Sherry Boston will be DeKalb’s new district attorney and Mike Thurmond won the Democratic primary for DeKalb CEO in a landslide.
Voting in the May 24 primary and special election got off to a brisk start with poll workers at South DeKalb precincts reporting voter turnout so far appears better than it's been in recent elections.
The 50 students who topped the Class of 2016 with the highest grade point averages were celebrated by the DeKalb School District at its annual Valedictorian and Salutatorian Recognition Ceremony on May 5.
Small-business owners will learn from experts and network with U.S. Department of Energy representatives and prime contractors working with the DOE at an expo on May 23-25 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
Interim Tax Commissioner Irvin Johnson and attorney Susannah Scott answered questions about their qualifications for the tax commissioner’s job in a May 16 forum at New Life Baptist Church.
Employee morale emerged quickly as the focus of a DeKalb County sheriff’s candidates forum in Decatur this week.
Millionaire Jim Barksdale, who wants to leave the business world for the U.S. Senate, says the burdens of underemployment and income inequality hurt everyone.
Aomeng Cui got a perfect 2400 score on the SAT on the one and only time she took the exam. She is Chamblee Charter High School Magnet valedictorian with a GPA of 4.443.
Michael Thurmond wants to “change the trajectory” of the county and build a model community that others will look to emulate.
In one of his campaign mailers to voters, incumbent District Attorney Robert James describes himself as “gang-busting and toddler-cuddling.”
Two years ago when friends began telling Sherry Boston that she should run for DeKalb district attorney, it was not an easy sell.
Robert Blazer, founder of Your DeKalb Farmers Market, keynotes the DeKalb Chamber’s 2016 Apex Awards on May 25.
The DeKalb Board of Health has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board, one of fewer than 200 health departments nationally that have been awarded accreditation through PHAB.
Learn to play chess or join in a game on May 24 at the Covington Library in Decatur.
It’s party time for DeKalb residents 55 and older at Viva La Vida on May 25 at the Decatur Library. The party limit is 100 – call 404-508-7190, Ext. 2257, to register.
Aspiring writers can attend the Creative Writing Group meeting on May 24 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library in Decatur.
Parents and kids can drop by the DeKalb Police South Precinct and pick up a free children’s book throughout the summer as part of its “Encouraging Our Kids to Read” initiative.
Thousands of books and CDs will be available for purchase on May 28 at the Friends of the Decatur Library’s annual Memorial Day book sale on the front lawn.
Rising second-graders through rising eighth-graders have until June 3 to sign up for the June 11 spelling bee at the Caribbean American Heritage Month celebration at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library.
Atlanta-based photographer and storyteller Brent Walker will discuss “The Hidden South – Come Home” on May 24 at the Decatur Library.