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  1. Items filtered by date: Friday, 15 April 2016Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Those who drive Honda Civics, Dodge Rams, Ford F-250 pickups and other compressed natural gas vehicles now have another gas station where they can fill up their tanks. DeKalb County and Atlanta Gas Light officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 14 for the second CNG public fueling station owned by the county.

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  2. DeKalb Code Enforcement announces new locationRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County Code Enforcement is moving its offices from 330 Ponce De Leon Ave. to its new location: 1807 Candler Road, Decatur. The move date is scheduled to be completed by Monday, April 18. "During the transition, Code Enforcement staff will strive to maintain consistent levels of service," said Code Enforcement and Compliance Administrator Marcus Kellum.

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  3. Local NewsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County will join District Attorney Robert James and community leaders for Jobs Not Jail: A Call to Action on April 13, 10 a.m., at the Historic DeKalb Courthouse, 101 East Court Square, Decatur. The event is being held to raise community awareness about the District Attorney's Anti-Recidivism Diversion Court.

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  4. Items filtered by date: Friday, 01 April 2016Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Concerned Citizens for Cityhood of South DeKalb, Inc. will host a meeting to discuss the Greenhaven cityhood bill on Tuesday, April 5, 7 p.m., at Ray of Hope Christian Church, 2775 Snapfinger Road, Decatur. The bill died in this year's Legislative Session.

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  5. Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 24 February 2016Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The MARTA family is saddened by the death of Harold S. Buckley, Sr. whose 30-year tenure on the MARTA Board of Directors stands as the longest in the Authority's history. Mr. Buckley, 72, who had represented DeKalb County on the board since 1985, had been ill and suffered a stroke earlier Tuesday, Feb. 23. "Harold Buckley was a wonderful man and was an unwavering advocate for MARTA," said Board Chairman Robert L. Ashe III.

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  6. ObituariesRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Concerned Citizens for Cityhood of South DeKalb, Inc. will host a meeting to discuss the Greenhaven cityhood bill on Tuesday, April 5, 7 p.m., at Ray of Hope Christian Church, 2775 Snapfinger Road, Decatur. The bill died in this year's Legislative Session.

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  7. We WorshipRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Concerned Citizens for Cityhood of South DeKalb, Inc. will host a meeting to discuss the Greenhaven cityhood bill on Tuesday, April 5, 7 p.m., at Ray of Hope Christian Church, 2775 Snapfinger Road, Decatur. The bill died in this year's Legislative Session.

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  8. DeKalb Coalition to host forums for CEO, District 4 Commissioner racesRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Candidates running for DeKalb CEO and District 4 will answer questions about their vision for DeKalb County, and engage with the public during a free community forum sponsored by The DeKalb Coalition for Voter Education and Mobilization. The forum will be held Thursday, April 7, 6-9 p.m. at the Manuel J. Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur, and will be moderated by WSB-TV Commentator Bill Crane.

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  9. DeKalb Young Professionals to host inaugural Spring Kickoff MixerRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Join the DeKalb Young Professionals as they dine, drink and discuss at their Spring Kickoff Mixer. This inaugural event invites you to get in the mix with others who live, work, and play in DeKalb County.

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  10. Watchdogs for Justice to present "Keeping Kids Out of Prison" seminarRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Watchdogs for Justice, a nonprofit organization, will host a free seminar, "Keeping Kids out of Prison," on April 9, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library, 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur. Attorneys Clara King, Dana Harrell, Alis Hughes, and juvenile advocates Frank Conwell and Daisy Graham will discuss a variety of topics in their efforts to keep young people out of the system.

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  11. Forum set to help places of worship respond to active shootersRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson and the DeKalb Emergency Management Agency are conducting a forum, "Emergency Preparedness: How to Respond to Active Shooters in Places of Worship" on April 28, 6 p.m., at New Life Community Center, 3592 Flat Shoals Road, Decatur. The forum is designed to educate all places of worship on how to appropriately and responsively handle someone threatening congregants and their leaders with gun violence.

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  12. Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 30 March 2016Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The City of Atlanta will participate in the Waze Connected Citizen Program, a free data-sharing partnership with the social navigation app, to further assist the city with traffic congestion reduction efforts. Waze provides partners with anonymous, real-time incident and slow-down information directly from app users.

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  13. Items filtered by date: Monday, 28 March 2016Read the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson, in conjunction with the DeKalb Emergency Management Agency, is conducting a forum on Emergency Preparedness: How to Respond to Active Shooters in Places of Worship. The forum is designed to educate all places of worship on how to appropriately and responsively handle someone threatening congregants and their leaders with gun violence.

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  14. Forum: How to respond to active shooters in places of worshipRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson, in conjunction with the DeKalb Emergency Management Agency, is conducting a forum on Emergency Preparedness: How to Respond to Active Shooters in Places of Worship. The forum is designed to educate all places of worship on how to appropriately and responsively handle someone threatening congregants and their leaders with gun violence.

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  15. Bloods gang members indicted after deadly crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James announced a 50-count indictment on March 24 accusing seven gang members of the Fruit Town Brims, an East Coast set of the Bloods, with terrorizing the county during a four-month deadly robbing spree last fall. The violence ended with the home invasion robbery and shooting death of 23-year-old Marcus Wilder on Dec. 26, 2015 at his Decatur apartment.

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  16. Government and PoliticsRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Community leaders are invited to apply for Leadership DeKalb's Class of 2017. Interested applicants may attend the Open House events to learn more about the program and network with distinguished alumni.

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  17. Government and PoliticsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Atlanta Dream has selected Southwest DeKalb High School in Decatur as this week's recipient of the "Addie" Award. The honor is presented weekly during the WNBA offseason to a girls' high school basketball team that exhibits exceptional on-court performance, academic achievement and an unquestioned passion to advance the sport.

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  18. Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 09 March 2016Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Atlanta Dream has selected Southwest DeKalb High School in Decatur as this week's recipient of the "Addie" Award. The honor is presented weekly during the WNBA offseason to a girls' high school basketball team that exhibits exceptional on-court performance, academic achievement and an unquestioned passion to advance the sport.

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  19. Southwest DeKalb High recognized as a oeDream Team of the WeekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Atlanta Dream has selected Southwest DeKalb High School in Decatur as this week's recipient of the "Addie" Award. The honor is presented weekly during the WNBA offseason to a girls' high school basketball team that exhibits exceptional on-court performance, academic achievement and an unquestioned passion to advance the sport.

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  20. Items filtered by date: Monday, 29 February 2016Read the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Community leaders are invited to apply for Leadership DeKalb's Class of 2017. Interested applicants may attend the Open House events to learn more about the program and network with distinguished alumni.

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