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DeKalb County Commission happenings

Lots to tell on the county side of DeKalb government. After much arguing and debate, Lee May is finally stepping down from his 5th district commission seat. He had been holding two county positions (we are unsure if he was … Continue reading

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The December 8, 2014 Board Meeting

As per usual, the DeKalb schools board meetings have become a mundane session of rubber-stamping whatever the superintendent brings to the fore. We have questions, but our questions go unanswered or tabled or discussed outside of the public’s view. The … Continue reading

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Parent Councils United: Advancing the Superintendent Search

PARENT COUNCILS UNITED — SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH RECOMMENDATION Parent Councils United, with membership from throughout DeKalb County, works to strengthen our school district by providing a collaborative forum for educational issues. Our focus is promoting a stronger school system with positive … Continue reading

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The slow implosion occurring in DeKalb County, Georgia

Corruption is getting out of control in DeKalb. A year ago, a Grand jury allege[d] widespread DeKalb corruption. Not much was done about it and today, the corruption is so thick, it’s hard to see a way clear. Our school … Continue reading

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House Committee Gives Instructions to DeKalb Cityhood Proponents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Betsy Lynch, betsy.lynch@house.ga.gov Tuesday, August 26, 2014 (404) 656-0311 +++ ATLANTA—Today State Representatives Mike Jacobs (R-Brookhaven) and Tom Taylor (R-Dunwoody) met with Briarcliff, Lakeside and Tucker cityhood proponents to discuss directions issued by House Governmental Affairs … Continue reading

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