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  1. Man's body found In downtown LithoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MyFoxAtlanta

    Lithonia Police are asking for the public's help after a young man's body was found in the busy downtown area.

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  2. The Hampton University Concert Choir performs choral masterworks from ...Read the original story

    Friday May 1 | Cross Roads News

    The Hampton University Concert Choir will perform on May 3 during morning worship service at the St. Paul AME Worship Center in Lithonia. The choir has maintained a repertoire of choral masterworks from some of the most prolific African-American composers as well as standard choral literature.

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  3. First-round draft picks Cam Erving and Breshad Perriman combined for three FBS offersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... schools in the country that had the foresight to offer Perriman, a two-star prospect out of Arabia Mountain High in Lithonia, Ga. "[Erving] wasn't recruited so highly," FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said proudly last month. "You remember how many ...

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  4. Federal agents investigating Lee May, Darryl ...Read the original story

    Friday May 1 | Cross Roads News

    Probes by the U.S. Attorney and the FBI have now reached DeKalb interim CEO Lee May and the chairman of the county's Zoning Board of Appeals, Darryl Jennings Sr. The FBI is investigating whether May got preferential treatment when the county paid a contractor for repairs to his Kilkenny Circle home in Lithonia home after it was damaged by a sewer overflow in December 2010. A U.S. District Attorney is seeking records related to Jennings from March 1, 2006, to April 17, 2015, and any and all records related to or associated with LuLu's Billiards located on Chamblee-Tucker Road in Tucker.

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  5. AARP safety class targets senior driversRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Cross Roads News

    Seniors 55 and older can attend an AARP Driver Safety class on May 6 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia. The session begins at 10 a.m. The class limit is 10, and registrants must present an active DeKalb Public Library card.

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  6. Lithonia, GM site get cleanup fundsRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Cross Roads News

    The Development Authority of DeKalb County has approved brownfield funding requests from the city of Lithonia and Doraville Sixty LLC, owner of the GM Plant now referred to as Assembly. Lithonia will receive a subgrant for $184,400 to be used for asbestos remediation.

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  7. Athletes 50-up can showcase talents at GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Cross Roads News

    ... Mr. Cues Billiards II, 3541 Chamblee Tucker Road in Atlanta; Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road in Lithonia; and the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St. in Decatur. Seniors participating in the Games can help maintain or improve ...

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  8. Teen Killed in DeKalb Car WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Patch.com

    An 18-year-old woman is dead and a 16 and 17-year-old were taken to the hospital after a car accident in DeKalb County Thursday morning, police said. According to WSB-TV, a Pontiac G6 traveling north on Snapfinger Road near Browns Mill Road in Lithonia drove off the road and hit a tree at approximately 8 a.m. Police told the station that the driver's side of the Pontiac took the brunt of the impact.

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  9. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Lambda Epsilon Omega Chapter presents AKA Healthy TastingsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | PR Log

    ... This event will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Arizona's Restaurant located at 2940 Stonecrest Cir, Lithonia, GA 30038. The members of Lambda Epsilon Omega Chapter will serve as hostesses and will encourage all patrons to select a healthy ...

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  10. Judge: - You're going to die in prison'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | MDJonline.com

    ... Collins took his wallet and pills and put Smith's body in the back of the truck, police said. The couple drove to Lithonia and spent Smith's money at various stores while getting high on the drugs, police said. Poole said the evidence showed Collins ...

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  11. Government and PoliticsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | On Common Ground News

    ... 11 a.m. at Saint Philip A.M.E. Church in Atlanta. Interment will follow shortly at Hillandale Memorial Gardens in Lithonia. Conyers Police Department has installed a Drug Collection Unit in its front lobby for unused medications. The permanent ...

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  12. James Rodney RentzRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... brother, Harold Edward Rentz. Survivors include his two daughters, Kendra Youmans of Baxley and Amy Rentz-Rowell of Lithonia; two granddaughters, Amberly Rentz and Kaylee Youmans and a great granddaughter, Kensley Faye Wiggins; eight sisters, ...

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  13. Judge gives life sentence to Mableton man who strangled grandfatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | MDJonline.com

    ... took his wallet and pills and put Smith's body in the back of the truck, police said, then the couple drove to Lithonia and spent Smith's money at various stores while getting high on the drugs. In October 2014, Cook pleaded guilty to armed robbery ...

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  14. WRs Breshad Perriman and Chris Conley dine with BrownsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Dawgs By Nature

    ... for 1,044 yards and 9 touchdowns in 2014. Perriman's performance at the NFL Combine is even more impressive. The Lithonia, Georgia native logged a 40 yard dash time of 4.26, the third best time of all NFL draft prospects. The 6'2, 212 pound ...

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  15. After "Wild Goose Chase," Crews Rescue Bird With Dart Lodged in HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Patch.com

    ... to WSB-TV . The dart was removed from Gilbert's head shortly after arriving at the AWARE Wildlife Center in Lithonia on Wednesday, April 22. "Gilbert is doing great and there is even another goose at the center who has taken a love interest in him," ...

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  16. Michael Royce PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Pike County Journal and Reporter

    Mr. Michael R. Phillips, age 59, of Lithonia, formerly of Zebulon, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Emory University Hospital.

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  17. Great American cleanup in LithoniaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Cross Roads News

    Volunteers will clean up Rockbridge and Deshon roads and surrounding neighborhoods in Lithonia on April 25 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Great American Cleanup and Community Advocacy Day is sponsored by DeKalb District 4 Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton, the 100 Black Women Stone Mountain-Lithonia Chapter, and Keep DeKalb Beautiful. Gloves, sticks, bags and T-shirts will be provided.

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  18. Nunn joining CARE's mission platform to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Cross Roads News

    Michelle Nunn with Decatur Mayor Jack Baskett and Lithonia Mayor Deborah Jackson in 2014 at an appearance in Decatur during Nunn's U.S. Senatorial campaign. Michelle Nunn, who made an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate in November, will join the international humanitarian organization CARE as its new CEO on July 1. She said she's excited about the next chapter in her life with CARE, an icon that was born with the CARE packages sent to Europe in the wake of World War II.

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  19. Drug dealers plead guilty to holding ...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Cross Roads News

    Decatur drug dealers William James Wilkins and Michael Fairnot-Woods, who robbed letter carriers at gunpoint, have been sentenced to federal prison and ordered to pay $2,895 in restitution. Wilkins received 18 years and Fairnot-Woods got 15 years for their roles in an armed robbery spree that targeted U.S. Postal Service letter carriers in Decatur and Lithonia.

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  20. Cook-Out employees extinguish SUV fire in drive-thruRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | MDJonline.com

    ... Ford Explorer suddenly turned off while she and her husband were at a Cook-Out Restaurant drive-thru Wednesday in Lithonia. Young said she tried to turn the vehicle back on when flames shot out from under the hood. Young says she ran toward the ...

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