Miller Grove pulls out tight win against SWD

Miller Grove's Aidan Saunders goes up for a layup over Southwest DeKalb's Keith Gilmore.

A jet-lagged Miller Grove team was able to hang on and deliver a tough Southwest DeKalb team its first loss of the season. The No.1-ranked Miller Grove Wolverines (8-2) defeated the No. 10-ranked Region 6-AAAAA foe Southwest DeKalb Panthers (8-1) 76-69 Dec. 15 at home. Miller Grove returned home Dec. 13 from Highland, Utah, after […]

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Centuries-old ruins still popular tourist attraction


The volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius on the west coast of Italy was a horrific natural disaster that extinguished a civilization considered one of the most progressive and successful of its time. When the volcano—located five miles from Pompeii—erupted, it spewed gas and ash so deadly that an estimated 2,000 inhabitants died. (The area always […]

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Brookhaven police trying to identify robbery suspect

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The Brookhaven Police needs help from the public in identifying the person responsible for the armed robbery of a Starbucks. The robbery occurred Dec. 8 around 6 a.m. at the North Druid Hills Road location. Police said the suspect was waiting outside the Starbucks for the employees to unlock the doors. “Once they began to […]

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When death comes calling


Life is a cornucopia of the good and the bad, fortunes/misadventures, achievements/failures, precious little moments and devastating hurts and tragedy. Some come our way and some may not, however, one experience that’s a certainty for everyone is death. While the how, when and where of our demise are pretty much unknown and out of our […]

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Saxophonist lets gift lead him


Professional saxophonist and Stevie Wonder band member Ryan Kilgore believes talents have built-in GPS. “When you use your gift it will take you where you’re supposed to go” said Kilgore, 34, who grew up in Decatur and graduated from Southwest DeKalb High School in 1999. Kilgore got his start in music at church. When his […]

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Decatur police offer holiday safety tips

Decatur police offer holiday safety tips

The holidays are typically a time for shopping and giving and unfortunately also a time for increased criminal activity.  To prevent residents from becoming victims of theft or other crimes, the Decatur Police Department has given safety tips to help keep residents and their possessions safe during the holidays.  While out and about, police suggest […]

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Fernbank presents Winter Wonderland

Fernbank presents Winter Wonderland

This holiday season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History will host a series of family-friendly programs and performances for museumgoers.  Fernbank’s holiday programming includes the annual exhibit Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World, family-friendly Winter Wonderland Celebration Days and Winter Wonderland evening viewing hours during Martinis & IMAX. On Nov. 21 Fernbank Museum officials […]

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Avondale shows appreciation to police officers

Avondale shows appreciation to police officers

Avondale Estates residents and business owners wanted to do something honor the police officers who keep their homes and businesses safe. On Nov. 23, all Avondale Estates Police Department personnel attended a mandatory meeting called by City Manager Clai Brown. According to Police Chief Gary Broden, the topic of the meeting was unknown by the […]

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