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Past articles by Tyler:

‘Nobody wants to help us’: Ukrainians, supporters rally in Atlanta

Distraught, hands shaking, Olena Muchak pulls out her cellphone. → Read More

DeKalb health department closing last mass COVID-19 vaccination site

The DeKalb County health department will close its only remaining mass COVID-19 vaccination site this weekend. → Read More

DeKalb ordinance would mandate safe storage of guns

A DeKalb County commissioner has introduced a local ordinance that would mandate the safe and secure storage of firearms, a measure he said would help address preventable gun deaths and stem the tide of violent crime. → Read More

Georgia fans flock to Atlanta, confident ahead of showdown with Alabama

They descended upon Atlanta, set up shop in the Gulch and the Home Depot Backyard and over near the Vine City MARTA station. Booze and cigar smoke mingled with that odd mix of country, hip-hop and classic rock that you only find at tailgates. → Read More

Georgia fans flock to Atlanta, confident ahead of showdown with Alabama

They descended upon Atlanta, set up shop in the Gulch and the Home Depot Backyard and over near the Vine City MARTA station. Booze and cigar smoke mingled with that odd mix of country, hip-hop and classic rock that you only find at tailgates. → Read More

DeKalb extends water disconnection moratorium for two more months

DeKalb County now plans to end its long-standing moratorium on water service disconnections on Sept. 1. → Read More

South Korean president visits Georgia battery plant, touts economic ties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited an electric vehicle battery factory in Georgia on Saturday to help tout clean energy and how the state is poised to be a major player in the industry. → Read More

DeKalb to offer walk-up vaccinations, no appointment necessary

Starting next week, the DeKalb County Board of Health will offer walk-up COVID-19 vaccines. → Read More

More details released on 7-year-old Georgia boy’s coronavirus death

The boy was unresponsive before being taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A rapid COVID-19 test conducted at the hospital came up positive, Wessinger said. The boy was not believed to have had any pre-existing conditions. “Every COVID-19 death we report is tragic, but to lose someone so young is especially heart-breaking,” Dr. Lawton Davis, director of the Coastal Health… → Read More

DeKalb elections worker tests positive for COVID-19

A temporary employee in the DeKalb County elections office tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday — a development that will likely delay the certification of local results from June 9’s primary election. → Read More

BREAKING: Confederate monument in Decatur appears to be coming down

The Confederate monument in the Decatur square appeared to be coming down late Thursday night. → Read More

DeKalb police adds ‘duty to intervene’ policy

DeKalb Police Chief Mirtha Ramos said the department added the formal policy last week. → Read More

Metro Atlanta voters weigh in on key local races

Voters across metro Atlanta went to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on local races for commission, sheriff and more. → Read More

Which metro Atlanta counties have extended voting hours (and where)?

A number of metro Atlanta counties have extended voting hours Tuesday night following a tumultuous start to the day’s voting. → Read More

DeKalb completes investigation of complaints about $61M sewer contract

A losing bidder for a $61 million sewer contract had made allegations surrounding the bidding process for the contract. → Read More

DeKalb to distribute 18 tons of food to struggling families Friday

Food will be distributed at sites in Panthersville and Clarkston. DeKalb officials said each package will include 20 pounds of fruits and vegetables and 10 pounds of chicken. → Read More

More free COVID testing at DeKalb County church today

The event will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. at The House of Hope Atlanta, located at 4650 Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur. Testing is free and open to everyone — but pre-registration is required. → Read More

Local leaders brace for pandemic’s impact on sales tax-funded projects

Many Georgia counties and cities depend on SPLOST collections to fund important projects like road work, new schools and libraries. → Read More

BREAKING: DeKalb County issues stay-at-home order

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond issued the new order late Friday. → Read More

Coronavirus pauses processing of Georgia weapons carry licenses

The judicial emergency put in place Saturday by Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton orders courts across the state to “suspend all but essential court functions” until at least mid-April. → Read More