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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - The family of DeKalb County Police Officer Marty Williams was feeling grateful Friday after a fundraiser organized by his fellow officers at the South DeKalb Police Precinct generated thousands of dollars in donations and literally a room full of clothing, shoes, toiletries and other ...
A prominent highway in DeKalb County had a different type of traffic problem Saturday morning. Horses were seen running along U.S. 78 East, and Triple Team Traffic tweeted that the highway was shut down past Montreal Road due to the incident. DeKalb Co: Hwy 78/eb shut down past exit 2 Montreal Rd ...

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Remember the mess of a water main break along Buford Highway in DeKalb County earlier this month? The break caused low water pressure countywide and triggered a boil water advisory. Dozens of people worked to fix it and they managed to repair the pipe ahead of schedule.
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After a series of microbiological tests, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division authorized the advisory to be lifted. "Thanks to the quick response and hard work of DeKalb County crews, residents and businesses can now return to using county water without taking precautions," said DeKalb County ...
DeKalb County Police: Man shoots, kills home invader ... Updated: Mar 15 2018 05:08PM EDT. DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A suspected home invader was shot and killed in DeKalb County early Thursday morning. App users: View full article. Police were called out to the Covington Glen apartment complex ...

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Two people have been transported to a local hospital after police say they were shot at an apartment building in DeKalb County on Saturday. Officials say the shooting happened around 12:17 p.m. at the Oaks at Stonecrest Apartments on Evans Mill Road in Lithonia, Georgia.
Other top stories this past week from DeKalb County Patch sites include a look at Georgia's 100 best places to live. Decatur fared well. By Doug Gross ... Delivers: DeKalb County News. DECATUR, GA -- Here are some of the past week's top news posts from Decatur and other DeKalb County Patch sites.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Police said a man was shot and killed Friday morning in DeKalb County. The shooting happened on Sapphire Court near Decatur. [DOWNLOAD: WSB-TV's news app for breaking news alerts]. Authorities said a man was found dead at the scene. DeKalb Police said they are talking ...
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Authorities in DeKalb County said an argument preceded the fatal shooting of a Decatur man Friday during the lunch hour. Only two people were in the home located on Sapphire Court at the time. Police are not releasing any names, but the dead man's family identified him as ...
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - DeKalb County officials completed repairs to a massive water main break Friday morning. DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond told Channel 2 Action News that the repairs were completed 24 hours ahead of the original schedule. Late Friday afternoon, Channel 2's Aaron Diamant ...
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - The DeKalb County Watershed Management has a lot more to deal in addition to Wednesday's massive water main break. Tuesday, Director Scott Towler submitted his letter of resignation to the county. That letter was accepted by the county's chief operations officer. The director's ...
The Chick-fil-A in Doraville, just feet away from the site of a water main break that crippled DeKalb County, was open on Thursday. But customers could only ... The county also hoped that by Saturday the Georgia Environmental Protection Division would decide whether the boil water notice could be lifted.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Police are investigating two car accidents that shut down the interstate on Sunday morning. One man died and another person is in critical condition after being ejected from a car. TRENDING STORIES: Family: 2-year-old dies after mirror falls on her inside shoe store · Loved ones ...
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - DeKalb County ... other children. "They came home and learned that the child had been murdered," Shiera Campbell with the DeKalb County Police Department said. ... DeKalb County Police on the scene where they say a 5 year old boy was murdered by his father. Other children ...
Dozens of restaurants, business and schools have been forced to close after a major water main broke in DeKalb County, Georgia. But of course Waffle ... Fourteen locations of the Georgia-based chain were affected by the break, Waffle House spokesman Pat Warner told TODAY Food. Residents in the ...
7:15 p.m.: Crews are working around the clock to repair the water main break that could leave DeKalb County residents under a boil water advisory for days, Department of Watershed Management Interim .... County officials are waiting on Georgia Department of Transportation workers to test the road.

