First Slice 11/4/15: Voters OK creation of Tucker, reject LaVista Hills cityhood proposal
Plus, Georgia lobbyist accused of sexual abuse
DeKalb County voters yesterday elected to create the city of Tucker. LaVista Hills, another proposed new city, saw no such luck. Voters also approved an overhaul of the county's ethics oversight board.
? Just a year and a half before the Braves opening season at their new Cobb County home, the county's transportation director has announced her resignation. Faye DiMassimo is leaving the position to work as an administrator overseeing Atlanta's infrastructure bond projects.
? Georgia lobbyist Jim Collins is being sued over allegations of sexually abusing Matthew Stanley during the accuser's years as an altar server at a Vidalia church.
? A convenience store clerk is in stable condition after being shot during a robbery of the Citgo in southwest Atlanta where he works.
? ICYMI: Atlanta's beloved Variety Playhouse has been sold to Agon Entertainment, the owner of Athens' Georgia Theatre. The new owners plan to renovate the venue.