Atlanta Police arrested at least 21 people Tuesday night after incidents that followed a peaceful downtown rally protesting the St. Louis County grand jury’s decision on Nov. 24 to not indict Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Hundreds of youths and adults are expected at a vigil to protest the St. Louis County grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police office Darren Wilson in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Blueprint DeKalb, a nine-member community action group of residents organized in February, is pushing for a series of reforms aimed at rebuilding public trust in DeKalb government by improving ethics and transparency.
DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker is leaving the bench on March 1, 2015.
Solid Rock AME Zion Church in Lithonia will pull out all stops to welcome its new pastor, the Rev. Karim Louis Currey.
This Thanksgiving, April Jones and her family have much to be thankful for, and at the top of the list is the recovery of their daughter McKinley Parks, who underwent a bone marrow transplant at age 3.
Georgia’s unemployment rate declined to 7.7 percent in October with the creation of more than 33,000 new jobs in the state.
Sir Dalvin Holloman is the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta’s Youth of the Year.
Residents who need help with their heating bills this winter will benefit from a $190,000 donation to H.E.A.T. from Atlanta Gas Light.
Goodwill of North Georgia is expanding its footprint in DeKalb with a new $15 million retail store and two-story career center now under construction one block east of North DeKalb Mall near Decatur.
More than 1.3 million Georgians will be traveling this Thanksgiving to be with family and friends for the holiday.
Santa parades into Stone Mountain Village on Nov. 28 to light its Christmas tree.
Kids can have a bite to eat with Santa on Dec. 6 at Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church.
High school ROTC programs are competing to see who can collect the most canned and nonperishable food for needy families in Commissioner Stan Watson’s fourth annual “Every Can Counts Campaign.”
Tiffany Wilson knew the turkey she stood in line for two hours to get on Nov. 22 wouldn’t be enough to feed the 20 people coming to Thanksgiving dinner, but she was happy for the helping hand.
Avondale Estates is accepting donations for the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade that brings holiday cheer to clients and patients of the Georgia Regional Hospital in Decatur and other state facilities.
A spectacular fireworks show will light the way for Santa’s arrival in the city of Clarkston on Dec. 4.
Shoppers and children taking a photo with Santa Hugh at North DeKalb Mall in Decatur can get into the spirit with the mall’s model train exhibit and annual free Holiday Sounds music series featuring performers from area churches and elementary and middle schools.
Black Friday, the start of the annual holiday shopping season, is looking better this year than last year this time. Shopping surveys from the National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade association, estimate a 4.1 percent increase in sales to $616.9 billion, the first increase above 4 percent since 2011.
MARTA representatives will be recruiting bus operators on Dec. 4 at the Department of Labor’s North Metro Career Center in Atlanta.