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  • DeKalb County Police officer injured responding to call at Toco Hills shopping center
    by Dan Whisenhunt on August 8, 2020 at 3:05 pm

      Atlanta, GA — DeKalb County Police said an officer was assaulted and injured responding to a call at the Toco Hills shopping center on Friday, Aug. 7. Police said the incident happened at 4 p.m. The officer was “responding to a call about an individual threatening people with a large object at a business located

  • Aug. 7 COVID-19 update: 209,004 cases, 4,117 deaths
    by Dan Whisenhunt on August 7, 2020 at 8:36 pm

      Atlanta, GA — The state of Georgia as of Aug. 7 has 209,004 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 4,117 related deaths. There are 20,282 hospitalizations and 3,700 ICU admissions. There are 19,647 confirmed cases and 420 deaths in Fulton County. There are 13,509 cases and 237 deaths in DeKalb County. Here are the daily counts

  • Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett and Mayor Pro Tem Tony Powers guests on Decaturish Twitch Show
    by Dan Whisenhunt on August 7, 2020 at 1:50 pm

      Decatur, GA — The Aug. 7 Decaturish Twitch Show will feature Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett and Mayor Pro Tem Tony Powers. Assistant Editor Alex Brown will also join the panel. We will discuss city of Decatur news and the city’s plans for the rest of the year. The show generally broadcasts every Wednesday and Friday

  • Over 2,000 masks distributed to Clarkston apartment residents
    by Decaturish.com on August 7, 2020 at 1:16 pm

      Clarkston, GA – The Clarkston COVID-19 Community Task force completed its second weekend of masks distributions to apartment residents in the Clarkston area. To date, Task force members and volunteers have provided over 2,000 masks along with hand sanitizers and educational materials, a press release says. According to the Center for Disease Control, to

  • Morning Reads for Friday, August 7, 2020
    by Ginny on August 7, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Southerners love their dogs. Georgia shows “…a smart and directed reopening is absolutely possible.” Since when does threatening teenagers get the result you want?  LOLz. Sadness.  Not much time left to visit this gem. Goosebumps ON FIRE, baby! Vindicated. All we need is a fainting couch, and our 2020 life will be complete. GoT creator