Brookhaven announces millage rate public hearings

Brookhaven residents will have three opportunities to provide input on the city’s proposed millage rate.   The city has scheduled public hearings for: –        June 17 at 7 p.m. –        June 20 at 10:30 a.m. –        June 20 at 6:30 p.m. The hearings will be held at the Brookhaven Municipal Court, 2 Corporate Blvd., Suite […]

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Stag play €œStripped coming to Porter Sanford III Center

The play “Stripped” will be onstage May 30-June 2 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center. The all-star cast includes former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member Lisa Wu, media personality Rashan Ali, “2 Live Stews Radio Show” co-host Ryan Stewart, and former NFL players Karon Joseph Riley and Ed Hartwell. “Stripped” […]

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Redan sweeps Marist to win first baseball state title

  The quote, “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish,” sums up the 2013 season for the Redan High School baseball team. After starting the season 0-3, the Redan Raiders went on an incredible run, which ended in a state championship, the first in the program’s history. It was something that senior pitcher […]

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Redan, Marist face off in state title game

The Redan Raiders baseball team punched its ticket to its first state title game with a 3-2 win over Troop County in Game 3 of the Class AAAA state semifinals. The Raiders will take on the War Eagles of Mariston May27 in the state championship game. Marist advanced to the title game after sweeping Crisp […]

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Five Lady Wolverines sign basketball scholarships

Five members of the Miller Grove High School girls’ basketball senior class signed scholarships on May 7 in front of family, friends and teammates. Shaquanda Durden, Katie Hunt, Tashi Thompson, Aniefiok Udofia and Klarissa Weaver—who led Miller Grove to its first state championship in 2012—signed with the colleges of their choice. Durden, a 5-foot-9 guard, […]

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Local rapper and reality star to face judge on probation violation

Atlanta rapper and reality TV personality Lil’ Scrappy will be in a DeKalb County courtroom May 22 for a probation violation hearing. Lil’ Scrappy, whose real name is Darryl Richardson, was ordered May 15 to provide a urine sample to test for illegal drugs. Prosecutors alleged that he switched his urine during a routine drug […]

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Teacher in “Harlem Shake” involved in fight with another teacher

Former Lithonia High School basketball coach Barry Browner was fired after a “physical altercation” with another teacher a month after a YouTube video surfaced of him and his students doing the “Harlem Shake” in a classroom. According to a report describing the incident, on April17 Browner and Delmonte Madison, a prevention and intervention specialist at […]

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