Posts tagged with "Forrest Hills"

Avondale Estates annexation timeline

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 29, 2014

Elected officials in Avondale Estates will hold a special called work session on Oct. 1 to discuss the city’s annexation plans. Mayor Ed Rieker called the work session after a tense Sept. 22 meeting where residents questioned the mayor about a bill filed by state Rep. Karla Drenner, D-Avondale Estates that included a proposed annexation map. […]

Sunday Morning Meditation – Game of Zones

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 28, 2014

This post has been updated.  There’s a phenomenon in the Legislature known as DeKalb and Fulton fatigue. Our legislative delegation knows it well. Incorporation of new cities in our region to eats up inordinate amounts of time down at the capitol during the session. Representatives from other parts of the state have important issues pertaining […]

DFM owner wants to join Briarcliff

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 24, 2014

This story has been updated.  The owner of Your DeKalb Farmers Market made a rare public appearance on Wednesday and told the Avondale Estates Men’s Club that he’d rather stay in the county than join the city of Avondale. After the meeting, DFM owner Robert Blazer said if he’s forced to make a choice, he’d […]

Questions, confusion cloud annexation idea

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 22, 2014

This story has been updated.  A plan to annex the Forrest Hills neighborhood into the city of Avondale Estates is taking some residents in both communities by surprise. There also may be more options for annexation than most Forrest Hills residents realize. Communities in north DeKalb County are pursuing their own cities. The perception is that […]

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