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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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November 30, 2021

    Story Updated Dec. 1: Graves thanks supporters, Incumbent Jimmy Clanton for his service STONECREST, GA—Tara Graves overwhelmingly defeated incumbent Jimmy Clanton in the Nov. 30 runoff for the District 1 Stonecrest City Council seat, earning 68.05 percent (296 votes), according to unofficial results released at 9:40 p.m. by DeKalb County elections officials.   Clanton […]

November 30, 2021

  ATLANTA—Gov. Brian P. Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and their daughters will kick off the 2021 holiday season with the lighting of Georgia’s Christmas Tree on Wednesday, Dec. 1. The event will be held at the State Capitol in the North Wing rotunda at 2 p.m.  The First Family will be joined by leadership […]

November 30, 2021

      STONECREST, GA—On Common Ground News’ Publishers Glenn and Valerie Morgan will be the special guests at the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce’s Mix and Mingle on Wednesday, Dec. 1. The Morgans will be honored for over 26 years of dedicated community service as founders of On Common Ground News, which launched in […]

November 30, 2021

    DECATUR, GA –The National Association of Counties (NACo) next week will host a series of meetings in DeKalb County, the home county of NACo President Larry Johnson, a DeKalb County commissioner. The events are expected to attract over 200 county officials from across the country. NACo will hold its annual Large Urban County […]

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September 17, 2021

Pictured left to right: RCPS Superintendent  Terry Oatts, RMSST/RCHS senior and 2022 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist Laura Goldgar, RMSST Director Amanda Baskett, RCHS Principal Eldridge Powell   Rockdale County Public Schools congratulates Laura Goldgar, a Rockdale Magnet School of Science and Technology (RMSST) / Rockdale County High School (RCHS) senior distinguished as a Semifinalist in […]

September 14, 2021

The former Brown Middle School in Atlanta’s Historic West End will be renamed for one of the city’s most famous business leaders and entrepreneurs    ATLANTA – The Herman J. Russell West End Academy, formally named Joseph E. Brown Middle School, will host a ceremony honoring the renaming of the school on Wednesday, Sept. 15, at […]

September 13, 2021

ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA–Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) congratulates Gen. Ray Davis Middle School (DMS) on being named among the top 5 percent of Title I schools by the Georgia Department of Education (GADOE). The Title I Distinguished flag for 2021 Title I Distinguished Schools was recently presented to DMS administrators and teachers during a faculty […]


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