DeKalb Glass Recycling Program

Power outage forced resident to throw out $400 worth of food

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    For three days, DeKalb County resident Connie Irvin and her family were without power due to tropical storm Irma.  Irvin’s power went out the afternoon of Sept. 11 and was turned back on after 8 p.m.  on Sept. 13. Due to the long period without power, Irvin had to clean out her refrigerator. […]

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Avondale Estates officials discuss streetscape project

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Before more new development comes to Avondale Estates, city officials want to make sure the central business district has a consistent streetscape standard. Mayor Jonathan Elmore started a streetscape discussion during the Board of Mayor and Commissioners work session on Sept. 6. With the construction of the mixed-use development at Sam’s Crossing and East College […]

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Dunwoody wins fourth straight Golden Spike over Chamblee

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Emotions were high Sept. 1 for the Dunwoody Wildcats as they played their first game after the death of co-defensive coordinator Kent Davis. While grieving for their late coach, the Wildcats were able to pull out a 16-0 win over rival Chamblee in the annual Battle of the Golden Spike at North DeKalb Stadium. It […]

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Three fatally shot in Stonecrest apartment

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DeKalb County detectives are investigating what led to the shooting deaths of three people at a Stonecrest apartment. Police said the bodies of brother and sister Stanford, 28, and Starlynne Henderson, 29, as well as Eric Robinson, 27, a friend, were found in an apartment in the 5000 block of Par Four Court around 2 […]

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Arrest made in Brookhaven bank burglary

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Brookhaven police arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with an Aug. 20 bank burglary. Carvell E. Brown of Atlanta was arrested and charged with multiple felony counts committed during a commercial burglary. On Aug. 20, officers responded to a commercial alarm at SunTrust Bank at 4030 Peachtree Road. When officers arrived, they saw that a […]

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Old meets new

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SWD debuts new ‘old gold’ jerseys The past and present came together Aug. 18 when the Southwest DeKalb High School football team debuted its new gold jerseys against Redan. The jerseys are replicas of the old gold jerseys that the Panthers football teams wore in the late 1980s and 90s, but with the tight fit […]

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2017 Football Preview

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Arabia Mountain Rams Head coach: Stanley Pritchett (5th season) Region: 5-AAAAA 2016 record: 9-3 (Playoffs) Outlook: The Rams are coming off a season during which they won their first region title and had their first playoff appearance. The team aspires to have a second consecutive playoff appearance, but will have to do so with a […]

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UPDATE: Brookhaven out of stock of eclipse glasses

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Brookhaven has no more eclipse sunglasses to give out, but residents are invited to view the eclipse at city hall and Brookhaven parks. City officials said the eclipse is expected to start at 1:05 p.m. in Brookhaven with a peak at 2:36 p.m. with approximately 97.5 percent coverage of the sun. “I invite one and […]

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