Category: Local News

May 20, 2022

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA– The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Field Operations Criminal Process and Uniform Units made 17 warrant arrests without incident this week during the second phase of “Operation Family 2022,” a concentrated effort targeting domestic violence suspects. The operation cleared 25 outstanding warrants on May 18 and May19 in the Lithonia, Decatur and […]

May 20, 2022

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA—District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson celebrated the grand opening of the $1.7 million Rainbow Park Amphitheater, 3171 Rainbow Park Drive, on May 14. The opening brought together elected officials and more than 800 community members who attended a free, live concert at the new venue. The award-winning Jennifer Holiday headlined the event […]

May 20, 2022

  DECATUR, GA– DeKalb County residents now have another source to obtain at-home COVID-19 test kits for free. Beginning Monday, May 23, free over-the-counter COVID-19 test kits will be available at all regional health center locations in DeKalb County. No health insurance information or ID checks are required. The at-home tests or self-tests, are convenient, offer […]

May 19, 2022

  The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following virtual meeting on Monday, May 23, 2022: 10:30 a.m.        VIRTUAL CALLED MEETING and EXECUTIVE SESSION Virtual Executive Session Virtual Called Meeting The virtual called meeting agenda is attached and can be accessed online by going to:, click on Leadership, go to Simbli (formally known […]

May 19, 2022

    CONYERS, GA—The Nancy Guinn Memorial Library has replaced its old microfilm reader/printers with the all-in-one ScanPro 2200, thanks to a generous donation by the Friends of the Library (FOL) group. With the ScanPro 2200, patrons can view 16mm, 35mm, fiche, and jacketed fiche while researching old newspapers, census records, slave record, American Ancestry records […]

May 19, 2022

  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA –Rockdale County Sheriff’s Deputy Walter D. Jenkins is being remembered by law enforcement officials and the community.  During a private funeral home visitation with family members today(May 18), Sheriff Eric Levett ceremoniously posted the United States Honor Flag near Deputy Jenkins. The United States Honor Flag will remain with Deputy Jenkins for his visitation […]

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