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  1. Keiser University Announces Graduate Receives Awards from Virginia...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Arthur Keiser, Ph.D and Belinda Keiser are pleased to recognize Keiser University graduate from the Lakeland campus, Peter Dewey, for being one of the members of the Virginia Gazette's advertising and composition staff who collaborated to win 19 awards. Dewey was a collaborator in four of the overall awards won.

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  2. Crook apologizes after robbing four storesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    Have you seen this man? Police want to know. Police say the suspect has robbed two DeKalb County CVS stores, one CVS store in Conyers and a Walgreens in Covington.

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  3. Female Athlete of the WeekZaaynah Saadiq--REDANRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    On April 14, Redan freshman Zaaynah Saadiq won the All-Around gold medal to help the Lady Raiders capture the DeKalb County Gymnastics Championships at Dunwoody. Saadiq won the uneven parallel bar event with a score of 8.35 and finished second on the balance beam en route to a 32.20 total in all four events to edge Dunwoody freshman Anna Boss for the All-Around award.

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  4. Great American cleanup in LithoniaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | 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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  5. One More Week of Free Adoptions and Meet LifeLine's DeKalb Pets of the Week: Peggy and TiggerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Don't miss out! There is one week left in our "Spring into Adoption" promotion, where all pets weighing 25 lbs. or more may be adopted for no charge at DeKalb County Animal Services ! This includes their spay/neuter, vaccines and microchip too! So hurry in, and adopt some love today.

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

    15 hrs ago | 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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  7. Drug dealers plead guilty to holding ...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | 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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  8. Crime victims to share storiesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    Nichole Villafane and Charmagne Helton will share their stories of strength and survival at "Engaging Communities, Empowering Victims" on April 25 at the Gazebo on the Square in Decatur. The ceremony, which honors and remembers victims, takes place from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. as part of Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 19-25.

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  9. Open Houses in North Druid Hills and Briarcliff This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Check back every week for a listing of the latest open houses scheduled in the area and new homes for sale. Want to publicize an open house or a home for sale/rent that isn't in the feed? Comment below with the information and a link to the listing online.

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  10. News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A prosecutor says the three remaining defendants on trial for the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major from Decatur, Georgia, didn't beat him because they disliked him but because it was tradition. State Attorney Jeff Ashton said today during closing arguments in Orlando that Robert Champion's death was the result of a hazing tradition that was ingrained in the school's famed band.

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  11. Prosecutor Worried Praying Defendants May Sway Jury In FAMU CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Closing arguments in the trial of three defendants charged in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major are being held up as a prosecutor wants to find out if jurors were influenced by the sight of two defendants praying outside the courtroom. Almost all of the six jurors and two alternates say they saw Aaron Golson and Benjamin McNamee praying before deputies let lawyers and court personnel into the courtroom Friday.

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  12. Prosecutor worried praying may sway jury in FAMU caseRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WTVC

    Closing arguments in the trial of three defendants charged in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major are being held up as a prosecutor wants to find out if jurors were influenced by the sight of two defendants praying outside the courtroom. Almost all of the six jurors and two alternates say they saw Aaron Golson and Benjamin McNamee praying before deputies let lawyers and court personnel into the courtroom Friday.

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  13. Cultivating demand for Gulf oysters after spillRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    Now, after trying the slimy mollusks for the first time in 2014, the pair of recent retirees partakes in oyster happy hour nearly every two weeks at Kimball House in Decatur, Georgia. It's the kind of oyster loyalty Kimball House co-owner Bryan Rackley tries to foster by serving new varieties whenever possible.

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  14. Monte Hewett Homes Sponsors Decatur's danceDanceDANCE! FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    With new townhomes now under construction at East Howard Place in Decatur, Monte Hewett Homes truly has a vested interest in the surrounding neighborhood. As one of the sponsors for the upcoming danceDanceDANCE! event, Monte Hewett Homes aims to help the city of Decatur become a more vibrant place to live.

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  15. Attorneys making closing arguments in FAMU hazing trialRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Attorneys are making their closing arguments in the trial of the last three defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A & M drum major. Prosecutors and defense attorneys are making their final arguments Friday before jurors start deliberating on whether the three former band members are guilty of manslaughter or hazing.

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  16. Tea cup Chihuahua forfeits life to save familyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | OurTown

    The Decatur, Georgia family home was destroyed by fire on Sunday, April 13, 2015. It happened around 3pm and it apparently to be due to a faulty electrical outlet.

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  17. Atlanta's Unemployment Rate DeclinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... were jobless in March, but the overall workforce declined from 214,109 to 212,892. In Atlanta's section of DeKalb County, the unemployment rate decreased from 5.5 percent to 5.2 percent; in March of 2014, the city's unemployment rate was 5.4 ... 3 comments

  18. Young woman honored in fight against cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Road Atlanta this weekend, from April 24th through April 26th. The Historic Spor It took seven hours for DeKalb County crews to rescue a puppy, but it was all worth it when the dog was reunited with a little girl. It took seven hours for DeKalb ...

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  19. Keiser University's College of Golf and Sport Management Partners with Wounded Warrior ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    We will also explore opportunities to provide some adaptive golf lessons for interested WWP veterans -John McMurry, Campus Vice President Keiser University's College of Golf and Sport Management was pleased to welcome Mr. William Hannigan, Physical health & Wellness Specialist and Coordinator for the Wounded Warrior Project to the campus. He brought his service dog, Pepa, and they toured the campus and visited with students, faculty and staff.

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  20. Hundreds to celebrate CrossRoadsNews and community honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cross Roads News

    The 20th Anniversary Gala on April 25 at Ramada Plaza Hotel features performances by the Solid Soul Phase II Band and electric violinist Delores Major . More than 450 supporters, readers, advertisers, community leaders and elected officials will help CrossRoadsNews founders Jennifer and Curtis Parker celebrate the newspaper's 20th year of publishing on April 25 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Atlanta.

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