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The Decatur Business Association will host the ConumDRUMS performing in the Blue Sky concert at noon Wednesday on the Community Bandstand. In 2001, a small group of women began drumming and performing together, says the Decatur Minute blog .
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The Georgia School Superintendents Association says four candidates remain for the 2015 Superintendent of the Year competition, including Dr. Phyllis Edwards of City Schools of Decatur. "This is a tremendous honor to be named a finalist and I sincerely thank the Board of Education for nominating me," said Edwards.
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A man who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
The University of West Georgia Alumni Association has announced the top 30 Under 30 list for 2014.
Relive the hysteria of a 1950s teen idol in "Bye, Bye Birdie," or join your Decatur neighbors on the square for a free concert. This week the Decatur Business Association welcomes The Rainmen to town.
A coalition of DeKalb's most prominent pastors said they are fed up with the county's negative image and will meet with DeKalb political leaders to discuss the recent spate of corruption cases against elected officials. The group, which calls itself Right Choice, represents 25 churches with a combined membership of 50,000.
Gov. Nathan Deal defended his education record from attacks by Democratic challenger Jason Carter Friday morning during a candidates forum in downtown Atlanta. The Republican governor, who is seeking a second term this year, told an audience of educators at the Marriott Marquis Hotel education has taken up 54 percent of state budgets on average since he took office in 2011.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Squad has arrested Lorenzo Rachell in the July 22 armed robbery and murder of Bacaseva Hill in Decatur. They are requesting assistance from the public in locating the second suspect.
The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died after being hazed has reached a settlement with the owner of the bus on which the hazing took place. An attorney for the family of Robert Champion said Wednesday that he would file a motion this week dismissing the negligence lawsuit against Fabulous Coach Lines and a bus driver.
The Atlanta Police Department and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta has increased the reward for information related to a double kidnapping and homicide which occurred in DeKalb and Fulton counties on Aug. 30. Atlanta police say that Capt. Paul Guerrucci will speak to the media at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday outside the Atlanta Public Safety Headquarters at 226 Peachtree Street.
Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr., is the Senior Pastor/Teacher of The House of Hope Atlanta Decatur, GA. Prior to moving to Metro Atlanta, he served as Senior Pastor of the Beulahland Bible Church in Macon, GA.
The Cook's Warehouse is bringing three master knife craftsmen to its store at 180 W. Ponce de Leon Avenue in downtown Decatur on Sept. 14. From 3 to 6 p.m. the Japanese knife masters will demonstrate their time-honored skills forging steel into fine kitchen cutlery.
Chronicles is a weekly, 30-minute introspective journey that chronicles the lives and careers of today's hottest artists and the steps that ultimately led to their success. The B.o.B episode premieres nationally Tuesday, September 9th at 8pm ET/PT on Music Choice Play .
Two local United Methodist churches are teaming up to provide meals for 20,000 hungry kids in the developing world. University Heights and North Decatur United Methodist Churches, pastored by the "clergy couple" team of the Rev.
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