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DeKalb County Schools Has a New Superintendent. Here’s What Residents Think.

The decision-making process LaTasha Adams went through before deciding to enroll her 8-year-old daughter at Wadsworth Magnet School was intense. The Decatur resident, who lives in the Columbia Woods neighborhood, had been home-schooling her daughter Zoey, but after taking a site tour of the magnet school in South DeKalb, and meeting the administrators, she was […]

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It’s Not Just the City of Atlanta. Black Residents in DeKalb Have Water Issues, Too

Earlier this week, Janis Gardner sat outside the DeKalb County government office in downtown Decatur looking for answers. It was early in the morning, but she waited, alongside a dozen others, for the 10 a.m. Board of Commissioners meeting.  Next to her were fellow members of the DeKalb Water Watch, a community group created with […]