Leaders of say the group will gather at at the intersection of Medlock Road, North Decatur Road and Scott Boulevard at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, to protest the forthcoming .
This will be the last of three summer rallies Good Growth DeKalb has conducted. GGD says the Walmart will create traffic problems for the neighborhood, clog already busy streets and is overall a bad fit for the area.
A message from GGD said,
In July, Good Growth DeKalb met with Selig Enterprises and presented 3,056 petition signatures. In the last 8 months, Good Growth DeKalb has done extensive neighborhood canvassing and found that 75% of residents are opposed to Walmart and only 5% are in favor, with the remainder neutral or undecided. Approximately 500 yard signs opposing the development dot the surrounding neighborhoods.
Here are previous stories about the proposed Walmart Supercenter and Suburban Plaza.