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  31. <title>Elections results certified May 24: Incumbent Oz Nesbitt, JaNice Van Ness in tight runoff</title>
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  41. <description><![CDATA[<p>ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA—Long-time incumbent Oz Nesbitt, who is in a heated race with JaNice VanNess for Rockdale County Commission chairman, gained 8 more votes after the May 21 election results were certified on Friday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. After certification, Nesbitt ended up with 41.71% (5,195 votes) versus 41.67% (5,187 votes) reported in unofficial results [...]</p>
  42. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/elections-results-certified-may-24-incumbent-oz-nesbitt-janice-van-ness-in-tight-runoff/">Elections results certified May 24: Incumbent Oz Nesbitt, JaNice Van Ness in tight runoff</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  43. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/elections-results-certified-may-24-incumbent-oz-nesbitt-janice-van-ness-in-tight-runoff/">Elections results certified May 24: Incumbent Oz Nesbitt, JaNice Van Ness in tight runoff</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  49. <title>Life sentence for man who raped, stabbed Gwinnett teen after meeting on SnapChat</title>
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  59. <description><![CDATA[<p>LAWRENCEVILLE – A Flowery Branch man was sentenced to life in prison on May 24 for raping a 15-year-old Gwinnett County girl and stabbing her 86 times. Zachary Iona, 22, pled guilty in Gwinnett County Superior Court to charges of rape, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, statutory rape, child molestation and possession of a knife during the commission [...]</p>
  60. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/life-sentence-for-man-who-raped-stabbed-gwinnett-teen-after-meeting-on-snapchat/">Life sentence for man who raped, stabbed Gwinnett teen after meeting on SnapChat</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  61. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/life-sentence-for-man-who-raped-stabbed-gwinnett-teen-after-meeting-on-snapchat/">Life sentence for man who raped, stabbed Gwinnett teen after meeting on SnapChat</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  67. <title>Rain expected, Gwinnett moves annual Memorial Day ceremony indoors</title>
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  69. <comments>https://ocgnews.com/rain-expected-gwinnett-moves-annual-memorial-day-ceremony-indoors/#respond</comments>
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  76. <description><![CDATA[<p>Due to the inclement weather forecast for Monday, May 27, the Gwinnett County Memorial Day Ceremony at the Fallen Heroes Memorial will move indoors to the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center auditorium. The ceremony will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville. The ceremony will include remarks by the Gwinnett [...]</p>
  77. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/rain-expected-gwinnett-moves-annual-memorial-day-ceremony-indoors/">Rain expected, Gwinnett moves annual Memorial Day ceremony indoors</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  78. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/rain-expected-gwinnett-moves-annual-memorial-day-ceremony-indoors/">Rain expected, Gwinnett moves annual Memorial Day ceremony indoors</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  84. <title>DeKalb County sets El DeBarge + Brick @ Juneteenth Concert Celebration June 15</title>
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  86. <comments>https://ocgnews.com/dekalb-county-sets-el-debarge-brick-juneteenth-concert-celebration-june-15/#respond</comments>
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  94. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/dekalb-county-sets-el-debarge-brick-juneteenth-concert-celebration-june-15/">DeKalb County sets El DeBarge + Brick @ Juneteenth Concert Celebration June 15</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  95. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/dekalb-county-sets-el-debarge-brick-juneteenth-concert-celebration-june-15/">DeKalb County sets El DeBarge + Brick @ Juneteenth Concert Celebration June 15</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  101. <title>New mural to be unveiled at DeKalb County’s Mason Mill Park</title>
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  103. <comments>https://ocgnews.com/new-mural-to-be-unveiled-at-dekalb-countys-mason-mill-park/#comments</comments>
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  111. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/new-mural-to-be-unveiled-at-dekalb-countys-mason-mill-park/">New mural to be unveiled at DeKalb County’s Mason Mill Park</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  112. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/new-mural-to-be-unveiled-at-dekalb-countys-mason-mill-park/">New mural to be unveiled at DeKalb County’s Mason Mill Park</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  118. <title>City of Stonecrest Councilmembers Tara Graves, Alecia Washington to host Daddy Daughter Sneaker Ball June 8</title>
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  120. <comments>https://ocgnews.com/city-of-stonecrest-councilmembers-tara-graves-alecia-washington-to-host-daddy-daughter-sneaker-ball-june-8/#respond</comments>
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  122. <pubDate>Sat, 25 May 2024 02:26:38 +0000</pubDate>
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  127. <description><![CDATA[<p> STONECREST, GA—The community is invited to come out on Saturday, June 8, 3p.m., for an evening of fun and fashion brought to you by The New Black Wall Street Market, in partnership with City of Stonecrest Councilmembers Tara Graves and Alecia Washington. The Daughter Daddy Sneaker Ball will be hosted by Rubin B, along with [...]</p>
