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"The Firehouse Museum is no longer available as a polling site and the Elections Superintendent plans to relocate the voters effective for the next scheduled election on November 5, 2019."
Qualifying for the November municipal elections in Barrow County runs through Friday in Winder, Auburn and Bethlehem and Thursday in Statham and Carl, and contested races have already formed in Winder and Statham.
Under the draft ordinance, the application fee for companies would be $100 to place a “small cell” on an existing pole, $250 for a replacement pole and $1,000 for a new pole.
Dawsonville Mayor Mike Eason qualified Monday morning to run for a second term in office. The announcement comes after some initial questions about whether or not Eason wanted to run again.
The Thomson Fire Department and McDuffie County Fire and EMS will soon combine.
Two days into the five days of candidate qualifying, the only confirmed contest for a Statesboro City Council seat was the previously announced race in District 2.
More than a dozen roads in Macon are about to get resurfaced.
The last two men elected mayor of Dalton — current Mayor Dennis Mock and former Mayor David Pennington — have qualified to be on the ballot for the Nov. 5 municipal election for the city's top elected post.
The city will vote Thursday whether the "Brunch Bill" referendum will be included on the Nov. 5 ballot.
A neighborhood convenience store that boasts Brunswick’s biggest burger will remain on its corner after the Brunswick and Glynn County Economic Development Authority voted to lend its owner $57,000 from its revolving loan fund.
The city's youngest residents soon will have a new form of protection.
An incumbent Thomasville City Council member and a political newcomer qualified as November general election candidates.
Three more candidates filed Tuesday to run for the Rome City Commission in the Nov. 5 general election.
Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation board members want to do something about people smoking at public parks and playing fields.
The City of Blakely welcomed an Economic Development Bus Tour last week to display the opportunities the city can provide potential businesses interested in locating in Georgia.
The mayor and council of the City of Blakely announced the city’s millage rate for 2019 will be set at a public meeting at the City Hall Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 5 p.m.
Qualifying is underway at Blakely City Hall this week for the Nov. 5 municipal election. The qualifying period began Monday and will continue through 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23.
It’s hard to find a good bargain these days, but the City of Baxley and Appling County think they have done just that.
The city’s utility budget, which is water and sewer, changed the most. The council added slightly more than $100,000 in revenue and expenses. The water and sewer budget is $1.665 million.
Wescott is a founding member of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, is on the board of directors and served as the board chair in 2017.
The McDonough City Council unanimously approved the measure, which was part of a lengthy list of “consent agenda” items. The measure was the source of no discussion at the Monday meeting.
The Broad Street Project will include green space in place of a strip of blighted buildings torn down last year. The change the the AIA agreement costs $25,000 and will be funded by Community Development Block Grant Money.
Gainesville City Council approved a decrease in the water rate differential from 2.0 to 1.9 Tuesday evening.
There are now five Zagster stations in Alpharetta, with a sixth in Big Creek Park, Roswell, according to a city announcement.
The largest issue discussed was the proposal for an inclusive playground — one where children with disabilities can also play. Milton-based nonprofit Children’s Charities agreed to donate materials for the 0.3-acre playground. The city is providing the land.
According to Norcross Economic Development Coordinator, Tara Smith, there are over 88 biomedical and life science-related businesses in the Norcross area. These firms have some of the city’s highest paying positions with an average pay of $74,000.
The new funding model will allow the city to make strategic, timely, and cost-conscious decisions about repairs to the city’s stormwater infrastructure over the next 15 years.
The city still has to close on the BAN with PNC Bank, which should happen in the next month. Assuming the city closes it then has the ability to borrow money for those projects without needing the voter approval required by a general obligation bond.
After Marietta city officials submit development plans for the site, then Cobb will conduct a formal plan review process.
"Now, we are going through the vetting process and the orientation process to make sure those who have signed up will be an appropriate match,” she said. The mentors will work with boys ages 6 through 14 who are on the Big Brothers Big Sisters waiting list.
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