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January 19, 2021

ATLANTA—Gov. Brian P. Kemp today announced that, for the second straight week, Georgia has more than doubled its number of reported COVID-19 vaccinations. From Jan. 11-18, the Georgia Department of Public Health reported an increase from 206,900 to 423,011 vaccines administered. “While supply for the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 remains extremely limited, these numbers show […]

January 19, 2021

      Memorial to commemorate inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris   ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that the City of Atlanta will join cities across the country in participating in the national Memorial to Lives Lost to COVID-19. City Hall and the canopy at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta […]

January 19, 2021

  CONYERS, GA– Field crews have restored water services to South Rockdale citizens after a 12” water main break occurred at Hwy 138 and East Fairview Road during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend. The Boil Water Advisory, however, will remain in effect until Tuesday, Jan. 19, 6 p.m., county officials said in a […]

January 19, 2021

The City of Stonecrest honored five local leaders and one international leader at its “Key to the City Ceremony” on Sunday, Jan. 17. The red carpet event, restricted to guests by invitation only, was held at the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort. Those honored included: Dr. Kwaku Oteng, Ghana, Africa, a successful entrepreneur featured as […]

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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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It’s time to take your life back and live! The economy is recovering. How about you? Join financial education expert Doreen Carter for a personal financial management workshop on Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Lithonia Woman’s Club on Wiggins Street off Main Street in the city of Lithonia. In this interactive […]


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