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Carrollton releases police, fire stats

June 22, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

The report said that the Carrollton Police Department answered 65,233 calls for service year-to-date. There are a total of 70 sworn personnel in the police department and 13 civilian personnel.

Atlanta City Council votes down withholding police funding

June 22, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta City Council on Saturday narrowly voted down an ordinance that would have withheld $73 million of the Atlanta Police Department’s budget until Mayor Keisha Lance Bottom’s administration drafted a plan to reinvent the culture of policing in the city and make it a national model for law enforcement.

Fayetteville looks at adopting the county’s feral cat ordinance

June 22, 2020

Fayette County News

The Fayetteville City Council on June 18 heard the first reading of a trap, neuter, vaccinate and return (TVNR) ordinance to address the overpopulation of cats that mirrors the ordinance adopted in May by the Fayette County Commission.

City, SPD share police “use of force” policy

June 22, 2020

Statesboro Herald

In light of national attention directed towards police interactions with suspects, the City of Statesboro is sharing its Statesboro Police “use of force” policy.

Augusta mayor plans task force on names, monuments

June 22, 2020

Augusta Chronicle

At a downtown Juneteenth event, Mayor Hardie Davis said he is creating a task force to examine city monuments and road names, many of which have ties to the Confederacy.

Canton Council continues discussion on empty council seat

June 22, 2020

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

Discussions regarding filling the empty seat on the Canton City Council continued during Thursday’s council meeting, with discussion on cost of the election, the electoral process, and a possible draft contract between Canton and the Cherokee County Elections Office.

Rome awarded federal historic preservation grant

June 22, 2020

Rome News-Tribune

The City of Rome is one of eight Georgia municipalities who will receive a federal subgrant from the Georgia State Historic Preservation Office to support historic preservation activities.

Marietta sex shop shut down

June 22, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

A sex shop in Marietta had its license revoked after the city found the store was not authorized to sell as much as 90% of its inventory.

Cartersville City Council approves $4.2M airport contract

June 22, 2020

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

Members of the Cartersville City Council voted unanimously Thursday evening to approve a $4.2 million contract for a safety improvement project at the Cartersville-Bartow County Airport.

Bremen passes FY21 budget

June 19, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

The Bremen City Council on Monday approved continuing the fiscal year 2020 budget into the new fiscal year, beginning on July 1.

LOCAL UPDATE: The Confederate monument in Decatur comes down

June 19, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The ruling, which came in response to a formal complaint filed by the city of Decatur, paved the way for Thursday’s activities — the culmination of a years-long effort to take the divisive pillar down.

Change in street name for Lake Forrest Drive moves forward

June 19, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sandy Springs will schedule public hearings for residents to comment on plans to tweak the spelling of two streets believed to be named after a founder of the Ku Klux Klan. The city also formally encouraged the Georgia General Assembly to approve hate-crimes legislation. Mayor Rusty Paul said the two gestures reflect where the U.S. is in its history.

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