Cities In The News

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Council approves new roof for Municipal Building

June 18, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

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.

New Order founder wants Forrest Street name change

June 18, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

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.

Newest housing proposal in Oakwood calls for 188 townhomes

June 18, 2019

Gainesville Times

A proposed 188-townhome development off Atlanta Highway/Ga. 13 was given the Oakwood Planning Commission’s OK Monday night.

Dalton City Council approves further work on Botany Woods Drive after new cracks are discovered

June 18, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

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.

City's zero tolerance drug policy maintained after commission subcommittee debate

June 18, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

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.

City of Rockmart, local church team up for Job Fair

June 18, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

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.

Warner Robins city council members just voted to double their own salaries

June 18, 2019

Macon Telegraph

The Warner Robins City Council on Monday gave final approval to an ordinance that doubles its own salary.

Pooler Council tables plans for 2 new polling precincts

June 18, 2019

Savannah Morning News

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.

Savannah swears in new fire chief

June 18, 2019

Savannah Morning News

New Savannah Fire Chief Derik Minard was officially sworn-in Monday afternoon in City hall as the department’s 35th chief.

City Council loosens the rules on alcohol sales in Loganville

June 18, 2019

Walton Tribune

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.

Developments denied

June 18, 2019

Walton Tribune

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.

Brookhaven to host first ‘Developers’ Day’ to showcase potential development sites

June 18, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

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.

Sandy Springs City Council to vote on Ga. 400 toll lane recommendations

June 18, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

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.

New Atlanta Department of Transportation approved by City Council

June 18, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

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.

Milton to host 3rd Small Business Expo

June 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The symposium is a partnership of the city, Crabapple Community Association, Milton Business Alliance and Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce.

Milton is giving away wildflower seeds for National Pollinator Week

June 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Lilburn okays auto service center at Plaza Las Americas

June 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Other conditions of approval prohibit body or paint repair, outside storage or outside displays. There was no objection from the public.

City plans $1.3M expansion of Lawrenceville Lawn, including stage

June 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Lawrenceville Lawn will not expand physically, but new amenities will be added, said Lisa Sherman, a city spokeswoman.

Avondale Estates approves creation of Urban Redevelopment Agency

June 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

City of Kennesaw releases mobile app

June 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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: "We like what we are"

June 18, 2019

Access North Georgia

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.

Rome set to approve TAD, leak insurance

June 17, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

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.

Photography club exhibit is ongoing at Peachtree City Library

June 17, 2019

Fayette Citizen

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.

In Pooler, street trees scrutinized after a trip and fall injury

June 17, 2019

Savannah Morning News

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.

Savannah's new zoning ordinance set for public hearing June 20

June 17, 2019

Savannah Morning News

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.“

No travel for Grantville city officials without council approval

June 17, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

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.

City Council names Griffeth interim city manager

June 17, 2019

Milledgeville Union Recorder

The Milledgeville City Council has unanimously approved Hank Griffeth as interim city manager, effective immediately.

Roof repairs underway at Dalton City Hall, building remains open

June 17, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Dalton City Hall is getting some needed upgrades as workers replace failing roof tiles and gutters.

City's relationship with county strained

June 17, 2019

Brunswick News

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.

City celebrates Solid Waste Appreciation Day

June 17, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

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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