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APRIL 4 — APRIL 17, 2014 • VOL. 5 — NO. 7
Some pie and my guy
On board Brookhaven joining ChatComm later this year COMMUNITY 5
Fresh finds Local farmers markets ready for new season COMMUNITY 10
Easter cookies? Holiday brings family recipes to the table FAITH 13-15
Food shines at the Wrecking Bar brewpub RESTAURANTS 26
Emma Fontaine, 8, enjoys a laugh and a slice of pizza with her dad, David, at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta’s Daddy-Daughter Dance on March 23. The event, for young ladies in kindergarten through fifth grade, offered dancing, dressing up and lots of fun for the girls and their “dates.” More photos on pages 6-7.
Police chief named acting city manager
Hutmacher: ‘I enjoyed the challenge’
BY JOE EARLE
Police ofﬁcers honored for all kinds of service PUBLIC SAFETY 30
BY JOE EARLE
Dunwoody Police Chief Billy Grogan will serve as acting city manager while city officials search for a successor to departing City Manger Warren Hutmacher. Dunwoody City Council on April 1 approved Grogan for the job, which Mayor Mike Davis said would pay $160,000 a year. Hutmacher, the city’s first and, so far, only city manager, resigned March 25 to take the job of city manager for Johns Creek. Hutmacher starts work in Johns Creek on April 28. Grogan begins working as Dunwoody’s acting city manager on April
When speaking in public and in interviews, Warren Hutmacher chooses his words carefully. He often shows little emotion when discussing his work. But, as he prepares to leave Dunwoody after more than five years as its city manager, Hutmacher enthusiastically describes his tenure as “a fantastic experience.” “The opportunity to work on a start-up city was a once-in-alifetime opportunity,” Hutmacher said. “I enjoyed the challenge.” Hutmacher, Dunwoody’s first and so far only city manager, resigned last month to take a job as city manager of the larger city of
SEE POLICE CHIEF, PAGE 3
SEE HUTMACHER, PAGE 2
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