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July 29, 2021

        DECATUR, GA-Motorists should expect delays stemming from lane closures beginning Aug. 2 as work crews begin repairing aging sewer pipes along South Columbia Drive . The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) is initiating these construction projects to address the repair needs of approximately 100,000 linear feet of sewer pipe […]

July 29, 2021

      Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Curtis D. Spencer     PACIFIC OCEAN—Quartermaster Seaman Lyan Martinez-Casiano, who is from Lawrenceville, GA, is assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship, USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26). The ship is underway conducting routine operations as part of the U.S. 3rd Fleet. Martinez-Casiano is […]

July 29, 2021

      DECATUR, GA– The DeKalb County Board of Health will hold a special called board meeting via teleconference on July 30, beginning at noon. Public access to the teleconference can be established by calling: 301-715-8592, Conference ID 880-4808-9164, Password: 539830 Agenda items for the meeting include: Executive Session(Closed to the Public) Approval on Personnel Matter Discussed in Executive […]

July 29, 2021

  Guest speaker Aundria Richmond     DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host T.H.R.I.V.E. in Biz virtual fireside chat on Thursday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m.  The Technology, Health, Readiness, Infrastructure, Vulnerable Populations and Economic Opportunities (T.H.R.I.V.E.) in Biz will focus on encouraging people to keep going in business, how to go from surviving to […]

July 29, 2021

          ATLANTA – State Rep. Angela Moore (D-Decatur) will celebrate Morris Brown College’s journey to accreditation at her monthly “Breakfast with my Rep.” town hall on Saturday, July 31. The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Panola Mountain State Park’s Alexander Lake Pavilion in Stockbridge. To RSVP […]



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July 28, 2021

            DeKalb County School District will host its Back-to-School DriveThru event on July 31, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three locations: Buck Godfrey Stadium in Decatur, James R. Hallford Stadium in Clarkson and North DeKalb Stadium in Chamblee. The event will feature DCSD Village, school supplies, food […]

July 23, 2021

  Five Student Conservation Association interns, sponsored by The Nature Conservancy of Georgia’s CITY program, took part in a six week internship, maintaining trails and conserving ecosystems. Seen here with LA Allen, GDEI Training and Education Specialist at The Nature Conservancy, who helped manage the program.    SCA interns helped park rangers spread mulch at […]

July 23, 2021

          As students prepare to head back to classrooms next month, community groups, houses of worship and others are hosting back-to-school events in DeKalb,  Gwinnett and Rockdale counties to help them get ready. Here is a look at some of the events:     Gwinnett County to host Back-to-School Fun Day […]

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    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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Oahu: Field of flowers

Luna Brown, 5, enjoys picking plumerias, the flowers most commonly used to make leis, outside a local library in Waimanalo, Hawaii. She and her mother, Mackenzie Morgan, who is a certified meditation and yoga instructor based in East Metro Atlanta, recently spent some time on the island of Oahu exploring and recharging. Their two-month learning […]
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