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Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

Civil War re-enactors honor role of black soldiers

Marvin-Alonzo Greer proudly donned the blue uniform of a federal soldier in the Civil War during a recent Juneteenth celebration at Atlanta Cyclorama.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse College, African-American, US Military, US Navy, University of Georgia West Georgia State

Saturday | Statesboro Herald

Police Report - 7-26-14; A man told police someone threw a brick through his car window.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Norcross, GA, Stone Mountain, GA, Screven County, GA, Newington, GA

Saturday | Patch.com

Dunwoody Says 911 Service Has Improved

Since taking control of its 911 service, the City of Dunwoody has dramatically lowered response times, according to a 11Alive.com report.

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Saturday | On Common Ground News

Rep. Johnson announces $50K grant for Clarkston Community Center

The Clarkston Community Center Foundation, Inc. will receive a $50,000 Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant, Congressman Hank Johnson announced this week.

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Related Topix: Clarkston, GA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

On Common Ground News

McNair's STEM camp sparks creativity, promotes careers for students

A select group of students at McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur received the opportunity to catch a glimpse of STEM-related careers, thanks to DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson and global company, CH2M Hill.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA, Inventions, Science / Technology, Family, Kids

On Common Ground News

Greater Piney Grove celebrates 100 years during August

Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church, 1879 Glenwood Ave., S.E., Atlanta will roll out the red carpet to invite the community to help them celebrate 100 years of ministry, throughout the month of August.

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Related Topix: Lithonia, GA

Patch.com

July Adoption Special Almost Over, Low Cost Vaccine Clinic and DeKalb ...

By Karen Hirsch July is almost over and that means our 'Celebrate Their Independence Day' special will be ending soon too.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Avondale Estates, GA

Patch.com

New Dunkin' Donuts Open in Decatur

Dunkin' Donuts opened it's latest Decatur location this week at 2555 Wesley Chapel Road.

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

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quick Bites: Makan opens, Cardamom Hill to close, and more

Makan opened Thursday, July 24 in downtown Decatur, making its debut within the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at 130 Clairemont Ave. The restaurant, designed by Square Feet Studio, features cuisines in the Hong Kong, Taiwanese, and Korean traditions, including ramen, Taiwanese beef noodle soup, and housemade dumplings.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA, Life, Seafood

On Common Ground News

Mann Elected Dekalb's Sheriff by Landslide

When DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann walked into his victory party in Tucker, the disc jockey perfectly queued Aloe Blacc's hit, "I'm the Man."

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Related Topix: Tucker, GA

Cross Roads News

The DeKalb Farmers Market expansion is expected to be completed in...

The DeKalb Farmers Market expansion is expected to be completed in four phases over 10 years.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA

Cross Roads News

Jul 25, 2014,

Curtis Winston, South DeKalb YMCA executive director, and DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson tour the 18-acre property on Snapfinger Road.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA, Scottdale, GA

Cross Roads News

GPTC launches program offering television, film training

GPTC President Jibari Simama gets help cutting ribbon on new Design and Media Production Technology program in Clarkston.

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Related Topix: Clarkston, GA

Cross Roads News

Author unveils ATL's steamy past

Author Laurel-Ann Dooley will share steamy stories about Atlanta from "In Wicked Atlanta: The Sordid Side of Peach City History" on July 28 at the Decatur Library in downtown Decatur.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Metro Atlanta's Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.6 Percent in June

The unemployment rate rose for the second straight month in metro Atlanta, rising four-tenths of a point in June, according to labor force estimates released by the Georgia Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA

Patch.com

Police Search for Evidence in Fatal Clairview Drive Shooting

Chamblee police are investigating a shooting incident that killed one man and injured his nephew while the two were walking home from a local CVS store Friday.

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Related Topix: Chamblee, GA

Tifton Gazette

Police Report for July 24

TIFTON POLICE DEPT. Idalia Banda, 31, 13 Gene Lane, was charged Thursday with driving without a valid license and missing or defective headlights.

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Related Topix: Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA, Douglas, GA, Coffee County, GA, Decatur, GA, Willacoochee, GA

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Neighborhood Watch: Head of Household

Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 6 through July 12, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, July 10 through 16. Provided by Atlanta Police Officer L. Illery and Sandy Springs Capt.

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Patch.com

20 Job Openings in Decatur

Here's a roundup of recent job postings in Decatur: Agency Manager for The Long Group Loss Prevention Specialist for TJX Companies Medical Supply Technician for The Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center Medical Records Processor for DeKalb Medical Special Education - Autistic Support for Mosaica Education Recruiting Specialist at DeKalb Medical ... (more)

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Celebrate a Limited-Time Menu of Sweet and Spicy Flavors

From June 23 through August 17, the Sweet + Heat specialty menu will include two signature items that show off the similar, bold Asian flavor combinations of bright and sweet meets richly spicy.

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

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