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Dawgs land a top Peach State linebacker

July 24, 2017 by WXIA-TV

WXIA-TVMiller Grove High School linebacker Caleb Tannor had set July 24 as the day he would make a commitment to either Auburn University or the University of Georgia. Over the last two ... Georgia won out for the Lithonia, Georgia, four-star prospect. "I am ...

4-Star DE Caleb Tannor Commits to Georgia over Auburn

July 24, 2017 by Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportCaleb Tannor, a 4-star defensive end from Miller Grove High School in Lithonia, Georgia, committed to Georgia on Monday, per Jeff Sentell of DawgNation.com. The 6'3" and 200-pound Tannor is considered one of the top defensive ends in the country, and ...

Woman's Body Found In Creek Near DeKalb High School: Police

June 29, 2017 by Patch.com

Patch.comLITHONIA, GA -- Police in DeKalb County on Thursday are investigating after a woman's body was found in a creek the day before, Patch has learned. The woman was found face down in a creek not far from Redan High School, according to news reports.

George R. Gudger, Age 81, Lithonia, Georgia

May 23, 2017 by Therogersvillereview

TherogersvillereviewGeorge attended public schools in Rogersville, Tennessee. After completing Swift High School, he joined the U.S. Army on June 22, 1954. Following an honorable discharge, George settled in Augusta, Georgia and enrolled at Charles T. Walker Vocational ...

Teen who set classmate's hair on fire is back in school, causing new worries

March 16, 2017 by My Fox Boston

My Fox BostonDEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia woman is furious after a teenager who set her daughter's hair on fire is back in the class. Jessica Connolly's daughter is in 10th grade at Lithonia High School in DeKalb County. Connolly said she's worried about her ...

Mother says teen could have died during beating

February 9, 2017 by WSB Atlanta

WSB AtlantaDEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A DeKalb County mother says her son could have died after he was taken into a bathroom at his school and was attacked. ... Cellphone video shows Travail being hit repeatedly on Lithonia High School's campus Tuesday. You do see ...

Mother says son suspended for defending self from bully

February 9, 2017 by 11alive.com

11alive.comLITHONIA, Ga. -- 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. A young ninth grader said that even though it could have cost him his life due to ...

Mother says son nearly beaten to death in school restroom

February 8, 2017 by CBS46 News Atlanta

CBS46 News AtlantaCBS46 is looking into the claims of a metro Atlanta mother who says her son was cornered and beaten in a high school restroom. She says the violent attack happened at Lithonia High School without school facility or police officers ever knowing. She ...

TTU football signs 2017 class

February 1, 2017 by Cookeville Herald Citizen

Cookeville Herald CitizenRobert Hatchett III (WR, 6-1, 190, Lithonia, Lithonia, Ga.) - A versatile athlete at cornerback and quarterback for Lithonia High, Hatchett has excelled and is looking to add a new position to his repertoire. Hatchett threw for 2,131 yards and 21 ...

Controversial megachurch pastor Eddie Long dies, had strong ties to Charlotte area

January 15, 2017 by Charlotte Observer

Charlotte ObserverBishop Long had strong ties to the Charlotte area: He was born and raised in Huntersville and graduated from North Mecklenburg High School in 1972. ... In 1987, Long became senior pastor at New Birth Missionary Baptist in Lithonia, Ga., near Atlanta.

MLK Jr. High School Marching Band will be the lead band in the 128th Rose Parade!

January 4, 2017 by Pasadena Journal

Pasadena JournalWe invite you to join us and the First AME Church family to give the band members and their leadership a warm California welcome. The MLK Marching Band from Lithonia, GA attended worship services at First AME Pasadena Church, on January 2, 2017.

Local high school band needs help to march in Rose Bowl Parade

December 13, 2016 by 11alive.com

11alive.comLITHONIA, Ga. -- A local high school band has been selected to lead the Rose Bowl Parade in California, now they just need some help getting there. Martin Luther King Jr. High's "Kings of Halftime" marching band has been chosen as lead band in the 2017 ...

Historic Mystery Valley Golf Club near Atlanta is a popular public play

August 31, 2016 by WorldGolf.com

WorldGolf.comLITHONIA, Ga. -- It's been 50 years since Mystery Valley Golf Club opened. It has become an icon for public course golfers in Atlanta, particularly those living on the east side of town, and is as challenging today as it was in 1966 when it began. The ...

Four Questions with Lithonia coach Marcus Jelks

August 12, 2016 by Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We'll report from a different head ... I'm biased because he was my high school head coach, but the life lessons he taught me raised me to be the man I am today. He taught me through ...

Father is charged with battery after going to his daughter's school and attacking the teenage girls she says bullied her

May 25, 2016 by Daily Mail

Daily MailA father has been charged with battery after allegedly going to his daughter's school and fighting her teenage bullies. Michael Zellars is accused of attacking two 16-year-old girls at Lithonia High School in DeKalb County, Georgia, after his daughter ...

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