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Extra computer time for job seekers

Job seekers can get extra computer time for their job hunt at an open lab on Aug. 23 at Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library.

Extra computer time for job seekers

Job seekers can get extra computer time for their job hunt at an open lab on Aug. 23 at Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library.

Comptroller stole $1.8 million from firm

A former company comptroller who stole more than $1.8 million from East West Manufacturing LLC has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

DeKalb tightens purchasing rules to help curb corruption

Contractors wanting to do business with DeKalb will have to play by new rules that require more competitive bidding and bar unethical companies from the process.

DeKalb tightens purchasing rules to help curb corruption

Contractors wanting to do business with DeKalb will have to play by new rules that require more competitive bidding and bar unethical companies from the process.

Vaughn Irons lauded for helping county revitalize

South DeKalb businessman Vaughn Irons was recognized recently for his many contributions to DeKalb County’s revitalization.

Employers needed for Watson job fair

Employers with job openings are needed to participate in DeKalb Commissioner Stan Watson’s fourth annual “Community Check-Up” Health, Wellness and Job Fair on Aug. 16.

Career event for teens, young adults

Teens and young adults can explore traditional and new career paths and training at DeKalb Workforce Development’s Youth ROCK! on Aug. 8 in Decatur.

Site work underway for DeKalb Farmers Market expansion

Construction crews are moving acres of red dirt on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Decatur to make way for Your DeKalb Farmers Market’s million-square-foot expansion.

May to recap year in CEO’s office

Business leaders, residents and other community stakeholders can hear DeKalb interim CEO Lee May reflect on his year in office and present his outlook for 2015 on July 30 at the DeKalb History Center in Decatur.

State jobless rate at 7.4% in June

Georgia’s jobless rate inched up to 7.4 percent in June due to seasonal job loss and temporary layoffs, while DeKalb County posted an 8.4 percent rise in new claims for unemployment insurance benefits in June.

Stone Mountain DDA accredited

The Stone Mountain Downtown Development Authority is now an accredited National Main Street Program.

Get a break from sales taxes on Aug. 1-2

Families shopping for back-to-school supplies and clothes will get a break from sales taxes on Aug. 1-2.

Walmart grants top $54 million

Three nonprofits serving residents of DeKalb County are among organizations in Georgia that have received more than $54 million in grants from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation in the last fiscal year.

SBA seeking grant proposals

The Small Business Administration is seeking proposals for up to $1.5 million in grant funding to help small disadvantaged businesses in its 8(a) Business Development Program.

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