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  1. DeKalb commissioners approve Emory University annexation by the city of AtlantaRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Emory University's quest to become a part of the city of Atlanta moved a step closer this week DeKalb Board of Commissioners approval of the annexation agreement with Atlanta. The BOC voted 5-0 to approve the agreement for Atlanta to annex the 744 acres, which include Emory University, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Power, Villa International, Synod of South Atlantic Presbyterian Church USA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  2. DeKalb Chief Judge Courtney Johnson under investigation for causing courtroom peeing incidentRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb County Superior Court chief judge Courtney Johnson is being investigated by the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission for allegedly denying a defense attorney's urgent requests for a bathroom break during a murder trial in June. Jan Hankins, an attorney at the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit Conflict Defender Office, claims she wet herself while sitting through the murder trial on June 21, after her repeated attempts to get Johnson's permission to go to the bathroom were ignored.

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  3. DeKalb residents to vote on sales tax increase on Nov. 7 ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners voted 5-1 Sept. 26 to put their one-penny sales tax increase proposal on the ballot for the Nov. 7 election.

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  4. Candlelight vigil planned for domestic violence victimsRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    As dusk falls on Decatur Square Oct. 19, hundreds of candles will be lit in remembrance of all Georgians who have died at the hands of their domestic violence abusers. The 26th annual Candlelight Vigil organized by the DeKalb County-based Women's Resource Center to end Domestic Violence will be held at the community bandstand in Decatur Square from 7 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 19. Each year the center invites all community members to the vigil, held the third Thursday of October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, to remember those lost, celebrate those who have survived, and renew the dedication to ending violence against women.

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  5. Residents to vote on sales tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners voted 5-1 Sept. 26 to put their one-penny sales tax increase proposal on the ballot for the Nov. 7 election.

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  6. DeKalb approves Emory University annexationRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Emory University, located in the Druid Hills part of DeKalb County for 102 years, is another step closer to being annexed into the City of Atlanta. The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with Atlanta Tuesday, over the annexation of 744 acres, including Emory University, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Power, Villa International, Synod of South Atlantic Presbyterian Church USA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  7. 17-year-old charged with murder in the death of Decatur manRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb County Magistrate Judge Mary McCail Cash signed an Aug. 28 warrant for Gates arrest. The warrant states Livolsi, Gate's neighbor, was shot three times while burglarizing the 171 Eastwyck Circle apartment.

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  8. Chefs Galore to dish at St. Philip AMERead the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    More than 100 chefs will prepare and serve some of their finest dishes at St. Philip AME Church's fifth annual Chefs Galore on Oct. 7. The popular event which offers unlimited food tastings, takes place noon to 3 p.m. at the church at 240 Candler Road SE in Atlanta.

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  9. CrossRoadsNews, September 23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The Decatur City Commission voted unanimously Sept. 18 to support the removal of the monument to Confederacy that has towered over the city's For most people, walking the mile-long uphill trail to the top of Stone Mountain is a challenge at the best of times, but for seven Georgia fi On Sept.

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  10. MARTA taking reins of troubled streetcarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Passengers disembark the Atlanta Streetcar at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta Sept. 21. The streetcar is being transferred from City of Atlanta ownership to MARTA.

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  11. Former nightclub operator gets 11 years for drug traffickingRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Former DeKalb County resident and nightclub operator Christopher Dixon, a/k/a "Yardman," is going to prison for 11 years after pleading guilty to a conspiratorial drug trafficking charge on June 16. Dixon, 44, had been a fugitive for almost six years. He was arrested in November 2016 on obstruction and marijuana trafficking charges in Franklin County, Ga.

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  12. Firefighters pay tribute to 9/11 with climb up Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    City of Fayetteville firefighters Quynh Hervey and Stephaene Core rest and hydrate atop Stone Mountain after climbing the DeKalb County structure in full firefighting gear Sept. 17, as a tribute to the emergency personnel who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks 16 years ago in New York.

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  13. Former DeKalb night club operator gets 11 years in prison for drug traffickingRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Former DeKalb County resident and night club operator Christopher Dixon, a/k/a "Yardman" is going to prison for 11 years after pleading guilty to a conspiratorial drug trafficking charge on June 16, 2017. Dixon, 44, had been a fugitive for almost six years.

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  14. Troubled Atlanta Streetcar goes to MARTARead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    MARTA is taking control of the beleaguered Atlanta Streetcar which has been plagued by plummeting ridership under the City of Atlanta's rule. All of the Atlanta Streetcar assets and operations, developed at a cost of $99 million, will go to MARTA over the next year.

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  15. Almost half of DeKalb lost power during IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb County is still calculating the cost of Tropical Storm Irma, which downed hundreds of trees and power lines, closing more than 100 roads throughout the county Sept. 11. The four-bedroom house, on White Oak Dr in Decatur, rented by Patrice Dunn is now condemned after a large tree crashed through its brick exterior during Tropical Storm Irma Sept.

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  16. Significant civil rights photography exhibition opens Nov. 4Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Some of the most stunning photographs ever taken of the Civil Rights Movement - from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. being arrested, to black children peering through a fence at a whites-only playground - are going on display at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. The Nov. 4, 2017 through May 27, 2018 exhibition, titled "A Fire That No Water Could Put Out: Civil Rights Photography," commemorates the 50th anniversary of 1968 - a tumultuous year in American history.

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  17. MARTA takes over Atlanta StreetcarRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    MARTA is taking control of the $99 million Atlanta Streetcar, which has been plagued by plummeting ridership under the City of Atlanta's rule. An ordinance approved by the city council Monday authorizes Mayor Kasim Reed to transfer all Atlanta Streetcar assets and operations, including, without limitation, all operational, staffing, planning, maintenance, employee, fare, service level and related functions to MARTA over the next year.

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  18. SWAT stand-off ends peacefully in Decatur man's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb County police vehicles line Meadowview Dr SE in Decatur Sept. 18 during a SWAT stand-off in which a resident allegedly barricaded his 67-year-old mother inside their house with a gun.

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  19. DeKalb hit hardest by Irma in metro AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Crews have removed more than 38 tons of trees and debris to the Seminole Landfill. But more than 100 trees remain down across roads and in county rights-of-way.

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  20. 300 demand removal of Confederate monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Local NAACP leaders and youth were front and center in the march Sunday through downtown Decatur, urging the DeKalb government to remove a Confederate monument from Decatur Square. Participants of the march and rally in downtown Decatur Sunday, calling for the removal of a 1908 Confederate monument in Decatur Square.

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