Voters showing up at candidate forums for the May 24 primary and nonpartisan election season have been hard pressed to hear from all candidates in some of the high-profile seats up for grabs.
Brannon Hill Condominiums residents will begin cleaning up their trash-strewn complex in Clarkston on May 7 to stave off a government takeover.
If your mom loves spending time with family in the great outdoors, consider a visit to Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites on her special day.
Arabia Mountain High senior Toni Hodges earned a $3,500 scholarship to the Art Institute of Atlanta in the 2016 Congressional Arts Competition.
More than a dozen homeowners who say they have suffered damage to their homes from blasting at the Snapfinger Wastewater Treatment Plant have turned to Gov. Nathan Deal for help.
Residents with a mental health condition and their caregivers will be honored at NAMI DeKalb’s Candlelight Vigil on May 6 at the Decatur Square Bandstand.
Preschoolers and grade-school kids can celebrate their mothers with activities at DeKalb Public Library branches beginning May 4.
Book club members will discuss “A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother” by Janny Scott on May 2 at the Gresham Library.
Volunteers and vendors are needed for the Friends of Chapel Hill Park Community Yard Sale fundraiser on May 13-14.
Students and their parents can attend a college planning workshop on May 5 at Lithonia City Hall.
Young chess players can compete in the 21st annual Beau Hardeman Memorial Open K-12 Scholastic Chess Tournament on May 14 at the Gresham Park Recreation Center in Atlanta.
Novice, intermediate and expert players will take part in the DeKalb School District’s fourth annual Chess Club Fair on May 7 at Stone Mountain Middle School.
The Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia is the first senior center in the United States to receive the Acopia Harvest Hydroponic “Green Machine,” which will serve its nutrition and gardening program.
Families can access special workshops to help their students succeed at the second annual My Brother’s Keeper Summit DeKalb on May 7 at Miller Grove High in Lithonia.
DeKalb Superintendent R. Stephen Green has completed his senior staff with the appointment of Dr. Lisa Lynne Martin as chief academic and accountability officer and Chezia A. Calloway as executive director for exceptional education.
Retired Judge Horace Ward, a civil rights trailblazer who became the first African-American to serve as a judge on a United States District Court in Georgia, died on April 23 at his home in Atlanta.
Parents can learn how to build strong connections for language in their babies’ brains on April 28 at the launch of the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library.
Learn how to get your financial house in order at Budgeting for Success on April 25 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
Job seekers and other residents can attend the Resource Partners Expo on April 28 at DeKalb Workforce Development in Decatur.
Residents in need of a free hot meal can get one every second and fourth Tuesday beginning April 26 at Decatur Bible Chapel’s Soup Kitchen in Lithonia.