Hemy Neuman found guilty in retrial

Hemy Neuman
Photo by Donna Seay

Hemy Neuman, quiet throughout his retrial proceedings, dropped his head after a jury read a guilty verdict in the 2010 murder of Rusty Sneiderman, Aug. 23. Neuman was found guilty of malice murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. The jury–eight women and four men–deliberated for more than three hours […]

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Dunwoody officers honored for response, know-how

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    Dunwoody Police Department sergeants Jason Dove and Robert Parsons as well as officers Nathan Berryman, Michael Vermillion and Guinevere Wiencek were honored Aug. 8 for demonstrating medical know-how in intense situations. According to Dunwoody Police officials, on July 13, officers Wiencek and Vermillion responded to a medical call at a local apartment complex. […]

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OPINION: Random thoughts on late summer

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Summer is nearing an end. Fall will officially usher in on Sept. 22 at 10:21 a.m. with the Fall Equinox. The summer of 2016 has included discourse between the public and those in law enforcement in many communities, terrorism at home and abroad, hotly debated political issues and candidates on the local and national fronts, […]

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OPINION: A most exceptional games–they certainly were

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“The Atlanta Centennial Games were most exceptional,” International Olympic Committee (IOC) Chairman, Juan Antonio Samaranch in his post-Olympiad assessment of the Centennial Olympic Games in 1996. One of the many wise things my father once told me—and which I did not believe at that time—is how quickly time flies after you cross the mid-century mark. It […]

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Restaurant offers farm-to-table meals


  Hudson Rouse is a farmer and a chef. Both occupations are central to the venture he and his wife, Kathryn Fitzgerald Rouse, started recently. The couple in March opened Rising Son Restaurant, which features freshly prepared menu items that use locally grown ingredients. “We use some items from our own land and some from […]

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Sagamore Hills leads district into new year

Students at Sagamore Hills Elementary engage with computer application and design on a daily basis as the only school in Georgia with dual STEM accreditation. Photos by R. Scott Belzer.

DeKalb superintendent promises modern, STEM-focused custom curriculum by March   Superintendent Stephen Green and DeKalb County School District (DCSD) staff hosted back-to-school press conferences at Sagamore Hills Elementary on Aug. 8, the first day of the 2016-2017 school year. Green commended the school, stating that its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) focus is a […]

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Prayer vigil addresses issues within Black community

Protestors stand outside an apartment complex where 15-year-old Kearia Palmer once lived and demand DeKalb residents come forward and identify her shooters.

Protesters and community activists gathered near 4110 Glenwood Road in Decatur to protest the shooting of 15-year-old Kearia Palmer. According to reports, Palmer was on the way to pick up items from a nearby convenience store when she was caught in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting. Two others were also hit with bullets during […]

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DeKalb football players named preseason all-state


  Several DeKalb County high school football players are considered among the best players in their prospective classifications after being named to preseason all-state teams. Georgia High School Football Daily has released the preseason all-state teams for all seven classifications; 10 players from DeKalb public and private school teams were selected to All-state teams. In […]

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