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South DeKalb community slowly turns into the slums and attracts squatters

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published a story on how a South DeKalb community off of Candler Road is transforming into slums.  DeKalb County Commissioner Nancy Jester of district 1 held a press conference with local reporters to expose the horrific living …

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Suspect in home invasion killed and another suspect injuried

Wednesday night two men tried burglarizing a home in the South DeKalb Community of Belvedere Park along the 2800 block of Eastwood Drive. A mother and son were inside of the home and were able to fight back.  The son …

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Teen killed in South DeKalb drive-by shooting

Two males walking down the South DeKalb street of Ember Drive was the victims of what DeKalb County Police are calling a random shooting. One of the two males, a 15-year-old teenager, was killed, and the second, a 27-year-old, survived …

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11 kids safe after hostage situation

Overnight Tuesday morning In South DeKalb County, DeKalb Police responded to a domestic dispute that turned into a hostage situation involving 11 children and woman. The children ranging in age as young as seven months old to as old as …

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Destination South DeKalb

The Dekalb County community of Metro Atlanta has a lot going on right now as it fights to revitalize itself after several battles of corruption within its local government.  Because of these two Northern DeKalb communities have incorporated to become …

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