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Savannah aldermen call for some gun control measures

August 16, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Savannah Alderman Julian Miller has had enough and at Thursday's regular council meeting said it’s time for the city to take the lead in Georgia on gun control issues.

Macon now has an award-winning street sweeper. A behind the scenes look at his job.

August 16, 2019

Macon Telegraph

Roderick Bell rides a street sweeper through town as the sun rises over Macon. He is headed to Fort Hill Street in East Macon at around 20 miles per hour.

City discusses changes to tap fees

August 16, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The City of LaGrange is looking at creative ways of encouraging redevelopment of properties in the city, and on Tuesday, the council heard a proposal that would wave part of one of the fees for that redevelopment.

LFD to run 110 flights of stairs in remembrance of 9/11

August 16, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

Next month the LaGrange Fire Department will run 110 flights of stairs to honor the men and women who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Close calls cause action

August 16, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

Chickens aren’t the only ones crossing the road to get to the other side. Pedestrians hold out the same hope that they, too, can cross Madison city streets and make it to the other side in one piece.

Alternative energy considered by City

August 16, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

The City of Madison is considering a $75,000 investment into solar energy for some city buildings. According to City Manager David Nunn, adding solar panels as another energy source will not only be “green” for the environment but bring back a little green to the city’s wallet in the future.

Mountain Park to elect mayor, council members

August 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The candidate must continue to live in Mountain Park during the term of office and be registered and qualified to vote in municipal elections in the city.

Milton OKs fire mutual aid agreement with Roswell

August 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Automatic aid is dispatched automatically, with the closest available unit responding regardless of where a call originates, while mutual aid is dispatched upon request by one department to the other.

Loganville welcomes Tim Johnson as new interim fire chief

August 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Johnson has been a firefighter for almost 25 years, beginning his career as a volunteer with the Loganville Fire Department.

Kilgore, Sheats announce runs for Winder City Council; Healan won’t seek re-election

August 15, 2019

MainStreet News

Kobi Kilgore officially announced Aug. 5 that she will challenge incumbent councilman Al Brown for the Ward 2 seat in the Nov. 5 election, while Holly Sheats has announced a run for the at-large seat held by outgoing councilman Michael Healan, who is not seeking re-election.

Board raises pay, cuts taxes

August 14, 2019

Walton Tribune

The board unanimously approved the $19.1 million budget for Social Circle City Schools, which includes $3,000 raises for every teacher in the system, as suggested by Gov. Brian Kemp.

Brookhaven officials cut ribbon on new ‘tree house’ at Briarwood Park playground

August 14, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The new equipment includes three elevated wooden structures, like tree houses, that are connected by rope ladders to allow children to climb back and forth.

Roswell to install speed detection cameras in school zones

August 14, 2019

Neighbor News

Roswell police began research on this program in February this year and presented its findings and requests to the committee July 24. During that time, Roswell police looked at six school zones in Roswell and found that Hembree Elementary School and Holcomb Bridge Middle School had over 1,500 speeding violations each from drivers.

38 parking spots on Canton and Elizabeth Way to become paid parking

August 14, 2019

Neighbor News

Visitors will be provided with two options to pay: the Park Mobile smartphone app or Parkeon kiosk.

Gainesville planning board approves request from QuikTrip for Queen City property

August 14, 2019

Gainesville Times

A QuikTrip gas station and convenience store at the corner of Jesse Jewell and Queen City parkways is one step closer to approval, after the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board approved the company’s request to abandon a 310-foot portion of Gordon Avenue on Tuesday.

Planning board approves rezoning for Gainesville 85 Business Park

August 14, 2019

Gainesville Times

Almost 400 acres at 1701 Fullenwider Road in Gainesville could be rezoned from residential to heavy industrial for a business park the city plans to build. The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board approved the request from the city Tuesday.

Senoia tackling beaver problem

August 14, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

City Manager Harold Simmons told the Senoia City Council Monday night that there are beavers building dams near the Cumberland subdivision and the Senoia Police Department.

Rockmart takes part in Demand an End training on human trafficking

August 14, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The City of Rockmart is now one of several communities around the state and country who have a Demand an End certification from an organization seeking to bring an end to all human trafficking.

City of Dawsonville receives award for financial reporting

August 14, 2019

Dawson Community News

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the city of Dawsonville by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

Rome-Floyd Fire Department unveils new quints, dubbed 'Beast of the East" and "Best of the West"

August 14, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Two new quints for the Rome-Floyd Fire Department are now in service, after officials spent more than a year designing them and monitoring the manufacturing process.

Jacoby says work on massive Emerson development may begin before 2020

August 14, 2019

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

Monday evening’s Emerson City Council meeting drew one of Atlanta’s most powerful and renowned developers to Bartow County, as Jim Jacoby — head of Jacoby Development, Inc. — made an appearance to advocate for a resolution officially approving the Etowah-Allatoona Economic Corridor tax allocation district.

Rome puts historic district changes on hold pending survey

August 14, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Owners of four parcels in the East Rome Historic District got sympathy — but no backing — for their bid to remove the tracts and the extra development regulations that go with the designation.

LaGrange Memorial Library participating in Library Card Sign Up Month

August 14, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

During the month of September, the LaGrange Memorial Library is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month.

New city manager has hiring to do

August 14, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Now in his second month as Statesboro's city manager, Charles W. Penny has some hiring to do. The city is currently short two department heads Penny would hire, and a third is leaving.

Cairo Fire Department gets new, better grade on ISO

August 14, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Firefighters received accolades from the Cairo City Council Monday evening for their recent advancement in the Insurance Services Office rating system.

West Point signs off on memorandum Monday night during council meeting

August 14, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The West Point City Council held a short business meeting Monday night but did sign off on a memorandum of understanding with Mobis for a potential significant project.

Qualifying for candidates in City of Thomson election begins Aug. 19

August 14, 2019

McDuffie Progress

Individuals interested in entering the November 5 race to become Mayor of the City of Thomson and a member of the City Council have until August 23 to think about it.

City Council

August 14, 2019

Early County News

Several items were removed from last week’s City Council meeting agenda before the meeting — the audit report, a conditional use request for a loft apartment at 34 North Main St. and a conditional use request for a multi-family building at 2063 South Main St.

Cairo council could take up issue of Sunday sales soon

August 14, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

The Cairo City Council is likely to determine within the next several weeks whether voters should decide if alcohol can be sold on Sundays.

Qualifying to begin this Monday for Metter City Council

August 14, 2019

Metter Advertiser

Qualifying will begin on Monday, Aug. 19, for District 1, Seats 1 and 3 and District 2, Seat 5, on Metter City Council.

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