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New leader for Georgia Power's Augusta region

...Pow er's Metro North Region manager, Fore hand managed operations for customers in Gwinnett, For syth, north Fulton and DeKalb counties in metro At lanta. She has worked for Georgia Power since 1996 and has served as the company's land acquisition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-15/new-leader-
Dispatcher gets 911 call on dad

...colleague, who took a call from her own family during her first day on the job and helped dispatch an ambulance to her father. DeKalb County dispatcher Crystal Morrow tells WAGA-TV that she was surprised when she heard a familiar voice -- her aunt -- on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-02/dispatcher-gets-911-call-dad
Deal praises DeKalb County schools, no longer on probation

...Colleges and Schools announced Tuesday the DeKalb County School District is no longer on...of the state's top school districts, DeKalb County as a whole faced the possibility...a Democrat who represents a portion of DeKalb County and a candidate for governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-21/dekalb-county-schools-no-longer-pro
DeKalb woman, boyfriend charged in deaths of kids

DECATUR, Ga. - A woman and her boyfriend were indicted Thursday in the deaths of two of the woman's young children.A DeKalb County grand jury indicted Angel Johnson and Keith Pinkney on charges of involuntary manslaughter, second-degree cruelty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-20/dekalb-woman-boyfriend-charge
Police wound DJ in shootout at Atlanta nightclub

...nightclub hosting an album release part for rapper Rick Ross, DeKalb County police said.The off-duty officers were working security...of gunfire behind the club at about 4 a.m. Monday, said DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander. They came upon a man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-03/police-wound-dj-shootout-atl
Georgia principal in court facing sex charges

DECATUR, Ga. -- A suburban Atlanta elementary school principal caught in a child pornography sting was escorted into a DeKalb County courtroom today for his first appearance, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.John Harold McGill is charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-04/ga-principal-court-fac
Beer truck flips on I-20 near Atlanta

...your beer cold ? really cold ? and don't mind drinking it out of a dented can, then the I-20/I-285 interchange in DeKalb County was the place for you overnight.That's where a truck loaded with Bud Light overturned, dumping cases and cases of beer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-23/beer-truck-flips-i-20-near-a
DeKalb school system reviewing safety policies after shooting

...entered an Atlanta-area school this week, DeKalb County's education chief says he'll...youngest pupils also was being considered. DeKalb's high schools and middle schools already...safety."Neither school officials nor DeKalb police have said how Hill got in the school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-24/dekalb-school-system-reviewin
Ex-congresswoman Majette disbarred

...court - wrote in a 36-page report a year ago that he found "inexcusable" conduct involving unsubstantiated legal billings.DeKalb County voters elected Majette to Congress in 2002 after she defeated then-Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in the Democratic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-28/ex-congresswoman-disba
State school superintendent candidates debate Common Core at forum

...College professor and Fayette County School Board member Mary Kay Bacallao, Quitman County Superintendent Allen Fort, former Dekalb School board member Nancy Jester, former defense contractor Fitz Johnson, academic coach and former teacher Kira Willis and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-20/state-school-superintendent-c