Cities In The News

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Jonesboro proposes moving poll from Firehouse Museum to Police Department

August 22, 2019

Clayton News Daily

"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 municipal elections continues; contested races in Winder, Statham so far

August 22, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

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.

Auburn City Council to vote on ordinance regulating mini-cell towers

August 22, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

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 to seek reelection

August 21, 2019

Dawson Community News

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.

City and county fire departments to merge

August 21, 2019

McDuffie Progress

The Thomson Fire Department and McDuffie County Fire and EMS will soon combine.

Council race is on in Statesboro District 2

August 21, 2019

Statesboro Herald

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.

Nearly 20 roads in Macon-Bibb approved for repairs. Here’s the list.

August 21, 2019

Macon Telegraph

More than a dozen roads in Macon are about to get resurfaced.

Mock, Pennington qualify for Dalton mayor's race

August 21, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

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.

City to consider 'Brunch Bill' vote

August 21, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

The city will vote Thursday whether the "Brunch Bill" referendum will be included on the Nov. 5 ballot.

EDA loans $57K to convenience store to buy building

August 21, 2019

Brunswick News

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.

City police employ new tactic to stop school zone speeders

August 21, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

The city's youngest residents soon will have a new form of protection.

Flowers, Tyler Qualify for Thomasville City Council

August 21, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

An incumbent Thomasville City Council member and a political newcomer qualified as November general election candidates.

3 more sign up to run for Rome City Commission; qualifying in Cave Spring ends Wednesday

August 21, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Three more candidates filed Tuesday to run for the Rome City Commission in the Nov. 5 general election.

Parks & Rec taking aim at smoking, youth fall sports to start Sept. 3

August 21, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation board members want to do something about people smoking at public parks and playing fields.

Bus tour stops in Blakely

August 21, 2019

Early County News

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.

City to set tax millage Tuesday

August 21, 2019

Early County News

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.

City qualifying underway for Nov. 5 election

August 21, 2019

Early County News

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.

Inmate work crews save county and city taxpayers big money

August 21, 2019

Baxley News Banner

It’s hard to find a good bargain these days, but the City of Baxley and Appling County think they have done just that.

Statham budget approved six weeks into fiscal year

August 21, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

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.

Former Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber chair joins race for City Council seat

August 21, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Wescott is a founding member of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber, is on the board of directors and served as the board chair in 2017.

McDonough City Council approves 'brunch bill' referendum again

August 21, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

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.

Main Street Jonesboro sidewalk widening gets the go-ahead from City Council

August 21, 2019

Clayton News Daily

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 approves lower water rates for people outside city limits

August 21, 2019

Access North Georgia

Gainesville City Council approved a decrease in the water rate differential from 2.0 to 1.9 Tuesday evening.

Alpharetta expands bike share program to downtown

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

There are now five Zagster stations in Alpharetta, with a sixth in Big Creek Park, Roswell, according to a city announcement.

Council approves park plan for former Milton Country Club site

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Norcross partners with life sciences trade association

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Duluth to adjust stormwater fees to fund needed improvements

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Avondale Estates moving ahead with borrowing money for development

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Cobb unopposed to 15 acres going to Marietta

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

After Marietta city officials submit development plans for the site, then Cobb will conduct a formal plan review process.

Upward Of 600 Men Sign Up To Mentor Boys And Teens In Atlanta

August 21, 2019

GPB News

"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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