Lakeside sweeps in DeKalb cross country races

Lakeside senior Morgan Mihalis ran the fastest DeKalb County girls’ time of the season to help Lakeside finish a sweep of the first races at the Druid Hills Middle School course on Sept. 20. Mihalis clocked a 20:06.02 to win individual honors in the girls’ first race of the day and propel the Lakeside Lady […]

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DeKalb school district moves forward with arts school facility

  The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) approved the selection of a design firm and a $5.4 million budget allocation for a comprehensive arts school at its Sept. 12 board of education meeting, prompting a mixed reaction from the public. The project—part of the E-SPLOST IV project schedule—will combine DeKalb School of the Arts (DSA) […]

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Decatur holds first recycling expo

City of Decatur officials are urging residents to become more informed about the city’s recycling process. With the help of various departments, Decatur hosted its first recycling expo Sept. 15. Recycle Decatur was held in downtown on the Decatur Square and featured exhibits for residents on how and where to recycle. City spokesperson Renae Madison […]

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Celebrating citizenship

  According to Yohannes Edward, Sept. 15 is his best day of work at Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s (GPTC) Clarkston campus. Edward currently serves as a full-time policeman at Georgia State University as well as a part-time security officer at GPTC. He dreams of someday joining The Department of Homeland Security to protect his country. […]

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‘Getting their hands dirty’

  Hands-on, weekend science program kicks off at Miller Grove High For four hours on Saturday, Sept. 17, more than 90 DeKalb County students gathered at Miller Grove High School to study science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM). As part of Georgia-Pacific’s third annual Science Saturday program, the event featured elementary students building birdhouses, […]

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Local churches support national evangelizing crusade

Greg Laurie’s Harvest Christian evangelizing crusades have drawn comparisons to the Billy Graham crusades popular in the mid- to late-20th century. It’s no coincidence. Laurie serves on the board of directors for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and notes on his website that Graham called him the “evangelist of the future.” First Baptist Stone Mountain […]

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