Piper plays at sundown


Bagpiper plays to celebrate and remember those forgotten Every Saturday for the past two months, as the sun sets, the sound of a lone bagpiper can be heard drifting from the gazebo in Stone Mountain Village. The bagpipes have had a presence in Stone Mountain for more than 30 years, since a resident founded Atholl […]

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Deputies looking for convict mistakenly released from jail


  DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies and Fugitive Squad are looking for a criminal accidentally released from jail. Joel Ledarius Harper, 22, was released from the DeKalb County Jail due to an administrative error on Nov. 21. On Aug. 31, Harper was sentenced to 10 years in prison for two counts of armed robbery and one […]

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Judge sets trial date for Lewis criminal case

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DeKalb County Judge Cynthia Becker has set a start date of April 15, 2013, for the racketeering trial against former DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis. Lewis, his former construction chief Patricia Reid and Reid’s ex-husband Tony Pope are being charged along with him for conspiring to defraud the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) of […]

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Dunwoody City Council considers school system

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Each year the Dunwoody City Council identifies items that are legislative priorities in a list given to the city’s local representatives in the General Assembly. Councilman Terry Nall said although there has been no specific talk about the city of Dunwoody creating its own school system, the idea was added to the list. “I raised […]

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Ellis names new deputy development chief

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DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis announced the appointment of Luz Borrero as deputy chief operating officer of development effective Nov. 19. “In the current economic climate, characterized by a national recession and a declining tax digest, I believe that it is extremely important to engage in activities that encourage and promote jobs creation, economic vitality, […]

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Enter our 2012 Holiday Decorations Contest


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Reckless driver fatally shot by Dunwoody Police

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A reckless driver in Dunwoody was fatally shot by Dunwoody Police after he wrecked several vehicles and endangered police officers and several pedestrians Nov. 28.   The incident occurred near Perimeter Mall at approximately 6:20 p.m.   According to a police statement, Dunwoody Police officers noticed a vehicle driving recklessly through the parking lot of […]

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Police fatally shoot man who tried to steal dog, patrol car

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DeKalb County Police have identified a man fatally shot by an officer after he tried to steal a neighbor’s dog and then a police car Nov. 22. Christopher Lee, 44, died after being transported to a local hospital after the incident. Both officers involved are on routine administrative leave as the department continues to investigate […]

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