Gun violence to be discussed

A panel of DeKalb elected officials will discuss rising gun violence in the community during “What’s Going On? Gun Violence” at Ray of Hope Church on July 10.

The discussion, which will include DeKalb Superior Court Judge Asha Jackson, District 5 School Board member Vickie Turner; District 3 Commissioner Larry Johnson, and state Reps. Pam Stephenson and Doreen Carter, will seek answers to  the question, “What can we do to fix this escalating problem?”

It is part of the church’s “Let’s Talk” summer series, which replaces Bible study. It takes place at 7 p.m. in the chapel.

The church is at 2778 Snapfinger Road in Decatur. For more information, visit or call 770-696-5100.