Three fatally shot in Stonecrest apartment

DeKalb County detectives are investigating what led to the shooting deaths of three people at a Stonecrest apartment. Police said the bodies of brother and sister Stanford, 28, and Starlynne Henderson, 29, as well as Eric Robinson, 27, a friend, were found in an apartment in the 5000 block of Par Four Court around 2 […]

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Students shown ‘inappropriate’ film in school

  Parents of students who attend DeKalb School of the Arts say their children were shown an “inappropriate” film that displayed elements of racism and sexism during class.  According to parents, the students of Jim Dickson were shown an excerpt from the film The Triplets of Belleville to a third level French class.  The animated […]

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Scoutmaster honored in Dunwoody

Helps locate missing elderly man on a hunch    On May 16, Dunwoody resident and Boy Scout Troop 477 leader Barry Deutsch joined other community members in tracking down an elderly man who had been reported as missing.  Rumors spread that the man may have dementia or similar medical issues that caused him to wander […]

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Outgoing Dunwoody principal honored

Dunwoody Mayor Denis Shortal and city council honored outgoing Dunwoody High School (DHS) principal Tom McFerrin on Aug. 14 with an official city-wide proclamation. “I, Denis L. Shortal, Mayor of Dunwoody, do hereby proclaim August 14, 2017, as Principal Tom McFerrin Day in the city of Dunwoody in honor of his service, dedication, and commitment […]

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Arrest made in Brookhaven bank burglary

Brookhaven police arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with an Aug. 20 bank burglary. Carvell E. Brown of Atlanta was arrested and charged with multiple felony counts committed during a commercial burglary. On Aug. 20, officers responded to a commercial alarm at SunTrust Bank at 4030 Peachtree Road. When officers arrived, they saw that a […]

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Old meets new

SWD debuts new ‘old gold’ jerseys The past and present came together Aug. 18 when the Southwest DeKalb High School football team debuted its new gold jerseys against Redan. The jerseys are replicas of the old gold jerseys that the Panthers football teams wore in the late 1980s and 90s, but with the tight fit […]

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OPINION: Looking for hope in a world gone crazy

The events of recent weeks have left me in a funk—the clash between protesting groups that turned deadly in Charlottesville, the deaths and injuries in Barcelona from a terrorist attack, the growing prominence of hate groups, the protests and counter-protests surrounding removal of Confederate monuments. Add to that the mounting controversies involving President Donald Trump, […]

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