Seventeen months after DeKalb District 5 Commissioner Lee May was tapped by Gov. Nathan Deal to be interim CEO, the 140,000 residents of his district are still without representation on the Board of Commissioners.
Two DeKalb police officers are recovering from gunshot wounds after an early morning shootout on Dec. 12 with two home invasion suspects in Decatur.
Nancy Jester took her seat Dec. 9 on the DeKalb Board of Commissioners as the District 1 commissioner four months after her predecessor, Elaine Boyer, resigned in disgrace.
The controversial Green Energy Partners gasification plant that was planned for Lithonia will not happen with a contract from DeKalb County.
Tickets for the DeKalb County Black Tie Holiday Scholarship Ball are now on sale.
Residents who need child support services can now contact the Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Child Support Services at 1-844-MYGADHS (1-844-694-2347).
MARTA is moving aggressively to roll out the first bus service and paratransit service in Clayton County in March 2015 and grow it rapidly into a network of routes.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson has introduced grand jury reform legislation to address the controversy surrounding the investigation of police officers in the killing of civilians.
A proposal to breathe new life into the struggling mixed-use Panola Slope development on Covington Highway in Decatur is coming before the DeKalb Board of Commissioners for a vote on Dec. 16.
Suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis will head back to DeKalb Superior Court on June 1, 2015 for a retrial on corruption charges, according to an order issued on Dec. 10 by Judge Courtney Johnson.
Residents have been noticing the increased presence of DeKalb Police on streets and interstates as the holiday season shifts into high gear.
Civil rights pioneer Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery is recovering from surgery after fracturing his hip in a fall
The controversial Green Energy Partners gasification plant that was planned for Lithonia will not happen.
Nancy Jester was sworn in as the newest member of the DeKalb County Board of Commissioner on Dec. 8 filling the three years left on the term of longtime Dist. 1 commissioner Elaine Boyer who resigned in August.
Friday evening rush hour commuters who use Candler Road may want to take alternate routes after a construction accident at Candler and Kelly Lake road.