Cities In The News

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Number of false alarms rattle council

February 17, 2020

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Cairo City Council members are becoming increasingly concerned with a series of false alarms, primarily from businesses, that they say are distracting police from their regular duties.

Savannah debates clean energy goal

February 17, 2020

Savannah Morning News

A town hall forum on Tuesday, Feb. 18, will look at how Savannah can adopt a goal of transitioning to 100% safe, renewable, clean energy by 2030.

Dalton moves toward stricter enforcement of rules for brush, rubbish

February 17, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression,” said Dalton Mayor David Pennington.

County Well Might Help City’s Water Problem

February 17, 2020

Summerville News

Earlier today the Chattooga County Water District was told its well number 7 is not affected by contaminates. This would allow them to supply the City of Summerville which is struggling with clean water.

Alpharetta to spend $200 million on road projects, trails

February 17, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Alpharetta will spend $200 milllion for road and infrastructure improvements over the next eight years, said Alpharetta Mayor Jim Gilvin during his State of the City Address this week.

Hampton City Council approves smoking ban in parks

February 17, 2020

Henry Daily Herald

The Hampton City Council approved a motion that would ban smoking in all city-owned public parks in the Hampton city limits.

Dickson Acres residents say they oppose rezoning, not Olive Garden

February 17, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

Anish Govan requested that the City of Dalton rezone 1.7 acres his family owns to commercial from residential so they could demolish the house on the site, but withdrew that request just before the opening of the City Council meeting.

Marietta sues drug company over medicine that went from $40 to $39,000

February 17, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Marietta has filed a class action lawsuit against a drug company after the price of a decades-old medicine went from $40 a vial to more than $39,000.

Residents urged to sign up for CodeRED alert system

February 17, 2020

Statesboro Herald

The City of Statesboro and Bulloch County are partnering to “implement the CodeRED system, a high-speed emergency notification system,” said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

Commissioners, city staff debate best ways to pay for future projects

February 17, 2020

Rome News-Tribune

When it comes to having big dreams for Rome, all Rome City Commissioners agreed during their annual Planning Retreat Thursday that it's going to take money to turn those dreams into reality. Lots of it.

Marietta approves halfway house extension

February 17, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

A halfway house in Marietta can continue to operate after Mayor Steve Tumlin issued a rare veto at Wednesday’s City Council meeting.

Rome and Floyd County to celebrate Arbor Day Friday at Parks Hoke Park

February 17, 2020

Rome News-Tribune

National Arbor Day won't be here until April, but Rome and Floyd County will be celebrating Georgia Arbor Day this Friday.

Marietta schedules public SPLOST presentation

February 17, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

The City Council will hold a presentation on the list of projects they hope to fund with the one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. Residents will have 45 minutes to have their say on the projects.

New office building will rise off Cherokee Street

February 17, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

The Marietta City Council voted 6-0 to approve the agency’s plans to knock down the medical offices that have been on the site since 1991 and build a new two-story, 5,158-square-foot building in the same general location as the existing building.

Removal of prominent downtown Columbus oak trees stirs reaction

February 17, 2020

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

City work crews removed two large Oak trees from the Broadway median in downtown Columbus earlier this week.

Horse carriage companies look at new routes in Helen

February 14, 2020

White County News Telegraph

The Helen City Commission has given tentative approval for a temporary new route for a horse carriage company.

Clayton to revisit short-term rental ordinance

February 14, 2020

Clayton Tribune

CLAYTON— The city of Clayton will hold a public hearing for the short-term rental ordinance on Tuesday, Feb.18 at 3:30 p.m., council members announced at the city work session Tuesday.

Baldwin approves new lift station repair

February 14, 2020

Northeast Georgian

The Baldwin City Council Monday approved the purchase of a new pump costing over $50,000 for the regency lift station.

Mayor Blount asks BOE to keep the name of the new high school Americus-Sumter

February 14, 2020

Americus Times-Recorder

AMERICUS – Americus Mayor Barry Blount strongly urged the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) to keep the name of the new high school as Americus-Sumter High School and to not change the name to Sumter County High School. Mayor Blount stated his case to the BOE at its monthly meeting on Monday, February 10.

St. Mary's tables alcohol license decision

February 14, 2020

St. Marys Tribune and Georgian

With no clear direction from the state, St. Marys City Council decided to not decide about revoking an alcohol license that the state says violates state law

Council delays decision on storm water utility

February 14, 2020

St. Marys Tribune and Georgian

After nearly 45 minutes of discussion, St. Marys City Council delayed a decision for 90 days on an ordinance establishing a storm water utility.

Perry Council hears proposed changes to Weleetka Trail.

February 14, 2020

Houston Home Journal

City of Perry Director of Engineering Chad McMurrian presented council with proposed changes to Weleetka Trial at the work session held on February 3. McMurrian first explained the original concept prepared by Bryant Engineering, which would cost $1.2 million. McMurrian stated that he was asked to return with alternate options. McMurrian presented five alternate plans.

Cartersville City Council approves ESPOST referendum

February 14, 2020

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

At the top of the docket was a resolution to approve a joint school district referendum, seeking the reimposition of the local 1% ESPLOST tax.

Euharlee police chief outlines proposed policy changes

February 14, 2020

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

Chief of Police Jody Matthews took center stage at Wednesday afternoon’s Euharlee City Council work session meeting, where he went over numerous proposals to revise departmental policies.

City hires new parking data collection firm after first company fails to deliver on promises

February 14, 2020

Rome News-Tribune

The company Rome hired to analyze downtown parking data oversold its capabilities, leaving city staff to scramble to find another company that could deliver the information needed.

VR council moves forward with traffic study

February 14, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

Villa Rica is moving forward with a traffic study that promises to help solve current traffic snarls and prevent new ones as the city grows.

City, county discuss SDS agreement

February 14, 2020

Milledgeville Union Recorder

Several documents related to a new Service Delivery Strategy Agreement between Milledgeville City Council and the Baldwin County Board of Commissioners were officially signed by the top two governing officials during a special ceremony Tuesday night at City Hall.

City council makes panel appointments

February 14, 2020

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Thomasville City Council unanimously approved a slate of residents to serve on various boards, commissions and authorities.

Council approves $11.9 million apartment proposal

February 14, 2020

Tifton Gazette

The Tifton City Council approved an $11.9 million bid to build apartments at the former Captain’s Point Trailer Park Feb. 3, but not before a lengthy — and, at times, heated — debate.

Hampton City Council says no to rezoning for proposed subdivision

February 14, 2020

Henry Daily Herald

The Hampton City Council voted against rezoning more than 200 acres of land for a possible new subdivision in the southern part of the city.

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