DeKalb voters keep Mann as sheriff, decide school board seats
by Christine Fonville
July 22, 2014 11:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The results are in for the July 22 runoff elections in DeKalb County. In the special election sheriff’s race for the county, incumbent Jeff Mann gained 40,537 of the total 53,090 votes sweeping the race with 76.36 percent compared to Vernon Jones’ 12,553 votes or 23.63 percent. For the board of education district 3 race, incumbent Michael Erwin gained 4,164, or 58.81 percent, of the 7,080 total votes, beating Atticus LeBlanc’s 2,916 or 41.19 percent. In district 4 of the board of ed...
Brookhaven Police search for Subway robbery suspect
Brookhaven Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect in hopes of learning the identity of this individual. A white male entered the Subway at 3929 Peachtree Road July 22, at about 4 p.m. an...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changes afoot with Vinings restaurants
The Vinings restaurant scene is undergoing some changes following the July 1 closing of Garrison’s Boiler and Tap in the Vinings Jubilee. Garrison’s, which opened in 1998, was sold to Tom Murphy, o...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Briarcliff and Lakeside to join forces in cityhood
Two DeKalb County cityhood groups, LakesideYes and the City of Briarcliff Initiative delivered a joint statement to the DeKalb County Operational Task Force July 2. “Both of our groups presented ma...
Jul 08, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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County-issued credit cards
Apr 08, 2014 | 89629 views | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Should there be an accountability system for county-issued credit cards?