Tucker celebrates cityhood; new mayors in DeKalb talk goals
by Christine Fonville
November 04, 2015 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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...
A shifting shopping schedule makes for a quiet, steady Black Friday in DeKalb
Traffic today at DeKalb’s Perimeter Mall started slow from 6 a.m. and built throughout the day, but the frenzy once reserved for Black Friday deals was mostly absent, shifted to times throughout th...
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Tucker site added to list of historic Georgia properties in need of saving
Johns’ Homestead in Tucker was recently included in The Georgia Trust’s 2016 list of ten “Places in Peril,” highlighting threats to historic sites across the state of Georgia. The house, built some...
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Should Georgia's teachers make more money?