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A community's continuous battle against ethylene oxide

October 18, 2019

Covington News

The City of Covington officials received the preliminary air testing results this week from Montrose Air Quality Services, the company contracted by the city to test the air quality in the city and surrounding areas.

Sugar Hill getting ready for annual Sugar Rush festival

October 18, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

“With a new logo, new entertainment, and new downtown buzz in Sugar Hill, Sugar Rush 2019 invites everyone to enjoy an artfully festive fall,” city officials said in an announcement for the event.

Fireman Dee Windle Retires After 19 Years Of Service

October 18, 2019

Summerville News

After volunteering on the Summerville Fire Department for the last 19 years, Dee Windle is retiring.

Marietta awarded as first U.S. city with connectivity

October 18, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

On Oct. 11, the city of Marietta marked 18 months of connected transportation and life-saving technology within the city by being awarded the Technology Innovation Showcase award from the State of Georgia’s Chief Information Officer Calvin Rhodes.

Atlanta hires new chief sustainability officer

October 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms appointed Shelby Busó chief sustainability officer, the city announced in a news release. Busó will oversee the city’s resilience and sustainability efforts, which include reducing residents’ utility bills by running buildings on clean energy.

Roswell buying final tract of Seven Branches land

October 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Roswell city officials announced the acquisition of the final parcel of the Seven Branches property, an undeveloped tract along Holcomb Bridge Road said to contain the city’s last stand of old-growth trees.

House Study Committee on Gang and Youth Violence Prevention holds meeting in LaGrange

October 18, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton, LaGrange Police Chief Lou Dekmar and Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney Herb Cranford all addressed the committee early in the meeting, sharing some of the methods used to address gang violence in LaGrange and where the state can help.

Flowery Branch approves 5% water and sewer increase, takes effect Oct. 18

October 18, 2019

Gainesville Times

Flowery Branch customers will see slightly higher water and sewer bills in November after the Flowery Branch City Council unanimously approved a 5% rate increase Thursday.

Bow hunters ask city for use of dormant land

October 18, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Cairo City Council members heard a petition Monday night to allow bow hunting on city property, but no action was ultimately taken.

Marietta's smart traffic system an award-winning success

October 17, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

A smart traffic signal network that Marietta was the first jurisdiction in the country to fully integrate is paying off big time, city staff say.

Mayor asks I-75 leaders for help on truck lanes

October 17, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth mayor Eric Wilson told leaders along the I-75 corridor on Sept. 19 that he’s very concerned about how new truck lanes could hurt his city.

City council approves new tools for fire department

October 17, 2019

Moultrie Observer

The Moultrie City Council voted Tuesday night to purchase new extrication tools for the fire department.

‘Tot Lot,’ Lambert Park gets city approval

October 17, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

The Madison Mayor and City Council gave the green light for the development of two new parks in the city...

City Council just says no

October 17, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

A push for a moratorium on all new developments in the City of Madison did not fly with city council members at Monday night’s regular meeting.

Marietta sets park hours, bans bikes

October 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A ban has been established by the Marietta City Council on the use of bicycles, skates, skateboards, roller blades and similar devices on city property and in parks and the central business district.

Second Gwinnett city bars new vape shops from opening

October 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Snellville has enacted a 12-month moratorium on new vape shops opening.

Tour highlights SPLOST sites

October 17, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

County and city officials and the SPLOST VIII campaign committee invited media to tour several facilities eligible to receive funds should the new tax pass Nov. 5.

Developer can move forward with senior housing project near Hall County line

October 17, 2019

Gainesville Times

A senior housing project off Old Winder Highway/Ga. 211 just south of Hall County has been given Braselton’s approval with conditions.

Brunswick's Wright Square to be reunited

October 17, 2019

Brunswick News

A decision in the 1950s to run a road through the middle of Wright Square is about to be reversed.

Statesboro's new alcohol license fees intended to reflect costs of policing

October 17, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro's new fee levels for alcoholic beverage licenses represent an attempt to match the prices paid by license holders to the city's costs for policing different types of establishments: restaurants, bars, pubs and so forth.

Costs adding up for service delivery negotiations between Dalton, Whitfield County

October 17, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The stalemate between the Dalton City Council and the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners over the service delivery agreement has cost taxpayers a little over $19,000 so far.

Hinesville accepting applications for Christmas event

October 17, 2019

Hinesville Coastal Courier

The city of Hinesville has begun accepting vendor applications for the annual Hinesville for the Holidays event.

Roswell to offer free CPR classes to residents

October 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Free community classes in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) will be offered in November by the Roswell Fire Department.

Atlanta councilman holding town hall on participatory budgeting

October 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Councilman Antonio Brown is holding a town hall Thursday evening for residents in his district to decide how participatory budget funds will be spent.

Covington seeks sterilization plant closure over toxic gas emissions

October 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Covington is asking a local sterilization plant to suspend operations after air monitoring found elevated levels of a carcinogenic gas emitted by the facility in surrounding neighborhoods.

New townhome development could have this side benefit for Hall schools

October 17, 2019

Gainesville Times

A new townhome development is taking shape off Thurmon Tanner Parkway — one that can provide eventual access for Hall County Schools.

Community groups join City of LaGrange in Hillside Cleanup

October 17, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

On Saturday, the City of LaGrange held its monthly litter cleanup in the Hillside community. More than 50 city employees, community members, as well as city leaders participated in the event.

Roswell sets household hazardous waste collection

October 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Hazardous and toxic items, from paint thinners to household cleaners to mercury thermometers, will be taken at a Roswell Public Works/Environmental Department household hazardous waste collection in November, according to a city announcement.

Sandy Springs adopts trail master plan

October 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A master plan that identifies 31.4 miles of potential trails, and proposes constructing seven miles of trails over 10 years at an estimated cost of $33.3 million, has been approved by the Sandy Springs City Council.

Sandy Springs sets open house on Path 400 trail extension

October 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sandy Springs has scheduled a public information open house for November for the proposed Path 400 Multiuse Trail Extension, a vehicle-free way for walkers and bicyclists to get from the Perimeter area to Buckhead.

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