Author: Reporter Newspapers

Head for the Hills: Georgia State Parks offer water activities for summer

Summer is calling, and outdoor lovers will soon be on the hunt for the perfect destinations to enjoy water activities. Lucky for locals and visitors, Georgia State Parks offer a plethora of ways to get wet, including paddling, boating, fishing and kayaking just to name a few. And whether you’re heading for the hills or to some other part of the state for your summer vacation, there’s some great scenery, too. Paddling The Park Paddlers Club offers an abundance of scenic waterways to explore, for both seasoned paddlers and beginners. Whether paddling in a kayak, in a canoe or...

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Head for the Hills: Days of wine and roses at Tiger Mountain Vineyards

When three Tiger Mountain wines — the 2015 Sweet Petit (late harvest Petit Manseng), the 2014 Tannat and the 2016 Rosé — each won silver medals at the Los Angeles International Wine Competition, Martha Ezzard, one of the founders of Tiger Mountain Vineyards, knew it was official: “Georgia wines have come up in the world.” The 2017 competition received over 3,000 wines from 999 wineries including wines from France, Portugal, South Africa, Italy and the U.S.; that Tiger Mountain did so well is a testament to family commitment, passion and dedication. Ezzard was also particularly thrilled because “Tiger Mountain...

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Brookhaven Police blotter, May 27-June 3

From Brookhaven Police reports dated May 27 through June 3. The following information was pulled from Brookhaven’s Police-2-Citizen website. Theft and Burglary 1600 block of Northeast Expressway — On May 27, in the evening, a theft was reported. 3900 block of Peachtree Road — On May 27, in the evening, a theft was reported. 3300 block of Buford Highway — On May 29, in the early morning, a forced-entry burglary to a non-residence was reported. 4000 block of Peachtree Road — On May 29, in the evening, items were stolen from a car. 700 block of Brookhaven Avenue —...

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Buckhead police blotter, May 13-19

The following is pulled from a from a Zone Two weekly report from the Atlanta Police Department for May 13 through May 19. Reported incidents: Aggravated Assaults: 2 Burglary: 12 Robbery: 4 Larceny from Auto: 49 Larceny: 33 Auto Theft: 19 Domestic Crime: 1 Arrests: Aggravated Assault: 1 Larceny: 11 Auto Theft: 2 Narcotics: 10 Traffic: 20 Warrants:...

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Dunwoody Police blotter, May 27-June 3

From Dunwoody Police reports dated May 27 through June 3. The following information was pulled from Dunwoody’s Police-2-Citizen website. Larceny/Shoplifting/Theft 100 block of Perimeter Center East — On May 27, in the early morning, a Kia Forte was reported stolen. 4700 block of Ashford-Dunwoody Road — On May 27, in the morning, a man was arrested and accused of shoplifting a $3 T-shirt at a discount superstore. 4400 block of Ashford-Dunwoody Road — On May 27, in the evening, a woman was arrested and accused of trying to shoplift dresses from a department store. 4300 block of Ashford-Dunwoody Road...

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