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  • Atlanta Mayor Bottoms issues executive order requiring masks all public places while indoors
    ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order requiring all persons in a public place, including private businesses and establishments, to wear a mask or a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth when indoors

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July 25, 2021

        Here’s the list of Georgia leaders, professionals who  will serve        ATLANTA—Governor Brian P. Kemp announced appointments to various state boards, authorities, commissions, councils, and other state organizations. Georgia State Board of Architects and Interior Designers Cynthia Trimble has practiced as a professional interior designer for over 37 years. She […]

July 25, 2021

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July 25, 2021

      ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will host the second annual Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair, Thursday, July 29, 10 a.m. – 1p.m. The Mayor’s Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair continues Mayor Bottoms’ historic initiative to leverage the combined power of government, the corporate sector and local non-profits to ensure LGBTQ Atlantans are prepared and ready to thrive in the […]

July 23, 2021

  Five Student Conservation Association interns, sponsored by The Nature Conservancy of Georgia’s CITY program, took part in a six week internship, maintaining trails and conserving ecosystems. Seen here with LA Allen, GDEI Training and Education Specialist at The Nature Conservancy, who helped manage the program.    SCA interns helped park rangers spread mulch at […]

July 23, 2021

          As students prepare to head back to classrooms next month, community groups, houses of worship and others are hosting back-to-school events in DeKalb,  Gwinnett and Rockdale counties to help them get ready. Here is a look at some of the events:     Gwinnett County to host Back-to-School Fun Day […]

July 23, 2021

          DECATUR, GA– The DeKalb County Board of Health is gearing up to make sure children in DeKalb are ready for the first day of school by ensuring they’re current on their recommended vaccines, such as Tdap, meningitis booster, HPV vaccine, COVID-19 vaccine, and vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screenings. The DeKalb […]

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June 22, 2021

    Registration is now open for DeKalb County School District’s Adult Education Program: The Next Chapter. The program’s educational and career advancement opportunities include GED classes, family literacy activities, workforce training sessions, post-secondary support and more. The registration deadline is Monday, June 28, 2021. To register, visit For more information, contact Narva Dunlap at (678) […]

June 16, 2021

Nurturing the next generation of activists and community leaders starts with an investment in their education. Each year the association offers need-based and merit scholarships as part of the NAACP – Scholars and Professionals: Internships, Ready Youth and Employment (N-SPIRE) program.This year, 170 awards range from $3,000 to $15,000 thanks to the support of various […]

June 8, 2021

  Redan High senior Justin Whitening leads the pack as academic and youth leadership standout  By Mark Brock DCSD Athletics Specialist Ten athletes and one coach in the DeKalb County School District have earned honors as Atlanta/DeKalb Regional Positive Athlete winners for the 2020-21 school year from the Georgia Branch of Positive Athlete. Positive Athlete recognizes […]


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Oahu: Field of flowers

Luna Brown, 5, enjoys picking plumerias, the flowers most commonly used to make leis, outside a local library in Waimanalo, Hawaii. She and her mother, Mackenzie Morgan, who is a certified meditation and yoga instructor based in East Metro Atlanta, recently spent some time on the island of Oahu exploring and recharging. Their two-month learning […]
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