Save Tucker! edited this story slightly from its original text submitted by DeKalb Strong, a group opposed to the incorporation of new cities in DeKalb County, GA.
Lavista Hills raised eyebrows back in August by holding a $500 'suggested minimum donation' event, where they actively solicited money from vendors who do businesses with cities.
Mary Kay Woodworth was quoted as saying, "We think it is great that they want to invest in us before we invest in them." But, handing over government contracts to vendors simply because they "paid in advance" to receive them is exactly the kind of system that we have in DeKalb already. No request for proposals. No bids. Just good old fashioned "wink-wink. nudge-nudge." deals made among business buddies.
How does one justify running a campaign all about "local control" while accepting money from companies that are not even located in our county? How does one say with …