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In an ongoing effort to address moisture problems at the Thomasville Municipal Building, city council members approved a new roof for the 144 E. Jackson St. structure.
The son of a prominent Valdosta civil rights activist is trying to start a branch of a national rights group in the city and plans to speak to city council Thursday.
A proposed 188-townhome development off Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 was given the Oakwood Planning Commission’s OK Monday night.
Dalton Public Works Director Benny Dunn said the effort to shore up the failing westbound lane of Botany Woods Drive was an emergency project, so he's not surprised that some unforeseen issues have been discovered.
An Augusta Commission subcommittee debated whether to change city policy Monday but ultimately kept its "zero tolerance" stance for termination after a failed drug test.
Thanks to Bellview AME Church, citizens hoping to pick up a summer job or a new full-time position didn’t have to look far. The group sponsored their second job fair, and those in and around Polk County were invited to Rockmart City Hall for walk-in interviews and help with filling out applications.
The Warner Robins City Council on Monday gave final approval to an ordinance that doubles its own salary.
Chatham County Board of Elections Supervisor Russell Bridges came before Pooler’s City Council on Monday with plans to divide two of Pooler’s voting precincts.Council tabled Bridges’ proposal until the next council meeting on July 1.
New Savannah Fire Chief Derik Minard was officially sworn-in Monday afternoon in City hall as the department’s 35th chief.
At Thursday’s meeting, the group passed new rules defining food and alcohol. Alcohol, in the new ordinances, only includes distilled spirits. Food now includes beer and wine.
The Monroe City Council swatted away two applications for new development, one for an apartment complex on Charlotte Rowell Boulevard and another for a small shopping center on West Spring Street.
Economic Development Director Shirlynn Brownell said plans are to make “Developers’ Day” an annual event. It is intended to raise the city’s profile among developers and businesses who are seeking places to build or even locate a corporate headquarters.
Paulson said the recommendations that will be presented include: Build the toll lanes underneath the Northridge Road bridge. Residents there are concerned the flyover lanes would change the character of the area and bring more noise and pollution.
The “one-stop transportation agency,” as the Mayor’s Office calls it, will combine existing functions of the Department of Public Works, the Office of Mobility and the Renew Atlanta and TSPLOST programs.
The symposium is a partnership of the city, Crabapple Community Association, Milton Business Alliance and Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce.
Milton is celebrating the week by giving away 150 packets of wildflower seeds at city hall. The weeklong pollinator party was approved by the United States Congress in 2007. The sponsor was then-Ga. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
Other conditions of approval prohibit body or paint repair, outside storage or outside displays. There was no objection from the public.
The Lawrenceville Lawn will not expand physically, but new amenities will be added, said Lisa Sherman, a city spokeswoman.
Unlike the BOMC, the URA can issue a bond anticipation note for financing five projects the city has given top priority. By issuing a BAN, the city has the ability to borrow money for those projects without needing the voter approval required by a general obligation bond.
Kennesaw has released an official mobile app that “puts city services at the fingertips of the community,” and allows residents to report concerns, locate local resources and access city-related information.
Gillsville, the oldest community in Hall County, may look to most people as nothing more than a few historic buildings lined up on Ga. 323/Ga. 52. It's one of those places where "if you blink, you'll miss it," as the old saying goes.
Work on the former Kmart property on Hicks Drive will be cleared to start any time after tonight, when the Rome City Commission takes the last step to approve tax allocation district financing.
The Peachtree City Photography Club announces the exhibition of an assortment of original photographs at the Peachtree City Library, as a part of the Peachtree City Library Arts Initiative. The photographs will be on exhibit until June 30.
Nearly 100 live oak trees that Pooler required developers to plant along the street in the Town Homes of Village Green neighborhood more than a decade ago face an uncertain future after a city attorney connected them to a trip and fall injury.
The first public hearing on Savannah’s long-awaited new zoning ordinance will be held at the 2 p.m. June 20 city council meeting.Called NewZo, the updated ordinance is expected to reduce incompatible zoning, reduce the need for variance requests and provide a framework for improving neglected neighborhoods.“
Grantville city officials will have to get approval from the city council to travel at city expense, effective July 1, no matter what type of event they will be attending.
The Milledgeville City Council has unanimously approved Hank Griffeth as interim city manager, effective immediately.
Dalton City Hall is getting some needed upgrades as workers replace failing roof tiles and gutters.
At a recent Brunswick City Commission meeting, Mayor Cornell Harvey said it’s “time to take off the gloves” when dealing with Glynn County commissioners.
This year, the City of Thomasville is celebrating Solid Waste Appreciation Day on June 17 in honor of the men and women who work so diligently to keep our community clean.
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