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Young singer-songwriter in demand as word of her talent spreads

Taylor Madison Rose has been turning to pen and paper to express her feelings ever since she was in the third grade.

The $630,000 mistake you don't want your kids to make

Do you need a new way to motivate your kids for the upcoming school year?

‘Captivating’ dancer moves to any beat

Zion “Lil Wiz” Moore was 6 when he pulled some “hopping and ticking” dance moves that surprised his parents, Corliss and Arthur.

The building blocks for delicious, nutritious school lunches

For some DeKalb County children, picking out a new lunchbox is a sign that the end of summer is near. However, many parents dread the thought of trying to come up with healthy lunch choices that their kids will actually ...

Dunaire musicians win top honor

The Dunaire Elementary Dynamic Dolphins Xylophone Ensemble received top honors at the Universal Studios Music Festival USA.

Juniors explore veterinary science

Rising high school juniors Matoaka Wilson of Arabia Mountain, Hannah Huff of Southwest DeKalb and Lillian Dinkins of DeKalb School of the Arts recently attended a weeklong veterinary science program at Tuskegee University in Alabama.

DeKalb Schools TV on mobile devices

DeKalb Schools’ PDS-TV24 has gone mobile and is now available 24 hours a day on an Android or iOS device.

$3 million grant to help improve school leadership

The DeKalb School District has a $3 million grant from the Wallace Foundation to help improve the instructional leadership skills of its principal supervisors and regional superintendents.

Marbut student earns national science recognition

Justin Whitening of Stone Mountain, who attends Marbut Elementary Traditional Theme School, is a United States Achievement Academy student of excellence in science.

McNair grad gets Bradford Scholarship

Felicia Jenkins of McNair High is going to Gordon State College in Barnesville this fall with a $1,000 Bradford Family Scholarship.

Tucker Tigers’ Seantavius ‘Stretch’ Jones training with Saints

Wide receiver Seantavius “Stretch” Jones grew up watching football with his dad, Othello, and his mother, Twinette, and fell in love with the game pretty early.

Decatur High’s Nic Wilson drafted by Tampa Bay Devil Rays

City of Decatur native Nic Wilson, who declared at age 3 that he would be a professional baseball player, is now with a minor league team in Princeton, W.Va.

Tucker receiver Seantavius ‘Stretch’ Jones training with Saints

Wide receiver Seantavius “Stretch” Jones grew up watching football with his dad, Othello, and his mother, Twinette, and fell in love with the game pretty early.

Five DeKalb high schools get help to boost graduation rates

Five DeKalb high schools are getting help to fight dropouts with the start of the new school year in August.

DeKalb Chamber hosts Common Core discussion

Business owners can participate in a panel discussion on Common Core and Georgia Education on June 18 at the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Decatur.

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