Posts tagged with "LaVista Hills YES"

Pro and anti-cityhood groups decry county corruption, disagree on solution

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 10, 2015

Opponents of creating news cities and proponents of creating a new city of LaVista Hills have each issued blistering statements about corruption in DeKalb County. But while the two groups agree that the county government is in dire need of reform, they disagree about whether a new city is part of the solution. DeKalb Strong […]

LaVista Hills YES co-chair resigns after General Assembly approves bill for a cityhood referendum

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 7, 2015

Mary Kay Woodworth has spent years pursuing the creation of a new city, first as chairperson of the Lakeside City Alliance then as co-chair of LaVista Hills YES. But following the General Assembly’s recent approval of a bill that would allow for a vote on creating a city of LaVista Hills, Woodworth has stepped down […]

Mason Mill and Medlock fight inclusion in LaVista Hills’ map

Posted by March 28, 2015

This story has been updated.¬† By Dena Mellick The neighborhoods of Mason Mill and Medlock are fighting a recent map change by Sen. Fran Millar, SD-40, that puts them in the proposed city of LaVista Hills. Last week, the Senate State and Local Governmental Operations Committee approved proposals to create the cities of LaVista Hills […]

LaVista quietly concedes territory to Brookhaven

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 8, 2014

Brookhaven’s City Council on Monday, Dec. 8, annexed commercial property that the proposed city of LaVista Hills had in its map. LaVista Hills’ biggest champions – Mary Kay Woodworth and Allen Venet – weren’t at¬†Brookhaven’s City Council meeting, however. They were at Young Israel on Lavista Road speaking during a town hall meeting on cityhood […]

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