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23 DeKalb high schools top rated

All 23 high schools in the DeKalb School District received the highest approval rating from the Georgia Accrediting Commission.

GPTC Adult Ed student wins EAGLE Award

Justin Walters of Lithonia is the statewide 2015 EAGLE Award winner for outstanding achievement in the state’s Adult Education program.

Pilot project helps parents get kids ready to read

DeKalb Public Library is one of 11 public library systems in the state selected to conduct a special federally funded early literacy pilot project aimed at young children.

Prom dresses at Macy’s South DeKalb

Models from Redan, Miller Grove and Arabia Mountain high schools helped showcase a new line of prom dresses now available at Macy’s at the Gallery at South DeKalb at a March 14 Prom Fashion Show.

Golf tournament seeks sponsors

Sponsorship packages are available for the 21st annual Women’s Collegiate Golf Classic/Championship on April 24-26 at Stone Mountain Golf Course.

Lithonia teen makes Eagle Scout

Lithonia High senior TJ Nesbitt III, a Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 106 at Greenforest Community Baptist, saw a need at the Turning Point Group Home in Decatur and built four vegetable bins for his Eagle Scout project so ...

Golf tournament seeks sponsors

Sponsorship packages are available for the 21st annual Women’s Collegiate Golf Classic/Championship on April 24-26 at Stone Mountain Golf Course.

Toney needs Career Day volunteers

Toney Elementary School is seeking participants for its annual Career Day, March 27 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Freedom Riders share history with students

Original Freedom Riders Hank Thomas and Charles Person shared harrowing stories of their 1960s bus and train rides in the segregated South with students at Martin Luther King Jr. and Arabia Mountain high schools on March 9.

Seniors can apply for CRN Foundation scholarships

DeKalb high school seniors who will pursue journalism careers can apply for CrossRoadsNews Foundation scholarships.

Girls compete at STEM Fair

Fifty students have registered for BioLogue’s STEM Fair for Girls on March 21 at Exchange Park Recreation Center.

Commission seeks students

High school students have until March 20 to apply for the DeKalb Youth Commission.

Outright Grant for women

Female students attending accredited U.S. colleges, universities and community/vocational schools can apply for a $1,500 Outright Grant.

Flat Shoals Park ramps up service for kids

Community activists installed and dedicated a new book box and community bulletin board at Flat Shoals Park on March 7 that they say will help children develop good reading habits and keep residents informed about neighborhood events.

Albert Edwards appointed to SBA Fairness Board

Albert G. Edwards, founder and managing director of DeKalb-based Corporate Environmental Risk Management LLC, has been appointed to the SBA’s Region IV Regulatory Fairness Board.

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