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Stockbridge Youth Council to tackle human trafficking in Friday forum

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Another forum tackling the issue of human trafficking will be held Friday in Henry County, a community that recently had to tamp down stats that law enforcement said made it appear Henry was home to trafficking activity.

Tyrone urges citizen input on transportation plan

November 22, 2019

Fayette County News

With the deadline quickly approaching for public input on the county’s transportation plan, Tyrone’s town manager has taken to Facebook to ask for more input from the town’s residents.

‘Blight tax’ moves toward approval

November 21, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro City Council on Tuesday evening unanimously moved the proposed “blight tax” ordinance, properly the Community Redevelopment Tax Incentive Program, forward to a second reading.

Planners OK large residential development off Hwy. 124

November 21, 2019

Braselton News

A new development may soon bring new life to an old section of vineyards in Braselton.

Early voting nears for Braselton runoff

November 21, 2019

Braselton News

Early voting is coming up for the Dec. 3 Braselton Town Council District 1 runoff election. Incumbent Becky Richardson faces challenger Richard Mayberry in that election.

Hoschton to discuss changing its charter

November 21, 2019

Braselton News

The City of Hoschton will hold a special called meeting on Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at city hall to discuss changes it wants to make in its city charter.

Winder council meeting schedule changed

November 21, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council has altered its meeting schedule for the remainder of the year, and the change is likely to take effect through next year as well.

Canton discussion shifts away from moratorium

November 21, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

Discussion by Canton City Council members is shifting away from a proposed six-month moratorium on new development applications and toward making decisions based on available sewage capacity.

Woodstock chafes at removal from county fire dispatch protocol

November 21, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

he city of Woodstock is urging Cherokee County officials to reverse a recent decision to remove the Woodstock Fire Department from a list to respond to some calls to unincorporated addresses, saying public safety is at stake.

Council votes on new emergency department signs

November 21, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

If you’re driving to the hospital for an emergency, what color sign do you look for? That was the question at the heart of a recent Marietta City Council debate as WellStar Health Services came to seek variances for new road signs.

Funding for Grantville sludge removal is undecided

November 21, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The city of Grantville is ready to remove the sludge from the Colley Street treatment pond.

Grantville receives $5,000 arts grant for mural

November 21, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The city of Grantville accepted a grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts to paint a mural in the downtown area of the city at its meeting on Monday night.

Amendments made to Grantville’s charter on mayor and city manager’s roles

November 21, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Despite disagreements among the council, the Grantville city council voted to move forward with a few changes to the city’s charter regarding the mayor and city manager.

Henry County to repair Cochran Park's infrastructure, if Stockbridge agrees to take it in

November 21, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

If the city of Stockbridge agrees to take in Cochran Park, the Henry County Board of Commissioners will cover the cost to repair the stormwater infrastructure.

Lawrenceville finance Department receives reporting award

November 21, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

The city has received the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada's “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting."

48-home subdivision gets nod from Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission

November 21, 2019

Fayette Citizen

The 4-0 vote to recommend the development for approval came with the condition that, if approved in December by the City Council, the property be designated to accommodate the higher density included in the rezoning request.

West Point Council replaces historical school marker

November 21, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

A historical marker to memorialize a longtime school in West Point was put back in place Wednesday afternoon by the West Point City Council.

Woodstock OKs $32K for park safety improvements

November 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Woodstock City Council has approved funding for bicyclist and hiker safety improvements at Olde Rope Mill Park.

Johns Creek advances Chattahoochee bridge project to Duluth

November 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Johns Bridge City Council has approved agreements with other city and county governments for the construction phase of a pedestrian bridge across the Chattahoochee River.

Roswell advances plans for ‘mini roundabout’

November 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Roswell City Council has advanced a project that would create the city’s first “mini roundabout” at the intersection of North Coleman Road and Lake Crest Drive.

PTC planners sign off on development

November 21, 2019

Fayette County News

A development that drew some public outcry Nov. 7 at the Peachtree City Council meeting got another approval at the Nov. 11 Peachtree City Planning Commission meeting.

Lawrenceville gas utility receives fifth consecutive safety award

November 21, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

Lawrenceville's Gas Department is being recognized for its safety efforts - again.

Roswell residents voice opinions on new Ga. 400 bridges, leaders rush

November 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Three Roswell City Council members at a Wednesday morning meeting decided they did want to improve the look of the plain bridges the Georgia Department of Transportation are building as part of the roadwork underway on Ga. 400.

Police department adds body cameras

November 20, 2019

McDuffie Progress

After two months of testing to remove the kinks and find an effective attachment for uniforms, the officers of the Thomson Police Department are now wearing body cameras to help protect them when interacting with citizens.

Eason looks forward to new term

November 20, 2019

Dawson Community News

“You want the city to be something the citizens can use,” said Dawsonville Mayor Mike Eason. “Right now, with the amphitheater going in, the park there, the farmers’ market, we’re starting to have some things to keep people there.”

Albany Fire Department receives training in how to respond to electrical fires

November 20, 2019

Albany Herald

This week, representatives from Georgia Power Co. instructed Albany Fire Department personnel on how to safely respond in the event of a fire at an electrical transformer station.

Brunswick makes cut for TV show

November 20, 2019

Brunswick News

Brunswick Mayor Cornell Harvey said he was “ecstatic” to learn about the selection.

A $20 million, six-story hotel is coming to uptown Columbus. Here are the details

November 20, 2019

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

New details were released about the six-story AC Marriott hotel that is going in the 1200 block of Broadway during an unveiling ceremony Tuesday evening.

Marietta eyes purchase of two state-owned properties off the Square

November 20, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin said Tuesday the Mill Street parking lot beside the Marietta Square Starbucks is likely to be sold by the State Properties Commission to the Downtown Marietta Development Authority by year’s end.

Alpharetta police partner with Ring on video doorbell data

November 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Alpharetta City Council has approved a partnership agreement with Ring that would give police access to data of the popular video doorbell system, provided customers agree to share their data.

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