Building camaraderie while rubbing elbows in the kitchen

Team building activities in the great outdoors have been popular for years. Now a local business is focusing on strengthening teams by taking them into the kitchen. Team Building With Taste is an enterprise that seeks to foster collaboration and innovation and build trust for the team members of its clients—all while cooking up appetizers, […]

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Cross Keys High trailers spark debate

   The decision to place a number of portable classrooms on an athletic field at Cross Keys High School——located at 1626 N Druid Hills Rd NE in Brookhaven—has sparked discussion and interest in DeKalb County School District (DCSD).  On Aug. 19, former Cross Keys teacher Rebekah Cohen Morris posted an image of 8 to 10 […]

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DeKalb responds favorably to $100k convocation

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) held a convocation at the Infinite Energy Arena in Gwinnett County on Aug. 4, bringing together more than 13,000 employees for a day of performances, inspirational speeches and fellowship. On Aug. 4, official DCSD Twitter accounts and accounts from district employees were flooded with images and videos of the event. […]

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A ‘tender’ moment

  McDonald’s surprises DeKalb firefighters with chicken tenders   Almost overnight, DeKalb County firefighter Robert Sutton became a local celebrity when video surfaced of him catching a baby thrown from a burning building.  The video quickly went viral and Sutton’s actions have appeared on multiple media outlets including Good Morning America. Media outlets weren’t the […]

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2017 Football Preview

Arabia Mountain Rams Head coach: Stanley Pritchett (5th season) Region: 5-AAAAA 2016 record: 9-3 (Playoffs) Outlook: The Rams are coming off a season during which they won their first region title and had their first playoff appearance. The team aspires to have a second consecutive playoff appearance, but will have to do so with a […]

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‘Many hands make light work’

Community mural receives official welcome in Clarkston     Local artist Shannon Willow and Clarkston city officials came together Aug. 10 to unveil a finished community mural at 4154 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.  Willow joined more than 100 Clarkston residents May 20 to paint the Human Family Forest Mural at Christ Community AME Church […]

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Youth activist planning Colin Kaepernick rally

Colin Kaepernick is a modern-day Rosa Parks, according to a local youth activist planning to host a rally for the unsigned quarterback.  Stonecrest resident Mary Pat-Hector, 19, a national youth director for Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, said she will host a rally in support of Kaepernick in the metro-Atlanta area in the upcoming months. […]

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