Category: Local News

October 15, 2021
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    DEKALB COUNTY, GA – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office reports that two separate suspects are in custody in connection with unrelated murders that both occurred in Decatur in September. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit, 19-year-old Jacquez LaJuan Freeman of Stone Mountain, Georgia surrendered to authorities at the DeKalb County […]

October 15, 2021
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    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, introduced the Cybersecurity Opportunity Act to fund a cybersecurity grant education program at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions. The Cybersecurity Opportunity Act would direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to […]

October 14, 2021
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  DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/88137432677. Join by phone at 602-333-0032 or 888-270-9936 and use conference code 171493. Agenda Adoption of Agenda Approval of the Minutes of the September 23, 2021 Meeting III. […]

October 14, 2021
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      CONYERS, GA –Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), announced that the Conyers Police Department and the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Department are receiving federal grants to help boost their community policing efforts. The Conyers Police Department is receiving $132,000 and the Rockdale Sheriff’s Department is receiving $125,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of […]

October 13, 2021
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  Early Voting turnout for Wednesday, October 13, 2021 for the upcoming November 2, 2021 Conyers General ElectionA As of 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 13, 2021 UNOFFICIAL COUNT IN-PERSON VOTING & ABSENTEE BY MAIL BALLOTS ISSUED (9,666 Eligible Active Voters) 14 Early Voting Days Remain VOTE CENTER       TOTAL VOTING IN-PERSON       […]

October 13, 2021
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    STONECREST– Stonecrest Resorts, LLC, a real estate company created to repurpose vacant real estate at the Mall at Stonecrest, announced today the closing on the sale of the former Sears building located at the Mall at Stonecrest, for approximately $2.1 million. The 15.1-acre parcel, which includes two buildings totaling 142,000 square feet, was […]


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