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MARTA goes green with electric bus on St. Patrick's Day

MARTA goes green on St. Patrick's Day with the unveiling of their electric bus, which will benefit the environment, reduce toxic emissions into the atmosphere and save money.

12 women to be recognized as DeKalb Hidden Figures

Twelve women who have made significant contributions to improving the quality of life in DeKalb County will be recognized at the Hidden Figures of DeKalb Awards Ceremony on March 23 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center in Decatur.

DeKalb History Center marks 70 years

Residents can help the DeKalb History Center celebrate its 70th anniversary at the Lunch & Learn on March 21 in the Historic DeKalb Courthouse.

Junior Ranger Day at Arabia Mountain for Monadnock Madness

Kids 8 to 12 can participate in a half-day of Junior Ranger activities on March 19 at Arabia Mountain as part of the Monadnock Madness celebration.

Four library branches offer mobile hotspot devices for checkout

DeKalb Public Library patrons can stay even more connected with a new service it is offering – checkout of mobile hotspot devices.

Avondale Estates mayor, business leaders celebrate groundbreaking of mixed-use development

Avondale Estates mayor and business leaders celebrate groundbreaking of mixed-use development.

County says Sugar Creek will be significantly upgraded and repaired

Sugar Creek Golf Course, the one-time gem of metro Atlanta that fell into disrepair, will receive treatment on multiple levels according to DeKalb County officials.

Touch-a-Truck on March 25 at East Lake MARTA station

Children of all ages can touch, explore and see their favorite trucks or equipment on wheels at Decatur Active Living’s annual Touch-a-Truck event on March 25 at the East Lake MARTA station.

Atlanta Jazz Festival celebrates 40th anniversary in 2017

Atlanta Jazz Festival celebrates 40th anniversary in May: Mayor Kasim Reed said this year's event will have 40 days of events leading up to the Memorial Day holiday extravaganza to commemorate 40 years of jazz in the ATL.

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw determined to erase racial divide in North-South DeKalb

One of the first orders of business for Commissioner Steve Bradshaw (D-4), who was just elected on Nov. 8 and took office on Jan. 1, was to obliterate the invisible, yet very discernable, racial demarcation that separates North and South ...

Nat George performs in Sam Cooke musical drama

Recording artist Nat George will appear in “‘A Change Gonna Come’ – The Sam Cooke Story” on March 19 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center in Decatur.

‘Footsteps in Time’ explores African-American ritual from feminist perspective

Artist Charmaine Minniefield’s “Footsteps in Time” exhibit is on display through March 25 at the Stonecrest Library. Minniefield, an art history lecturer at Spelman College, explores African-American ritual from a feminist perspective in the digital collage paintings.

DeKalb County has the highest rent hikes in Atlanta metro area

The DeKalb County/East Atlanta corridor are now the ATL’s most in-demand neighborhoods with the highest median rent increases in the metropolis within the past year, most particularly the DeKalb County cities of Chamblee and Tucker.

City of Avondale Estates announce groundbreaking ceremony for multi-use development Friday morning

City of Avondale Estates announce groundbreaking ceremony for multi-use development Friday morning

Library grant provides programming for at-risk teens

Local at-risk teens will benefit from a grant awarded to the DeKalb Public Library for a book club program. The American Library Association grant is for the Great Stories Club, a reading and discussion program that will focus on teen ...

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