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    Congressman Hank Johnson to host “Shots at the Shop” free COVID-19 vaccination event June 26
    STONECREST, GA – On Saturday, June 26, 10 a.m. to noon, Congressman Hank Johnson

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June 24, 2021

    ATLANTA—Amber Jackson, a college graduate and dental hygienist who underwent surgery to repair a broken clavicle after an Atlanta Police Department officer body-slammed her last year, is holding a press conference with her attorney on Friday (June 24). The press conference is set for 1:30 p.m. at the of Davis Bozeman  Law Firm […]

June 24, 2021

ATLANTA—To help ease congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) will suspend construction-related closures on interstate highways starting Friday, July 2. Additionally, Georgia DOT will limit lane closures on state routes that directly serve major tourist and recreation centers. The holiday schedule will be in place from noon Friday, July 2, through Tuesday, July 6, […]

June 24, 2021

    DECATUR, GA– On July 1, fee increases will be implemented for Abandoned Motor Vehicle filings in Magistrate Court. The filing fee will be increased to $44 for each action. The increase brings fees into compliance with civil filing fee collection for Georgia Magistrate Courts. The efileGA efiling fee will become a one-time $14 […]

June 24, 2021

Grassroots event part of  President Biden’s national “Month of Action”   STONECREST, GA – On Saturday, June 26, 10 a.m. to noon, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is hosting a free vaccination event in conjunction with the White House and DeKalb Board of Health at the First-Class Barbershop located at the Centre at Panola, 3051 Panola Road, Stonecrest. […]

June 24, 2021

    Public hearing set for June 30 during special called meeting     STONECREST, GA – Stonecrest City Council will hold a virtual public hearing on the proposed 2021 city millage rate during a special called meeting on June 30, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.   Residents can watch the meeting live on the City’s YouTube channel and […]

June 23, 2021

Laquitta Willis Photo provided by Kenley Waller   DECATUR, GA— Customers and employees at the Big Bear supermarket, 2849 Candler Road, have made a memorial of flowers to remember Laquitta Willis, the 41-year-old cashier who was killed in a shootout on June 14 around 1 p.m. Authorities have arrested Victor Lee Tucker, Jr., 30, charging him […]

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June 22, 2021

    Registration is now open for DeKalb County School District’s Adult Education Program: The Next Chapter. The program’s educational and career advancement opportunities include GED classes, family literacy activities, workforce training sessions, post-secondary support and more. The registration deadline is Monday, June 28, 2021. To register, visit For more information, contact Narva Dunlap at (678) […]

June 16, 2021

Nurturing the next generation of activists and community leaders starts with an investment in their education. Each year the association offers need-based and merit scholarships as part of the NAACP – Scholars and Professionals: Internships, Ready Youth and Employment (N-SPIRE) program.This year, 170 awards range from $3,000 to $15,000 thanks to the support of various […]

June 8, 2021

  Redan High senior Justin Whitening leads the pack as academic and youth leadership standout  By Mark Brock DCSD Athletics Specialist Ten athletes and one coach in the DeKalb County School District have earned honors as Atlanta/DeKalb Regional Positive Athlete winners for the 2020-21 school year from the Georgia Branch of Positive Athlete. Positive Athlete recognizes […]


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December 22, 2020Restaurants

    STONECREST, GA—The City of Stonecrest will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon on Wednesday (Dec. 23,) for the grand opening of Belinda’s Southern Cuisine. Owner Belinda Hull has opened the restaurant in the former Buffalo Wild Wings, 7322 Stonecrest Concourse, outside the Mall at Stonecrest. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and […]

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