Cities In The News

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Decatur begins building pedestrian beacon across from Westchester

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Decatur began construction and installation this week on a pedestrian hybrid beacon across from Westchester Elementary School on Scott Boulevard.

Powder Springs approves event venue

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In spite of objections from several area residents, the Powder Springs City Council voted on Sept. 16 to grant a pouring license for alcoholic beverages and a variance to the former Sullivan House.

NEW FINDINGS: Chamblee decriminalizes marijuana possession

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Chamblee is the 11th local government in Georgia to decriminalize the possession of marijuana.

Atlanta’s iconic Jackson Street Bridge to get facelift with $10K grant

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

After a summer packed with residents’ cries for safer streets, Atlanta has accepted a $10,000 grant to improve the Jackson Street Bridge to make it safer for bicyclists, pedestrians, and electric scooter riders.

City of South Fulton set to rename itself — again

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

South Fulton: Would a city by any other name smell as sweet?

Milton seeks ‘equestrian friendly’ zoning ordinance

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Milton City Council has approved paying a consultant $35,000 to research and develop an ordinance that would create – in the words of a staff report – “equestrian/agricultural friendly land use practices.”

Sandy Springs rejects one self-storage project, approves another

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Two proposed, self-storage projects had different fates before the Sandy Springs City Council: One had the neighbors upset and was rejected, while the other had community support and was approved.

Oakwood city manager to serve as interim clerk

September 18, 2019

Gainesville Times

Oakwood announced Tuesday, Sept. 17, that City Manager Stan Brown would serve as the interim city clerk.

Duluth creates smoke-free zones on city-owned property

September 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Duluth City Council has voted to approve an ordinance creating smoke-free zones for any city-owned or operated building, indoor or outdoor recreational facility.

Legacy tax program could keep older Atlanta residents in their homes

September 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In increasingly gentrified cities, residents are often at risk of losing their homes. In Atlanta, senior citizens who’ve lived in neighborhoods for decades are particularly at risk.

Johns Creek advances Haynes Bridge widening with Alpharetta

September 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Johns Creek City Council has approved a $340,000 task order to have its engineering consultant, Lowe Engineers, complete plans to widen Haynes Bridge Road from two to four lanes.

Canton recognized for Jones Mercantile restoration

September 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Georgia Downtown Association has recognized the city of Canton with a 2019 Best Façade Rehabilitation Project award for its restoration of the historic Jones Mercantile Building.

Savannah celebrates ‘rebirth’ of a neighborhood

September 18, 2019

Savannah Morning News

West Savannah residents and city officials celebrated a new beginning on Tuesday with a groundbreaking for a new home.

Rebecca Benton running for Pooler mayor

September 18, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Pooler Councilwoman and Mayor Pro-Tem Rebecca Benton will be running for Pooler mayor in the Nov. 5 municipal election.

Rome taking aim at feral dog packs, 'urban camping' ordinance sent to full commission for first reading

September 18, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Tranquilizer darts with tracking devices are on order following increased reports of a pack of feral dogs roaming the streets of Rome.

Relationships topic of second Pastors and Leaders Luncheon

September 18, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The second Pastors and Leaders Luncheon focused on the importance of building relationships now, instead of when something big happens in the community.

Senoia setting standards for paths

September 18, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Senoia will be implementing uniform standards for the multi-use paths built in the city.

Former city councilman gets landslide victory in Perry mayor election

September 18, 2019

Macon Telegraph

Randall Walker won a landslide victory in the race for mayor of Perry in Tuesday’s election.

Hogansville approves emergency repairs

September 18, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The Hogansville City Council approved an emergency storm water repair expenditure Monday night. The repairs originally started weeks ago but stopped after engineers found more extensive damage.

West Point Fire Department receives pet oxygen masks from Invisible Fence

September 18, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

Pets caught inside of a structure on fire in West Point can breathe a little easier now that the West Point Fire Department is the owner of three pet oxygen masks donated by Invisible Fence.

When you can see inside Lula’s renovated downtown depot

September 18, 2019

Gainesville Times

The building was completely gutted inside and renovated with new walls, floors, lighting and furniture. The outside...

Dalton mayor home and resting after hospitalization

September 18, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Dalton Mayor Dennis Mock is back home and recuperating after a health scare that had him in Hamilton Medical Center for a week.

Augusta Commission gives cold shoulder to mayor’s blight plan

September 18, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta commissioners gave a cold reception Tuesday to Mayor Hardie Davis’ plan to address blight in a target area using money from a bond.

Augusta Commission OKs new sheriff’s precinct at Publix shopping center

September 18, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

The Augusta Commission approved Tuesday creating a fifth precinct for the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at the Publix shopping center owned by an Augusta National Golf Club entity, pending review by the city Law and Finance departments.

Session to focus on importance of small business, downtown Thomasville

September 18, 2019

Albany Herald

The city of Thomasville will host the final session of a three-part public outreach series designed to help citizens understand the multiple components that contribute to a strong local economy.

Mayoral candidates square off

September 18, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Three candidates for the mayor's office were grilled on topics ranging from crime to city transit Sunday in a public debate.

Greyhound bus service returns to Moultrie

September 17, 2019

Moultrie Observer

The city culminated seven and a half years of work on Sept. 16 with the reintroduction of Greyhound Lines bus service to Moultrie.

City transfers pretreatment facility to Check-Mate

September 17, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

City of Thomasville-owned facility that pretreats industrial discharge will be transferred to the Thomasville Payroll Development Authority (PDA).

Ball Ground council acts on pair of water-related matters

September 17, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The Ball Ground City Council adopted a new service delivery area map and granted new authorities to the Cherokee County Water and Sewer Authority during Thursday night’s meeting.

FISH asks city to extend deadline on utility cutoff

September 17, 2019

Walton Tribune

Around 25 residents of the Conestoga Mobile Home Park attended the Monroe City Council’s Tuesday night meeting to voice their concerns and fears over the park’s future.

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