DeKalb Glass Recycling Program

Soccer playoff scores

8Champion Newspaper

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

6Champion Newspaper

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

3Champion Newspaper

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

2Champion Newspaper

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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Art or violation?

Champion Newspaper

Local artist told displays violate code Local artist Kyle “black cat tips” Brooks has made a name for himself selling his artwork in the Atlanta area. Brooks, a DeKalb County resident for more than a decade, said he purchased his home and land near Lithonia because he wanted a place to display his material.  However, […]

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Liverpool legend visits Clarkston

4Champion Newspaper

Former European soccer pro plays with local youth   Phil Neal isn’t a name known by many in America or in DeKalb County.  It is, however, a name known by millions around the globe thanks to his 11-year career at Liverpool Football Club, one of the most popular soccer teams in the world.  During his […]

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Nature Conservancy putting its support behind DeKalb’s natural places

Constitution Lakes Park 2 - Ken Boff[41873]

Constitution Lakes is a DeKalb County park that, according to the people who know it and love it, has tremendous potential. It’s not the kind of park with athletic fields and pavilions but a natural site that many consider a nature preserve. However, its potential is marred by invasive plants and debris from people who […]

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