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April 13, 2021

    STONE MOUNTAIN—DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the District 4 community and senior center at 4885 Elam Road in Stone Mountain on Thursday, April 15,10 a.m.   “I am pleased with the progress that is being made on the soon-to-come community and senior center and I am thrilled […]

April 13, 2021

  Initiative touts urban growers, green education for students, local green jobs DEKALB COUNTY, GA—DeKalb County’s Super District 6 Commissioner Ted Terry is expanding his big, green idea: He wants to transform public spaces in DeKalb County into urban landscapes offering edible native plant species, and fresh produce that is harvested by local urban growers […]

April 13, 2021

    STONECREST– New staff members of the City of Stonecrest were introduced at the April 12 City Council work session. Jacobs, which provides staffing and oversight of the city’s personnel, had announced sweeping changes in an April 9 news release, which included a short description of the new members’ educational and work backgrounds. The […]


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Stonecrest mayor responds to allegations, April 15, 2021






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Education


April 1, 2021

    Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) congratulates the Valedictorians and Salutatorians of the Class of 2021. The Valedictorians and Salutatorians were notified in a surprise announcement on the morning of Friday, March 26, 2021 by a caravan of administrators, counselors, teachers, and School Resource Officers (SROs) driving to each student’s home to present a […]

April 1, 2021

The State Board of Education recently approved Gov. Brian Kemp’s and State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ recommendation that Georgia use federal stimulus funds to provide a one-time, $1,000 bonus payment to every K-12 public school teacher and other school-based support personnel. A separate bonus for Pre-K educators is being provided by the Department of Early […]

April 1, 2021

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has finalized its testing schedule for employees, students and families. Testing will be available on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bethune Middle School and Cross Keys High School. Testing will be available on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Doraville United Elementary School. Other […]

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Nicole Hendrickson, Gwinnett County’s first  African American BOC chair: State of the County Address, March 3, 2021…View Gallery 

Arabia Mountain PATH expands into Henry CountyView Gallery

Seniors receive second Moderna vaccine at Lou Walker Senior Center, Feb. 10, 2021…View Gallery

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March 15, 2021Travel

Guests can enjoy family-friendly activities, water park thrills, Easter fun and more         KISSIMMEE, FL–Guests can officially Spring It On at Gaylord Palms, with the all-new “Once Upon a Spring” programming, family-friendly activities, Easter events, water park thrills, rejuvenating spa treatments and more. Guests can enjoy the perfect springtime retreat—from  seasonal décor and hundreds of vibrant […]

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April 5, 2021Explore

Photo cutline: Flat Rock Archives Johnny Waits teaches children about agriculture in Flat Rock, one of Georgia’s oldest Black communities, as part of a previous year’s Junior Ranger Day. Photo provided by AMNHA   STONECREST, GA– Starting with Park Rx Day on Saturday, April 17, the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA) will participate in National Parks […]


Farmers Market


DeKalb County Extension announces the sixth season of Fresh on DeK, DeKalb County’s Mobile Farmers Market, which travels throughout the county offering nutrition education and fresh grown fruits and vegetables for sale. The season will be open from June 1 to Sept. 18. Fresh on DeK brings fresh fruits and vegetables to DeKalb County.   […]


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March 30, 2021Black History Month

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the NewRock Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction (TLOD) celebrates chapter members who are history-makers in their own rights. Status of Women: Our Story, Our History highlights several members of the NewRock chapter who have been the “firsts” in their respective communities to serve in roles people of color […]




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