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Vernon King

April 30, 2010 by Delansha McFarlin Howard (Register to contact)

Vernon Avery King, Class of 1982, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 3, 2010.

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4 Arrested For Trespassing At Towers High School In Decatur: Report

4 Arrested For Trespassing At Towers High School - Decatur-Avondale Estates, GA - BREAKING: Four people who do not attend the Towers High School were ...

Police respond to Decatur school after staff member attempts suicide  WXIA-TV

DECATUR, Ga. -- Police responded to Towers High School in Decatur on Monday after a staff member reportedly attempted to commit suicide. According to the ...

13 events to find a job this month in DeKalb  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Work Source DeKalb Mobile Career Center will be stationed throughout the county during August, from Decatur to Lithonia.

Here is the complete DeKalb County school graduation schedule for 2018  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County high schools will host graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2018 at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta.

Clayton college prep and help seminar for everyone  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clayton Schools hosts seminar to help parents and students apply to college, find financial aid. Open to all metro Atlanta students.

Safety, security measures to increase at all DeKalb schools

According to DeKalb County School District Superintendent R. Stephen Green, there is ongoing, 24-hour surveillance throughout the district looking for anything ...

WCNN (680 The Fan)/Atlanta Contest Awards Softball Field Makeover To Local High School ...  All Access Music Group

DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY Sports WCNN-A-W229AG (680 THE FAN)/ATLANTA has named the winner of an unusual radio contest prize: a softball ...

DeKalb Schools to hold graduations a week after school year ends  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb Schools parents are fuming about a district plan to hold graduations after the school year ends.

Decatur high school students join 'Mannequin Challenge' craze  FOX 5 Atlanta

Students at a Towers High School in Decatur joined the #MannequinChallenge, the latest Internet sensation sweeping the web.

DeKalb SAT scores improve by nearly 20 points  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County schools improved their overall SAT score by 18 points, officials said.

Teen caught with loaded gun at DeKalb school  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Four people were arrested Tuesday after a resource officer caught one of them with a loaded gun at a DeKalb County school, officials said. Towers High School ...

DeKalb backlog shows school maintenance needs never end  Atlanta Journal Constitution

On Oct. 10, 2017, just after noon, the DeKalb County School District received an urgent maintenance request from Oak Grove Elementary School in Atlanta.

Job fair: DeKalb schools looking for staff  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The DeKalb County School District is holding a job fair for certified teachers Tuesday, June 5, from...

Devonte Wyatt makes history for high school in signing with Georgia  Red and Black

Devonte Wyatt becomes only the second athlete from Towers High School to sign with Georgia in the last 40 years.

DeKalb County student athlete shot, killed at college party | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

Stevenson Derival was killed this weekend at a party off campus at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Georgia.

Which DeKalb schools have the most student suspensions?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

How does your school handle discipline problems? This new ranking of DeKalb County schools may surprise you. A searchable database by The Atlanta ...

Families desperately searching for missing 14-year-old girls | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

We're talking with the girls' families about the search for Channel 2 Action News at 5 p.m..

Principal spots man with gun at high school | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

DeKalb County police are searching for a man who brought a loaded gun to a high school campus just days before the start of school year.

Metro Atlanta students get scholarship help  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Comcast NBCUniversal awarded nearly $60,000 in scholarships to 54 metro Atlanta students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.

Georgia likely to be without at least two DL for LSU  247Sports

ATHENS, Ga. -- It appears as if Georgia will be without at least two defensive linemen when it travels to No. 13 LSU on Saturday and the Bulldogs could be ...

DeKalb Schools high school valedictorians, salutatorians recognized  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The DeKalb County School District has announced its valedictorians and salutatorians for the class of 2017. High School graduation dates and locations were ...

Former DT signee Devonte Wyatt shares his plan to get to UGA  DawgNation

Can 2017 signee Devonte Wyatt qualify to enroll at UGA in January? What will it take? He breaks it all down with DawgNation in today's recruiting Intel.

Four Questions with South Atlanta director of bands Jamont Lane  Atlanta Journal Constitution

GHSF Daily is expanding its Four Questions feature this season beyond head coaches to other voices in high school football. Today's interviewee is Jamont ...

DeKalb Schools announces high school graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County School District has announced its 2017 high school graduation dates and locations.

