DeKalb Glass Recycling Program

Scoutmaster honored in Dunwoody

73A mix of all accounts

Helps locate missing elderly man on a hunch    On May 16, Dunwoody resident and Boy Scout Troop 477 leader Barry Deutsch joined other community members in tracking down an elderly man who had been reported as missing.  Rumors spread that the man may have dementia or similar medical issues that caused him to wander […]

529 total views, 2 views today

Shooting death raises questions about veterans’ mental health

63A mix of all accounts

A DeKalb County support group established to protect the interests of veterans are searching for answers after a man was shot and killed by DeKalb County police. Amos King, president of Justice for Veterans, said he was saddened by the news of Quintas Harris—a DeKalb County man killed Aug. 3 after he allegedly shot at […]

601 total views, 7 views today

A family tradition

3A mix of all accounts

Hometown Country Cookout honors Kirkwood community, residents   According to East Atlanta natives Alleah and Ayansa Salone, leaving a legacy is about impacting your community one small act of kindness at a time.  “Legacy is generational—the food you eat has a recipe that has been brought down generation by generation and it still tastes wonderful,” […]

512 total views, 2 views today

A ‘tender’ moment

144A mix of all accounts

  McDonald’s surprises DeKalb firefighters with chicken tenders   Almost overnight, DeKalb County firefighter Robert Sutton became a local celebrity when video surfaced of him catching a baby thrown from a burning building.  The video quickly went viral and Sutton’s actions have appeared on multiple media outlets including Good Morning America. Media outlets weren’t the […]

905 total views, 2 views today

‘Many hands make light work’

97A mix of all accounts

Community mural receives official welcome in Clarkston     Local artist Shannon Willow and Clarkston city officials came together Aug. 10 to unveil a finished community mural at 4154 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.  Willow joined more than 100 Clarkston residents May 20 to paint the Human Family Forest Mural at Christ Community AME Church […]

590 total views, 3 views today

UPDATE: Brookhaven out of stock of eclipse glasses

92A mix of all accounts

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 […]

484 total views, 3 views today

Osborne Road drainage project near completion

23A mix of all accounts

Brookhaven is completing its first drainage improvement project on Osborne Road. City officials said the project slightly behind schedule due to weather and other circumstances. “We appreciate the patience and understanding from all of the residents in this area as we finish off these improvements and improve the drainage conditions in the area,” Brookhaven Public […]

606 total views, 1 views today

Brannon Hill makeover

A mix of all accounts (59)

Phase 1 of cleaning project complete at notorious complex After the removal of nearly 1,200 tons of debris, Brannon Hill Condominium in Clarkston is beginning to have a different look. Phase 1 of a cleanup project at Brannon Hill was completed after two days of work from July 13 to July 14. In total, 1,999 […]

634 total views, 4 views today