86-year-old political unknown Pyles heads to DeKalb commission runoff
by Christine Fonville
November 18, 2014 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
After the Nov. 4 general election, some DeKalb County residents may have been surprised to see — amongst the five candidates on the ballot for County Commission District 1, four of whom were listed as Republicans — 86-year-old independent candidate Holmes Pyles gain the most votes. The surprise may come from the fact that Pyles, a resident of Stone Mountain, did not collect campaign contributions and was not a known figure in the pol...

  • Fulton County School System eyes math curriculum changes
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.24.14 - 01:41 pm
  • Alpharetta unveils master plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.24.14 - 01:17 pm
  • Geisinger targets controversial issue with 2015 legislative proposal
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.19.14 - 02:08 pm

  • Group announces plans for 104-acre Roswell complex
    Move over, Avalon. A Dunwoody group wants to build a mixed-use development in Roswell that will d...
    Nov 12, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Commissioners clash over retreat boycott
    County Commissioner Ann Jones Guider drew fire from fellow commissioners recently for her decisio...
    Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
    full story
    Elected officials and college degrees
    Apr 04, 2014 | 1269375 views | 0 0 comments | 766 766 recommendations | email to a friend | print

    Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?