September 7, 2017

Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary announced the city is adopting Port Arthur, Texas in response to the catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey. He said the city is also preparing for relief efforts that might be needed as Hurricane Irma heads toward Florida and Savannah, Georgia. Lary and a team of Stonecrest officials were on the phone […]

August 15, 2017

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct its regular board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 17, 4 p.m., at Emory University Center for Ethics, Rita Anne Rollins Building, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta. The agenda is as follows: I. Call to Order II. Welcome and Introductions III.       Adoption of Agenda IV. Review and Approve Meeting Minutes […]

August 8, 2017

  WorkSource DeKalb’s Mobile Career Center will be stationed at locations throughout DeKalb County to help put residents who are seeking jobs. The mobile unit brings job assistance to DeKalb residents by conveniently traveling all over the county. Residents have access to services such as job search assistance, workshops, training, resume writing and interviewing tips. […]

August 4, 2017

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond has approved the release of approximately 5,000 water and sewer bills that have been held for months due to “unverified billing data.” The bills will be mailed beginning Aug. 14. The July/August 2017 monthly or bi-monthly bills are based on actual meter readings. “We are making significant progress as we continue […]

August 4, 2017

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs announces that select county pools and facilities will be open on a modified schedule through Sept. 4. The Browns Mill Family Aquatic Center, Exchange Splash Pad and the four pools listed below will be open only on Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from 1 […]

July 26, 2017

  DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will propose the allocation of $215,000 for improvements to Little Creek Horse Farm in Decatur. Commissioner Bradshaw, who visited the farm earlier this year, will propose the allocation of the District 4 parks bond funding during Thursday’s (July 27) Board of Commissioners’ meeting. Little Creek Horse Farm, a 40-acre […]

July 23, 2017

Pampering was the order of the day during a special mentoring program, which was held on Saturday to get high school girls ready for the new school year. Voices of Faith’s Youth Ministry hosted the “Back-to-School Royal Pampering Party” at its Rockdale County campus on Saturday, July 22. Deaconess June Hawkins Jones said the mentoring […]

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