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DECATUR, Ga. – As part of Governor Brian P. Kemp’s push to increase COVID-19 testing in Georgia, especially among symptomatic citizens of any age with direct exposure to COVID-19 and their family members, the DeKalb County Board of Health will begin accepting testing appointments immediately. RELATED: Here’s How You Can Get A COVID-19 Drive-Thru Test In […]

On December 5th 2017,  Atlanta Municipal General Run-Off Election will take place and we want to make sure you are prepared for this important election.  Here are a few things to know: Early voting is from November 27th to December 3rd in DeKalb County &  November 27th to December 1st in Fulton County If you are a DeKalb […]

A local Dekalb County neighborhood is mourning the lost of a student after a tragic accident in Tampa, Florida. Dunwoody High School student and member of cross-country team, Phineas Haq, passed away on April 4th. His peers say he fell while on a run and passed out after suffering a head injury. The principal announced […]

According to Fox5 ATL,Xavier Sanders, a Dekalb County math teacher at Bethune Middle, was arrested November 28 after police found him at a park with a 13-year-old girl in August. Police said the two were found inside a vehicle and looked “suspicious.” Sanders was expected to appear at a tribunal hearing Thursday morning at the DeKalb County School Board headquarters to make […]

An officer in DeKalb County in the state of Georgia has been indicted on murder charges connected with a 2015 shooting. DeKalb County Officer Robert Olsen shot and killed Air Force veteran Anthony Hill in March of that year, who was reportedly naked and unarmed at the time of the shooting. The grand jury overseeing […]

Deputies in DeKalb County have come under fire after a family posted video online of officers raiding their Ellenwood home. DeKalb County Sheriff Tom Brown told the AJC that said he understands why his deputies were frustrated when serving a warrant last month, however they will be disciplined for their over-aggressive actions and abusive language. […]

Chief Keef was arrested in DeKalb County yesterday (May 20) for disorderly conduct. While details surrounding the arrest of the 17-year-old rapper were unclear at first, it’s now been revealed that he was busted for smoking marijuana at a fancy hotel. According to the booking sheet, Keef — real name Keith Cozart — was listed […]

  “Do You Know A Community Hero?” Nomination deadline for 2013 awards is Thursday, March 14   DECATUR – DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis is seeking nominations for the 2013 CEO’s Community Hero Awards. The event, presented by The Champion Newspaper and DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, honors individuals and organizations that have made a […]

Ten metro Atlanta law officers have been arrested on corruption charges in a federal investigation that alleges the officers facilitated drug deals for a street gang. An FBI SWAT team arrested the officers on Tuesday for taking payoffs to protect cocaine deals taking place in shopping centers and school parking lots, the AJC reports. Some […]

The two men shot and killed in a church parking lot outside a Stone Mountain funeral were apparently also the gunmen who were shooting at each other. DeKalb County police told FOX 5 News that the two men were involved in a fight in the parking lot which ended up in a shootout after the […]

DeKalb County police are investigating a shooting that left two people dead and four injured outside a funeral in Stone Mountain. The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Victory for the World Church on North Hairston Road. Police have detained three people in the shooting. The funeral was being held for Ryan Guider, […]

DeKalb County Schools has lifted a ban on marching band activities that it instituted in December in the wake of the hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion, a Southwest DeKalb High School graduate. In making the announcement, DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Cheryl Atkinson said the school district will continue to look into […]