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  1. Suwanee residents give input on Master Plan update, hear info on Buford Hwy ProjectRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Residents of Suwanee packed City Hall Thursday night to give their input and hear updates on the city's Master Plan, which was first adopted in 2002. City Manager Marty Allen gave an overview of the Buford Highway Project; he says construction should begin sometime this summer on the plan.


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

    2 hrs ago | 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.


  3. WOW House: $974K Buys 'Timeless Elegance Inside and Out'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Impressive newer construction with a timeless elegance inside and out, plus a combination of features that's hard to find in Decatur. Highlights include a truly spacious floor plan with three flexible living areas; a fantastic master suite; detached in-law suite w/ bath & kitchenette; attached garage + 2-car carport; huge wraparound porch w/ magnificent landscaping on a generous level lot.


  4. Georgia Senate passes school takeover measureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... - 27 - that fell into that low-performing category during the last three school years, followed closely by the DeKalb County school system with 26. "We have created a structure that works well in many places," said Sen. Charlie Bethel , R-Dalton. ...


  5. Akron couple, Georgia woman charged with evading IRS, trafficking cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    A Copley couple and a woman from Stone Mountain, Georgia are charged with conspiring to defraud the United States and concealing money to avoid paying taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. Lawrence and Angela Tipton, as well as Ebony Brown, are charged with using a trucking business called Palmyra Acres to funnel profits from drug trafficking along with the business' legitimate proceeds.


  6. It's Not Just FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... inability to pay can easily land them back in prison. As was the case for Kevin Thompson, a black resident of Dekalb County, Georgia. He was put on probation for thirty days, during which he had to pay off more than $800 in fines related to traffic ...


  7. Decatur Police Seek Armed Robbery SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    According to spokeswoman Jennifer Ross, a man returned to the corner of Church Street and Commerce Drive to get into his parked 1994 Jeep Cherokee at approximately 11 p.m., only to discover that the lock and ignition had been damaged. Unable to start the vehicle, he walked to a restaurant on East Court Square .


  8. Stone Mountain Man Wins $350K Lottery Windfall ... TaxfreeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    One lucky Stone Mountain man is ramped up with excitement after winning a prize, taxes paid, from the Georgia Lottery. William Jenkins, 45, played the instant game $350,000 Taxes Paid and won a $350,000 top prize.


  9. Smyrna Woman Bravely Battling Crippling DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    A Smyrna woman has spent the last three and half years battling against a progressive and ultimately fatal neurological disorder, but has faced each new challenge with an indomitable spirit. Jennie Fountain first received a diagnosis of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, at the Emory ALS Center in North Decatur, FOX 5 Atlanta said.


  10. Nonprofit, Northlake Mall team up for prom dress giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    A dress drive to outfit girls in need just in time for prom season is underway in DeKalb County. Northlake Mall, at 4800 Briarcliff Road, NE, in Atlanta, is teaming up with local nonprofit Enchanted Closet to host the 13th annual Enchanting Lives Dress Drive, annual prom dress giveaway event and the Enchanting Lives Prom Prep 101 and vendor fair.


  11. Sikh student being bullied on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    A middle school Sikh American student accused his schoolmates of being racist and Posted cellphone video of the bullying on YouTube. The students called the youngster a "terrorist" among other taunts.


  12. Local NewsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | On Common Ground News

    Join Commissioner Watson and the community cabinet Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Southwest DeKalb High School located at 2863 Kelley Chapel Rd, Decatur, GA 30034. Commissioner Watson enthusiastically continues his efforts to provide interesting information that the community can use.


  13. Juanita Jean EstradaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Cortland and Phrona Kisner Alyea; one sister, Helen Jane Farthing; and aunt and uncle, Nellie and Endres Blizzard, who raised her after she lost her parents at an early age. 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.


  14. Best of MARTA: 2014 Best of Atlanta restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    Thanks to Atlanta Magazine's annual Best of Atlanta list , there's an easy place to view some of the top restaurants around the city in addition to the best activities and shopping destinations. Unlike some of the other "best of" lists, the magazine staff selects the winners each year, though readers get to pick their favorite burger, pizza, brunch, late-night dining, special-occasion and sushi spots.


  15. Welcome to Atlanta Georgetown CupcakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... the time to do it! LifeLine Animal Project is helping bring luck to your home through a special promotion at DeKalb County Animal Services and Fulton County Animal Services. If you have ever considered adopting a pet, now is the time to do it! ...


  16. Egg Freezing Seminar Allows Women to Pause the Biological Clock for Age, Social or Medical ReasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Atlanta Center for Reproductive Medicine invites women to attend a discussion and social gathering on March 30 to learn more about egg freezing. Build your family when the time is right for you.


  17. Juanita J. EstradaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Cortland and Phrona Kisner Alyea; and one sister, Helen Jane Farthing.


  18. Lady Lions' rebuilding season endsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    A layup by Peyton Whitted with 1:01 remaining pulled the Penn State Lady Lions within two points , but Indiana responded with a three-point play and a trio of free throws down the stretch to post a 68-63 win in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. Sophomore Sierra Moore had 18 points via a 9-for-13 shooting performance to lead the Lady Lions.


  19. Police close two January casesRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Officers of the Commerce Police Department closed a couple of January cases during the past week, arresting a suspect for using a stolen EBT card and another for attempting to obtain drugs with a fraudulent prescription. Police arrested Cathy Mashburn Russell, 45, 190 Short Seagraves Road, Danielsville, on charges of financial transaction card fraud.


  20. Man breaks into car, stays thereRead the original story

    Wednesday | John's Creek Herald

    ... dentify the suspect as Joel Townsend Diekhoff, 32, of Dunwoody, who had warrants for his arrest from Idaho and DeKalb County for burglary.