Dekalb County Newswire

Dekalb County Newswire

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  1. Summer revivals at Greenforest Community Baptist, Ousley UMCRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

    The theme is "Is There a Word From the Lord for Times Such as These?" based on the Scriptures Jeremiah 37:17 and Revelation 2:4. On July 12, the guest revivalist for the 7:45 and 10:45 a.m. worship services will be Bishop William Sheals, senior pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church of Norcross.


  2. Confederate flags to remain flying at Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that oversees the park said Wednesday. The law would have to be changed for the flags to be removed, said Bill Stephens, chief executive officer of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association.


  3. Stars And Stripes Celebration Comes To Sandy SpringsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    Sandy Springs and Dunwoody are teaming up this year to promote two day's worth of celebrations during the July 4th weekend. At 9 a.m. Saturday, July 4, the Dunwoody Homeowners Association and the Dunwoody Crier Newspaper will host the annual Fourth of July Parade featuring marching bands, floats, clowns, animals and local celebrities.


  4. Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under lawRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    A Confederate flag, at left, flies at the base of Stone Mountain next to variations of itself and an American flag Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Stone Mountain, Ga.


  5. Judge again denies motion to suppress statements in stabbing caseRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    Attorney Loren Blumenfeld stands beside his client Nicholle Martinez, a Sycamore woman accused of trying to fatally stab her estranged husband's girlfriend in an apartment complex parking lot, as he asks Judge Robbin Stuckert to reduce bond during a hearing Tuesday at the DeKalb County Courthouse. SYCAMORE – A judge again ruled that DeKalb Police acted appropriately when they questioned a Sycamore woman accused of attacking and trying to kill her estranged husband's girlfriend in September 2014.


  6. Terry Dickson: Recent events with flags have my enthusiasm, well, flaggingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    When I met up with some friends early Saturday morning, they asked "Did you see what they did last night? Lit up the White House in rainbow colors." I thought it was another spoof from The Onion, but there it was on the big screen TV, red, green, blue, etc.


  7. Latest Homes for Sale in North Druid Hills-BriarcliffRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Some top posts in Georgia, including a police cruiser damaged in suspected arson. Plus, how you can share your local news at Patch.


  8. Where to Buy Fireworks in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Residents can legally buy fireworks as of Wednesday and can set them off at any time between 10 a.m. and midnight on most days of the year. DeKalb County residents, along with the rest of Georgians, can now legally purchase fireworks without having to drive to another state.


  9. Stone Mountain boycott called over confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Georgia state representative is calling for a boycott of Stone Mountain Park because of the flying of confederate flags there. Park officials claim the flags are part of a museum, not a sign of hate, and are protected by Georgia state law.


  10. Embattled rebel flag reassessed at Georgia's Stone MountainRead the original story

    Tuesday | Newsday

    This Tuesday, June 23, 2015 file photo shows a carving depicting confederates Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, in Stone Mountain, Ga. The park is readying its "Fantastic Fourth Celebration" Thursday through Sunday, and multiple Confederate flag varieties are still displayed at the mountain's base.


  11. Confederate flags will not come down at Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    The array of Confederate flags flying at Stone Mountain, that most obvious of Georgia Confederate memorials, will continue to fly. Bill Stephens, who heads the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, said a few days ago that the park's operators were weighing different options for the three Confederate States of America banners and the Rebel war emblem that fly alongside Old Glory.


  12. Doctors warn of sun exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC 27

    At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain - where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan onc


  13. What about those Confederate symbols lurking in our stamp albums?Read the original story

    Tuesday | Linn's Stamp News

    Since the abhorrent murder of nine African-American churchgoers by a white supremacist in Charleston, S.C. on June 17, calls have spread across the United States for symbols of the old Confederacy to be removed from public places. This backlash is understandable.


  14. Metro Atlanta cleans up following afternoon stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... due to fallen trees and power lines. App users click here for more images and video The cell moved into DeKalb County where it brought down a giant tree on Gresham Road near Boulderview Drive. The National Weather Service issued a Severe ...


  15. State rep: Skip Stone Mountain on July 4 - and until Confederate flags come downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Stone Mountain Park tends to draw a crowd for Independence Day festivities. But state Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta, is urging citizens to skip the attraction's laser-light show and find another place to view fireworks.


  16. Sold! 21 Homes Recently Sold in North Druid Hills and BriarcliffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Also: Four people missing from Atlanta area; Woman falls off cliff in Roswell; Help Gwinnett mom fighting flesh-eating bacteria, and more. Some top 'good news' posts at Georgia Patch sites, including a police officer who helped a homeless man. Plus, how to share on Patch!


  17. Donald Russell BeachRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Albany Herald

    Donald Russell Beach, 59, of Lithonia, Georgia, formally of Albany died, Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Grady Hospital in Atlanta.


  18. Sold! 21 Homes Sold in Decatur and Avondale Estates RecentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Prices at the pump will go up as much as seven cents to help pay for infrastructure improvement projects throughout the state.


  19. Campers Inn Holds Opening of Atlanta-Area SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RV Business

    Campers Inn RV, a family-owned RV dealership headquartered in Kingston, N.H., announced the grand opening of its newest location in Tucker, Ga. According to a press release, a June 26 ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce.


  20. Stone Mountain reconsiders Confederate flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain - where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan once held notorious cross-burnings and rebel battle flags still wave prominently - officials are considering what to do about those flags. The park, which now offers family-friendly fireworks and laser light shows, is readying its "Fantastic Fourth Celebration" Thursday through Sunday, and multiple Confederate flag varieties are still displayed at the mountain's base.