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  • Georgia Power restores service to 110,000+ customers Sunday during Winter Storm Izzy
    ATLANTA– Managing through waves of high winds, snow and freezing rain, thousands of Georgia Power workers are restoring power for customers Sunday( Jan. 16) as Winter Storm Izzy continues through the state.


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January 16, 2022

  Vickie B. Turner was re-elected for a second term as chair of the DeKalb County School Board and Diijon DaCosta was re-elected vice chair for the second consecutive year. The board unanimously returned both, Turner and DaCosta, to leadership roles on Jan. 10 after Turner and DaCosta nominated one another. The terms are for […]

January 16, 2022

  DeKalb County will distribute thousands of COVID-19 tests on Monday, Jan. 17, beginning at 2 p.m. at the following locations: The Gallery at South DeKalb, 2801 Candler Rd., Decatur, Ga. 30034. North DeKalb Mall, 2050 Lawrenceville Hwy., Decatur, Ga. 30033 Plaza Fiesta, 4166 Buford Hwy., Atlanta, Ga. 30345 Residents will be able to remain […]

January 16, 2022

  With precipitation expected to continue as temperatures drop below freezing across north Georgia into Sunday evening, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) reminds drivers of the potential for black ice to develop when wet roads freeze. Black ice could form on roadways in any of the 91 north Georgia counties affected by the […]



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January 16, 2022

  Vickie B. Turner was re-elected for a second term as chair of the DeKalb County School Board and Diijon DaCosta was re-elected vice chair for the second consecutive year. The board unanimously returned both, Turner and DaCosta, to leadership roles on Jan. 10 after Turner and DaCosta nominated one another. The terms are for […]

January 13, 2022

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $5 million in grants to develop a diverse talent pool of aviation maintenance technicians. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development Grants were awarded to organizations that will teach technical skills and prepare participants to pursue aviation maintenance careers. “A career as […]

January 10, 2022

    CONYERS, GA– The graduation rate for Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) students involved in Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) programs increased to an all-time high of 98.23% for 2021, rising above the state-wide rate which held steady at 97%. The rate applies to students who complete a Career Pathway. RCPS Superintendent Terry Oatts […]

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  ATLANTA— Chase Davis, chef/owner of metro Atlanta’s King Kabob food truck, is vying to win big on the Food Network star Guy Fieri’s new competition reality show, “Guy’s Chance of a Lifetime.” Fieri is expanding his successful restaurant empire and is searching for one talented food entrepreneur to run their own Chicken Guy! Franchise. The […]


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