OTP East News

  • Tucker approves special land use permit to renovate Chevron gas station
    by Decaturish.com on January 29, 2020 at 1:15 am

      A second read of the Special Land Use Permit to renovate a Chevron gas station at LaVista Road and Northlake Parkway passed 6-1 at Tucker’s City Council meeting on Jan. 27. The property owner of 4246 LaVista Road intends to renovate the property, installing new gas pumps and a convenience store with alcohol sales.

  • Avondale City Commission adopts classification and compensation study, sets sanitation fees
    by Decaturish.com on January 28, 2020 at 11:29 pm

      By Zoe Seiler, contributor The Avondale Estates Board of Mayor and Commissioners met Jan. 27 and adopted a classification and compensation study, approved the Town Green design process and set the sanitation fees for 2020. The City Commission also added a project to its Intergovernmental Agreement with the Downtown Development Authority. Last week, the

  • Sheriff Candidate Haynes Responds to Gwinnett Sheriff Conway’s Retirement
    by Lawton Sack on January 28, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    Ben Haynes, Democratic candidate for Gwinnett County Sheriff, has also responded to the announcement of Gwinnett County Republican Sheriff Butch Conway’s retirement: Today, longtime Gwinnett County Republican Sheriff, Butch Conway, announced his retirement. Upon this announcement, Ben Haynes, a veteran law enforcement professional and Democratic candidate for Sheriff released the following statement: “The retirement of The post Sheriff Candidate Haynes Responds to Gwinnett Sheriff Conway’s Retirement appeared first on GeorgiaPol.

  • Kirkland Carden Responds to Retirement of Gwinnett Co. Sheriff
    by Lawton Sack on January 28, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    Kirkland Carden, candidate for Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, had some harsh words in response to the announcement that Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway will be retiring and not seeking re-election in 2020. Carden stated: “The man who forced our county into 287(g) and invited the leader of an SPLC-identified hate group to represent his office has announced that he The post Kirkland Carden Responds to Retirement of Gwinnett Co. Sheriff appeared first on GeorgiaPol.

  • Decatur Police: Westchester Elementary experienced two break-ins this month
    by Dan Whisenhunt on January 28, 2020 at 5:56 pm

      Decatur Police on Jan. 25 responded to a break-in at Westchester Elementary. It is the second time this month the school has been burglarized. “On Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at approximately 1:31 a.m., Officer Beljour was conducting a location check at Westchester Elementary School in the 700 block of Scott Boulevard when he located