Mime to transport expo audience with his performances

When your moniker is “The Chozen 1” you have to bring it every time and that is exactly what mime Antonio Hinton does in his performances. At the CrossRoadsNews Oct. 15 Seniors/Baby Boomers Expo at the Mall at Stonecrest, he ...

The Beulah Boys now dancing with a purpose

Since their inception in 2009, the Beulah Boys have been line dancing just to entertain. This year, not anymore. After three of the group's eight members – Herbert Jackson, 77, Chico Hill and Jerry Heard, both 65 – have battled ...

Homegoing service set for SWD coach Michael Tanks

Family, friends and the Southwest DeKalb High School community will say their goodbyes to head coach Michael Tanks on Aug. 13.

Conservatory of Dance engaging mind, body and spirit

After 30 years of teaching dance, Michelle Douglas, founder and artistic director of the Conservatory of Dance and Fine Arts, is now working with the children of some of her former students.

Jenae's Dance Experience heading toward an amazing year

Over the past year, Jenae’s Dance Experience Performing Arts Studio has quadrupled in space, doubled in students and started a competition dance team that takes first place everywhere it goes.

District hosts pep rally for new school year

DeKalb School Superintendent R. Stephen Green will share the district’s vision for the new school year at its third annual Back to School Pep Rally on Aug. 5.

Flexible hours for immunizations, screenings at Board of Health centers

The DeKalb Board of Health is offering Saturday and evening back-to-school hours for immunizations and screenings at its health centers.

Sales tax holiday to help with back-to-school shopping

Back-to-school shoppers can take advantage of the Georgia sales tax holiday on July 30-31 for clothing, computers and school supplies.

South Precinct collecting school supplies for giveaway

The DeKalb Police South Precinct is collecting school supplies for its Back-to-School Community Extravaganza on Aug. 2 during National Night Out.

Kingdom Fellowship hosting back-to-school supplies giveaway

Families needing school supplies for the new school year can get some on Aug. 6 at Kingdom Fellowship Christian Church's Community Meet & Greet/Back-to-School Jamboree in Decatur.

Newly diagnosed HIV cases in DeKalb highest among ages 13-24

On a mission to curb the spread of HIV, DeKalb County public health workers are offering rapid HIV testing anywhere people congregate, from festivals and colleges to barbershops, libraries and street corners.

Singer Zion Moore bringing it back home at BTS Expo

Fresh from “slaying it” at the 2016 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Columbia High School’s rising senior Zion Moore will be on the Main Stage at the 11th annual CrossRoadsNews Family and Back-to-School Expo at the Mall at Stonecrest.

Former radio, TV personality to serve as expo emcee

Lillie Shaw-Lomax, a former television news reporter and anchor and radio talk show host turn CME Minister, will be Mistress of Ceremonies for the CrossRoadsNews 11th annual Family & Back-to-School Expo at the Mall at Stonecrest on July 23.

Expo is chock-full of information, surprises and giveaways

The new school year will be kicking off on Aug. 8 and the to-do checklist is long. There are immunizations to get; back-school screenings to be done; and school supplies, uniforms and school clothes to buy. And then everyone has ...

There’s no wealth without health – make yourself a priority

You’re busy. I know, I know. I’m busy, too. We’re all busy. We are so busy that we tend to make decisions that put our health and well-being on the back burner.