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Free soccer tournament Saturday in Doraville
Come and participate in a free soccer tournament Saturday at Honeysuckle Park, 3037 Pleasant Valley Drive in Doraville. This is a community event designed to raise awareness of the Cross Keys Susta...
July 30, 2014 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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McFerrin to lead Dunwoody High as new principal
Having grown up in Dunwoody, it seems only fitting that Tom McFerrin will now lead his alma mater of Dunwoody High School as principal. McFerrin graduated from the school in 1991 and went off to th...
July 29, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sprouts Farmers Market officially opens in Dunwoody
The Sprouts Farmers Market Dunwoody location opened to much fanfare last week. The Phoenix, Ariz.-based grocer brands itself with the motto of “healthy living for less.” The location, at 2480 Mount...
July 23, 2014 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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May talks of low county morale in DeKalb
The 7-month-old Chamblee Chamber of Commerce, formed from the Chamblee Business Association, is necessary to give a voice to the businesses in the city, president and board chair Van Pappas said. “...
July 23, 2014 01:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb ethics chair: investigations moving forward
On the heels of DeKalb Interim CEO Lee May’s executive order that compiles and clarifies ethics rules for all employees and administration and created a new, full-time chief integrity officer, boar...
July 23, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb voters keep Mann as sheriff, decide school board seats
The results are in for the July 22 runoff elections in DeKalb County. In the special election sheriff’s race for the county, incumbent Jeff Mann gained 40,537 of the total 53,090 votes sweeping the...
July 22, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb polls close; 19K cast ballots
Polls have officially closed in DeKalb County. According to DeKalb County Director of Elections H. Maxine Daniels, about 19,000 registered voters cast their ballots during DeKalb's runoff election....
July 22, 2014 07:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panel named to review District 5 commission candidates for DeKalb
DeKalb interim CEO Lee May announced the citizen panel which is reviewing the candidates who have volunteered to fill a temporary appointment to commission District 5 of DeKalb County. The panel co...
July 15, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb passes $555M 2014 mid-year budget
DeKalb County interim CEO Lee May proposed a $555 million tax funds budget, which maintained the property tax rate of 21.21 mills, the same rate as in 2013. “While we are seeing the beginning of an...
July 15, 2014 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school tax rate to remain the same
The DeKalb Board of Education approved last week a resolution for a tax levy to keep the property tax rate the same at 23.98 mills as it was last year. The meeting was the third and final required ...
July 15, 2014 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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CLASSIC COMEDY: Dunwoody’s Stage Door Players present ‘The Odd Couple’
Dunwoody residents looking for a laugh can enjoy the Stage Door Players’ performance of “The Odd Couple,” which will run Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 p.m. un...
July 15, 2014 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday Inn Perimeter to help Brookhaven family
The Holiday Inn Perimeter has reached out to help a mother and daughter who lost their home and possessions in a house fire in Brookhaven July 7. Candice Rosenberg and her daughter Georgia lost eve...
July 10, 2014 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb school district hosts surplus auctions
The DeKalb County School District has authorized the sale of county surplus by auction. This surplus consists of furniture, materials, equipment, vehicles and supplies from the various schools and ...
July 10, 2014 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody, county agree on water, road projects
The city of Dunwoody finalized an intergovernmental agreement with DeKalb County designed to create cooperative management and implementation efficiencies for several critical road and water infras...
July 08, 2014 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Briarcliff and Lakeside to join forces in cityhood
Two DeKalb County cityhood groups, LakesideYes and the City of Briarcliff Initiative delivered a joint statement to the DeKalb County Operational Task Force July 2. “Both of our groups presented ma...
July 08, 2014 10:19 AM | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rock and roll dentist uses new scanner in practice
A dental practice in Dunwoody was recently one of three practices nationally chosen to test a new scanner that could prevent dental infections and help with root canal procedures. Endodontist Rober...
July 08, 2014 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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May creates ‘ethics watchdog’, revamps rules
DeKalb Interim CEO Lee May, recently signed an executive order that compiles and clarifies ethics rules for all employees of the administration, as well as creating a new full-time position that wi...
July 08, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
July 02, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter and McMahan to face off in July 22 DeKalb school board runoff
Karen Carter, incumbent Age: 51 Occupation: college professor and department chair Length of residency: 13 years Contact: www.karenfordekalb.com, Twitter: @karenfordekalb How will you guarantee to ...
July 01, 2014 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New training program comes to Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Georgia Piedmont Technical College in DeKalb County is establishing the first transit training program in Georgia and its transit training facility, at the Lithonia campus, will be upgraded and exp...
July 01, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brook Run Dog Park to stay in place
It looks as though plans to relocate the Brook Run Dog Park in Dunwoody, according to specifications in the park’s master plan, will not happen. Parks and Recreation Manager Brent Walker said direc...
July 01, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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