Cities In The News


For city largely left out of development boom, new complex could signal change

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It’s a bleak shopping center just outside the Perimeter in Doraville, but developers are hoping to change that. A large-scale redevelopment could give new life to the property through a mix of retail and more than 300 apartments.

'Honoring our roots' the theme of this year's Colbert Fourth of July

July 2, 2019

MainStreet News

In 1909, the town’s name was changed to Colbert in honor of Fletcher Colbert. The main farm productions were cotton, poultry, corn and flour mills, livery stables, and several stores.

Dunwoody, Doraville council members sign petition opposing I-285 toll lanes

June 7, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

All said adding more lanes would not solve the traffic woes on I-285 and they are urging the Georgia Department of Transportation to reevaluate the project.

Clarkston becomes 3rd city to pass non-discrimination ordinance

April 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Clarkston’s ordinance prevents discrimination on the basis of sexuality, race, religion, sex, disability, national origin, age, ancestry or military status. It applies to businesses, housing and employment.

300-plus unit residential redevelopment proposed in Doraville

April 4, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Kaufman Capital Partners and Atlantic Realty Partners want to transform a nearly 14-acre site now occupied by a 34-year-old shopping plaza at 4256 Tilly Mill Road.

Group pushes other cities to start Greenway work

March 29, 2019

Reporter Newspapersbroo

The Greenway master plan includes a 12-mile multiuse trail connecting Brookhaven, Chamblee, Doraville, Mercer University in unincorporated DeKalb County and eventually the Atlanta BeltLine.

Chamblee officials say Peachtree Creek Greenway priority, but unsure how it will be built

March 15, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Extension plans for the Rail Trail include incorporating it into a Peachtree Road streetscape project and connecting it to a multi-use trail in Doraville. There are also plans to connect the Rail Trail to the Greenway that is slated to eventually connect to the Atlanta BeltLine.

Norcross proposes annexation to Doraville border

March 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

This proposal is being introduced in the Spring 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly. If passed by the legislature, there will be a referendum held for voters within the proposed annexation area to decide if they will join the city.

North metro Atlanta mayors propose east-west transit plan

February 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The cities that are involved are Brookhaven, Chamblee, Doraville, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Smyrna and Tucker. The Cumberland and Perimeter Community Improvement Districts have also been partners.