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Acting DeKalb County DA Sworn In, Today

Decatur, GA –Javoyne Hicks White has been sworn in as the acting DeKalb County, Georgia district attorney. She assumed the job on Sept. 3, 2010.  

“I look forward to serving as acting district attorney,” said Hicks White. “DeKalb County citizens can rest assured that our office’s talented and committed lawyers and support personnel will continue to provide them with the same level of service they have received during the past five and one-half years.”

Hicks White was one of two existing chief assistant district attorneys who reported to District Attorney Gwen Keyes Fleming. She recently accepted a position as a regional district administrator for the federal Environmental Protection Agency.

2nd Friday's Art Stroll on Castleberry Hill Sept. 10th 7pm-10pm

Atlanta, GA-- Atlanta is quickly becoming the next great place for art and no area is more alive with the arts than Castleberry Hill, Atlanta’s historic arts district.

Come stroll through Castleberry Hill during the next installment of the 2nd Friday ArtStroll, the Best Art Stroll in Atlanta! Visit fascinating and diverse galleries and get a taste of what Atlanta has to offer. Neighborhood businesses and restaurants will be open and welcoming you to our little corner of Atlanta! Come have some dinner, buy some art and find your new loft or condo!

Visit the Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association website to find out more about the neighborhood, local businesses,events, and event sponsorship!

Bishop Eddie Long Provides Financial Support to South African HIV/AIDS Hospice

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA. August 21, 2010 – New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Senior Pastor, Bishop Eddie L. Long, has partnered with the South African Caritas Care Home, a hospice facility for victims of HIV and AIDS. Bishop Long’s donation of 73,500 rand, which is the equivalent of 10-thousand dollars, provides immediate assistance to the struggling hospice that does not receive any assistance from government of South Africa. The facility is open, free of charge to victims of this potentially deadly disease. It currently houses 60 children, most of which are orphans, and 18 adults.