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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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Commissioner Rader’s Update on Zoning and Land Use

Commissioner Jeff Rader’s latest newsletter provides some great info and is a perfect follow-on to our discussions at last night’s LVPCA Quarterly Membership Meeting. View Commissioner Rader’s latest newsletter here.

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Mid-Year New Member Special!

Don’t be green with envy, you too can have your very own little green yard sign and a whole bunch of member benefits! We’ve had so many new neighbors move into LaVista Park that we decided to make it even

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Neighborhood News: Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 Edition of our newsletter, Neighborhood News, is now available. The newsletter is distributed, free of charge, to 650 households in LaVista Park. In this edition: a mid-year membership special for new members, updates from our hard-working neighborhood patrol,

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Leadership DeKalb announces Class of 2017 Emerging Leaders

Leadership DeKalb named 25 young professionals in its inaugural class of Emerging Leaders of DeKalb Jan. 5. The organization established the new program as it marked its thirtieth year to develop a new generation of leadership in the county. Read

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​Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta begins construction of 260,000 s.f. Brookhaven center

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta started construction of an eight-story outpatient office building in Brookhaven, which contractors say could cost $90 million to $120 million to build. A groundbreaking ceremony is set to take place Jan. 11, according to Reporter Newspapers,

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2016 Fall Festival

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Join your friends and neighbors at the neighborhood’s 2016 Fall Festival at the park, located at the corner of Wild Creek & Brookforest. Food & drinks Silent Auction Many Raffle Items Carved Pumpkin Contest Children’s Activities Canned Food Collection for

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Emory to Apply for Annexation into Atlanta

Many of you may have seen the news stories by now regarding Emory University’s definite plan to apply for annexation into the City of Atlanta.  This application relates to their main campus in unincorporated DeKalb County just to the southeast

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