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    DECATUR, GA– DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the county’s newest boardwalk at Zonolite Park on Saturday, August 21, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held at Zonolite Park, 1147 Zonolite Place, Atlanta, GA 30306. Over $90,000 was allocated to complete the boardwalk. Contributions were provided in part […]

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SUWANEE, GA – Republican Gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones joined Gwinnett County parents on Juju 30 to protest the Gwinnett County’s Public Schools’ decision to re-impose its mask mandate as students return to classes this week. The requirement has caused an outcry from parents who initially were told by school officials that masks would be optional.     […]

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      ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr has announced the indictment of Borin Khoun on four counts of Theft by Taking in Gwinnett County Superior Court. “In this case, our office is alleging that Borin Khoun of Lawrenceville, Georgia, stole over $50,000 from a senior citizen who lived in California by participating […]

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CEO Thurmond proposes larger payments to landlords   DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Superior Court Chief Judge Asha Jackson signed an emergency judicial order on July 30, extending a countywide moratorium on evictions for 60 days. The order came just ahead of the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) moratorium on evictions that set to expire on Aug. […]

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Applications from local educational entities accepted Aug. 1-31   Atlanta, GA –Gov. Brian P. Kemp has announced the availability of $47 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER), beginning August 1. The Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) will distribute these resources through an application process. The purpose of the GEER II Fund is to provide […]


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