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Augusta mayor selected for national leadership program

July 16, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Mayor Hardie Davis has been selected as a participant in the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.

Anatolia Tile + Stone announces $98M Savannah expansion

July 16, 2019

Savannah Morning News

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.

Garden City empowerment center working with multiple players to battle poverty

July 16, 2019

Savannah Morning News

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.

Atlanta Block Party Brings Attention To 2020 Census

July 16, 2019

WABE

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.

Bridges announces Pooler mayoral bid

July 16, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Pooler resident and former Georgia House of Representatives District 161 candidate Adam Bridges announced on Monday his intent to run for Pooler mayor.

LPD to partner with community

July 16, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

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 to offer 100 free microchips to animal owners

July 16, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange Animal Services received a $700 donation to be used for 100 microchips, according to a press release from the city.

Richmond Hill mayor pro tem resigns from council

July 16, 2019

Savannah Morning News

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.

Why these pieces of art appeared in Flowery Branch

July 16, 2019

Gainesville Times

A public art display has been installed on city-owned property in downtown Flowery Branch, across from City Hall.

Alto reqiures residential safety inspections

July 15, 2019

MainStreet News

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.

Aquatics committee being formed

July 15, 2019

MainStreet News

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.

Decatur’s former city manager may serve in Sandy Springs interim position

July 15, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

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.

Milton is getting a new public safety complex

July 15, 2019

Neighbor News

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 cuts ribbon on fire station expansion

July 15, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

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.

Forest Park once again takes up renaming rec center

July 15, 2019

Clayton News Daily

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.

Suwanee breaks ground on courthouse renovations, expansion

July 15, 2019

Access North Georgia

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.

Grovetown discusses possible overhaul of form-based code

July 15, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

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.

No quorum, no action on Meigs police issues

July 15, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

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.

Reception, first council meeting Tuesday for new city manager

July 15, 2019

Statesboro Herald

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 clean-up compares to others but mayor wants more

July 15, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

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.

Louisville plans to privatize trash pick up

July 15, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

The City of Louisville will start using a company for trash pickup in September.

Alpharetta OKs $300K for updated emergency traffic signal system

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Roswell OKs $175K to design new transfer station

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“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.

Peachtree Corners mayor to deliver state of the city address

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Duluth N.O.W. partners with neighborhoods for improvement

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Chamblee kicks off front yard tree program

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Kemp appoints Cobb mayor to Georgia Professional Standards Commission

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Greensboro City Development wins 2019 Renaissance Award

July 12, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

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.

New visitor center opens at Centennial Olympic Park

July 12, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

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.

LaGrange approves election calendar

July 12, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

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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