M.L. King defeats Sequoyah, advances in playoffs

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Lions earned another home playoff game after a 34-14 win over the Sequoyah Chiefs. The No. 2 ranked Lions improved to 11-0 for the second consecutive season after its win on Nov. 16. The Lions will host No. 10 ranked Allatoona (10-1) on Nov. 23 at Hallford Stadium in the […]

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Tucker, Stephenson advance to second round of state playoffs

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The Tucker Tigers picked up a big first round victory along with the Martin Luther King Jr. Lions in the Class AAAAA high school football state playoffs on Nov. 16 while the Stephenson Jaguars won on Nov. 17. The No. 5 ranked Tucker Tigers fell behind 3-0 early before rolling to a 42-25 road win […]

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Joshua Outlaw selected to play in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

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Martin Luther King Jr. Lions senior offensive lineman Joshua Outlaw was selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, Calif. on Jan. 4, 2013. Outlaw was presented his game jersey on Nov. 16 at halftime of the first round playoff game between M. L. King and Sequoyah. Outlaw said being selected to […]

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Cook brings New Orleans flavors to Decatur senior community

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Anthony Joseph left his native New Orleans in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. While his old Louisiana neighborhood has been completely destroyed, Joseph brought one thing with him to Atlanta that no storm could wipe out—his knowledge of Louisiana cooking. “My grandmother raised me because my mother was, well, caught up in another […]

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Upscale shoe store opens in Dunwoody

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Ninety-year-old Allen Edmonds Shoe Corporation prides itself on two things: At a time when most shoe manufacturing has gone overseas, it remains an American footwear manufacturer; and using a 212-step process, it takes “shoemaking to the level of an art form.” Wisconsin-based Allen Edmonds recently opened its only Georgia store in Dunwoody. “We are delighted […]

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Henderson Elementary first STEM certified school in DCSD

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Henderson Mill Elementary school recently became the first STEM-certified school in the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) by the Georgia Department of Education. However, gifted students’ teacher Diane Maslia said the school has been moving in that direction for years. “We believe we’re the first elementary school, too,” Maslia said. In recent years, many schools […]

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Dunwoody dedicates Georgia’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange

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Since June, motorists who travel along the Ashford Dunwoody Road interchange at I-285 have driven through Georgia’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange. On Nov. 16, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle along with Dunwoody Mayor Mike Davis, and representatives from the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts (PCIDs) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) dedicated the interchange. The $6 […]

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Despite loss, couple still thankful

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Jamiracle Lett and her husband Lamourya were supposed to celebrate this Thanksgiving with their newborn son. But May 5 happened. That’s the day the couple lost their baby boy. Still, they are thankful. “I’m grateful that my son got a chance to open up his eyes in the arms of the Lord,” Jamiracle said. It […]

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