annexation

A Fulton County judge issued a temporary injunction on Friday blocking the expansion of Atlanta Public Schools (APS) boundaries, which was part of Emory’s annexation into Atlanta. Prior to the injunction, school district boundaries were set to change on July ...

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is suing Atlanta to invalidate Emory’s annexation into the city, which cost the school district about $2.5 million in property tax revenue. DCSD alleges that the Atlanta City Council violated the city’s charter by ...

Georgia State Rep. Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta), who is running for Georgia governor, expressed disapproval of Emory’s annexation into Atlanta and discussed her goals for improving Georgia education, health care and infrastructure at an Emory Law School Democrats meeting on April ...

Emory University and some surrounding properties will be incorporated into the city of Atlanta Jan. 1, 2018. The Atlanta City Council approved the annexation Monday in a unanimous vote despite objections that the annexation would harm DeKalb County schools. The ...

Emory’s anticipated annexation into Atlanta means that Emory will likely be under the jurisdiction of the winner of a Dec. 5 mayoral runoff election between City Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms and City Councilwoman Mary Norwood (74C). With 95 percent of ...

The Atlanta City Council did not vote on Emory’s annexation at Monday’s meeting due to unresolved issues related to where DeKalb County students will attend school post-annexation. Some had expected the Council to vote on the annexation. The Council approved ...

An Emory alumna could be Atlanta’s first white mayor since 1973. Mary Norwood (74C), the leading candidate in the 2017 non-partisan Atlanta mayoral election, spoke to the Wheel about her views on various pressing topics, such as Emory’s annexation into ...

This week, DeKalb County and the city of Atlanta reached a settlement regarding Emory’s annexation into Atlanta, a change that would greatly benefit Emory students, faculty and staff. If approved, the annexation would be the biggest change to Atlanta’s borders ...

Emory is expected to be annexed into Atlanta after a settlement was reached between DeKalb County and Atlanta, resolving objections from the county that delayed the annexation process. The settlement was approved 5-0 at a DeKalb County Board of Commissioners ...