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DHS mock trial team wins first competition of the year

DHS mock trial team wins first competition of the year

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 2, the Dekalb County courthouse was full of ongoing trials and debating high school students. Students played the role of attorneys, witnesses, time keepers and court artists as they argued against other schools and presented a case before a judge. After a make-up round took place on Wednesday the 6th, Decatur’s mock trial team won first place.

City Manager of 25 years announces retirement

City Manager of 25 years announces retirement

September 14, 2018

On July 16, Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss announced her retirement from the City of Decatur effective Dec. 31. Merriss began working for the city in 1983 and became City Manager in 1993.

Democrat wins Alabama senate seat

Democrat wins Alabama senate seat

December 17, 2017

This Tuesday, Dec. 12, Doug Jones broke a 25 year streak. He is the first Democrat to hold a senate seat in Alabama since 1994.

The race to replace Reed

The race to replace Reed

November 30, 2017

Over a year of contentious campaigning is drawing to close as candidates have put up signs, met with voters and debated each other to win the votes of Atlanta’s citizens.

Trump to limit environmentalism

Trump to limit environmentalism

January 27, 2017

It’s enormously difficult to disregard the mountains of evidence that point to man-made climate change. Of course the most vehement opposer of non-natural climate change will argue that it’s just a theory.

As journalism fails us, WikiLeaks fills in the gaps

As journalism fails us, WikiLeaks fills in the gaps

October 18, 2016

It’s a bleak time for hard-hitting news from traditional outlets. The Huffington Post, CNN, and Buzzfeed repeatedly publish clickbait articles while ignoring key issues. However, a bright beacon of digital hope still exists.

FBI’s fight against Apple violates more than trust

FBI’s fight against Apple violates more than trust

February 19, 2016

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, the Federal Bureau of Investigation ordered Apple, the technology company behind t...

In my opinion: funding dependency

In my opinion: funding dependency

December 14, 2012

America's welfare state continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. It is intuitive to think that the...

Juniors and senior girls to compete in powder puff football game

Juniors and senior girls to compete in powder puff football game

May 15, 2012

Without the pressure to plan Homecoming and Prom, Decatur’s Student Government Association (SGA) has...

Students experience the capital “Close Up”

Students experience the capital “Close Up”

May 2, 2012

Year after year, Decatur teacher Chris Billingsley has traveled to Washington, DC with students to participate...

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