"He then passed her, backed up, got out of the car and then guided her into his vehicle," said Lt. Christopher Rorey with the DeKalb County Special Victims Unit. Rorey said the girl recorded the lewd conversation in the SUV with her phone right before Joyner let her go. While investigating the incident, ...
DeKalb County, GA. - Hundreds of DeKalb County residents packed a school auditorium on Monday night to discuss safety concerns with county officials. DeKalb County District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson is hosting the Public Safety Town Hall Meeting to allow residents to discuss various public ...
DECATUR, GA -- Emergency crews were on hand Monday morning at a DeKalb County government building that was evacuated after what was described as an "unknown odor in the air." According to DeKalb County Fire and Rescue, the DeKalb County Public Safety Building, at 3630 Camp Cir., was ...
Other top stories this past week from DeKalb County Patch sites included a $10,000 reward in the case of a missing CDC employee. By Doug Gross, Patch Staff ... DECATUR, GA -- Here are some of the past week's top news posts from Decatur and other DeKalb County Patch sites. You can scroll through ...
DeKalb County, GA. - Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting at a hotel in DeKalb County. DeKalb police tell Channel 2 Action News that the shooting was reported at the Haven Hotel on Memorial Drive near Stone Mountain. Investigators said one person is detained, but they're trying to ...
DeKalb County police said several people are detained. police said around 4 a.m. Sunday, they got a 911 call of shots fired and rushed to the scene. When they arrived, they said a man was dead in a driveway. Investigators say a party was going on, when the man died. Channel 2's Rikki Klaus spoke to a ...
DeKalb County, GA. - The body of a man, shot multiple times, was found behind a church in DeKalb County Thursday. His body was in the parking lot of the First AME Church of Gresham Road. DeKalb County police homicide detectives, the medical examiner, and crime scene investigators were all ...
The city recently took over operations of the rec center from DeKalb County. Beth Ganga, who oversaw the project, said city staff had to buy more paint and brushes for additional volunteers. "[The volunteers] finished the work that we wanted them to do very quickly, so we were able to get more areas of the ...
However, there were also far too many transactions where this wasn't the case--due to our operational missteps." The announcement of babies "R" Us closing comes two weeks after the Sam's Clubs on Jan. 11. The Stonecrest location was the only store in Georgia to close. Four other Babies "R" Us stores ...
A breathtaking fire rescue caught on camera, and seen around the country, received special recognition in DeKalb County, Georgia on Tuesday. "I'm extremely proud to honor the more than 60 firefighters that worked together on that cold January 3 morning to rescue more than 100 residents," said DeKalb ...
DeKalb County wants to join the cities of Atlanta and Clarkston in decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but a change in state law is needed. Clarkston in 2016 became the first city in Georgia to relax marijuana laws, making possession of less than an ounce of marijuana no longer ...
DeKalb County, GA. - DeKalb County police are looking for some new recruits, and if you're a woman, even better. The Background and Recruitment Unit is holding is first hiring forum for women Tuesday. Of the 700 sworn officers in the department only about 15 percent of them are women. Lt Lesa ...
DeKalb County schools ask parents to weigh in on make up day plan ... DeKalb County, GA. - Local school ... In DeKalb County, Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green is taking back two teacher work days and the third day he said he's going to put out in a survey and let parents be part of the decision.
DECATUR, GA -- DeKalb County emergency officials were warning residents to stay off of the roads Wednesday morning, as snow and ice from an ... Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal issued a state of emergency late Tuesday for 83 counties, spanning much of north and central Georgia, urging Georgians to stay ...
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There's a chance that metro Atlanta will get dusted with snow, Tuesday, and, as always, a chief question is, 'Will schools be closed?'" The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will keep with with the schools systems from Cobb to Clayton, Atlanta to Gwinnett and let you know when we know. With the snow in ...
DeKalb County, GA. -- Eight children were among 12 people injured after a fire broke out an apartment complex in DeKalb County early Wednesday January 3. Captain Jackson with DeKalb County Fire Rescue said the call came in around 5 a.m. for reports of a fire at the Avondale Forest Apartments ...
