Cities In The News


Dunwoody police force improves training on mental illness

August 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Over 50 percent of the staff have completed a 40-hour Crisis Intervention course. Beyond the One Mind Campaign, the police department has begun offering a Mental Health First Aid program.

Dunwoody Municipal Court offers amnesty in August

August 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The program is designed to promote lawful driving privileges, settle outstanding violations with the court and reduce arrests.

Two cities unite to help you recycle hazardous waste for free

August 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Two DeKalb County cities are joining forces to help residents safely dispose of waste that is too harmful to go with the rest of the trash. Dunwoody and Chamblee are holding a free “hazardous waste recycling event.”

Put down that phone: City’s new initiative focuses on pedestrian safety

August 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“Our Mayor and City Council are very concerned about this issue. After some close calls and accidents this year, they wanted the city to do more,” Dunwoody spokeswoman Jennifer Boettcher said in a statement.

Development Authority member joins race for Dunwoody City Council seat

August 5, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Miller said the city has succeeded in its first 10 years of focusing on “police, parks and paving,” but now the city is at a “crossroads” where it needs to focus on long-term strategic planning.

Dunwoody Police offers free crime prevention class

July 31, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The class will teach participants on how to be mentally, physically and emotionally prepared for incidents such as car break-ins, burglaries, domestic violence, sexual assault, robbery, auto accidents, traffic stops, road rage, drugs and alcohol and DUI.

Dunwoody to hold ribbon-cutting Aug. 3 for Mount Vernon/Vermack intersection

July 30, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The year-long intersection construction project at Mount Vernon Road and Vermack Road/Manhasset Drive is just about complete and city officials are planning a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 3 to celebrate.

Dunwoody community activist announces City Council run

July 29, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Seconder is running for the District 2, At Large seat currently held by Councilmember Lynn Deutsch. Deutsch announced July 25 she is running for mayor, which would leave her seat open. District 2 includes the central area of the city.

Councilmember Deutsch announces bid for Dunwoody mayor

July 26, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Dunwoody City Councilmember Lynn Deutsch announced July 25 she is running for mayor in what is now a two-person race for the seat. Councilmember Terry Nall announced his bid to be the city’s next mayor in February.

New app sends Dunwoody residents real-time public safety alerts

July 24, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Dunwoody Police Department has partnered with Nixle, makers of an information system for mobile devices to implement its Community Notification System. The Nixle app will alert residents in real-time for localized emergency

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