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April 15, 2021

  STONECREST—Willie “Willa” Moss celebrated her 100th birthday in pandemic style–wearing a mask and seated in a wheelchair on her porch flanked by masked family members and friends. A drum line and  dancers serenaded the District 5 resident who became a centenarian on April 14. Moss’ daughter, Dr. Felicia Mayfield, hosted the event.   Stonecrest […]

April 15, 2021

  The following statement was released today(April 15) by four members of the Stonecrest City Council, who approved the motion. Councilmember Jimmy Clanton abstained from voting on the motion during the April 12 City Council meeting because his name was mentioned in the report.          

April 13, 2021

  Farm will feature country store, hen house, 275-seat amphitheater, DeKalb’s largest wheelchair-accessible swimming pool, entrepreneurship training and more    DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson has unveiled a comprehensive plan for the development of a $1.4 million state-of-the-art youth farm. The Education, Market, Botanicals, Agriculture, and Recreational Center (E.M.B.A.R.C.) Community Youth Farm will […]


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Stonecrest mayor responds to allegations, April 15, 2021






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Education


April 15, 2021

The 2021 DeKalb County Junior Varsity Track Championships provided some exciting moments as the Stephenson Lady Jaguars and Decatur Bulldogs captured the respective titles on April 13 at Buck Godfrey Stadium in Decatur. Stephenson held off a late charge by defending champion (2019) Arabia Mountain to capture the title by a slim 96-93 margin. The […]

April 14, 2021

      CONYERS, GA–  This year, seven students from Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) have been selected to attend the 2021 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) hosted at Berry College in Rome, Georgia this summer. The students selected are: Laura Goldgar (Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology), Mathematics. Leigh Whitlock (Heritage High School), Communicative […]

April 13, 2021

        ATLANTA– Gov. Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Education have opened the applications for the Families of Children with Special Needs Reimbursement fund through May 14. “In my State of the State Address this year, I announced that Georgia would set aside $10 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief funds […]

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Nicole Hendrickson, Gwinnett County’s first  African American BOC chair: State of the County Address, March 3, 2021…View Gallery 

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Restaurants


December 22, 2020Restaurants

    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 […]

Travel


April 15, 2021Coming UpTravel

  CONYERS, GA—The Taste of Spring Festival and Conyers Car Show will be held in Olde Town Conyers on Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 60 arts and crafts exhibitors and food vendors will line the streets of the historic district while the Conyers Car Show, sponsored by Redline Event Productions, […]

Explore


April 15, 2021Explore

                          PENSACOLA, FL— Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA), the governing body for Pensacola Beach, recently launched a new, content-rich website showcasing the many unique creatures and features of the barrier island. Pensacola Beach has long been a favorite spot for vacationers who are drawn […]


Farmers Market


January 10, 2021Farmers MarketsLife

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension is calling for applications for Fresh on DeK, the DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market, stops for 2021. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Launched in May 2015, Fresh on DeK has raised awareness about the importance of fruit and vegetable consumption for healthy living by providing fresh, affordable produce […]


Special Event


April 1, 2021Black History Month

ATLANTA – State Rep. Angela Moore paid tribute to former State Rep. Pam Stephenson, who previously served House District 90, through a morning order on the House floor and resolution presentation on March 25.   In the spirit of Women’s History Month, Moore honored the life achievements and public service of Stephenson, commending Stephenson’s work […]




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