Tag Archives: Atlanta

DeKalb Commission okays Emory annexation by Atlanta

DeKalb County approves an agreement with the City of Atlanta over the proposed annexation of Emory University . . .

Tags: Atlanta , DeKalb County , Emory annexation

Supreme Court smacks down Atlanta annexation attempt

The court rejects a late-breaking attempt by the City of Atlanta to annex property that is part of the new City of South Fulton . . .

Tags: annexation , Atlanta , Georgia Supreme Court , South Fulton

MARTA funding bill wins final approval

The Senate votes to pass the MARTA funding bill, the most transportation measure of the session . . .

Tags: Atlanta , Brandon Beach , MARTA funding , Vincent Fort

Atlanta gets $30 million grant for westside development

HUD will give Atlanta $30 million to revitalize and redevelop communities on the city’s west side . . .

Tags: Atlanta , HUD grant , Kasim Reed

Supreme Court says College Park can tax Atlanta airport businesses

The state Supreme Court rules in College Park’s favor in an airport dispute with the city of Atlanta . . .

Tags: Atlanta , College Park , Georgia Supreme Court , Hartsfield Airport

Political Notes — TSPLOST projections are pared back

The latest projections from the state economist are that the transportation sales tax proposed for the Atlanta region won’t generate as much in revenue as originally thought . . .

Tags: Atlanta , revenue projections , transportation tax referendum

Atlanta transit access ranks among worst for the elderly

A large percentage of Atlanta’s elderly residents will be stuck without access to public transportation, a new study contends . . .

Tags: Atlanta , elderly residents , public transit