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Commentary: DACA youths help make America great

Commentary: DACA youths help make America great

When a country declares education to be a priority, it demonstrates a clear vision of the path to a more developed society. An investment in education implies the development of…

Commentary: Atlanta’s Mexican consulate is ready to help Dreamers

Commentary: Atlanta’s Mexican consulate is ready to help Dreamers

Since the new federal administration came into office, the government of Mexico has promoted the continuation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in order to safeguard the protection of…

Monarch mural on Buford Highway a symbol for all immigrants, says artist

Monarch mural on Buford Highway a symbol for all immigrants, says artist

A large, colorful monarch butterfly mural now decorates an outside wall of the Havana Sandwich Shop on Buford Highway in Brookhaven for motorists and pedestrians to view and admire. The…

Transform 285/400 traffic changes through Sept. 21

Transform 285/400 traffic changes through Sept. 21

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced the latest round of road, lane and ramp closures and other traffic changes for Transform 285/400, its massive project to reconstruct the I-285/Ga.…

PDK Airport’s proposed hangars raise noise concerns

PDK Airport’s proposed hangars raise noise concerns

A proposal to build more hangars at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) has residents in Brookhaven and Chamblee raising concerns about even more noise from the second-busiest airport in the state. The…

High school TV: Student broadcasters link local schools to the world

High school TV: Student broadcasters link local schools to the world

The AV Tech lab at North Springs Charter High School crackled with creative energy on a recent afternoon as students produced stories for their biweekly news show. Arnardo Vargas, 18,…

Brookhaven receives $150,000 grant for stream bank restoration

Brookhaven receives $150,000 grant for stream bank restoration

The city of Brookhaven was recently awarded a $150,000 grant for stream bank restoration along the north fork of Nancy Creek, south of the Murphey Candler dam. The city plans…

Commentary: A power-ful lesson from Irma

Commentary: A power-ful lesson from Irma

Irma taught me something. I like electricity. Hurricane Irma wreaked horrible damage on the Caribbean and Florida. I don’t want to diminish that in any way. But when Irma blew…

DeKalb schools to reopen Sept. 15

DeKalb schools to reopen Sept. 15

The DeKalb County School District will reopen schools and offices on Friday, Sept. 15, following four days of closures after Tropical Storm Irma caused power outages and blocked roads. All…

DeKalb schools, citing safety issues, to remain closed Sept. 14

DeKalb schools, citing safety issues, to remain closed Sept. 14

DeKalb County School District has announced schools and offices will remain closed Sept. 14, following three days of closures due to damage and power outages caused by Tropical Storm Irma.…