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DeKalb city plans to replace ‘unsafe playground equipment’ at parks

August 7, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Stonecrest recently purchased eight parks from DeKalb County, with plans to manage them moving forward. That includes the Browns Mill Recreation Center.

Stonecrest Councilmember Diane Adoma receives GMA achievement certificate

July 8, 2019

To receive a Certificate of Achievement, a city official must complete a minimum of 72 units of credit, including at least 36 hours from a list of required classes. The training program consists of a series of more than 60 courses.

Stonecrest officially begins repaving streets, tackling potholes

May 16, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Earlier this spring, the City Council approved to pay $2 million to Blount Construction to do the repaving. The money comes from SPLOST funds and a local maintenance improvement grant, the city said.

Stonecrest stepping in to train businesses in customer service

May 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Stonecrest has launched the “Best of Stonecrest” initiative, through which the city will provide free customer service training to businesses. If 75% of the staff and management at a restaurant, shop or hotel complete the training, the business will receive an official seal to post at its entrance.

Another attempt to raise Stonecrest mayor’s salary falls through

April 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Another attempt to increase the salary for the mayor of Stonecrest has fallen flat.

Stonecrest aims to patch potholes on 18 streets this summer

April 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

At a recent City Council meeting, the city approved a $2 million contract with Blount Construction to repave and repair 18 streets. The money comes from SPLOST funds and a local maintenance improvement grant, the city said in a statement Thursday.

After uproar over gas station plan, Stonecrest mayor vows to buy land, build park

March 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary said he made an agreement with the land owner for the city to purchase the 8.8 acres of land on the corner of Evans Mill and Salem roads for $325,000. He hopes to use it for park space instead.