Property owners seek cityhood reversal

10:39 am Jan. 28, 2015

Business owners and residents who say they were forced into the city of Doraville now want out — a rare exception to the movement toward making more areas into cities across metro Atlanta.

The DeKalb Board of Commissioners

Deal to pick 2 DeKalb judges

8:33 am Jan. 28, 2015

The names of eight finalists for two DeKalb County judge positions have been submitted to Gov. Nathan Deal.

The lawyers seeking the judicial posts include a former judge, a state representative, a federal public defender, two prosecutors

DeKalb lawmakers asked to take action

2:17 pm Jan. 26, 2015

A packed room of Georgia legislators and government employees heard Interim DeKalb CEO Lee May ask for help Monday with instituting reforms for the county.

May spoke to the county’s legislative delegation, meeting for the first time since the Georgia General

Bill Torpy at Large: Georgia blowing smoke on pot laws

8:39 am Jan. 21, 2015

An AJC poll recently found that more Georgians than not support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. We’re not talking about decriminalization here or pot brownies for cancer patients; we’re talking full-on, Colorado-style marijuana dispensaries.

Forty nine

School cell tower lawsuits conclude

2:45 pm Jan. 20, 2015

Two lawsuits over whether T-Mobile could build cellphone towers at DeKalb County schools have been resolved, with Interim DeKalb CEO Lee May saying the outcomes validate the county’s authority over land use.

T-Mobile had sued DeKalb after May denied permit