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January 18, 2021

  DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Board (DeKalb VRE) unanimously certified the election results on Jan. 15, 2021, from the Jan. 5, 2021, runoff election for two U. S. Senate seats and the public service commissioner. Following the required signatures by DeKalb VRE’s board members, the certified results will immediately be sent to the Georgia […]

January 18, 2021

John Jackson was re-elected as chair of the DeKalb County Democratic Committee. “We are proud to have re-elected John Jackson as Chair, who currently serves as the Chair of the Veterans Caucus for the Democratic Party of Georgia and has served as Deputy Director of Veterans, Military and National Security for Senator-elect Raphael Warnock’s campaign,” […]

January 18, 2021

  Thelma Hitchcock, age 89, of Athens, GA passed away after illness on Jan. 13, 2021. She was the sister of Kenley Waller. Mr. Waller and his wife, Myra, who are residents of DeKalb County are the owners of Kenley’s Sandwich Shop and Catering. Mr. Waller expressed his gratitude to family and friends who offered […]

January 15, 2021

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond receives the COVID-19 vaccine on Jan 15, 2021 from Dr. Sandra E. Ford. Photo and video by Glenn L. Morgan/OCGNews.COM STONECREST–A team of DeKalb County healthcare workers were busy on Friday administering COVID-19 shots to registered senior citizens. Four lanes of vehicles formed at the drive-through set up on Jan. 15 […]



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June 10, 2016

Tucker Middle School teacher Christine Mayfield is calling on the community to lend a hand. Her students recently competed in the Georgia Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state competition in March where 15 of them qualified to compete in Nationals. Now, they need the community’s help in raising $7,000 to compete in […]

June 10, 2016

    The Rockdale NAACP awarded scholarships to three graduates from each of the county’s high schools. The organization presented each student with a $1,000 check at the NAACP’s June 6 general meeting, which was held at Macedonia Baptist Church in Conyers. The organization honored: Adaisha Pringle, who graduated from Salem High School and plans […]

June 10, 2016

There’s still time to apply for Gwinnett County Police Department’s first-ever summer Youth Police Academy. The application deadline is June 30. The academy gives teens interested in a career in law enforcement a behind-the-scenes look at the department. Participants will learn classroom instruction, team building, and character development and topics will include uniform patrol, criminal […]

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