Journey to Jaco

Journey to Jaco

  Likely Costa Rica’s most popular beach town and according to the Internet the easiest to access from San Jose International Airport, Jaco is a booming little place with something for almost anyone. It’s just a bit hard to find. A friend and I recently embarked on a whirlwind tour of Costa Rica with the […]

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North DeKalb Mountain Bike Team formed

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Football, basketball and baseball have always been the more popular sports with fans and the sports that children often want to play. There are other sports that have gained popularity with children over the years such as soccer, tennis and lacrosse; and there is another sport that is gaining interest–mountain biking. In 2013, the Georgia […]

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Lee May won’t resign over ‘laughable’ corruption report

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    Special_Investigators_Report   Interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May said a corruption report he commissioned is laughable and he will not resign as it recommends. Former state attorney general Mike Bowers, who investigated the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal, was picked in March by May to root out county corruption. “They were charged to investigate […]

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Corruption report calls for interim CEO’s resignation

Interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May said he will root out bad apples in the government after he receives a corruption report. Photo by Travis Hudgons

DeKalb County is plagued by “appalling corruption and a stunning absence of leadership,” states the long-anticipated report on county corruption. The report, commissioned by interim DeKalb County CEO Lee May, states that May should resign immediately and allow for a special election. Former state attorney general Mike Bowers, who investigated the Atlanta Public Schools cheating […]

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Residents question proposed soccer facility

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There were more questions than answers when the three commissioners who voted against the proposed Atlanta United Soccer facility held a community conversation Sept. 28. Nearly 100 people were present when DeKalb County Commissioners Kathie Gannon, Nancy Jester and Jeff Rader hosted the public conversation about The Home Depot cofounder Arthur Blank’s proposed Atlanta United […]

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Stadium renamed for William Buck Godfrey

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As former Southwest DeKalb High School football coach William ‘Buck’ Godfrey walked on the field at the former Panthersville Stadium, a number of emotions went through him. “It’s the first time I walked on this field and I wasn’t coaching,” he said. “So, I had a myriad of strange feelings.” When he saw “William Buck Godfrey Stadium” on the scoreboard, it still had not […]

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Man killed in hit and run incident in Brookhaven

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Brookhaven Police is searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident that left a man dead. Carlos Nino of the Brookhaven Police Department said officers responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Sept. 28 at approximately 8:40 p.m. The incident occurred on the I-85 southbound ramp from North Druid […]

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Church’s bike event is solar focused

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Good stewardship of the Earth is part of living godly lives for the leadership and congregation of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Decatur. To that end, the church has formed a Green Ministry, which promotes Earth stewardship and supports green and sustainable practices by working with the community and other organizations. The church also puts […]

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