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    DEKALB COUNTY, GA– The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit and Field Operation Uniform Section report the arrest of suspects in three unrelated murders in DeKalb County.


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October 22, 2021

  CONYERS, GA—On Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is hosting a free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination event with the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners and the Gwinnett, Newton, Rockdale Health Department. The free event will be held at 1733 Lake Rockaway Rd., Conyers, GA 30012.  *Enter 2442 Lake Rockaway […]

October 22, 2021

      CONYERS, GA—Conyers Police Department today (Oct. 22) announced an increase in the reward for the unsolved murder case of Richard  “ATL” Green, 36. Today marked the fourth anniversary of the unsolved murder. Green was killed on Oct. 22, 2017 in the Pinedale subdivision in Conyers. A family member said that he had […]

October 21, 2021

    Atlanta Public Schools (APS) achieved an 83.1 percent graduation rate for cohort 2021, according to graduation data released by the Georgia Department of Education on Oct. 21. By achieving its all-time high graduation rate, APS has narrowed the gap with the state rate of – 83.7% – by 2.9 percentage points to a difference […]

October 21, 2021

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, Radio Host Frank Ski among honorees, Grammy Award-winning Gospel Artist  Tasha Cobbs Leonard to perform   STONECREST, GA—New Birth Missionary Baptist Church is bringing a homecoming-style celebration complete with a Battle of the Bands, a live performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard and other festivities on Sunday, Oct. 24, […]



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October 21, 2021

    Atlanta Public Schools (APS) achieved an 83.1 percent graduation rate for cohort 2021, according to graduation data released by the Georgia Department of Education on Oct. 21. By achieving its all-time high graduation rate, APS has narrowed the gap with the state rate of – 83.7% – by 2.9 percentage points to a difference […]

October 21, 2021

        DEKALB COUNTY, GA – The DeKalb County School District’s (DCSD) four-year graduation rate for the Class of 2021 is 75.41, based on data from the Georgia Department of Education released Oct. 21. The 2021 graduation rate is a slight decrease of 0.56 from the 2020 rate of 75.97. The 2021 school […]

October 19, 2021

    CONYERS, GA– Rockdale County Public Schools (RCPS) will hold Virtual Open House nights during October and November 2021 for the 2022-2023 School Specialty and Choice programs. Students and families interested in applying to a program are strongly encouraged to attend the program’s Virtual Open House. Families may apply for the programs is Nov. […]

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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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