DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond outlines his commitment to helping the county's 904 foster children, by raising $10,000 for DeKalb DFCS, during his 2019 state of the county address at the Greenforest Community Baptist Church on Rainbow Dr in Decatur on April 27.

Over 100 people helped to raise more than $10,000 for the DeKalb County Division of Family and Children Services during DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond's 2019 state of the county address at the Greenforest Community Baptist Church on Rainbow Dr in Decatur on April 27.

DeKalb County Police South Precinct Commander Maj. D.L. Jordan speaks about his childhood in foster care, and how his foster family's love and support was the foundation for his success, during the 2019 DeKalb state of the county address at the Greenforest Community Baptist Church on Rainbow…

DeKalb County has the highest rate within metro Atlanta of children being placed into foster care – more than one a day – and that is something DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond is vowing to address.

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Business owners who need money to operate and grow their businesses can get the skinny on loan types and qualifying, applying for, and preparing a loan proposal at an Oct. 3 Access to Capital for Business Owners webinar sponsored by the Small Business Administration.

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The African Methodist Episcopal Church and black-owned banks across the country are joining forces to spur business development, homeownership and wealth in the black community.

Everyone with an interest in the new city of Stonecrest is invited to help design its first ever comprehensive plan, which will set the direction for zoning, transportation, business, public safety, environmental resources, and residential living.

Motorists are paying for President Donald Trump’s most recent missile attack on Syria, with gas prices soaring as a result of the April 14 assault on three chemical weapons storage and research facilities near Damascus and Homs.

Georgia senators Tonya Anderson (District 43), of Lithonia; Gloria Butler (District 55), of Stone Mountain; and Emanuel Jones (District 10), of Decatur, attend a public town hall in Lithonia on March 20 to talk about House Bill 1060, which would change Stonecrest's charter and give the mayor…

Renard Beaty wasn’t a Wells Fargo customer last May when his girlfriend Samantha Williams pushed him to apply for the bank’s Small Business Neighborhood Renovation Program and its Community Builders recognition program.

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Raising the stakes in a bid to lure Amazon’s second headquarters to the city of Stonecrest, Mayor Jason Lary unveiled a hi-tech public relations blitz on Dec. 14 that he hopes will seal the deal with the company’s Seattle-based executives.

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Publix Super Markets’ announcement that it will shutter its Decatur store at South Hairston Road and Covington Highway next spring comes as Stone Mountain shoppers are still reeling from the unexpected closure of the Kroger at North Hairston and Memorial Drive last month.