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Bystander Shot, I-285 Traffic Alert, Ice Bucket Challenges and Arson Suspect

Bystander Shot, I-285 Traffic Alert, Ice Bucket Challenges and Arson Suspect

Plus, dogs rescued from a puppy mill are ready for adoption. Top posts from Ga. Patch sites.
WOW House: $1.4M Contemporary Home Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright

WOW House: $1.4M Contemporary Home Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright

This unique home in Decatur offers a gourmet kitchen, rooftop terrace and a stunning master suite.
Trail Attack Sketch, Lightning Strikes Boy, Gun Ban and Ebola Patient Release

Trail Attack Sketch, Lightning Strikes Boy, Gun Ban and Ebola Patient Release

Plus, a deputy is recognized for his good deed. Our top posts from Ga. Patch sites.
Police Add Second Resource Officer to City Schools of Decatur

Police Add Second Resource Officer to City Schools of Decatur

Officer Kim Horton is starting the new school year in a new position, working within school buildings as a resource officer.
'Really Scary:' 9-Year-Old Boy Struck by Lightning

'Really Scary:' 9-Year-Old Boy Struck by Lightning

A DeKalb County youth had lightning travel through a couch and his leg, calling it “really scary.”
2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival Announces Stellar Children's Program

2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival Announces Stellar Children's Program

Which authors and illustrators will attend the Children’s Stage and Teen Stage? And who is giving the Kidnote Address?
Jobless Rate Creeps Up for DeKalb County

Jobless Rate Creeps Up for DeKalb County

Unemployment in metro Atlanta climbed to 8 percent for July, mostly because of seasonal layoffs.
Open Houses in Decatur

Open Houses in Decatur

Every week, Patch and Zillow team to bring you open houses in the area.
Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
Series Focuses on Healthy Brains, Health Emotions

Series Focuses on Healthy Brains, Health Emotions

The Third Thursday series on Aug. 21 will explore how health conditions can affect the brain, mood and memory.
UPDATE: Dunwoody Location of BBQ Restaurant Closes

UPDATE: Dunwoody Location of BBQ Restaurant Closes

Old Hickory House has reportedly closed its doors in Dunwoody, but the Tucker location is still in business.
2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival Announces Diverse LGBT Track

2014 AJC Decatur Book Festival Announces Diverse LGBT Track

Find the lineup for featured presenters, poetry and panels for the LGBT track here.
Homes for Sale in Decatur

Homes for Sale in Decatur

Some of the latest home listings in the area, provided by Zillow.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
20 Job Openings in Decatur: Marshalls, Bank of America, Macy's and More

20 Job Openings in Decatur: Marshalls, Bank of America, Macy's and More

Sales associates, project managers, beauty advisors and more.
How to Post on Patch

How to Post on Patch

Interested in blogging or posting an announcement on Patch's bulletin board? Step by step instructions.
Report: Atlanta Job Market Rebound Leads To Population Growth

Report: Atlanta Job Market Rebound Leads To Population Growth

The 10-county Atlanta region added more than 50,000 people between April 1, 2013 and April 1, 2014.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
DeKalb CEO: Builders on Senior Centers Not Fulling Contracts

DeKalb CEO: Builders on Senior Centers Not Fulling Contracts

DeKalb County senior citizens recently complained that work to build three centers is months behind schedule. The interim CEO agreed.
Meet DeKalb Animal Services Pets of the Week

Meet DeKalb Animal Services Pets of the Week

Sasha and Luigi are only two of the many animals that need a forever home. Adoption rates have been lowered through the end of August.