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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 ...
The service is predicting accumulations of up to 0.03 inches of ice in Atlanta and more in the northwest corner of Georgia. In Atlanta, according to the service, the low overnight is expected to be 29 degrees, and the high Jan. 8 is supposed to be 40. For the Atlanta and Fulton districts, the expected traffic ...
DeKalb County, GA. - They were fighting a dog ring, according to DeKalb County police, but now 17 dogs are safe thanks to officers. ... 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.
students at Druid Hills high school are hoping for a warmer day inside their classrooms Friday after a miserable first day back from the holiday break. Problems with a boiler in the main building -- which was built in the 1920s -- left parts of the building with no heat Thursday. "I was shivering. Everybody was ...
DeKalb County, GA. - Crews rescued several people, including children, after a car crashed into an embankment filled with water in DeKalb County Friday morning. Fire Rescue Capt. Eric Jackson told Channel 2 Action News that a car lost control on Panthersville Road near Tolliver Road and crashed ...
At one point, the trip time from Ga. 316 to I-285 was 119 ... A wrong-way driver was killed early Friday in a violent two-vehicle crash on I-85 South in DeKalb County, police said. The driver was identified as Juan Cisneros Alvarez, 23, of Atlanta, according to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner's office.
A new analysis of performance with at-risk student groups shows that fewer than half the schools in DeKalb County "beat the odds." The annual statistical analysis by the Governor's Office of Student Achievement compares schools' ability to teach based on student characteristics that are "outside the ...
DeKalb County has released a list of roads that are still closed after snow blanketed the Atlanta area on Wednesday. In another sign that ... DECATUR, Ga. - Due to dangerous road conditions, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division suspends all administrative and field operations for Thursday, Jan. 18.
DeKalb County assistant fire chief Jeff Crump saw flames tearing through the Avondale Forest Apartments early Wednesday and immediately heard ... such as food, clothing, lodging, replacement medications and other essentials," American Red Cross of Georgia spokeswoman Divina Mims-Puckett said.
DeKalb County, GA. - DeKalb County ... DeKalb County police tell Channel 2 Action News it began with a robbery at the restaurant on Evans Mill Road early Sunday morning. ... The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrived on the scene at 8:30 a.m. DeKalb police said they will take over the investigation.
Cherokee, Cobb, Marietta, Carroll, Douglas, and Paulding County schools will be closed due to lingering affects of Friday's snowstorm. Staff members in Carroll County school are expected to report at 10 a.m., but Douglas County staff members have another day off. "This includes all employees, including ...
DeKalb County, GA. - The search for two armed robbers ended in a gun battle with DeKalb County police early Sunday. Investigators say the pair robbed a Waffle House restaurant around 3 a.m. on Evans Mill Road. They left with cash. Hours later, a description of the vehicle involved in the heist ...
Georgia drivers can get vehicle tags and pay annual registration fees at three kiosks that opened at metro Atlanta Kroger stores this week. ... The kiosks are located at Kroger stores in DeKalb County at 6678 Covington Highway, in Newton County at 5341 Highway 20 South and in Cobb County at 3240 ...
December 7, 2017 Atlanta - Ruby Wanlaan, 7, plays as a wintry mix of sleet and snow is falling in East Atlanta Village on Thursday, December 6, 2017. According to the latest forecast, there is a 60 percent chance of precipitation Friday, and the wintry mix could continue through the afternoon.
DeKalb County, GA. - Authorities are at the scene of a school bus crash in DeKalb County. The accident involving a Rockdale County schools bus was reported on I-20W at Moreland Avenue. GDOT officials tell Channel 2 Action News that one student and one adult were injured in the crash.
Snow started around noon on Tuesday and spread across North Georgia covering the ground, closing schools and businesses and creating gridlock on ... DeKalb County Schools announced just after noon Friday that students and staff would be released early due to falling snow, which forecasts suggest ...
1:48 p.m.: Another wave of snow is expected across North Georgia at 9 p.m. "We will not be done with this until we head toward late tonight, early tomorrow ... Based on the forecast of inclement weather for the remainder of the day, the DeKalb County school District (DCSD) is canceling all extracurricular ...
A car hit the garage and went through the back of a DeKalb County home following a deadly road rage shooting. Story Highlights ... A car crashed into a home following a road rage shooting that killed the father of a 22-month-old boy, DeKalb County police said -- and the gunman remains on the run.
DECATUR, GA -- The Dekalb County police are investigating a midnight road rage incident in which a driver was shot to death and crashed his car into a house, according to media reports. The gunman remained at large Thursday and was driving a dark-colored SUV, described as a mercury Mountaineer, ...
DeKalb County police: Man killed in road rage shooting. By: Kaitlyn Pratt. Posted: Dec 07 2017 05:47AM EST. Video Posted: Dec 07 2017 ... DeKalb County, GA. - DeKalb County police are investigating a deadly road rage incident late Wednesday night. Just before midnight, investigators said Cedric Williams, 22, ...
Burrell Ellis is photographed in the office of the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia in Atlanta, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. The former DeKalb County CEO whose convictions on corruption charges were tossed out by the state's highest court has been named political director for the ACLU of Georgia.
DeKalb County, GA. - A DeKalb County elementary school was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning while police investigated a possible shooting nearby, according to police. Police told Channel 2's Audrey Washington that Fairington Elementary School on the 500 block of Phillip Bradley Drive in ...
DeKalb County, GA. - police have identified the man for which they are searching in connection to the deadly shooting of a postal worker at a DeKalb County post office on Monday evening. DeKalb County police said Quantez D'Ante Tyre is wanted for the murder of 22-year-old Tyrika Terrell. Terrell was ...
DeKalb County, GA. ... man has turned himself into police, and are interviewing him to find a motive for the shooting death of a 16-year-old in her DeKalb County bedroom Monday night. ... police said Carl Moore turned himself in to DeKalb County Police Tuesday afternoon at police headquarters.
DeKalb County, GA. - Stolen guns are on the streets after a burglary in DeKalb County. surveillance video shows the young thieves running ...


 

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