Voters in a big chunk of Atlanta from Old Fourth Ward to Adams Park to Bolton will get for a new Fulton County commissioner in this year’s election. Commission hopefuls are talking about a lot of things including topics literally close to home: gentrification and property taxes.
Four candidates want to be on City Council from a district that runs all the way from Atlantic Station highrises to the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the westside bungalows of some of Atlanta’s most storied neighborhoods — and some of its most distressed.
Voters in parts of Atlanta from Downtown to East Lake have a choice for their District 5 City Council seat this year: a veteran of City Hall or a first-time candidate. City services and the cost of housing top are top issues, the candidates say.
Wendy has been capturing photos showing progress on the rehab work underway at the Olympia Building, located right at Five Points in Downtown. By the end of 2015, this historic building will have a new use as a Walgreen’s.