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Decatur Woman Receives Award for Volunteer Service

Decatur Woman Receives Award for Volunteer Service

The chairman of the board at International Community School in Decatur volunteers 40 hours per week on top of a full-time job.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Riverdale Teen Arrested for Allegedly Detonating Homemade Bomb

Riverdale Teen Arrested for Allegedly Detonating Homemade Bomb

Clayton County Police arrested a 16-year-old teen Wednesday night after responding to reports of a detonated explosive device at his Riverdale home.
Educator Brings Home New Tech Tips For Grade School Learning

Educator Brings Home New Tech Tips For Grade School Learning

A Hawthorne Elementary School library media specialist participated in workshops and seminars, learning how to use the latest technology for digital learning.
Police Search for Evidence in Fatal Clairview Drive Shooting

Police Search for Evidence in Fatal Clairview Drive Shooting

Chamblee police are investigating a Friday shooting that killed one man and injured his nephew by Cairview Drive.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
911 Calls Go Unanswered; Chief Says Cell Phone Carrier to Blame

911 Calls Go Unanswered; Chief Says Cell Phone Carrier to Blame

A cell phone carrier is to blame for some DeKalb County residents' calls to 911 not going through, say authorities. Brookhaven will switch 911 systems next month because of complaints.
Tour Station During DeKalb Fire Department Open House

Tour Station During DeKalb Fire Department Open House

DeKalb County Fire and Rescue Services will hold an open house Wednesday, July 23, at Fire Station 1 on Clifton Road.
National Bar Association Honors DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James

National Bar Association Honors DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James

DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James will receive the "My Brother’s Keeper” award from the National Bar Association for improving the opportunities for boys and young men of colo
Bill Adds Screening for Elderly Georgians to Keep Drivers License

Bill Adds Screening for Elderly Georgians to Keep Drivers License

Elderly Georgia drivers would have to have a note from a doctor certifying they are capable of driving in order to keep their license under proposed legislation.
Elections 2014: 2 DeKalb Polling Places Moved for July 22 Runoffs

Elections 2014: 2 DeKalb Polling Places Moved for July 22 Runoffs

Political pundits expect turnout to be low Tuesday for runoff elections across Georgia. Polls open at 7 a.m.
Reminder: Decatur Residents Can Comment on Development Ordinance This Week

Reminder: Decatur Residents Can Comment on Development Ordinance This Week

Decatur residents can review and comment on the development guides at a series of meetings this week.
Cityhood Efforts Simmer Across DeKalb County

Cityhood Efforts Simmer Across DeKalb County

Efforts across DeKalb County to finetune pitches for cityhood before next year’s Georgia General Assembly are continuing this summer.
Former DeKalb Cop Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

Former DeKalb Cop Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

A former DeKalb County Police officer will spend five years in prison for asking sexual favors of two women.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
DeKalb Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

DeKalb Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Pamela Ballin of DeKalb County was convicted of murdering her husband in their home.
Decatur: Learn How to Avoid Too-Good-To-Be-True Scams

Decatur: Learn How to Avoid Too-Good-To-Be-True Scams

Learn how to avoid scams that sound too good to be true during a program on Thursday, July 17, at the Decatur Recreation Center.
‘Walkers’ Keep Out: GA Town OKs 15-Foot-High Wall to Deter Zombies

‘Walkers’ Keep Out: GA Town OKs 15-Foot-High Wall to Deter Zombies

The set for season 5 of AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” includes building a 15-foot high wall in Georgia to keep zombies, called “walkers” in the show, out.
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Send Us Your Tips, Decatur and Avondale Estates

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Credit Cards, Driver's License Among Stolen Mail: Police

Credit Cards, Driver's License Among Stolen Mail: Police

Decatur police say 36 residents had mail stolen by a Roswell man who was arrested Tuesday. Credit cards and a driver's license were among the pieces of mail taken.