A dramatic scene of a Georgia firefighter catching a child dropped from an apartment fire was captured on another firefighter's helmet camera. The video was posted to social media Sunday by the firefighters' union in DeKalb County, outside Atlanta. In the video, third-generation firefighter Capt. Scott Stroup ...
Eric Jackson, with DeKalb County Fire and Rescue, told Channel 2 Action News that four adults and eight children were hurt in the fire. He said their injuries were minor and mostly related to smoke inhalation. firefighters kicked in doors and ushered out residents when they arrived on the scene, Jackson ...
DeKalb County, GA. - police are searching for an armed robber who climbed through the window of a McDonald's drive-thru. surveillance video shows a man running past cars in line on Jan. 2 around 11:30 p.m. at the McDonald's on Wesley Chapel Road. The man then grabbed the cashier through the ...
A program recently instituted by the DeKalb County Public Library (DCPL) will attempt improve that number by bringing books into the barbershop. Barbershop ... DCPL is the first Barbershop Books sponsor in Georgia and has one barbershop--ITNOJ Barbershop in Scottdale--on board as a host site.
DeKalb County, GA. - Channel 2 Action News learned that a DeKalb County middle school principal resigned this week as the district moved to fire him for drinking heavily and groping another educator at an off-campus conference last fall. School superintendent Dr. Stephen Green wrote to Myron ...
"The decision to close our Lithonia store is not an easy one, but, as a company, we are committed to continuing our growth and investment in Georgia." Walmart said it plans to close the store to the public by Jan. 30. The pharmacy will be open to customers through Jan. 23. "Our pharmacy staff will work with ...
A lookout is posted across the Southeast for a Dekalb County woman wanted for killing her infant daughter. crime Stoppers of Greater Atlanta issued a bulletin for Estefania Roman-Aguilar, 19, who is the subject of a U.S. Marshals Service manhunt. Roman-Aguilar could be living with her father, Jose ...
DeKalb County, GA. - The remodeled Chick-fil-A on North Druid Hills is now open! People camped out outside of the DeKalb County restaurant overnight in anticipation of Thursday's grand re-opening... and to win free Chick-fil-A for a year! Chick-fil-A employees handed out cards to 100 people early ...
A DeKalb County husband and wife were recently charged with dogfighting after officials received complaints of suspicious activity at a residence at 421 Cedar Grove Place in Ellenwood. According to DeKalb County detective Jason Gagnon, two people were charged with dogfighting and police are ...
Those who have visited Montgomery, Ala., but haven't been in a while are likely to be surprised with what is happening in the city. Those who haven't made it to the city yet are advised to add it to their "Next Trip" wish list. Montgomery, which is the capital of Alabama, boasts a "capital of dreams" moniker.
According to the Georgia Department of public health, Georgia ranks in the top 12 of prescription opioid deaths. "There will be no cost to the DeKalb County taxpayers with this filing. Our office is committed to working with the county in its efforts to combat the devastation these painkillers continue to cause," ...
Her father, Jose Hilario-Gomez, 40, is wanted for armed robbery in Brookhaven in 2015. Investigators believe the two are together. The U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force is looking for the two, who they believe could be in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina or South Carolina.
DeKalb County, GA. - firefighters are on the scene of an apartment fire in DeKalb County. The fire happened at Sterling Ridge Apartments on Ashley Place near Stone Mountain. Channel 2 Action News has learned one building was destroyed in the blaze that included five units. We were told neighbors ...
They were fighting a dog ring, according to DeKalb County police, but now 18 dogs are safe thanks to officers. ... DeKalb County, GA. ... Prior to the incident the shelter already had already had an event scheduled for Saturday in honor of the University of Georgia going to the National Championship.
"Out of an abundance of caution, we are closing non-essential agencies to ensure our employees' safety as well as ensure the Georgia Department of Transportation's ability to maintain and treat our roads," Deal said in a statement. "This closure will run from Columbus across to Augusta and northward.
8; DeKalb County schools - Three-hour delay on Monday, Jan. 8; Etowah County Schools - Three-hour delay on Monday, Jan. 8; Fort Payne City Schools - Three-hour delay on Monday, Jan. 8; Guntersville City Schools - Two-hour delay on Monday, Jan. 8; Jackson County Schools - Three- hour delay on ...


 

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