Tag Archives: DeKalb County

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

House agrees to MARTA funding bill for Atlanta

Legislators could salvage a MARTA funding bill that would apply only to the City of Atlanta . . .

Tags: City of Stonecrest , criminal justice revision , DeKalb County , Jan Jones , Jason Spencer , MARTA funding , palliative care council , space port

Political Notes – What happens after Tolleson steps down from the Senate?

Ross Tolleson’s retirement from the Legislature will require a special election for his senate seat and a new chairman for the Senate Natural Resources Committee . . .

Tags: annexations , Charles Kuck , DeKalb County , elena parent , Georgia Supreme Court , immigrant students , Jan Tankersley , Nathan Deal , Rick Jeffares , Ross Tolleson , University System

Political Notes – The latest chapter unfolds in DeKalb’s never-ending story

Former attorney general Mike Bowers keeps raining on DeKalb County’s parade with another report that alleges massive corruption and mismanagement by the county government . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , DeKalb County , Donald Trump , John Lewis , Jon Howell , Lee May , medical marijuana , Micah Gravley , Mike Bowers , Texas poll

Former DeKalb commissioner’s spouse gets one-year sentence

The husband of former DeKalb County commissioner Elaine Boyer is sentenced to a year in federal prison after pleading guilty to a conspiracy charge . . .

Tags: DeKalb County , Elaine Boyer , John Boyer , prison sentence , theft of public funds

The Clash of Titans Must End

A retired federal prosecutor takes a look at the mistrial of DeKalb County’s indicted CEO, Burrell Ellis . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Burrell Ellis , DeKalb County , extortion trial , Robert James

Millar says he’ll try to stop Sunday voting in DeKalb

State Sen. Fran Millar objects to DeKalb CEO Lee May’s plan to have voting on a Sunday prior to election day . . .

Tags: DeKalb County , Fran Millar , Lee May , Mike Jacobs , Sunday voting

On the campaign trail: A GOP pollster says the Senate race is closer than you think

It’s hard to get a fix on the Senate race because of the wide variations among pollsters — how close is the race really going to be? . . .

Tags: David Perdue , DeKalb County , early voting , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , Mark Rountree , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Senate race , Todd Rehm

Immigration review board levies $5,000 fine on DeKalb

Georgia’s immigration review board votes to fine DeKalb County $5,000 for not verifying residency status of children participating in a summer youth program . . .

Tags: DeKalb County , immigration review board , sanction

Citizen involvement is key to DeKalb government reform

An attorney who was involved in the current shaping of DeKalb County’s form of government raises some useful questions about the rush to incorporate new municipalities . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: CEO form of government , DeKalb County , incorporation of new cities