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Search warrants issued for Lee May emails

A DeKalb Superior Court judge has issued search warrants for email conversations between Interim CEO Lee May and two former county officials.

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Two wounded in wrong-house police shooting

A DeKalb police officer was seriously wounded and a homeowner injured in a shooting on Aug. 31 after officers went to the wrong house on a burglary call.

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'The War Room' draws faith community to cinemas

Members of Berean Christian Church in Stone Mountain packed the theatres of AMC Stonecrest 16 Cinemas on Aug. 30 to see “The War Room,” a faith-based film that’s giving the blockbuster rap music biopic “Straight outta Compton” a run for its money at the local box-office.

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District 5 ready for development, jobs, tour shows

The gems and warts of DeKalb’s 5th Commission District were on display last week when a busload of county officials, led by new Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson, toured the 83-square-mile district on Aug. 21.

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Church pantries bridging DeKalb’s hunger gap

For Charlene Coats, keeping food on the table for herself and her 13- and 14-year-old daughters is often challenging.

Cedar Grove Middle wins All-Sports Award

Cedar Grove Middle in Decatur has earned the DeKalb County Middle School All-Sports Award for the second time in three seasons.

Inmate's mysterious death investigated

The DeKalb County Jail is probing the death of inmate James L. Williams.

Golf clinic at tournament

Women – and men – can brush up on their golf skills at the second annual W.E.L.D. Women’s Golf Clinic on Aug. 31 at the Druid Hills Golf Club.

Jong launches new novel at Decatur Book Festival

“Erica Jong in Conversation With Roxane Gay” on Sept. 4 at the Schwartz Performing Arts Center at Emory University is the keynote event for the 2015 AJC Decatur Book Festival.

Man charged in shooting death of teen at Spring Valley Apartments

Taron Turner, 19, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Edwin Baker, who died on Aug. 22 on Misty Waters Drive in Decatur.

Boston considering run for DA

DeKalb Solicitor General Sherry Boston is “strongly considering” a run for DeKalb County district attorney.

Jong launches new novel at Decatur Book Festival

“Erica Jong in Conversation With Roxane Gay” on Sept. 4 at the Schwartz Performing Arts Center at Emory University is the keynote event for the 2015 AJC Decatur Book Festival.

Rock 'n' Read at Scott Candler Library

Individuals and family members of all ages can Rock ’n’ Read With Heroes on Sept. 12 at Scott Candler Library in Decatur.

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US Rep. John Lewis hosts Job Fair

Author and U.S. Rep. John Lewis will discuss his graphic novel, “March: Book One,” on Sept. 3 at Georgia Perimeter College’s Clarkston campus for GPC Reads.

Free ride for MARTA patrons who use transit a lot

MARTA patrons who take 60 to 100 or more trips through Sept. 14 can earn two to four free round-trip Breeze tickets in the transit agency’s new Customer Rewards Program.

Ex-GDOT supervisor arraigned in bribery case

Former GDOT supervisor and Lithonia resident George H. Bell has been arraigned on federal charges of conspiracy and accepting bribes.

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Lewis to discuss his new novel at GPC

Author and U.S. Rep. John Lewis will discuss his graphic novel, “March: Book One,” on Sept. 3 at Georgia Perimeter College’s Clarkston campus for GPC Reads.

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Mayor Jackson seeking a second term

Lithonia Mayor Deborah Jackson is seeking a second term and plans to be among the first to qualify for the Nov. 3 election next week.

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Man charged in shooting death of teen at Decatur complex

Taron Turner, 19, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Edwin Baker, who died on Aug. 22 on Misty Waters Drive in Decatur.

DeKalb Jail probes inmate’s death

The DeKalb County Jail is probing the death of inmate James L. Williams.

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