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  1. Welcoming our neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Christian Science Monitor

    Amid hope for a better life, initial entry into a new community can be challenging for both immigrants and their new neighbors. This week's Monitor cover story, " Ellis Island of the South ," opens a window into the community of Clarkston, Ga., showing how it deals, in many cases successfully, with the challenges of integrating a large immigrant population.

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  2. Clarkston grad heads home for internshipRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Lake Orion Review

    Central Michigan University student Lance Holsbeke is earning business experience in his hometown of Clarkston. Photo provided February is just beginning, but Clarkston graduate Lance Holsbeke already has summer plans lined up.

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  3. Ruling the mountainRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Lake Orion Review

    The Clarkston High School Ski teams head into their last week of races in the league before they head into the divisional races next week. The Boys Varsity team beat Lake Orion in the Slalom race on Jan. 26, 12-24.

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  4. County suing Brannon Hill Condominiums over blightRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb County is suing the owners of Brannon Hill Condominiums in Clarkston to make changes at the trash-ridden complex that is home to about 100 people. The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the filing of a lawsuit at its Jan. 26 meeting.

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  5. DeKalb to file suit over blighted Clarkston condo complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | On Common Ground News

    Much of the Brannon Hill complex, built in 1973, is now uninhabitable with many of its structures burned down over the years. DeKalb County officials are filing a lawsuit to ask a judge for permission to use county resources to clean up the blighted Brannon Hill Condominium complex, located off Memorial Drive in Clarkston.

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  6. A Look Back From The CNews archivesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Lake Orion Review

    "Turk, Richardson named acting directors of Parks and Rec, DPW" Two longtime Independence Township employees who ran their departments following the departure of the previous directors were named acting directors by the township board - Linda Richardson of the Department of Public Works and Mike Turk of Parks and Recreation. "Clarkston native directs inaugural ball" Matt Marsden, a Clarkston native, was the lead director ofor the inaugural bash at Union Station in Washington, D.C. for George W. Bush.

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  7. News in BriefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Lake Orion Review

    Dual enrollment Clarkston High School will offer three new dual enrollment options next year, through the University of Michigan-Flint. The programs include Medical Science, Liberal Arts and Teacher Cadet.

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  8. Source: DeKalb Co. could condemn Brannon Hill blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    DeKalb County's attempt to clean up a rundown community in Clarkston could both help and hurt residents living in there. "I think it's horrible, it's not fit for nobody to live in, but you've got to live somewhere," a resident said.

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  9. Syrian refugee family arrives in Georgia after Gov. Deal backtracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | SavannahNow

    In this photo taken on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, Hiba Tinawi, from Syria, holds her 6-month-old daughter Judy during an event to welcome Syrian refugee families who have recently resettled in the city of Clarkston, Ga. A Syrian refugee family of six arrived in the Atlanta area last week, shortly after Gov. Nathan Deal backed off efforts to block people from their war-torn nation from resettling in Georgia.

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  10. A Look Back From The CNews archivesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Lake Orion Review

    15 years ago - 2001 "Clarkston, Bailey Lake elementaries are 'most improved'" Bailey Lake Elementary and Clarkston Elementary were recognized by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools for top school improvement honors. They were among ...

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  11. A Look Back From The CNews archivesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Oxford Leader

    15 years ago - 2001 "Clarkston, Bailey Lake elementaries are 'most improved'" Bailey Lake Elementary and Clarkston Elementary were recognized by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools for top school improvement honors. They were among ...

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  12. DeKalb officials consider legal action to clean up condosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | WALB-TV Albany

    There are piles of illegally dumped trash and people living in burned out buildings at the Brannon Hill condo complex off Memorial Drive in Clarkston, considered by some to be the worst neighborhood in America. For the first time in more than a decade, DeKalb interim CEO Lee May discussed a plan to clean up the Clarkston condominiums The county intends to file a complaint in Superior Court asking a judge to declare the common areas at Brannon Hill as a public nuisance.

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  13. InvestigatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | CBS Atlanta

    There are piles of illegally dumped trash and people living in burned out buildings at the Brannon Hill condo complex off Memorial Drive in Clarkston. Thanks for sending your tip to the CBS46 Investigates team.

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  14. Welcoming our neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    Amid hope for a better life, initial entry into a new community can be challenging for both immigrants and their new neighbors. This week's Monitor cover story, " Ellis Island of the South ," opens a window into the community of Clarkston, Ga., showing how it deals, in many cases successfully, with the challenges of integrating a large immigrant population.

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  15. America's immigration labRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... of strangers. But with a head start provided by government social workers and volunteers in communities such as Clarkston, Ga., which Patrik Jonsson profiles in a Monitor cover story ( click here ), refugees advance in much the same way as other ...

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  16. GPTC expands movie, TV coursesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | Cross Roads News

    ... will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston. It also will be offered during the same time slot on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Newton campus, 8100 Bob Williams Parkway in ...

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  17. Jan 15, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Cross Roads News

    Georgia State University President Mark Becker unveils the new sign on the Clarkston campus of the former Georgia Perimeter College on Jan. 13, 2016 to signal the merger between Georgia State and GPC. The 113-year-old research college, based in downtown Atlanta, unveiled its GSU signs on campuses in Clarkston, Decatur and Dunwoody on Jan. 13. Georgia State University President Mark Becker and university officials with the new GSU sign at the Decatur campus on Jan. 13. The sign installation erased the last vestige of the old two-year college that was founded as DeKalb College for DeKalb County students by the DeKalb Board of Education in 1964.

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  18. United Tea Party of Georgia meets in Forsyth County, talks about refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Forsyth County News

    The United Tea Party of Georgia gathered Monday night in Forsyth County to hear a presentation on refugee resettlement in Georgia. Guest speaker Joe Newton mainly addressed immigrants from Somalia who are being settled in the DeKalb County city of Clarkston and receiving federal funding for housing and schooling.

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  19. Items filtered by date: Friday, 03 October 2014Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    French, Spanish, English, Kirundi and Swahili are just some of the dozen languages representing the cultural melting pot of residents who comprise the city of Clarkston. Recently, the city's residents spent time stenciling, painting and drawing pieces that included catchy words from the various languages for a 36-foot mural entitled "The Diversity Mural."

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  20. Study Rings Up Santa Monicans Holiday Credit SpendingRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | The LookOut news

    ... card debts were on the high and low ends. Beverly Hills has the highest credit card debt, five times higher than Clarkston, GA, which had the lowest credit card debt, CardHub found. Researchers at the company looked at the average credit-card ...

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