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    STONECREST, GA –Stonecrest Parks and Recreation has planned another exciting event for the community to help bring in the holiday and spread some cheer.


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December 1, 2021

 Edward Allen Gatling   DEKALB COUNTY, GA– The Lithonia man who shot two DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office deputies this morning (Dec. 1) has been killed after engaging in gunfire with law enforcement tactical units attempting to make an arrest. Several metro law enforcement agencies joined the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office in pursuit of  Edward Allen Gatling, […]

December 1, 2021

    DORAVILLE, GA—DeKalb County will give a $100 prepaid debit card to everyone who receives a COVID-19 vaccination on Saturday, Dec. 4. Beginning at 8 a.m., DeKalb County Board of Health, Emory Healthcare and DeKalb County Fire Rescue will administer voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone 12 years of age and older at the former […]

December 1, 2021

    GWINNETT COUNTY, GA– Gwinnett County Planning and Development will hold a job fair on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in Lawrenceville. The job fair will be held in the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Conference Center (second floor), 75 Langley Drive. Masks are recommended but not required. The department wants to fill several […]

December 1, 2021

  ATLANTA—Former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams announced her campaign for Governor today (Dec. 1). In conjunction with the announcement, Abrams released a video titled One Georgia focusing on her campaign. The video, narrated by Abrams, features images of Georgians from across the state and outlines Abrams’ efforts over the last four years to build a […]



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October 19, 2021

    CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) will hold Virtual Open House nights during October and November 2021 for the 2022-2023 School Specialty and Choice programs. Students and families interested in applying to a program are strongly encouraged to attend the program’s Virtual Open House. Families may apply for the programs is Nov. […]

October 13, 2021

CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) scores increased on the American College Test (ACT), according to results recently released by the Georgia Department of Education for Class of 2021 graduates. RCPS had an overall ACT composite score of 20.8, an increase over last year’s score of 19.6 and above the national average of 20.3.  […]

September 23, 2021

Restore DeKalb and Educated DeKalb are co-hosting a hybrid meeting with the DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris  today, Sept. 23, 5:30 to 7 p.m. The purpose is to  provide the full membership of both organizations the opportunity to ask questions or make comments regarding our three focus areas:   Restore Financial Integrity  Fast […]

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