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Jimmie Hanson

...Warrenton, Ga.; Earnestine Hanson of Norwood, Ga.; Jesse (Cassandra) Hanson of Norwood, Ga.; Arlene (Ottis) Deal of Decatur, Ga.; Mamie Hanson of Lithonia, Ga.; ten grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175348962
Prison for ex-DeKalb official

DECATUR, Ga. - A judge has sentenced suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis to serve 18 months behind bars.The five-year sentence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/prison-ex-dekalb-official
Family questions way Ga. prosecutor handled shooting, lawyer says

DECATUR, Ga. - The family of a man fatally shot by a police officer outside the metro Atlanta tire store where he worked is questioning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-10/family-questions-way-ga-prosecutor-
Mazie Gray

...Barnwell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. She is survived by her daughters, Jeanette Bell-Dunbar, Decatur, GA; Eddie Mae Green-Glover, Augusta; Naomi Green, Miami, FL; stepdaughter, Yvonne Bell, Hempstead, NY; eleven...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175341174
DeKalb County CEO found guilty

DECATUR, Ga. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions has been found guilty of attempted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/dekalb-county-ceo-found-guil
Roofing scam cheated elderly

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County prosecutors say two brothers convicted of swindling senior citizens in a roofing scam have been given 20-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/roofing-scam-cheated-elderly
GBI officials meet with coroners, lawmakers about crime lab concerns

...time Wednesday, GBI officials met face-to-face with area coroners and lawmakers to discuss delays at its crime lab in Decatur, Ga.By the end of the two-hour meeting at the Municipal Building, both sides agreed that most of the issues stem from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-17/gbi-officials-meet-cor
Business news

...responsible for the faulty placement of a gas tank that led to the 2012 death of a 4-year-old boy.Chrysler attorneys asked Decatur County Superior Court Judge J. Kevin Chason to either dismiss the jury verdict or reduce the damages.A 12-person jury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-14/business-news
Scuttlebiz: Apartment rental prices growing fast, but not here

...two-bedroom apartment in the state is Tucker, on Atlanta's north side. Rent jumped 13 percent in a year there, as well as North Decatur.The top 10 is all in the Atlanta metro area. The top 10 most expensive rental cities are, too.You want a one-bedroom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-11/apartment-rental-prices-gr
Augusta Commissioners divided as stormwater fee returns for another vote

...Augusta Chamber of Commerce, which argued it was among the highest in the state of Georgia, trailing only Hinesville and Decatur.Commissioners are loosely divided into groups that favor implementing the fee now and those who want to wait until after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-06/commissioners-divided-st