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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 ...

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 ...

Here is the complete DeKalb County school graduation schedule for 2018  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County high schools will host graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2018 at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta.

DeKalb solicitor-general announces Dancing with the DeKalb Stars lineup

DeKalb County Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling has announced this year's “Dancing with the DeKalb Stars” fundraiser participants, including notable ...

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

DeKalb Schools officials said they're on high alert after a threat was received targeting five schools in the same area. A email sent to parents from Southwest ...

Southwest DeKalb finds strength on the gridiron after sudden death of head coach

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

Uniforms mandatory at Southwest DeKalb High  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Following the trend of many schools, Southwest DeKalb High School will require students to wear uniforms with the school logo when school begins in August ...

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.

What it takes: DeKalb valedictorians share secrets to success  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Now that high school seniors are graduating, the class of 2018 is ready for college. Some are headed to Harvard, MIT and other prestigious institutions out of ...

Autopsy inconclusive in death of Southwest DeKalb High graduate  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An autopsy performed Wednesday on the body of a University of Oregon gymnast Lauren Jones failed to determine what killed the 2014 Southwest DeKalb High ...

DeKalb SAT scores improve by nearly 20 points  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County schools improved their overall SAT score by 18 points, officials said.

Participants in second annual Dancing with the DeKalb Stars announced  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling unveiled this year's “DeKalb Stars,” participating in the second annual Dancing with the DeKalb ...

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.

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 ...

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.

High school seniors surprised with full scholarships to Georgia State  WSB Atlanta

The students will receive full-ride scholarships to attend two-year programs at Georgia State University's Decatur campus.

12 DeKalb high schools recognized for advanced placement programs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Just over half DeKalb County's high schools received advanced placement honors from the state Department of Education, officials announced Thursday.

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 ...

3 DeKalb County high schools recognized as nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb School of the Arts ranks as the top high school in metro Atlanta, U.S. News & World Report announced Tuesday in its annual list of best high schools in ...

DeKalb Schools announces high school graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County School District has announced its 2017 high school graduation dates and locations.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Custodian found dead inside DeKalb school; no signs of foul play  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A night custodian was found dead inside Martin Luther King Jr. High School in DeKalb County Thursday morning, a district spokesman said.

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 ...

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 ...

Body Found Inside Georgia High School

DeKalb County, Ga. – DeKalb County authorities confirm to Channel 2 Action News that a body has been found inside Martin Luther King, Jr. High School.

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 ...

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 school redistricting plans to be in place by late January  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The last time the DeKalb County School District tried to change student attendance boundaries, the process bogged down into a yearlong battle with rowdy ...

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 ...

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.

Ex-DeKalb football standout fatally shot at Savannah State  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Who was Christopher Starks?No one would've complained if Ray Starks had taken the night off from helping coach the Miller Grove High School football team.

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., ...

Deal suspends six of nine DeKalb school board members  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gov. Nathan Deal suspended two-thirds of DeKalb County's school board Monday, plunging the state's third-largest school district deeper into a leadership ...

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.

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. The district had eight of ...

DeKalb school administrator resigns after admitting he copied other people’s work  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A DeKalb County school administrator who copied other people's work in a report for which he was paid taxpayer money resigned nearly two weeks after ...

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

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

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 ...

Why 3 saxophonists are uniting for Mother’s Day concert  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Saxophonists Ryan Kilgore, Antonio Allen, Trey Daniels unite for Mother's Day 2017 'Saxy' concert in metro Atlanta.

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.

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 ...

GSU President Becker, wife give $500k for scholarships, athletics, arts  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia State University announced a $500,000 gift from President Mark Becker and his wife, Laura Voisinet, for student scholarships, athletics and the Rialto ...

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.

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 ...

“Winston-Salem State University is home”  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Motto: Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve Favorite Chant: Oooo Oooo Oooo. So hard to be a RAM-AM-AM. So hard to be a RAM-AM-AM.

Saxophonist Ryan Kilgore brings in younger audience for jazz  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ryan Kilgore promised his grandfather that he would never stop playing music. He kept his word. The jazz saxophonist, who started playing the horn at 10, ...

Atlanta Business Owner and Author Chosen as a Recipient of the Porsche Driving Force Award  PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The development of world-class talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is critical to global ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Who is Bishop Eddie Long?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Eddie Long, bishop of Atlanta's New Missionary Baptist Church, died early Sunday morning after a lengthy fight with an aggressive form of cancer. His death was ...

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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