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  1. Mayors' Motorcade seeking giftsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Avondale Estates is accepting donations for the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayors' Christmas Motorcade that brings holiday cheer to clients and patients of the Georgia Regional Hospital in Decatur and other state facilities. Donations of clothing, toiletries and other items can be made through Dec. 2 at Avondale City Hall, 21 N. Avondale Plaza.

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  2. Goodwill building $15 million DeKalb store, centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Goodwill officials wield shovels at a Nov. 19 ground-breaking ceremony for a new store and career center in the North DeKalb Square shopping center on Lawrenceville Highway near Decatur. The $15 million project will be completed in phases, and the store will employ about 40 people.

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  3. Sir Dalvin Holloman, who has attended the Carver Boys & Girls Club...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Sir Dalvin Holloman, who has attended the Carver Boys & Girls Club since age 7, won a $2,500 college scholarship. He was honored at a Nov. 6 awards ceremony.

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  4. Community helps put turkey on the table for ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    All 463 people who lined up for the DeKalb Women in NAACP and DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson's Nov. 22 turkey giveaway got a bird for Thursday's Thanksgiving dinner. Tiffany Wilson knew the turkey she stood in line for two hours to get on Nov. 22 wouldn't be enough to feed the 20 people coming to Thanksgiving dinner, but she was happy for the helping hand.

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  5. 'Blueprint' seeks to fix county governmentRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Members of Blueprint DeKalb at a community meeting in Decatur on Nov. 18. Robert Glover outlines some of the groups ideas for reforming county government. Other members from left, Patricia Killingsowrth, Jana Johnson, Brenda Pace, and Gil Turman.

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  6. International welcome center mural embraces diversityRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    A new brightly colored mural now catches the eyes of visitors at the DeKalb International Welcome Center in Stone Mountain. The collage-style painting titled "Reach for the Stars" depicts a multi-racial group of five children with their arms stretched towards the heavens.

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  7. Rader ordered to pay attorney's fees for ...Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb Commissioner Jeff Rader must pay $2,500 in attorney's fees and court costs for filing a libel suit against whistleblower Timothy Brantley. In his Nov. 10 order granting award of attorney's fees, Rockdale Superior Court Judge David Irwin said Brantley's ethics complaint against Rader is covered by law.

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  8. Reward offered in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or people responsible for the slaying of Tiffany Stephens on Aug. 7 in Decatur. DeKalb Police and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are asking the public for information in the case.

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  9. Nov 21, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    This Thanksgiving, April Jones and her family have much to be thankful for, and at the top of the list is the recovery of their daughter McKinley Parks, who underwent a bone marrow transplant at age 3. McKinley, who had sickle cell disease, suffered complications and on Feb. 6, her 21-month-old sister, Jordan, became her donor. Both girls, now 4 and 2, were treated at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston in Decatur.

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  10. Foster child completes familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Summer Hillesheim and Mya share a light moment. The Hillsheims cared for the baby as foster parents before adopting her.

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  11. Race - doesn't matter' as couple embrace ...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Mya, her chocolate-brown skin highlighted by her baby-doll white dress and matching headband with a pale pink flower, was cradled in Hillesheim's arms. The room was DeKalb Superior Court Judge Gregory Adams' courtroom in downtown Decatur.

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  12. I am thankful for day honoring ...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Editor's note: Decatur attorney Sherry Neal made these remarks at the annual DeKalb Adoption Day celebration on Nov. 14 after Superior Court Judges Gregory Adams and Tangela Barrie finalized the adoption of 12 children. The event was hosted by Clerk of Superior Court for DeKalb County Debra DeBerry.

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  13. Churches, groups offer helping hand with Thanksgiving mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Residents line up for the turkey giveaway presented by the DeKalb branch of Women in NAACP and Commissioner Larry Johnson in 2013 . Families who need a helping hand putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table can get one from the DeKalb Women in NAACP, Faith Tabernacle and Saint Philip AME Church.

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  14. Ex-commissioner Elaine Boyer will be sentenced in U.S. District court ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    The DeKalb Board of Ethics at its Nov. 13 meeting in Decatur voted unanimously to reprimand former District 1 commissioner Elaine Boyer. The county's longest serving commissioner did not attend the Thursday night meeting but had already agreed through her attorney Anne Lewis to accept the board's reprimmand.

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  15. NAACP raising funds for turkey giveawayRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb NAACP-WIN and District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson are raising funds to purchase 400 turkeys for needy families in South DeKalb. The turkeys will be distributed on Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot near Macy's at the Gallery at South DeKalb in Decatur.

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  16. Free self-defense class for womenRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Women and girls as young as 11 years old can get some self-defense training on Nov. 16 at the Davis Bozeman Law Firm in Decatur. The free mini-workshop, sponsored and taught by WarrioRobiX Martial Arts & Fitness, will focus on rape prevention and personal safety.

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  17. ACA enrollment help at librariesRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Health insurance marketplace information and enrollment assistance will be available at three DeKalb Public Library branches on Nov. 17, 20 and 24 to help residents seeking coverage for 2015. Health navigators from Oakhurst Medical Centers will offer assistance at the Scott Candler Library on Nov. 17 and at the Flat Shoals Library on Nov. 24. Both libraries are in Decatur and the sessions take place 5 to 7:45 p.m. For appointments, call 404-298-8998, Ext.

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  18. Tree of Love seeks talent, partnersRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    Benefactors will pick a child's name from the tree, purchase a gift and return it on or before Dec. 20. Entertainers and partners are needed for the kickoff of District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson's 16th annual Tree of Love on Nov. 22 at the Gallery at South DeKalb in Decatur. The event, which benefits disadvantaged children, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Macy's Stage.

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  19. Nov 14, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    The new traffic signal on Flat Shoals Parkway took nearly two years and the cooperation of DeKalb County and Georgia DOT. A newly activated traffic signal on Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur will make it easier for customers of the Chapel Hill Commons and Village at Flat Shoals shopping plazas to get around safely.

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  20. DeKalb lands rebate on car charging ...Read the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb County has received a rebate from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority's "Charge Georgia" program for electric vehicle charging stations. Charging stations already have been approved for installation, including parking areas at the Government Administration Building at 1300 Commerce Drive in Decatur, at the Fleet Maintenance Building at 5350 Memorial Drive in Stone Mountain, and at the Central Transfer Station at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive in Decatur.

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