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Taste of Tucker set for Saturday
On Saturday, Tucker residents and visitors can enjoy local food, live entertainment and family fun during the fifth annual Taste of Tucker. The event will run from 1 to 6 p.m. on Main Street and wi...
September 30, 2014 10:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Lady of the Assumption students give back with service projects
Students at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School participated in its fourth annual Day of Service last week. More than 500 students at the Brookhaven school spent the entire day supporting th...
September 30, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taylor named first female DeKalb chamber president
Not only is Katerina Taylor’s recent promotion as president of the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce a major personal achievement, it is also a historic milestone, as she is the chamber’s first fem...
September 30, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decatur’s inaugural restaurant week offers dining specials
Decatur is celebrating its culinary scene with its inaugural Decatur Restaurant Week, which will run Sunday through Oct. 2. The event will provide a chance for diners to experience some of the area...
September 23, 2014 11:40 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oglethorpe awarded funds to support core curriculum
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has selected Oglethorpe University to receive a sizable three-year grant to support its Explorations in the Core program, which evaluates and implements innovations ...
September 23, 2014 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burton promoted to Decatur’s deputy fire chief
The Decatur Fire Department has promoted Stephanie Burton to deputy fire chief. Duties in her new role include fire operations, events and emergency medical services. Burton will continue to provid...
September 23, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jury hears opening arguments in Ellis trial
On Sept. 16, at the first day of the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, jurors heard the opening statements of the prosecution and Ellis’ defense team. Ellis is charged ...
September 23, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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FOOD FESTIVAL: Taste of Chamblee to raise money for nonprofit
Those looking for food and fun can attend the 2014 Taste of Chamblee Oct. 4. The event will run from noon to 7 p.m. and feature more than 20 restaurants serving a variety of dishes in downtown Cham...
September 23, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mixed-use development one step closer for Doraville
In a historic move that is sure to redefine Doraville and the northeast Atlanta area, IMS, a joint venture between The Integral Group, as manager, and Macauley+Schmit and its Houston-based capital ...
September 23, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New high-end, mixed-use project comes to Perimeter
Hotel Development Partners announced the acquisition of a prime hotel site on Ashford Dunwoody Road near Perimeter Mall for the development of the 132-room Hampton Inn & Suites, which will be the l...
September 16, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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PDK to host Atlanta Warbird Weekend, WWII veteran tribute
DeKalb-Peachtree Airport will be transformed into a World War II airfield Sept. 27 and 28 when a squadron of vintage military aircraft from across the U.S. descend on the former Navy training base ...
September 16, 2014 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school district boosts budget surplus to $30.9M
The DeKalb County School District recently announced a 35 percent increase in its surplus for fiscal 2014, reporting an additional $10.9 million in reserves over the $20 million surplus previously ...
September 16, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alliance names scholarship for teaching artist who died
    by Stacey L. Evans
    sevans@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.27.14 - 10:36 am
  • Horse Fest offers fun for horse lovers in Decatur
    DeKalb residents looking for a different fall festival experience can attend Little Creek Farm Conservancy’s Horse Fest this Saturday. The festival, which will run from noon to 4 p.m. at the conser...
    September 16, 2014 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kittredge Magnet School hosts fall family event
    On Friday, Kittredge Magnet School will invite its students and families to the second fall family picnic, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event will be on the back field at the school, 1663 E. Nancy Cr...
    September 16, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Five qualify for District 1 commission seat in DeKalb
    The field of qualified candidates for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat is at five. Those candidates are Wendy Butler, of Brookhaven, Larry Danese, of Brookhaven, Nancy Jester, of Dunwoo...
    September 16, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
    September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
    As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
    September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Southern Express Airways expands regional service
    Southern Airways Express is expanding regional passenger service from Memphis, Tenn. The Olive Branch, Miss.-based company said last week it was adding more flights to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport and ...
    September 09, 2014 12:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Williams announces run for state Senate District 42 seat
    Georgia State Senate candidate Republican Greg Williams recently hosted his fall campaign kickoff event at the DeKalb GOP headquarters. Williams is running for the state Senate seat vacated by Jaso...
    September 09, 2014 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Doraville adopts new architectural standards
    With an eye to the future and in response to citizen requests to make Doraville more visually appealing, the Doraville City Council adopted new architectural standards Aug. 25, replacing temporary ...
    September 09, 2014 12:49 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chamblee adds Google translate feature to city website
    The city of Chamblee has added a new feature to its website to allow more of its diverse population to access important information. A Google translation bar, which can be found on the bottom of th...
    September 09, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jester to run for District 1 Commission seat in DeKalb
    At one of her well-known coffee talk events last week, Nancy Jester announced her bid for the DeKalb County District 1 Commission seat. Jester, a former county school board member who was one of th...
    September 09, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Perimeter College celebrates 50 years
    This year marks a milestone for Georgia Perimeter College as the school celebrates its 50th anniversary. Starting out as DeKalb College in 1964, the school was the first and only two-year college i...
    September 09, 2014 12:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Third patient with Ebola virus disease arrives at Emory University Hospital
    A third patient with Ebola virus disease arrived at Emory University Hospital Tuesday morning, Sept. 9, at about 10:25 a.m. The patient was transported by air ambulance from West Africa. The patien...
    September 09, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • DeKalb hiring 15 E911 operators
    by Staff Reports
    08.25.14 - 04:22 pm
  • DeKalb ethics board dismisses complaints
    by From Staff Reports
    08.15.14 - 11:32 am