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2 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Bridge repair to close Rockbridge Road ...

A detour sign on Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain is covered on Aug. 21 before the start of repair work on Stone Mountain Creek Bridge between Rock Chapel and South Deshon roads.


Related Topix: Stone Mountain, GA

6 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

Douglas Co. dad sues to take gun to school

A Douglas County father says it is his right to bring his gun to his daughter's school.


Related Topix: Douglas County, GA, Douglasville, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

9 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

$4.6M grant to fight veterans' homelessness

Decatur Cooperative Ministry Inc. and three other Atlanta-based groups have been awarded more than $4.6 million from the Department of Veterans Affairs to fight veterans' homelessness, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson announced on Aug. 19. The other agencies are United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, Action Ministries Inc. and Travelers Aid of Metropolitan ... (more)


Related Topix: Decatur, GA, Life, Veteran Affairs

13 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

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.


Related Topix: Decatur, GA

17 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Decatur, GA, US Politics, US News

19 hrs ago |

Shop Hamrick's awesome deals through Saturday, August 23

Shop Hamrick's awesome deals through Saturday, August 23.There are awesome deals on apparel, accessories, shoes and jewelry.


Related Topix: Stone Mountain, GA

23 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

Interim DeKalb CEO to host "Community Conversations"

Interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May will host his "Community Conversations" series.


Related Topix: Ellenwood, GA, Dunwoody (Dunwoody, GA), Dunwoody, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

One year later, school violence hero inspires others

On August 20, 2013, millions of people watched live on television as children ran for their lives from the McNair Discovery Learning Academy in DeKalb County, Georgia.


This weekend: Find the blues in and Around Atlanta August 23-25, 2014

It's time to look at the blues happening in and around Atlanta for the coming weekend.


Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Tucker, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Lilburn, GA, Events

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.


Related Topix: Irwin County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Decatur, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

ChattComm, land-use decisions delayed by Dunwoody council

Dunwoody's current intergovernmental agreement with the Chattahoochee River 911 Authority, or ChatComm, and the appeal of a previously approved plat on Vernon Lake Drive were hot topics of discussion at last week's council meeting.


Related Topix: Dunwoody, GA, Dunwoody (Dunwoody, GA)

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.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Downtown (Atlanta, GA), Decatur, GA

CBS Local

Georgia Man Arrested After Loaded Gun Found In Carry-On At Midway

A 35-year-old man from Georgia was arrested at Midway International Airport on Monday, after security screeners found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage.


Related Topix: Clarkston, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

DeKalb County District Attorney recognized with award

Staff / Katherine Frye / DeKalb District Attorney Robert James looks over some paperwork in his office at the DeKalb County Courthouse.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Decatur, GA

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.


Related Topix: Decatur, GA, US News, Liberal Political News

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.


Related Topix: Decatur, GA, Outsourcing


Expression Therapeutics Selects To Support Cell Line Development For...

TUCKER, Ga. & ROCKVILLE, Md.-- --Expression Therapeutics LLC, a biotechnology company developing high expression factor VIII technologies, together with ABL, Inc., a biomedical contract research and manufacturing organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, announced today an agreement whereby ABL will perform cell line development studies to ... (more)


Related Topix: Tucker, GA

CBS Atlanta

2 children, 3 adults hurt when deck collapses

Authorities say two children and three adults are recovering from injuries after a deck collapsed at an apartment complex just northeast of Atlanta.


Related Topix: North Atlanta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Step into the new era of food halls

Chef Yiquan Gu opened Gu's Bistro in a suburban Atlanta strip mall in 2010 because he was tired of working for other people.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, North Atlanta, GA, Life, Chinese Cuisine, Food, Gwinnett County, GA, Seafood