Decatur Newswire (Page 9)

Decatur Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Donations pour in from across DeKalb and neighboring counties for Harvey victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Corp. Ceroni McDade and detention officer Deseree Dison sort donated Hurricane Harvey relief supplies at the jail warehouse of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office in Decatur Sept. 6. DeKalb County Sheriff's Office processing technician Sharmara Moye packs baby supplies into a box Sept.

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  2. Deadline looms to sign up for Heart of South DeKalb Festival vending, scholarship and awardsRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Vendors and scholarship applicants who want to participate in the Sept. 29-30 Heart of South DeKalb Festival have until Sept.

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  3. DeKalb Medical paying its employees a minimum livable wage of $12 an hourRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The non-profit health system, which has hospitals in Lithonia and Decatur, says its Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt a minimum living wage policy which guarantees that all of its employees will earn at least $12 per hour. Bob Wilson, DeKalb Medical CEO and Vice Chair of the Board, said the new minimum wage, which took effect Aug. 13, makes sense.

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  4. DeKalb residents to march against Confederate monument in DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Hundreds of DeKalb residents are preparing to march and rally in downtown Decatur to urge county leaders to remove the "Lost Cause" Confederate monument in Decatur Square. The group Hate Free Decatur is hosting the march and rally, starting at 6 p.m. at the Beacon Municipal Center at 105 Electric Ave, Decatur on Sunday Sept.

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  5. Precinct gets new child safety seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The East Lake Family YMCA Health Wellness Coalition donated six new car seats to the South Precinct in Decatur on Aug. 28.

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  6. Precinct gets new child safety seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The East Lake Family YMCA Health Wellness Coalition donated six new car seats to the South Precinct in Decatur on Aug. 28. The East Lake Family YMCA Health Wellness Coalition donated six new car seats to the South Precinct in Decatur on Aug. 28. The East Lake Family YMCA Health Wellness Coalition donated six new car seats to the South Precinct in Decatur on Aug. 28. The East Lake Family YMCA Health Wellness Coalition donated six new car seats to the South Precinct in Decatur on Aug. 28. The East Lake Family YMCA Health Wellness Coalition donated six new car seats to the South Precinct in Decatur on Aug. 28. The East Lake Family YMCA Health Wellness Coalition donated the car seats to the precinct in Decatur on Aug. 28. Vivian Moore, who started the coalition in April to facilitate community resources, said that during the group's second meeting at the South Precinct she noticed that the ... (more)

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  7. Multilingual mural welcomes international studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Atlanta artist Ralph "ReN" Dillard's mural is helping students feel welcomed as they enter the International Student Center in Decatur. The colorful 9- by 15-foot artwork depicts the word "welcome" written in seven dominant languages - Spanish, Nepali, Swahili, Arabic, Somali, Burmese and English - spoken by students at the school.

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  8. Blood drive at Scott Candler libraryRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The American Red Cross will collect blood from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at Scott Candler Library in Decatur.

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  9. Acclaimed filmmaker's works to be screened at library, GPTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Acclaimed filmmaker, writer and Howard University professor Haile Gerima will screen his award-winning film "Teza" at the Decatur Library on Sept. 12. The film, released in 2008, covers three decades in the life of an Ethiopian man anguished about his country's social and political crises.

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  10. CrossRoadsNews, September 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The long-awaited statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was unveiled Aug. 28 at the Georgia Capitol before a crowd of hundreds of state and loca As the nation watches the misery visited upon Houston and the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Harvey and the resulting flooding on their television se Atlanta artist Ralph "ReN" Dillard's mural is helping students feel welcomed as they enter the International Student Center in Decatur. DeKalb high school girls can find out if the 100 Black Women's Legacy Program is a fit for them at a Sept.

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  11. DeKalb collecting for Harvey victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    As the nation watches the misery visited upon Houston and the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Harvey and the resulting flooding on their television sets, DeKalb residents are answering the call to help. DeKalb Clerk of Superior Court Debra DeBerry and the DeKalb Sheriff's Office have launched separate collection drives to benefit people affected by the aftermath of the storm; and the Rev.

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  12. Citizens opposed to Greenhaven city meeting Sept. 16 to discuss impactRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    South DeKalb residents opposed to the proposed city of Greenhaven, can attend a Sep. 16 meeting to discuss concerns about the incorporation of most of unincorporated DeKalb. The meeting, sponsored by Concerned Citizens in Opposition to Greenhaven, takes place 10 a.m. to noon at Sanford Realty Co.

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  13. Push to remove Confederate symbols gains steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Larry Platt, who marched alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis, makes his case for the removal of the Lost Cause obelisk [fully visible at right] from the Square in downtown Decatur. "I've been standing up against the Klan since I was a little boy, and I've survived," he said.

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  14. Eyes turn skyward as thousands witness solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Stone Mountain High School Students stare in wonder at the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, the first total eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years. They saw a 97 percent eclipse.

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  15. AGL building 51,000-square-foot regional center in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    By December 2018, Atlanta Gas Light will open a new metro regional office in DeKalb County to better serve its customers. The facility will have offices, warehouse spaces, fleet operations and a compressed natural gas station to service Atlanta Gas Light vehicles.

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  16. First total eclipse in 99 years did not disappoint, thousands view it in DeKalbRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Their owners were all trying to catch a glimpse of the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years. The total eclipse was not visible from metro-Atlanta, but that did not dampen the excitement of people who could not travel to north Georgia to see the moon completely cover the sun for a couple of minutes.

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  17. Quaint cities popular with film producers, directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Mayor Deborah Jackson and Police Chief Roosevelt Smith pose with actorturned-producer Mario Van Peebles when he stopped in Lithonia to shoot scenes for his NetFlix movie "Superstition." Mayor Deborah Jackson and Police Chief Roosevelt Smith pose with actorturned-producer Mario Van Peebles when he stopped in Lithonia to shoot scenes for his NetFlix movie "Superstition."

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  18. Comedian, dancer at Mission DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Comedian Deborah Delk and line dancer Sugie will perform at the annual Mission Day at the Panola Gardens Senior Apartments in Lithonia on Aug. 25. Delk, a graduate of Mundelein College in Chicago, Ill., and Emory University in Atlanta, has spent 20 years advocating for patient rights through various medical positions. Her comedy company Right 2 Laugh LLC is based in Decatur.

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  19. Swings, playground among upgrades in $72k makeover at Midway ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Midway Park in Decatur has new swings and a bright blue and yellow playground with four slides, bridges, tunnel and sliding poles. More than 25 children from Exchange Park summer camp joined DeKalb District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson, who represents the area, and Super District 7 Commissioner Gregory Adams, and DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs director Marvin Billups for the grand-opening festivities.

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  20. Glenwood getting long-awaited sidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson, CEO Michael Thurmond and Community Development Director Allen Mitchell helped break ground Aug. 3 on the $4.4 million project that will build five-foot-wide sidewalks along both sides of Glenwood Road between Candler Road and Columbia Drive in Decatur. The two-mile project is the second phase of a three-part, $11.6 million project that began in 2009.

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