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Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: District 7

By Maggie Lee Candidates for a Buckhead-area Atlanta City Council seat say their concerns for the district are traffic, development and infrastructure. Incumbent City Councilman Howard Shook was first elected in 2001 and now chairs its Finance Committee; he says traffic is the No. 1 district concern for him. Atlanta City Council would be Rebecca […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Howard Shook

Atlanta City Councilman Howard Shook was first elected in 2001. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for District 7? A: Traffic congestion. Well I represent Buckhead. Kind of, “enough said.” I don’t know if you’re fated to have to go through there. Let me put it this way, [Councilwoman] Yolanda Adrean and I, […]

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Rebecca King

Atlanta City Council would be Rebecca King’s first elected office. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for District 7? A: For our district, it is development … development that impedes quality of life and first responders’ response time. These seem to be tough things with infrastructure. Basic infrastructure is our issue here as […]