Posts filed under "Kirkwood"

Driver cited after hitting cyclist at Howard and Hosea

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 14, 2017

A cyclist received minor injuries and a driver received a citation Tuesday morning following a collision at Hosea Williams Drive and Howard Street. Police responded to the incident at 7:30 a.m. “The driver, a 69 year old female, remained on the scene,” the Atlanta Police Department said. “EMS responded and the cyclist, a 32 year […]

Councilmember Natalyn Archibong survives close call, topping Liliana Bakhtiari by 252 votes

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 8, 2017

This story has been updated.  Natalyn Archibong won a fifth term on the Atlanta City Council last night, but it was not easy. Archibong beat Liliana Bakhtiari by a mere 252 votes out of 9,754 votes cast, according to the Secretary of State’s Office. She lost Fulton County to Bakhtiari, but there were more voters in DeKalb […]

Nov. 7 elections: Walsh joining Decatur City Commission, Giager out in Avondale, SPLOST wins

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 7, 2017

Decaturish.com provided live updates throughout the evening on Nov. 7 as local election results rolled in. Local races on the ballot included Decatur City Commission, Avondale Estates City Commission and Tucker City Council. There was also an important vote on a sales tax for infrastructure improvements in DeKalb County. It passed easily. Here are the […]

Survey shows transportation tops list of concerns for DeKalb residents

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 3, 2017

The Atlanta Regional Commission’s annual Metro Atlanta Speaks survey says that DeKalb County residents ranked transportation is their No. 1 challenge for the region. “In DeKalb County, 22 percent of respondents rated transportation as the biggest problem facing the region,” a summar of the survey results says. “Public education came in second, with 19 percent of […]

Fresh MARTA Market received USDA grant of $500,000 to expand

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart November 2, 2017

Fresh MARTA Market is on the rise with a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant totaling $500,000. Using the grant money, MARTA will “expand its fresh produce kiosks in 2018.” Starting in 2015, the market has expanded to four MARTA markets at rail stations, located at West End, College Park, H.E. Holmes, and Five […]

(SPONSORED) Plants Creative Landscapes receives award of excellence

Posted by Decaturish.com November 1, 2017

Plants Creative Landscapes is proud to announce it has been awarded an Award of Excellence- Grand Award by the National Association of Landscape Professionals. The renovation of this Decatur backyard features three distinct spaces, each includes similar design elements, like custom fabricated steel dividers, to create the perfect place for outdoor entertaining! The first area, […]

APS warns of furloughs and other cost cutting measures because of tax dispute

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 31, 2017

A hold up in sending out Fulton County tax bills has Atlanta Public Schools officials scrambling to figure out how to pay the school system’s bills. Staff furloughs and other cost cutting measures are not out of the question, APS said in a press release. To read the full story on Atlanta Loop, click here. […]

Final two candidate meet-and-greets at The Pullman in Kirkwood set for this week

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 30, 2017

With a week to go before the Nov. 7 elections, The Pullman in Kirkwood is holding the last of its candidate meet and greet events. On Monday, Oct. 30, Monique Keane, candidate for House District 89, Liliana Bakhtiari, candidate for Atlanta City Council, and Lewis Cartee,  Candidate for Atlanta Public Schools will be in attendance. […]

Sexual predator arrested in Atlanta, faces aggravated battery charge in Clarkston

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 30, 2017

Robert McKenzie, a known sexual predator who is alleged to have harassed several women in the area, has been arrested. Atlanta Police picked up McKenzie and he was booked into the DeKalb County Jail on Oct. 29, records show. Police arrested him while he was walking on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of DeKalb […]

Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization votes to support zoning plan for Pullman Yard

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 24, 2017

By Gabriel Owens, contributor  The Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization on Monday evening signed off on a draft of zoning regulations for the Pratt-Pullman Landmark District. Pullman Yard become a source of controversy since it was bought by Atomic Entertainment for $8 million. In an attempt to preserve the historic aspects of the site, the Atlanta Urban […]

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