Man arrested in connection with vandalized businesses in Brookhaven

Solomon Danziger

  A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged for vandalizing Nuts ‘N Berries in Brookhaven. Brookhaven Police charged Solomon Danziger of Chamblee with burglary on connection with the vandalism that occurred in the early hours of July 13. The campaign office of Catherine Bernard, which is located above Nuts ‘N Berries, was vandalized. Bernard […]

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Brookhaven businesses, Catherine Bernard’s campaign office vandalized

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Several businesses were vandalized in the early hours of July 13, including the campaign office of Catherine Bernard. Bernard is running for the vacant Georgia House District 80 seat. Brookhaven police said the vandalism occurred at Nuts ‘N Berries at 4274 Peachtree Road, Peachtree Flower Shop Inc. at 4280 Peachtree Road, and several businesses and […]

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Mom wants answers in son’s near drowning

From left, Melissa Sloan has questions about her son Brionne’s near drowning. Photos provided

An investigation is under way into what happened when a boy nearly drowned at Brown’s Mill Aquatic Center June 22. Fourteen-year-old Brionne Sloan was playing in the pool with friends when he became unconscious and nearly drowned. No one yet has offered an explanation as to what caused his trauma. “He doesn’t remember anything,” Melissa […]

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Walking in Memphis

World-famous Beale Street is one of Memphis’ top attractions. Photos by John Hewitt

As we began our initial descent to land at the Memphis airport, the sky was clear and the sun was beaming down on the mighty Mississippi River and the fertile lands along her banks. In the distance, I saw a large angular structure glistening by the river and squinted to try to determine what it […]

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District 5 candidates face off before runoff


The two remaining candidates for the District 5 seat on the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners discussed various local issues during a “Community Conversation” June 29. In the June 16 special election to fill the seat vacated by interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May, Mereda Davis Johnson, an attorney and wife of Congressman Hank Johnson, […]

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Carla’s Corner: My Peachtree Road Race experience


Like many people, I have a list of things I would like to accomplish before kicking the bucket. That list includes traveling overseas, vacationing in Hawaii and on some Caribbean Island, seeing the musical Rent on Broadway and covering a major sporting event, i.e. the Super Bowl. Those are just some of the big items […]

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Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under law

Various versions of the Confederate battle flag have a protected status by state law at Stone Mountain Park. Photo by Travis Hudgons

  ATLANTA (AP) Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, according to what the head of a state authority that oversees the park said July 1. The law would have to be changed for the flags to be removed, said Bill Stephens, chief executive officer […]

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OPINION: Trumped!

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“Because I don’t need anybody’s money, It’s nice. I’m using my own money. I’m not using lobbyists, I’m not using donors. I don’t care. I’m really rich,” shared the ever so humble Donald Trump at a press conference officially announcing his candidacy for president in 2016. No, I do not think that self-proclaimed billionaire, developer […]

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