The controversial sale of a salvage yard co-owned by Gov. Nathan Deal last year has become fresh fodder in the race for the state’s top job amid a new debate over how vigorously the state should pursue tax cheats.
When it was time for their deportation hearings, the children solemnly filed into the downtown Atlanta Immigration Court, slid into their seats and craned their necks so they could hear the translator at the front of the crowded courtroom.
State Rep. Scott Holcomb, D-Atlanta, has done everyone in DeKalb County a favor by pushing out the above new map negotiated between supporters of the proposed cities of Lakeside and Tucker. Click on the image to enlarge.
The cityhood bills have been stopped, given that the above chartage was a surprise to lawmakers on Wednesday. But dead legislation has a history of Lazarus-like revivals – so pay attention.
Some constituents have asked whether Livsey Elementary is in the proposed city of Lakeside or Tucker. Based on our reading of the map, the school would be in the proposed city of Tucker, across Livsey Road from the Livsey precinct. Those who live in that precinct would be in the city of Lakeside, however.