86-year-old political unknown Pyles heads to DeKalb commission runoff
by Christine Fonville
November 18, 2014 09:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 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 political arena before the election. But, Pyles said,...
Legislative subcommittee to draw boundary lines for DeKalb cityhood proposals
On Nov. 19, House Governmental Affairs Committee Chair Amy Carter, R-Valdosta, announced five appointees to the DeKalb County Cityhood Subcommittee of the House Governmental Affairs Committee. The ...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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AVONDALE EATS: Pallookaville owner hosts new show on Cooking Channel
Since opening on Halloween night last year, Pallookaville Fine Foods, 17 N. Avondale Road in Avondale Estates, has been serving up homemade corndogs, handspun milkshakes and a variety of other dish...
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County-issued credit cards
Apr 08, 2014 | 231595 views | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Should there be an accountability system for county-issued credit cards?