Funniest Twitter responses to Halle Berry’s Hair at the Oscars 2017

Funniest Twitter responses to Halle Berry’s Hair at the Oscars 2017

Bob Mathis Elementary girls to see Hidden Figures movies with help of neighbors

Fifty-one fourth and fifth grade girls from Bob Mathis Elementary will get to see the popular 2016 biographical film Hidden Figures, compliments of two homeowners associations near the Decatur school. The students – 27 fourth graders and 24 fifth graders ...

Retired AME bishop, wife get Wesley Woods Foundation award

Retired AME Bishop John Hurst Adams and his wife, Dr. Dolly Desselle Adams, are being honored by the Foundation at Wesley Woods as 2017 Heroes, Saints and Legends recipients. The Adamses, both in their 80s, will be celebrated at a ...

Korean officials to erect statue at civil rights institution to memorialize the many sex trafficking victims

Korean officials to erect statue at civil rights institution to memorialize the many sex trafficking victims

Stonecrest candidates for mayor and District 4 talk up themselves

During a spirited Feb. 19 election forum, the three candidates for Stonecrest mayor and the five seeking the district 4 council seat discussed the top issues facing the new city and what they would do about them.

Three women of ‘Hidden Figures’ are no longer hidden

“Hidden Figures,” which went into general distribution in January, was optioned while Margot Lee Shetterly was writing her book, “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” The ...

Funniest Donald Trump memes as president

Funniest Donald Trump memes as president: The 45th president of the United States has inspired hysteria and anger among the American populace in just his first month in the Oval Office.

'Hidden Figures' star Taraji P. Henson's sexiest photos

'Hidden Figures' star Taraji P. Henson's sexiest photos: Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson has long dazzled audiences with her superb acting skills, and has dazzled men with her alluring beauty and smoldering on-screen persona.

YMCA volunteers sing the praises of nonprofit which serves the community

Eight teens and adults who give their time to the YMCAs in DeKalb County to the serve the community were recognized for their service recently. The volunteers were among 44 men, women, and youth honored as Volunteers of the Year ...

DeKalb County honors 'living legacies' for Black History Month

A freedom rider, a pioneering mayor, a disability advocate, and a retired military officer were among seven DeKalb residents honored with proclamations at the DeKalb Board of Commissioners annual Black History Month recognition program on Feb. 14.

GSU multicultural series explores Black Panther revolutionary images

Revolutionary Images: Graphic Novel Discussion of Black Panther

Damien Wimes, Southwest DeKalb High's new head coach, on familiar turf

Coach Damien Wimes retuns to Southwest DeKalb High School to Continue Winning Tradition: As the newest caretaker to this fiercely proud football power, Wimes aspires to replicate some of the gridiron feats of his legendary mentor, Coach Buck Godfrey, for ...

MLK Drum Major Service Awards for CrossRoadsNews, Parkers

CrossroadsNews and its owners Jennifer and Curtis Parker are 2017 MLK Drum Major for Service Award recipients. The Parkers and their community newspaper, which has been covering South DeKalb County since 1995, were recognized by the Howey Hudson Lowe Foundation.

Judge Seeliger completes donating $60,000 to three lawyers groups

DeKalb Superior Court Judge Clarence Seeliger has completed his donation of more than $60,000 to three attorney groups for scholarships and for making legal help available to indigent clients. Seeliger gave the final donations of $5,000 each to the DeKalb ...

GPTC top student and instructor headed to regional competition

GPTC accounting student Sonya Bingham and business management instructor Ramona Pollard have received top honors at their college and will represent it in upcoming regional and state competitions. Bingham won GPTC’s 2017 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership for excellence in ...