Brookhaven expands sidewalk network

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The city of Brookhaven kicked off 2018 by completing a 3,317-foot sidewalk expansion designed to make the city more pedestrian friendly. Several projects combined to complete the expansion, which includes sections along Thompson Road, Skyland Drive, Woodrow Way and Lanier Drive. The sidewalk along Woodrow Way and Lanier Drive were completed in three sections. The […]

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What’s next for green space in Decatur?

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The city of Decatur gained approximately 77 acres after purchasing it from the United Methodist Children’s Home [UMCH]. Officials called the deal a win-win situation for both parties involved, but now comes the more difficult part—figuring out what to do with it. For weeks, Decatur officials posted announcements online, sent mailers and updated social media […]

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Breaking News: Tucker High School girls’ basketball program under investigation

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Tucker High School’s girls’ varsity basketball team celebrated advancing to the Elite Eight in the Class AAAAAA playoffs Feb. 22, but there is a cloud hovering over that celebration. The basketball program is being investigated by the Georgia High School Association (GHSA). The Champion was told by an anonymous source that the team has been […]

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Father charged with murder of 5-year-old son

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A 25-year-old man is in the DeKalb County jail and charged with murder after police said he beat his 5-year-old son to death with a shovel and buried him in the back yard. Montrais Boyd was booked into DeKalb County Jail Feb. 22. Shiera Campbell of the DeKalb Police Department said police arrived at the […]

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Bill attempts to eliminate DeKalb’s CEO position

House Bill 961 will attempt to eliminate the CEO position

  A bill sponsored by house representatives Meagan Hanson (R-Brookhaven) and Tom Taylor (R-Dunwoody) seeks to eliminate DeKalb’s Chief Executive Officer position, currently held by Michael Thurmond.    House Bill 961, which passed the Governmental Affairs Committee, states, “the chief executive officer/county commission form of government shall not be authorized for county governing authorities in […]

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St. Pius X wins state swimming and diving title

The St. Pius X Golden Lions won its second consecutive state swimming and diving title.

The St. Pius X boys’ swimming and diving team are champions once again after winning the Class 4A-5A boys title at the McCauley Aquatic Center at Georgia Tech. The Golden Lions won the title with 333 points, beating runners-up Woodard Academy (295) and Chamblee (263), which finished third. This is St. Pius’ second consecutive state […]

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McNair finishes fourth at state wrestling championships

McNair finished fourth in the Class AAA state traditional wrestling tournament in Macon.

Five McNair High School wrestlers medaled at the state wrestling championships, leading the Mustangs to a fourth-place finish in the Class AAA state traditional wrestling tournament in Macon Feb. 10. It was the second time in program history McNair finished in the top 10 at the state traditional wrestling tournament. Two wrestlers won gold medals, […]

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Slots, dining and entertainment highlights of Wind Creek Casino

The Center Bar in the middle of Wind Creek Casino’s gaming floor features a fish tank with sharks and other sea creature.

Feeling lucky or yearning to try to turn a few dollars into a few hundred or more? If so, Wetumpka, Ala., might be the place to be. Wind Creek Casino and Hotel is one of three hotel/casino complexes in Alabama and it’s located about 170 miles from DeKalb County, 20 miles from Montgomery, Al., While […]

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