  128. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/city-of-stonecrest-councilmembers-tara-graves-alecia-washington-to-host-daddy-daughter-sneaker-ball-june-8/">City of Stonecrest Councilmembers Tara Graves, Alecia Washington to host Daddy Daughter Sneaker Ball June 8</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  129. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/city-of-stonecrest-councilmembers-tara-graves-alecia-washington-to-host-daddy-daughter-sneaker-ball-june-8/">City of Stonecrest Councilmembers Tara Graves, Alecia Washington to host Daddy Daughter Sneaker Ball June 8</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  135. <title>Leslie Lambert appointed to Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District</title>
  136. <link>https://ocgnews.com/leslie-lambert-appointed-to-rockdale-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district/</link>
  137. <comments>https://ocgnews.com/leslie-lambert-appointed-to-rockdale-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district/#respond</comments>
  138. <dc:creator><![CDATA[On Common Ground News]]></dc:creator>
  139. <pubDate>Sat, 25 May 2024 02:25:39 +0000</pubDate>
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  144. <description><![CDATA[<p>ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA&#8211;Leslie Lambert of Conyers, GA, was appointed by the Board of the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) on May 2 to the Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District. Lambert ‘ss two-year term as Rockdale&#8217;s representative began on the day she was appointed. Lambert has spent more than 40 years in [...]</p>
  145. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/leslie-lambert-appointed-to-rockdale-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district/">Leslie Lambert appointed to Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  146. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/leslie-lambert-appointed-to-rockdale-county-soil-and-water-conservation-district/">Leslie Lambert appointed to Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  152. <title>Steve Bradshaw, former DeKalb County CEO candidate, endorses Larry Johnson ahead of runoff</title>
  153. <link>https://ocgnews.com/steve-bradshaw-former-dekalb-county-ceo-candidate-endorses-larry-johnson-ahead-of-runoff/</link>
  154. <comments>https://ocgnews.com/steve-bradshaw-former-dekalb-county-ceo-candidate-endorses-larry-johnson-ahead-of-runoff/#respond</comments>
  155. <dc:creator><![CDATA[On Common Ground News]]></dc:creator>
  156. <pubDate>Fri, 24 May 2024 01:08:56 +0000</pubDate>
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  162. <description><![CDATA[<p>DEKALB COUNTY, GA—Steve Bradshaw, former candidate for DeKalb County CEO and DeKalb County District 4 Commissioner, announced his endorsement today, May 23, for Larry Johnson in the Democratic primary runoff election for DeKalb County CEO. Bradshaw is a former U.S. Army officer and veteran of the first Persian Gulf War. He was elected to the [...]</p>
  163. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/steve-bradshaw-former-dekalb-county-ceo-candidate-endorses-larry-johnson-ahead-of-runoff/">Steve Bradshaw, former DeKalb County CEO candidate, endorses Larry Johnson ahead of runoff</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  164. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/steve-bradshaw-former-dekalb-county-ceo-candidate-endorses-larry-johnson-ahead-of-runoff/">Steve Bradshaw, former DeKalb County CEO candidate, endorses Larry Johnson ahead of runoff</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  170. <title>Registration underway for DeKalb County’s Girls’ Clubhouse leadership program</title>
  171. <link>https://ocgnews.com/registrations-underway-for-dekalb-countys-girls-clubhouse-leadership-program/</link>
  172. <comments>https://ocgnews.com/registrations-underway-for-dekalb-countys-girls-clubhouse-leadership-program/#respond</comments>
  173. <dc:creator><![CDATA[On Common Ground News]]></dc:creator>
  174. <pubDate>Fri, 24 May 2024 01:03:56 +0000</pubDate>
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  179. <description><![CDATA[<p>DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb Human Services Department’s Office of Youth Services is accepting applications for its Girls’ Clubhouse, a free summer program designed to expose DeKalb County female teens to personal, social, and professional development training skills they can use throughout their lives. The program will be held June 8 to July 27, 10 a.m. to [...]</p>
  180. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/registrations-underway-for-dekalb-countys-girls-clubhouse-leadership-program/">Registration underway for DeKalb County’s Girls’ Clubhouse leadership program</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  181. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/registrations-underway-for-dekalb-countys-girls-clubhouse-leadership-program/">Registration underway for DeKalb County’s Girls’ Clubhouse leadership program</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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  187. <title>DeKalb County announces Memorial Day Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule</title>
  188. <link>https://ocgnews.com/dekalb-county-announces-memorial-day-holiday-residential-sanitation-collection-schedule/</link>
  189. <comments>https://ocgnews.com/dekalb-county-announces-memorial-day-holiday-residential-sanitation-collection-schedule/#respond</comments>
  190. <dc:creator><![CDATA[On Common Ground News]]></dc:creator>
  191. <pubDate>Fri, 24 May 2024 00:43:40 +0000</pubDate>
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  196. <description><![CDATA[<p>DECATUR, GA– In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will run one day late as follows: Monday, May 27 – Memorial Day observed. No sanitation service. Tuesday, May 28 – Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Monday, May 27, will be serviced on Tuesday, May 28.  [...]</p>
  197. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/dekalb-county-announces-memorial-day-holiday-residential-sanitation-collection-schedule/">DeKalb County announces Memorial Day Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule</a> first appeared on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
  198. <p>The post <a href="https://ocgnews.com/dekalb-county-announces-memorial-day-holiday-residential-sanitation-collection-schedule/">DeKalb County announces Memorial Day Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule</a> appeared first on <a href="https://ocgnews.com">On Common Ground News - 24/7 local news</a>.</p>
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