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DeKalb Jail probes inmate’s death

The DeKalb County Jail is probing the death of inmate James L. Williams.

Police investigate fatal shooting off Candler Road

The bullet-riddled body of man was found on Misty Waters Drive in Decatur this morning.

Julian Bond's friends, DeKalb NAACP mourn him at bodies of water

The DeKalb NAACP, Ambassador Andrew Young and friends of Julian Bond will gather today, Saturday Aug. 22 at bodies of waters to remember the late civil rights icon.

Julian Bond remembered as 'champion of equality for all'

Tributes poured in this week from elected officials and community leaders for Julian Bond, former NAACP chairman, a key figure in the 1960s civil rights movement, a Georgia lawmaker for 19 years, and a lifelong champion of equal rights.

Julian Bond to be buried at sea

Civil rights icon Julian Bond will be cremated and his ashes scattered in the Gulf of Mexico on Aug. 22 at 2 p.m.

GPTC’s South DeKalb Campus to ‘get job done’

Georgia Piedmont Technical College cut the ribbon on its 50,000-square-foot South DeKalb Campus in Decatur on Thursday, calling it a “great moment” for DeKalb County.

Boyer’s husband gets year, day in federal prison in fraud case

John Boyer, who masterminded his wife’s theft of $85,000 in DeKalb County taxpayers’ funds, is going to federal prison for one year and one day.

School district revises 2015 graduation numbers

The DeKalb School District has revised its numbers for the class of 2015 to show that one in eight, and not one in nine, seniors did not get high school diplomas at May 2015 graduations.

Stonecrest library production takes on bullying

“Don’t Be a Bully! Speak Up, Speak Out!” on Aug. 29 at Stonecrest Library is geared toward kids, teens and adults.

55,581 Georgia residents use ACA special enrollment period

More than 55,500 Georgia residents selected a health coverage plan through the HealthCare.gov platform using a special enrollment period between Feb. 23 and June 30.

Pothole progress

DeKalb has repaired more than 3,600 potholes and resurfaced 13.84 miles of road so far in 2015.

District launches first aquaponics lab at McNair Academy

DeKalb’s School District is growing a crop of young farmers at McNair Discovery Learning Academy where students will grow food by aquaponics – soilless agriculture.

President Carter begins treatment for brain and liver cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter has cancer in his liver and brain.

Julian Bond remembered as 'champion of equality for all'

Tributes are pouring in from elected officials and community leaders in memory of Julian Bond, former Chairman of the NAACP, a key figure in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, a Georgia lawmaker for 19 years and a lifelong ...

DeKalb ethics board chairman resigns

DeKalb Ethics Board Chairman John Ernst announced his resignation on Aug. 14 after serving in the post for two years.

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