Cityhood dead for Lakeside, Tucker

There will be no new cities in DeKalb County this year.

The sponsor of Senate Bill 270, to create Lakeside out of north-central DeKalb County, withdrew his proposal in a surprise hearing Monday, after House leaders indicated they would not approve the issue without also allowing for the creation of Tucker next door. The issue: It would have required the House to suspend several rules to make the Tucker bill happen, effectively killing it.

For more information, read tomorrow’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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