More than 100 residents in the proposed city of Greenhaven heard that if they are not at the table when cityhood is being discussed, they will likely be on the menu.
Diane Howard, who was the lone candidate to qualify for the Lithonia City Council special election, will be sworn into office on Oct. 5. Howard will finish out the term of Al Franklin, who resigned to run for mayor.
Candidates for the special elections for Senate District 43 and House District 92 will attend an Oct. 8 forum at Macedonia Baptist Church in Conyers.
DeKalb Superior Court Clerk Debra DeBerry, who serves on more than a dozen nonprofit boards, now has a scholarship named for her.
Seniors are back on Candler Road with the opening on Sept. 22 of the long-awaited South DeKalb Senior Center. The $5 million facility at 1931 Candler Road is next door to the Scott Candler Library.
DeKalb’s interim CEO Lee May was apologizing to taxpayers and doing damage control on radio Thursday, the day after the “special independent” investigators he hired to root out corruption called for his resignation.
Twenty-five employers with hundreds of job vacancies were swamped by job hunters at the Heart of South DeKalb Festival on Sept. 26 at the Gallery at South DeKalb in Decatur.
Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce President Doreen Carter and Rockdale attorney Sherri Len Washington will face off in the Nov. 3 special election for the House District 92 seat.
Victims and survivors of domestic abuse will be remembered and honored at local events throughout October, National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Arts and music festivals in Avondale Estates and Pine Lake help usher in fall in DeKalb County. More than 90 local and regional artists and artisans, musicians, and chefs are featured at the Avondale Arts Alliance’s AutumnFest on Oct. 3-4 across from the historic Tudor Village in Avondale Estates.
Former Sandy Hook Elementary teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, who shielded her first-graders during the Newtown, Conn., school massacre in 2012, will discuss her memoir, “Choosing Hope,” on Oct. 6 at Holy Trinity Parish in Decatur.
Gospel dejay Reggie Gay will be the keynote speaker at the Men’s Day celebration at Ousley United Methodist Church on Oct. 11.
Former NBA player and sports broadcaster Mike “Stinger” Glenn will display his collection of rare books, time period newspapers, magazines, and portraits of black athletes Oct. 3-24 at Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.
DeKalb Superior Court Judge Mark Anthony Scott will be honored on Oct. 9 at the Fresno State Alumni Association’s Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala.
Title I families in the DeKalb School District now have 24/7 access to streaming videos to support their children’s learning through Family Engagement digital resources.
Patients being treated at the DeKalb Medical Cancer Center will benefit from the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce’s supply drive that takes place during October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
South DeKalb residents can have Coffee With a Cop on Oct. 5 at the Hardee’s restaurant on Bouldercrest Road in Atlanta.
Investigator Mike Bowers says Interim DeKalb CEO Lee May does not practice what he preaches and for that and other reasons, Bowers and investigator Richard Hyde have called for May’s resignation.
Classes are back to normal at Arabia Mountain High School and Murphey Candler Elementary in Lithonia...
DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are working on a water main break near Klondike Road and Browns Mill Road.