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  1. BeSomeOne Chess Master Orrin Hudson Speaks For FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OurTown

    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Must RSVP at orrin@besomeone.org When: December 20, 2014 from 1p.m. - 4p.m. Where: Fairfield Inn and Suites. 7850 Stonecrest Square, Lithonia, GA, 30038 To learn more about this event, watch the following video:

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  2. Lucille Smith Lamar, long- time Rockdale nurse passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | On Common Ground News

    ... by the community. She was a gentle woman who always wanted to help people," said her daughter, Josephine Lamar of Lithonia. Mrs. Lamar was raised in Washington, GA and moved to Rockdale after marrying Jodie Lamar, who preceded her in death. She went ...

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  3. New Cumming wastewater pumping station operational near Lake LanierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forsyth County News

    ... has awarded a bid to extend waterlines on Dr. Bramblett Road. The contract went to low bidder MidSouth Builders in Lithonia for $696,120. "That's more than a hundred thousand dollars lower than the second bid and the highest bid was 1.3 million," ...

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  4. 4 Arrested in Connection to 1990 MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    ... Joel Battaglia in Grand Rapids. The four suspects are Malcolm Xavier Jeffries 47, of Wyoming, Acey Marshall, 51, of Lithonia, Ga., Aurelias Jualious Marshall, 56, of Grand Rapids and Sheila Reed, 57, of Grand Rapids. According to AccessKent arrest ...

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  5. Left to right: Malcom Jefferies, Acey Marshall, Aurelias Marshall, Shelia ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOODTV.com

    Four people are in custody Thursday and are being charged with perjury in the murder investigation into the 1990 murder of Joel Battaglia in Grand Rapids. The four suspects are Malcolm Xavier Jeffries 47, of Wyoming, Acey Marshall, 51, of Lithonia, Ga., Aurelias Jualious Marshall, 56, of Grand Rapids and Sheila Reed, 57, of Grand Rapids.

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  6. Four arrested in connection with 1990 murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    According to the Kent County Prosecutor's Office, Aurelias Marshall and Sheila Reed of Grand Rapids, Malcolm Jeffries of Wyoming and Acey Marshall of Lithonia, Ga. have are all charged with perjury in connection with the investigation.

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  7. End Of 2014 Online Advertising Campaign Special---All On SBC Trade DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | OurTown

    ... along with the opportunity to be a featured merchant on a national talk show every other month. The cities include Lithonia, Stone Mountain, Snellville, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Loganville, Georgia. All of the articles, and talk show links will be ...

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  8. Life LinesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Nor'Wester

    Born in the small town of Lithonia, Georgia in 1923, Lanier Phillips grew up fearing for his life in the shadow of the Ku Klux Klan, the white supremacist group whose actions taught him to hate white people. Three decades later when I first heard of the Ku Klux Klan, Lanier had already been to war; had been shipwrecked on Newfoundland's rocky coast; had experienced life-changing treatment at the hands of the people of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland.

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  9. Get to Know the Apple of our Eye; Celebrating Teachers All Year LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Patch.com

    ... 10 month old son, Ethan, who is very busy and happy. Mrs. Cooper was born in Decatur, Georgia and raised in Lithonia, Georgia. She graduated from the Art Institute of Atlanta with a degree in Culinary Arts with a concentration in Baking, Pastry and ...

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  10. A conversation with Scotty ATLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... of Interstates 85 and 285 for its cover art and promo photos, bringing the title to life. As of late, the Lithonia native, 29, has made his name increasingly known further outside the perimeter, with Scion-sponsored releases , 106 & Park appearances ...

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  11. Under 40 SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... and then graduated from Fruitland Baptist Bible College in 2004. I am currently enrolled at Luther Rice Seminary in Lithonia, Georgia, pursuing another degree. My family and I currently live in Waynesville. Most people probably know me either from ...

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  12. Janitor cleans out store?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Revue & News

    ... 6, 2014. Store employees told police they had surveillance footage of a janitor, Quentin McKenzie Little, 23, of Lithonia, take iPhones off a back room shelf one at a time and conceal them either on his person or in janitorial equipment. He would ...

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  13. Metro Atlanta students letting their talents shine during the holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Examiner.com

    ... presentation. Selected students were also invited to provide mid-morning holiday cheer at the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia on Wednesday. This year Atlanta Public School's Superintendent, Meria J. Carstarphen and the Atlanta School Board encouraged ...

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  14. Toy drive for KES Inc.Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Cross Roads News

    Children served by the nonprofit KES Inc. will get gifts from the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce at its 21st Annual Holiday Lunch on Dec. 17. Members and guests are asked to bring new, unwrapped toys to the luncheon, which takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at This Is It at 2853 Panola Road in Lithonia.

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  15. Small fry flock to Stonecrest Library for carols, holiday storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | On Common Ground News

    "Jingle Bells," "Here Comes Santa Claus," and other Christmas carols filled the Stonecrest Library branch in Lithonia as staff members sang carols and read stories to children during the morning "Holiday Storytime" on Dec. 10. "We enjoy sharing the joy of Christmas with these little angels and I know they should be getting some nice things from Santa," said Glenda Zachary, who is the children's librarian for the branch. "I love events like this because they help to build social skills for my daughter.

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  16. Dec 12, 2014, 6 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Cross Roads News

    Developer Vaughn Irons wants to transform the mixed-use Covington Highway project into a resort and adult playground. His rezoning application comes before the Board of Commissioners on Dec. 16 A proposal to breathe new life into the struggling mixed-use Panola Slope development on Covington Highway in Decatur is coming before the DeKalb Board of Commissioners for a vote on Dec. 16. Residents who think the 24-hour resort and entertainment complex is a bad idea in the midst of a residential community plan to show up to oppose it while the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce has been drumming up support for it with targeted eblasts.

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  17. Toy giveaway at Lithonia churchRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Cross Roads News

    The Lithonia church will distribute the toys at its fourth annual Christmas toy giveaway on Dec. 23. Last year, it served nearly 400 children. This year, it hopes to serve at least 450 kids.

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  18. DeKalb cancels contract with proposed biomass plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Cross Roads News

    The controversial Green Energy Partners gasification plant that was planned for Lithonia will not happen with a contract from DeKalb County. The DeKalb Board of Commissioners voted Dec. 9 to cancel its July 13, 2010 contract to sell wood chips and yard waste to the $60 million plant that Green Energy Partners-DeKalb LLC has been trying to build in DeKalb for four years.

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  19. Acuity Brands Lighting deal moves forward in RockdaleRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | On Common Ground News

    Green Energy Partners, DeKalb LLC said it is moving forward with its plans to build a biomass gasification plant near Lithonia, despite DeKalb County's Dec. 10 decision to cancel a contract to supply yard waste for the project after the company failed to build the facility it promised more than four years ago. The announcement from Green Energy sparked outrage from opponents, who have renewed their vow to fight to stop the plant .

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  20. Small fry flock to Stonecrest Library for carols, holiday storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | On Common Ground News

    "Jingle Bells," "Here Comes Santa Claus," and other Christmas carols filled the Stonecrest Library branch in Lithonia as staff members sang carols and read stories to children during the morning "Holiday Storytime" on Dec. 10. "We enjoy sharing the joy of Christmas with these little angels and I know they should be getting some nice things from Santa," said Glenda Zachary, who is the children's librarian for the branch. "I love events like this because they help to build social skills for my daughter.

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