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  1. $1.7M in marijuana seized during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Almost 1,700 pounds of marijuana was discovered in a semitruck An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer arrested a man early Wednesday $1.7M in marijuana seized during traffic stop Almost 1,700 pounds of marijuana was discovered in a semitruck An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer arrested a man early Wednesday Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1G8Y7Ec Nearly 1,700 pounds of marijuana was discovered in a man's semi-truck after a Department of Public Safety officer pulled him over early Tuesday morning, according to a DPS press release. The officer pulled over 64-year-old Nathaniel Fripp, from Lithonia, Ga., around 1:12 a.m. for a traffic violation and became suspicious during the stop, the statement said.

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  2. Scrapbook classes at Redan-TrottiRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    Capture old memories and provide a space for new ones at Learn to Make a Scrapbook on Saturdays beginning March 14 at Redan-Trotti Library in Lithonia. At the multi-week program, which continues to April 25, participants will learn all about making a scrapbook.

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  3. Metro Atlantans to march in SelmaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    ... Rights Act that protected African-Americans' right to vote. Drummers from First Afrikan Presbyterian Church in Lithonia will help send off the buses departing from the Mall West End at 6 a.m. on Sunday. The Voters Empowerment Collaborative, led by ...

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  4. House bills for three new DeKalb ...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    ... heels of the bills for LaVista Hills and Tucker, which dropped a date earlier. State Rep. Dee Dawkins Haigler (D-Lithonia) introduced the bill to create the proposed 29-square-mile city of Stonecrest. It was co-sponsored by state Reps. Tonya ...

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  5. Local NewsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

    ... Tuesday of the month at DeKalb Medical- Hillandale (Administration Conference room), 2801 DeKalb Medical Parkway, Lithonia. Networking at 6 p.m. The meeting is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.abwa.org. On Common Ground News is a ...

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  6. Bonaventure Quartet to gig in DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cross Roads News

    ... a space for new ones at Learn to Make a Scrapbook on Saturdays beginning March 14 at Redan-Trotti Library in Lithonia. At the multi-week program, which continues to April 25, participants will learn all about making a scrapbook. Sessions will cover ...

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  7. Three indicted for stealing restitution money from Ga. agencyRead the original story

    Thursday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Prosecutors say two former Georgia Department of Corrections workers and an accomplice accused of stealing restitution money have been indicted by a federal grand jury. Authorities say 37-year-old Tammi Stephens of Forsyth, 41-year-old Daynna Gregory of Lithonia and 54-year-old Richard Cantrell of Marietta were arraigned Thursday on theft of public funds and conspiracy charges.

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  8. Community forum on BOC District 5 selection processRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Cross Roads News

    A community forum on March 5 will explain how South DeKalb's long-awaited District 5 Board of Commissioners member will be chosen. The forum scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Redan Recreation Center in Lithonia will feature several members of the BOC to explain the latest attempt to fill the vacancy that has left 140,000 residents without a representative on the board.

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  9. Brockport man pleads guilty to mail fraud and forging treasury checksRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Empire State News

    ... Service records confirmed that between March 2013 and August 2013, at least 20 Express Mail pieces addressed from Lithonia, GA had been delivered to Ray's Brockport residence. The defendant told investigators that he had the packages addressed to ...

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  10. Cairo's Cinderella run continues towards Final FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... but have won three straight road playoff games to earn their spot in the semifinals. Cairo upset top ten-ranked Lithonia in the state quarters Thursday night. Now they'll be up against number one seed Carrollton in the Trojans' own backyard at the ...

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  11. Sporty Girls clothing drive, fashion show benefit ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Cross Roads News

    NTRC Tax Service in Lithonia is accepting donations of athletic wear for the Sporty Girls clothing drive and fashion show. Sporty Girls athletes are accepting donations of new and gently used athletic clothing at NTRC Tax Service in Lithonia for their first community service project to benefit homeless girls.

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  12. Middle schoolers face off for STEM Wars ...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Cross Roads News

    Ten middle school teams will face off in the inaugural STEM Wars Competition & Showcase on Feb. 28 at Arabia Mountain High in Lithonia. The 9 a.m.-to-4 p.m. event presented by Teens T.U.R.N. U.P. is free, and check-in begins at 8 a.m. Teams represent Champion Theme, Chapel Hill, Columbia, D.A.T.E., Freedom, Lithonia, Miller Grove, Redan and Salem middle schools and Leadership Prep Academy.

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  13. Fairington Elementary gets gifts from DOE employees ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Cross Roads News

    NTRC Tax Service in Lithonia is accepting donations of athletic wear for the Sporty Girls clothing drive and fashion show. Students and faculty members at fire-damaged Fairington Elementary received donations of school supplies from state School Superintendent Richard Woods and Department of Education workers on Feb. 20. Woods visited the school on Philip Brantley Drive in Lithonia with DeKalb Superintendent Michael Thurmond and state board member Lisa Kinnemore as the shipment arrived and excited Fairington children turned out to greet them.

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  14. Chamber seeks Educator of Year nomineesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Cross Roads News

    Family members, friends or associates can nominate a woman in education for the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year. GLCC will celebrate women who have made significant contributions to the lives of children in the field of education in March for Women's History Month.

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  15. Antioch-Lithonia MBC celebrates pastor's 20th anniversaryRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | On Common Ground News

    In March, historic Antioch-Lithonia Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating the 20-year leadership of Pastor James C. Ward and his wife, First Lady Idell Ward. Antioch will roll out the red carper for the couple with more than a dozen of the church's ministries honoring them March 2-8.

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  16. Antioch-Lithonia MBC celebrates pastor's 20th anniversaryRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | On Common Ground News

    In March, historic Antioch-Lithonia Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating the 20-year leadership of Pastor James C. Ward and his wife, First Lady Idell Ward. Antioch will roll out the red carper for the couple with more than a dozen of the church's ministries honoring them March 2-8.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    It was a lot closer than most rooting for the Knights would've liked, but Deerfield-Windsor did dispatch a feisty Trinity Christian team Thursday night, 66-61. The Cairo Syrupmakers' Cinderella run will continue, thanks to a 61-47 win over Lithonia Thursday night in the GHSA AAAA state quarterfinals.

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  18. Candlelight vigil held for Southwest DeKalb High graduateRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | On Common Ground News

    ... the many trophies she helped win over her years of gymnastics. Jones graduated from Southwest DeKalb High School in Lithonia in 2014. She was the captain of Southwest DeKalb's varsity gymnastics team and was named the "Most Valuable Player" her ...

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  19. 5 people indicted for income tax fraudRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WTVC

    The U.S Attorney's Office identified the defendants as Timothy Benjamin Taylor of Clinton; Terence Antonio Thompson of Lithonia, Georgia; Christopher Lashawn Chamberlin of Bailey; Donald Price of Jackson; and Tamia Patrice Herndon of Jackson. An indictment alleges the five used stolen identification information to fill out federal tax returns, submitted the returns with false wage and deduction information and attempted to receive illegal refunds.

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  20. Teacher Allegedly Shot, Killed by Boyfriend in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    A Lithonia man is behind bars at the DeKalb County jail on Tuesday following his arrest for the murder of his elementary school teacher girlfriend last week. According to FOX 5 Atlanta, Antoine Hood called 911 on Feb. 17 to report that his girlfriend, Candace McGriff, had shot herself to keep him from leaving her.

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