Tucker celebrates cityhood; new mayors in DeKalb talk goals
by Christine Fonville
November 04, 2015 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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...
Deadly 'kissing bug' reported in Georgia
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a deadly insect known as the "kissing bug" has made its way to Georgia. The CDC says there have been sightings of the bug, also known as the tria...
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Updated: Brookhaven Mayor and Councilman Bates Mattison respond to concerns over possible ethics violations
Brookhaven Mayor Rebecca Chase Williams responded Monday morning to a potential ethics problem with District 3 City Councilman Bates Mattison accepting a full-time job with Brookhaven Innovation Ac...
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Teacher Pay
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Should Georgia's teachers make more money?