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Brookhaven Cracks Down on Buford Highway Nightclubs

A recent gun battle behind the Medusa nightclub in Northeast Plaza on Buford Highway led city officials to revoke the club’s alcohol license. The shootout is just once instance police cite in a crackdown on increasing violence and incidents at

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DeKalb Offering Residents Free Disposal on July 29

“Amnesty Day” to take place at Seminole Road Landfill   DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host “Amnesty Day,” an opportunity for DeKalb County residents to dispose of items such as furniture and construction and demolition materials without

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Emory University files petition for annexation into City of Atlanta

June 27, 2017 Media Contact: Vince Dollard, 404-550-4867, vdollar@emory.edu Atlanta – Emory University filed a petition on Tuesday, June 27, to annex into the City of Atlanta. The University, including its health care facilities on the Druid Hills campus, will

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DeKalb County Proposed Budget by Department

Click here to view DeKalb County’s proposed budget by dept

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Children’s Healthcare faces questions over annexation request

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta faced questions April 20 over its request to have 11.4 acres of unincorporated DeKalb County property annexed into the city of Brookhaven for a new office building, according to Reporter Newspapers. Residents expressed concerns about traffic

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Community Concerns Survey 2017

  The District Attorney’s Office addresses the needs of all DeKalb communities and has asked for help to identify needs within your community.  Please respond to the Community Concerns Survey online by clicking here or mail the attached form at

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Neighborhood News Spring 2017

Click here to view the latest newsletter Inside: Patrol News, page 2 LaVista Park & Garden Club Update, page 2 EVP’s Message, page 3 Friends of Kittredge Park Update, page 3 Civic Association Network, page 4 Atlanta District 6 News,

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Breaking New Ground

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta today announced plans to build a new hospital campus on the property at the intersection of North Druid Hills and Interstate 85. Here is a link to the Atlanta Business Chronicle article http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta . This new

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DeKalb District 6 Commissioner Kathie Gannon’s 2017 First Quarter Newsletter

Board of Commissioners Planning Retreat How do we work together to move DeKalb forward? Excerpt from DeKalb District 6 Commissioner Kathie Gannon’s 2017 First Quarter Newsletter The Board of Commissioners recently held a half-day retreat at a County facility to discuss

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DeKalb Tax Commissioner Reminds Local Residents to File for Basic Homestead, Senior & Disability Exemptions

DeKalb County Tax Commissioner, Irvin J. Johnson, would like to remind all DeKalb County taxpayers who owned and resided in their property on January 1, 2017 that they may qualify for a basic homestead exemption.  The homestead exemption, which provides

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