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VR to consider entertainment district

September 18, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

A plan to establish a new entertainment district in downtown Villa Rica will be placed before the City Council next month.

Tucker To Host Socially Distant National Night Out

September 18, 2020

CBS Atlanta

“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.”

Coweta continues to prosecute marijuana cases

September 18, 2020

Newnan Times-Herald

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.

Cartersville HPC approves tweak to proposed downtown parking deck

September 18, 2020

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

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.

Roswell approves $639K in Tree Bank Fund projects

September 17, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Norcross completes Hunter-Walker Trail

September 17, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Construction on the Hunter-Walker Trail, a 0.17-mile trail connecting Hunter Street and Rossie Brundage Park in Norcross, is now complete.

Sandy Springs refinances $161.7M in long-term debt

September 17, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Roses to occupy Covington K-Mart property

September 17, 2020

Covington News

“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.

O'Barr retires as Lavonia fire chief

September 17, 2020

Franklin County Citizen

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.

Census 2020 Deadline: Atlanta Mayor Urges Residents To Respond

September 17, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Grants offered by city

September 17, 2020

Hinesville Coastal Courier

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.

City accepts Tormenta Way, pays final advance to stadium TAD developers

September 17, 2020

Statesboro Herald

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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