Infiniti QX70 marries elegance with functionality


Memorial weekend was a perfect time to test drive the 2015 Infiniti QX70. Between picking up groceries—and there were plenty of those—as well as picnic necessities such as folding chairs and transporting family, cookout supplies and more, it got a good workout. The Infiniti got rave reviews from driver and passengers in all areas, and […]

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Taking flight, the way it should be!


  When we imagine hassle-free air travel, we may envision the ultra-rich or those with generous expense accounts who have the luxury of flying from smaller airports on private jets. Most of us have seen the photos on social media and entertainment shows of sharply dressed celebrities with designer luggage posing for the paparazzi before […]

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Doraville streamlines updates for Assembly

People crowded the Doraville Civic Center to gather information about the former GM plant and the proposed tax allocation district.

Doraville is taking care of business. Doraville Mayor Donna Pittman and other city officials hosted a town hall meeting on June 22 that brought more than three dozen concerned guests into the city’s Civic Center. “We have a lot of exciting things going on in our city and the whole region. We’re going to continue […]

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Arrest warrant issued for former Falcons player

John Abraham's mugshot from a 2014 drunk driving charge in DeKalb County

Brookhaven Police has issued an arrest warrant for former Atlanta Falcons player John Abraham. Police has charged Abraham with misdemeanor battery regarding an assault that occurred Feb. 28 at the Pink Pony. According to Maj. Brandon Gurley, police responded to Northside Hospital where the victim sought treatment for his injuries. Police said Abraham assaulted a […]

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Lewis opens satellite office in Decatur


Following each 10-year federal census for at least the past four decades, the boundaries of Georgia’s 5th Congressional District have changed. As a result, John Lewis, who has represented the district since 1987, has several times seen his constituency change markedly. Lewis rose to prominence in the 1960s, when he headed the Student Nonviolence Coordinating […]

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Nonprofit offers jobs and training to resettled refugees

From left, Jessica Darnell, Kitti Murray, Leon Shombana, Eleni Tsegu and Caleb Goodrum are part of Refuge Coffee in Clarkston.

by Justin Beaudrot Refuge Coffee Company is a newly established 501c3 nonprofit organization that offers jobs and job training for resettled refugees living in Clarkston. Founder Kitti Murray came up with the idea for a coffee shop after speaking with neighbors, and realized it could fill the need for a central place where the community […]

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Need for accounting professionals increasing

Youngsters assist in packing up their school’s supplies.

Careers in accounting and auditing are on the rise according to this year’s release of the Georgia Department of Labor’s “Hot Careers to 2022.” Statistical Program Operations Chief Corey Smith said the listing was determined by three criteria areas. “The growth in the career must be faster than the state average job growth, wages have […]

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OPINION: District 5’s decision matters


District 5 residents finally got what they have begged for: a special election. And when they went to the polls June 16 to select a new commissioner, they had plenty of choices. There were five female and five males running for the position. Among them were a police officer and pastor, an educational consultant and […]

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