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John Lewis, others endorse Nunn at Get Out the Vote rally

U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn says she will represent all of Georgia’s citizens if she is elected.

Wesley Chapel Library reopens after five month closure

After being closed for more than five months, the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library reopened for business on Oct. 31.

Hot races fuel rosy voter turnout projections

When the polls open at 7 a.m. on Election Day on Nov. 4, more than 395,000 DeKalb registered voters will be eligible to cast ballots. Democrats are hoping that the majority of them will vote to help make a difference ...

Portion of Candler Road project to be finished by Dec. 15

The Candler Road Waterline Replacement, Landscaping and Resurfacing Project is under way again and motorists and businesses along the busy corridor can expect traffic interruptions and water shutoffs through Dec. 15.

Sunday voting a hit in South DeKalb

Early voters turned out in huge numbers at the Gallery at South DeKalb in Decatur for their first-ever chance to cast ballots on Sunday ahead of the Nov. 4 elections for U.S. Senate, governor and many other statewide offices.

Superheroes to fight bullying during Stonecrest appearance

Marvel superhero fans can meet Spider-Man and Captain America on Oct. 25 for an anti-bullying event at the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia.

Republican Barge endorses Democrat Wilson for superintendent

Valarie Wilson, the Democratic candidate for state school superintendent, landed a big endorsement on Oct. 23 when John Barge, the Republican she is seeking to succeed, endorsed her for the job.

South metro area is flooded with ‘underwater’ properties

We are seeing an increasing number of reports, articles and editorials about the difference between the prices of houses in the north metro area as compared to south-side communities.

Churches mobilize for Souls to Polls drive

A number of South DeKalb churches are encouraging their members to vote early in the Nov. 4 general election and to take part in the county’s historic Sunday vote on Oct. 26.

Ellis’ fate unknown in the wake of mistrial

The fate of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis continues to hang in the balance in the wake of the mistrial declared by DeKalb Superior Court Judge Courtney Johnson on Oct. 23.

YMCA to honor six volunteers from South DeKalb

Six YMCA volunteers from south DeKalb County will be among 22 men and women honored as 2014 Volunteers of the Year on Nov. 10 for their service to the YMCA of Metro Atlanta.

Lou Walker Center seeks help for vets

The Lou Walker Senior Center will donate more than 70 nutritious meals to homeless veterans for delivery to Fort McPherson through its Give-a-Meal Program on Oct. 29.

Halloween activities in full swing

Kids can have a frightfully fun time at Jodeco Road United Methodist Church’s annual Trunks-of-Treats on Oct. 26 in Stockbridge.

Clarkston explores youth violence

The city of Clarkston will be the focus of DeKalb Board of Health initiatives to curb youth violence.

Mistrial declared in Burrell Ellis trial

After 11 days of deliberations in the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis, during which the jury on four occasions told Superior Court Judge Courtney Johnson that they were deadlocked, the judge took them at their word and ...

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