Four advance to soccer state finals

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Clarkston and Druid Hills boys, as well as Marist and St. Pius X girls will play for a state soccer title May 12-13. Marist and St. Pius X will face each other for the third consecutive year in the Class AAAA state title game May 13 at McEachern High School at 12 p.m. St. Pius […]

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Bouldercrest Park improvements come to fruition

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Longtime DeKalb County resident Patricia Culp said she was disappointed about the condition of a playground where local children play. She, along with members of the Cedar Grove Neighborhood Association (CGNA), decided to do something about it. Culp, president of CGNA, said the association worked with county officials to fund a new playground for the […]

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Smile for the camera

City of Decatur School Resource Officer Damico said the only way he can survive the day is with a large cup of coffee. Prior to becoming a police officer, he worked in a psychiatric hospital for 10 years. Photo provided by Decatur Police Department.

Local police departments promote selfie challenge   DeKalb County residents will get to see a different side of local law enforcement officials as Dunwoody Police Department and Decatur Police Department have decided to participate in an online campaign.  The LESelfiechallenge, or Law Enforcement Selfie Challenge, began May 1 and will run through July 31. The […]

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Soccer playoff scores

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Class AAAAAA Boys Second round Allatoona 5, Tucker 1   Girls Second round Sequoyah 10, Tucker 0   Class AAAAA Boys Second round Clarkston 4, Starr’s Mill 3 Decatur 6, Wayne County 0 McIntosh 5, Cross Keys 4 Third round Clarkston 2, Decatur 0   Girls Second round Decatur 4, Union Grove 0 McIntosh 6, […]

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Promises kept

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Clarkston passes non-detainer policy, limiting cooperation with immigration officials    Clarkston city council passed an official policy limiting the city’s cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainment on May 2 following two separate meetings.  The policy will not require Clarkston Police Department to comply with detainment requests without an official judicial warrant from federal […]

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DeKalb County sheriff arrested, future uncertain

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A DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said she is unsure when or if DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann will return to work after fleeing from an officer and being arrested in Atlanta for indecent exposure on May 6.  Mann, who was charged with indecency and obstruction of officer charges, was in an area known for […]

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Three teams to play for state tennis title

Chamblee's Madeline Meer

Three teams from DeKalb County will play for the state title on May 6 at Clayton County International Park Tennis Center. Marist boys and St. Pius X girls will play for the Class AAAA state title and Chamblee girls will play for the Class AAAAA state title. Chamblee advanced to the title game with a […]

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End of an era

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Golden Glide closes its doors   Social media was abuzz the first week of May as many DeKalb County residents discovered a popular skating rink would be shutting down.  Golden Glide, a skating rink in Decatur, announced it will be closing due to financial difficulties.  The rink, located on 2750 Wesley Chapel Road, is advertised […]

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