Tag: DEKALB

March 5, 2018
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The MARTA Police Department has made an arrest in the Feb. 25 shooting aboard an eastbound train near Kensington Station. Thoth Gray, 34, was taken into custody on March 2, by MARTA’s Special Operations Response Team and the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Gray was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm […]

October 5, 2017
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The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has appointed Jabari Simama, president of Georgia Piedmont Technical College, to serve on its national Commission on Structured Pathways. The commission’s mission is to improve student pathway implementation throughout the association’s member colleges. “Structured pathways” is a relatively new term in academic circles.  To help students decide on […]

September 15, 2017
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Crews at the Stonecrest Command Center set up transformers and other equipment needed to restore power to homes and business in DeKalb County. Photos by Glenn L. Morgan/OCGNews DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond has declared a local state of emergency in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The tropical storm that followed Irma caused widespread damage throughout […]

September 7, 2017
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DeKalb County CEO Michael L. Thurmond will show off his fancy footwork in the upcoming “Dancing with the DeKalb Stars,” a fundraiser and resource expo that DeKalb County Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling is hosting. Thurmond is among several notable DeKalb officials who will participate in the event. Coleman-Stribling announced the participants in the dance competition, which […]


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