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New Era: David T. Manuel charts new course at Porter Sanford Center
Three years ago, David T. Manuel arrived at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center in South DeKalb, after serving 25 years at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
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Rockdale Chamber offer discount vacations to China, Austria and more
The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce is preparing to take the public to China-its fourth excursion to the Far East-in April.
Andrea Sneiderman asks judge to grant bond
She was once charged with murder but ultimately went to prison for lying. On Thursday, the widow of a murdered Dunwoody businessman asked a judge to be released on bond.
The Macon Telegraph
1 man killed, 1 wounded in gunfire outside grocery
CBS Atlanta reports that the gunfire happened shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of a Publix grocery store off South Hairston Road in the Stone Mountain area.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
State, DeKalb Public High School Grad Rates Up Slightly
Georgia's 2013 public high school graduation rate increased almost two percent over the previous year, according to the Georgia Department of Education, while DeKalb County schools had a similar increase.
Tucker-Area Restaurant Scores: From 72 to 93
Here are some recent health inspection scores performed by the DeKalb County Board of Health for restaurants in and around our community.
Teen indicted for beating 78-year-old woman
An 18-year-old DeKalb County man has been indicted by a grand jury for beating and robbing an elderly woman.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Handcuffed Ga. woman steals patrol car, at large
DeKalb County schools officials say they're awaiting results of a progress report after representatives from an accrediting agency made a two-day visit to the district.
Sandy Springs Neighbor
DeKalb lawmakers talk cityhood, school board
Last week the reorganization of the government of DeKalb County, the school board and cityhood were the hot topics of local legislators.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
MARTA names Ashe board chairman
Ashe succeeds Fred Daniels , a DeKalb County representative and executive of Citizens Trust Bank , who was MARTA board chair for two terms.
Georgia schools officials sentenced in contract scheme
Pat Reid, right, is escorted out of the courtroom after being sentenced to a 15 year prison term Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 in Decatur, Ga.
Lanes blocked on interstates around Atlanta
The Georgia Department of Transportation says two tractor-trailers were involved in a wreck on southbound I-285 just south of Hollowell Parkway on Atlanta's west side.
C-SPAN series to feature Rosalynn Carter tonight
The subject this week is ham. In an effort to get AuA gusta Commission members to agree on balancing next year's general fund/law enforcement budget, City AdminA istrator Fred Russell said, 'The budget is like a sandwich.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Girl who caught baby from burning building given surprise
A little hero was rewarded on Friday for her big brave act. Back in July, Zna Gresham was there when a mother tossed a 1-month-old baby from a burning second-floor unit at the Arbors at North Decatur Complex.
Cross Roads News
Residents cautious about changing government
DeKalb residents might not be 100 percent happy with their current form of government, but they are not ready to trade it in for the unknown.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Fitch Releases Report on DeKalb County, GA
Fitch Ratings has published a report DeKalb County, GA. The report is available at ' www.fitchratings.com '.
Fund-raiser for Young Tucker Hero and Her Family
Earlier this week, Georgia Patches ran stories with links to fund-raising campaigns in the metro area on GoFundMe , a website which is a Patch partner.
Williams to Run for Carter's GA Senate Seat
Less than a month after State Sen. Jason Carter announced he would enter the 2014 race for governor, a Decatur resident has made known his intentions to seek the District 42 seat that Carter is vacating.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Cops alleged electric car owner stole $10-25 worth of electricity
When Chamblee police asked a judge for a warrant to arrest electric car owner Kaveh Kamooneh, experts say they vastly overstated what he had stolen, according to an affidavit provided by Chamblee PD.