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Some DeKalb residents remain without a representative

A divided DeKalb County Commission deadlocked again Tuesday on confirming a temporary commissioner for 140,000 residents in the southeastern part of the county who have gone without representation for nearly a year and a half. 434 more words

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A Gardening Life Remembered

When I started this blog, the first piece of advice I received was to find other blogs that I admired, blogs that I thought would appeal to the readers I hoped to attract. 455 more words

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Politics website gives DeKalb an A+ for transparency

“Transparency” probably isn’t the first word that comes to mind when residents think of DeKalb County.

But despite allegations of corruption against elected officials, DeKalb has significantly increased online access to government information, according to a… 168 more words

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Wood chip power plant canceled

The DeKalb County Commission voted Tuesday to terminate a contract that was intended to convert wood chips into electricity.

Green Energy Partners-DeKalb planned to build the $60 million plant near Lithonia, but construction never began.  90 more words

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DeKalb reform group nears completion

A group of DeKalb County lawmakers and community members plans to finish its work next month and make recommendations for changes in how government works. 161 more words

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DeKalb picks permanent purchasing director

The leader brought in to fix DeKalb County’s troubled Purchasing Department has been given the job permanently.

Scott Callan is now DeKalb’s full-time director of purchasing and contracting after doing the job on an interim basis since April. 223 more words

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