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:
‘Sie Fliegen’: The Taylor Foundation for the Arts, a Tucker-based nonprofit that uses martial arts and dance to help children learn healthy lifestyle habits, mindfulness, self-confidence and self-esteem, recently hosted its end-of-year show, “Sie Fliegen.” It took place at the Woodruff Arts …
Joseph Conrad Thompson, III., known as Butch Thompson, Jr. passed away Wednesday March 20, 2019. Butch was born to Marsha and Butch Thompson, Sr. on April 22, 1968. Butch was raised in Marietta, GA, attended Marietta High School, Class of 1986, and graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural…
The city of Smyrna and the Cumberland Community Improvement District have partnered with other cities and CIDs located along the top end of Interstate 285 to look at the possibility of a new transit line through that corridor.
Arthur L. Penchansky, Ph.D., 81, of Taneytown, MD and Marietta, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis following a long illness.
The Taylor Foundation for the Arts, a Tucker-based nonprofit, will present a classical ballet depicting a reimagined “The Rise of the Phoenix” Dec. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Rich Auditorium, 1280 Peachtree St. in Midtown.
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.
A Tucker man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a slate of criminal charges, including assaulting a Cobb police captain in 2016, according to the Cobb District Attorney’s office.
St. Pius X state title in swimming and diving and the conclusion of region basketball play highlighted an active week in prep sports.
David J. LeValley, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Atlanta field office, is asking for the public’s help identifying the individuals responsible for eight business robberies in a little over two weeks in January.
Cedar Grove’s boys basketball team’s home contest against Pace Academy for first place in Region 5AAA on Friday highlights an active week of prep action for local programs this week.
In the first full calendar year of cityhood, Tucker saw a significant decline in overall crime, including a 30 percent reduction in the number of violent crimes committed, according to city officials.
The college football calendar has reached its bowl season with many local athletes finding themselves valuable contributors to their programs.
This year was full of new beginnings, surprises and even some oddball moments for DeKalb County. With another year almost in the rearview mirror, take a look back on the biggest 2017 news stories for DeKalb Neighbor Newspapers:
For lifelong Tucker resident Justin Beaudrot, the opportunity to become the general manager for the newly opened Village Burger in Tucker has been, as he puts it, “a blast.”
The prep football season has reached the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) playoffs with several local programs vying to earn a state championship.
The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) has reached an agreement to purchase 12.41 acres of land at 4740 Hugh Howell Road in Tucker to house the rebuilt Smoke Rise Elementary School campus.
The DeKalb County Police Department Tucker Precinct is participating in a Community-Cop Talk event on October 21 from 3 to 5 p.m. hosted by the Stone Mountain Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1350 Silver Hill Road in Stone Mountain.
A DeKalb County Grand Jury has indicted a South Carolina woman accused of murder in the heat-induced death of her child. Jurors returned a three-count indictment Tuesday against 25-year-old Dijanelle Fowler on charges of Murder in the Second Degree, Cruelty to Children in the Second Degree, …
An 88-acre mixed-use project in Tucker will not be rising up anytime soon after city council members cast a series of votes to deny the permissions needed to go ahead with construction.
Tucker city council members and a packed room of residents heard the latest updates to the proposed “The Rise” development, an 88-acre mixed-use projected that would be located at the intersection of Hugh Howell Road and Mountain Industrial Blvd, earlier this week. The meeting marked the fir…