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October 11, 2021

  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA—Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE) will host Wild Night OutSIDE on Oct. 23, 4 to7 p.m. The event will take place at the Rockdale Art Farm, 4420 Flat Bridge Road, S.W., Stockbridge.  The celebratory bash will feature live music, wildlife ambassadors, and libations – including signature cocktails – and food from the Good […]

October 11, 2021

Retirement marks the end of a chapter in your career and the start of a new lifestyle. This unique transition can bring a myriad of emotions, most commonly ones of excitement and apprehension. If you’re pondering retiring in the next year or so, here are five tips to help you transition smoothly. Know the transition […]

October 7, 2021

DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Police Department is proud to announce it has teamed up with local faith leaders for the 2021 National Faith & Blue Weekend.   The National Faith & Blue Weekend, which has been called the “largest and most collaborative police community outreach project in American history,” aims to strengthen neighborhoods through two key […]

October 7, 2021

  DECATUR, GA– It’s time to get outside and get –while being safe. On Saturday, Oct. 16, the DeKalb County Board of Health will host  “A Day at the Park” to promote park participation and physical activity. The event will be held at N.H. Scott Park, 2230 Tilson Road, Decatur from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. […]

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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 […]

August 26, 2021

      CONYERS, GA. – Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) announced its 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year – the women and men who go above and beyond for their students, peers and community. This year’s Teachers of the Year are: Barksdale Elementary School – Garett Riemersma C.J. Hicks Elementary School – Anna Burdette Flat Shoals […]

August 19, 2021

                                            DEKALB COUNTY, GA–Former Stone Mountain High School girls’ wrestler Daisy Gilleylen continues to help move girls’ wrestling forward in DeKalb County as she became the first DCSD female to earn a wrestling scholarship. […]


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