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On Common Ground NewsOctober 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 […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 21, 2017
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Antioch AME Church in Stone Mountain will host the “Oldies But Goodies” Gospel Concert with its Mass Choir performing tonight (Sept. 21), 7 p.m., at its 765 S. Hairston Road campus. The church is celebrating its 149th anniversary and several events are planned. Pastor Vandy Simmons extends a cordial welcome to the community to attend the […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 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 […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 1, 2017
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    Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond to the Stone Mountain Memorial Association board, which oversees the country’s largest monument to the Confederate war dead. The appointment makes Thurmond the only African-American member of the 10-member board. One member who is not pictured on the boards’ website is Roy N. […]


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