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From CL’s Thomas Wheatley…And it’s legit: Beltline officials expect to begin construction this fall on a bike trail that would connect Piedmont Park to DeKalb Avenue.Mayor Kasim Reed, city councilmembers and project officials this morning accepted two checks — each for $2.5 million — from Kaiser Permanente and the PATH Foundation on behalf of Sarah [...]
Zip Code: 30306
Vote : 5 + vote Category : Recreation & Leisure
VideoBy Patrick Fox for the AJC Dunwoody took possession of 165 acres of parkland from DeKalb County on Monday, culminating a long process that stretched from the negotiating table to the Georgia Legislature.At a mid-morning news conference held before 60 residents and city officials at Brook Run Park, Mayor Ken Wright declared ownership of the recreational property."We are officially in charge of our parks, our green space," he said.Monday's action comes in the wake of legislation passed in March allowing Dunwoody to take over the parks by paying DeKalb $100 per acre. Similar measures were passed this year allowing similar transactions in Sandy Springs and other new cities in north Fu
Zip Code: 30338
Vote : 5 + vote Category : Recreation & Leisure
Dunwoody took possession of 165 acres of parkland from DeKalb County on Monday, culminating a long process that stretched from the negotiating table to the Georgia Legislature.  At a mid-morning news conference held before 60 residents and city officials at Brook Run Park, Mayor Ken Wright declared ownership of the recreational property.
Zip Code: 30338
Vote : 5 + vote Category : Recreation & Leisure
DeKalb County has closed a second pool. The pool at the Gresham recreation center on Gresham Road in Atlanta will remained closed until further notice, a county spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Zip Code: 30033
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By John Schaffnerjohnschaffner @ reporternewspapers . netThe final decisions on items in Mayor Kasim Reed’s proposed 2011 city budget are still weeks away, but one item—the mayor’s request for $3.7 million for his Centers of Hope—came under review May 25 in a special Atlanta City Council work session.While most council members voiced support for the [...]Related posts:Plan for county to take over city jail is a win-win, officials sayCouncil OKs waste plan, but recycling is in jeopardyAdrean preps for duties on City Council
Zip Code: 30303
Vote : 5 + vote Category : Recreation & Leisure
I have recorded this YouTube public service announcement (PSA) about appealing your property assessment. The DeKalb County Tax Assessors mailed out reassessment notices toward the beginning of May. If you received a reassessment notice and wish to appeal it, your appeal letter must be postmarked or hand delivered no later than Monday, June 7. Please [...]
Zip Code: 30319
Vote : 5 + vote Category : Recreation & Leisure
Sofia Della Rosa, 6, and her brother Michael, 3, enjoy the swimming during Chastain Pool’s Opening Day May 15. The youngsters’ parents are Deborah and Brian Della Rosa. The Chastain Park Athletic Club is operating the pool, built in 1940, for its ninth season after saving it from destruction in 2002. The association is raising [...]Related posts:Chastain pool opens in MayNew Chastain Park Aquatic Center plannedGrassroots campaign howling for fenced dog park at Chastain Park
Zip Code: 30328
Vote : 5 + vote Category : Recreation & Leisure
By Amy Wenkamywenk @ reporternewspapers . netKids are running out of room to tumble in Sandy Springs.The gymnastics program has grown so fast city officials now are considering leasing a second facility to ease crowded classes and expand offerings.“We are busting at the seams,” said Sandy Springs Director of Recreation and Parks Ronnie Young. “We [...]Related posts:Hammond Park hosts state gymnastics meetHammond Park hosts state gymnastics meetCity to pave, improve roads
Zip Code: 30328
Vote : 5 + vote Category : Recreation & Leisure

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