Osborne Road drainage project near completion

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Brookhaven is completing its first drainage improvement project on Osborne Road. City officials said the project slightly behind schedule due to weather and other circumstances. “We appreciate the patience and understanding from all of the residents in this area as we finish off these improvements and improve the drainage conditions in the area,” Brookhaven Public […]

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Kudzu eating goats back in Brookhaven

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Brookhaven’s Parks and Recreation Department have brought back goats to take care of a recurring invasive problem in the city’s parks. Beginning July 29, the parks and rec department reintroduced goats to select Brookhaven parks to help control invasive plant species such as kudzu. The goats started their work in Osborne Park, and will stay […]

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Avondale Estates awarded grant to complete Carl’s Corner

Avondale Estates received a $1,500 grant from the Georgia Historic Preservation Division to complete the preservation project for historic Carl’s Corner. Photos by Carla Parker

  The preservation project for historic Carl’s Corner in Avondale Estates will be completed soon. Carl’s Corner, located on South Avondale Road next to Twin Oaks Plaza, was once the city’s entryway when the city was built in 1926. It was named after Carl Houseworth, an Avondale Estates gardener. City Planner and Community Development Officer […]

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Brookhaven demolished Skyland building for future park

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A new park is coming to Brookhaven. The city, led by Mayor John Ernst, began the demolition process of the Skyland Center on Skyland Drive July 24 to make way for Skyland Park. Ernst, controlling an excavator, was the first to take part in ripping down the Skyland Center, a former school and former location […]

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Brookhaven finance director resigns

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Brookhaven Finance Director Carl Stephens will step down Aug. 1, the city announced July 20. Assistant City Manager and CFO Steve Chapman has been named interim finance director. “Carl has been a solid contributor for the city of Brookhaven during our formative years of cityhood,” City Manager Christian Sigman said. “We wish Carl success in […]

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DeKalb players featured in 247 Sports top 100 state ranking

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Eight DeKalb County senior football players have made their way to 247 Sports’ 2018 Top 100 Georgia Football Recruits list. Tucker leads the way with three players in the top 100, including offensive tackle Dylan Wonnum, who has the highest ranking of the DeKalb players at 11th. The four-star recruit is the 81st overall player […]

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Ross opens at Tucker Meridian

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  Ross Dress For Less is the latest retailer to open at Tucker Meridian. Tucker Meridian, a 207,000-square-foot development, is located at the intersection of LaVista Road and Northlake Parkway near I-285 on 22 acres. The shopping center will also include Einstein Bagels, Jimmy John’s and other retail shops and restaurants. Ross employees, along with […]

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Brookhaven police accepting applications for citizen’s police academy

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Applications are now being accepted for Brookhaven Police Department’s fourth Citizen’s Police Academy. Brookhaven residents, 21 and older, may attend the academy. A criminal background check will be conducted on applicants and the police department has the right to deny enrollment to those with a criminal history. The academy will meet every Thursday from 7 […]

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