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Six people taken into custody at Lithonia high school  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Lithonia high school went into lockdown early Wednesday morning. A little while later, after the lockdown was removed, four individuals were arrested in the ...

The 'Big Dawgs' Are Feasting At Lithonia  GPB

The offensive line is making the difference for Lithonia.

Mother claims teacher's verbal abuse pushed teen to attempt suicide; school investigating | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

The district said the focus of the investigation is on a personnel matter.

FOOTBALL: Forest Park at Lithonia Game Preview | Sports

Alabama commit Justin Eboigbe and the Forest Park Panthers will kick off the 2018 season on the road against Lithonia.

DeKalb school investigates teacher after parent cites verbal abuse of son  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A DeKalb County high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome to an investigation into alleged verbal abuse, which was ...

Forest Park falls just short in season-opening loss to Lithonia

In a seesaw kind of game on opening night at North DeKalb Stadium, the Forest Park Panthers battled for 48 minutes, but were unable to defeat the Lithonia ...

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.

WATCH: DeKalb man accidentally turns himself in on murder charge  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When police began trying to identify a suspect in a homicide at a DeKalb County shopping plaza last week, they found a few clues on the scene: a passport and ...

BREAKING: Nation’s No. 6 OT Broderick Jones has committed to UGA  DawgNation

Broderick Jones, the big 6-foot-6 rising junior offensive tackle from Lithonia High School, told DawgNation that he has committed to Georgia.

DeKalb SAT scores improve by nearly 20 points  Atlanta Journal Constitution

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

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 ...

DeKalb County School District adds K-9s to safety division

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) welcomed two new members to its Public Safety division in January 2018: K-9 units Rex and Rocky. The K-9s—tasked ...

Mother says son suspended for defending self from bully

A mother says her son, who has a heart condition, was attacked by classmates who locked him in a bathroom. But the school ended up punishing them all.

5-star OT commit Broderick Jones is a big UGA recruiting visitor for Vanderbilt  DawgNation

Broderick Jones is currently the only 5-star commitment for UGA recruiting in the class of 2020 at this time. He will be one of several 5-star headlines for tonight's ...

Which DeKalb schools have the most student suspensions?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

How does your school handle discipline problems? This new ranking of DeKalb County schools may surprise you. A searchable database by The Atlanta ...

Ex-school bookkeeper: Stealing students’ money was 'addicting' | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A DeKalb County bookkeeper was fired after she admitted to stealing about $15000 of deposits from Lithonia High School.

New principals at DeKalb County Schools announced

DeKalb County School District recently announced newly hired principals for the 2017-2018 school year.

School closings announced ahead of severe weather threat

Severe weather is headed to Georgia and schools have announced they're dismissing early. We will update this list as more closings or early dismissals come ...

Classmate sets girl's hair on fire and returns to school | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A mother is furious that a teen who set her daughter's hair on fire is back in the class. Jessica Connolly's daughter is in 10th grade at ...

DeKalb Schools announces high school graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

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

DeKalb County Schools begins graduations May 19  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County School District officials released the graduation schedule for the 2015-2016 school year, with ceremonies having begun Friday and running ...

Cops: DeKalb tormentors use hot spatula in 3 days of ‘savage’ torture  Atlanta Journal Constitution

One victim's head was allegedly held underwater in a bathtub to make him tell what happened to the product, the other burned with a barbecue spatula.

Lithonia man indicted in murder of woman at DeKalb bus stop  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A man arrested in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old woman at a DeKalb County bus stop last November has been indicted by a grand jury on multiple counts of ...

DeKalb County School District welcomes 17 new principals  Champion

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) welcomed 17 new principals to the school district July 24 as part of its Summer Leadership Conference at Miller Grove ...

FOOTBALL: Luella falls in home opener to Lithonia  Henry Herald

The Luella High Lions fell to 0-3 on the season with Friday night's 21-13 loss to Lithonia High.

DeKalb Schools high school valedictorians, salutatorians recognized  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The DeKalb County School District has announced its valedictorians and salutatorians for the class of 2017. High School graduation dates and locations were ...

Two Lithonia Schools Evacuated After Water Main Break

WSB-TV is reporting that Murphey Candler Elementary School and Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia have been evacuated due to a water main break.

Woman shot, killed at MARTA bus stop identified  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 2014 graduate of Lithonia High School, Marcaysia Dawkins was focused on her next goal.She planned to join the Navy, and was getting herself physically fit ...

