Blocked kick seals win for Miller Grove

The Miller Grove Wolverines got their third win of the season after beating Lakeside 18-16 Sept. 15 at Avondale Stadium. The Wolverines’ defense made the play of the game. With less than two minutes on the clock, Lakeside’s offense picked up few first down to reach the 11-yard line. With less than 15 seconds remaining […]

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Burks wants to usher Clarkston into future

Challenger for mayor’s seat to focus on city’s assets     According to Clarkston mayor candidate and former council member Beverly Burks, it will take a new leader to move the city, its people and its vision forward.  “This means making sure the mayor represents the varied interests of our city, making sure we put […]

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Should it stay or should it go

  Rally held to remove Confederate monument Several DeKalb County-based civil rights organizations and DeKalb residents held a march in Decatur proclaiming the Confederate monument near the old courthouse in Downtown Decatur must be removed and put into a museum. Hate Free Decatur, a newly formed grassroots civil rights organization, along with local chapters of […]

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Pull up with pull ups

Radio shows host diaper drive in DeKalb for Hurricane Harvey victims DeKalb County officials, residents and radio hosts stopped by South DeKalb Mall in Decatur to give diapers and wipes for the “help Houston diaper drive” for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The drive, held Sept. 6, was hosted by radio stations V-103, 92.9 The […]

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Schools struggle after Irma

Closures last until Sept. 15 as facilities go without power   Following lengthy rains and strong winds, schools in DeKalb County remained closed through Sept. 14 following the arrival of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 11 and 12.  On the evening of Sept. 12, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) board of education member Stan Jester reported […]

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