Sunday, November 4, 2012
Keep this information in mind as you get your week started.
1. Have you set your clock back yet? Daylight Saving Time has ended, and now we "fall back" one hour. 2. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Take a look at our election guide for presidential and local race information, and stay tuned with Patch all day for complete election coverage. 3. There's no school on Nov. 6 for DeKalb County School District students. To keep them busy locally that day, consider Game Day for teens (ages 13-17) at Lithonia-Davidson Library, 6821 Church St. in Lithonia, from 2-4 p.m.; or Learn About Owls for ages 5-12 at Hairston Crossing Library, 4911 Redan Road in Stone Mountain. 4. Local city council meetings. The Lithonia City Council meets Monday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m. for its regular business meeting, and the Stone …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Welcome to the Election Day edition of your five things.
Today on Patch: It's Election Day! The weather: This may be perfect voting weather! High of 72, low of 44. Cheapest Gas: Fill up for less as you head to the polls. Here are the top three places to find cheap gas in Stone Mountain as reported to Georgiagasprices.com over the last 36 hours (Patch last checked at 12:03 a.m. Tuesday; prices subject to change without notice): $3.21, Kroger, 1227 Rockbridge Rd and Old Tucker Road; $3.21, Kroger, 965 N. Hairston Rd. near Fellsridge Dr. $3.22, Shell, 5260 U.S. 78 and E. Park Pl. Blvd. Toddler time: Chances are, two-year-olds probably won't see the fun in tagging along while you vote. Give them time to be kids at Stonecrest Library's Toddler Time, for 2-3 year olds, from 10:30-11 a.m. They'll do …
Find your polling place and view a sample ballot.
Today, voters in the City of Stone Mountain will choose from among the four candidates for City Council Post 2 as well as Post 1 and Post 3, in which the incumbents are running unopposed, and decide on Sunday alcohol sales. Local voters will also decide whether to renew the Educational Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST) - the measure to continue a 1 cent sales tax intended for capital improvements for DeKalb, Decatur, and Atlanta school systems. Residents will be able to cast their ballots at local polling places between the hours of 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. They can locate their assigned polling places and see a sample ballot by visiting the Georgia Secretary of State website.