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Men sought in robbery and exploitation of elderly man

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Two men are being sought in connection to robbery and exploitation of the elderly, according to Dunwoody Police Department. Dunwoody public information officer Mark Stevens issued a release on outlining crimes believed to have been committed by Herbert Lewis and Clinton Stone throughout metro Atlanta.   According to Stevens, the two men have active warrants […]

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Ross opens at Tucker Meridian

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  Ross Dress For Less is the latest retailer to open at Tucker Meridian. Tucker Meridian, a 207,000-square-foot development, is located at the intersection of LaVista Road and Northlake Parkway near I-285 on 22 acres. The shopping center will also include Einstein Bagels, Jimmy John’s and other retail shops and restaurants. Ross employees, along with […]

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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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A test of taste buds

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DeKalb County youth chefs compete in salsa competition   Tomatoes? Check. Onions? Check. Cilantro? Check. Chiles? Check. Lime juice? Check. Dancing shoes? Check.  These are just a few items required to attend the 2017 Salsa, Salsa competition hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta at Piedmont Park on July 11. For five […]

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Letter questions DCSD special ed spending

DCSD Coordinator for Special Education and Diverse Learners Melinda Maddox recommended the $700,000 conrtact renewal with Southern Behavior Group on June 13. Photo submitted.

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) renewed a $700,000 contract with Southern Behavior Group (SBG) on June 12 following approval from the board of education, raising questions about the district’s spending on special education students. According to DCSD Coordinator for Special Education and Diverse Learners Melinda Maddox, SBG provides the district with Board Certified Behavioral Analyst […]

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Brookhaven police accepting applications for citizen’s police academy

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Applications are now being accepted for Brookhaven Police Department’s fourth Citizen’s Police Academy. Brookhaven residents, 21 and older, may attend the academy. A criminal background check will be conducted on applicants and the police department has the right to deny enrollment to those with a criminal history. The academy will meet every Thursday from 7 […]

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Local NAACP president ‘troubled’ by DeKalb police officer video

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   A video showing a DeKalb County Police officer beating a woman has made national headlines and the president of the DeKalb County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People chapter said the incident is “troubling.”  Video surfaced of DeKalb County Police Officer P.J. Larscheidstriking a woman several times with his baton in a […]

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Beginning of the end

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Shallowford Gardens hosts ‘Moving Fair’    Immigration lawyers, real estate agents and nonprofits came together at the Shallowford Gardens apartment complex on June 29 to celebrate a Moving Fair event for residents.  Renters will be required to vacate Shallowford Gardens—located at 3630 Shallowford Road in Doraville—by Aug. 31 following a $8.2 million purchase agreement between […]

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