(Pictured, l-r: Officer Donald Warney, Major G.A. Padrick, Officer Jose de Lima Villafan, Commissioner Steve Bradshaw, Commissioner Gregory Adams, CID President Emory Morsberger)

 The Stone Mountain Community Improvement District has recognized two DeKalb County Police Officers as “Officer of the Year” for their efforts in apprehending a suspect in a series of burglaries in the area. Officers Donald Warney and Jose de Lima Villafan were instrumental in the arrest of a man suspected in a series of business burglaries. Read more

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Update on Sears property

Macauley Investments finalized the purchase of the former Sears property at the corner of Mountain Industrial Boulevard and Hugh Howell Road. Additionally, the DeKalb County School System has agreed to purchase 12 acres on which they will locate a replacement for the Smoke Rise Elementary school.

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Team REBOOT upcoming events

The robotics team of local students will hold a FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET. The Kickoff will mark the beginning of the design and build season. Read more

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Eight things you need to know about The Incredible Corridor

1. The Mountain Industrial Blvd/Jimmy Carter Blvd corridor has become a “relief valve” for motorists coming from either I-20 or US 78 to gain Northbound access to I-85, while avoiding I-285. It’s also heavily used by motorists going in the opposite direction. 

Read more about this 'Incredible Corridor'

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SPLOST Priorities Update

In November, DeKalb County voters approved a sales tax to fund road repairs, and the CID has submitted a list of Project Priorities to the City of Tucker, which will be administering Tucker’s share of the sales tax revenue. The CID’s request for needed improvements and repairs in the district totals $10,752,500.

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