Marvel superhero fans can meet Spider-Man and Captain America on Oct. 25 for an anti-bullying event at the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia.
Valarie Wilson, the Democratic candidate for state school superintendent, landed a big endorsement on Oct. 23 when John Barge, the Republican she is seeking to succeed, endorsed her for the job.
A Journey to Serenity Walk is taking place Oct. 26 in Lithonia Community Park to raise awareness about depression.
Healthy seniors who are 65 years and older can sign up to participate in a TOMMORROW clinical trial that is studying the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
Emory Healthcare has created www.emoryhealthcare.org/ebolaprep as a resource for health care organizations seeking best practices for safe and effective screening, diagnosis and treatment for patients with Ebola virus disease.
Local restaurants and chefs can sign up now to participate in Arabia Mountain High School’s fourth annual Taste of Arabia on Nov. 1.
Dr. Phyllis Edwards, superintendent of City Schools of Decatur, is among four candidates vying for state School Superintendent of the Year.
Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers has been named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
Ivy Preparatory Academy and Kittredge Magnet School are among 22 schools awarded Georgia SHAPE grants to fight childhood obesity and improve nutrition.
Four new early voting polls will open Oct. 27 in downtown Decatur, Stone Mountain, Brookhaven and Chamblee as the election season enters its final week.
Six YMCA volunteers from south DeKalb County will be among 22 men and women honored as 2014 Volunteers of the Year on Nov. 10 for their service to the YMCA of Metro Atlanta.
The Lou Walker Senior Center will donate more than 70 nutritious meals to homeless veterans for delivery to Fort McPherson through its Give-a-Meal Program on Oct. 29.
Generally speaking, I support a community in pursuit of self-determination. My reluctance to supporting additional new cities in DeKalb County is based on the lack of cohesiveness with which new cities are often created.
Clarkston will be the subject of a nationally televised documentary airing Nov. 1 on PBS.
Dr. Thomas W. Glanton Jr. is Southwest DeKalb High’s new principal.
The fate of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis continues to hang in the balance in the wake of the mistrial declared by DeKalb Superior Court Judge Courtney Johnson on Oct. 23.
A number of South DeKalb churches are encouraging their members to vote early in the Nov. 4 general election and to take part in the county’s historic Sunday vote on Oct. 26.
We are seeing an increasing number of reports, articles and editorials about the difference between the prices of houses in the north metro area as compared to south-side communities.
Kids can have a frightfully fun time at Jodeco Road United Methodist Church’s annual Trunks-of-Treats on Oct. 26 in Stockbridge.
The city of Clarkston will be the focus of DeKalb Board of Health initiatives to curb youth violence.