Decatur could become home to the headquarters and practice fields for the new Atlanta United FC Major League Soccer team.
Convicted DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis is appealing his five-year sentence for attempted theft by extortion and perjury.
Thousands turned out to the Mall at Stonecrest on July 25 for CrossRoadsNews' annual Family & Back-to-School Expo on the Mall's lower level.
Safe handling of produce and fresh-squeezed juice is especially important during the summer months because foodborne bacteria multiply faster in warm weather and fresh fruits and vegetables are often consumed raw.
More than 1,800 DeKalb School District teachers received merit pay awards up to $2,500 from the federal Race to the Top program.
City Schools of Decatur stakeholders can offer their perspectives on the most desirable characteristics and skills that the new superintendent should possess at a community forum on Aug. 5.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s new South DeKalb campus will open its doors to students on Aug. 19.
Residents can pick up pointers on personal finances at Get Out of Debt on Aug. 3 and Aug. 8 at the Salem-Panola Library in Lithonia.
Computer security expert Steve Norfolk will present Internet Security on Aug. 8 at Redan-Trotti Library in Lithonia.
A simple heart scan may help identify patients at risk for premature death, a new study by Emory University researchers suggests.
Students at Murphey Candler Elementary in Lithonia will benefit from the Arabia Mountain Run on Aug. 16.
Donors, vendors, sponsors and volunteers are needed for the S.M.I.L.E.S. Back-to-School Jamboree on Aug. 9 at the Midway Recreation Center in Decatur.
Attorney Christopher E. Bruce and Nikki Forman, a public relations/communications professional, have been appointed to the DeKalb Board of Ethics
DeKalb State Court Judge Dax López has been nominated for a federal judgeship on the U.S. District Court in Atlanta.
DeKalb County lifted a boil water advisory on July 27 after more than 100 lab tests confirmed that there were no health risks for residents from a water main break.
DeKalb residents are still under a boil water advisory even though a water main break that occurred on July 24 in the Tucker area has been repaired.
Super District 7 Commissioner Stan Watson is collecting book bags and school supplies for his annual Back-to-School “Book Um and Bag Um” drive throughout July.
Free health screenings for hypertension and diabetes will be available on Aug. 1 at the DeKalb NAACP Health Fair at the Gallery at South DeKalb Mall in Decatur.
Mosquitoes are winging their way into a back yard or home near you and bringing with them potential health risks.
Kids and tweens can pick up tips on healthy eating at programs on July 28 and 29 at the Covington Library in Decatur.