Gregory Adams, an Emory Police Officer, won the DeKalb Commission Super District 7 seat in the Dec. 6 runoff with 3,539 or 52.24 percent of the votes.
Some 9,618 students at 20 DeKalb elementary schools were being exposed to unsafe levels of lead in their drinking water until DeKalb Schools identified the exposures and are removing them.
The Wendy’s restaurant on Candler Road is expected to reopen Dec. 12 after a $500,000 makeover. The renovation, which has been underway since Nov. 5, is updating the look of the restaurant with its urban design that includes a red ...
Crews completed a sanitary sewer improvement project in the Columbia Drive/Rainbow Drive area of Decatur ahead of schedule and under budget, the DeKalb Department of Watershed Management has announced.
Registration is open at www.dekalbganaacp.org for groups and individuals who want to march in the DeKalb NAACP’s 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Jan. 16. The deadline is Dec. 31.
Criminal defense attorney Clara King will discuss “Keeping Kids Out of Prison” on Dec. 14 at the Atlanta Friends Meeting House in Decatur.
County officials, DeKalb Public Library trustees, administrators and staff will break ground on Dec. 12 for the new Ellenwood Library, the first new branch since the Scott Candler Library opened in 2012.
John W. Jackson Jr. of Decatur and Corry Sandlin of Marietta have received federal prison sentences and ordered to pay restitution for stealing their respective deceased parent’s government benefits worth more than $500,000.
Randal Mangham now says he misspoke when he recently disputed a question about more than $16,000 in ethics penalties and unpaid property taxes. But those sums, courthouse and tax records show, are just a smidgen of the debts he’s run ...
The Supreme Court of Georgia has unanimously reversed the attempted extortion and perjury convictions against former DeKalb Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis, for his alleged attempts to “shake down” a county contractor for campaign contributions.
A pre-legislative session town hall meeting hosted by the DeKalb House Delegation has been rescheduled for Dec. 15 at the Maloof Auditorium in Decatur.
Holiday shoppers found bargains and deep discounts as they crowded South DeKalb stores and malls on Black Friday, Nov. 25, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season.
A three-mile stretch of the South River Trail has been renamed the Michelle Obama Walking Trail.
Randal Mangham, who is a candidate in the Dec. 6 runoff election for DeKalb Commission Super District 7 seat, has paid off a 7-year-old fine for ethics violations that he denied ever having.
Four star athletes from Southwest DeKalb High School will reap rewards for years of hard work and dedication in fall 2017 when they enter Division 1 colleges and universities on full athletic scholarships worth more than $84,000.