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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-11/ga-mom-gets-life-daugh
Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

DECATUR, Ga. - A former DeKalb County commissioner used a charge card...Boyer's office in a scheme to defraud DeKalb County, one of the state's largest...named in the complaint. As a result, DeKalb County mailed about 35 checks totaling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/ex-dekalb-official-faces-cha
Housekeeper finds bodies at hotel near Atlanta

...Authorities 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 president resigns

...beginning."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 committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-16/paine-president-resigns
Paine College committee talks about plans to address school's problems

...Thurmond, a 1975 Paine graduate and current superintendent of DeKalb County Schools. "We also see this as an opportunity to strengthen...members were well-informed.Thurmond, who was appointed DeKalb superintendent in 2013 and helped remove the system from its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-10/paine-college-committee-t
Paine home opener generates buzz

...Collins, a 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-
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 TVA...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172464988
Richmond County Board of Education approves 3-year contract for new Superintendent Angela Pringle

...000 she made in her last job as a regional superintendent for DeKalb County's school system.It also lays out specific duties...did not renew his contract.Pringle has been working in the DeKalb County school system since 2007, beginning as a high school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-09-02/richmond-county-board-education
Former Chronicle reporter gets the scoop in Atlanta

...slowed down.Last week we reported a wire service story of DeKalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer admitting a scheme in which...faces up to 40 years in prison.Johnny also reported other DeKalb commissioners had been generously using tax money, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2014-09-04/former-chronicle-reporte
Pringle sworn in as school superintendent

...She replaces Frank Roberson, whose tenure ended when the board did not renew his contract.Pringle has been working in the DeKalb County school system since 2007, beginning as a high school principal and working her way up to Region 2 superintendent in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-04/pringle-sworn-school-supe