Cities In The News

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Alcohol – council’s ‘favorite subject’ – comes up again with new rules possible

September 17, 2019

Walton Tribune

Since March, the city of Loganville’s alcohol rules have lurched to and fro more than a drunk staggering through an alley.

Study could lower speed limits, reduce deaths, on Atlanta streets

September 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Following several pedestrian and scooter-related deaths and injuries this summer, Atlanta City Council’s transportation committee requested the city planning department conduct a study evaluating the city’s speed limits in an effort to make them and the city’s streets safer for residents.

Snellville passes new regulations for short-term rentals like Airbnb

September 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Snellville City Council has passed new regulations for short-term rentals, including Airbnb.

Ga. 400 project set to make winners, losers out of N. Fulton cities

September 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It’s shaping up to be a win-some, lose-some proposition for local leaders who want the state to change its plans regarding express lanes that will be built on Ga. 400.

This city’s law protecting bike riders would be a first for Georgia

September 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Dunwoody resident Jason Metzger was on his bicycle about a mile from his home three years ago when a near-calamity changed his attitude toward safety and his behavior on the roads.

Atlanta city employees now required to have active shooter trainings

September 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

After a year — like so many before it — filled with news reports of mass shootings, Atlanta employees and elected officials are now required to undergo annual active shooter training.

Alpharetta OKs Mid-Broadwell Park master plan

September 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

After gathering residents’ ideas online and holding a public input meeting to show them a draft design, Alpharetta has adopted a conceptual master plan for the new, Mid-Broadwell Park.

Roswell approves $124K design contract for Ga. 92 intersection

September 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Roswell City Council has approved a $124,232 design contract for improvements at the intersection of West Crossville Road (Ga. 92) and Woodstock/King Road.

Young activists ask Pooler Council to 'stop cutting down trees!!!'

September 17, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Pooler City Council met Monday night with a long to-do list of agenda items after their Sept. 3 meeting was canceled due to Hurricane Dorian.

City discusses demolition of school

September 17, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The City of LaGrange is currently reviewing options for the Dawson Street School property in the Dixie Mill community, and while the future use of the property remained unclear during the city council’s last work session, the actual school building’s days may be numbered.

Historic marker unveiled in Hogansville Saturday

September 17, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The Georgia Historical Society and City of Hogansville dedicated a historic marker Saturday in honor of former postmaster Isaiah Lofton, who lived through an assassination attempt in 1897.

Proposed law would give city more control over placement of 5G technology

September 17, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

So-called 5G wireless technology promises connection speeds 10 times greater than current cellphone technology.

Frazier named Dalton communications director

September 17, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

For the past 11 years as the Dalton Police Department's public relations specialist, Bruce Frazier has been on the scene of numerous fires and crimes, helping safety officials keep the public informed.

20 Waynesboro police officers sworn in as Burke County deputies

September 17, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

A swearing-in ceremony was held Monday for 20 Waynesboro Police officers to become deputy sheriffs.

Augusta HR director finalists named

September 17, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta Commission members interviewed three finalists Monday for the often-vacant city Human Resources director position.

Augusta mayor lobbies for more demolition funding for blighted houses

September 17, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Mayor Hardie Davis will call for additional funding to demolish blighted properties at Tuesday’s Augusta Commission meeting.

New police chief seeks to forge ties with Athens

September 17, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Cleveland Spruill has now experienced busy football Saturdays in the Classic City.

Groundbreaking celebration starts work for new Savannah arena

September 16, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Savannah city leaders grabbed shovels, donned hard hats and fought off swarms of love bugs Friday as they broke ground for the new westside arena.

Rome prepares for small-cell wireless rollout expected to hit Georgia in waves

September 16, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Rome prepares for small-cell wireless rollout expected to hit Georgia in waves.

Road resurfacing, railroad crossings are Grantville's TSPLOST priorities

September 16, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Road resurfacing and rail crossing improvements are Grantville’s goals for the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

City approves funds for Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

September 16, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The LaGrange City Council committed to increase its funding to the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper by $1,500 for clean-up efforts at West Point Lake.

City looks at program to reduce utility bills

September 16, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange City Council members hear a lot about the price of utility bills, despite the city’s utility prices ranking well below the rates of many other municipal providers.

Firehouse Subs awards more than $38,000 to local first responders

September 16, 2019

Hinesville Coastal Courier

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation will celebrate equipment grants valued at $38,367 awarded to Liberty County Fire Services and the City of Hinesville Fire Department during a 2:30 p.m. dedication event on Tuesday, September 17 at Firehouse Subs, located at 556 West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville, GA 31313.

Local leaders continue to adjust for growth in Columbia County

September 16, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Preparing the county for additional growth was a common theme among local officials who spoke at the annual State of the Community Address in Grovetown on Thursday.

Grovetown resident plans to sue city over sewer fees

September 16, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Grovetown resident plans to sue the city over sewer fees.

Downtown Thomasville wins two state awards

September 16, 2019

Albany Herald

Officials with the city of Thomasville recently accepted two awards from the Georgia Downtown Association. The awards were in recognition of the Creative District Vision Plan and the West Jackson Streetscape Project. According to City Manager Alan Carson, these awards represent the efforts of many in the community who believed in the vision for the area of West Jackson Street, known as The Bottom District.

Thomasville Visitors Center receives Paul Broun Award

September 16, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Governor Brian P. Kemp recognized the performance and impact of the state’s tourism industry while attending the 2019 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference in LaGrange.

Milledgeville Main Street recognized with state honors

September 16, 2019

Milledgeville Union Recorder

Milledgeville Main Street/Downtown Development Authority was recently recognized at the state level at the annual Georgia Downtown Association Conference.

Parks & Rec holds public input sessions

September 16, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority is holding public input sessions as part of its master plan process.

Meet Hahira's Mayor: Second graders learn about government

September 16, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

“I love being mayor,” Hahira Mayor Bruce Cainsaid. “Before I was mayor, I was on the city council, so I’ve been in city government for 12 years. I was born and raised in Hahira, and I love giving back to the community.”

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