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Elections 2014: 2 DeKalb Polling Places Moved for July 22 Runoffs
The steamy weather has prompted election officials to change two DeKalb County polling places for Tuesday's runoff elections because the original sites lack air conditioning.
On Common Ground News
DeKalb announces precinct changes
The DeKalb County Board of Registration & Elections reports that due to unforeseen circumstances and as an emergency measure, the voting location for all registered voters in the Redan Trotti Library Precinct and the Wesley Chapel Road Library Precinct for the General Primary Runoff Election on July 22, 2014 will have to relocate.
Cross Roads News
Copper thieves hit libraries again
Days before the Redan-Trotti Library was to reopen after theft of copper tubing from its air conditioning units closed it for over a month, thieves struck again on June 26. Hari Karikaran, DeKalb's director of Facilities Management, said workers had just completed the repairs to the units when the thieves came overnight and took the copper tubing ... (more)
Cross Roads News
HVAC copper thefts cost county $230,000
Police have a suspect in a string of copper thefts from air conditioning units at six buildings, including libraries, a recreation center and churches in South DeKalb, between May 8 and June 19. The thefts of copper tubing from the large HVAC units have cost the county and churches hundreds of thousands of dollars to repair and replace, forced the ... (more)
Georgia's New Pro-Gun Law Triggers Confusion For Some Residents
Protesters participate in the Guns Across America rally at the state capitol in Atlanta in 2013.