Tucker celebrates cityhood; new mayors in DeKalb talk goals
by Christine Fonville
November 04, 2015 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
About 13.48 percent of voters in DeKalb County cast 46,981 ballots on Election Day to vote “yes” for the creation of a new city and two, new mayors. Perhaps the closest and most watched race of the night was for the proposed city of LaVista Hills which, by the time all of the votes were counted, gained 6,789 votes, or 49.50 percent, in favor and 6,925 votes, or 50.50 percent who voted no. The difference was 136 votes. Tucker, however, gained 73.92 percent of “yes” votes meaning it w...
DeKalb stores continue to woo shoppers with deals for Small Business Saturday
Over Thanksgiving weekend, many small businesses in DeKalb continued the growing tradition of Small Business Saturday by offering special deals to customers who chose to shop local. Local brick-and...
Nov 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brookhaven author documenting historic homes in upcoming book
A longtime Brookhaven resident is capturing the stories of local historical homes through photographs, to be collected in a book that he hopes residents will be proud to own. Author and architect R...
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Teacher Pay
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Should Georgia's teachers make more money?