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New Southlake 75 Community Improvement District planned for Clayton

September 21, 2017

Efforts are underway to create another self-taxing business district in Clayton County that would be a catalyst for a much-needed facelift in the community surrounding Southlake Mall and I-75. The proposed Community Improvement District would include about 1,500 businesses in a 10- to 15-square-mile area in the northern end of the county that includes such […]

Republican Charlie Fiveash Enters State Senate Race

September 21, 2017

POLITICAL PLATTER: Republican Charlie Fiveash, a partner with the commercial real estate company Lavista Associates, is the latest candidate to enter the race for the seat soon to be vacated by state Sen. Hunter Hill, R-Smyrna. Hill announced he will resign on Sept. 15 to run for governor of Georgia. Fiveash and his wife, Lang, […]

1 more qualifies for District 6 Senate seat

September 21, 2017

The second day of qualifying in the race to fill the seat vacated by former state Sen. Hunter Hill, R-Smyrna, saw one more candidate add his name to the ballot. Republican Charlie Fiveash, a 56-year-old Atlanta businessman, qualified Sept. 14, bringing the number of candidates vying for Hill’s former Senate seat to six. Fiveash has […]

Atlanta Businessman Charlie Fiveash Running in Competitive District

September 21, 2017

“Another candidate has jumped in the race to succeed Republican state Sen. Hunter Hill of Atlanta, who resigned this week to focus on a run for governor. Atlanta businessman Charlie Fiveash is running as a Republican and “political outsider” to represent one of the most competitive districts in Georgia. He is putting a pledge to […]

Fiveash qualifies for Senate District 6

September 16, 2017

Conservative businessman Charlie Fiveash qualified today at the state Capitol to run in the Nov. 7 special election for Senate District 6, which includes portions of north Atlanta, Sandy Springs and Smyrna. “I’m running for Senate District 6 because I have lived in this community for nearly 30 years, and I want to help prepare […]

Fiveash Seeking Senate District 6

September 16, 2017

Describing himself as an “outsider,” (With all these outsiders one has to wonder if there’s anybody doing anything on the inside these days!) Charlie Fiveash announced his intent to run for the State Senate seat being vacated by Hunter Hill, who’s resigning to focus on his gubernatorial bid. Fiveash, a well-known and respected commercial real […]