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October 18, 2021

    DEKALB COUNTY, GA—DeKalb County residents who reside within the boundaries of the City of Atlanta are urged to cast their ballots on Election Day, Nov. 2, by 7 p.m. to avoid having to vote by a provisional ballot. The polling precincts in DeKalb will be open 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. While precincts […]

October 18, 2021

  Andrew Chamblin III, financial advisor   The tight labor market is enticing many people to evaluate options to start a new career. If you’re among those who plan to quit your current role in search of a better opportunity, it’s important to consider how doing so could affect your finances. Here are some things […]

October 18, 2021

        Pictured: the ruins of the historic Bruce Street School in Lithonia, ,GA.  Photo provided by Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance.       LITHONIA, GA–Community engagement sessions will begin in November to gather public input on how the remnants of DeKalb County’s first black public school should be preserved, organizers announced […]

October 18, 2021

  NORCROSS, GA—Gwinnett County government is urging residents to recycle their empty, clean glass bottles and jars. The county has teamed up with family-owned Waste Pro USA, Inc. to pilot a drop-off glass recycling program at OneStop Norcross. The program kicked off on Saturday, Oct. 16. “Gwinnett County values stewardship and sustainability and heard from […]



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October 13, 2021

CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) scores increased on the American College Test (ACT), according to results recently released by the Georgia Department of Education for Class of 2021 graduates. RCPS had an overall ACT composite score of 20.8, an increase over last year’s score of 19.6 and above the national average of 20.3.  […]

September 30, 2021

  CONYERS, GA–Recognizing the increasingly competitive job market, Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) is poised to increase wages for hundreds of classified personnel such as bus drivers, paraprofessionals, and school nutrition personnel. This is in addition to significant, across-the-board step and salary increases already implemented at the start of the 2021-2022 school year through an […]

September 23, 2021

Restore DeKalb and Educated DeKalb are co-hosting a hybrid meeting with the DeKalb County School District Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris  today, Sept. 23, 5:30 to 7 p.m. The purpose is to  provide the full membership of both organizations the opportunity to ask questions or make comments regarding our three focus areas:   Restore Financial Integrity  Fast […]

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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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