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Sweet Land of Liberty Parade Announces Awards

July 1, 2020

LaGrange Daily News

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.

Lawrenceville says no to mixed-use/apartments on University Parkway

July 1, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Pandemic helps Duluth police report significant drop in crime this May

July 1, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.”

Atlanta mayor extends COVID-19 administrative orders

July 1, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Roswell seeks applicants for Citizens Police Academy

July 1, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

A Q+A with Winder’s new city administrator

July 1, 2020

Barrow News-Journal

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.

Tiny homes, monuments on city agenda

June 30, 2020

Brunswick News

The Brunswick City Commission will consider a request that would allow the construction of a small village of 36 tiny homes for homeless veterans.

Petition Targets Perry's Confederate Monument

June 30, 2020

Houston Home Journal

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.

No permits for downtown events will be issued until after July 31

June 30, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

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.

Georgia beach towns scrub down for July 4th weekend as COVID-19 spikes

June 30, 2020

Savannah Morning News

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.”

Richmond Hill food collection a win for pantries

June 30, 2020

Savannah Morning News

“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.

City of Valdosta passes $173 million budget

June 30, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

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.

West Point Hands Out Milk, Meals, Masks

June 30, 2020

LaGrange Daily News

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.

South metro Atlanta communities to get $30 million to fight COVID-19

June 30, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Gold Mine Park in Sugar Hill is ready for the bid phase

June 30, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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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