Dekalb County

Emory University’s Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) has begun evaluating the University’s procedures in the event of an active shooter situation on campus in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. ...

UPDATE (3/10/17 at 10:56 p.m.): The boil water advisory was lifted in DeKalb County at about 5:09 p.m. Friday. Emory University is set to re-open at 5 p.m. today after the main campus closed at 10 a.m. because of a ...

Sotomayor’s Emory Visit Rescheduled to Feb. 6 A discussion for Emory Law students by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has been rescheduled for Feb. 6 at Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Sotomayor was set to visit campus September 2017, but the event ...

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 ...

Scharf, Bender-Bier Appointed to CC Adam Scharf (18C) and Diana Bender-Bier (18C) were appointed College Council (CC) senior legislators through an unanimous vote by legislators, according to a Sept. 28 email from CC President Cassidy Schwartz (18C) to the Wheel. ...

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 ...

Blanchard Real Estate recently announced plans to develop a two-story retail space in Emory Village. The new development, which is pending approval from the DeKalb County Historic Preservation Commission, would be built at 1397-1399 Oxford Road, located across the street ...

UPDATE (8/30/17 at 11:33 a.m.): This article has been updated to reflect Emory’s statement on the vote delay. A Sept. 5 vote to approve Emory University’s petition for annexation into the city of Atlanta has been postponed in an effort ...

Emory’s acquisition of a 1,240-square foot home in August 2016 could serve a crucial role in the University’s ongoing efforts to be annexed into Atlanta. The prospect of officially filing an annexation petition with the city is now more plausible ...