DeKalb, Decatur superintendents wrap up school year and careers
by Christine Fonville
May 26, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For DeKalb County School District Superintendent Michael Thurmond and City Schools of Decatur Superintendent Phyllis Edwards, the end of the month not only marks the end of another successful school year — but also the winding down of their time leading their respective districts. Edwards, who was named as one of the top four finalists for the 2015 superintendent of the year competition, said Decatur’s district “continued to shine,” this year. “Our system has consistently ranked top...
Former DeKalb watershed employees sentenced to jail
DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Asha Jackson accepted plea deals from three former DeKalb County Watershed Department employees charged with bilking the county out of thousands of dollars in fra...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia State Patrol enforcing "slow poke" law
The Georgia State Patrol says officers have written about 270 tickets under a law that makes it illegal to block faster drivers in the left-hand lane. The state's so-called "slow poke" law took eff...
May 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb breweries empowered by new craft beer law
Breweries in DeKalb County are celebrating what some are calling a “watered-down victory” after Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounc...
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Proposed WellStar, Emory merger
Feb 11, 2015 | 1332002 views | 0 0 comments | 563 563 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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