Paste returns to paper with ‘a visual feast’

Josh Jackson promises the new Paste Quarterly will be unlike other magazines. Photo by Kathy Mitchell

Paste, a Decatur-based online arts and lifestyle brand covering music and pop culture, is returning to print after six years of being available only online. Paste, which existed as a printed version called Paste Magazine between 2002 and 2010, launched its new quarterly print publication, Paste Quarterly, Dec. 5. “Given today’s increasingly digital media environment […]

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Investigated Cross Keys teachers resign

Two Cross Keys High School teachers have been removed from the classroom following allegations they said disparaging remarks about undocumented immigrants. Cross Keys High School’s student body is 80 percent Hispanic or Latino, 11 percent Black, 6 percent Asian, 1 percent White, and 1 percent other races.

Two teachers who were removed from Cross Keys High School in November over allegations of anti-immigration remarks have resigned, according to DeKalb County School District (DCSD) officials. Officials said Diane Clark, a French teacher at Cross Keys, resigned effective Nov. 28 while Susan Petre, an English as a second language (ESOL) teacher resigned on Dec. […]

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DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis and the Champion Newspaper announce the 2016 Community Hero Awards!

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  Nominations are being requested to highlight the contributions of residents who work tirelessly to enhance the well-being of neighborhoods throughout DeKalb County. The CEO would like to celebrate community service as we close the year and thank those who work diligently to make DeKalb County a great place to live, work and play.   […]

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In between the photos

In between the photos

Adventure travel can be for everyone by Daniel Palazzolo  danielpalazzolo@yahoo.com   Beautiful photos of far-off exotic places. A rare four-wheel drive truck with a near perfect patina sitting at a remote camp spot. This is the dream of adventure travel for some.  However, like all things in life there is a reality. The realities of […]

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CID or TAD?

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Doraville creates improvement district to fund Assembly project A month’s worth of discussion is what it has taken for Doraville to come up with an alternative to funding a controversial capital project. On May 9, Doraville’s city council unanimously approved the creation of a community improvement district (CID) with the sole purpose of funding the […]

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County CEO among contested positions in May 24 primary

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Approximately 7,400 residents have already voted on nominees for various positions up for grabs during the 2016 election cycle. Contested positions in DeKalb include the county’s chief executive officer, sheriff, district attorney, solicitor general, commissioners for Districts 4 and 6, tax commissioner, two Superior Court judgeships and a State Court judgeship. Additionally, eight state representative […]

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Doraville council quiet in parking dispute

Double-parking issues in a residential neighborhood along Raymond Drive in Doraville has residents requesting action from the city council. Photo by R. Scott Belzer

Since mid-March, residents on and around Raymond Drive and Wheeler Drive in Doraville have voiced concerns regarding their overcrowded streets and alleged lack of accessibility. Tapestry Public Charter School, located at 3130 Raymond Drive, according to residents, has been the cause of double-parking in front of houses as well as both sides of the street, […]

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Open letter from DeKalb DA: ‘Jobs, Not Jail’

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  A guest editorial by Robert James, DeKalb County DA We have an incredible opportunity to correct a major problem in DeKalb County. Far too often our youth are unable to find work, and turn to crime as a result. We can’t police or prosecute our way out of this problem. A community-based strategy putting […]

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