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The Conyers Rockdale Bicycle and Trail Coalition (CRB&TC), the city of Conyers and Rockdale County are taking further steps to encourage and welcome cyclists to ride within the city of Conyers and Rockdale County.
The Valdosta Main Street office has released its 28th edition in the series of Downtown Valdosta Christmas ornaments.
The City of Valdosta and the Ossipe Temple are gearing up for the Greater Valdosta Annual Christmas parade scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, city officials said in a statement.
Johns Creek’s Geographic Information Systems office has created a smart phone app that lets residents enjoy the outdoors while helping to create an inventory of tree species in city parks.
The Norcross City Council recently approved the use of $14,400 ($12,000 for survey, plus 20% contingency) of SPLOST transportation funds for survey work for the Norfolk Southern Pedestrian Crossing project.
“The completion and grand opening of this facility will be a visual representation of Lawrenceville’s commitment to the arts,” said Mayor David Still.
Johns Creek residents should start enjoying brighter streets and sidewalks in early December, as the Sawnee EMC begins a streetlight conversion project.
Canton has awarded a $45,906 technology contract to install WiFi in city parks.
The Woodstock Downtown Development Authority leased about 4,000 square feet at 8636 Main St. for the economic development initiative. Made Mercantile offers sales and production space to nurture small businesses as they scale to market.
Roswell and Cumming are among 22 recent recipients of roadside beautification grants totaling $821,163 by the Georgia Department of Transportation.
For the 15th year, the city of Johns Creek is sponsoring a “Toys for Tots” holiday campaign in partnership with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
The city of Atlanta plans to use a former hotel building as a warming center Monday night as temperatures could drop near freezing, officials said.
Gainesville Water Resources is planning a $28 million sewer expansion that would serve some areas along U.S. 129, and the public can learn more about the plans at an upcoming community meeting.
In its first meeting at council chambers since the start of the pandemic, the LaGrange City Council discussed amending the Board of Planning and Zoning Appeals ordinance surrounding food trucks and recognized a 25-year police lieutenant at its Tuesday meeting.
The LaGrange City Council passed a budget amendment and authorized the mayor and clerk to execute a reimbursement resolution regarding water and sewer facilities at its Tuesday night meeting.
Earlier this year, the Norcross Tree Preservation Board proposed a project to place tree identification plaques at 16 trees in Pinnacle Park, 250 Pinnacle Way. The city provided $4,000 for the project.
The Norcross City Council recently approved $19,400 for the installation of a digital message center display in the gateway monument sign at the corner of Holcomb Bridge Road and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.
Johns Creek officials have cut the ribbon to officially open Morton Road Park – noteworthy in that it’s the first park the city didn’t inherit from Fulton County when it was incorporated in 2006.
LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar was selected to serve on a task force on policing formed by the Council on Criminal Justice, an independent, nonpartisan invitational membership organization and think tank. The city announced Dekmar’s selection in a news release.
Few details are known about the project in Flowery Branch, particularly the company behind the nearly 800-acre development. “I do not have a company name as of yet,” city planner Rich Atkinson said last week.
Perry Police Department will be hosting a "Stuff the Cruiser” event next Saturday on December 5 at the Perry Walmart on Saint Patricks Drive starting at 8:00 a.m.
In the recent weeks the enthusiastic debate regarding a proposed 298-bed student apartment complex along Hawkins Street and Happy Hollow Road has not diminished
The issuing of alcohol licenses has been put under the microscope this year in the city for businesses that sell beer, wine and liquor for package or on-premises consumption, as two Albany City Commission members have questioned their location in residential areas.
Applications for a youth home for boys and a child day care center in a residential neighborhood were among several such requests shot down this week by the Albany City Commission.
Carter was a dedicated employee who was willing to work beyond the normal work hours, Fletcher said. On one recent occasion, she recalled, she called him after receiving information of an illegal installation of a gas unit at a residence going on in the evening in a ward other than hers.
A mass transit service in Brunswick is getting closer to becoming a reality.
Efforts by Cedartown city officials and employees to have some sort of community Christmas event has once again hit a snag.
Applications are still being accepted from Statesboro residents for help with utility bills and a separate program of mortgage and rent assistance provided by the city government from its national Coronavirus Relief Fund award.
A longstanding plan to reconfigure a stretch of Chase Street could take another step forward when the Athens-Clarke County Commission meets Tuesday.
The newly-renovated Suwanee municipal court building will soon feature a three-story mural on the outside of the facility.
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