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    ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order requiring all persons in a public place, including private businesses and establishments, to wear a mask or a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth when indoors


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July 28, 2021

      STONE MOUNTAIN, GA—The Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library, 952 Leon St.,  is preparing to reopen its doors again after being closed for two years to undergo renovations. An open house is scheduled Thursday, Aug. 5, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. to give patrons a sneak peek at the new look and new furnishings. Completed […]

July 28, 2021

      CONYERS, GA—Conyers Police Department (CPD) is preparing to again to offer a Citizens Police Academy this fall. The 10-week academy will be held on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 14.Each session will be held 6 to 8 p.m and most sessions will take place in the Conyers Police Department training room at 1194 Scott […]

July 28, 2021

        WASHINGTON, D.C. —Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that four venues in his district will receive more than $542,000 in Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG). The four venues receiving funds are: A.R.T. Station in Stone Mountain: $61,609 Onstage Atlanta in Scottdale: $84,521 J.D. Entertainment, LLC in Covington: $391,798 Conyers Rockdale Council […]

July 28, 2021

            ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order requiring all persons in a public place, including private businesses and establishments, to wear a mask or a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth when indoors. The Order is in response to the rising number of COVID-19 infections, the […]

July 28, 2021

            DeKalb County School District will host its Back-to-School DriveThru event on July 31, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three locations: Buck Godfrey Stadium in Decatur, James R. Hallford Stadium in Clarkson and North DeKalb Stadium in Chamblee. The event will feature DCSD Village, school supplies, food […]

July 27, 2021

    Families cooled off at Browns Mill Family Aquatics Center today(July 27), eager to enjoy the pools and water play structures. The center, which had been closed since 2019 due to the COVID pandemic, reopened at noon today and city officials were glad to welcome the community back.



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July 28, 2021

            DeKalb County School District will host its Back-to-School DriveThru event on July 31, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three locations: Buck Godfrey Stadium in Decatur, James R. Hallford Stadium in Clarkson and North DeKalb Stadium in Chamblee. The event will feature DCSD Village, school supplies, food […]

July 23, 2021

  Five Student Conservation Association interns, sponsored by The Nature Conservancy of Georgia’s CITY program, took part in a six week internship, maintaining trails and conserving ecosystems. Seen here with LA Allen, GDEI Training and Education Specialist at The Nature Conservancy, who helped manage the program.    SCA interns helped park rangers spread mulch at […]

July 23, 2021

          As students prepare to head back to classrooms next month, community groups, houses of worship and others are hosting back-to-school events in DeKalb,  Gwinnett and Rockdale counties to help them get ready. Here is a look at some of the events:     Gwinnett County to host Back-to-School Fun Day […]

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    STONECREST, GA—The City of Stonecrest will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon on Wednesday (Dec. 23,) for the grand opening of Belinda’s Southern Cuisine. Owner Belinda Hull has opened the restaurant in the former Buffalo Wild Wings, 7322 Stonecrest Concourse, outside the Mall at Stonecrest. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and […]


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Oahu: Field of flowers

Luna Brown, 5, enjoys picking plumerias, the flowers most commonly used to make leis, outside a local library in Waimanalo, Hawaii. She and her mother, Mackenzie Morgan, who is a certified meditation and yoga instructor based in East Metro Atlanta, recently spent some time on the island of Oahu exploring and recharging. Their two-month learning […]
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