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        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 […]


      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 […]


      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 […]


          Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted eight Albany, GA Bloods gang members on 54 gang and human trafficking charges in which they forced minors and others into sexual servitude. A Dougherty County Grand Jury returned the indictment on July 28. “Gangs are […]


  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 […]


          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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