Stone Mountain, organization partners to rebuild park

Stone Mountain, organization partners to rebuild park

Stone Mountain and the Small Creek Alliance have partnered to rebuild a park where a playground was set on fire in August. Small Creek Alliance, a community organization dedicated to curbing violence in central and south DeKalb through preventive and non-punitive measures, started a Go Fund Me page to raise $50,000 to help fund the […]

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Green until 2019

Green until 2019

DeKalb Board of Education extends superintendent’s contract, grants 1 percent salary increase On Sept. 20, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) Board of Education announced a contract extension and 1 percent salary increase for Superintendent Stephen Green. Details of the contract include an extension to June 2019, a one-time 1 percent salary increase to $303,000, […]

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Eagles soar on homecoming


Columbia defeats Clarkston The Columbia Eagles got their second win of the season after a 53-6 victory over Clarkston on Sept. 23 at Godfrey Stadium. The Eagles—which scored on offense, defense and special teams—were too much for the Clarkston Angoras from the opening kickoff. Columbia’s Marquavious Linner returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown to […]

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Lakeside sweeps in DeKalb cross country races

Lakeside sweeps in DeKalb cross country races

Lakeside senior Morgan Mihalis ran the fastest DeKalb County girls’ time of the season to help Lakeside finish a sweep of the first races at the Druid Hills Middle School course on Sept. 20. Mihalis clocked a 20:06.02 to win individual honors in the girls’ first race of the day and propel the Lakeside Lady […]

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Tucker coach recognized as Falcons Coach of the Week


Tucker High School football coach Bryan Lamar became the fourth coach this season to win the Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Week Award, the football organization announced Sept. 18. Lamar received the award after coaching the Tucker Tigers to a 58-0 win over Jonesboro on Sept. 16. The award, which is presented by Ford, is […]

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DeKalb school district moves forward with arts school facility

DeKalb School of the Arts parent Walker Scott spoke in favor of a comprehensive arts school at DeKalb County School District’s Sept. 12 meeting.

  The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) approved the selection of a design firm and a $5.4 million budget allocation for a comprehensive arts school at its Sept. 12 board of education meeting, prompting a mixed reaction from the public. The project—part of the E-SPLOST IV project schedule—will combine DeKalb School of the Arts (DSA) […]

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Decatur holds first recycling expo

The city of Decatur hosted its first recycling expo entitled, “Recycle Decatur.” The event, held Sept. 15, focused on informing residents on the proper way to recycle.

City of Decatur officials are urging residents to become more informed about the city’s recycling process. With the help of various departments, Decatur hosted its first recycling expo Sept. 15. Recycle Decatur was held in downtown on the Decatur Square and featured exhibits for residents on how and where to recycle. City spokesperson Renae Madison […]

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Research and technology the backbone of chiropractic clinic

David Shapiro, chief wellness officer at Complete Spine Solutions, demonstrates a whole body vibrator he calls “the Cadillac of vibrating machines.”

 David Shapiro, who has been a chiropractor for 16 years, chose Brookhaven as the location of his new Complete Spine Solutions (CSS) clinic, describing DeKalb County’s largest city as an area where “people make health a priority.” Shapiro, who continues to operate the Tucker clinic where he has practiced for 14 years, said he opened […]

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