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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.

SWD band to perform in Hawaii  Champion

Members of the Southwest DeKalb High School marching band will spend the Thanksgiving break in Hawaii. The band will travel to Waikiki, Hawaii, ...

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

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 ...

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.

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

District officials increased security after threat brought to their attention.

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 ...

Newly opened Supreme Burger in Decatur aims to satisfy community

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

Saxophonist giving old instruments new life  Champion

Musical instruments collecting dust in attics and closets can be given new life and new love, and Ryan Kilgore is on a mission to make that happen. Kilgore is ...

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 ...

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


During his sophomore year at Southwest DeKalb High School, Angelo Taylor was in his father's hometown, Macon, visiting the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.

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 ...

Body found inside Martin Luther King, Jr. High School  WSB Atlanta

DeKalb County authorities confirm to Channel 2 Action News that a body has been found inside Martin Luther King, Jr. High School. We have a crew on the way ...

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., ...

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 ...

Decatur High band students participating in College Football Championship ceremony

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 ...

DeKalb County opening playground at Bouldercrest Park  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Cedar Grove Community Association will hold an official opening and ribbon ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Beloved pastor Ralph Easterwood turns 80 | News  Henry Herald

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

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

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.

Frank Auman elected as Tucker's first mayor  Champion

Frank Auman, one of the leaders of the Tucker 2015 cityhood initiative, was elected as the city's first mayor on March 1. Auman won the mayoral seat with 69.89 ...

Georgia's DeKalb County Police Department Chooses BodyWorn™ As its Exclusive Body Camera Solution  PR Newswire

ATLANTA, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Utility announced that Georgia's DeKalb County Board of Commissioners has approved the purchase of 600 ...

Eight Cobb high schools on U.S. News’ best of Georgia list  Atlanta Journal Constitution

More than one in four of metro Atlanta's best high schools on the U.S. News & World Report's 2017 list for Georgia are in Cobb County.

Waltar Bright to enter Allen University Hall Of Fame

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 ...

1985 signing class helped change FSU football history

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 ...

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

PRINCETON, N.J. — They came to Princeton in separate classes and remain on divergent paths in their interests and academic careers. One travels to study ...

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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