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U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Decatur Schools Make List  Decatur, GA Patch

Georgia Schools Make Elite U.S. News List - Decatur-Avondale Estates, GA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday.



adidas Gauntlet: 2020 PG K.D. Johnson taking his time with recruitment  USA TODAY High School Sports

Elite point guard K.D. Johnson is *content* with his list of schools as it stands, but remains open.



More than 80 sign on National Signing Day  Champion

The long snapper position isn't a highly recruited position. However, long snappers do receive college scholarship offers and Cedar Grove High School long ...



Group of high school students have Social Security numbers compromised  FOX 5 Atlanta

As if preparing for life after high school graduation isn't enough stress, a group of students in DeKalb County now has to worry about having their identities stolen ...



Mercer men's basketball signs pair of in-state recruits  wgxa.tv

MACON, Ga. – Mercer men's basketball head coach Greg Gary announced the signing of two in-state recruits on Wednesday afternoon, marking his first pair of ...



3-star Georgia DB Jamel Starks sets official visit to Syracuse football  syracuse.com

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Class of 2019 defensive back Jamel Starks has scheduled an official visit with Syracuse football for the final weekend before National Signing ...



Southwest DeKalb finds strength on the gridiron after sudden death of head coach  11alive.com

DECATUR, Ga. -- Michael Tanks Sr.'s presence loomed larger than life. The husband, father of three, former Florida State University All-American and head ...



VIDEO: 3-star RB Jamel Starks flips his way into end zone  USA TODAY High School Sports

Jamel Starks, the three-star running back for Southwest Dekalb High, used an attempted tackle to vault his way in for a critical TD.



Colts select defensive back Rock Ya-Sin in NFL Draft  247Sports

The Indianapolis Colts have selected former Temple defensive back Rock Ya-Sin with the 34th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Ya-Sin spent his first three ...



State Farm Scholars to Graduate  Georgia State University News

24 State Farm Scholars given a surprise scholarship to attend Georgia State University Perimeter College will receive their associate degrees.



DeKalb Schools 2018 Graduation Dates Announced  Decatur, GA Patch

DeKalb Schools 2018 Graduation Dates Announced - Decatur-Avondale Estates, GA - Decatur High School also has announced the time and location of its ...



Arrest Made In DeKalb College Students Shooting Death  Decatur, GA Patch

Arrest Made In DeKalb Student's Shooting Death - Decatur-Avondale Estates, GA - Christopher Starks was a high school football standout who transferred to ...



Social media threat targets five DeKalb County schools, officials say  Atlanta Journal Constitution

District officials increased security after threat brought to their attention.



Newly opened Supreme Burger in Decatur aims to satisfy community  MDJOnline.com

A new restaurant serving unique, gourmet burgers plus chicken wings, fried fish and more recently opened in Decatur.



Todd McShay has Eagles taking Rock Ya-Sin in updated mock draft  247Sports

Another mock draft that has the Philadelphia Eagles taking a cornerback. This time, Todd McShay entered the foray as he had the Eagles taking Temple ...



Georgia State's Perimeter College State Farm Scholars Graduate At 2019 Spring Commencement  Georgia State University News

DECATUR, Ga.—Georgia State University's Perimeter College graduated its first group of State Farm Scholars at its Decatur Campus this week, two years after ...



Police: High school student gunned down in front of home  FOX 5 Atlanta

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A high school student was gunned down in front of his DeKalb County home, according to police. Officers said Keschon Kerns' family ...



Stadium renamed for William Buck Godfrey  Champion

As former Southwest DeKalb High School football coach William 'Buck' Godfrey walked on the field at the former Panthersville Stadium, a number of emotions ...



Has Syracuse turned the corner? The offense will decide  Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

For several years now, the Syracuse Orange men's basketball team has been tough to watch on offense. Though plenty of other teams find success playing at a ...



Lack of parental participation in south DeKalb schools of top concern for residents  MDJOnline.com

In an auditorium designed for at least a thousand, a little under 20 individuals gathered to share their thoughts on education in a portion of south DeKalb.



Daisa Alexander signs with Auburn women's basketball  Auburn Tigers Official Athletic Site

AUBURN, Ala. -- Daisa Alexander , a guard from Decatur, Ga., has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Auburn, head coach Terri ...



Five high school athletes to represent Georgia in MLB’s Softball Breakthrough Series  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Major League Baseball's second annual Softball Breakthrough Series will begin in less than two weeks and five Georgia high school softball players are ...



Saved by the Stick: Lacrosse Success Stories Form Common Bond in Decatur, Ga.  US Lacrosse Magazine

usman Sy slipped on his white Cascade helmet, grabbed his blue STX lacrosse stick and made his way to Ebster Park, one of the only fields in Decatur, Ga., ...



Paine welcomes big class during Fall Convocation as it seeks second accreditation  The Augusta Chronicle

Paine College President Jerry Hardee said the school is looking at a second accreditation as it works back from financial trouble and welcomed a number of ...



