Lithonia Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. More computer time for job huntRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Job seekers will have extended time on the computers at upcoming open labs at Scott Candler and Redan-Trotti library branches. The lab will be set up so job seekers can have expanded time to conduct job searches; fill out online job applications; update their resume using Microsoft Word, Optimal Resume or Job & Career Accelerator; and improve work skills with online tutorials.

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  2. Budget, SPLOST town hallRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb Commissioners Mereda Davis Johnson and Stan Watson are co-hosting a Feb. 16 town hall meeting on the 2016 proposed budget and SPLOST at Lithonia City Hall. County budget and development officials will discuss the proposed budget and provide an update on the upcoming Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax ballot initiative.

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  3. DeKalb voters shown on Nov. 3, 2015 at the Salem Middle School precinct in Lithonia.Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb voters can cast ballots for the March 1 Presidential Preference Primary now through Feb. 26 at three DeKalb voters can cast ballots for the March 1 Presidential Preference Primary now through Feb. 26 at three precincts weekdays. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are vying for the Democratic nomination, and six candidates - Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich - are vying for the Republican nomination.

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  4. Feb 5, 2016,Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The DeKalb Board of Commissioners approved a Special Land Use Permit application for the mall that clears the way for the entertainment project. After years of store departures and closures, the Mall at Stonecrest will soon announce the redevelopment and repurposing of its plaza area that faces the AMC Theaters.

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  5. DeKalb's football Signing Day class totals 75Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The Cedar Grove High Saints had a signing class of 13 for National Signing Day. Lithonia and Stephenson had 10 players; Towers, nine; Tucker, eight; Arabia Mountain, seven; and McNair, four.

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  6. Three churches offering free gym timeRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Three South DeKalb churches - Stronghold Christian, Memorial Drive Presbyterian and Bethesda Cathedral - are opening their indoor exercise facilities to the public for free classes and gym times in partnership with the DeKalb Board of Health. In DeKalb, more than 30 percent of adults and 15 percent of high school students are overweight.

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  7. Miller Grove's Gilbert is named McDonald's All-AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Miller Grove High senior guard Alterique Gilbert, shown with McDonald's franchise owner John Hurd, attends Jan. 25 ceremony in the gym. Alterique Gilbert, a senior guard at Miller Grove High in Lithonia, is the latest basketball phenom from DeKalb to be named to the McDonald's All-American Team.

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  8. New HVAC unit for Lucious Sanders CenterRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    A new HVAC unit was delivered to Lucious Sanders Recreation Center on Jan. 28. Crews expect to have it up and running in two weeks. The center at 2484 Bruce St. in the city of Lithonia has been without heat since December 2014.

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  9. Hip Hop Nanas connect generationsRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The Hip Hop Nanas perform at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 30 at the Mall at Stonecrest. The group entertains at hospitals, nursing homes, birthday parties, the YWCA and Senior Olympics.

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  10. Line dance for fun, fitness, fellowshipRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Elfreda Smith has been training clients to be fit since 1997 and she knows a thing or two about what motivates adults to keep exercising. "Everybody likes to dance," said Smith, owner of Decatur-based Door-to-Door Fitness LLC. "Line dancing is a great way to fellowship with others in the group and it burns a whole lot of calories."

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  11. Candidates lining up, considering run for DeKalb CEORead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    The race for DeKalb's next CEO is heating up with two confirmed candidates - Connie Stokes and Calvin Sims - and a third person, former DeKalb School Superintendent Michael Thurmond, who is being urged by supporters to run. Sims, who ran for CEO in 2004 and Commission District 4 in 2008, marched in the DeKalb NAACP's Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Decatur with "Calvin E. Sims for DeKalb County CEO" signs.

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  12. Last-minute ACA enrollment assistance available at expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Oakhurst Medical navigator Brenda Pace and others will help consumers sign up for coverage during the expo on Jan. 30. Open enrollment for 2016 ends on Jan. 31. Consumers who need help enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace can get assistance at the 11th Annual CrossRoadsNews Health & Wellness Expo on Jan. 30 at the Mall at Stonecrest. As the Jan. 31 deadline approaches for open enrollment for coverage in 2016, Oakhurst Medical Centers will be offering last-minute applicants the opportunity to complete the application on the eve of the deadline.

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  13. Service volunteers honor King's legacy on holidayRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Hundreds of volunteers fanned out into DeKalb county on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Jan. 18 to honor the civil rights icon's memory by offering service to the community. About 20 members of First Afrikan Presbyterian Church in Lithonia spent four hours of the holiday clearing unsightly brush from the grounds of the church on Salem Road.

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  14. Jan 18, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    More than 1,000 paraders and spectators braved 30-degree weather to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the DeKalb NAACP's 14th annual King parade and rally. Paraders marched from Green Pastures Christian Church in Decatur to Martin LUther King Jr. High School, the only DeKalb County school named for the late civil rights leader.

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  15. Jan 15, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Hundreds of indiviudals and groups will march in parades in Decatur and Atlanta on the Jan. 18 National King Holiday remembering and commemorating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In Decatur, the DeKalb NAACP's 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Rally kicks off at 11 a.m. at Green Pastures Christian Ministries, 5455 Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur. Marchers will make a right on MLK Jr. Parkway/Highway 155 and parade to MLK Jr. High in Lithonia.

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  16. King Center panel tackles thorny issues of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Nancy Lee Granh , Charles Alphin, Tracie Berry McGhee, Arno Michaelis, and Matthew Platt participated in the King Center forum on Jan. 9. Prominent Americans speaking at the King Center's Beloved Community Talks on Jan. 9 described how their lives were changed by the thorny issues of race. Charles Alphin, a retired St. Louis Police Department captain, said he was skeptical of Martin Luther King Jr.'s nonviolent philosophy in the 1960s.

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  17. An Enduring LegacyRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    As we prepare to celebrate the 31th annual Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 18, the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are as enduring as ever. Locally and nationally, the country and the world continue to put service into the national holiday that honors him.

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  18. King holiday an opportunity to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    On Feb. 4, 1968, two months to the day before he was killed on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. told a packed Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta how he wanted to be remembered when he died. "I'd like for somebody to say that day that Martin Luther King Jr. tried to love somebody," he said.

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  19. FHA Title I home improvement loans availableRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Homeowners who want to improve and spruce up their homes can apply for funding from the $25 million FHA Title I Home Improvement Loan Fund. Brooks and Associates LLC, a Lithonia-based construction management company, and Boston-based Admirals Bank, a leading national provider of the FHA Title I Home Improvement Loans, are offering the loans that can be used for general home improvements including remodeling, roofing, siding, sunrooms, garages, basements, kitchens and bathroom replacement or upgrades.

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  20. Financial Fitness class in LithoniaRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Cross Roads News

    Residents can get pointers on how to take charge of their finances, housing, health and well-being at a series of fairs hosted by the city of Lithonia. Mayor Deborah Jackson said the fairs are meant to benefit everyone in the local community and are open to families.

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