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Metro Atlantans to march in Selma

Hundreds of metro Atlantans will join thousands participating in the 50th anniversary march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on March 8.

May cleaning house at Development Authority

DeKalb interim CEO Lee May is overhauling the Development Authority of DeKalb County and is seeking candidates for nomination.

Community Cabinet moves to new school

Community Cabinet moves to new school

Johnson, caucus push for reform

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson and members of the Congressional Black Caucus presented criminal justice reform bills to President Obama on Feb. 10 at the White House.

Petition seeks to rename bridge

There is a move afoot to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge that figured so prominently in the 1965 civil rights struggle for voting rights for African-Americans.

Petition seeks to rename bridge

There is a move afoot to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge that figured so prominently in the 1965 civil rights struggle for voting rights for African-Americans.

GPTC: Adult Education Campus will open on Wesley Chapel this summer

GPTC’s new Wesley Chapel Road campus to open this summer

House bills for three new DeKalb cities introduced

Bills seeking referendums for the proposed cities of Stonecrest, LaVista Hills and Tucker were introduced in the Georgia Legislature this week.

Former Atlanta Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall dies

Embattled former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall died on March 2.

Orders being taken for plant sales

DeKalb residents can place orders through March 9 for azaleas, blueberries, hydrangeas, gardenias and other varieties for the DeKalb Cooperative Extension’s third annual plant sale.

Car crash shuts down Department of Labor career center

The Georgia Department of Labor’s DeKalb Career Center on Covington Highway in Decatur is closed indefinitely for repairs after a car flipped and crashed into a brick wall of the center on Feb. 28, causing a gas leak.

District 5 now on track to get commissioner

DeKalb commissioners are expected to vote for an interim District 5 commissioner at their March 10 meeting.

Full accreditation beckoning DeKalb Schools

The DeKalb School System is one step closer to full accreditation after the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools upgraded its status to “Accredited on Advisement.”

Doris Wells made library the center of community’s cultural, social life

Doris Wells, who left her stamp on the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library after 17 years as branch manager, died Feb. 27 at Northside Hospital after a brief illness.

Watson breakfast meeting relocates to Southwest DeKalb High

Commissioner Stan Watson’s DeKalb Community Breakfast meeting that for years has been held at Chapel Hill Middle School in Decatur is relocating permanently to the Southwest DeKalb High cafeteria.

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