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On Common Ground NewsAugust 19, 2021

          STONECREST— Tara Graves qualified today(Aug. 19) to run against Councilman Jimmy Clanton, who is seeking re-election for the District 1 seat. Graves was the only candidate who qualified today, bringing the total to eight who are running for council seats. Graves’ entrance means that all three incumbents who are running […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 18, 2021

          STONECREST—The election is heating up in the city of Stonecrest with two incumbents now facing challengers. Councilwoman Tammy Grimes qualified today to run for re-election for a full four-year term to represent Distrist 5. Grimes now faces two challengers: Ryan Gallagher, who also qualified today, and Dr. Barbara Hall, who […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 17, 2021

  STONECREST—District 3 Councilwoman Jazzmin Cobble is facing two challengers so far in the upcoming General Election scheduled Nov. 2, 2021.  District 5 Councilwoman Tammy Grimes, who has not yet qualified but has announced she plans to run, is facing one challenger now. There are three seats on the City Council that are up for […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 15, 2021

          DECATUR, GA—DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) is reminding voters that absentee ballots can be requested beginning Monday, Aug. 16, for the November General Election. To request an absentee ballot, DeKalb voters must complete an absentee ballot application, which is available online at under the Absentee Information tab. Since […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 15, 2021

      DECATUR, GA—National Constables and Marshals Association announced the appointment of Chief Marshal William J. Taylor as state director for Georgia, effective Aug. 13, for a two-year term. Headquartered in Shreveport, La., the National Constables and Marshals Association (NCMA) was founded in 1973 and currently has 15 state directors with over 1,000 members. […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 14, 2021

DECATUR, GA—Hundreds of cars and pedestrians have gathered at the Gallery at South DeKalb Mall to receive COVID-19 vaccinations during an event sponsored by DeKalb County Government today. NBA legends Dikembe Mutombo and Dominique Wilkins are expected to make an appearance during the event today. Anyone who gets vaccinated will receive a $100 prepaid debit […]

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