BUCKHEAD IN THE NEWS
Here in our news section, you’ll find stories and the latest updates about how our work is helping to improve the community and the exigency of our efforts.
2 GOOD SAMARITANS SHOT WHILE TRYING TO STOP BUCKHEAD CAR THEFT
Dec 8, 2020
2 good Samaritans shot while trying to stop Buckhead car thefthttps://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-2-shot-in-possible-carjacking-in-buckhead/PR3MO3LKOFC6HGEOMO7JUNJQ7I/
GA HOUSE SPEAKER: STATE POLICE MAY NEED TO TACKLE ATLANTA CRIME
March 26, 2021
“Unchecked violent crime in our capital city can threaten our status as the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business,” AG Chris Carr. https://www.ajc.com/news/crime/georgia-house-speaker-send-state-police-to-help-tackle-atlanta-crime/NRREDH5C2NA4PETCAY2LMSZYSQ/?ecmp=pg&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pg_fb&fbclid=IwAR0F87rE-GWt9fYumwlVy_7QLL54tYagkS9x8KT2HhGCbcg3-n1kyctEWp0
GEORGIA STAR NEWS REPORTS ON DETERIORATION OF ATLANTA AND MOVE TO CITYHOOD
April 10, 2021
BEC CEO Sam Lenaeus speaks with Georgia Star News on Buckhead City, citing residents terrified by violent crime, unresponsive 911 calls, long permit processes and failures of APS to serve education needs.
BUCKHEAD CITY IS REAL - BILLS SPONSORED BY STATE LAWMAKERS
April 12, 2021
Buckhead City a reality. Bills sponsored by Representative Todd Jones and Senator Brandon Beach for November 2022 ballot. BEC raising funds for feasibility study. https://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta-news/a-bill-would-carve-buckhead-city-out-of-atlanta-heres-what-could-happen-next/EWZYAGX34VBDFFBL32M3JFRW44/
URBANIZE ATLANTA ASKS BUCKHEAD CITY FOR NEW SLOGAN AND RECOGNIZES SERIOUSNESS OF BUCKHEAD CITY EFFORT.
April 12, 2021
Urbanize Atlanta asks Buckhead City to come up with catchy slogan to promote new city. Cityhood Is popular among residents and businesses, but not among existing leaders like Atlanta Mayor Bottoms and head of newly merged BuckheadATL leaders like Jim Durrett, who would lose power in the new city.
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