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At least 2 winners in $636M Mega Millions jackpot
The lucky owner, or owners, of a Mega Millions ticket sold at Jennifer's Gift Shop in San Jose, will have to decide what to do with the second-largest lottery jackpot of all time.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Incompetence plea filed in GA school shooting case
Two men have been formally indicted on felony charges following a thrill-ride mishap at the North Carolina State Fair that left three people seriously injured.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The Indianapolis Star
Mega Millions jackpot likely to surpass $600 million
Life at Veach's Toy Station will be hectic later this week as the store undergoes a makeover for a... A salesman holds Mega Millions lottery tickets at a retailer in Decatur, Ga., on Dec. 16, 2013.
How One For-Profit College Resorted To Bribery To Protect Its Brand
For-profit colleges that lure students with the promise of improved job prospects have gone to great and potentially illegal lengths to inflate statistics about how their students fare after graduation, according to a Huffington Post report that draws on court documents.
As DeKalb Cityhood Drives Heat Up, Decatur Refocuses on Annexation
Decatur needs to reexamine what areas it should annex and incorporate into its city limits.
Judge denies bond for Andrea Sneiderman
Andrea Sneiderman listens to her defense attorney, Brian Steel, during her bond hearing in Dekalb County Superior Court on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Decatur, Ga.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
International Business Times
Jamie Lynn Spears Sings Sister Britney Spears' 'Oops I Did It Again' [VIDEOS]
Jamie Lynn Spears has paid tribute to her older sister during a performance. The 22-year-old singer/actress, who is hoping for successful comeback as a country music star, belted out ' "Oops I Did It Again" mid-song, delighting the audience with her impromptu musical shout-out to her more famous sibling.
Decatur Man Charged in Emory University Identity Theft Scheme
The following information was supplied by U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates, Northern District of Georgia.
Gunman Robs Oakhurst Family Dollar
From the Decatur Police Department: On Dec. 13, 2013 at approximately 8:37 p.m., Decatur Police responded to an armed robbery at Family Dollar in Oakhurst.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Liz Roti House Gets a '68' in Health Inspection Report
Liz Roti House received a 68 - or a 'U' for unsatisfactory - in its most recent health inspection report.
Good Growth DeKalb Plans to File Appeal in Suburban Plaza Permit Case, Hold Rally
But that ruling, Good Growth DeKalb contends, blocks any DeKalb County citizen or group from challenging the issuance of a building permit through the Technical Board of Appeals.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
Quick Bites: Little's Food Store to close, Toscano & Sons opens, and more
Rustic Italian market and panini shop Toscano & Sons has opened anew in Virginia-Highland, six months after shuttering its original location in West Midtown.
UGA to award first dual master's degrees in social work, public health
By Laurie Anderson The University of Georgia is awarding its first dual master's degrees in social work and public health at commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 in Stegeman Coliseum.
Cross Roads News
Recycle old electronics
Residents and businesses can properly dispose of unwanted computers and other electronic devices at a Dec. 14 recycling event in Decatur.
On Common Ground News
New Era: David T. Manuel charts new course at Porter Sanford Center
Three years ago, David T. Manuel arrived at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center in South DeKalb, after serving 25 years at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Santa Claus to Come to Decatur Marriott
Old St. Nick is coming to Downtown Decatur, courtesy of the Decatur Fire Department, on Dec. 14 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children under 12. Only 300 tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.
Today on GoFundMe: Save Darius, Beat Osteosarcoma
Each Thursday in December, Patch is highlighting a local GoFundMe campaign in the area.
Man shot multiple times, another killed after being struck and dragged by car
DeKalb County police are investigating an incident in which a man was shot multiple times and another struck and dragged to his death in the parking lot of a shopping plaza in Decatur.
Mom reports gunmen stole girl's medicine, presents
A suburban Atlanta woman says home invaders kicked her disabled 6-year-old daughter in the side and stole medication and specialized equipment that helps the girl communicate.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
HLM Financial Group Relocates to 160 Clairemont Building
The HLM Financial Group & Shelter Lending Services is relocating to 160 Clairemont Ave., effective Dec. 20. The company, which celebrated its 27th anniversary on Sept.