DeKalb County dad accused of attacking daughter’s bullies  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A parent accused of fighting two 16-year-old girls was banned from school property, according to Channel 2 Action News.

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.

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

Now that DeKalb County seniors are graduating, the class of 2016 is ready for college, jobs or whatever comes next. Some are headed to Wesleyan University, ...

UGA recruiting: How the No. 1 class for 2019 shapes up so far  DawgNation

The UGA recruiting haul for 2019 is already very impressive. The Bulldogs still have the nation's no. 1 class. What's next? Who were the big misses? How will the ...

Veterans Middle football coach 'embraces' eighth grade recruiting attention  Covington News

Dante English knows who Rusty Mansell is, and he doesn't mind the fact that one of his top eighth graders also now knows who Mansell is.

BREAKING:Warren McClendon commits to UGA over South Carolina  247Sports

The Georgia Bulldogs have found some momentum in the month of July for recruiting. After landing Cal transfer and former five-star Demetris Robertson on ...

Full List of National Signing Day Commits  GPB

National Signing Day was a big one in the state of Georgia. Let's re-cap the day's events: *note: This is as of February 3, 2016. GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS.

Man pleads guilty to murder in 2014 MARTA bus stop shooting  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A DeKalb Superior Court judge Tuesday sentenced a man to life without parole after he pleaded guilty to murder and other crimes during an armed robbery at a ...

Chamblee High, Cross Keys High among 17 DeKalb Schools placed on National and State AP Honors Lists  The Brookhaven Post

Chamblee, GA, March 9, 2017 – The Post Reports – Chamblee Charter High School and Cross Keys High School are among 17 high schools in the DeKalb ...

Free meals available at many Ga. schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Summer break can be a source of anxiety for children who may not know where their next meal is coming from.

Police: Man held in DeKalb bus stop shooting suspected in rapes  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A man arrested last week in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old woman at a DeKalb County bus stop is suspected in three sexual assault cases in the county ...

FVSU Football Signs 32 Student-Athletes to National Letters of Intent

With just under 55 players returning from last year's championship team, Fort Valley States' Head Coach, Kevin Porter has announced the signing of 32 ...

Eddie Long's New Birth Church Holds Rally in Support of Family of Teen Murder Victim  Christian Post

Bishop Eddie Long and his Georgia-based megachurch congregation recently held a rally in support of a local family who recently lost their teenage daughter to ...

High schools to provide young men with suits for prom  FOX 5 Atlanta

Every year there is an enormous amount of initiative to help young ladies fulfill their desire to wear their dream prom dress, but what about young men?

NC trooper with Atlanta ties shot four times | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A North Carolina state trooper who grew up in the Atlanta area was shot in the line of duty. Less than an hour after Trooper Michael Potts was shot Monday, his ...

Twiggs County residents sign petition against high school coach hiring - 41NBC News  41 NBC News

JEFFERSONVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Twiggs County High School just hired a new football coach, but some residents aren't happy about it. The field ...

Metro Atlanta crime: A week of major developments in major cases  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Last week saw major developments in several notable metro Atlanta crime cases, including arrests in a double homicide in Little Five Points, a no bill for an ...

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Holston, Curry claim Player of the Week honors  Henry Herald

Week two of the high school football season in Henry County provided several early statements from local squads, headlined by impressive wins by Ola and ...

Alton Brown makes inevitable jump to music  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Just in case you didn't think Alton Brown was interesting enough as a TV personality, chef, author and pilot – he typically flies himself in his Cessna unless it's a ...

Middle School Girls Rankings: Kennedi Sanders Is The Next Big Sprinter  MileSplit

Kennedi Sanders has the fastest middle school times in both the 100m and 200m dash. In the 100m she has run 11.62 (-0.1) and in the 200 she has run 24.51 ...

304th ESB honors lost signaleer at memorial service  DVIDS

By Spc. Gregory T. Summers, 1st Signal Brigade Public Affairs Office USAG HUMPHREYS, South Korea – 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion held a memorial ...

Your candidates – DeKalb County Sheriff

To help educate voters in our area about their choices in the May 20 elections, sent local candidates a simple questionnaire. Here are the ...

SCSU gets ‘The Rock,’ begins building next generation  The Times and Democrat

Back in 2004, head coach Oliver “Buddy” Pough put together a signing class which provided major pieces to the championship foundation he's built at South ...

Curbside Classic: 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am  Truth About Cars

Instead of a “screaming chicken”, the 1979 Firebird Trans Am should have a pterodactyl on the hood. This is truly a living dinosaur, the very last direct ...

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