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Keeping with tradition, several outstanding members of the class of 2020 will receive awards at the 36th annual Sweet Land of Liberty Parade, which will be help virtually due to the current health crisis. The parade will be broadcast on the City of LaGrange's Facebook page and website.
Following a recent public hearing, the Lawrenceville City Council voted unanimously to deny a request for annexation of 42.1 acres currently in unincorporated Gwinnett, along University Parkway between Buford Drive and Collins Hill Road.
The Duluth Police Department observed an 83 percent reduction in overall crime this May compared to May 2019. According to their statement, “We understand the recent pandemic was a contributing factor to the drop in crime, however, lower crime is always good to broadcast.”
The city of Marietta will soon offer a fun way for children to take a break from the summer heat.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms re-issued administrative orders on Tuesday prohibiting the city from terminating water services due to non-payment, enforcing parking regulations for restaurant patrons to allow them to pick up take out orders and imposing penalties on businesses for unpaid taxes.
Nicole Ricketts, Gainesville Main Street Manager, said the event is a way to reintroduce downtown businesses to the community with an added layer of safety.
The Roswell Police Department announced it is taking applications for the Fall 2020 session of the Citizens Police Academy, to meet for 10 weeks beginning Aug. 18 to introduce students to various aspects of police work.
Hazlehurst Mayor Bayne Stone has made several trips to Atlanta to speak with Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) officials to discuss improving safety at the intersection.
Main Street Statesboro was designated last week as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program.
The City of Winder plans to implement two-hour parking limits throughout much of the downtown area.
New Winder city administrator Mandi Cody is still settling in after being hired last month by the city council and has barely had one full week on the job.
Wearing face masks in public could soon be the law in Athens.
This video details the new agreement between Hinesville and Fort Stewart.
The Brunswick City Commission will consider a request that would allow the construction of a small village of 36 tiny homes for homeless veterans.
Macon-Bibb County SPLOST project manager Clay Murphey told commissioners last week that about $10 million dollars remains for the renovation that was included in the tax referendum sanctioned by voters in 2016.
The planning commission recommendations are slated to go before the Rome City Commission or the Floyd County Commission for public hearings and final rulings.
While Perry Mayor Randall Walker is aware of the petitions that are being circulated, he said that there is little that will be gained by petitioning alone. He stated that by law, the removal of the statue is not something that he or any other local city official is authorized to permit.
Due to continued concerns with COVID-19, and in order to keep the community safe, the Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA) board and the city of Dalton will not accept or approve event permits in the downtown Dalton district until after July 31.
Preventing the community spread of COVID-19 has become a paramount concern of officials with the city of Milledgeville.
Although Thursday’s demonstration will technically take place on county-owned property, David Spann, assistant city manager for Conyers, said the city police department will provide security as needed.
Savannah Mayor Van Johnson said he is concerned about viral spread in Chatham County as younger people hit the restaurant and bar tourist district in Savannah and add to what’s already been heavy beach traffic carrying crowds to Tybee Island. He said one of his worries is that young people who are asymptomatic could become “super spreaders.”
“It’s a wonderful thing how people come together when they’re needed,” said Georgene Brazer, chairman of the Richmond Hill Downtown Development Agency, which organized the event.
Savannah Mayor Van Johnson issued an emergency order Tuesday mandating the wearing of face masks when out in public within the city limits.
Valdosta City Council convened for its second regular meeting of June last week. The big ticket item of the night was approval of the new budget for FY21. Council members unanimously approved the $173,521,154, which spans from July 1 through June 30, 2021.
Dalton Public Works Department Director Andrew Parker said Monday the department could repair crumbling stonework in masonry in city-owned West Hill Cemetery. But he said that because many of the damaged and decaying walls and steps are in a historic district he'd like to work with experts in historic preservation to develop a plan to address that work.
Giving to those in need was Friday's message at West Point Elementary School, as members of the West Point Fired Department, Police Department and mayor were there handing out meals, masks and milk to members of the community.
DeKalb County’s longtime former sheriff is temporarily managing public safety operations in the small city of Stone Mountain.
The Braselton Main Street program recently earned another reaccreditation certificate after meeting 10 rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.
Every city, from Stockbridge and its 30,000 or so residents in Henry County to the 559 people in Brooks in Fayette County, can expect help in the expenses the cities are incurring as the coronovirus continues to wreak havoc on Georgia’s economy.
Sugar Hill is building a 9.2-acre “Gold Mine Park” that will sit along Level Creek Road and serve as a trail head to the Sugar Hill Greenway. The 16-mile trail, which will circle around the city, will take hikers by one of the city’s old gold mines.
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