By The News Staff of Georgia Weekly Post.
a bedroom to Atlanta. While having an election, there are news made by Amazon close to home. The online retail giant said it was searching for a second headquarters in North America in 2017, a huge new development that would cost as much as $5 billion to build and run, and house as many as 50,000 employees
▲ Robert “Bobby” Zuckman. and his family. He is challenging Jim Riticher, an engineer, the incumbent from District-Post 2, A new face on the political scene, challenger Robert “Bobby” Zuckman," is a consultant. lived in the city of Dunwoody for two years" he told Georgia Weekly Post.
Amazon triggered a bidding war Sept. 7 when it outlined its demands: It’s looking for locations in major metropolitan areas with at least 1 million people in a “business-friendly environment” with links to international airports, a high quality of living and transit.
Most economic analysts have Atlanta - including Dunwoody - among the potential finalists. The list of likely sites that could house the mammoth campus include downtown Atlanta’s Gulch, the former General Motors plant in Doraville, Fort McPherson south of downtown and even the High Street site near Perimeter Mall in Dunwoody.
▲ Challenged- Jim Riticher - right- and Thomson retired - left. Photo at city council during one of their meetings. A field of six candidates including Joe Hirsch, challenging Pam Talmadge, Jim Riticher, challenged by Bobby Zuckman, Henry Bierenfeld and Tom Lamberts replacing a retired member. All six are the candidates for the three spots.
Dunwoody, Georgia. a mini young city north of Atlanta is having a local race and an election.
A population under 80,000 residents of upper middle class communities.
Voters are having an election on November 7.
▲ Joe Hirsch, well known local activist. was critical of former city Mayor Mike Davis, costing him re-election is challenging Pam Talmadge. Talmadge won her seat by default, the first round .
With expected low turn out, local voters will be voting for half - six plus the Mayor. - of the city council .
Three seats, representing the three districts of the city.
A field of six candidates including Joe Hirsch, challenging Pam Talmadge, Jim Riticher, challenged by Bobby Zuckman, Henry Bierenfeld and Tom Lamberts replacing a retired member. All six are the candidates for the three spots.
Two candidates are competing in each district.