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Recent articles by Tyler:

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

Georgia Supreme Court declares ‘statewide judicial emergency’

Georgia’s chief justice has declared a statewide judicial emergency, ordering all local courts to “suspend all but essential court functions” amid growing concerns about the spread of coronavirus. → Read More

BREAKING: Ex-DeKalb supervisor charged with bribery and blackmail

Gerald D. Harris, 51, is accused of accepting at least $30,000 in bribe payments to illegally register vehicles for customers. Harris is also accused of asking one bribe-payer to give him even more money -- to guarantee Harris wouldn’t talk to the FBI about the other person’s involvement. → Read More

DeKalb sheriff: ‘Conduct review’ led to jail officer’s termination

DeKalb County Sheriff Melody Maddox initiated the employee conduct review after taking office in December. → Read More

DeKalb had a 9.2 million gallon sewer spill last week

A massive 9.2-million-gallon spill was reported near DeKalb County's Snapfinger Wastewater Treatment Plant. → Read More

BREAKING: Mistrial declared in case against Gwinnett judge

Gwinnett Superior Court Judge Kathryn Schrader was indicted in October on three counts of computer trespass. → Read More

Cityhood study will be discussed at DeKalb delegation town hall

DeKalb County’s delegation to the state House of Representatives will host a town hall meeting next week. → Read More

BREAKING: Longtime Gwinnett sheriff will not seek re-election

Longtime Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway will not seek re-election this year. Conway, a Republican who has been sheriff for 24 years, announced his decision on Facebook on Tuesday. → Read More

Gwinnett DA will stay with Republican Party for 2020 re-election bid

Gwinnett DA Danny Porter suggested earlier this year that he would run for re-election whichever way gave him “the best chance of success. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon gets $20M incentives package for Gwinnett fulfillment center

The 700,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center in parts of Gwinnett and DeKalb counties is already under construction. → Read More

Special election called to fill unexpired term of ex-DeKalb sheriff

A March special election has been called to fill the unexpired term of ex-DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann, who announced his retirement last month amid an unsuccessful battle to regain his law enforcement certification. → Read More

Gwinnett police records will soon be available at all precincts

Gwinnett residents will soon be able to retrieve records like accident reports and criminal histories at all six Gwinnett police precincts, as well as GCPD headquarters. → Read More

New Northside Hospital facility near Mall of Georgia moves forward

Northside Hospital, which recently merged with Gwinnett Medical Center, plans to build two 100,000-square-foot buildings on the northwest corner of Ga. 20 and Rock Springs Road. → Read More

Gwinnett approves $12M contract for another new library

The $12 million contract will help build a new Gwinnett County Public Library branch at the corner of Britt Avenue and Buford Highway near downtown Norcross. → Read More

Metro Atlanta runoff elections: Mayoral, council races decided Tuesday

A handful of mayoral and council races in metro Atlanta will be decided in Dec. 3 runoff elections. → Read More