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  1. What to Do While School Is Out for HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Patch.com

    ... DeKalb History Center Museum . They are currently offering three exhibits on the main floor of the historic DeKalb County Courthouse. All exhibits are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Galleries and offices will be closed Dec. 24, ...

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  2. Vigil in Sycamore honors cancer fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Chronicle

    Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com Dylan Foord, 15, of Sycamore, places a luminaria for his Aunt Judy in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse during a luminaria vigil hosted by Relay for Life DeKalb County in Sycamore on Thursday, December 11, 2014. SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Relay for Life hosted its third annual luminaria vigil Thursday at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore to remember those who have battled cancer.

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  3. Luminaria vigil remembers those struggling with cancerRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... fighting cancer or have lost their battle doesn't stop either. For the third year in a row, Relay For Life of DeKalb County will hold a remembrance vigil for the holiday season. The holidays can be a difficult time for people who have lost a loved ...

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  4. DeKalb Magistrate Court's Criminal division temporarily relocatingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | On Common Ground News

    Effective Dec. 8, the Criminal Division of the Magistrate Court of DeKalb County will be temporarily relocating from its current location on Camp Circle in Decatur, to the DeKalb County Courthouse, 4th floor, Judicial Tower, 556 North McDonough Street, Decatur. The Camp Circle location will be closed during renovations, which are expected to last six months.

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  5. Sycamore man found not guilty of sex abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – Larry Phillips walked out of DeKalb County Courthouse a free man for the first time in more than a year after jurors acquitted him Tuesday of sexual abuse. Phillips, 52, previously of the 300 block of Grant Street in Sycamore, had been accused of fondling an older woman who lived in the same apartment complex on March 5, 2013.

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  6. New judge Phil Montgomery pays tribute to mom after taking oathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    Prosecutor Phil Montgomery presents his opening statements to the court during the first day of Patricia Schmidt's trial Jan. 28 at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore. Montgomery was sworn in Friday as an associate circuit judge.

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  7. Veterans stand vigil to honor comradesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Dana Herra – dherra@shawmedia.com Army veteran Tom Clarner stands guard in a 24-hour veterans vigil in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse on Nov. 8, 2014. Local veterans took one-hour shifts standing guard at the county's veterans memorials the weekend before Veterans Day.

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  8. Community leaders stand by former DeKalb schools' chief Crawford LewisRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    A group of community leaders are standing behind former DeKalb Schools' Superintendent Crawford Lewis, protesting a judge's handling of the case. Led by former DeKalb County Sheriff Thomas Brown, the group of leaders gathered at the DeKalb County Courthouse gazebo in Decatur on Oct. 28 to hold a news conference and oppose DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker's actions.

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  9. Our view: Thumbs-up to cancer survivors encouraging othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    Thumbs-up: To survivors who encourage others . Breast cancer survivor Cheryl Chilson distributes care packages to DeKalb County breast cancer patients being treated at the KishHealth Cancer Center.

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  10. Veterans needed for courthouse vigilRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – Veterans are needed to volunteer to help provide a 24-hour vigil at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore from 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. For many years, the vigil was coordinated by DeKalb County VietNow. Last year, Dwain Adkins and Mark A. Pietrowski Sr. took over the event.

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  11. DeKalb County hosting domestic violence symposiumRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | WTVC

    Organizers say the event is expected to include a resource fair and a program featuring a domestic violence survivor, experts on the issue and group discussions. Organizers say those who are unable to attend the symposium are still encouraged to donate used cellphones at the Solicitor-General's Office on the fifth floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse.

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  12. DeKalb Solicitor-General to host symposium to fight domestic violenceRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County Solicitor-General Sherry Boston is inviting the public to attend her fourth annual community resource fair and symposium on domestic violence Thursday, Oct. 23, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Manuel Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur. Co-sponsored by Verizon Wireless, the event entitled Building Bridges, Making Connections: Coordinating a Community Response to Domestic Violence will include a resource fair and free breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. followed by a program featuring a survivor, experts and community resources on domestic violence, including group discussions and videos.

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  13. Pumpkin Fest house walk includes public, private buildingsRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... and the Sycamore in which he lived. The house walk will include a two-hour opportunity to tour the historic DeKalb County Courthouse from 10 a.m. until noon, plus author talks by Clint Cargile, author of “Five-Mile Spur Line: A Railroad ...

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  14. Sneak peek at Pumpkin Fest historic homes tourRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    The DeKalb County Courthouse will be one of the stops on this year's Pumpkin Festival tour of historic sites. SYCAMORE – On Thursday, Oct. 2, the Sycamore History Museum will sponsor a special sneak preview of this year's Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour, featuring noted local historian Steve Bigolin.

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  15. Waller to be sworn in as a circuit judgeRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Judge Bradley J. Waller will be sworn in as a resident circuit judge for DeKalb County at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, in the DeKalb County Courthouse.

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  16. DeKalb County District Attorney recognized with awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Staff / Katherine Frye / DeKalb District Attorney Robert James looks over some paperwork in his office at the DeKalb County Courthouse.

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  17. Face Time With Jim AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ... Jim Anderson sometimes has a hard time remaining silent during criminal trials. During his 16 years at the DeKalb County Courthouse, Anderson has seen many defendants accept plea agreements and go through trials. His primary responsibilities as ...

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  18. Group Hopes To Repair DeKalb County War MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | WIFR

    ... Union Veterans of the Civil War hopes to raise $10,000 for repairs. The century-old memorial in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore depicts three soldiers. A sword and a musket are missing, although the musket's been replaced with a ...

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  19. Group hopes to repair DeKalb County war memorialRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Union Veterans of the Civil War hopes to raise $10,000 for repairs. The century-old memorial in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore depicts three soldiers. A sword and a musket are missing, although the musket's been replaced with a ...

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  20. Fundraising effort underway to repair DeKalb County Courthouse Civil War memorialRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    The monument in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse, which features three soldiers – two of them are seen here – is missing a sword , and a musket , both of which disappeared years ago.

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