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  • Browns Mill Aquatic Center is re-opening on July 27
    STONECREST, GA–The Browns Mill Aquatic Center, 4929 Browns Mill Road, will re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 27, noon(weather permitting), officials announced this evening at the Stonecrest City Council meeting.

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July 26, 2021

  STONECREST, GA–The Browns Mill Aquatic Center, 4929 Browns Mill Road, will re-open to the public on Tuesday, July 27, noon(weather permitting), officials announced this evening at the Stonecrest City Council meeting.    

July 26, 2021

        Re-opening set for July 29   Rockdale County Tax Commissioner’s Office is closed and undergoing deep cleaning due to possible COVID exposure during the week of July 19. To ensure the safety of the public and employees, the office will reopen on Thursday, July 29 with normal business hours, 8 a.m. […]

July 26, 2021

  Longtime Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Ranger reflects on successes, years ahead.      STONECREST, GA– For 10 years, Arabia Mountain  Preserve Manager Robby Astrove (often simply known as Ranger Robby) has worked to conserve the landscapes of Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve and educate the public about this rare and beautiful natural resource right in […]

July 26, 2021

      DECATUR, GA—Venick Tanner, a 91-year-old Decatur resident who was reported missing, has been found, the DeKalb County Police Department said today. Tanner, who has dementia, walked away from The Regency House, 341 Winn Way, Decatur, on July 25 at approximately 2 a.m. Police reported around 12:30 p.m. today (July 26) that Tanner […]

July 26, 2021

        GWINNETT COUNTY, GA– Local students will receive free eye care and eyewear on Saturday, July 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the National Education 20/20 Foundation, Inc., 3030 Business Park Drive, Suite D in Norcross. The event, open to students ages 4 to 21, is co-sponsored by the National Education […]

July 26, 2021

          Incentive increased vaccinations by 48 percent over previous event   DeKalb County vaccinated 185 people against the deadly COVID-19 virus and gave each a $50 prepaid debit card during its monthly food distribution July 24 at three locations. That was a 48 percent increase over the previous vaccination event where […]

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July 23, 2021

  Five Student Conservation Association interns, sponsored by The Nature Conservancy of Georgia’s CITY program, took part in a six week internship, maintaining trails and conserving ecosystems. Seen here with LA Allen, GDEI Training and Education Specialist at The Nature Conservancy, who helped manage the program.    SCA interns helped park rangers spread mulch at […]

July 23, 2021

          As students prepare to head back to classrooms next month, community groups, houses of worship and others are hosting back-to-school events in DeKalb,  Gwinnett and Rockdale counties to help them get ready. Here is a look at some of the events:     Gwinnett County to host Back-to-School Fun Day […]

July 23, 2021

        The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following virtual meeting on Monday, July 26, 2021: 10:00am        VIRTUAL CALLED MEETING BOARD RETREAT/EXECUTIVE SESSION for the purpose of discussing permitted matters regarding personnel and legal. The meeting agenda is attached and can be accessed online by going to:, click on Leadership, go […]


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    STONECREST, GA—The City of Stonecrest will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon on Wednesday (Dec. 23,) for the grand opening of Belinda’s Southern Cuisine. Owner Belinda Hull has opened the restaurant in the former Buffalo Wild Wings, 7322 Stonecrest Concourse, outside the Mall at Stonecrest. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and […]

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Luna Brown, 5, enjoys picking plumerias, the flowers most commonly used to make leis, outside a local library in Waimanalo, Hawaii. She and her mother, Mackenzie Morgan, who is a certified meditation and yoga instructor based in East Metro Atlanta, recently spent some time on the island of Oahu exploring and recharging. Their two-month learning […]
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