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 cities of Dunwoody and Lithonia have elected new mayors while Doraville will face a runoff election to decide who will be the city’s next mayor.
DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson announced a $5,000 grant in support of Tabitha’s House, an organization focused on eradicating teen sex trafficking in the state of Georgia.
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.
Rev. Jasper Williams, Jr., Pastor Emeritus of Salem Bible Church, which has campuses in Atlanta and Lithonia, founded the African American Churches Transforming Society in 2014 when he felt compelled to do more for the African American community, especially for its youth.
As the link between forming positive eating habits for children and school lunch programs grows, one Georgia nonprofit is helping early child care centers get a head start on healthy nutrition.
DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston announces a conviction by jury trial in the homicide case against three gang members, including a female decoy, tied to a deadly online dating scheme. Jurors returned guilty verdicts Wednesday against 28-year-old Demarco “Blazalino” Butler, 26-ye…
The DeKalb County Police Department is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Citizens Academy beginning June 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeKalb County Police Training Facility, 2484 Bruce St. in Lithonia. The academy will run every Thursday until August 23.
The conclusion of February has brought about the continuation of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state playoffs in basketball with first-round action on Feb. 16 and 17.
The wrestling state championships, start of the basketball state playoffs and Signing Day completed a full week of prep sports activities for local programs.
While Walmart announced higher hourly wages, one-time bonuses and expanded parental benefits recently, prompting a cheer in the form of a Tweet from President Donald Trump, managers, associates and paid members of the Sam’s Club on Turner Hill Road received a very different message: closed, …
The college football calendar has reached its bowl season with many local athletes finding themselves valuable contributors to their programs.
The Lithonia man police say hit and killed a crossing guard in front of Lindley Middle School last month has been charged with felony first degree homicide by vehicle and turned himself in, according to police.
On Saturday, June 17, customers can shop and attend special events at the new Macy’s Backstage Outlet Store inside of Macy’s at Stonecrest Mall and Macy’s at Southlake Mall.
Gazer, a ten-year-old barred owl, is unable to see well enough to hunt and fend for herself in the wild due to a genetic cataract, so she has called seven-acres tucked away at the base of Arabia Mountain home since she was a tiny ball of fluff.
The Lithonia Historic District DeKalb County has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The district is outlined by the city limits of Lithonia. The nomination was sponsored by the city and the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area Alliance.
Authorities say online dating may have played a role in the Sept. 1 shooting death of 23-year-old Jordan Collins and injuries to his brother at a home on Tunbridge Wells Crescent in Lithonia.
DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey L. Mann said he hopes that the public will help recover equipment taken from an unmarked sheriff’s deputy’s unit at his home in southeast DeKalb County earlier this week.
A leadership mentoring program open house is being held in August for girls interested in career and personal development, becoming a strong leader and learning the necessary tools to excel in college
A DeKalb County Girl Scout has gone far beyond selling cookies with her efforts to address homelessness amongst young adults in her community, which she was recognized for in Washington D.C.
Excitement over the start of this week's spring football practice at Martin Luther King, Jr. High School in Lithonia is not only growing, but continues to be led by varsity head football coach Nicholas Kashama.
On Thursday, Senate Bill 208 was signed by Gov. Nathan Deal into law. Senator JaNice VanNess, R- Conyers, carried SB 208, which allows for a voter referendum that would incorporate and constitute a charter for the city of Stonecrest in DeKalb County if the measure is approved by voters durin…