DeKalb Sheriff Jeff Mann's Victory
DeKalb Sheriff Jeff Mann's Victory
A victory party for DeKalb County's newly-elected sheriff, Jeff Mann, was held on July 22 at Marlow's Tavern in Tucker.
Highlights from the FGBCF #3F Conference
Highlights from the FGBCF #3F Conference
These are just a few highlights from the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International's #3F "Faith, Family and Freedom" Conference in Atlanta at Centennial Park.
Fights break out at V103 Car and Bike Show
Fights break out at V103 Car and Bike Show
Towards the conclusion of the annual V103 Car and Bike show, 10 were injured as thousands of attendees stampeded out of Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center in the midst of random fights. Video provided by an On Common Ground News reader.
Parrot fun in Stone Mountain
Parrot fun in Stone Mountain
Parrot expert Brenda McAdams Bean brought a rainbow of beautiful birds to meet and greet children and families in Stone Mountain.
Elvera Winston on the importance voting
Elvera Winston on the importance voting
Senior citizen Elvera Winston stresses the importance of voting and tells On Common Ground News why she votes early.
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Gwinnett County continues construction

Gwinnett County is continuing the construction of converting the existing Pleasant Hill Road bridge over I-85 into a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) to ease congestion. Intermittent lane closures and up to three lanes of traffic shifts will take place on I-85 at Pleasant Hill Road from March 1 to March 22, weather permitting. Pleasant Hill Road from Breckinridge Boulevard/Shackleford Road to Venture Parkway will continue to require intermittent lane closures and traffic shifts through September 2013.

Lane closures on I-85 will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. Pleasant Hill Road lane closures will take place between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

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