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Basketball stars ink signatures to play college ball

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      Three of DeKalb County’s most talented basketball players have already decided where they plan to play college basketball next season. Arabia Mountain’s Bakari Copeland, Decatur’s Jordan Dillard, and Moses Johnson of Greenforest-McCalep Christian Academy have signed or will sign their letters of intent to their schools of choice. Johnson on Nov.14 signed […]

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DeKalb County breaks ground for two new senior centers

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DeKalb County senior citizens and elected officials had a lot to celebrate as they broke ground for two new senior centers. On Nov. 14, DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners, and the City of Chamblee held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new 15,000-square-foot North DeKalb Senior Center at 3393 Malone […]

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M.L. King defeats Sequoyah, advances in playoffs

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Lions earned another home playoff game after a 34-14 win over the Sequoyah Chiefs. The No. 2 ranked Lions improved to 11-0 for the second consecutive season after its win on Nov. 16. The Lions will host No. 10 ranked Allatoona (10-1) on Nov. 23 at Hallford Stadium in the […]

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Tucker, Stephenson advance to second round of state playoffs

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The Tucker Tigers picked up a big first round victory along with the Martin Luther King Jr. Lions in the Class AAAAA high school football state playoffs on Nov. 16 while the Stephenson Jaguars won on Nov. 17. The No. 5 ranked Tucker Tigers fell behind 3-0 early before rolling to a 42-25 road win […]

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Joshua Outlaw selected to play in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

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Martin Luther King Jr. Lions senior offensive lineman Joshua Outlaw was selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, Calif. on Jan. 4, 2013. Outlaw was presented his game jersey on Nov. 16 at halftime of the first round playoff game between M. L. King and Sequoyah. Outlaw said being selected to […]

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Dunwoody dedicates Georgia’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange

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Since June, motorists who travel along the Ashford Dunwoody Road interchange at I-285 have driven through Georgia’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange. On Nov. 16, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle along with Dunwoody Mayor Mike Davis, and representatives from the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) dedicated the interchange. The $6 […]

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Dallas Rivers leads Tucker running backs in total yards and touchdowns

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Rivers (25) takes a hard hit and still scores a touchdown. Photo by Travis Hudgons The Tucker football program is known for producing great running backs and this year is no different. The Tigers have five players with more than 150 yards each on the season, including quarterback Jawann Williams. Running backs Dallas Rivers and […]

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North central DeKalb residents considering creating own city

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Three months after residents in the Brookhaven area voted to create their own city, some residents in north central DeKalb are wondering whether they should go the same route. Residents in the Druid Hills, Sagamore Hills and North Briarcliff communities – near Shallowford and Briarcliff roads – have held meetings last month to discuss the […]

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