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October/November 2012 Issue:

Newcomer’s 2012 Annual Education Guide
Adjusting to a New School
Acing the Admissions Interview
Atlanta School Directory

Neighborhoods for Families
Choosing where your family will live is one of the most important decisions of your move. Here are some tips to help make the process easier, including great neighborhoods worth a look.

Prime Pampering Spots
Whether you’re recovering from the stress of moving or simply looking for an indulgent afternoon, Atlanta is filled with relaxing day spas offering luxurious massages, facials, pedicures and other procedures.

Carefree Carrabelle
Just 325 miles from Atlanta, the small town of Carrabelle—the boating and fishing capital of Florida’s Emerald Coast—is an oasis of white, sandy beaches and unspoiled beauty.



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August/September 2012 Issue:

Arts and Entertainment Guide
Everything you need to know about Atlanta’s thriving cultural scene, from the best places to see a show to the top comedy clubs and more.

Homes and Communities: Hall County Living
With a bustling business community and small-town charm, Hall County presents an appealing alternative to big-city living.

Early Education
Experts say a child’s education should begin as soon as possible. What to look for in an early learning facility.

Family Fun on a Budget
Exploring your new home doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. Check out these family-friendly attractions that won’t strain your wallet.

Travel Through Time in Statesboro
Steeped in tradition with the energy of a college town, Statesboro is a charming mixture of old and new just three hours from Atlanta.



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June/July 2012 Issue:

Summer Fun Guide
From roller coasters and fireworks to water parks and outdoor concerts, this season has something for everyone.

Homes and Communities: Retiring in Comfort
What factors go into choosing the right retirement community for active adults and senior citizens? Learn how to make the right decision.

Experiential Learning
Metro Atlanta schools are taking a hands-on approach to education, one that emphasizes knowledge gained by observation and interaction.

Great Georgia Museums
Whether you're interested in science, Southern art, trains or the Allman Brothers, the Peach State has a fascinating museum just for you.

Dining Out
Get a taste of what Atlanta's thriving culinary scene has to offer at these four new and noteworthy local restaurants.



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April/May 2012 Issue:

Metro Atlanta’s Top 100 Neighborhoods
Our yearly guide to the city's greatest neighborhoods showcases perfect areas for families, empty nesters, young professionals and those looking for a true intown experience.

Homes and Communities: Luxury Homes for Rent
More and more Atlantans are choosing apartment living over home ownership. These upscale communities allow you to rent in style.

Virtual Learning
Georgia's online academies are providing a perfect fit for students who need help, have busy schedules or are being home-schooled.

Temporary Housing
From corporate lodging to extended-stay hotels, Atlanta offers plenty of choices for those in need of short-term accommodations.

Spring into Georgia
There's lots to do and see throughout the state this season, from a real-life rodeo to magnificent tall ships and plenty of music, food and festival fun.



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February/March 2012 Issue:

Atlanta's Top 10 Family Attractions
A top-notch zoo, a breathtaking aquarium and the world’s foremost puppet museum provide plenty of interesting and educational diversions for kids and adults alike.

Homes and Communities: Buying and Selling a New Home
Buying a new home or selling your current one doesn’t have to be a nightmare, even in the current economic climate. Here are some tips to help you navigate the process.

Special Schools for Special Students
Many Atlanta schools help children who suffer from learning difficulties, or simply learn differently. Learn which school might be right for your child.

The Inside Scoop on Atlanta
Get to know your new home like a local with an insider’s guide to the city’s best shopping, intriguing landmarks, most unique dining experiences and the five things every resident must do.

Exploring Augusta
Georgia’s second-largest and second-oldest city offers a wealth of things to see and do, from history and culture to outdoor escapes.



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