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  1. Knee pain options will be discussedRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Cross Roads News

    Dr. Jeff Traub, a DeKalb Medical orthopedic surgeon, will talk about the latest in arthritis treatments as well as knee reconstruction or replacement on May 5 at the North Decatur campus. Seniors 55 and older struggling with chronic knee pain that slows them down or disrupts their lives can attend the 6:30-to-7:30 p.m. session, an Older Americans Month informational program.

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  2. Everest Institute's parent closesRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Cross Roads News

    For-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc., parent company for Heald College, Everest College, WyoTech, and Everest College Phoenix, ceased operations on April 27 and is closing the doors of its remaining 28 ground campuses. Its Everest Institute-DeKalb at 2460 Wesley Chapel Road in Decatur opened in May 2009 with 700 students and closed in December 2012.

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  3. Athletes 50-up can showcase talents at GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb Senior Olympics registration is open through May 8 for athletes 50 and older who want an opportunity to compete in their favorite sports. The Olympics take place May 14-22 in venues across the county and are presented by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs.

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  4. Nunn joining CARE's mission platform to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Michelle Nunn with Decatur Mayor Jack Baskett and Lithonia Mayor Deborah Jackson in 2014 at an appearance in Decatur during Nunn's U.S. Senatorial campaign. Michelle Nunn, who made an unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate in November, will join the international humanitarian organization CARE as its new CEO on July 1. She said she's excited about the next chapter in her life with CARE, an icon that was born with the CARE packages sent to Europe in the wake of World War II.

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  5. Drug dealers plead guilty to holding ...Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Decatur drug dealers William James Wilkins and Michael Fairnot-Woods, who robbed letter carriers at gunpoint, have been sentenced to federal prison and ordered to pay $2,895 in restitution. Wilkins received 18 years and Fairnot-Woods got 15 years for their roles in an armed robbery spree that targeted U.S. Postal Service letter carriers in Decatur and Lithonia.

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  6. Crime victims to share storiesRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Nichole Villafane and Charmagne Helton will share their stories of strength and survival at "Engaging Communities, Empowering Victims" on April 25 at the Gazebo on the Square in Decatur. The ceremony, which honors and remembers victims, takes place from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. as part of Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 19-25.

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  7. Hundreds to celebrate CrossRoadsNews and community honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    The 20th Anniversary Gala on April 25 at Ramada Plaza Hotel features performances by the Solid Soul Phase II Band and electric violinist Delores Major . More than 450 supporters, readers, advertisers, community leaders and elected officials will help CrossRoadsNews founders Jennifer and Curtis Parker celebrate the newspaper's 20th year of publishing on April 25 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Atlanta.

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  8. Charging stations open for electric autosRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Charles Mason, assistant director of Public Works Finance and Administration, demonstrates how to use one of DeKalb's new electric charging stations for cars while Commissioners Sharon Barnes Sutton and Kathie Gannon look on. Electric car owners now have another charging station for their environmentally friendly vehicles with the opening of a new charging facility in Decatur.

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  9. VFW school supply driveRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Donors can bring aluminum cans or other recyclables to the post at 5362 Covington Highway in Decatur between 4 and 9 p.m. Thursday through Monday until July 1. The items will help the post purchase school supplies for children in the community, and the supplies will be disbursed at the start of the 2015 school year.

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  10. Meeting about proposed parkRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    A public meeting for stakeholders to discuss the 46-acre park proposed for the County Line and Ellenwood communities takes place at Narvie J. Harris Elementary on April 21. District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson and DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs are hosts for the 6:30 p.m. master plan meeting that will determine potential uses for the park space. The communities can offer input on desired park designs and facilities.

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  11. May 1 deadline for scholarshipsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    High school and college students have until May 1 to apply for the Decatur-DeKalb Drifters Inc.'s 2015 Scholarship Program. The civic organization is seeking applicants for the $500 awards for college fees, books and supplies, and other classroom-related materials.

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  12. Lou Walker troupe presents - Selma' musicalRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    A cast of senior citizens will stage the musical drama "The March on Selma" on April 28 at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia. The Performing Arts Group's celebration begins at 2:30 p.m. in the Victory Room.

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  13. Exhibit on Ga. poverty opening at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    The 50-photo gallery that sheds light on Georgia's poverty epidemic runs April 23 through May 15 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center. A free photo exhibit that sheds light on Georgia's poverty epidemic opens April 23 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center.

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  14. Free budgeting workshopRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Consultant Michael Smith will help residents give their finances a checkup at a free workshop on April 26 at the Decatur Library. The 90-minute class, "Getting Your Financial House in Order," begins at 3 p.m. in the auditorium and is presented by the Tau Pi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Smith, a registered representative with United Planners Financial Services of America who offers securities and advisory services, facilitates the workshop.

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  15. Firm offers incentive for - Let Us Make Man'Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Decatur-based Davis Bozeman Law Firm is offering a $100 donation to the first 10 DeKalb churches or community organizations to commit to taking a bus of youths to the ninth annual "Let Us Make Man Gathering" at Albany State University on April 25. Anana Harris Parris, director of Operations and Community Affairs for the law firm, said that "change for the better must happen for our communities that are injured and in need." "We are ready as a firm to use community partnership as a way to win this battle for our young men and women," Parris said in an April 10 statement.

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  16. Apr 17, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Ashley Collins studies seizure notices on the door of the Cake Cafe on Candler Road after Georgia Department of Revenue agents charged the owner with failing to pay state sales tax. Customers arriving to pick up their orders on April 15 at the popular Cake Cafe bake shop in Decatur found the store shuttered by the Georgia Department of Revenue.

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  17. Apr 17, 2015, 3 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Once discouraged from pursuing a music career, saxophonist Ryan Kilgore recently performed on Stevie Wonder's "Songs in the Key of Life" Tour. The instrument drive benefits local schools.

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  18. Goodwill job fair for Community and veteransRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Military veterans will have priority admittance at the South DeKalb Career Center of Goodwill Veterans/Community Career Expo on April 16 in Decatur. The 10 a.m.-to-2 p.m. event is free and open to the public.

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  19. Memorial fund set for teen accidentally shot by his motherRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Family and friends of Southwest DeKalb High School ninth-grader Pierre Tilson, who was accidentally shot to death by his mother, are helping to raise funds to bury him. Witnesses say Pierre, a member of the school's Marching Panthers band, was shot in the head on April 4 when his mother, Latoya Tilson, fired into a crowd outside her Godby Road apartment in College Park to break up a fight.

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  20. Seminar, lunch for girls, momsRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    Delta Air Lines pilot Leja Noe keynotes a women's empowerment seminar and lunch designed for girls 8 and up and their mothers or guardians at Greenforest Community Baptist's Early Learning Center in Decatur on April 18. The 9:30 a.m.-to-2:30 p.m. event, "I Believe I Can Fly an Airplane a Unlimited Possibilities," takes place in the conference room with co-host World Quarters and Supportive Services Inc. The theme is "An Affair of Elegance."

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