Posts tagged with "Greenhaven"

Cityhood: LaVista Hills shutters website, Greenhaven has ‘new direction’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 27, 2016

Two groups seeking to create new cities in DeKalb County have announced changes in how they operate. Supporters for the proposed cities of Greenhaven and LaVista Hills each sent messages to supporters last week. Greenhaven announced via email that Kathryn Rice, President of Concerned Citizens for Cityhood of South DeKalb, is moving in a “new direction.” “At […]

UPDATE: Stonecrest bill moving ahead, Greenhaven stalled

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 17, 2016

Two proposed south DeKalb County cities – Stonecrest and Greenhaven – are under consideration as the current Legislative session winds down. Stonecrest, which would have a population of about 50,000 people, has passed the House and the Senate and appears to be on its way to the ballot on May 24, 2016. A proposed city […]

Greenhaven cityhood meeting this weekend

Posted by Dena Mellick January 25, 2016

State Senator Gail Davenport will host a meeting to discuss creating a new south DeKalb County city called Greenhaven. The nonprofit organization Concerned Citizens for Cityhood of South DeKalb said in a press release that the forum, entitled “Cityhood: Don’t Deny Us the Right to Vote,” will take place Saturday, Jan. 30 from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. […]

Dear Decaturish -Greenhaven: A Proud History

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 11, 2016

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters […]

Greenhaven cityhood meeting planned

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 2, 2015

Citizens looking to create a new south DeKalb County city called Greenhaven will hold a meeting later this month to discuss what that could mean for the approximately 300,000 residents in the proposed city’s boundaries. Concerned Citizens for Cityhood of South DeKalb will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. at the […]

East Lake Foundation wants to annex property out of Greenhaven map into Atlanta

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 28, 2015

The East Lake Foundation is working to move all of its assets out of the map for a proposed city of Greenhaven and into the city of Atlanta. Additionally, several homeowners that live adjacent to the East Lake Golf Course are asking for the same thing. The Neighborhood Planning Unit – O, a citizen input […]

State Rep. Rahn Mayo to host Greenhaven cityhood forum

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 22, 2015

Supporters of creating a new south DeKalb County city of Greenhaven will meet on Sept. 23 at an event hosted by state Rep. Rahn Mayo, D-Decatur. The forum will take place at the Community Achievement Center located at 4522 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur, GA, 30034. It begins at 7 p.m. The forum is being organized by Concerned Citizens […]

Cityhood in South DeKalb meeting planned

Posted by Dena Mellick June 11, 2015

The legislative session may be over, but the discussions on cityhood are certainly not. A community forum on Cityhood in South DeKalb is set for Tuesday, June 23rd from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Knollwood Elementary School at 3039 Santa Monica Drive in greater Decatur. The event, hosted by Partners in Action for Healthy […]

Cityhood supporters and foes find a rare patch of common ground

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 9, 2015

This story has been updated.  DeKalb Strong, a group formed in response to the process of creating new cities in DeKalb County, will become the public face of the opposition to the proposed cities of Tucker and LaVista Hills. Meanwhile, LaVista Hills and Tucker supporters are planning to rally support ahead of the November cityhood […]

Sunday Morning Meditation – Rah rah

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 5, 2015

I’ve attended the birth of one city. Back in 2012, I was working at Reporter Newspapers when Brookhaven came into this world flailing its grabby hands in the direction of some choice commercial property that wasn’t in its original map. I was there when the first city council was elected. I was there when it […]

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