Farmers market owner: It’s as much about people as food

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Attendees to the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce 2016 Apex Business Awards and Luncheon Ceremony on May 25 at the Marriott Century Center heard from the owner of a business that for many is as much a DeKalb County icon as the carving on Stone Mountain. Robert Blazer, founder and owner of Your DeKalb Farmers Market, […]

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Carla’s Corner: Winning has become more important than doing the right thing

Baylor president Kenneth Starr was demoted to chancellor

For years, baseball has been known as America’s pastime. In some parts of the nation it still is, but in other parts, particularly the south, football has surpassed baseball as the sport of choice. One may say for many that football is second behind God for those who live in the Bible belt states. Football […]

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ITP sweeps DeKalb all-star soccer classics

Tucker’s Autumn Carter, left, runs up field as Druid Hills’ Alison Rugel defends.

The Inside the Perimeter (ITP) All-Stars cruised to a sweep over the Outside the Perimeter (OTP) All-Stars in the All-Star Soccer Classics at Avondale Stadium on May 19. The boys’ game was a 5-0 shutout and the girls’ game ended with a 4-1 score. The ITP girls’ continued their mastery of the OTP improving their […]

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‘See you in 50 years’

Rho Kappa president Jordan Brown and member Cori Bostic seal a school time capsule on May 17. Photos by R. Scott Belzer

Southwest DeKalb memorializes class of 2016 with 50-year time capsule They sound like items found in a high school student’s locker or an old storage box in the attic. Textbooks, T-shirts, and soccer jerseys. An iPhone case, a sample of sheet music and a yearbook. A pair of goalie gloves, a coffee mug and a […]

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Great wall of learning

Students at Annunciation Day School demonstrated how the Promethean ActivWall can change the way classrooms are run through interactive technology. Photos by R. Scott Belzer

How important is a blackboard in the classroom? Blackboards combine visuals with lectures to better engage students. At the same time, they provide a workspace for teachers and students in full view of the classroom, making them one of the most valuable tools in a classroom. But what if blackboards could interact with students, teachers […]

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Marist brings home fifth consecutive state golf title

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Marist shot a 302 in the Class AAAA state golf tournament to win its fifth consecutive state title on May 16 at Jones Creek Golf Club course in Evans, Ga. It is the program’s 12th state title. Four Marist golfers shot the combined 302 score, edging out runner-up Woodward Academy by three strokes. Senior Will […]

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Another coach leaves DeKalb


Tucker’s Robin Potter heading to Grayson DeKalb County is losing another winning coach. Tucker High School girls’ basketball coach Robin Potter is leaving the program to be the new head coach at Grayson High School in Gwinnett County. Potter is replacing outgoing coach Tony Watkins. Potter, who lives in Gwinnett County, said the proximity of […]

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Lithonia living

Wendover Housing Partners has broken ground to prepare for the construction of the Granite Crossing community. Photo by Carla Parker

Half of the big blue plaza in Lithonia is gone and a new apartment development will soon be in its place. Wendover Housing Partners announced May 16 the ground breaking of a 75-unit apartment complex named Granite Crossing in downtown Lithonia. The complex will be built where the city-owned portion of Lithonia Plaza sat. The […]

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