Decatur Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Safely dispose of household hazardous wasteRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb residents can dispose of household hazardous waste properly and free of charge at Keep DeKalb Beautiful's semiannual event on April 30 at the Sanitation Division's Central Transfer Station in Decatur. The event, rescheduled from March 19, takes place from 8 a.m. to noon at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive.

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  2. Forum on active shooters at churchRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Churchgoers and other residents can attend "Emergency Preparedness: How to Respond to Active Shooters in Places of Worship" on April 28 at New Life Community Center in Decatur. District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson, in conjunction with the DeKalb Emergency Management Agency, is conducting the 6-to-8 p.m. forum, which is designed to educate all places of worship on how to appropriately and responsively handle someone threatening congregations and their leaders with gun violence.

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  3. Community Kudos - Kevin ChapmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Kevin Chapman, Jr. was recognized with a CrossRoadsNews "Making A Difference" Kudos Award for organizing his neighbors to clean up and beautify Wesley Chapel Road and Snapfinger Woods Drive in Decatur.

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  4. Workshop for home buyers, homeownersRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Homeowners and prospective buyers can attend a workshop at 6 p.m. on April 27 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library in Decatur. Participants will learn what to do should they get behind in their mortgage payments, to stop foreclosure and keep their homes.

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  5. Jobs Bus at Villages of East Lake, DecaturRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Through an outreach approach, the mobile center provides residents with essential services, including job search assistance, adult workshops and training, resume writing pointers, and interviewing tips.

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  6. Relay for Life at Exchange ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Relay for Life of DeKalb County takes place April 29 at Exchange Park and Recreation Center in Decatur and includes a luminaria ceremony. Honor survivors, remember loved ones lost, and help raise awareness and funds to end cancer at Relay for Life of DeKalb County on April 29 at Exchange Park and Recreation Center in Decatur.

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  7. Potholes over here, potholes over thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    A huge pothole is devouring portions of Tilson Road near Mark Trail in Decatur. Ditto for Wesley Chapel Road, Rainbow Drive, Stonecreek Way, and a host of other DeKalb roads.

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  8. Job fair organizers seeks vendors, entertainersRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Job seekers can get positive leads at a job fair on April 23 at the Fulton/DeKalb Family Life Center in Decatur. The event takes place from noon to 5 p.m. Computers will be set up to apply for jobs online.

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  9. Chasing the North Star' follows runaway ...Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Cornell University professor Robert Morgan will discuss the power of the human spirit to persevere in the face of great adversity on April 20 in the Decatur Library Auditorium. The talk, part of the Georgia Center for the Book's Festival of Writers, begins at 7:15 p.m. In his latest historical novel, "Chasing the North Star," the best-selling author brings to life the story of Jonah Williams, who, in 1850 on his 18th birthday, flees the South Carolina plantation on which he was born a slave.

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  10. Apr 15, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    A rapid rail bridge in downtown Decatur will sport a new look this fall - a mural created by an artist team known for colorful, vibrant installations. The MILAGROS Collective has been chosen for the MARTA Overpass Mural Project at the intersection of West Trinity Place and Atlanta Avenue.

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  11. Apr 8, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Candidates for the DeKalb County bench and the offices of district attorney and solicitor general will be facing the press at an April 12 judicial forum at Agnes Scott College in Decatur. The invited candidates are incumbent DeKalb Superior Court Judges Clarence Seeliger and Gail Flake and their challengers, attorneys Stephone Johnson and Angela Brown; incumbent State Court Judge Dax Lopez and his challenger, attorney Roderick Bridges; incumbent District Attorney Robert James and his challenger, Solicitor General Sherry Boston; and DeKalb solicitor general candidates Nicole Marchand Golden and Donna Coleman Stribling.

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  12. Woman scarred in acid attack keynotes rallyRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Domestic violence survivor Christy Sims will speak at DeKalb Solicitor General Sherry Boston's Crime Victims' Rights Week ceremony on April 14 at the Gazebo on the Decatur Square. Sims, a mental health counselor and mother of two who lives in McDonough, was left disfigured and unable to work when her former boyfriend doused her with industrial grade sulfuric acid on April 28, 2013.

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  13. Psychologist discusses life phasesRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Dr. Rachel Elahee will address life transitions on April 16 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library in Decatur. Elahee, a psychologist and author of "Choose You! Reignite Your Passion for Life," will offer strategies to successfully deal with life's many phases.

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  14. Candidate forum at Maloof AuditoriumRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Voters can find out more about candidates running for DeKalb CEO and the District 4 Board of Commissioners seat at a community forum on April 7 at the Maloof Auditorium in Decatur. The three-hour forum begins at 6 p.m. with WSB-TV commentator Bill Crane as moderator.

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  15. Public meeting to discuss future of Greenhaven city effortRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Grassroots organizers who waged an unsuccessful battle to get a Greenhaven cityhood referendum on the November 2016 ballot will host a community meeting on April 5 at Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur to discuss their next step.The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Senate Bill 221 and House Bill 613 stalled in committee and died before the General Assembly adjourned on March 24. A separate DeKalb cityhood bill, SB 208, calling for a public vote on a City of Stonecrest passed the legislature and awaits Gov. Nathan Deal's signature to become law. The Concerned Citizens for Cityhood of South DeKalb want to create the City of Greenhaven, which would cover most of South DeKalb with nearly 300,000 people.

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  16. Apr 1, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb Fire Rescue personnel stand ready as a Hazmat team prepares to enter U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson's office on Hillandale Drive in Lithonia. A suspicious package with red powder caused the evacuation of U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson's District Office in Lithonia and an hourlong closure of Hillandale Drive on March 31. The congressional staff and employees from neighboring offices in the Hillandale Drive building were left outside in the parking lot for several hours, and intern Elexis Cummings, who was opening the mail, was quarantined in the office until a Hazmat team arrived.

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  17. Two earn Colored Rocks PrizeRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Seniors Jalen Bobbitt of Arabia Mountain High and Brandon Hardy of Columbia High have been awarded the Colored Rocks Prize for encouraging at-risk students to stay in school. They are among 14 Georgia seniors honored by the Colored Rocks Foundation on March 13 at the W Hotel in Midtown.

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  18. Keeping kids out of jail seminarRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Tweens, teens, parents and other residents can attend the Keeping Kids Out of Prison seminar on April 9 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library in Decatur. Attorneys Clara King, Dana Harrell and Alis Hughes and juvenile advocates Frank Conwell and Daisy Graham will discuss different crimes and the prison sentences associated with them.

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  19. Ceremony kicks off community gardenRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The Fulton/DeKalb Family Life Center in Decatur is breaking ground on its community garden on April 9 with a ceremony, vendors and entertainment. The event takes place noon to 5 p.m. Donations of nonperishable foods also are being accepted for the food pantry.

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  20. April 12 talk on preventing mosquito-borne virusesRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2012 | Cross Roads News

    There have been nine confirmed travel-related Zika virus cases in Georgia. The mosquito-borne virus has been linked to birth.

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