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...felony murder and malice murder among other charges.Ex-principal pleads guilty to cheatingDECATUR, GA. - A former DeKalb County principal has pleaded guilty to cheating on state standardized tests.Local media reported that former Cedar Grove...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-20/across-georgia
Ga. teacher accused of allowing sex in class

...gave them condoms. The investigation began after a mother said she found text messages between Wright and her son. A DeKalb County Schools spokesman says they are cooperating with the District Attorney's Office and Wright has been removed from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-20/ga-teacher-accused-allowing-sex-cla
22 arrested in online child sex sting

...Predator, but there are also a lot of differences.Garner said this is only the second online child predator operation she has been involved in. Last year in suburban Atlanta's DeKalb County, a similar operation resulted in 14 arrests.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-18/22-arrested-online-chi
Kansas City school superintendent says he's taking job leading Atlanta-area district

...announcement on the same day that the DeKalb County School District's Board of Education...Johnson, the chairman of the DeKalb County district's school board, praised...helping struggling schools.In DeKalb County, Green is poised to take over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-14/kansas-city-school-superi
Ga. GOP convention starts today

...electing a chairman and voting on resolutions. Padgett is facing a challenge for the chairmanship from Alex Johnson of DeKalb County, who argues on his Advance the GOP website that the party should ensure that Republican politicians "actually stand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-15/ga-gop-convention-starts-today
4 dead in I-285 plane crash

...authorities did not immediately release the names of the victims. The plane nearly struck a vehicle being driven by a former DeKalb County firefighter."It's a miracle, literally a miracle, that no other cars were hit," Jackson said.Federal investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-08/4-dead-i-285-plane-crash
Ga. hijackers shoot trucker, steal cargo

...graze wound" to his head and was in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital. WSB Radio reports that police found the cab of the J.B. Hunt Transport truck east of the city in DeKalb County, but were still searching for the trailer.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-05/ga-hijackers-shoot-trucker-s
Hijackers shoot Atlanta trucker, steal cargo

...wound" to his head and was in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital.WSB Radio reports that police found the cab of the J.B. Hunt Transport truck east of the city in DeKalb County, but were still searching for the trailer.___

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-05/hijackers-shoot-atlanta-truc
Good 'Deal' for bad schools

...them to charter-based schools or, in extreme cases, close them outright.Gov. Deal, who in 2013 replaced six DeKalb County school board members when that district faced a loss of accreditation, based the plan on programs used successfully...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-28/good-deal-bad-schools
House panel OKs Deal's school takeover plan

...me" and waving brightly colored posters. Michelle Gutierrez, an 18-year-old senior at Towers High School in DeKalb County, told the crowd that teachers at her school stay after-hours for SAT and ACT exam prep two days a week and are devoted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-23/house-panel-oks-deals-sch