Category: Life

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 23, 2021
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  Henry County District 5 Commissioner Bruce Holmes, flanked by representatives of Henry County Government, Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, PATH Foundation, and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance, cuts the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the new PATH trail segment. Photo provided.       HENRY COUNTY–GA The popular Arabia Mountain PATH […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 23, 2021
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Panel discussion highlights history of voting rights in Black America   Tonight, on Feb. 23, 2021, at 7 p.m., DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson will host a virtual Black History Panel Discussion titled, “The Evolution of Voting Rights in Black America: From Picking Cotton to Picking Presidents and Senators.” The event will be streamed […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 1, 2021
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Decatur, GA—The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) DeKalb County Branch will host virtual events throughout February in observance of Black History Month. “This is a time for the black community to refocus and build upon what we have learned over the past years, that Black Lives Matter, Black Votes Matter, Our Voices Matter,” said NAACP DeKalb […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 13, 2020
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                 Three organizations will benefit from a $30K donation made by DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Clarence F. Seeliger. The recipients include the DeKalb Lawyers Association, which provides scholarships to African-American students attending law school; the DeKalb Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, which provides legal training and counsel services for […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 13, 2020
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  Soulidifly Productions, a company founded in 2017 with a mission to produce uplifting stories that are entertaining and beautifully told, has created SoulVision.TV https://soulvision.tv/, a new digital streaming network with an emphasis on authentic and positive human stories. Launching on Valentine’s Day – Friday, Feb. 14 – with more than 200 hours of content, […]

On Common Ground NewsFebruary 13, 2020
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                DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson will host the District 5 Black History Program on Thursday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center, 3181 Rainbow Drive, Decatur. This one-woman, one-act monologue entitled “Interrupted Motherhood”is a passionate and engaging story drawn […]


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