The status of UGA commit Devonte Wyatt still seems to be determined  DawgNation

Georgia's own commitment for 2017 at defensive tackle certainly seems up in the air after back-to-back official visits to Georgia and South Carolina.

Why the phrase ‘let me have him’ matters to this Georgia commit  DawgNation

DECATUR, Ga. -- "Let me have him." Towers High senior defensive tackle Devonte Wyatt was a coveted big man before Will Muschamp or Kirby Smart ever ...

Columbia High in DeKalb closed Friday due to fire; classes to go on  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Columbia High School in DeKalb County will be closed for classes on Friday after a fire at the school Thursday morning caused officials to evacuate students.

DeKalb County Schools begins graduations May 19  Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb County School District officials released the graduation schedule for the 2015-2016 school year, with ceremonies having begun Friday and running ...

What it takes: DeKalb valedictorians share secrets to success  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Now that DeKalb County seniors are graduating, the class of 2016 is ready for college, jobs or whatever comes next. Some are headed to Wesleyan University, ...

Radio play-by-play man Scott Miller selected to Chattahoochee Valley Hall of Fame  Ledger-Enquirer

As a play-by-play man in Columbus, Scott Miller has painted the scene of many great moments for eager listeners throughout the Chattahoochee Valley.

One of two brothers wanted in murder case turns himself in  FOX 5 Atlanta

One of two brothers wanted for murder in the shooting of a 20-year-old college student from DeKalb County has turned himself in, according to Georgia Bureau ...

Which metro Atlanta schools have the most student suspensions?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

How does your school handle discipline problems? This new ranking may surprise you. A searchable database by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution allows users ...

Promotion leads to shuffle of regional superintendents  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The promotion of a high school principal to regional superintendent is causing a series of management transitions in the DeKalb County School District.

Georgia schools that could fall under state control  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give the state authority to takeover underperforming schools. Here's the list of schools the ...

DeKalb County family grieves over death of student  FOX 5 Atlanta

A DeKalb County family is heartbroken after the murder of a college student. The 20-year-old was gunned down at a party over the weekend.

Signing Day Preview 2017 |

February 1, 2017 is the first day that student-athletes who intend to play football in college can sign national letters of intent (NLIs) with colleges and universities ...

Cyberbullying and Georgia's Schools | 90.1 FM WABE  WABE 90.1 FM

Ralph Simpson just finished up his second year as Principal of Towers High School in Decatur, but he's been an educator in DeKalb County for 25 years....

Suspect arrested in shooting of 2 police officers  WSB Atlanta

Channel 2 Action News has confirmed a suspect has been arrested in the shooting of two police officers near a DeKalb County apartment complex.

Every scholarship player on the 2018 Georgia football roster  247Sports

The Georgia Bulldogs football team is coming off a run to the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Although the Bulldogs fell to ...

Georgia football: UGA’s 3 most underrated recruits  DawgNation

Georgia's current class of 16 commitments ranks third in the nation. Ohio State and Alabama are the only programs that have a better crop for 2017. Any SEC ...

Georgia early signees  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Here are the early signees for the Georgia Bulldogs football team.

Titans safety Da'Norris Searcy remembers his roots  The Tennessean

Searcy has been decorating his towels to remind him of his past.

DeKalb County Public Schools Superintendent Search Continues

As time runs out to have a new DeKalb County Schools superintendent in place by June, county leaders and residents are still grappling with the basics of the ...

Sentell’s Intel: The latest class projections on defense for 2017 at UGA  DawgNation

Want a daily lap through Georgia football recruiting? That's what the Intel will bring at least five days a week. We'll cover the news and which way this 4-star or ...

UPDATE: Former 'SNL' star Jan Hooks to be buried in Cedartown, no public services to be held  The Catoosa County News

Former 'Saturday Night Live' star and comedian Jan Hooks, who is being buried in Cedartown, will not have any publicly held funeral services, according to ...

Jim Wallace  WALB-TV

Born and raised in North Georgia, Jim attended Towers High School, and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1976, with a degree in Broadcast ...

Clarke schools name new associate superintendent, Sherri Freeman  Online Athens

Clarke schools name associate superintendent. Sherri Freeman will become the Clarke County School District's associate superintendent of human resources ...

Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 announced  WRBL

The Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame has announced nine inductees for the Class of 2018. Below is information on all nine, detailing their ...

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