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  • Decatur murder suspect Autori Muhammad surrenders
    DECATUR, GA– The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in the murder of a Decatur man who was killed in May.


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June 11, 2021

What do you do when you only have a few items on hand in the kitchen? I had a couple of green tomatoes, red bell peppers, fruit, limes, eggs and juice.I  decided to fry the green tomatoes and red bell pepper. This is a very simple dish that I made for lunch to go with […]

June 11, 2021

  Attention Rockdale County Residents: Today is the last day for Early Voting in the special election for Rockdale County Probate Judge. This is an important election to choose the person you want to be your Probate Judge. The candidates: Incumbent Judge Gary Washington, Kathy Harvey, a counselor, and Justin Kenney, attorney. Extended hours for […]

June 10, 2021

CONYERS, GA—Conyers Police Department’s K9 Wick, handled by Officer Brandon DeCosse, has received a bullet and stab protective vest, thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Wick’s vest was embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love- Trained to Serve- Loyal Always.” Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., established in […]


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June 8, 2021

  Redan High senior Justin Whitening leads the pack as academic and youth leadership standout  By Mark Brock DCSD Athletics Specialist Ten athletes and one coach in the DeKalb County School District have earned honors as Atlanta/DeKalb Regional Positive Athlete winners for the 2020-21 school year from the Georgia Branch of Positive Athlete. Positive Athlete recognizes […]

May 25, 2021

The STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) award is a program of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) honoring the student in each high school with the highest SAT score who is also in the top 10 or top 10 percent of their class. That student selects a teacher as their STAR Teacher. Rockdale County […]

May 25, 2021

    Recruitment for adult learners to begin in June DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has been selected by the Technical College System of Georgia’s Office of Adult Education as an adult education provider for 500 adults who will be able to earn a GED and obtain English language acquisition services, family literacy and support for […]

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Nicole Hendrickson, Gwinnett County’s first  African American BOC chair: State of the County Address, March 3, 2021…View Gallery 

Arabia Mountain PATH expands into Henry CountyView Gallery

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December 22, 2020Restaurants

    STONECREST, GA—The City of Stonecrest will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon on Wednesday (Dec. 23,) for the grand opening of Belinda’s Southern Cuisine. Owner Belinda Hull has opened the restaurant in the former Buffalo Wild Wings, 7322 Stonecrest Concourse, outside the Mall at Stonecrest. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and […]




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