Page 1

Inside Just smokin’ Tax plan for fire department raises residents’ ire COMMUNITY 4

Dunwoody Reporter

SOAPBOX DERB Y pag

www.ReporterNewspapers.net

e 21

JUNE 14 — JUNE 27, 2013 • VOL. 4 — NO. 12

Flower power He’s more than just a ‘lawn mowing’ guy AROUND TOWN 12

It’s cool in the pool

Set change Georgia Shakespeare rethinks business model OUT & ABOUT 14-15

Country strong Rustic Buckhead store serves up gas, gossip and burgers COMMUNITY 18-19

Rock of ages Davis Academy notes anniversary with CD EDUCATION 22-23

Olivia Langell, left, and Caroline Seelke, members of the “Gators,” The Branches Club swim team, ready themselves for action against the Chastain Park Athletic Club’s “Tidal Waves” on June 4, at The Branches Club pool in Dunwoody. More photos on page 30.

‘Discourteous’ email charged to Bonser

Planning commission backs hotel, again

BY MELISSA WEINMAN AND JOE EARLE

Scan here to get Reporter Newspapers in your inbox or sign up @ ReporterNewspapers.net

BY JOE EARLE

joeearle@reporternewspapers.net

The ethics battles continue among Dunwoody city officials. The Dunwoody Board of Ethics on June 12 found City Councilwoman Adrian Bonser had violated the city’s ethics code by sending “discourteous” messages during an email exchange with a constituent. The board voted to recommend that Dunwoody City Council publicly reprimand Bonser. “I think there was a technical breach of the ethics code as to courtesy,” Ethics Board Chairman Steven Blaske said. “We are trying to hold our public servants to the highest possible standard, and courtesy was in the code.”

A planned hotel development on Ashford Dunwoody Road has won approval from the Dunwoody Planning Commission. Again. The commissioners on June 11 voted 3-0, with Chairman Bill Grossman abstaining and three commissioners absent, to approve the Sterling Point development, which proposes a hotel, a restaurant, and shops on 11.53 acres at the corner of Ashford Dunwoody and Perimeter Center North. The commission first approved the development on April 23, but Dunwoody City Council last month sent the proposal back to

CONTINUED ON PAGE 6

CONTINUED ON PAGE 26

CAN.

A REVOLUTIONARY HEARING AID THAT CAN HEAR LIKE YOUR EARS DO. FREE demonstration and hearing screening! See our ad on page 7 to learn about our 14 day test drive!

PHIL MOSIER

A C A

AUDIOLOGICAL CONSULTANTS of ATLANTA “Since 1983”

You Could Be Hearing From Us.

Helena Solodar, Au.D.

Kadyn Williams, Au.D.

06-14-2013 Dunwoody Reporter  
Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you