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  • Gwinnett County mourns death of Water Resources employee killed in hit-and-run on the job
    GWINNETT COUNTY, GA — Gwinnett County government is mourning the death of Constantin “George” Bolof, a veteran employee of the Gwinnett Department of Water Resources.


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January 6, 2021

ATLANTA – Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock has claimed victory in defeating Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler in the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff election, The Associated Press and other media outlets reported. Making history, Warnock became the first Black Democrat elected to the U.S. Senate from the South. Warnock announced his win in Georgia’s U.S. Senate special election […]

January 5, 2021

  Volunteers are needed to sign up over the next three days—Jan. 6-8—to conduct ballot curing (helping people whose ballots were rejected). A 45-minute virtual training session is required along with a 2.5-hour canvassing shift. As a ballot rescuer canvasser, you will knock on doors to help Georgia voters fix their rejected ballots and ensure […]

January 5, 2021

  DeKalb County and officers from around the state are mourning the loss of DeKalb Police Sgt. Daniel Mobley, 44, who was fatally struck while assisting with a wreck involving another DeKalb Police officer on Saturday, Jan. 2.  The accident occurred around 9 a.m. at I-75-85 southbound near Williams Street in downtown Atlanta.  Sgt. Mobley was transported to  Grady […]

January 5, 2021

  The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit, working with the Atlanta Police Department, has arrested a suspect in the murder of a man in Decatur last year. Sheriff’s investigators today(Jan. 5)  arrested Denard Juantez Conyers, 29,  of Atlanta, at an Atlanta residence on charges of Aggravated Assault and Murder in the shooting death of […]



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June 17, 2016

A group of Tucker Middle School students is going to San Diego. After a weeklong push to raise $5,000, the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) student organization was able to meet its goal to travel to California to compete in the national convention in July. “We are overjoyed that we made our match challenge […]

June 16, 2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) will host its final two open house events that are designed to introduce prospective students to exciting, new courses and industry-leading programs currently being offered by the college.  The final two events are scheduled Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The two locations are: DeKalb Campus, 495 North Indian […]

June 15, 2016

Today is the last day for Tucker Middle School students in the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club to raise the funds necessary to compete in finals this July in San Diego, California. They are $25 short of their $5,000 goal.  Just a few days after On Common Ground News’ coverage of the kids’ […]

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