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  1. Jared's Heart of Success teaches youths nutrition and self-esteemRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Jared's Heart Of Success, Inc. will offer free nutrition and self-esteem workshops for youths and young adults on May 21 at 10 a.m. at the Lucious Sanders Recreation Center, 2484 Bruce St, Lithonia. Participants ages 8 to 23 are invited to a workshop geared toward teaching youth positive lifestyle habits that will contribute to overall wellness and self-respect.

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  2. Miller Grove High to host My Brother's Keeper summitRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The DeKalb County school district is presenting the second annual My Brother's Keeper DeKalb Summit on Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Miller Grove High School, 2645 DeKalb Medical Parkway, Lithonia. The event will offer students several workshops including: "Dress for Success," "Healthy Teen Relationships," "Violence Prevention and Goal Setting."

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  3. DWD to host Dart Container Corporation hiring eventRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb Workforce Development has partnered with Dart Container Corporation for a hiring event scheduled for Tuesday, May 17, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 774 Jordan Lane, Building #4, Decatur. Dart is headquartered in Mason, Michigan and makes a variety of food service packaging items such as cups, plates, containers, lids, and straws.

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  4. Spring lawn care class setRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Want to have a lawn that everyone will envy? On May 9, 6 to 7:30 p.m., learn how to have the best looking grass in your neighborhood. The Redan-Trotti Library, 1569 Wellborn Road, Lithonia, will host a class that will teach you that by selecting the right turf and choosing the right care you can have a beautiful lawn.

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  5. Government and PoliticsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Keep DeKalb Beautiful is hosting a household hazardous waste recycling event on Saturday, April 30, 8 a.m. - noon, at the DeKalb County Sanitation Division's Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur. Participants will have an opportunity to properly dispose of dangerous household chemicals that are no longer in use such as aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light bulbs, photo chemicals, artist supplies, and paint-related products.

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  6. Local NewsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Rep. Hank Johnson announced the winners of his 2015 Congressional Arts Competition and awarded four college scholarships worth a total of $35,000 on April 23 at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia. The grand prize winner was Demetria Coffee, a junior from Newton County High School.

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  7. Items filtered by date: Thursday, 28 April 2016Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Keep DeKalb Beautiful is hosting a household hazardous waste recycling event on Saturday, April 30, 8 a.m. - noon, at the DeKalb County Sanitation Division's Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur. Participants will have an opportunity to properly dispose of dangerous household chemicals that are no longer in use such as aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light bulbs, photo chemicals, artist supplies, and paint-related products.

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  8. Items filtered by date: Friday, 22 April 2016Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The November special election to fill DeKalb County's Super District 7 Commission seat will be crowded. When qualifying ended on April 20 at noon, nine candidates had officially thrown their names in the hat to run for the seat vacated by former Commissioner Stan Watson.

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  9. HealthRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The November special election to fill DeKalb County's Super District 7 Commission seat will be crowded. When qualifying ended on April 20 at noon, nine candidates had officially thrown their names in the hat to run for the seat vacated by former Commissioner Stan Watson.

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  10. Ex-MARTA cop indicted on arson chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    A DeKalb County Grand Jury indicted Malasta Hill on charges of arson, false report of a crime and damaging property to defraud another. "Police are expected to maintain a high level of integrity," DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James said.

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  11. ObituariesRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Hidden Hills Chapter of the American Business Women's Association is sponsoring a Business Expo on April 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Exchange Park Recreation Center, 2771 Columbia Drive, Decatur. Come out to network, collaborate, attend workshops and promote business from all over metro Atlanta at this free event.

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  12. Items filtered by date: Friday, 01 April 2016Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County Tax Commissioner Irvin Johnson is getting the word out to senior citizens across the county that qualifying seniors are benefiting financially by applying for the homestead exemptions. The deadline to file for a homestead exemption for 2016 is April 1, but Johnson says he's planning informational events so that eligible homeowners, especially seniors, can take advantage of the special exemptions for the 2017 tax year, if they miss filing by April 1. "The hope with any senior exemption is that the school portion of a resident's tax burden would be eliminated," Johnson said.

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  13. We WorshipRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Tonya P. Anderson has announced her bid for Georgia Senate District 43, which covers parts of DeKalb, Rockdale and Newton counties. Anderson, seeks to regain the Democratic seat that serves more than 172,000 residents.

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  14. GLCC to present Scholarship Awards LuncheonRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural Scholarship Awards Luncheon on April 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at This Is It banquet facility, 2853 Panola Road, Lithonia. Dr. R. Stephen Green, Superintendent of DeKalb County School District, will be the keynote speaker.

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  15. Items filtered by date: Monday, 11 April 2016Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Gwinnett hiring poll officials for busy elections cycle Gwinnett County Elections is looking to hire paid poll officials for the upcoming elections in May and July. "We have several busy elections ahead of us and with more than 150 polling precincts in the county, it will take several thousand poll officials to staff just one election," said Elections Supervisor Lynn Ledford.

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  16. Items filtered by date: Friday, 08 April 2016Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The Hidden Hills Chapter of the American Business Women's Association is sponsoring a Business Expo on April 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Exchange Park Recreation Center, 2771 Columbia Drive, Decatur. Come out to network, collaborate, attend workshops and promote business from all over metro Atlanta at this free event.

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  17. Antioch-Lithonia Missionary Baptist Church is sending hundreds of bibles to underdeveloped countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    On a sunny Thursday morning, when they might otherwise be enjoying a spring morning, a group of mostly retired volunteers formed an assembly line in a church fellowship hall and filled dozens of boxes with bibles. The bibles, which were packed and mailed on April 7, are headed to countries where some people have never owned a bible of their own.

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  18. Democratic Party 4th Congressional District sets elections for delegatesRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    The caucus elections for the 4th Congressional District delegates to represent the Democratic Party of Georgia at the 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. to noon, Stronghold Christian Church, 724 Rock Chapel Road, Lithonia. The Democratic National Convention will be held July 25-28 in Philadelphia Only candidates who filed an Intent of Candidacy with the DPG are eligible to run as delegates.

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  19. Greystone, SDIA, KDB partner on community cleanup in DeKalbRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    Greystone Concerned Homeowners, South DeKalb Improvement Association, Inc. and Keep DeKalb Beautiful are uniting to sponsor a spring clean-up of the Greystone community. Volunteers will meet on Saturday, April 9, 8:30 a.m., at the Greystone Community Clubhouse, 1041 Old Greystone Drive, Lithonia .

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  20. DeKalb tax commissioner urges qualifying seniors to apply for special exemptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County Tax Commissioner Irvin Johnson is getting the word out to senior citizens across the county that qualifying seniors are benefiting financially by applying for the homestead exemptions. The deadline to file for a homestead exemption for 2016 is April 1, but Johnson says he's planning informational events so that eligible homeowners, especially seniors, can take advantage of the special exemptions for the 2017 tax year, if they miss filing by April 1. "The hope with any senior exemption is that the school portion of a resident's tax burden would be eliminated," Johnson said.

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