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Chief Keef -- ARRESTED in Atlanta
According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, Keef was busted for allegedly smoking weed at a fancy hotel.
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DeKalb Wants Resident Input on Zoning Code Update
DeKalb county wants to know residents' thoughts about the zoning code update . The update "is to implement the policies of the DeKalb County 2015 Comprehensive Plan.
Mon May 20, 2013
Monday Essentials: Lakeside, Tucker Together, Northlake Meetings
The Lakeside City Alliance will hold a meeting on Monday, May 20 at Evansdale Elementary from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The third annual DeKalb County All-Star Soccer games will be played at Hallford Stadium in Clarkston on May 20, starting at 5:30 p.m. Tucker Together is holding its second meeting on Tuesday, May 21, at 7 p.m., at St.
Ga. widow to be re-arraigned in husband's death outside of Atlanta preschool
A woman accused of arranging for her husband to be killed outside a suburban Atlanta preschool is set to be arraigned for a third time.
Tucker Students Among DeKalb Scholarship Recipients
Tucker High School's Ramon Wyndell Johnson and Feven Laine are among 26 students recently awarded college scholarship funding from DeKalb county.
Tucker CID Is DeKalb's Newest Community Improvement District
After working several months on the project, volunteers with the Tucker Community Improvement District Formation Committee cheered when the DeKalb Board of Commissioners unanimously approved DeKalb's third CID in the Tucker area.
Captain D's Scores '92' on Health Inspection
Here are some recent health inspection scores performed by the DeKalb County Board of Health for restaurants in our community.
Sat May 18, 2013
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Opponents of biomass plant set town hall meeting on Thursday
An emergency town hall meeting concerning the biomass plant will be held on Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. at Antioch-Lithonia Missionary Baptist Church, 2152 Rock Chapel Road , Lithonia.
Jobs Bus to Visit Northlake-Barbara Loar Library May 21
DeKalb county's "Jobs Bus" makes a stop at Northlake-Barbara Loar library next week, May 21, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. On the bus, offically the Mobile Career Center, are computer stations, Internet, and job search help including resume writing and interviewing tips.
issued a 30-count indictment
A federal grand jury has indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks on charges that he misappropriated almost $1 million in charitable funds Brooks, 67, was charged by a federal grand jury in a 30-count indictment that includes charges of mail, wire and tax fraud.
Animal Advocates Continue Pressure for New Shelter Near Airport
DeKalb County animal advocates continue to pressure county government to open a new animal shelter on a site near DeKalb Peachtree Airport .
Fri May 17, 2013
Permitting Issues Put Chamblee Plaza Food Trucks on Hold
Issues with DeKalb County's permitting system have temporarily put food trucks at Chamblee Plaza on hold, a shopping center representative said Wednesday.
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Guilty plea entered in child pornography case
United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia Michael Moore has announced via press release that 52-year-old Josh Ensley has entered a plea of guilty to one count of an Indictment charging him with receipt of child pornography.
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Commissioner Johnson links seniors with youths to fight childhood obesity
Orrin Hudson to celebrate birthday bash with Charity Chess event. Ever wanted to learn how to play chess? Now's your chance to get in the game, says Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson.
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Mr. Dave' gives back as mentor to DeKalb kids
With summer just around the corner, Dave Shutten wanted to encourage the young men he has been mentoring at Toney Elementary School by giving them treats to eat and a special treat to keep: He gave each student in his Boys Book Club a book to take home and he fed them pizza to sign off the school year and welcome summer vacation.
Wed May 15, 2013
2013 Valedictorians, Salutatorians at Lakeside, Druid Hills High Schools
Stephanie Pham of Lakeside and Anna Dowling of Druid Hills are the high schools' 2013 valedictorians, respectively, the DeKalb County School System announced Tuesday.
Major Brian Harris Gets Promoted, Again
Former Tucker Precinct Commander Brian Harris is set to lead a division of the Alabama Army National Guard after receiving a promotion to the rank of Brigadier General.
Tue May 14, 2013
School District Postpones Budget Hearing
The DeKalb County School District budget hearing scheduled for 3 p.m. on May 15 has been postponed until 12 p.m. on June 3. The hearing will accompany a DeKalb County Board of Education committee of the whole.
CID To BOC: Establish Opportunity Zones Now
Representatives of the Stone Mountain Community Improvement District are asking DeKalb County leaders to open access to a powerful tool for job growth.
Animal advocates put pressure on DeKalb commissioners
Dozens of animal advocates in DeKalb County are seeing red when it comes to the state of the current animal shelter, and they'll be putting the pressure on county leaders to do something about it on Tuesday.