Interim CEO Lee May will talk with residents at the Maloof Auditorium on Aug. 26 and at the Dunwoody Library on Aug. 27 in his series of community meetings reviewing his first year in office.
Decatur Cooperative Ministry Inc. and three other Atlanta-based groups have been awarded more than $4.6 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs to fight veterans’ homelessness, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson announced on Aug. 19.
DeKalb’s Operations Task Force subcommittee on governance is meeting Aug. 27 at the Maloof Auditorium in downtown Decatur.
Imam Plemon El-Amin will lead a discussion of “Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam” by F.E. Peters on Aug. 26 at Scott Candler Library.
Women golfers can raise their game in the 10th annual DeKalb Chamber Golf Tournament set for Sept. 15 at the Druid Hills Golf Club with the addition of a Women’s Golf Clinic.
Individuals who need help surfing the Internet or conducting research can Book-A-Librarian for Aug. 27 at Salem-Panola Library.
Child advocates and their friends and supporters will bike in the DeKalb CASA Tour de’ CASA at Milam Park in Clarkston on Sept. 6.
Bishop Jonathan Holston, South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church resident bishop, will be the guest speaker at Ousley UMC’s Men’s Day on Aug. 31.
Can’t wait to get your hands on the latest reads? Then make your way to the 2014 Fall Book Preview on Aug. 27 at the Decatur Library and find out what books you need to watch for.
Erika Hayes James has taken the helm as dean of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, marking the first time a minority woman will lead a full-time MBA program at a top-25 business school.
Metro Atlanta’s jobless rate rose to 8 percent in July, and seasonal factors such as temporary layoffs in educational services and manufacturing were cited again as the cause for the increase.
DeKalb’s Mobile Career Center is on the road again and will make stops on Aug. 26 and 27 in Tucker and Decatur.
Women hankering for a MAC Cosmetics makeover close to home, can get one free on Aug. 29 and 30 at Macy’s in the Gallery at South DeKalb mall.
Children and adults can commune with a few fine-feathered friends at the Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Walk on Aug. 30 at Panola Mountain State Park in Stockbridge.
The fictional historical play “Six Triple Eight” will be on stage at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center this fall, and schools and art teachers can begin reserving tickets now.
Three closed schools that educated thousands of DeKalb County students between 1935 and 2009 no longer exist.
The protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer came to the streets of downtown Atlanta on Monday.
The controversial RaceTrac gas station and convenience store that was planned for the corner of Wesley Chapel Road and Snapfinger Woods Drive in Decatur is not happening anytime soon.
Families with young adults with developmental disabilities can take part in a workshop series on sexuality starting Aug. 26.
More than 100 DeKalb teens and young adults joined Youth ROCK! for workshops on traditional and nontraditional career paths and heard inspiring speeches and tapped into their creative sides.