Category: Stonecrest


STONECREST–The Stonecrest Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has agreed to move forward in selling the city-owned Sears buildings to Stonecrest Resorts, LLC, a development affiliate of Urban Retail. The URA received bids from Stonecrest Resorts, LLC and one other entity, but ultimately selected the $2.4 million bid offered by Stonecrest Resorts, LLC (Urban Retail), which recently […]


STONECREST, GA—Stoney and Pebbles may sound like family members of The Flintstones, the animated 1960s comical sitcom about a Stone Age family. But they’re not. Stoney, who weighs about 500 pounds, and Pebbles, who weighs about 350 pounds, are the newest members to join The Mall at Stonecrest security team. Mall officials introduced the two […]


STONECREST—Acting City Manager Janice Allen Jackson said she is preparing a “thorough management process” for the distribution of the city’s second round of COVID relief funding, estimated between $10 million and $17.3 million. The funds are expected to be released from the U.S. Treasury Department to the state of Georgia and then distributed to cities. […]


  STONECREST—Willie “Willa” Moss celebrated her 100th birthday in pandemic style–wearing a mask and seated in a wheelchair on her porch flanked by masked family members and friends. A drum line and  dancers serenaded the District 5 resident who became a centenarian on April 14. Moss’ daughter, Dr. Felicia Mayfield, hosted the event.   Stonecrest […]


    STONECREST– New staff members of the City of Stonecrest were introduced at the April 12 City Council work session. Jacobs, which provides staffing and oversight of the city’s personnel, had announced sweeping changes in an April 9 news release, which included a short description of the new members’ educational and work backgrounds. The […]

About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.

On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058

(770) 679-5607

Latest News

Select list(s) to subscribe to

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact