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Decatur, Georgia is located in Dekalb County. Zip codes in Decatur, GA include 30037, 30032, and 30036. The median home price in Decatur is $450,000 which is roughly $240/per square foot. More Decatur information.

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1 hr ago | TheBlaze.com

Some Believe What a Pastor and His Church Did After a Man Collapsed...

When a man reportedly cardiac arrested and flat-lined during a church service Sunday, emergency workers rushed to give him CPR.

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2 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Sexuality workshops for disabled

The four-part workshop, which also takes place Sept. 23, Oct. 21 and Nov. 18, is hosted by Decatur-based nonprofit All About Developmental Disabilities.

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6 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

Rep. Johnson announces $4.6M to help local homeless veterans

Congressman Hank Johnson announced four Atlanta-based groups will receive more than $4.6 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs to fight veterans' homelessness.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia state superintendent candidates differ on Common Core in Tuesday debate

Disagreements about Georgia's use of the multi-state Common Core standards were the biggest differences Tuesday when the candidates for state superintendent of schools met for their first debate.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cross Roads News

Aug 19, 2014,

More than 1500 people rallied and marched in Downtown Atlanta on Aug. 18 to protest the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Russia Taday

Teens launch phone app to keep tabs on police brutality

Police brutality may seem like a subject best handled by lawmakers and political advocates, but three teenagers from Georgia are hoping to shed light on the problem and promote good behavior with a new app they've developed.

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Daily Kos

Police Misconduct? There's an app for that

In Decatur Georgia, three high school siblings have developed and launched a mobile app that gives citizens a voice in their encounters with law enforcement officials.

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USA Today

Ad watch: Nunn attacks Perdue's corporate record

Ad watch: Nunn attacks Perdue's corporate record In Georgia Senate race, Democrat Michelle Nunn goes after Republican David Perdue's business record.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

ThinkProgress

These 3 Teenagers Created An App To Hold Police Accountable

Three high school students have developed a mobile app to hold police accountable in communities nationwide.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cross Roads News

Free screenings, job interviews at fair

Free health screenings and job opportunities will be available on Aug. 16 at DeKalb Commissioner Stan Watson's Health, Wellness and Job Fair at the House of Hope/Greater Travelers Rest Church in Decatur.

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Cross Roads News

Schools need healthy restroom environment

Three years ago, a national trade magazine featured an article in its August edition titled "Back to School Starts With Bathrooms."

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On Common Ground News

Operations Task Force: Keep DeKalb's CEO form of government

The DeKalb County Operations Task Force this week reached a landmark decision regarding the governance of DeKalb County during its fifth meeting since its inception on June 5. The OTF decided not to deliberate the form of government, citing the lack of support from state lawmakers to advance such a measure through the 2015 legislative session.

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Cross Roads News

Commissioners' appointments round out East Metro CID ...

CrossRoadsNews Publisher and Editor Jennifer Parker and McDonald's operator Van Jakes are the newest members of the mega East Metro CID board.

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Cross Roads News

Candler Road to become beautiful for Christmas

Candler Road, which has been home to traffic jams, metal plates and bumpy concrete patches for more than a year, will be made whole again by Dec. 31. Wendell Brown, DeA Kalb County Watershed Management construction manager, told the DeKalb Board of Commissioners at its Aug. 12 meeting that the 3.7-mile stretch from Memorial Drive to I-285 would be ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cross Roads News

Walking town hall in Belvedere

Belvedere residents can discuss community issues with District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson on Aug. 18 during a walking town hall meeting co-hosted by the Belvedere Civic Association.

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Examiner.com

Atlanta Under Siege

No, I do not speak of the phalanx of Obamacare, corporate tax rates and draconian environmental regulation ramparts that Democrats have erected since 2009 to kill jobs and middle class wealth creation across the non-fracking, non-Obama-cronies' Fruited Plain.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Examiner.com

'The Vampire Diaries' season 6: Casting calls, scene descriptions

Fans won't have to wait much longer for season 6 of "The Vampire Diaries" to premiere on the CW.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Ga. veterans aid groups receive $5.7 million

Georgia community organizations that work with homeless or at-risk veterans have received more than $5.7 million in federal grants.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Hospitality Net

Bert Haifley has been promoted General Manager at Courtyard Atlanta Buford Mall of Georgia, USA

Atlanta-based Hotel Equities recently promoted Bert Haifley to the position of General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott at the Mall of Georgia, north of Atlanta.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

On Common Ground News

Johnson hosts tours to promote potential green space at Y

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson has been leading a series of tours this month touting the benefits of adding walking trails, a small splash park and other green space amenities that are part of a proposed expansion of the South DeKalb YMCA at 2565 Snapfinger Road in Decatur.

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