BUCKHEAD IN THE NEWS

Latest Stories

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

GA HOUSE SPEAKER: STATE POLICE MAY NEED TO TACKLE ATLANTA CRIME

March 26, 2021

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. 
https://tennesseestar.com/2021/04/10/atlantas-terrifying-events-prompt-buckhead-residents-desire-to-secede-from-city/

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. 
https://urbanize.city/atlanta/post/buckhead-new-own-city-cityhood-secede

 
Reading the Paper

'WE'RE OVER IT': BUCKHEAD RESIDENTS TIRED OF CRIME

Residents are getting tired of poor efforts with no evident results

 
Crowd Cheering

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