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Vote Atlanta

Vote! Everything you need to know on Election Day 2017 in Atlanta

Where do I go to vote? Where do I find results? Where are the candidate parties? This Atlanta election is an important one—don't miss out.

Love at the DeKalb County Courthouse

Seven newlywed couples at the DeKalb County Courthouse tell us how they met and why they decided to get married on one December afternoon.
Clarkston Georgia

Ellis Island South: Welcome to the most diverse square mile in America

Downtown Clarkston in DeKalb County extends westward from Rowland Street to Indian Creek Drive, with the old Georgia Railroad line running in between—a total of just three city blocks, give or take. And yet there may be no place in the country as kaleidoscopically, vibrantly, viscerally diverse.
Pine Lake

Five reasons to love Pine Lake

“What’s unique about this city,” says Mayor Melanie Hammet, who is also a songwriter and recording artist, “is its care for the environment, its passion for the arts, and its sense of humor.”
Atlanta Ice Cream Truck

What I’ve learned driving the Atlanta Ice Cream Truck for 11 years

The siren song—sounding like a tired jack-in-the-box that refuses to pop out—calls to the boy and his little sister. Clutching dollar bills, they run to its source: the Atlanta Ice Cream Truck.
Thurmond2

Michael Thurmond’s biggest challenge won’t be with DeKalb voters

As a government reformer launches a bid to become county CEO, state lawmakers threaten to eliminate the job altogether
Ted Terry

Meet the Other Mayors: Ted Terry, Clarkston

Ted Terry describes Clarkston, a famously diverse DeKalb County city of 13,000, as an “amazing cultural mishmash” that he hopes to mold into a model progressive center.
Gold Dome

Gold Dome Preview: Eleven issues to watch during the 2016 legislative session

Many more details will be revealed in the next few weeks. But here are some of the key questions the lawmakers on their way to Atlanta face coming into the 2016 legislative session.

Meet the Other Mayors: Rebecca Chase Williams, Brookhaven

Williams, a longtime broadcast journalist, has called Brookhaven home since 1985. But her mayorship began just this past July, after the first mayor of Brookhaven—established as a city in 2012—unexpectedly vacated the post to run for a statehouse seat.

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