DeKalb Commission District 5 runoff candidate Mereda Davis Johnson has picked up endorsements from former opponents Gina Mangham and Gregory Adams.
Citizens for a Healthy and Safe Environment are preparing to oppose the construction of an asphalt plant at 1913 Rock Chapel Road in Lithonia.
About 41.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home for the Fourth of July holiday.
The statue of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. that will grace Georgia’s State Capitol grounds in Atlanta will be created by Henry County-based sculptor Andy Davis.
The three security guards who were caught on video beating a 15-year-old youth at the Mall at Stonecrest on June 27 have been suspended without pay and banned from the mall.
Suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis was found guilty on four of the nine counts against him on July 1 and was immediately taken into custody
School supplies are needed by July 13 for VFW Post 4706 and its auxiliary’s drive to serve 150 students in five schools.
DeKalb Schools’ new superintendent, Dr. Stephen Green, took the oath of office on July 1.
After 76 years of twice-a-week garbage collection, DeKalb residents will have their trash picked up once a week starting July 6.
Three security guards who were caught on video beating a 15-year-old at the Mall at Stonecrest on June 27 have been suspended without pay and banned from the mall.
Rain didn’t stop more than 1,000 people from rallying outside the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta on June 26 to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling that makes gay marriage constitutional throughout the nation.
On Feb. 8, 2013, when Michael Thurmond took over the DeKalb School System, it was teetering on the brink of a precipice.
The jury in the corruption retrial of suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis completed its first full day of deliberation on June 25 without reaching a verdict on the nine counts of extortion, bribery and theft he is facing.
Family and friends of the nine victims of the June 17 shootings at Emanuel AME in Charleston, S.C., and church members are picking up the pieces of their shattered lives and burying their dead this week.
Voters in DeKalb Commission District 5 can hear from runoff candidates Mereda Davis Johnson and George Turner at two upcoming forums in Lithonia.