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  • City of Stonecrest’s Soulful Tree Lighting Spectacular offers evening of holiday cheer, family fun
    STONECREST, GA –Stonecrest Parks and Recreation has planned another exciting event for the community to help bring in the holiday and spread some cheer.


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December 3, 2021

      STONECREST, GA –Stonecrest Parks and Recreation has planned another exciting event for the community to help bring in the holiday and spread some cheer. The Soulful Tree Lighting Spectacular is set for Saturday, Dec. 11, 4 – 8 p.m., at the former Sam’s Club, 2994 Turner Hill Road. This is the City’s […]

December 3, 2021

  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA—The Rockdale Board of Elections & Voter Registration Office will move to a new location on Dec. 6. The new address is 1115 West Avenue. S.W., Conyers (formerly the site of the Rockdale County Schools Open Campus). All other contact information–phone number, fax number, email address—will remain the same. Elections Supervisor Cynthia […]

December 2, 2021

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA—DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will partner with the DeKalb County School District and the DeKalb County 100 Black Men to host the 3rd Annual Lock-in for Life, a program designed to promote healthy relationships among middle and high school teen males. The four-hour event will be held Friday, Dec. 10, 6 […]

December 2, 2021

  STONECREST, GA—Brandon Riley is leaving his position as the City of Stonecrest’s director of Parks and Recreation effective Dec. 10. Riley has been named senior director of program operations for Operation Hope, a nonprofit that offers financial programming and coaching to empower and uplift communities. Riley will start his new position on Dec. 12. […]



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November 8, 2021

    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – DeKalb County School District(DCSD) officials will hold a press conference on Monday, Nov. 8, to announce the roll out of a comprehensive master plan outlining district-wide school and infrastructure improvements to be funded by the recently approved E-SPLOST (Education- Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax). The news conference will […]

November 1, 2021

    CONYERS, GA–Barksdale Elementary’s youngest will be riding on two wheels in no time, thanks to a generous donation from Progressive IMS Outdoors, the nation’s largest motorcycle event, and the nonprofit All Kids Bike. The donation to the Barksdale Elementary School (BES) PE class, worth $5,000, includes 24 Strider bicycles, 24 helmets, an adult […]

October 26, 2021

    ATLANTA—– The Georgia Department of Early Learning (DECAL) has announced eight childcare centers awarded the state’s inaugural Quality Rated Language and Literacy Endorsements.  The list includes four local centers:Minnie Howell Child Development Center, Atlanta; Discovery Point #61, Conyers;Giselle Learning Academy, Clarkston; and The Learning Station, Ellenwood.    Others on the list include: Kid’s […]

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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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