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Kevin Madigan

Kevin Madigan began writing in his early teens, when he helped publish a magazine while at boarding school in England. Since moving to Georgia in the late 1980s, he has written for various publications, including Atlanta Business Chronicle, MTV, Atlanta Music Guide and Creative Loafing, where he was the Online Music Editor. Madigan contributed to the launch of the local CitySearch.com and wrote a regular column for Atlanta Style & Design. He is also a licensed Spanish translator and interpreter who earned his certification from the Department of Modern Languages at Georgia State University. Born in New York, Madigan has also lived in Spain and in Miami, where he met his wife, with whom he lives in Tucker. They have two children, both in their twenties. He can be reached at 404-769-2451 and Kevin.Madigan@Patch.com

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DeKalb Issues State of Emergency Wednesday

DeKalb Issues State of Emergency Wednesday

DeKalb County: 'Many of our county roads are impassable due to ice, traffic gridlock or both, caused by the sudden and severe winter weather.'
DeKalb Issues State of Emergency Wednesday

DeKalb Issues State of Emergency Wednesday

DeKalb County: 'Many of our county roads are impassable due to ice, traffic gridlock or both, caused by the sudden and severe winter weather.'
Road Closures in DeKalb Announced

Road Closures in DeKalb Announced

The county listed road closings Tuesday evening.
Road Closures in DeKalb Announced

Road Closures in DeKalb Announced

The county listed road closings Tuesday evening.
UPDATED: DeKalb Schools Closing Wednesday

UPDATED: DeKalb Schools Closing Wednesday

Forecasts now calling for more than 2 inches of snow today and tonight in the Stone Mountain-Lithonia area.
UPDATED: DeKalb Schools Closing Wednesday

UPDATED: DeKalb Schools Closing Wednesday

Forecasts now calling for more than 2 inches of snow today and tonight in the Tucker area.
Jawbones vs. Sawbones Basketball Benefit Coming Up

Jawbones vs. Sawbones Basketball Benefit Coming Up

The Stone Mountain and Lilburn Woman's Clubs are getting together for the third annual event.
DeKalb Schools Closing Early Tuesday

DeKalb Schools Closing Early Tuesday

The announcement was just made by the DeKalb County School District.
DeKalb Schools Closing Early Tuesday

DeKalb Schools Closing Early Tuesday

The announcement was just made by the DeKalb County School District.
Jobs Roundup: Servers, Financiers, and More

Jobs Roundup: Servers, Financiers, and More

A list of new job openings in Stone Mountain and Lithonia, and a link to lots of other ones.
Jobs Roundup: Nurses, Real Estate Sales, and More

Jobs Roundup: Nurses, Real Estate Sales, and More

Available openings around Tucker, and a link to many more.
Records Fall at 2014 DeKalb Swim Championships

Records Fall at 2014 DeKalb Swim Championships

Tucker junior Cash DeLoache broke his own records from 2013.
Stone Mountain Goodwill Opens This Week

Stone Mountain Goodwill Opens This Week

The new store is located at 1450 East Park Place Blvd.
News Nearby: Police Investigating Fatal High School Shooting

News Nearby: Police Investigating Fatal High School Shooting

A Gwinnett County Public Schools spokesperson says the shooting involved students.
News Nearby: Police Investigating Fatal High School Shooting

News Nearby: Police Investigating Fatal High School Shooting

A Gwinnett County Public Schools spokesperson says the shooting involved students.