Category: Local News

October 18, 2021
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  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
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        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 15, 2021
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    DEKALB COUNTY, GA – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office reports that two separate suspects are in custody in connection with unrelated murders that both occurred in Decatur in September. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit, 19-year-old Jacquez LaJuan Freeman of Stone Mountain, Georgia surrendered to authorities at the DeKalb County […]

October 15, 2021
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    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, introduced the Cybersecurity Opportunity Act to fund a cybersecurity grant education program at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions. The Cybersecurity Opportunity Act would direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to […]

October 14, 2021
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  DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/88137432677. Join by phone at 602-333-0032 or 888-270-9936 and use conference code 171493. Agenda Adoption of Agenda Approval of the Minutes of the September 23, 2021 Meeting III. […]

October 14, 2021
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      CONYERS, GA –Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), announced that the Conyers Police Department and the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Department are receiving federal grants to help boost their community policing efforts. The Conyers Police Department is receiving $132,000 and the Rockdale Sheriff’s Department is receiving $125,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of […]


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