All three defendants in the DeKalb County Schools corruption case are going to jail.
Former DeKalb Schools Superintendent Crawford Lewis is going to prison for 12 months in the school district’s corruption case that has been playing out in court since October.
Southwest DeKalb High’s Class AAAAA state champion Lady Panthers basketball team is scrambling to raise $4,000 in less than two weeks to pay for a trip to the prestigious Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, AZ Dec. 19-21.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, a New York actress and a Soul Food Museum presentation are some of the special events under way through Dec. 23 at DeKalb Library branches for its first Heritage Festival.
DeKalb residents might not be 100 percent happy with their current form of government, but they are not ready to trade it in for the unknown.
Nelson Mandela, who made the long journey from an apartheid prison to the presidency of South Africa, died Dec. 5. He was 95.
Firefighters and residents will get to pepper the two finalists for DeKalb County Fire Rescue chief job at two separate forums on Dec. 9 and 10.
DeKalb School Board members voted on Dec. 2 to accept a $7.5 million settlement from Heery International, its former construction management firm, ending a long-running and very costly legal battle.
Notwithstanding the popular depiction of preachers who reside in sprawling mansions, drive classic cars and enjoy lavish lifestyles as seen on “Preachers of L.A.,” ministers of the Gospel are actually called to serve and to advocate for the poor.
Homeowners in unincorporated DeKalb County now face fines for false alarms from their home security systems.
The room buzzed with energy and the sounds of police radios and loudspeakers on Dec. 5 when the city of Lithonia hosted its first emergency preparedness exercise.
With all the handshaking and hugging that come with major year-end celebrations, public health officials are urging everyone to keep those hands clean for a healthier holiday season.
Thousands of Georgians struggle with not having enough to eat throughout the year, not just on the holidays.
Fans of Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston and Courtney B. Vance can see them in the delightful Christmas classic “The Preacher’s Wife” on Dec. 10 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library in Decatur.
Disney’s “A Christmas Carol,” which retells Charles Dickens’ classic novel about a Victorian-era miser and his discovery of the real meaning of the holidays, will be screened on Dec. 14 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
Families and friends can join members of the Atlanta Master Chorale and the students of Springdale Park’s Advanced Chorus for holiday caroling on Dec. 11 at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.
DeKalb Juvenile Court Associate Judges Linda Bratton Haynes and Vincent C. Crawford have been appointed full judges effective Jan. 1.
Groups wanting to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the DeKalb NAACP’s 12th annual parade and rally have to register by Dec. 19.
DeKalb County government and several CIDs and cities are among 46 local governments and community improvement districts seeking $82.3 million in Transportation Infrastructure Improvement Funding from the State Road and Tollway Authority.
Local stand-up comedians Vivian Alford and Alyssa Barnett-Schott will make their comedic debut at the Decatur Library on Dec. 14 as part of the Diversity in DeKalb series.