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  1. DeKalb History Center marks 70 yearsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | Cross Roads News

    "Seventy Years of Sharing History" at the March 21 Lunch & Learn will chronicle the DeKalb History Center's growth from a small historical society established in 1947. Residents can help the DeKalb History Center celebrate its 70th anniversary at the Lunch & Learn on March 21 in the Historic DeKalb Courthouse.

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  2. Stonecrest mayoral candidate forum on March 9 at Porter Sanford CenterRead the original story

    Monday Mar 6 | Cross Roads News

    Stonecrest voters have another chance to hear from candidates for mayor at a March 9 forum at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center in Decatur. The event takes place 6 to 7:30 p.m. and is presented by the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce.

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  3. DeKalb woman shares polio journey at ...Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Shelia Wilkins Harkleroad will share her life story of growing up with polio in Decatur and DeKalb County at the Jan. 17 Lunch and Learn at the DeKalb History Center. "Polio - The Journey," which is free and open to the public, begins at noon in the Historic DeKalb Courthouse, second floor.

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  4. "Having a criminal record, however, makes finding a job more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    "Having a criminal record, however, makes finding a job more difficult. But if you're able to clear that blemish from your record, your chances of finding work - or perhaps finding a better job - are greatly improved."

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  5. Festival of Trees kicks off at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The Porter Sanford Community Center's 2016 Holiday Village will be all aglow with the ninth annual Community Tree Lighting and the Festival of Trees on Nov. 22 in Decatur.

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  6. Dec. 16 deadline to apply for Think HBCU ScholarshipRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Graduating seniors from the DeKalb School District have until Dec. 16 to apply for the 2016-2017 Think HBCU Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance in the amount of $2,500 to two seniors from the school system who will attend a historically black college and university in fall 2017.

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  7. Community activist and volunteer dies suddenlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Family and friends will celebrate the life of longtime community activist and DeKalb NAACP volunteer Janet L. Pierce, who died suddenly on Nov. 16. Pierce, 68, of Decatur was a Silver Life Member of the NAACP DeKalb County Branch and a longtime community activist. Teresa Hardy, DeKalb NAACP president, said Pierce worked in the background.

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  8. Two DeKalb Hotels settle water bills, one still owesRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Two South DeKalb Hotels have settled a combined county water bills totaling more than $140,000 after Watershed Management threatened to cut off service. A2B Budget on Ember Drive in Decatur and Affordable Hotel at 1900 Glenfair Road in Decatur paid bills of $94, 728 and $47, 028 respectively on Sept.

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  9. Write-in candidate certifiedRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections certified Walker as a write-in candidate at its Sept. 8 meeting after verifying that she had published her notice to run in the Champion, the county's legal organ, on Aug. 8 as required by law.

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  10. DeKalb NAACP leaders visiting local churchesRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Leaders and members of the DeKalb NAACP will be visiting Greenforest Community Baptist Church on Sept. 25 as part of a series of monthly church visits in the county.

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  11. DeKalb Medical program focuses on issues of ...Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Experts will address senior concerns at Navigating the Issues of Aging on Sept. 22 at DeKalb Medical at North Decatur.

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  12. Sep 15, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Members of the National Newspaper Publishers Association make the trek to the National Museum of African American History and Culture during Media Preview Day on Sept. 14. When the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture opens to the public on Sept.

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  13. Old Rainbow Drive closed for sewer work 'til Nov. 30Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Motorists traveling along Rainbow Drive in Decatur can expect delays with the closure of Old Rainbow Drive for sewer improvements. Old Rainbow between Columbia Drive and Rainbow Drive will be closed to through-traffic until 9 p.m. on Nov. 30 to make improvements on a gravity sewer.

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  14. Afternoon of Music & Drama' at Hillcrest Church of ChristRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    A cappella singing and a musical play are featured at "An Afternoon of Music & Drama" on Sept. 17 at Hillcrest Church of Christ in Decatur.

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  15. Petition seeks to restore MARTA bus ...Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    MARTA patrons and clients of the Clifton Springs Health Center in Decatur have started a GoPetition drive urging the transit system to restore a bus route to the DeKalb Board of Health facility, citing safety concerns. A link to the petition, which has 68 signatures as of Aug. 31, can be found at www.facebook.com/HealthyDeKalb.

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  16. DeKalb Library receives $15,000 grant for ...Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb Public Library patrons will have access to more STEAM learning programs thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Georgia Public Library Service. The library system will use the grant to enhance its science, technology, engineering, art and math learning capabilities.

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  17. Artist, social activist Theaster Gates featured ...Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The series of talks on art and activism is hosted by the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. Gates, an award-winning Chicago potter and artist who blends art installation with social practice, is best known for turning abandoned buildings in neglected neighborhoods into vibrant cultural hubs that serve the community.

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  18. Sep 1, 2016,Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Drucilla Woods at a 2011 candidate forum with Shemeka Reynolds and Tracy-Ann Williams who were elected to the city council. Family and friends will celebrate the lives of Brenda Drucilla Woods and her nephew Kiman Woods at a joint home-going service on Sept.

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  19. Drucilla Woods (center) at a 2011 candidate forum with (from left)...Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Drucilla Woods at a 2011 candidate forum with Shemeka Reynolds and Tracy-Ann Williams who were elected to the city council. Family and friends will celebrate the lives of Brenda Drucilla Woods and her nephew Kiman Woods at a joint home-going service on Sept.

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  20. Oakhurst gets $27,936 to improve primary ...Read the original story

    Aug 26, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The health care safety net medical center got $10,000 for EHR Reporters - health centers that report clinical measures on the full universe of patients using electronic health records; and $17,936 for Clinical Quality Improvers - health centers that have demonstrated improvements in one or more clinical measures. Jeff Taylor, Oakhurst's executive director, said the funds will help them ensure that they are making their patients better.

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