Category: DeKalb

October 21, 2021
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DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, Radio Host Frank Ski among honorees, Grammy Award-winning Gospel Artist  Tasha Cobbs Leonard to perform   STONECREST, GA—New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is bringing a homecoming-style celebration complete with a Battle of the Bands, a live performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard and other festivities on Sunday, Oct. 24, […]

October 21, 2021
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        DEKALB COUNTY, GA – The DeKalb County School District’s (DCSD) four-year graduation rate for the Class of 2021 is 75.41, based on data from the Georgia Department of Education released Oct. 21. The 2021 graduation rate is a slight decrease of 0.56 from the 2020 rate of 75.97. The 2021 school […]

October 19, 2021
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    DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, Radio Host Frank Ski among honorees, performance by Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard   STONECREST, GA—New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is bringing a homecoming-style celebration complete with a Battle of the Bands, a live performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Tasha. Senior Pastor Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant will […]

October 19, 2021
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  DEKALB COUNTY, GA—DeKalb County Government is partnering with local faith leaders to distribute 3,600 boxes of produce and chicken on Saturday, Oct. 23, and Monday, Oct. 25. “More and more people are facing growing food insecurity due to skyrocketing food prices,” DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond said. “This food distribution will provide much needed […]

October 18, 2021
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        Pictured: the ruins of the historic Bruce Street School in Lithonia, ,GA.  Photo provided by Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance.       LITHONIA, GA–Community engagement sessions will begin in November to gather public input on how the remnants of DeKalb County’s first black public school should be preserved, organizers announced […]

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 […]


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