Three-year city employee Kyle Demeester will be Decatur’s new CFO if contract negotiations are successful, but he won't be required to live in the city for which he works.

The director of planning for Athens City Schools was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday, the day after he was named in a federal indictment alleging he and others conspired to profit from fraudulently enrolling private school students in public virtual schools.

Sixth Avenue resurfacing, Church Street Northeast road reconstruction and Beltline Road Southwest realignment lead a bevy of regional and state road projects planned for the spring and summer in and near Decatur.