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  1. 15,000 party at Atlanta DeKalb CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | Cross Roads News

    ... and tiny bikinis the colors of the rainbow - danced their way from the Kensington MARTA station near Avondale Estates to the Mama's Primetime building in Decatur, where a carnival village featured performers and other events until 10 p.m. At the ...

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  2. What you need to know: Google Fiber opens sign-ups for some Huntsville householdsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... and no installation fees. They do boast powerful Wi-Fi through a provided network box. - Atlanta, GA (Avondale Estates, Brookhaven, College Park, Decatur, East Point, Hapeville, Sandy Springs, Smyrna) - Austin, TX - Charlotte, NC - Kansas City, MO - ...

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  3. Everything You Need to Know About Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Eater

    ... you need to know about Waffle House. The first Waffle House made its debut in 1955 in the Atlanta suburb of Avondale Estates. The vision: combine fast food, available 24 hours a day, with table service. Co-founder Forkner once explained how he and ...

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  4. Sad news for Waffle HouseRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2017 | Fox News

    ... in starting a restaurant of their own. They opened the first 24-hour Waffle House in the Atlanta suburb of Avondale Estates on Labor Day in 1955. They opened a second location two years later, and they kept building the business over the next two ...

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  5. Second Waffle House founder diesRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... in starting a restaurant of their own. They opened the first 24-hour Waffle House in the Atlanta suburb of Avondale Estates on Labor Day in 1955. They opened a second location two years later, and they kept building the business over the next two ...

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  6. Waffle House Co-Founders Die Just Two Months ApartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Eater

    Sad news for the restaurant world today: Tom Forkner, the founder of iconic all-night diner chain Waffle House, died on Thursday at the age of 98 . Forkner's death follows quickly on the heels of that of his co-founder, Joe Rogers Sr., who died back in March at 97. Forker and Rogers Sr., who were neighbors, opened the very first Waffle House in Avondale Estates, Georgia, in 1955, deciding on the Waffle House moniker because waffles were the highest-margin items on the menu.

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  7. 2nd Waffle House co-founder dies weeks after partner's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in starting a restaurant of their own. They opened the first 24-hour Waffle House in the Atlanta suburb of Avondale Estates on Labor Day in 1955. They opened a second location two years later, and they kept building the business over the next two ...

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  8. RISE: Shutdown looms; Garrett goes No. 1; Waffle House co-founder diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Genesee Country Express

    ... in starting a restaurant of their own. They opened the first 24-hour Waffle House in the Atlanta suburb of Avondale Estates on Labor Day in 1955.

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  9. DeKalb cleaning sewer lines for the first time in 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    ... Caldwell to rebuild a gravity sewer system and reduce frequent sewage spills at 19 locations in Decatur and Avondale Estates. The contract is to cover sewer replacement, pipe bursting, sewer lining, point repairs, manhole interior coating or lining, ...

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  10. 2nd Waffle House co-founder dies weeks after partnera s deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | WKRN

    ... in starting a restaurant of their own. They opened the first 24-hour Waffle House in the Atlanta suburb of Avondale Estates on Labor Day in 1955. They opened a second location two years later, and they kept building the business over the next two ...

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  11. ATLANTA (AP) - Thomas Francis Forkner Sr., who jumped from selling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... in starting a restaurant of their own. They opened the first 24-hour Waffle House in the Atlanta suburb of Avondale Estates on Labor Day in 1955. They opened a second location two years later, and they kept building the business over the next two ...

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  12. Thomas Forkner, Who Co-Founded Waffle House Diners, Dies at 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... a company spokesman. No cause was given. Forkner's business partner, Joe Rogers, A real estate agent in Avondale Estates, Georgia, Forkner teamed with grill man Rogers in 1955 to found a quick-service, limited menu restaurant. Norcross, ...

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  13. Thomas Forkner, Joe Rogers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... Forkner, along with Joe Rogers Sr., opened the first Waffle House restaurant on Labor Day 1955 in Avondale Estates. "Joe told me to open a restaurant and he'd show me how to run it," Rogers said. Rogers' son said the two men had a handshake deal ...

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  14. DeKalb School of the Arts ranked 2nd best high school in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WSB-TV

    DeKalb School of the Arts in Avondale Estates is one of 30 metro Atlanta schools in eight districts among the top in the country. The ranking from U.S. News & World Report magazine just came out this week.

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  15. Grammy nominee Daniel Cowan set to release - Somewhere Called Now'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | MDJonline.com

    ... featuring live music from the album and a reading from the novel, on Friday, April 21 at Towne Cinema at Avondale Estates in Decatur, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and the show at 8 p.m. The event is open the public and is for a 21+ audience. "I ...

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  16. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... never felt threatened by. The employees tell us Clayton and the victim, James Thomas got along well. The Avondale Estates Police report shows, other restaurant employees pulled Clayton off of Thomas. When the employees stood still, Wagner took the ...

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  17. New Veterans Affairs Secretary: Help those with other than honorable dischargesRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... Proposition 206 exempts state government from paying its workers the higher wage. The first restaurant, in Avondale Estates, Georgia, outside Atlanta , closed in 1973 and it became the Waffle House museum. Eventually, Rogers moved to Atlanta and ...

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  18. Waffle House co-founder Joe Rogers dead at 97Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Business Journal

    ... o is now 99, started the Waffle House brand with the opening of their first restaurant on Labor Day 1955 in Avondale Estates. Developing a loyal base of customers, the chain grew across...

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  19. Waffle House co-founder Joe Rogers Sr. dead at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... Forkner, a neighbor and real estate broker, to open their first Waffle House location back in 1955 in Avondale Estates, Georgia. The menu at the 24-hour restaurant featured only 16 items, the most popular of which became the restaurant's namesake: ...

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  20. Waffle House Co-Founder Joe Rogers Sr. Passes Away at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Southern Accents

    ... Forkner, a neighbor and real estate broker, to open their first Waffle House location back in 1955 in Avondale Estates, Georgia. The menu at the 24-hour restaurant featured only 16 items, the most popular of which became the restaurant's namesake: ...

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