DeKalb County and school officials plan a public meeting Nov. 14 in Decatur for “a conversation to move DeKalb forward,” the county announced Oct. 25.

Members of the county commission, the school board, school Superintendent Mike Thurmond and Interim CEO Lee May are scheduled to take part.

The discussion is scheduled to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Agnes Scott College’s Presser Hall, 141 E. College Ave., Decatur. People interested in attending are asked to RSVP by Nov. 7 to .

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