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County line summit to discuss area park

8/15/2014, 6 a.m.

Residents can discuss the development of a neighborhood park at the County Line/Ellenwood Community Empowerment Summit on Aug. 16 at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Ellenwood.

The meeting, facilitated by longtime Ellenwood resident and business owner Alice White Bussey, begins at 11 a.m. Topics include economic development, health, air quality, senior services, recreation, graduation rates, MARTA and public safety.

Bussey said residents can give input on a 44-acre property at the corner of River and Flakes Mill roads designated for a comprehensive park and recreation center.

The church is at 3797 River Road. Call Kendra Kelly at 404-371-2425 for more information.