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    ATLANTA—Centennial Olympic Park drew crowds eager to attend the Juneteenth Atlanta celebration, which was held June 18-20.


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June 21, 2021

        Photos  By Kelly Jordan ATLANTA—Centennial Olympic Park  drew crowds eager to attend the Juneteenth Atlanta celebration, which was held June 18-20.  The downtown festivities included a parade, national speakers, a community vendors’ market, cultural arts amphitheater and a variety of entertainment such as Double Dutch jump rope artists, yoga, martial arts, […]

June 21, 2021

          CONYERS, GA—Conyers City Councilwoman Connie Alsobrook and a group of students met for a cooking class today (June 21) that was hosted by the Surf N Turf restaurant on Sigman Road in Conyers. The group learned how to prepare spinach, mushroom omelettes and banana chocolate chip pancakes made with whole […]

June 21, 2021

More than 50,000 Households in Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District could get up to $300 per child July-December   DECATUR, GA — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), is encouraging families to be on the lookout for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15 through December. […]

June 21, 2021

    STONE MOUNTAIN, GA—Downtown Stone Mountain was filled with vendors, visitors and residents at the city of Stone Mountain’s first Juneteenth celebration. Not even the overcast skies and rain showers dampened the colorful event, which was held on Main Street from 6 to 9 p.m. People let up their umbrellas as they stopped to […]

June 21, 2021

            By Mark Brock DCSD Athletics Specialist   Six innings of scoreless pitching keyed a 16-5 win for the West Junior All-Stars against the East in the 12th Annual DCSD Junior All-Star Classic baseball game held recently at Dunwoody. The tone was set early as Dunwoody’s Zach Heavern pitched two perfect […]

June 21, 2021

Victor Lee Tucker, Jr.    DECATUR, GA–Today, June 21, the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office released the booking photo for Victor Lee Tucker, Jr., 30, the suspect in the June 14 Big Bear grocery store shooting that left one cashier dead and an off-duty sheriff’s deputy injured. According to authorities, Tucker had a dispute with a cashier […]



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June 16, 2021

Nurturing the next generation of activists and community leaders starts with an investment in their education. Each year the association offers need-based and merit scholarships as part of the NAACP – Scholars and Professionals: Internships, Ready Youth and Employment (N-SPIRE) program.This year, 170 awards range from $3,000 to $15,000 thanks to the support of various […]

June 8, 2021

  Redan High senior Justin Whitening leads the pack as academic and youth leadership standout  By Mark Brock DCSD Athletics Specialist Ten athletes and one coach in the DeKalb County School District have earned honors as Atlanta/DeKalb Regional Positive Athlete winners for the 2020-21 school year from the Georgia Branch of Positive Athlete. Positive Athlete recognizes […]

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The STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) award is a program of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) honoring the student in each high school with the highest SAT score who is also in the top 10 or top 10 percent of their class. That student selects a teacher as their STAR Teacher. Rockdale County […]

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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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