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Pombier is among three finalists for the Savannah city manager post. All three will be in Savannah for in-person interviews and to participate in community roundtables Friday and Saturday.
Plans to open a liquor store at 1081 Iris Drive can move forward after the Conyers City Council approved a conditional use permit for the business on Wednesday.
A plan to establish a new entertainment district in downtown Villa Rica will be placed before the City Council next month.
“We are mindful of the ongoing pandemic, as well as the need for community connection and interaction,” said Tucker Communications Manager Sonja Szubski. “We will be pulling out all the stops to make this as safe an event as you have ever seen.”
An 86-acre, 214-lot section inside the 1,000-acre Sterling on the Lake subdivision in Flowery Branch was given initial approval to become a gated active adult community with privately maintained roads.
Last month, the city of Doraville decriminalized marijuana possession under one ounce after more than 100 people were arrested in 2019 because they were allegedly found in possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.
An effort to annex just over 48-acres into the city limits of Flowery Branch has been denied again.
Affordable housing and how to deal with a significant shortage of it in Rome has become an overarching topic in development talks.
The Statham City Council, during its Tuesday, Sept. 15 meeting, approved the hiring of Sandra Bennett as the new city clerk.
Members of the Cartersville Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to approve an adjustment to the design of a proposed downtown parking deck abutting Main Street and West Cherokee Avenue.
The trees that line the eastern end of Clayton Street in downtown Athens will come down over the next few weeks as a streetscape project resumes.
The Roswell City Council has approved a list of tree-planting and landscaping projects to be funded by $639,061 out of the city’s Tree Bank Fund.
As the pandemic continues to alter the way local cities do business, Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason is delivering his annual state-of-the-city address via video.
Construction on the Hunter-Walker Trail, a 0.17-mile trail connecting Hunter Street and Rossie Brundage Park in Norcross, is now complete.
Having received high scores from two credit-rating agencies, the Sandy Springs Public Facilities Authority and City Council have approved refinancing $161.7 million in long-term debt.
“We look forward to welcoming Roses and NexGen storage to Covington and filling a large vacancy at one of our city’s gateways,”Covington Economic Development Manager William Smith said.
Lavonia Fire Chief Scott O’Barr has retired from the department. O’Barr informed the Lavonia City Council of his retirement Sept. 8, saying he knew it was short notice.
The city of Sandy Springs and the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust have partnered to build a new location for the Anne Frank museum on the City Springs campus.
Time is running out for residents to complete the 2020 Census. In a virtual press conference on September 16, 2020, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says all residents need to respond to the census by the September 30, 2020 deadline to ensure future funding for the city.
Two departments in Atlanta City Hall are tasked with creating a plan that could impact neighborhoods across the city in terms of how pedestrian-friendly they are.
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday agreed to give cities a total of $30 million to fight COVID-19 after months of public fighting and legal threats over who gets federal coronavirus relief money.
Deputy Chief John Robertson with the Gainesville Police Department has announced that he will retire on Sept. 30 after more than two decades of service.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said the city could move to the next phase of its coronavirus reopening plan as early as next week if cases continue decreasing in Atlanta.
The city of Norcross has passed a resolution requiring people to wear masks in indoor spaces owned or leased by the city.
Sandy Springs agreed to partner with two universities that will separately study aspects of city services and operations.
A crowd including representatives from local government, developers and schools gathered this morning in downtown Gainesville for a groundbreaking ceremony on the Gainesville Renaissance project.
City of Clayton council members voted unanimously to keep the millage rate at 8.769 mills at Tuesday’s council meeting.
Albany could soon be searching for a leader of city operations as City Manager Sharon Subadan is one of two finalists for the job of city administrator in Augusta.
On Thursday, September 10, the City of Hinesville Community Development Department announced the addition of a second Small Business Economic Grant program aiming at assisting small businesses recover from business interruptions associated with COVID-19 that affected the status of their rent, mortgage and/or utility payments.
After accepting newly completed Tormenta Way as a city street Tuesday evening, Statesboro City Council approved a $1,155,404 final advance to developers of the surrounding tax allocation district, or TAD, from $4.75 million borrowed for infrastructure improvements, also including the widening of a section of Old Register Road.
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