Custodian who died at local school identified  11alive.com

A night custodian at Martin Luther King Jr. High School was found dead Thursday morning. DeKalb County Public Safety Chief Donald Smith said he does not ...



Holiday Hero: William “Buck” Godfrey  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When William “Buck” Godfrey was growing up in Charleston, S.C., he was chosen to join a select group of African-American boys for a Little League Baseball ...



Olympic champ Angelo Taylor continues to coach despite guilty plea in Georgia case  OCRegister

Two-time Olympic champion Angelo Taylor posted a reminder on his Instagram Sunday. “Summer track season begins!!” Taylor, the 2000 and 2008 Olympic 400 ...



Decatur High band students participating in College Football Championship ceremony  Decaturish.com

About 50 members of the Decatur High Marching Band will be a part of the opening ceremonies for the College Football National Championship being played ...



WVU Recruiting Roundup: Countdown To Signing Day – WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage  Blue Gold News

With college football's early signing period (Dec. 19-21) quickly approaching, West Virginia is putting together some of the final pieces for its class of 2019 puzzle ...



Introducing the Scouting Combine cornerbacks  247Sports

Everybody has a story. We'll tell those stories in our annual preview of the Scouting Combine. The NFL on Feb. 7 invited 338 players to this year's Scouting ...



South Gwinnett names Steve Davenport new head football coach  Gwinnett Prep Sports

South Gwinnett has selected Steve Davenport as its next head football coach.



Old meets new  Champion

The past and present came together Aug. 18 when the Southwest DeKalb High School football team debuted its new gold jerseys against Redan. The jerseys ...



Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 13th Anniversary Of Pastor Samuel Jackson  The Chattanoogan

Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 North Chamberlain Ave. in Chattanooga, invites the public to the 13th Pastoral Anniversary *Service* honoring Pastor ...



Milk home delivery in metro Atlanta is now a thing of the past  SaportaReport

By Maria Saporta. It is an end of an era. This past week marked the end of home delivery of milk products in metro Atlanta. Mathis. A sign of the R.L. Mathis ...



Kansas stop cemented LB's belief in Bielema  WholeHogSports

Richardson linebacker Gabe Richardson (21) closes in on Iowa Western quarterback AJ Bush during a game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in Hutchinson, Kan.



U.S. News: Best high schools in metro Atlanta  Atlanta Journal Constitution

More than 30 Atlanta area high schools are among the top high schools in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best High Schools list.



Beloved pastor Ralph Easterwood turns 80 | News  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — James “Brother Ralph” Easterwood was born Aug. 10, 1935.



30,000 in Atlanta march, hear emotional pleas on gun violence  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Students, parents and others will gather to march in downtown Atlanta in the March for Our Lives in support of the Parkland shooting victims.



Donation from NBA Hall-of-Famer helps keep local nonprofit in the game  MDJOnline.com

A recent donation of $10000 from Shaquille O'Neal was a sign from God to keep going according to the founder of nonprofit Sporty Girls, Inc., Rashan Ali.



Meter reader honors mother's sacrifices, retirement by giving to 21 Catholic schools  Georgia Bulletin

ATLANTA—Jeannie Byrd was a single mother of two young sons when she moved to Georgia 40 years ago. Byrd worked in the field of social work and was ...



1985 signing class helped change FSU football history  Tallahassee.com

It was 30 years ago this month when Florida State's 1985 signing class practiced for the first time in garnet and gold. The class helped reshape FSU's football ...



Waltar Bright to enter Allen University Hall Of Fame  Lehighvalleylive.com

Waltar Bright's football career started with a hall-of-fame caliber team and will end up with him being inducted into his college's hall of fame. The 71-year old ...



Willie “Bill” Bussey, 77: Former Eastern pilot wished to fly as a child  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When Willie Bussey was 16, like most teens he was excited about getting his license. But unlike most teens, Bussey wanted a license to fly more than he wanted ...



Princeton Sprinters Have Diverse Interests but One Goal  New York Times

An aspiring geologist, a hip-hop dancer, a crooner and a trombonist ran the 4x400-meter relay in 3:07.57, an Ivy League record, but are aiming higher.



2018 40 Under 40: Clarence Bethea, Upsie  Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Entrepreneurship thrives when opportunity, tenacity and innovation blend together, and that combination happens to describe Clarence Bethea, as well.



Miss USA 2014 Contestants Pictures: Meet 51 Women Competing For Crown, Spot In Miss Universe Beauty Pageant [PHOTOS]  Latin Times

This weekend 51 of the most beautiful women will compete to be crowned Miss USA 2014, live from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Meet them here and tell us who ...



Photos: Bishop Eddie Long through the years | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic  WSB Radio

Photos of the career of Bishop Eddie Long, who died Jan. 15, 2017, after a battle with cancer. He was 63.



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