Marist remains undefeated

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The Marist War Eagles moved to 6-0 after defeating the Gainesville Elephants 39-14 at home on Sept. 29. The War Eagles accumulated 341 yards of total offense, led by quarterback Chase Abshier. Abshier completed 10 of 17 attempted passes for 130 yards and threw two touchdowns. He also rushed for 61 yards on eight attempts […]

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MARTA, State Farm celebrate new bridge

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State Farm employees in Dunwoody now have more convenient access to the Dunwoody MARTA Station. MARTA and State Farm Insurance held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 28 to celebrate the opening of the State Farm Park Center Bridge at the Dunwoody MARTA station. The bridge allows State Farm employees and others a direct connection between the […]

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Riding the wings of history

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Peachtree-DeKalb Airport offers historic flight on WW2-era bomber Some might say flying aboard and touring an EAA B-17G-VE bomber plane built in 1945 is a rare, if not impossible experience.  For the Experimental Aviation Association (EAA)—a Wisconsin-based company dedicated to promoting the spirit of aviation through plane rides, events and activities—delivering such a flight to […]

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Gallery owner has experiential artistic visions for Chamblee

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EBD4 Gallery in Chamblee is an ever-evolving work of art. It serves as a working studio, gallery space and event venue for owner and artist Elyse Bynum Defoor. Defoor wants it to be an epicenter for arts in the community As one enters the nondescript strip center gallery space, impactful photography of Defoor’s work with […]

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DeKalb schools adjust makeup schedule

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DeKalb County School District (DCSD) adjusted its plans to makeup time lost to Hurricane Irma on Sept. 27.  DCSD revised the original plan to extend the school day by 20 minutes until winter break in December, the extension will now last from Oct. 2 until Oct. 31. The district kept its plans to hold school […]

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Grits with grands

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    Marbut Elementary Traditional Theme School hosts annual event honoring grandparents Before the sun rose on Sept. 26, hundreds of grandparents at Marbut Elementary Traditional Theme School broke bread with their sons, daughters, grandsons and granddaughters as part of the school’s annual Grits With Grands event. “We are celebrating our grandparents,” said PTA member […]

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40 Plays in Four days returns to DeKalb


Theatrical productions designed to evoke laughter, tears and a full range of emotions are promised at the upcoming Atlanta Black Theatre Festival. The Oct. 4-7 events take place at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center in Decatur. The event, now in its sixth year, is designed to build community through artistic experiences. […]

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Future uncertain for DeKalb sheriff

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  It’s unclear what the next step will be for DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann. The Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council voted to revoke his certification on Sept. 27. Mann, who was arrested May 5 after he exposed himself to an Atlanta police officer in Piedmont Park, will have time to appeal the […]

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