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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DeKalb County’s Police Chief Retires

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DeKalb County is looking for a new police chief. DeKalb County Police Chief William O’Brien will retire at the end of November,Burke Brennan, the county’s chief communications officer, confirmed Oct. 31. O’Brien made the announcement in August, Brennan said. Currently, O’Brien is out of the office using accrued vacation until his retirement’s effective date of Nov. 30. “Police […]

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Dunwoody Police looking for man who tried to entice child

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The Dunwoody Police Department is looking for a suspect who attempted to entice a child while in the restroom of the Perimeter Mall. On Nov. 12 at approximately 7 p.m., a 15-year-old male was in the restroom when he was approached by the suspect, according to a media release by the Dunwoody Police Department. The […]

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New families formed during National Adoption Day

Patrick and Amanda O’Neill, of Tucker, used a private agency to adopt Morgan, 20 months old, from China. The couple plans to adopt again next year.

The courtroom of Superior Court Judge Gregory Adams was decorated with balloons and teddy bears as children yelled and played Nov. 16. The children, more than 30 of them accompanied by their parents, were at the courthouse for DeKalb County’s second observance of National Adoption Day, an event that brings awareness to the need for […]

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Brookhaven prepares for runoff election

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Newly-formed Brookhaven’s recent election yielded only one clear winner for a city council post. Real estate broker and businessman Jim Eyre will represent residents in council District 2. Residents will vote for the rest of Brookhaven’s city officials Dec. 4 in a runoff election which will take place less than two weeks away from the […]

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OPINION: Glad It’s Over

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By the time you read this, the 2012 general election will be over. We will have re-elected the president, or a new one, along with a number of other officials from members of Congress to those who collect water and soil samples. We will also have decided some amendments to the Georgia Constitution, chief among […]

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