Tag Archives: Brookhaven

Something strange is stirring in Brookhaven

In Republican-leaning Brookhaven, voters may be on the verge of electing a Democrat to a major local office for the second time in three months . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , Dale Boone , J. Max Davis , John Ernst , mayor's race , Mike Jacobs , Taylor Bennett

State board okays 3 charter schools, 8 don’t make the cut

State Charter Schools Commission approves petitions for three new schools that will open for the 2016-17 school year . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , new schools , State Charter Schools Commission

Political Notes – In times of trouble, Barnes is the one they call

Politicians as different as David Ralston and Tyrone Brooks have hired the same lawyer when they faced serious legal issues: former governor Roy Barnes . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , David Ralston , J. Max Davis , roy barnes , State Bar complaint , Stefanini , Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes – Democracy for some, but not necessarily for all

Brookhaven’s new mayor and city council member were both appointed rather than being elected to office . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , Department of Education , department of public health , Max Davis , Mike Jacobs , Rebecca Chase-Williams

Political Notes – The circular firing squads are being formed

There’s already some squabbling going on among Georgia Democrats about the party chairman’s role in the recent general election . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Brookhaven , dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia polling , J. Max Davis , Kasim Reed , Pink Pony nightclub , Tharon Johnson , Todd Rehm

Political Notes – DeKalb businesses could have an impact on cityhood movement

Two commercial property owners in DeKalb County throw a curveball at groups trying to incorporate new cities there . . .

Tags: annexation , Brookhaven , Children's Healthcare of Atlanta , City of Briarcliff , City of Lakeside , DOT projects , Executive Park , Medicaid expansion , new cities

Brookhaven can ban topless clubs, court rules

The Georgia Supreme Court says the Brookhaven ordinance banning the Pink Pony and other topless nightclubs that serve alcohol is constitutional . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , Georgia Supreme Court , Pink Pony , topless nightclubs

Political Notes – State budget cuts could be even deeper?

Georgia lawmakers may have to cut the state budget even more deeply than Gov. Nathan Deal has contemplated, according to a fiscal analysis from GBPI . . .

Tags: Alan Essig , Brookhaven , GBPI , Jim Tysinger , Jim Walls , Medicaid , Nathan Deal , North Atlanta , spending cuts , state budget , State Ethics Commission

Brookhaven will vote on cityhood, but the outcome is uncertain

Another incorporation question is on Tuesday’s ballot, this time for a city of Brookhaven in DeKalb County, but the outcome could be very close . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , elena parent , incorporation , Michele Henson , Mike Jacobs

Vote authorized on ‘city of Brookhaven’

Deal signs bill authorizing a referendum on the proposal to incorporate the city of Brookhaven . . .

Tags: alternative pension investments , Brookhaven , Ed Lindsey , false claims , false liens , Mike Jacobs , sovereign citizens , spousal privilege , Tim Golden