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City council urges yard trimmings to be allowed in plastic bags as trash collection woes continue

An ongoing staff shortage at the city’s Department of Public Works has meant scattershot trash collection and reduced the weekly pick-up of yard trimmings to twice a month. At Monday’s Atlanta City Council meeting, a resolution was unanimously adopted requesting the Department of Public Works allow residents to temporarily place yard trimmings in plastic bags… The post City council urges yard trimmings to be allowed in plastic bags as trash collection woes continue appeared first on Atlanta Intown.
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Cascade Road in Atlanta will get $20.9 million in upgrades

ATLANTA — Cascade Road will be getting some upgrades to the tune of $20.9 million. The upgrades include streetscapes, bus stop enhancements, extended bike lanes, and some changes designed to improve pedestrian safety. The project was approved by the Atlanta City Council Monday. The Council also adopted legislation urging state...
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Atlanta City Council Approves Cascade Improvements

Cascade Road will be getting some upgrades to the tune of $20.9 million. The upgrades include streetscapes, bus stop enhancements, extended bike lanes, and some changes designed to improve pedestrian safety. District 11 Councilmember Marci Collier Overstreet and Transportation Committee Chairman and Post 3 At-Large Councilmember Andre Dickens released the...
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Renter-led group gathers to oppose Garden Hills development

A grassroots effort to save a tree from a controversial townhome project in Buckhead’s Garden Hills has jelled into an opposition group highlighting a lack of renters’ input on developments that are altering local housing affordability. A local state representative and a candidate for Atlanta City Council are among those supporting the group’s advocacy. Hedgewood […] The post Renter-led group gathers to oppose Garden Hills development appeared first on Reporter Newspapers.
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Buckhead City. It’s time.

Andrew Worrell walked out the door of his Buckhead home on a sunny June morning for a run on leafy West Wesley Road. Minutes later, he was lying on the street, shot in broad daylight by a stranger who, before he was apprehended, went on to shoot another jogger, then ram his vehicle into a third person whose injuries required the amputation of both legs. This story is not an outlier; it’s part of an increasingly familiar milieu of criminal violence in the North Atlanta community of Buckhead.
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Funding for Long Awaited Cascade Road Complete Street Improvements Approved by City Council

After years of advocacy by residents and organizations such as the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, the long awaited Complete Streets improvements for Cascade Road are nearing reality. Atlanta City Council approved Resolution 21-R-3703 which authorized Atlanta Department of Transportation to use $20.9 million from Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and the Renew Atlanta Bond to complete the improvements to the approximately 3.5 mile corridor of Cascade Road/Avenue between Kingsdale Drive and Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard.
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BeltLine tour guide: Why Murphy Crossing redevelopment is crucial

In this Letter to the Editor, longtime Atlanta BeltLine Partnership volunteer Sundiata Rush waxes poetic about the transformative potential of the Murphy Crossing warehouse property in Oakland City. In April, the BeltLine issued a request for proposals from developers with visions for purchasing and remaking the 20-acre, historic property bordering...
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Atlanta Mayoral Election 2021 Opinion Polls: Kasim Reed Ahead in Polls

The latest Atlanta Mayoral Election 2021 Opinion Polls shows former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed may be re-elected as Mayor of Atlanta. The City of Atlanta is set to elect its 61st Mayor on 2nd November, 2021. The election became wide open after the incumbent Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made an announcement that she will not seek second term for the office of Atlanta’s Mayor. It must be remembered that, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has been endorsed by the current US President Joe Biden.
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Petition opposes megachurch moving into midtown theater

ATLANTA (CBS46) -- According to an online petition, a megachurch moving into a Midtown theater has some residents concerned. SCAD recently sold its Midtown theater, SCAD Show, to Free Chapel. On Monday, Atlanta city council voted in favor of a special use permit for a place of worship at the...
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