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Roswell residents could soon have more say in a nearly $50 million project that has struggled to win citizen’s favor over the past decade.
Mayors in two of Georgia’s most populous counties say their cities aren’t getting a fair share of federal relief money meant to help local governments cover unexpected expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Valdosta Police Department will hold open testing July 16 for hiring.
Flowery Branch City Hall is closed due to an outbreak of COVID-19 among city staff, according to the Flowery Branch website.
A Marietta City Council member has been elected third vice president of the Georgia Municipal Association. Councilwoman Michelle Cooper Kelly was sworn in Thursday during GMA’s annual meeting.
Johns Creek residents can discuss concerns about policing and race during a city forum this week.
The Cornelia City Commission has a full agenda for its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, including public hearings on changes to the downtown landscape.
The city of Stockbridge, City Councilwoman Yolanda Barber and LifeSouth will hold a community blood drive on Wednesday.
Citing COVID-19 concerns, Woodstock has announced the postponement to the 2021 season of two performances of its free-to-the-public Summer Concert Series: The Ultimate Queen Celebration starring Marc Martel, on July 31; and Steep Canyon Rangers, on Aug. 8.
The Atlanta City Council approved several police reform measures Monday, including a ban on chokeholds and expansion of the citizen review board’s powers.
As COVID-19 cases skyrocket, Augusta leaders remain unwilling to mandate wearing face coverings, while candidates for local office are speaking out in favor.
One by one, military vehicles from different wars made their way through Augusta’s medical district Monday to show appreciation to health care workers as they continue to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Athens is set to become the second Georgia city to mandate wearing face coverings in public after a meeting of the Athens-Clarke County Commission Tuesday evening.
Because of the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, the city of Woodstock has announced that two upcoming events in the Woodstock Summer Concert Series are being postponed until the 2021 season.
Taking note of the substantial number of new COVID-19 infection cases in Rome and Floyd County, the city and county commissions will hold a called joint meeting on Wednesday to discuss the situation with medical leaders.
Canton City Council members continued their discussion on how to fill the vacant Ward 2 seat on the council during their July 2 meeting.
The Marietta City Council took up the issue of a pending state alcohol bill on Monday.
City Council members debated Tuesday evening the details of a proposed ordinance that would subject city businesses or their employees to fines for discriminating against customers.
Kim Dupree Billue, mayor of White, was elected the new District 1 Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) president at a virtual meeting last week.
The City of Arcade re-opened its city park with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, July 2.
With COVID-19 cases rising both nationally and locally, the city of Covington is again instituting a remote work policy.
Against the better judgment of local officials concerned about the spiking spread of COVID-19, Tybee Island tepidly welcomed thousands of Independence Day revelers to congregate and celebrate on the coastal community’s open beaches and within its bustling hangouts.
Milton has announced that for the first time in months, it will resume rentals Monday of outdoor spaces and playing fields, though with some restrictions due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
MARTA will begin distributing up to two million disposable masks to customers Monday as it seeks to protect passengers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Peachtree City officials are reminding residents that the Peachtree City Police Department’s On-line Crime or Incident Reporting is live and ready to use at peachtreecitypolice.org.
The Fayetteville City Council on July 2 adopted a trap, neuter, vaccinate and return (TNVR) ordinance that mirrors the ordinance adopted in May by the Fayette County Commission.
The Fayetteville City Council on July 2 unanimously approved an eminent domain issue that met the monetary request of the owner of property needed to complete acquisitions for the long-planned pedestrian bridge over Ga. Highway 54 West and the multi-use trail that will link to Lester Road.
The first reading of the Fayetteville FY 2021 General Fund budget on July 2 showed a decrease of $620,706 in revenues. The proposed budget sits at $16.966 million, down from the current $17.587 million.
Duluth Rotarians spent part of the Fourth of July serving some of the city's public servants.
Local governments in Glynn County and the city of Brunswick intend on returning to in-person meetings in July.
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