislators Want To Slow Cityhood Process. Oliver Weighs In On Brookhaven, DeKalb School Board. C.T. Martin Town Hall Covered Live From Old Zion Hill Baptist. Local Fitness Club Members Hit By Locker Thefts. Three-Vehicle Wreck In Decatur. Alan Chadwick Works To Make History. Marines Visit Morris Brandon For Veterans Day.