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A DeKalb Police patrol car is parked near the 7-Eleven at the corner of Hillcrest Street and Annie Glidden Road in January. This is just one of the streets in the area that has been watched by the Police Department to reduce crime.

Improvements made to safety of Hillcrest

By Lark Lewis | January 22, 2014

Improvements have been made and changes are taking place to make Hillcrest Street safe.In 2011, the Safe/Quality Housing Task Force analyzed the safety of the area and suggested ways crime could be reduced.Since then, the area north of the campus —...

Local shelter opens expansion with ceremony

By Kelly Bauer | November 18, 2011

A little over $1 million went into Hope Haven's newly-opened expansion.The ribbon cutting ceremony for the expansion occurred Wednesday. Executive director Lesly Wicks said Hope Haven, a homeless shelter, did not use federal or state grants to build the...

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