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During her campaign, Sherry Boston promised a “new day” in DeKalb County, and pledged to restore the public’s trust in an efficient and transparent District Attorney’s office. Though she’s only been in office since January, Boston has already taken bold steps to lead the county out of political infighting and scandals and focused her efforts […]

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Two highly anticipated additions to the CID are progressing mostly on schedule. The coming expansion of the Emory Genetics Laboratory (EGL) is under construction, but it will not start operations for several months. The EGL agreed to modify their landscape plans on Mountain Industrial Boulevard to more closely match the landscape master plan developed by […]

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The Stone Mountain CID thanks Larry Callahan for his service as an original Board Member and the first CID Chairman. His leadership and industry knowledge were instrumental in creating the CID and successfully guiding its programs, projects and growth strategies.

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Details emerging about the proposed mixed use development at the corner of Hugh Howell Road and Mountain Industrial Boulevard (known locally as “the old Sears property,”) are creating excitement and a sense of anticipation among nearby neighbors and area residents. Developer Stephen Macauley of Macauley and Schmit has proposed a redevelopment of the former Sears warehouse in the City […]

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For the first time in its history, there are now overhead lights illuminating the Mountain Industrial Boulevard bridge over Highway 78. Installers recently added 10 light posts along the busy crossing to help drivers navigate the bridge in darkness. The fixtures use low-energy consumption light-emitting diodes (LED) for bright, cost-effective visibility. The lighting project was funded through a […]

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The Stone Mountain CID continues to benefit from the commitment of strong community and business leaders. Recently property owner elections added dynamic individuals serving on the CID’s Board of Directors. Kris Miller, Ackerman & Co. In his role as President of Ackerman & Co., Kris Miller sets the strategic direction for the firm’s investment, management and leasing initiatives. He is […]

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Live entertainment, vendors and even a parade are all part of the fun at the day-long Tucker Day celebration. Click for more a complete schedule of events – www.tuckerday.com.

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Crews are continuing the concrete work necessary to add overhead lighting to the Mountain Industrial Boulevard bridge, and the project is still on-track for completion in May. Please help keep these professionals safe – always observe safety signs and slow down in work zones. Details

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Traffic-choked intersections are often the result of traffic signals failing to move vehicle traffic through them efficiently. One poorly-timed traffic signal can cause backups in two directions along a busy route, and impede traffic flow for miles. The Stone Mountain CID is a strong advocate for signal timing optimization, which includes traffic counting and planning to maximize traffic […]

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On Tuesday, March 29, runoffs for the Tucker City Council wrapped up, and Georgia’s newest city now has a fully-elected six-member city council and Mayor. Noelle Monferdini and Matt Robbins won their runoff contests in District Two, joining Michelle Penkava and Anne Lerner from District Three, and Bill Rosenfeld and Honey VandeKreke from District One. Mayor Frank Auman will […]

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