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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Osborne Road drainage project near completion

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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 […]

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Brannon Hill makeover

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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 […]

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Avondale Estates awarded grant to complete Carl’s Corner

Avondale Estates received a $1,500 grant from the Georgia Historic Preservation Division to complete the preservation project for historic Carl’s Corner. Photos by Carla Parker

  The preservation project for historic Carl’s Corner in Avondale Estates will be completed soon. Carl’s Corner, located on South Avondale Road next to Twin Oaks Plaza, was once the city’s entryway when the city was built in 1926. It was named after Carl Houseworth, an Avondale Estates gardener. City Planner and Community Development Officer […]

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Brookhaven demolished Skyland building for future park

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A new park is coming to Brookhaven. The city, led by Mayor John Ernst, began the demolition process of the Skyland Center on Skyland Drive July 24 to make way for Skyland Park. Ernst, controlling an excavator, was the first to take part in ripping down the Skyland Center, a former school and former location […]

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DeKalb artist helps non-profit organizations

The “Puzzling Pointy People” created by DeKalb County artist Kyle Brooks, helped raise more than $7,000 for local nonprofit organizations.

Dekalb resident Kyle Brooks said he loves creating art that makes people smile and recently his contributions helped put a smile on the faces of volunteers at metro nonprofit organizations. Brooks, also known as Black Cat Tips, painted a “Puzzling Pointy People” puzzle for a project with 25th Century Games—a publishing studio in Atlanta. The […]

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DeKalb Police incident ignites protests [VIDEO]

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    In the aftermath of a DeKalb County Police officer being filmed repeatedly striking a homeless woman with his baton, protests were held in several locations through the county asking for the officer to be fired for alleged police brutality. The incident, which occurred June 4 at a gas station on Glenwood Road, involved […]

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More with less

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Cedar Grove graduate making international impact    Staff Sgt. Jennifer Singh, a United States soldier and graduate of Cedar Grove High School, is getting a crash course on how to do more with less.  Singh, who works in the operating room as a technician and is currently on a mission in Gabon, is experiencing Africa […]

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