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 […]

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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. We will continue to provide updates on this project […]

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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, teams from all over Georgia will meet at Georgia Tech to learn their new task and pick up […]

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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. The re-construction of the US 400/I-285 interchange that will begin in early 2018 […]

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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. To review the […]

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Like many others in DeKalb County and the surrounding areas, the Stone Mountain CID experienced power disruptions following the recent tropical storm. But CID leaders kept to their schedule, gathering around generator-supplied lamp light to conduct their regular monthly meeting the day after the weather event. Please also note these photos of storm damage addressed […]

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The CID recently added concrete surfaces to improve a heavily traveled MARTA bus shelter. Years of pedestrian traffic have worn away the surrounding ground, as these before-and-after images from Juliette Road @ East Ponce de Leon Avenue show. New landscaping features will be installed later this year.

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An urgent email was sent on a Tuesday evening to some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The email asked for 150 volunteers to be at the Church’s Welfare Production and Distribution Center the following morning. On Wednesday approximately 250 volunteers arrived at the Distribution Center in Tucker eager and ready […]

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When employees at the new KEDPlasma found themselves ready to work, but unable to use their new Lilburn facility due to a construction delay, they were determined not to let their idle hands become the devil’s workshop, and set about doing some extra good. KEDPlasma specializes in the collection and procurement of high-quality blood plasma […]

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Sep 29 2017

A proposed redevelopment of 88 acres at the corner of Hugh Howell Road and Mountain Industrial Boulevard in Tucker required changing the Comprehensive Land Use Plan in order to accommodate the developers’ request for high density low-cost apartments failed to win approval from Tucker’s City Council on August 30. Before a packed chamber in the […]

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