The Decatur Public Transit System is asking the riders wear face masks on buses.
With all three of his Red Pepper Taqueria locations temporarily closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, chef Mimmo Alboumeh, the owner, is working with his distributors to feed his employees while out of work.
A metro-Atlanta trio has been sentenced to prison for organizing and participating in a healthcare fraud scheme that stole millions in Medicaid funds in Georgia, Louisiana and Florida.
Core Dance will premiere a free outdoor performance of "Manifolds," a new site-specific work by Rose Shields created in collaboration with the Core Dance Artists and visual artist Julia Hill.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office has arrested 23 year-old Decatur resident Charlie Lee Geddis in connection with the Ellenwood gas station murder last year.
At a recent meeting at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Buckhead, the Rotary Club of Buckhead honored Decatur resident and 1996 Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel with the Rev. Robert Ross Johnson Humanitarian Award. Wuerffel, who starred at Florida and then played for the New Orleans Saints and…
DeKalb County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) has relocated and opened the doors to their new office on February 3.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, many cities and communities throughout DeKalb and south Fulton Counties will be participating in a day of service. Check out a rundown of what will be happening on or around MLK Day 2020:
A well-known and critically acclaimed band that first formed in Decatur will be coming home to headline the 2020 Amplify Decatur Music Festival.
Decatur and Lithonia could soon be home to markers that will provide a solemn contextualization to a violent part of DeKalb County’s history.
The search for missing Clark Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford, 21, ended tragically when she was found murdered in a DeKalb County park.
It’s officially fall and with the changing of the weather comes the season for festivals. Check where to celebrate food, fun and community throughout DeKalb with these upcoming events:
University of Georgia’s DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will celebrate the end of a successful fifth season of Fresh on DeK, DeKalb County’s Mobile Farmers Market, with its Fall Harvest Festival on Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the DeKalb County Extension Office located at 4380 Me…
A former Decatur firefighter and pro-boxer is helping kids get fit and stay active by offering a free camp at her business, BoxFit Fitness & Performance Studio in College Park.
At the DeKalb History Center’s September Lunch and Learn event, attendees can learn about how Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve came to be a natural treasure in DeKalb County.
A newly opened restaurant in Decatur is serving up authentic Northern Chinese Szechuan cuisine to those seeking bold and spicy flavors.
Russell Richardson, the former Director of Security for DeKalb Medical Center, has been charged with stealing firearms meant for security personnel and then illegally selling those guns for profit.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Atlanta Kitchen LLC for exposing employees to amputation, silica, and other safety and health hazards at its Decatur manufacturing facility. The countertop manufacturer faces $132,604 in penalties.
An Indian street food franchise that got its start in California is spicing things up in Decatur with the opening of its first Georgia location.
DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond recently presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 midyear budget to the DeKalb Board of Commissioners. The proposal includes a balanced budget, millage rate rollback and property tax relief.
Whether you intend to celebrate July 4 from Stone Mountain Park, Avondale Estates, Decatur, Clarkston, Tucker, Chamblee or Dunwoody, DeKalb County will welcome the 243rd anniversary of the United States in great fashion.
Two new restaurants, from acclaimed Atlanta Chef Terry Koval, have opened simultaneously and side-by-side on the downtown square in Decatur.
A federal grand jury in the Northern District of Georgia has returned a three-count indictment against a former commissioner in DeKalb County, Georgia, for extorting bribe payments from a DeKalb County subcontractor. Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Cr…
The company managing the city of Atlanta’s five tennis centers, including the ones at two Buckhead parks, and its supporters fear they will not be able to renew its contract because another company owned by a woman with ties to prominent Democrats may win the new contract. In late February i…
George E. Brown, 87, of Marietta, Georgia, died April 11, 2019 of complications from congestive heart failure. A memorial service will be held on May 6 at 11AM at First Presbyterian Church of Marietta. The family will receive visitors in their home at 1PM following the service. His interment…
FRESHMEN Cobb school board members Jaha Howard and Charisse Davis, who began calling for reform of Cobb’s senior tax exemption before they were sworn into office, continued beating that drum at Thursday’s marathon board meeting.
The late 20th-century reggae music legend Bob Marley famously once said, “Emancipate yourself from mental slavery as none but ourselves can free our minds.”
After a nationwide search in 2018, the Decatur City Commission has selected Assistant City Manager Andrea Arnold as the new city manager for Decatur. Arnold is a resident of the city of Decatur and has served as an assistant city manager since 2004. Following a search and interviews facilita…
Decatur resident Eva Bozeman spends all of her working hours helping children facing serious illness and injury as a flight nurse on Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s critical care transport team. In her spare time, she trades in her stethoscope for hiking boots as the coach of Atlanta’s Ul…
More than half a dozen traditional productions of the holiday classic ballet “The Nutcracker” abound in metro Atlanta, showing starry-eyed children a Christmas wonderland.
A wave of bomb threats e-mailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear - but City Schools of Decatur is encouraging parents, students and staff to continue operating as normally as possible.
Christmas is just around the corner and for those still looking to find the perfect gift for family, friends, co-workers and loved ones, look no further than the locally owned and operated stores and boutiques around DeKalb County. Check out this holiday gift guide which features popular ite…
DeKalb County Police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores was fatally shot on Thursday, Dec. 13, at approximately 5 p.m., near the intersection of Candler and Tilson Roads.
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta is preparing for Hanukah with celebratory activities and events for all ages. “We are pleased to offer these Hanukah programs to children and families, as well as to young adults, in several places across the city,” said Hope Chernak, the Center’…
On Tuesday, November 27, Decatur Police received reports of a bomb threat and threats of gun violence made against three elementary schools in the city of Decatur. The threats involved Glennwood Elementary School, Oakhurst Elementary School, and Winnona Park Elementary School. Officers respo…
The restaurant located at 350 Mead Road in the Oakhurst neighbor-hood of Decatur has gone through a makeover recently and is bringing Korean-style tavern food to the area.
At a rally in Decatur this afternoon, Oprah Winfrey echoed her statements given to a crowd of 600 in Cobb County this morning: “I don’t want any party, and I don’t want any kind of partisan influence telling me what decision I get to make for myself,” she said. “Nobody paid for me to come he…
It is that time of year to pick a pumpkin and the North Decatur United Methodist Church is hosting their annual pumpkin patch fundraising event. Pumpkins and gourds of all shapes, colors and sizes will be available to purchase at the church, located at 1523 Church Street, at the corner of Ch…
The co-owners and chief operating officer of one of the largest Iraqi dinar exchangers in the United States were convicted by a federal jury following a five-week trial, the U.S. Attorney’s Northern District of Georgia office announced Wednesday.