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Housekeeper finds bodies at hotel near Atlanta

...are investigating the gunshot deaths of two people whose bodies were found by a housekeeper at a hotel near Atlanta.DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the housekeeper found the bodies of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-16/housekeeper-finds-bodi
Paine home opener generates buzz

...2013 Paine graduate, was grilling wings and bratwurst with his Omega Psi Phi fraternity brothers. Collins, from DeKalb County, said he was most excited to hear the band at Saturday's game.Though he was disappointed that the team didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2014-09-13/paine-home-
Ga. mom gets life in daughter death

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County prosecutors say a Stone Mountain woman has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of her 3-year-old daughter.District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-11/ga-mom-gets-life-daugh
Paine president resigns

...Paine took action on its accreditation issues in August when Bradley announced a new advisory committee made up of DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond, state Sen. Lester Jackson, and former Paine CFO Quincy Robertson.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-16/paine-president-resigns
Ted Ellis

...Methodist Church with Rev. James D. Dennis, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Pineview Memorial Park. Born in Dekalb County, AL, Mr. Ellis graduated from Auburn University in 1940 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He worked for...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172464988
Michelle Obama stumps for Nunn in Ga. Senate race

...could also help lift Georgia Democrats in November. DeKalb County, one of the largest sources of Democratic votes, plans...according to state party Chair DuBose Porter. In 2012, DeKalb County alone represented just over 13 percent of Obama's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-08/michelle-obama-stumps-nunn-ga
Angela Pringle takes oath, becomes Richmond County superintendent

...system and the wider community, according to the contract she signed.Pringle had been Region 2 superintendent at DeKalb County, where she oversaw 18,000 students in 23 elementary schools, three middle schools, five high schools and two alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-04/angela-pringle-takes-oath
Augusta Commission nixes alcohol license fee increase, approves amendments

...Development Deputy Director Rob Sherman said the fees would remain lower than those in Atlanta, Gwinnett County and Dekalb County and go into the city's general fund.Commissioner and former restaurateur Alvin Mason called small businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-02/augusta-commission-nixes
Paine College committee talks about plans to address school's problems

...preserve the accreditation of Paine College," said Thurmond, a 1975 Paine graduate and current superintendent of DeKalb County Schools. "We also see this as an opportunity to strengthen our internal processes and to do what Paine College does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-10/paine-college-committee-t
Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle discusses system's challenges

...about your experience level. How would you respond to their concerns? A: I acted as a regional superintendent in DeKalb County. The duties of a regional superintendent mirror those of a school system superintendent, just on a smaller scale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-06/richmond-county-superinte