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Deputies after drivers who pass stopped school buses

Motorists who pass a stopped school bus in DeKalb County can get arrested.

GPC – friend to military vets, troops and their families

Georgia Perimeter College is a Military Friendly School for the fourth year in a row for its efforts providing educational opportunities to U.S. veterans, active-duty troops and their families.

Group wants to stifle recruiters at school

Stakeholders concerned about military recruiting in DeKalb County schools, and especially at Cross Keys High School, are holding a “discovery session” on Oct. 13 in Atlanta.

Barbershop raising turkeys

Austin’s Barber Shop in Lawrenceville is raising funds to provide up to 300 turkeys to disadvantaged families for Thanksgiving.

Barbershop raising turkeys

Austin’s Barber Shop in Lawrenceville is raising funds to provide up to 300 turkeys to disadvantaged families for Thanksgiving.

Regional summit on education

Dr. Rod Paige, the nation’s first African-American secretary of education, will address regional education leaders and decision-makers at the Southern K-14 Education Innovation Summit on Oct. 16-17 at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Clarkston.

Gifted Hands receives honor

The nonprofit Gifted Hands Academy in Lithonia is now an Accelerated Christian Education Model Status school.

Dottie Bridges 10u Team wins USTA title

The Dottie Bridges 10u Tennis Team is the 2014 USTA Atlanta City Champion.

REACH Scholarships for 4 Bethune students

Four Bethune Middle School students are among eight students from two DeKalb schools who have been awarded $10,000 REACH Scholarships each to attend colleges and universities in Georgia.

Kindergarten, first grade learn French, German

Kindergarten and first-grade students are learning French and German at three DeKalb District schools.

Youth alliance meeting Sept. 30

The DeKalb Alliance on Youth, created to support the county’s young people, will hold its first meeting on Sept. 30.

SWD senior gets full FAMU ride

Southwest DeKalb High senior Marque C. Long is going to Florida A&M University on a full “Life Gets Better Scholarship.”

Eagle scout creates garden beds

Druid Hills High senior Austin M. Roberts is now an Eagle Scout.

Leadership program seeks students

Middle and high school students 11 to 18 years old have until Oct. 1 to register for Thrive Youth Development’s No Limits No Boundaries Leadership Program at Emory University.

Hands-on learning at GPTC’s STEMFest

Students in grades six through 12 can attend STEMFest: A Celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and the Arts on Sept. 27 at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Clarkston.

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