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Sneiderman case moves forward, hearing set for Feb.


              Andrea Sneiderman, the widow accused of conspiring in a plot to murder her husband, has been ordered to appear before a DeKalb County judge in February. Prosecutors allege Sneiderman and her former boss Hemy Neuman plotted to kill her husband Rusty Sneiderman to collect his insurance money and […]

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DCSD tables vote on adopting draft of reorganization plan

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The DeKalb County School District (DSCD) decided Dec. 10 to delay voting on an extensive proposed school reorganization plan until Jan. 7. Initially, the board was expected to adopt a draft of the plan at its Dec. 10 business meeting but school officials decided to delay the vote to allow staff to incorporate public suggestions […]

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Dogfood: Good enough to eat

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One of Decatur’s newest businesses is Corrina’s Corner. Corrina isn’t the owner; she’s the owner’s dog and the inspiration for the business. Business owner Jacques Duplantier explained it this way: “I found Corrina at an animal rescue place. She was in such poor health that they didn’t want me to adopt her. She was almost […]

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As another Walmart goes up, Publix leaves Memorial Drive


After being open since 1995, the Publix grocery store on Memorial Drive is closing. “The store has been under-performing,” said Brenda Reid, media and community relations manager for Publix. “The company decided that it’s in its best interest to close the store.” Publix’s management wanted to protect the interests of its stockholders from the store […]

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Hundreds of homeowners helped at foreclosure prevention event


Homes in America are entering foreclosure at a slower pace than a year ago. According to RealtyTrac, a California-based company that tracks foreclosures nationwide, only 971,533 homes entered the foreclosure process between January and October, down 8 percent from the same period last year. In DeKalb County, foreclosures this year have dropped from 6,630 in […]

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DeKalb Code Compliance Division sweeps neighborhood

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The DeKalb County Code Compliance Division began conducting coordinated street sweep operations Dec. 7. Teams of code compliance officers canvassed neighborhoods, walking house to house and inspecting each property for violations of the county code. The areas chosen were based on previous code activity and requests from residents in these communities. Code compliance officers issued […]

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St. Pius X falls to Buford in state championship game

St. Pius X head coach Paul Standard consoles quarterback Jack Spear after he was sacked on a 4th down attempt in the final seconds of the Class AAA championship game. Photo by David DiCristina

The St. Pius X defense played stoutly throughout the playoffs and it carried over into the Class AAA state Championship game on Dec. 14. But in the fourth quarter with the game tied at 3, Buford had a fourth-and-1 at the St. Pius X 39-yard line with 9:10 remaining. Buford quarterback Taylor Mitchell pitched the […]

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Lakeside tops Decatur in swim meet, St. Pius edges out Dunwoody


The swimming and diving season is under way in DeKalb County and Lakeside and St. Pius X are off to good starts. Lakeside outpointed Decatur 249-177 and St. Pius X got a six point win over Dunwoody with a score of 188-182 at the Dec. 4 swim meet. Lakeside placed first in 20 events and […]

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