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In a stunning upset, attorney and former Albany City Commissioner Bo Dorough edged incumbent two-term Mayor Dorothy Hubbard 4,656 votes to 4,366 in Tuesday's mayoral runoff election to unseat Hubbard.
Senoia will have a mayoral election in March.
Members of the Dalton City Council say they expect to vote later this month on a rezoning request that a developer says is needed to bring Olive Garden to West Walnut Avenue.
In a runoff election, voters in Richmond Hill chose Steve Scholar for city council.
Alderman Van Johnson has defeated incumbent Mayor Eddie DeLoach in the run-off election with all 53 precincts reporting results.
Unofficial results from Tuesday’s runoff election show Marshall Reiser beating Tamela Mydell 233-224 for the Post 1 Guyton council seat and Hursula Pelote beating Andy Harville 234-226 for the Post 2 seat.
After winning the Thomasville City Council runoff election Tuesday, Wanda Warren said she will represent all Thomasville residents, not only those in the District 1.
Lannis Thornton will serve another four years on the Cairo City Council after narrowly defeating challenger Ann Williams in Tuesday night's runoff election.
Some residents who attended the Monday night public hearing on the $123.7 million proposed City of Thomasville 2020 budget expressed concerns about electric bills, while another resident suggested ways to lower the bills.
John Lampl has won the mayor's race in Morrow, beating Mayor Jeff DeTar 335 to 270.
In an effort to reduce DUI and distracted driving-related deaths, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded Atlanta police with a $332,970 grant.
The city of Norcross has approved $22,000 in tourism funds to purchase an electric trolley for downtown events.
Police leadership want members of the Roswell City Council to give local police power to regulate unmanned aircraft similar to regulations federal authorities currently enforce near airports and elsewhere.
The Smyrna Police Department now has another tool it believes will help officers investigating crimes around the city.
Snellville, Norcross and Braselton all had races go into the Dec. 3 runoff after no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote in November.
Hogansville’s City Council voted Monday to move forward with using a specific grant writer and to provide funds for a $1 million community development block grant, if the city receives it.
Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia) recently announced the City of Hazlehurst has been awarded a contract to fund the remarking, crack seal and overlay of Hazlehurst Airport’s runway as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 Airport Aid Program.
Incumbent Becky Richardson won the runoff Tuesday, Dec. 3, for Braselton Town Council’s District 1 seat.
The town of Loganville, Ga., about 40 miles east of Atlanta, is proposing a $180 million revitalization of its downtown in partnership with Atlanta developer Connolly Investment & Development.
Becky Richardson will serve another term on the Braselton Town Council following her decisive victory in a Dec. 3 runoff election.
Columbus Council Tuesday night will consider deleting an “antiquated” local law that prohibits the act of tattooing on Sundays or Sabbath days.
Voters in cities across Georgia will choose candidates in runoff elections Tuesday, as well as fill a vacancy in a southwest Georgia state House seat.
Dougherty County commissioners agreed on Monday to provide half of the funding for a downtown master plan, but they expect to be involved in the process of drafting the document.
The city of Newnan recently received grant checks for $4,840 and $3,894 to be used toward the purchase of fire retardant hoods, ear protection, warning reflector kits, traffic cones, hard hats, flashlights and a number of other items to assist in providing a safer environment for employees and citizens, according to The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA).
The Roswell City Council has approved a $68,000 budget amendment to complete the design of a new waste transfer station so that the project can proceed to bids next spring.
The Dalton City Council voted 4-0 Monday to approve a contract with KRH Architects to design the new building and to do a feasibility study for an aquatics center.
The Guyton City Council's Post 1 and Post 2 seats are up for grabs today.
The chairman of a citizens advisory committee making recommendations for projects that could be funded by a proposed 2020 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) thanked officials with the City of Dalton on Monday for coming up with a good list of projects to be funded.
Atlanta residents will decide in March whether to renew a longstanding penny sales tax city officials say has been used to fix the city’s water and sewer issues while keeping utility rates low.
City employees hung ornaments, munched on Christmas cookies and decorated the city hall tree on Monday morning during a special event to get the season started.
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