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A Comping Case for Transparency

The dictionary defines comp time as time off that is granted to a worker as compensation for working overtime. Whereas DeKalb is a Home...

What the Financial Consultant Said about DeKalb’s Business Friendliness

The setup: The April 2013 workshop meeting between city officials and their contracted financial consultants, Executive Partners, Inc., was coming to a close. EPI's...

Did You Get Invited? Me Neither.

Last week I decided to email our almost-daily newspapers to let them know I've been searching them each day for news of the DeKalb...

Dueling realities in DeKalb must be resolved

As the newly elected Mayor John Rey and the city council moves forward perhaps a clearer picture of DeKalb's economic realities will emerge. Is...

Special DeKalb Joint City Council Meeting with the Finance Advisory Committee

(The City Council and Finance Advisory Committee) will be discussing the proposed FY 2014 Budget in two parts this evening. At the regular City...

Liz Cliffe Peerboom is asking for your Write In vote

If you were in charge of hiring an employee for a very important position in your office, would you hire the least qualified candidate?...

Downtown Summit / Business Afterhours

What do you value most about downtown? How do you envision downtown five years from now? How can you continue to support downtown's vitality? Whether you are...

DeKalb Mayoral Candidates Questions

The City of DeKalb will have a new mayor in less than three months. There are four candidates on the ballot for DeKalb Mayor...

Taxpayers United of America releases local pension study

Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new pension study of the employees of the City of DeKalb, DeKalb County,...

Important Snow Route Information

It's that time of year again and the city of DeKalb is warning residents to pay attention to the weather and watch where you...

City of DeKalb Business Wall Updates

The City of DeKalb is in the process of updating their “Business Wall” located in the lobby of the DeKalb Municipal Building at 200...
Monica O'Leary

Elections ’11: Monica O’Leary, Candidate for DeKalb 7th Ward

Mrs. Monica O’Leary is a loving wife and mother of 10 beautiful children. She was a truck driver for over 17 years before she...