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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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Crews are taking a brief break from their work of adding overhead lights to the Mountain Industrial Bridge over Highway 78. Contractors encountered an unexpected utility issue in the area that resulted in a three-week project delay. DeKalb County Watershed responded quickly to the utility conflict, and now the project is back on track. The CID would like […]

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Dr. Madhuri Hedge, PhD, FACMG, Executive Director of Emory University’s Genetics Laboratory, announced the construction of a new lab that will be located in the CID on Mountain Industrial Boulevard. “We are very excited about this new laboratory, as we are very overcrowded currently, and this will start out as doubling our current space, and […]

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A member of the Plaza Security team patrolling the Stone Mountain CID provided some valuable assistance to local law enforcement during a recent suspected case of arson. In late January, Officer Mohammad Maiwand observed a suspicious vehicle while making his rounds along Hugh Howell Road. He immediately called 911 and noted the vehicle’s information while […]

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A number of political candidates were given a few moments during the recent CID owners’ meeting to share information about their interests in seeking public office. Frank Auman, leading candidate for Mayor of the newly-formed city of Tucker, said that his campaign began as an effort similar to that of the CIDs. “I started nearly […]

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At the largest gathering to date of property owners in the Stone Mountain CID, more than 70 owners or their representatives heard updates on district improvement projects and wished a grateful goodbye to one of the organizations founders at the monthly owners meeting on Feb. 19. Larry Callahan, CEO of Pattillo Industrial Real Estate, was […]

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The Stone Mountain CID recently recognized the effectiveness of detectives stationed at the DeKalb County Police Department’s Tucker precinct. CID President Emory Morsberger praised detectives and other officers for their successful efforts throughout 2015. “Your case clearance rate is over 24 percent, while the national average is 8 percent,” Morsberger said. “You all are doing […]

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For the first time in its long history, one of DeKalb’s busiest bridges is getting a major safety improvement to improve driver safety thanks to the Stone Mountain CID. Crews from CID contractors R.J. Haynie & Associates and Massana Construction have started modifying the bridge to later install light poles and attach LED lights and […]

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