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Annual Moore’s Ford Bridge March on April 4 to honor Dr. King

State Rep. Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta) will lead the 12th annual march to Moore’s Ford Bridge on April 4 in Walton County to mark the 47th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and to demand the arrest and prosecution ...

May to host forum in City of Lithonia

Residents can offer input on interim CEO Lee May’s 2015 priorities for DeKalb County on April 7 at Lithonia City Hall.

Gateway beautification project reaches Candler Road

A year after DeKalb County broke ground on its $1.2 million Gateway/Interchange Beautification project, cleanup has finally started on the I-20/Candler Road ramps.A year after DeKalb County broke ground on its $1.2 million Gateway/Interchange Beautification project, cleanup has finally started ...

Orson facing questions about annexation emails

DeKalb School Board District 2 member Marshall Orson is facing reprimands or public censure from fellow board members for possible violation of board policy after allegedly encouraging the annexation of the Druid Hills neighborhood into the city of Atlanta, which ...

Ga. Court of Appeals reverses ruling to release Reid, Pope

DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker’s release of Patricia Reid and her ex-husband, architect Tony Pope, from prison has been reversed by the Georgia Court of Appeals.

Retired judge faces six ethics counts in DeKalb Schools case

Former DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker is being brought up on six ethics charges before the Georgia Supreme Court for her handling of the 2013 DeKalb Schools corruption case.

Morris Williams says abrupt departure is retirement, nothing more

Morris Williams’ sudden departure from DeKalb County government on March 24 caught interim CEO Lee May’s administration by surprise, but Williams told Cross­Roads­News on Wednesday that he had been planning it for months.

Boyer sentenced to 14 months in federal prison

Former DeKalb Commissioner Elaine Boyer will serve 14 months in federal prison for swindling DeKalb taxpayers out of more than $90,000.

Stonecrest city passes Senate, heads to House

The proposed city of Stonecrest passed the Georgia Senate on March 24 and is now headed to the House.

Recorders Court settles ACLU suit over jail time for fees

The American Civil Liberties Union and DeKalb County reached a settlement in a federal suit alleging improper jailing of people for inability to pay traffic fines.

Orson facing questions about annexation emails

DeKalb School Board District 2 member Marshall Orson is facing reprimands or public censure from fellow board members for possible violation of board policy after allegedly encouraging the annexation of the Druid Hills neighborhood into the city of Atlanta, which ...

Conditional support voiced for school takeover law

DeKalb Superintendent Michael Thurmond surprised critics of Gov. Nathan Deal’s plan to take over failing schools when he voiced qualified support for the idea at a meetings with the Legislative Black Caucus and the DeKalb Delegation at the State Capitol ...

Stonecrest City bill passes Georgia senate

A bill that would create a new city of Stonecrest in South DeKalb County passed the Georgia Senate on March 24, one step closer to winning a spot on a November referendum ballot.

Court of Appeals reverses release of Reid, Pope

DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker’s release of Patricia Reid and her ex-husband, architect Tony Pope, from prison has been reversed by the Georgia Court of Appeals.

Boyer sentenced to 14 months in federal prison

Former DeKalb Commissioner Elaine Boyer will serve 14 months in federal prison for swindling DeKalb taxpayers out of more than $90,000.

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