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1 hr ago | CNN

Last Enola Gay crewman dies

Nearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Stone Mountain, GA

1 hr ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Last Enola Gay crewman, Theodore Van Kirk, 93, dies

Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk visits a veteran's group at the Golden Corral in Macon, Ga.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA

5 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Stone Mountain, GA

9 hrs ago | The State

Arizona Cardinals defensive end, former Gamecock Abraham charged with DUI

He was arrested and charged June 29 with driving under the influence, according to the DeKalb County, Georgia, online judicial system, nfl.com reported.

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11 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Decatur's Westchester Elementary re-opens for 2014-15 school year

A former elementary school that has served as housing for City Schools of Decatur's central office for the past 10 years will once again be an institution for learning starting with the upcoming 2014-15 school year.

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Related Topix: Decatur, GA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Yumsugar

Your Sun Noodle Ramen Craving Just Got More Intense

Supplier of Momofuku Noodle Bar, Ivan Ramen, Ramen Burger, and many more famous ramen joints in the US, Sun Noodle has the reputation of being the best, most authentic take on Japanese ramen, and the people can't get enough of it, including us.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Decatur, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

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

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

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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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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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

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