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  • Cedar Grove shuts down GAC in 47-0 Region 5-3A victory
    A shutout by the No. 1 ranked Cedar Grove Saints defense and a big second half surge by their offense added up to a Region 5-3A opening 47-0 victory over Greater Atlanta Christian(GAC) at “Buck” Godfrey Stadium on Friday (Sept. 17.

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September 20, 2021

  ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced that a warrant was issued for Jasmine Bland, 30, of McDonough, for one count of Insurance Fraud. Bland is wanted for filing a fraudulent claim concerning an Uber car accident. “Ms. Bland is accused of initiating a fraudulent injury claim involving a car accident,” […]

September 20, 2021

  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – The Rockdale County Board of Elections will conduct the City of Conyers General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Only voters in the Conyers and Olde Town Precincts are eligible to vote in this election. The ballot will include Mayor, City Council District 1 and City Council District 2, Post 1. […]

September 20, 2021

National organization recognizes enhanced cyber security   DECATUR, GA—For the fifth consecutive year, DeKalb County Government has won national recognition as a leader in the innovative use of technology, including its work in enhancing the county’s cyber security. The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo) ranked DeKalb County second in […]

September 20, 2021

                                      By Mark Brock   A shutout by the No. 1 ranked Cedar Grove Saints defense and a big second half surge by their offense added up to a Region 5-3A opening 47-0 victory over Greater Atlanta […]

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September 17, 2021

Pictured left to right: RCPS Superintendent  Terry Oatts, RMSST/RCHS senior and 2022 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist Laura Goldgar, RMSST Director Amanda Baskett, RCHS Principal Eldridge Powell   Rockdale County Public Schools congratulates Laura Goldgar, a Rockdale Magnet School of Science and Technology (RMSST) / Rockdale County High School (RCHS) senior distinguished as a Semifinalist in […]

September 15, 2021

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA–DeKalb County announced today that it has launched a smartphone app, Edulog Parent Portal, to provide parents and guardians information about their child’s school bus ride. The launch of the new app follows the massive number of school bus drivers who did not report to work in the district’s Region on Sept. […]

September 14, 2021

AARP Experience Corps brings students, seniors together   DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb County Human Services Department is recruiting volunteers to participate in its tutoring program designed to help DeKalb students improve their reading skills. Participating DeKalb schools will include: Stoneview Elementary, Pine Ridge Elementary, Murphy Candler Elementary, E.L. Miller Elementary and Redan Elementary. Informational sessions will be […]


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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 […]

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