Category: Local News

October 22, 2021

  CONYERS, GA—On Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is hosting a free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination event with the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners and the Gwinnett, Newton, Rockdale Health Department. The free event will be held at 1733 Lake Rockaway Rd., Conyers, GA 30012.  *Enter 2442 Lake Rockaway […]

October 21, 2021

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

  CONYERS, GA—The Court Services Division of the Conyers Police Department opened today (Oct. 21) in its new office, the former City Hall administration building at 1184 Scott Street. The Conyers City Council contracted with the firm Reeves Young in July for renovations to the former City Hall complex on Scott Street, now known as […]

October 21, 2021

        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 21, 2021

  DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson, in his role as the District 3 Commissioner and president of the National Association of Counties Organization, is participating in the National Nonpartisan Conversation on Voter Rights taking place Oct. 21 – 23. Commissioner Johnson has been selected as part of an esteemed group of influential civic leaders […]

October 20, 2021

  LAWRENCEVILLE, GA–Northside Hospital Gwinnett held a ribbon cutting ceremony this week for its newly expanded emergency department in Lawrenceville. The hospital’s emergency department consistently ranks among the highest-volume facilities in Georgia, with more than 100,000 visits annually, officials said. The hospital also recently received the critical approval from the Georgia Department of Community Health […]

October 20, 2021

  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA– Chief Probate Judge Gary W. Washington has appointed Attorney Stephanie C. Anderson as Associate Judge of the Rockdale County Probate Court. Stephanie Anderson attained her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communications from Hampton University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law.  While at the University of […]

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