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The new Front Yard Tree Program allows homeowners to apply and to pay a $25 application fee to have a tree installed in the front yard by Trees Atlanta.
Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling has been appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The commission oversees the certification and professional conduct of certified employees in Georgia school systems.
Its first investment in Greensboro was the Mary-Leila Lofts project, as it was the initial developer of this $12 million mill redevelopment project which now houses 71 workforce housing units in the downtown area.
Visitation to Atlanta reached a record 56 million people in 2018, up 5% from 2017. Those visitors spent $16 billion in 2018, up 6% from the previous year. Centennial Olympic Park recently got a $27 million renovation. It attracts more than two million people per year.
On Thursday, the LaGrange City Council approved the voting calendar for the 2019 municipal elections, which will see three city council seats on the ballot.
This year’s trip, which started Tuesday and concludes Thursday, helped build and strengthen relationships with high-ranking Marine Corps leadership as well, as the local group met with leaders at the Pentagon to discuss the mission-critical needs of Albany’s base.
The Lilburn City Council joined other cities in Georgia, including nearby Duluth, to approve a professional agreement with RedSpeed USA for the installation of school zone speed cameras.
Atlanta Police Detective Tyrone “Ty” Dennis started these monthly “Clippers and Cops” meetings about a year ago, alarmed by the growing distrust of the police, especially by black men who are convinced they are being tagged and targeted as criminals.
In May, Bacon said he’d seek re-election, but health concerns made him reconsider. Bacon, 70, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he had two heart attacks in 2016 and “that took a toll on me.”
The Jonesboro location will be a training center for local employment programs and act as a connection point for non-profit groups by hosting events in a meeting room built specifically for community gatherings.
Starting Aug. 1, Gainesville will send its recyclables to the Hall County Recycling Center at 1008 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville.
The historic Belk building in downtown Dalton could reopen as an apartment building next spring, according to the owners.
Athens-Clarke County commissioners are poised to ask voters to approve a $312 million package of construction and other capital projects in a November referendum.
The Perry City Council discussed the effects of a federal law during the Tueday pre-council meeting. Councilman Riley Hunt brought up an incident in which a homeowner was unable to move into their newly purchased property due to an issue regarding federal law.
A champion professional disc golfer says Macon-Bibb County needs another course to attract more tournaments and draw more people to the sport.
The week after a 6-year-old boy drowned in the Chattahoochee River, local officials are exploring the best ways to make the area safer.
An aging part of Flowery Branch is about to get a major makeover.
Terry, 36, has served as mayor in Clarkston, one of the most diverse cities in Georgia, since 2013. He also heads the state chapter of the Sierra Club.
"The council read the review, listened to some of the concerns of the citizens and they tabled the request for annexation," said White.
The City of Gainesville is lighting the downtown pedestrian bridge in royal blue to honor fallen Hall County Sheriff Deputy Nicolas Dixon. The city is also lowering all flags at city facilities to half staff.
Georgia lost out on the hunt for Amazon’s second headquarters last year, but it won a consolation prize Wednesday when the e-commerce giant announced it would open a warehouse facility in metro Atlanta that will create 1,000 jobs.
Savannah city officials will hold a grand opening weekend for the Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, called PARC, on Friday and Saturday.
The company, hoping to boost its home delivery business in metro Atlanta, will build the 375,000-square-foot at Forest Park’s Fort Gillem Logistics Center so it can get food to customers who shop online more quickly.
Milton is one of four Georgia cities selected for the 2019 Georgia Tech Smart Cities Challenge, a program that provides funding and support to help improve local livability.
Johns Creek residents and veterans groups turned out at Newtown Park July 3 for a ceremony commemorating the official launch of the Wall that Heals project which will bring the half-scale replica of the Vietnam War Memorial to Johns Creek.
The retail study is a three-year process conducted with consulting group NextSite. Its purpose is to provide research and data for Roswell’s six main corridors.
Grantville Mayor Doug Jewell has vetoed a resolution that would require city officials to get approval from the city council to travel at city expense, no matter what type of event they will be attending.
The City of Carrollton adopted its 2019-20 budget on Monday night, a plan that anticipates less money than it spent last year for government and water/sewer operations.
Following a presentation by Barbara Reddick of the Southwest Georgia Regional Council at last week’s City Council meeting, the council entered into an agreement for the Regional Council to review the city’s current zoning ordinances.
Given that the 2020 census is making a long overdue push for electronic submission of data, our county may need to strategically deploy census workers to help cover these gaps.
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