Posts tagged with "Dyana Bagby"

Decatur crime writer Amanda Kyle Williams is still learning

Posted by January 4, 2016

By Dyana Bagby, contributor Amanda Kyle Williams pushes the chili around with her spoon. It’s a busy afternoon at Pallookaville restaurant in Avondale Estates, and while the bowl of food tastes like chili, she says, the color and texture is suspect. “Good lord, this is going to kill me,” she says, only half-joking. A bite […]

DeKalb Commissioner Sharon Barnes-Sutton says Brannon Hill faces complex issues

Posted by December 4, 2015

By Dyana Bagby, contributor  Brannon Hill Condominium Complex residents in DeKalb County are desperate for help in cleaning up their Clarkston neighborhood where burned out buildings, piles of trash and debris, open drug deals and violence have been the norm for many years. DeKalb County Commissioner Sharon Barnes-Sutton, who represents District 4, including Brannon Hill […]

DeKalb lawmakers update residents on possible cityhood reforms

Posted by November 19, 2015

By Dyana Bagby, contributor More than 30 people attended the Clairmont Heights Civic Association meeting on Wednesday to hear from their elected officials. State Sen. Elena Parent and State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver tag-teamed a discussion on changes they would like to see in the cityhood process. The House and Senate appointed study committees this […]

Avondale Estates commissioners ready to change Development Authority

Posted by October 22, 2015

By Dyana Bagby, contributor Avondale Estates’ Mayor and Board of Commissioners are looking forward to new appointments to the city’s Downtown Development Authority, hoping “new blood” will re-energize the group. Other residents who attended the City Commission’s Oct. 21 work session said now is the time for the DDA to be revamped and contribute to creating […]

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