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  1. Calling all dancers for Decatur flash mobRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate in the public event, which will be happening in the middle of the city at 1 p.m. on Oct. 14. A flash mob is an organized group dance that appears to happen spontaneously in public, usually in busy locations, to surprise and delight unsuspecting passersby and to raise awareness of issues. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Decatur flash mob is being organized for that, by the DeKalb County-based Women's Resource Center to end Domestic Violence .

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  2. Community forum targets sex traffickingRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Advice and education about staying safe amidst metro Atlanta's ongoing problem with sex trafficking is being offered at an evening forum for DeKalb County residents, involving federal and local experts. The Safety and Human Sex Trafficking Community Forum will be held 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. on Oct. 19 at Bethune Middle School, 5200 Covington Highway in Decatur.

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  3. City of Decatur prepares to take possession of 77-acre UMCH campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    United Methodist Children's Home vice president of development John Cerniglia at the organization's Decatur campus, which has been sold for $40 million to the City of Decatur. The UMCH is moving to Tucker.

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  4. The 2017 CrossRoadsNews Seniors BabyBoomers Expo Special SectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    From Decatur to Kentucky, DeKalb's line-dancing Beulah Boys are in high demand these days, but they are never too busy to advocate an importan Up to 50 stylishly dressed seniors will be strutting in the latest fashions at the 2017 Seniors/Baby Boomers Expo at the Mall at Stonecrest on Adults 55 years and older can get flu shots and free screenings for hypertension and diabetes at the 2017 CrossRoadsNews Seniors/Baby Boomer E Open enrollment for Medicare takes place Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 and seniors weighing their options can get answers to some of their questions at th

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  5. Lucious Sanders Center students growing food with help of South DeKalb Rotary ClubRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Fall is here and cool weather fruits and vegetables are sprouting at Luscious Sanders Recreation Center under the stewardship of the center's gardening clubs. Twenty kids from Stoneview and Marbut Elementary school who attend afterschool programs at the center planted strawberries, collard greens, carrots, radishes, broccoli, swiss chard and romaine lettuce on Sept.

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  6. Crowd-pleasing Beulah Boys put purpose into their dancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The Beulah Boys of DeKalb County will be dancing up a storm and promoting the importance of prostate cancer awareness among crowds at the fifth annual CrossRoadsNews Seniors/Baby Boomer Expo being held at the Mall at Stonecrest from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Beulah Boys of DeKalb County will be dancing up a storm and promoting the importance of prostate cancer awareness among crowds at the fifth annual CrossRoadsNews Seniors/Baby Boomer Expo being held at the Mall at Stonecrest from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. From Decatur to Kentucky, DeKalb's line-dancing Beulah Boys are in high demand these days, but they are never too busy to advocate an important cause close to their hearts: prostate cancer awareness.

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  7. Community leaders - Dancing With the DeKalb Stars' for charityRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    A "star-studded" cast of 10 current and former DeKalb elected officials and other community leaders will be cha-cha-cha'ing in the first ever Dancing With the DeKalb Stars competition on Oct. 14 at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center in Decatur. The dance competition, inspired by ABC's popular "Dancing With the Stars" television show, will headline DeKalb Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling's first domestic violence fundraiser and resource expo.

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  8. 36-inch water main break on Guy Way in DecaturRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management has pinpointed a large water leak caused by a 36-inch main break on Guy Way in Decatur. Watershed Management says it has crews on the scene who will isolate the break and set up a bypass, which should restore pressure to the system.

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  9. DeKalb city formalizes "non-detainer" police ruleRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    A second city in DeKalb County is formally restricting collaboration between its police department and U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement , following the example set by several municipalities and counties within the metropolitan Atlanta area. The City of Decatur has just codified a previously unwritten policy for its police department, that no person should be detained by Decatur police in order for ICE officers to collect and deport them, unless ICE presents a judicially issued warrant.

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  10. College scholarships offered to South DeKalb studentsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    South DeKalb high school seniors in good academic standing may be eligible for scholarships at Georgia State University's Decatur campus. Each year the university awards up to 40 State Farm scholarships, which provide recipients with up to $4,000 per year to assist with tuition and fees.

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  11. Teenage suspect in murder of Decatur college student turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    A teenager charged with murdering a Decatur college student at a large house party in South Georgia on Sept. 24 has turned himself into police.

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  12. Free hazardous waste disposalRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb homeowners and residents can safely and properly dispose of dangerous domestic chemicals during a county-run recycling event on Saturday, Oct. 21. The biannual DeKalb County Sanitation Division household hazardous waste recycling event will take place from 8 a.m. through noon at the Central Transfer Station at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive in Decatur. Participants will have the opportunity to properly dispose of dangerous domestic chemicals that are no longer in use, including aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light bulbs, photo chemicals, artist supplies and paint and paint-related products.

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  13. High school students learn about academic and career options at 7th annual College FairRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb High School of Technology South wants students to know there are numerous post-secondary career and academic options they can pursue Oct. 10 at the 7th annual College Fair featuring 20 local college and universities. Several apprenticeship representatives and college admissions personnel will speak to students from 9:30 to 2 p.m. at 3303 Panthersville Road in Decatur.

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  14. DeKalb voters to decide on sales tax increase on Nov. 7 ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 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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  15. Lou Walker Center seeing quilting revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Hand-stitched quilts, made by Lou Walker Senior Center members, lined the facility's walls Sept. 21 during an open house and quilting showcase for National Senior Center Month.

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  16. Teen charged in death of Decatur manRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Seventeen-year-old Delvin Gates is charged with felony murder in the death of Joseph Livolsi, a movie special effects technician who was found dead in his Eastwyck Village Decatur apartment in July. DeKalb County Magistrate Judge Mary McCail Cash signed an Aug. 28 warrant for Gates' arrest.

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  17. Resolution would remove Confederate markers in StonecrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The city of Stonecrest is set to vote Oct. 2 on a resolution seeking the removal of two confederate memorials from within the city. The resolution, sponsored by District 1 Councilman Jimmy Clanton Jr., is seeking to authorize Mayor Jason Lary to contact the state or other owners about the removal of "divisive" monuments and to request the Georgia General Assembly to amend Title 50 of the official code of Georgia to delete any reference to "The Confederate States of America and its several state thereof."

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  18. 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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  19. Lou Walker Senior Center launches Quilting Guild to celebrate dying art formRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Hand-stitched quilts, made by Lou Walker Senior Center members, lined the facility's walls Sept. 21 during an open house and quilting showcase for National Senior Center Month.

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  20. County hosting Backflow Protection Program workshop for residents, businessesRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Up to 60 residents and business owners can attend a DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management Backflow Protection Program Workshop on Oct. 5, but they must register now. The 10 a.m. to noon workshop, which takes place at the department's offices at 4572 Memorial Drive in Decatur, is free and open to the public.

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