Posts tagged with "Medlock Park"

Marriott hotel proposed for Scott Boulevard and Blackmon Drive

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 17, 2016

The Medlock Area Neighborhood Association reports that a developer is planning a five-story Marriott Hotel for the intersection of Scott Boulevard and Blackmon Drive. PSH Decatur LLC intends to submit a Rezoning and Special Land Use Permit application to DeKalb County for the project. Decaturish left a message with the company and MANA representatives seeking comment. […]

DeKalb County responds to water main break in Medlock Park neighborhood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 3, 2015

Some Medlock Park residents reported a disruption in service and discolored water Sunday afternoon, Aug. 2, due to a water main break on Willivee Drive. County spokesperson Burke Brennan said the water was temporarily off between 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. He said there are no boil water advisories in effect at this time. Medlock Park […]

UPDATE: Three robberies reported in Medlock Park

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 29, 2015

Three people reported being robbed at gunpoint in Medlock Park on the morning of June 29. The robberies were separate incidents, but may have involved the same perpetrator. The victims gave similar descriptions of the suspects over social media. A DeKalb County Police spokesperson confirmed that police believe the same suspects were involved in all three […]

Cityhood supporters and foes find a rare patch of common ground

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 9, 2015

This story has been updated.  DeKalb Strong, a group formed in response to the process of creating new cities in DeKalb County, will become the public face of the opposition to the proposed cities of Tucker and LaVista Hills. Meanwhile, LaVista Hills and Tucker supporters are planning to rally support ahead of the November cityhood […]

Dear Decaturish – Lakeside will listen to Medlock

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 1, 2014

We accept letters to the editor. All letters must be signed and are typically 400 to 800 words in length. We reserve the right to edit letters for length and content. To send your letter to the editor, email it to Dear Decaturish, I wanted to correct a point that it appears you’ve attributed […]

Sunday Morning Meditation – Game of Zones

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 28, 2014

This post has been updated.  There’s a phenomenon in the Legislature known as DeKalb and Fulton fatigue. Our legislative delegation knows it well. Incorporation of new cities in our region to eats up inordinate amounts of time down at the capitol during the session. Representatives from other parts of the state have important issues pertaining […]

Knife-wielding man spooks Medlock Park residents

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 10, 2014

A man wielding a knife slashed car seats and decapitated a child’s stuffed toy in Medlock Park this morning. Loren Matthews walked outside of his home on Woodridge Drive around 5:30 am on Sept. 10 and saw a man with a knife cutting the American Flag hanging off his neighbor’s mailbox. “And I just ran over […]

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