DeKalb Sheriff’s Office: think twice before passing stopped school buses
by LaTria Garnigan
October 28, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
School districts and law enforcement agencies in DeKalb County have been cracking down on drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the DeKalb County School District to deter offenders by aggressively confronting drivers, according to a news release. “I know everybody lives a busy life,” said DeKalb sheriff’s office Field Commander Maj. Laura Roscoe. “But these buses are only on the road for two hours a day essentially. An...
Acuity Brands to put millions into Decatur facility
Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Acuity Brands, a Georgia-based global leader in lighting solutions for indoor and outdoor applications, will expand its operations, creating 700 jobs and in...
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Barge endorses democrat for superintendent
Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official. Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will contin...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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LOCAL VOICES: Eating disorders - It’s not what you think
In 2012, almost nine times more people died from eating disorders than breast cancer — 300,000 eating disorder deaths to 34,000 breast cancer deaths — yet less than $1 per person afflicted per year...
Oct 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • County-issued credit cards
    Apr 08, 2014 | 196063 views | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend | print

    Should there be an accountability system for county-issued credit cards?