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Community links: Oh boy! A new title pawn store!

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Community links: Oh boy! A new title pawn store!


Yes, there’s no surer harbinger of a reemerging middle class than the opening of a new title pawn store.

TitleMax will soon open its newest store, located about 8 miles away on Wesley Chapel Road.

We are a market in dire need of more locations where we can obtain small loans by borrowing against the value of our cars. I looked at the store locator on the TitleMax website and noticed a serious deficit. We have little more than three dozen locations within a 20 mile radius. 

It’s about time we had more options for ruining our credit rating.

– Decatur Metro reports that a road safety audit for North Decatur Road recommends a “diet” to reduce the road’s lanes. North Decatur Road is currently a waist size 48 but would like to get to a 34 in time for beach season.

– Is developer Jeff Fuqua screwing with people about the Decatur Crossing project? Sure sounds like it, according to Creative Loafing. CL reports that neighborhood opposition is turning the proposed Decatur Crossing development into a more “conventional” project.

“It’s moving from high-density, mixed-use to a more conventional development,” Fuqua tells CL. “[It’s becoming] what everyone opposes intown [with my other projects].”

– DeKalb County Commissioner Stan Watson is joining with local churches for a 5K in support of breast cancer treatment, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.