The Rev. Gerald Durley, former pastor of Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta, has been recognized by the White House as a “Champion of Change” for his efforts in protecting the environment and communities from the effects of climate change.
Stonecrest City organizer and former concert promoter Jason Lary has thrown his hat in the ring for the Senate District 43 seat being vacated by Sen. Ronald Ramsey.
Eugene Thompson, who helped guide the DeKalb County School System during its desegregation in the late 1960s, has died.
Friends and family are mourning the passing of author and former DeKalb County educator Adrienne Willis Bradshaw of Conyers, who died on July 12 after a long battle with lymphoma.
Misty Copeland has been promoted to the rank of principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, its first African-American principal ballerina in its 75-year history.
Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Simon Ramos of Conyers has been presented with the Purple Heart for wounds he sustained in Vietnam in 1962.
Dr. Gail Yvonne Cockrell blazed a trail that left improved emergency surgical and medical care for residents in South DeKalb and throughout metro Atlanta in her wake.
Trailblazer Dr. Gail Yvonne Cockrell was remembered at her homegoing celebration at New Life Baptist Church in Decatur on May 24 as a pioneer medical educator whose work improved emergency surgical and medical care for residents in South DeKalb and ...
Southwest DeKalb High track and field coach Napoleon B. Cobb, whose career has spanned 50 years, has been inducted into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Award-winning poet and essayist Gwen Russell Green pays tribute to dads and their relationships with their children and the world at “Feelin’ Father’s Day” on June 15 at the Stonecrest Library.
Six-year-old Jeremiah Truesdale, who put up a valiant fight to live, died on May 27.
Legendary Mississippi blues singer, songwriter and guitarist B.B. King died May 14 at age 89 in Las Vegas. King suffered from diabetes and had been in declining health during the past year.
May 10 is Mother’s Day, and moms, grandmas and women who love to sport fabulous lids will be strutting hats in all the hues of spring.
An audience of about 150 students from Greenforest McCalep Christian Academic Center and members of DeKalb County senior centers and the Korean community got a visual and gospel music treat from the Far East Broadcasting Co. Korean Children’s Choir at ...
More than 450 supporters, readers, advertisers, community leaders and elected officials will help CrossRoadsNews founders Jennifer and Curtis Parker celebrate the newspaper’s 20th year of publishing on April 25 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Atlanta.