Category Archives: City of Dunwoody

APN Interviews with Candidates for DeKalb District 1

(APN) ATLANTA — The Special Election for the seat of former DeKalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer (District 1)–who resigned amidst a scandal involving her funneling public funds to her personal checking account–has five candidates. District 1 includes Republican-leaning areas such as parts of Brookhaven, Dunwoody, and Doraville. Atlanta Progressive News spoke with three out of the five candidates, including Larry Danese; […]

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DeKalb Commissioner Boyer Resigns after Improper Spending on County Card

(APN) ATLANTA — On Monday, August 25, 2014, DeKalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer (District 1), a Republican, resigned amidst corruption allegations and a federal investigation of the same.   On Tuesday, August 26, the U.S. Attorneys’ Office said that Boyer had been arraigned and she is scheduled to plead guilty on charges of wire fraud and conspiring to commit mail […]

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Rev. Lowery Sues over North Fulton Cities, Claims Black Vote Dilution

This article first appeared on The Beacon website at: (APN) ATLANTA — Rev. Joseph Lowery, one of the few remaining veterans of the Civil Rights Movement who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, has joined with the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus and several Black residents of North Fulton and Dekalb Counties, to challenge what has been the creation of […]

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