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  • Cedar Grove shuts down GAC in 47-0 Region 5-3A victory
    A shutout by the No. 1 ranked Cedar Grove Saints defense and a big second half surge by their offense added up to a Region 5-3A opening 47-0 victory over Greater Atlanta Christian(GAC) at “Buck” Godfrey Stadium on Friday (Sept. 17.

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September 17, 2021

STONECREST, GA—The City of Stonecrest has postponed the Screen on the Green event, which was scheduled Saturday, Sept. 18, due to expected thunderstorms. The new date will be Oct. 2.  

September 17, 2021

    DECATUR, GA– DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is allocating a total of $55,500 from her District 7 Reserve for Appropriation funds to assist two entities in the creation of their master site plans that will enhance the quality of life in DeKalb County. The appropriations were approved by the DeKalb County Board of […]

September 17, 2021

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA— DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is encouraging residents to donate blood to the American Red Cross to help save lives. The blood drive will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at First St. Peter AME Church, 1074 South Indian Creek Drive. About 100,000 people […]

September 16, 2021

  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA–In celebration of National Preparedness Month, Rockdale County introduces Myisha Callaway, Operations Manager of the county’s 911 Communications. Calloway will mark her 10-year anniversary with the county in April 2022. She began her career with Rockdale as a trainer for the 911 Center.     Click the image for video:  

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September 12, 2021

      DEKALB COUNTY, GA– Henderson Mill Elementary School received a $5,000 donation from Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer, through the company’s partnership with the national non-profit organization, AdoptAClassroom.org. The donation, which will be used for school supplies, was made l in celebration of Burlington’s  new store now open in Tucker at 2126 […]

September 2, 2021

    Students to temporarily learn online, pickup breakfast + lunch provided daily       STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District announces the closing of Oak View Elementary School due to COVID-19. The school building will be closed effective Sept. 3, and reopen on Sept. 13. The school has had 18 students test […]


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