Archers set sights on sport for wide range of reasons


  They are on the firing line, bows drawn, arrows about to be jettisoned to the targets. This is beginners’ archery at Panola Mountain State Park in Stockbridge, and the sport has captured the attention of adults as well as children. And the reasons many adults are taking to the sport are diverse. Asha Sullivan […]

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Community garden, church collaborate to feed thousands

Henderson Park Community Garden Club celebrated its fifth anniversary in April. Photo provided

Community gardens are used by some people as an option to access food outside of grocery shopping. Community gardens are also used for giving back to those in need. In its five years of existence, Henderson Park Community Garden has had a partnership with Friends of St. Martin de Porres food ministry at Holy Cross […]

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From food to finances, agency touches lives


From newborns to the elderly, the DeKalb County Extension Office has a variety of free programs to aid and inspire. “The most important thing that Extension offers is that we really touch people in the community,” said Jessica Hill, director of the county’s extension office. The DeKalb County Extension Office is a part of the […]

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OPINION: District 5 decision matters


District 5 residents will finally get what they have begged for: a special election. And when they go to the polls June 16 to select a new commissioner, they will have plenty of choices. There are five females and five males running for the position. Among them are a police officer and pastor, an educational […]

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District 5 residents go to the Polls

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 A special election June 16 will allow residents of the 5th district of the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners to choose a representative for a seat that has been vacant for nearly two years.Ten candidates are vying for the seat, which officially became vacant May 8 upon the resignation of Lee May after nearly two […]

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OPINION: The Fort Mac attack

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“I am pleased that we reached an agreement that will help long-term job creation, business expansion and community investment in Fort McPherson and its surrounding communities,” said Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. I am a fan of Tyler Perry. His most famous creation, Madea, reminds me more than a bit of two women who helped raise my […]

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Doraville hires a new city clerk


Doraville officials have added a new face to its growing staff. Sherry D. Henderson was hired on May 28 as a city clerk for Doraville. Henderson formerly worked as a city clerk and elections superintendent in Riverdale and has more than 15 years of experience in automating government processes, spearheading an open records tracking system […]

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Brookhaven City Council appoints new mayor, council member


A new mayor, city council member and mayor pro tem were appointed during the June 9 Brookhaven City Council meeting. District 1 Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Rebecca Chase Williams was sworn in as mayor, filling the seat vacated by former mayor J. Max Davis. Davis resigned as mayor to run for Georgia House District […]

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