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  • DeKalb CEO Thurmond announces reopening of all park facilities, swim season
    DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is scheduled to reopen all facilities and amenities for public usage, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced today.

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May 17, 2021

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is scheduled to reopen all facilities and amenities for public usage, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced today. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines will be observed during nature programs and activities to ensure protocols are being practiced. “I know everyone is eager to get back to participating […]

May 17, 2021

Virtual public meetings May 17, 19 & 20           DeKalb County has launched an effort to develop its 2050 Unified Plan. This plan will combine two long-range strategic documents into one: a Comprehensive Transportation Plan which identifies priority transportation projects and policy recommendations, and a Comprehensive Land Use Plan which establishes the […]

May 17, 2021

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a board meeting on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at Join by phone at 602-333-0032 or 888-270-9936 and use conference code 171493. Agenda Adoption of Agenda Administrative Items Approval of Minutes of April 15, 2021 Approval of […]

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The Mall at Stonecrest rolls out Stoney and Pebbles, April 29, 2021

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May 13, 2021

Photos by Kelly Jordan  Today (May 13), DeKalb County Schools Board Chair Vickie B. Turner and City Schools of Decatur Board Chair Tasha White hosted a joint press conference with DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and leaders of the DeKalb County House and Senate Delegation to celebrate the passing of Senate Bill 293. The annexation legislation […]

May 12, 2021

Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) is hosting a Virtual Teacher Job Fair on Wednesday, May 19, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Interested candidates may pre-register at or with Career Fair Plus at The district is seeking outstanding candidates for teaching positions for the 2021-2022 school year. Most RCPS schools will be represented and interviews will be […]

May 12, 2021

ATLANTA – Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & NE Georgia (BBB) announced this week the five winners of the 2021 Students of Integrity scholarship, where recipients received between $3,000 to $5,000 for future academic needs. The scholarship, which brought video submissions from the students, prompted discussions about what it means to exemplify ethics and […]


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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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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 […]


April 15, 2021Travel

                          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 […]


Gov. Kemp approves $1 million in grant funding to bolster tourism across variety of digital + print media ATLANTA— Explore Georgia, the state tourism office within the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), announced several new initiatives today(May 3) to increase visitation and support tourism recovery in the state. During a virtual event held at the […]

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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 […]

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