Category: Local News

October 19, 2021

    DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, Radio Host Frank Ski among honorees, performance by Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard   STONECREST, GA—New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is bringing a homecoming-style celebration complete with a Battle of the Bands, a live performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Tasha. Senior Pastor Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant will […]

October 19, 2021

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA—DeKalb County Government is partnering with local faith leaders to distribute 3,600 boxes of produce and chicken on Saturday, Oct. 23, and Monday, Oct. 25. “More and more people are facing growing food insecurity due to skyrocketing food prices,” DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond said. “This food distribution will provide much needed […]

October 19, 2021

    ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – On Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is hosting a free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination event with the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners and the Gwinnett, Newton, Rockdale Health Department. The event will be held at, 1733 Lake Rockaway Road, Conyers  (GPS to 2442 Lake Rockaway […]

October 19, 2021

  The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is hosting the Rockdale County Vaccine Gift Card Giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Rockdale County Health Department, 985 Taylor St. SW, Conyers, GA. The event is to encourage Rockdale County residents to be vaccinated and protected against the COVID-19 virus.The event is open to […]

October 18, 2021

  Andrew Chamblin III, financial advisor   The tight labor market is enticing many people to evaluate options to start a new career. If you’re among those who plan to quit your current role in search of a better opportunity, it’s important to consider how doing so could affect your finances. Here are some things […]

October 18, 2021

        Pictured: the ruins of the historic Bruce Street School in Lithonia, ,GA.  Photo provided by Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance.       LITHONIA, GA–Community engagement sessions will begin in November to gather public input on how the remnants of DeKalb County’s first black public school should be preserved, organizers announced […]

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