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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 ...

African Americans make Oscar history with four wins

Five African Americans actors and film makers won four Oscars on Feb. 26 – the most ever at one time since the Academy Awards began in 1929. Viola Davis landed Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Rose ...

Moonlight wins Oscar for Best Picture after presenters wrongly announced La La Land

Moonlight wins Oscar for Best Picture after presenters wrongly announced La La Land: Presenters and producers of the 89th Academy Awards had egg on their faces after a humiliating mistake caused them to initially announce favorite La La Land as ...

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

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

Triple Hike Challenge returns for Monadnock Madness in March

Hikers can climb to the summit of three local monadnocks – Arabia Mountain, Panola Mountain and Stone Mountain – in one day during the popular Triple Hike Challenge for the fifth annual Monadnock Madness in March.

Dialogue on African American experience

“Black History: Everyone’s Story – Let the Dialogue Begin” will be presented on Feb. 27 at the Clarkston Library.

Author to explore the history of the ‘Second Line" at Stonecrest Library

Mardi Gras comes to Stonecrest on Feb. 27 with the “Second Line at Your Library” author reading and dance demonstration.