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  1. Decatur Man Hit Police Officer With Car: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    A Decatur man is out on bond from the Cobb County jail after police say he hit one of their officers with a car earlier this month. According to the Marietta Daily Journal, police say Debyron Johnson was waiting inside a red Chevrolet Camaro in the parking lot of a CVS in Marietta on March 11 while accomplice Willie Hardison went inside trying to buy codeine syrup with a forged prescription.

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  2. Who is LifeLine Animal Project? And Meet Our DeKalb County Animal Services Pet of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Patch.com

    ... his neuter, vaccines and microchip! To meet this optimistic guy, please drop by the shelter at 845 Camp Road in Decatur, email adoption@dekalbanimalservices.com , or call (404) 294-2165 . All potential adopters will be screened to ensure he goes to ...

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  3. University of Georgia community stunned by mysterious student deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | USA Today

    ... warm - you could see from her face, she just lightens up when she sees you." Outside of her classes, Ghirmazghi - a Decatur, Ga., native who was known to her friends as "Miki" - was involved in the Caribbean Student Association with Amanda Watson, a ...

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  4. Wine a while with 100 Black WomenRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Cross Roads News

    Wine connoisseurs have until March 30 to purchase tickets for the Decatur-DeKalb Chapter of 100 Black Women's Wine Sip spring fundraiser for its scholarship program and the American Heart Association. For tickets, visit

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  5. Toney needs Career Day volunteersRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Cross Roads News

    ... informed decisions when it comes to their education and career choices. The school is at 2701 Oakland Terrace in Decatur. For more information, visit http://www.toneyes.dekalb.k12.ga.us or contact Marlon C. Williams at ...

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  6. Reggie Gay nominated for Stellar AwardRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Cross Roads News

    Gospel DJ Reggie Gay of Decatur has been nominated for the Stellar Gospel Music Awards Gospel Announcer of the Year, his first nomination. The awards program takes place March 26-28 in Las Vegas.

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  7. Mosby to headline NAACP breakfastRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Cross Roads News

    State Rep. Howard A. Mosby will deliver the keynote address at the DeKalb NAACP's annual membership breakfast on March 28 at Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church in Decatur. The theme of the meeting is "NAACP: Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice - Advancing Freedom Forward."

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  8. Lithonia teen makes Eagle ScoutRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Cross Roads News

    Lithonia High senior TJ Nesbitt III, a Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 106 at Greenforest Community Baptist, saw a need at the Turning Point Group Home in Decatur and built four vegetable bins for his Eagle Scout project so that residents could learn to grow their own vegetables. The bins can be used again and again at the group home at 3392 Wesley Chapel Road managed by Naomi Aguey.

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  9. Diamond diverging interchange adds confusion, delayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Cross Roads News

    I am very upset reading about a diamond diverging interchange to be installed near my home on Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur at a cost of $35 million in the Feb. 28 CrossRoadsNews. Not only does this interchange add confusion and delay, it also adds unnecessary bridges and more turning lanes.

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  10. Attorneys hosting free clinic on debtRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Cross Roads News

    Local attorneys will discuss coping with debt and facilitate one-on-one consultations at a Consumer Education Clinic on March 24 at the Decatur Library.

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  11. DA seeking the death penalty for two ...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Cross Roads News

    ... counts in the murders of a Calvin Gholston, a homeless man on Sept. 27, 2014, and Smyrna hairdresser Karen Pearce in Decatur on Dec. 6, 2014. Merritt, 19, is charged in the murder Marcaysia Dawkins on Nov. 23, 2014 at a Fairington Road bus stop in ...

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  12. Juanita Jean EstradaRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    She lost both her parents at a very young age, and was raised by her aunt and uncle, Nellie and Endres Blizzard, who also preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband, Ted Estrada, of Cleveland; three children: Michael Delez, of Juneau, Alaska, Nita Cadic and spouse Lou, of Decatur, Ga., and Christopher Delez, of Sunrise, Fla.; four stepchildren: Yvonne Reed of California, Rocky Estrada of Alaska, Tina Sowers of Washington, and Byron Nolcini of Washington; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews, Marsha, David and Tom Chenoweth.

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  13. Mar 13, 2015,Read the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Cross Roads News

    Former Fulton Sheriff's Deputy Cynthia Hall, who was injured in the 2005 rampage in the Fulton County Courthouse, was serenaded by more than 500 basketball fans who packed Decatur High School's auditorium on March 7. The fans sang John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads" to Hall, a West Virginia native who is celebrating 10 years as a survivor of the traumatic brain injury she suffered at the hands of escaped prisoner Brian Nichols who beat her in the head and face with a pair of handcuffs on March 11, 2005. The special halftime ceremony took place during the fourth annual "Jawbones vs. Sawbones" basketball game that benefits Stone Mountain-based Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse where she has been a member for nine years.

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  14. Mar 13, 2015, 6 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Cross Roads News

    ... neighborhood events. The park and playground on Flat Shoals Parkway next to the Community Achievement Center in Decatur is a popular weekend gathering place for neighbors. DeKalb Commissioners Larry Johnson of District 3 and Stan Watson of Super ...

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  15. Decatur Used Car Dealership Customers Can't Get Tags, TitlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Patch.com

    Decatur residents who bought used cars from a local car dealership are in vehicular limbo due to an ongoing police investigation into alleged fraud practiced by the lot. Police say John Egbe, the owner of the Decatur dealership and another dealership in Forest Park, rolled back the odometers on some of his used cars before selling them.

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  16. Atlanta Gynecology & Obstetrics Group Celebrate 5-Star and Baby-Friendly Status with DeKalb MedicalRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | 24-7 Press Release

    A Decatur, Georgia physicians group specializing in gynecology and obstetrics services is celebrating after their parent hospital joins an elite roster of facilities designated as Baby-Friendly. Representatives from Atlanta Gynecology & Obstetrics attended a gala luncheon at the Bobbie Bailey Tower on the campus of DeKalb Medical celebrating the achievement.

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  17. Calls for police accountability in death of naked Atlanta manRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... a protest in Ferguson, a shooter wounded two police officers. More than 100 protesters gathered in the city of Decatur on Wednesday night to protest the death of Anthony Hill, 27. Most said they hoped the latest shooting would become part of an ...

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  18. Calls for police accountability in death of naked manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Albany Times Union

    Jakalia Brown, left, comforts Shakia Pennis during a demonstration against the shooting death of Anthony Hill by a police officer, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Decatur, Ga. A police officer responding to reports of a suspicious person knocking on doors and crawling on the ground naked at an apartment complex Monday just outside Atlanta fatally shot Hill.

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  19. Dog deformed by neglect needs rescue: Could fully recover with proper careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Examiner.com

    ... diet, he's expected to make a full recovery. Chuggs is an adorable guy who just needs a chance. He was found in Decatur, Georgia, with deformities in all four legs. Fortunately, his condition was caused by a vitamin deficiency, and his rescuers ...

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  20. WOW House: 'Fabulous Kitchen,' Custom Pool in Glendale Estates HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Patch.com

    Modern home by Stephen Fuller with spacious rooms and high ceilings; wood floors and wood-burning fireplace; fabulous kitchen with stainless appliances and pro-style 6 burner gas stove; finished basement with media room built with surround-sound wiring for speakers and projector; custom in-ground pool and hot-tub with 2-level stone deck! Wonderful walk to Decatur Square and top-rated Decatur schools. Glendale Estates neighborhood is perfect for the family that wants a great place to grow near Atlanta! What's the asking price? This home located at 257 Glendale Avenue, Decatur, is listed at $1.1 million.

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