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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.
While some dads are hundreds or thousands of miles away from their children on Father’s Day, Matt Kenerly and his son Cody are right here in Carrollton, serving and protecting its citizens.
Gwinnett County Commissioner Marlene Fosque said that defunding the Gwinnett County Police Department would shift some of the responsibility to the city police departments and that if the county then tried to defund the sheriff’s office it could lead to a lawsuit.
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.
A city councilman and local business owner is remembering not just his own dad on this Father’s Day, but his four uncles as well.
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.
In light of national attention directed towards police interactions with suspects, the City of Statesboro is sharing its Statesboro Police “use of force” policy.
“Kicking the can down the road” is a phrase that long has been associated with political inaction.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced applications are now open for the creATL Relief Fund to support Atlanta’s independent creative workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms confronts a global pandemic and unrest over police brutality at home, she has steadily emerged as a legitimate contender for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s running-mate.
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.
It was unclear in a Thursday night budget review whether Athens-Clarke County commissioners would embrace a proposal to reduce the size of the city’s police force by half over the next 10 years during a Thursday budget review meeting.
As Tucker’s city staff prepares to move into a new City Hall later this month, they need help decorating the new space to make it feel uniquely “Tucker.”
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.
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.
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.
Hundreds of marchers of all races and ages gathered at the Cobb NAACP office on Roswell Street in Marietta on Friday afternoon and made the nearly mile-long march to Marietta Square in recognition of Juneteenth.
Augusta is rolling out its COVID-19 small business relief program and will begin accepting applications Monday.
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.
One of the items listed first the city’s business for their June 22 meeting is the reading of a proclamation of unity against racial injustice.
The City of Hogansville announced Monday night that the bid opening for renovations to the city's future city hall will begin July 6 at 2 p.m.
Atlanta is one of 10 cities chosen by The Rockefeller Foundation for a new program it's launching to promote more inclusive growth, both short- and long-term.
Doraville has hired a new city manager, officials announced Wednesday. The position has been vacant for almost six months while the police chief served as interim city manager.
The Bremen City Council on Monday approved continuing the fiscal year 2020 budget into the new fiscal year, beginning on July 1.
Some Whitesburg residents are asking why they were not told that a rock quarry might be built on 360 acres north of town. And both the mayor and past and present commissioners for the area told the Times-Georgian on Thursday they are all opposed to the plan.
The move would only affect the city’s portion of the road, or just 400 feet of the 2-mile road. The rest of the road, which runs from McEver Road to Old Federal Road near Lake Lanier, is in unincorporated Hall County.
Flowery Branch’s proposed tax rate for 2020-21 got initial approval at the City Council meeting Thursday, June 18.
There were roughly 20 speakers who came forward and addressed members of the judiciary and law enforcement, discussing national and local issues pertaining to police accountability, jail treatment and potential abuse of power.
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.
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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