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Mayor Hardie Davis has been selected as a participant in the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.
Canada-based Anatolia Tile + Stone will expand their operations to Savannah, creating 124 new jobs and investing $98 million at two facilities at the Savannah River International Trade Park located off of Jimmy DeLoach Parkway.
A center in Garden City opened Monday with promises of a new day in the battle against poverty for the county’s under-served population.
Sarah J. Gonzalez Memorial Park was filled with music, popcorn, and face painting stands on Sunday. The park was also teeming with volunteers wearing ‘ATL Counts Census 2020’ shirts.
Pooler resident and former Georgia House of Representatives District 161 candidate Adam Bridges announced on Monday his intent to run for Pooler mayor.
The LaGrange Police Department announced Monday that it is looking to partner with the community in fighting crime, according to a press release from the City of LaGrange.
LaGrange Animal Services received a $700 donation to be used for 100 microchips, according to a press release from the city.
For the third time in less than a year, the Richmond Hill City council will lose a member to resignation when Mayor Pro Tem Tara Baraniak steps down after the Aug. 19 council meeting.Like former council members Jan Bass and John Fesperman, Baraniak is resigning because she is relocating and moving outside the city.
A public art display has been installed on city-owned property in downtown Flowery Branch, across from City Hall.
The council unanimously approved an ordinance to improve all residential housing and help ensure that all rental housing in the town meets specific minimum life safety and fire safety standards.
A list of committee members was released July 8 by the Jefferson City Council. Jefferson Mayor Steve Quinn has spearheaded discussions about the possibility of the city, along with other local governments, building an aquatics facility.
Merriss was Decatur’s city manager from 1993 to December 2018, and served in other positions with the city starting in 1983, according to a resume included in the City Council agenda. She now runs a management and leadership consulting business.
Since incorporation in 2006, Milton primarily utilized leased commercial space for city offices, with the exception of three current fire stations inherited from Fulton County. In 2016, the city opened its permanent city hall in downtown Milton.
Flovilla Fire Chief Shane Thompson said the addition, paid for with special purpose local option sales tax funds, gives the fire department an in-door training room, office space and a common area that includes a kitchen, lounge area, laundry facilities and two bunk rooms separated by a Jack-and-Jill bathroom.
Following the retirement of longtime Parks and Recreation Director Elaine Corley, the Forest Park City Council is set to reconsider naming the facility in her honor at its July 15 meeting.
The work on the almost 60-year-old building – Suwanee’s original city hall – will significantly improve the court customer experience and create more space for court and police employees, according to city officials.
The city of Grovetown may consider reviewing the form-based code and supporting documents after a councilmember highlighted discrepancies over certain parts and residents have complained.
Meigs City Council members met for a special called meeting with the intentions of reviewing the procedure for hiring a new police chief, but were unable to get underway when they failed to reach a quorum.
Citizens can meet and greet new City Manager Charles Penny between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday at Joe Brannen Hall, 58-A East Main St., before his first Statesboro City Council meeting, 5:30 p.m. next door at City Hall.
Augusta’s effort to eradicate blight is comparable to other Georgia cities, but Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis said there has not been real dedication to it.
The City of Louisville will start using a company for trash pickup in September.
The Alpharetta City Council has approved spending up to $300,000 on an updated system that automatically turns traffic lights green for an approaching fire apparatus with its emergency lights activated.
“The facility is currently operating above its current design capacity due to population growth in the city over the last 20 years,” staff said in a report to the council.
Mayor Mason is expected to review the city’s progress, including completion of the new Town Center and soon to open autonomous vehicle test track.
The Duluth N.O.W. (Neighborhood Outreach Work) program was created to improve quality of life by partnering neighborhoods with city staff to identify and address community concerns.
The new Front Yard Tree Program allows homeowners to apply and to pay a $25 application fee to have a tree installed in the front yard by Trees Atlanta.
Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling has been appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The commission oversees the certification and professional conduct of certified employees in Georgia school systems.
Its first investment in Greensboro was the Mary-Leila Lofts project, as it was the initial developer of this $12 million mill redevelopment project which now houses 71 workforce housing units in the downtown area.
Visitation to Atlanta reached a record 56 million people in 2018, up 5% from 2017. Those visitors spent $16 billion in 2018, up 6% from the previous year. Centennial Olympic Park recently got a $27 million renovation. It attracts more than two million people per year.
On Thursday, the LaGrange City Council approved the voting calendar for the 2019 municipal elections, which will see three city council seats on the ballot.
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