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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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2 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Bishop Holston for Ousley's Men's Day

Bishop Jonathan Holston, South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church resident bishop, will be the guest speaker at Ousley UMC's Men's Day on Aug. 31. Prior to Holston's election and consecration in July 2012, he served seven years as senior pastor of St. James United Methodist Church in Atlanta.

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6 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Fall Book Preview offers the scoop on new tomes

Can't wait to get your hands on the latest reads? Then make your way to the 2014 Fall Book Preview on Aug. 27 at the Decatur Library and find out what books you need to watch for.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cross Roads News

New gym hosts Friends and Family Day

Adults and kids can sample exercise and fitness classes on Aug. 23 at Results Central's Hairston Road facility in Decatur.

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Cross Roads News

Jobs Bus heads to Tucker, Decatur

DeKalb's Mobile Career Center is on the road again and will make stops on Aug. 26 and 27 in Tucker and Decatur.

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The Macy's in the Gallery at South DeKalb is offering free MAC...

The Macy's in the Gallery at South DeKalb is offering free MAC Cosmetics makeovers on Aug. 29 and 30 to gauge customer demand for the product.

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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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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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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

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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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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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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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