DeKalb Glass Recycling Program

Cross Keys High trailers spark debate

35A mix of all accounts

   The decision to place a number of portable classrooms on an athletic field at Cross Keys High School——located at 1626 N Druid Hills Rd NE in Brookhaven—has sparked discussion and interest in DeKalb County School District (DCSD).  On Aug. 19, former Cross Keys teacher Rebekah Cohen Morris posted an image of 8 to 10 […]

1,200 total views, 13 views today

DeKalb responds favorably to $100k convocation

143A mix of all accounts

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) held a convocation at the Infinite Energy Arena in Gwinnett County on Aug. 4, bringing together more than 13,000 employees for a day of performances, inspirational speeches and fellowship. On Aug. 4, official DCSD Twitter accounts and accounts from district employees were flooded with images and videos of the event. […]

926 total views, 4 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

2017 Football Preview

141A mix of all accounts

Arabia Mountain Rams Head coach: Stanley Pritchett (5th season) Region: 5-AAAAA 2016 record: 9-3 (Playoffs) Outlook: The Rams are coming off a season during which they won their first region title and had their first playoff appearance. The team aspires to have a second consecutive playoff appearance, but will have to do so with a […]

1,188 total views, 8 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

Youth activist planning Colin Kaepernick rally

87A mix of all accounts

Colin Kaepernick is a modern-day Rosa Parks, according to a local youth activist planning to host a rally for the unsigned quarterback.  Stonecrest resident Mary Pat-Hector, 19, a national youth director for Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, said she will host a rally in support of Kaepernick in the metro-Atlanta area in the upcoming months. […]

629 total views, 1 views today

Student health survey results improve

88A mix of all accounts

The most recent results of a student survey indicate a decline in alcohol and drug use at Decatur High School (DHS) and DeKalb County high schools.  The Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 is an anonymous self-reported survey conducted by the Georgia Department of Education each year to gauge student habits in and out of the […]

765 total views, 2 views today