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Dunwoody wants your input on a new park

Dunwoody wants your input on a new park

DUNWOODY -- Dunwoody residents will have a new park at the old Austin Elementary School site, but the city is seeking input from residents on what they would like to see there. Demolition of the now-empty school buildings will create 12 acres of additional park space. Project information, a video presentation and public input survey can be found here: www.dunwoodyga.gov/austinplan "With this many acres in one location, we have a lot of options moving forward," said Dunwoody Parks & Recreation Director Brent Walker. "The space could be used for athletic facilities. It has nice wooded areas for passive use and natural surface trails. It could…
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Got an overdue traffic fine in Dunwoody? Here’s how you can avoid extra fees

Got an overdue traffic fine in Dunwoody? Here’s how you can avoid extra fees

DUNWOODY -- During the month of October, Dunwoody Municipal Court will hold an amnesty program for individuals with past due traffic citations and/or active bench warrants for failing to appear in court.  “We’ve offered an amnesty program for several years, but it’s even more important this year,” said Dunwoody Municipal Court Clerk Norlaundra Huntington. “As we continue to work our way through a backlog of cases from the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, amnesty eases the financial burden for individuals to clear their cases.” The program is designed to promote lawful driving privileges, settle outstanding violations with the court…
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A massive tree fell on cars in Dunwoody

A massive tree fell on cars in Dunwoody

DUNWOODY -- A massive oak tree at a historic home in Dunwoody fell Thursday morning and hit two cars. Miraculously, no one was injured, according to city officials. Officials are advising residents to avoid Chamblee Road at Mount Vernon and to be extra cautious when driving in today's storm conditions. Police are on site at the intersection, which is now closed, and utility crews are being deployed to the area. The tree that fell was at the Cheek-Spruill House.
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Here are the 10 cities with the most stable housing markets in Georgia

Here are the 10 cities with the most stable housing markets in Georgia

A financial technology company has released its rankings of cities with the most stable housing markets in Georgia and some of the results may surprise you. A recent analysis by New York financial technology company SmartAsset ranked the most stable housing markets in Georgia. Stability was measured by the average number of years people stay in their homes and the percentage of homeowners with negative equity. For a look at the housing markets that were ranked most stable in Georgia, check out the table below. RankCityAverage Years Living in HomeAvg. Homes with Negative EquityHomes Decreasing in ValueAvg. Days on MarketHome Costs as %…
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Zillow is moving into Dunwoody

Zillow is moving into Dunwoody

DUNWOODY -- Popular real estate company Zillow will be making its new Southeastern home in Dunwoody. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp today announced that Zillow Group, the largest portfolio of real estate brands on the web, has named the metro Atlanta area its Southeastern hub, bringing nearly 200 jobs to the area. “Our state’s skilled workforce continues to attract game-changing companies like Zillow,” Kemp said. “Innovative, industry-leading tech companies have found their home in literally every corner of our state, and as the industry grows in Georgia, I am confident that Zillow will continue to find success here. I’d like to…
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Dunwoody is getting a new sidewalk along Peeler Road

Dunwoody is getting a new sidewalk along Peeler Road

The City of Dunwoody is adding enhancements to its pedestrian safety network with a new sidewalk along Peeler Road. Dunwoody Mayor Lynn Deutsch and Dunwoody City Council Members held a socially-distanced groundbreaking for the project yesterday. Construction is scheduled to begin this month. “This important project furthers the city’s goal of having sidewalks on both sides of all arterial and collector roads,” said Dunwoody Public Works Director Michael Smith. “It provides additional connectivity to Brook Run Park and will include new bike lanes.” The new sidewalk will run on the south side of Peeler Road between Equestrian Way and Cherring Lane,…
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