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may 17 — may 30, 2013 • vol. 4 — NO. 10
Years away Don’t look for ‘quick fix’ on I-285 community 4
We know cookies and other sweet treats From left, Mattie Weaver, Caitlin Dodson and Megan Murphy, members of Dunwoody Girl Scout Troop 29411, ready cookies, cakes and muffins to sell at the Dunwoody Art Festival on May 11. Proceeds from the sale went to Drake House, a local crisis residential assessment center for homeless women and children. More photos on page 6.
Summer stall Food donations essential year-round commentary 8
Honestly, Abe Lovett headmaster a big fan of our 16th president around town 9
Family matters Congregations offer shelter to homeless making a difference 10
Council tells commission to reconsider zoning
City seeking fire services for north DeKalb
By Joe Earle
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By Joe Earle
Dunwoody City Council has asked the city’s Planning Commission to take a new look at a controversial rezoning request after ethics questions were raised following an earlier vote. City Council voted 6-1 during its May 13 meeting to return the Sterling Point proposal to the commission for a new round of debate. Council members worried that campaign contributions from a law firm representing the developer to a planning commissioner raised questions about the approval of the project. “This should go back,” Councilman Terry Nall said at the May
Dunwoody city officials are taking another step toward trying to pull together cities in north DeKalb County to create a new fire department. City Manager Warren Hutmacher told Dunwoody City Council members at their May 13 meeting that city officials had discussed the multi-city fire department proposal with leaders of Brookhaven, Chamblee and Doraville, and received favorable initial responses. Now the cities are considering hiring a consultant for a deeper
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