October 17, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

  This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us a short distance east of Atlanta to the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve, in Stonecrest, Georgia. The Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve is a spectacular outdoor space and offers an abundance of opportunities for recreation, exploration, and education for adults and children, alike.       To see full […]
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October 10, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Montgomery, Alabama

This week, our ‘Around the Town’ segment, takes us down the road to Montgomery, Alabama, and a place bursting with an abundant amount of history about the civil rights movement. https://youtu.be/Sj4Ltexwkco
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October 3, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Atlanta’s historic Oakland Cemetery

This week’s ‘Around the Town’ takes us to Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Founded as Atlanta Cemetery in 1850, Oakland Cemetery, which originally consisted of six acres, is one of the largest cemetery green spaces in Atlanta and is located Southeast of the city. The cemetery  is an outdoor museum of Atlanta’s history with period gardens […]
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September 26, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting the North Georgia mountains

This week, our ‘Around the Town’ segment takes us to three spectacular waterfalls in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia.  
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September 19, 2021 On Common Ground News

The Elevate Talk Show Around the Town: Visiting Montgomery, Alabama

This week, our ‘Around the Town’ segment takes us down the road to Montgomery, Alabama, a place bursting with an abundance of history about the Civil Rights Movement.
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October 22, 2021 On Common Ground News

Rep. Hank Johnson, Rockdale County officials to host vaccination event, $50 gift cards on Saturday, Oct. 23

  CONYERS, 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 free event will be held at 1733 Lake Rockaway Rd., Conyers, GA 30012.  *Enter 2442 Lake Rockaway […]
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October 22, 2021 On Common Ground News

Conyers PD announces increased reward in unsolved murder of Richard Green

      CONYERS, GA—Conyers Police Department today (Oct. 22) announced an increase in the reward for the unsolved murder case of Richard  “ATL” Green, 36. Today marked the fourth anniversary of the unsolved murder. Green was killed on Oct. 22, 2017 in the Pinedale subdivision in Conyers. A family member said that he had […]
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October 21, 2021 On Common Ground News

APS reaches all-time graduation rate high of 83.1percent

    Atlanta Public Schools (APS) achieved an 83.1 percent graduation rate for cohort 2021, according to graduation data released by the Georgia Department of Education on Oct. 21. By achieving its all-time high graduation rate, APS has narrowed the gap with the state rate of – 83.7% – by 2.9 percentage points to a difference […]
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October 22, 2021 On Common Ground News

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office arrest suspects in three unrelated murders

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA– The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit and Field Operation Uniform Section report the arrest of suspects in three unrelated murders in DeKalb County. On Oct. 20, sheriff’s investigators arrested Decatur resident Quavon Shenard Battle, 22, without incident near Johnson Road in Atlanta. According to an arrest warrant, Battle is accused […]
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October 22, 2021 On Common Ground News

Rep. Hank Johnson, Rockdale County officials to host vaccination event, $50 gift cards on Saturday, Oct. 23

  CONYERS, 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 free event will be held at 1733 Lake Rockaway Rd., Conyers, GA 30012.  *Enter 2442 Lake Rockaway […]
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