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2023 Archive


June 2023

The City’s first ever expo for Tucker small business owners and hopefuls was well-received and welcomed over 150 attendees.


May 2023

When Tucker's Comprehensive Plan was adopted, it included five primary community goals for the community’s future – one of which was Bolster(ing) the Economic Base. 


April 2023

The city is hosting its first-ever small business resources expo on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall.


March 2023

Every year the City of Tucker takes time to reflect on and honor Women’s History Month by learning more about the women-owned businesses that call Tucker home.


February 2023

Black History Month (Feb. 1-March 1) each year honors the contributions and sacrifices of African Americans who have helped shape this nation. 


January 2023

“The City of Tucker is thrilled that Prudential is expanding their space and providing even more jobs with the City,” said Mayor Frank Auman.


2022 Archive


December 2022

Main Street, Tucker got a little more whimsical in November with the addition of Wine & Whimseys.


November 2022

 In the middle of the far wall behind the counter are two framed photos of the café’s inspirations, Honey and Joe. 


October 2022

Siggers Hair Salon selected as recipient of the 2022 Mayor’s Business Award .

September 2022 Business Boom.

September 2022

Tucker is home to many Hispanic and Latin-owned businesses.

August 2022 Business Boom.

August 2022

The Urban Land Institute “Mini-TAP” (ULI mTAP) toured Downtown Tucker and the area “south of the tracks”. 


July 2022

New shops continue to open at Hugh Howell Marketplace, one of Tucker’s newest retail center.


June 2022

Nearly 60 attendees filled Stone Ridge Event Center to celebrate Tucker Manufacturing Day 2022.


May 2022

Turknett Leadership Group named to the prestigious UGA Bulldog 100 list for 2022.


April 2022

PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA), a division of PepsiCo, shared plans to invest $260 million into their City of Tucker manufacturing plant.


March 2022

In honor of Women’s History Month, the City of Tucker is proud to share and celebrate the stories of just a few of the women-owned businesses in our community.


February 2022

Dr. Donovan Christie explains his dedication to the pursuit of wellness and compassion for others.



January 2022

Publix’s desire to modernize and expand solidified it as the major anchor in the new Hugh Howell Marketplace.


2021 Archive


December 2021

Tucker Meat Market garners success at World Food Championships (WFC).


November 2021

An interview with Gilbert Kann of Northlake Stamp & Coin.


October 2021

Northlake area continues to experience new growth and revitalization.


September 2021

Former site of Le Cordon Bleu has been repurposed with great success.


August 2021

Manufacturing Day sheds light on some of Tucker's greatest assets.


July 2021

Tandem Bank awards prizes in multiple categories for the Best of Tucker.


June 2021

Tucker Summit CID hosts another successful job fair at Stone Ridge Event Center.


May 2021

Business Outreach Coordinator Angela Brooks talks about the CARES Act and how it helps Tucker businesses.

Construction Board of Appeals members with Mayor Auman.

April 2021

Business Outreach Coordinator Angela Brooks explains the City Boards and Commissions that impact Economic Development.


March 2021

An interview with local, female entrepreneur who dreamt big and is continuing to reach new heights.


February 2021

An interview with FarmED Owner and Chef Daryl Shular, the first African American to earn the culinary industry’s highest honor, Certified Master Chef (CMC). 


January 2021

The buzz continues as new investments pour into the commercial area known as Northlake.


2020 Archive


December 2020

Spending our dollars in Tucker is always a great idea, but this holiday season it is especially important.


November 2020

City Council approves resolution to adopt an Urban Redevelopment Plan for part of the City of Tucker.


October 2020

Business Outreach Coordinator Angela Brooks visits a range of establishments delivering over 15,000 masks.

Sep-20 Tucker-Brewing

September 2020

Tucker Brewing Company keeps growing with a beer garden, event space and now a full-service kitchen.


August 2020

Community Development Director John McHenry highlights food made and distributed in Tucker.


July 2020

Highlighting the adaptability of our long-standing businesses, and introducing some new additions to Tucker.


June 2020

Showcasing local efforts to reach and aid our business community with a personal, albeit socially distant touch.


May 2020

Efforts to help business owners pay payroll expenses, as well as unexpected COVID-related costs.


April 2020

Sugar Bowl Bakery, a premier national bakery opening East Coast operations in the City of Tucker.


March 2020

City adopts plan with vision and strategy for attracting quality development to Tucker’s historic downtown core.


February 2020

PREP Atlanta, which provides dedicated commercial kitchens, has acquired over 60,000 SF of space in Tucker.


January 2020

City staff continues to champion, accommodate and retain new businesses as we build on the success story that is Tucker.


2019 Archive


December 2019

Northlake to see more office space, new retail and a mix of sit-down, fast casual, and quick-service restaurants.


November 2019

Highlighting the important contributions of real estate professionals in the Tucker community.


October 2019

Chick-fil-A at Tucker Station celebrates 30 year anniversary of serving the Tucker community.


September 2019

City of Tucker has a lot of wise business owners with a strong history of brewing and spreading their wisdom.


August 2019

Tucker is home to many diverse associations that serve a range of industries.


July 2019

Property owners, as well as business owners, know Tucker is a great location that supports its business community.

Brick ranch home.

June 2019

The City of Tucker is blessed with not only a central location, but also a range of affordable housing options.


May 2019

Tucker offers a wealth of meeting locations that can accommodate large gatherings and intimate groups.


April 2019

Learn about Tandem Bank, the first newly chartered bank to open in Georgia in 10 years

March 2019 Business Outreach Coordinator

March 2019

Tucker adds a Business Outreach Coordinator to address the concerns of existing businesses.

Feb 19-North Main Street map

February 2019

Main Street experiences a resurgence of activity with several new tenants, along with the building renovations.

Outdoor dining area in downtown Tucker

January 2019

Tucker continues to experience business growth amongst its diverse range of retail and industrial businesses.


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