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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 ...

Ellis jury deadlocked but still deliberating

On its tenth day of deliberations, the jury in the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis has told Superior Court Judge Courtney Johnson for a third time that they are deadlocked and cannot reach a verdict.

Students from Ebola hot spots need CDC approval for school

DeKalb Schools will not enroll students from Ebola hot spots in West Africa or the United States without proper documentation from the CDC that they’re unaffected by the virus.

Jail automates information system

The DeKalb Jail now has an automated information system to guide the general public.

Wells Fargo seeks student leaders

Residents with water and wastewater system issues can call the Watershed Management Emergency Dispatch Office at its new telephone number – 770-270-6243.

Summit promotes neighborly competition, connections

Neighborhood, civic and homeowners associations can compete for a $1,000 “Most Connected” award at DeKalb’s sixth annual Neighborhood Summit on Nov. 1 at Tucker High School.

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