Posts tagged with "Fred Boykin"

Decatur City Commissioner Fred Boykin retires from job at Bicycle South

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 3, 2015

Decatur City Commissioner Fred Boykin is leaving Bicycle South after 43 years in business and plans to retire. Boykin told Decaturish he is selling out his share of the business to Brian Dunne, his manager and business partner. Dunne has worked at the shop for more than 20 years. Boykin said he will officially retire […]

Questions, confusion cloud annexation idea

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 22, 2014

This story has been updated.  A plan to annex the Forrest Hills neighborhood into the city of Avondale Estates is taking some residents in both communities by surprise. There also may be more options for annexation than most Forrest Hills residents realize. Communities in north DeKalb County are pursuing their own cities. The perception is that […]

Decatur trying to save its grass

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 11, 2014

During the July 7 Decatur City Commission meeting, Commissioner Fred Boykin asked about the grass on the city square, which he described as “a little woebegone.” “Weren’t we supposed to get some kind of grass that was just going to be great and look beautiful all the time,” Boykin asked. Assistant City Manager David Junger […]

New numbers – Williams, Parent file finance reports

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 9, 2014

Campaign finance reports released on April 7 show that Elena Parent led opponent Kyle Williams in fundraising for the May 20 Democratic Primary for the Senate District 42 seat, but not by much. The spending reported by each campaign is a different story. Disclosures show that Parent raised $67,506 during the most recent reporting period, […]

DeVry decried – Decatur Mayor says city lost out

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 18, 2014

Decatur officials had high hopes when they annexed the old DeVry University Property on Arcadia Avenue back in 2009. The city zoned the property as mixed use, believing the 21 acre building would someday support high density residential and commercial. That didn’t happen, the city commission was reminded Monday. At its March 17 meeting, the […]

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