Avondale Estates Newswire
Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Avondale Estates, GA.
Results 1 - 5 of 5 for "u:crossroadsnews.com" in Avondale Estates, GA
DeKalb Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson kicked off the county's SPLOST marketing campaign at a District 5 town hall meeting on June 13 with the help of Interim CEO Lee May and Chief Operating Officer Zachary Williams. The DeKalb Board of Commissioners is set to vote on June 28 on whether to place a referendum for a new 1 percent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax on the Nov. 8 ballot. Comment?
South DeKalb businessman and resident Lloyd Nurse and others lined up to question CCCSD board members about the proposed city of Greenhaven at an April 5 community meeting. Organizers of the proposed city of Greenhaven that covers a wide swath of south DeKalb County are not giving up even though a two-year effort to get approval from the state Legislature died with the end of the 2016 session on March 24. Senate Bill 221 and House Bill 613 died in committee because legislators took issue with the proposed city's 126-square-mile boundaries choking off any prospect for existing cities - Lithonia, Clarkston, Stone Mountain and Avondale Estates - to grow. Comment?
The DeKalb Board of Elections is meeting March 21 to pick the date for a special election to fill the Super District 7 seat vacated March 11 by Commissioner Stan Watson. Watson is seeking to be tax commissioner and qualified for the May 24 special election and Democratic primary for the office on March 11. His resignation was effective immediately. Comment?
For the first time in its history, the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce has a female president and CEO and a female chair. The association marked that milestone on Feb. 18 when Oglethorpe Power's Diane McClearen became chair of the chamber's board. Comment?
DeKalb NAACP President John Evans asked the DeKalb House Delegation at the Dec. 9 town hall to help promote the expansion of MARTA in South DeKalb with a rail extension to the Mall at Stonecrest. The DeKalb House Delegation got an earful on cityhood, corruption and MARTA expansion from residents at a town hall meeting in South DeKalb. Comment?
- « Previous
- Next »
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC