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April 7, 2021

      Family and friends will celebrate the life of Ann Brown on Monday, April 12, 1 p.m., at Donald Trimble Mortuary Chapel, 1876 Second Ave., Decatur, GA. The homegoing service will be held in person with a limit of 50 people attending, but will be lived streamed by Donald Trimble Mortuary for the […]

April 6, 2021

THE STONECREST CITY COUNCIL WILL HAVE A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING ON APRIL 7, 2021, AT 7 P.M. THE VIRTUAL MEETING WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC VIA THE STONECREST YouTube PAGE.

April 5, 2021

  The  DeKalb County Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (100BMOD) welcomed a new class of members at its 2021 Spring induction in March: Jeremy Abernathy, Muddessar Ahmad, Omari Crawford, Joshua Davis, Reginald Fortson, Roger Harris, Johnston Pope, Art Roman and George Shealey, Jr. Family, friends and other 100 members witnessed the […]

April 5, 2021

  South DeKalb County community activist Ann Brown, who was fondly nicknamed the “Mayor of Belvedere,” has passed away. “We lost a great community leader this weekend,” said DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson. “She was an advocate of the people and loved her neighborhood, Belverdere. She helped get Avondale Mall torn down and revitalized by […]



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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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