Cities In The News

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Chamblee kicks off front yard tree program

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Kemp appoints Cobb mayor to Georgia Professional Standards Commission

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Greensboro City Development wins 2019 Renaissance Award

July 12, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

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.

New visitor center opens at Centennial Olympic Park

July 12, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

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.

LaGrange approves election calendar

July 12, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

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.

Albany, Dougherty leaders visit Washington, D.C.

July 12, 2019

Albany Herald

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.

Lilburn will add school zone speed cameras

July 12, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Community outreach in barbershops

July 12, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Smyrna mayor won’t seek re-election

July 12, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.”

Jonesboro Starbucks to connect Clayton workers, economic development

July 12, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

How new recyling agreement affects Gainesville residents

July 12, 2019

Gainesville Times

Starting Aug. 1, Gainesville will send its recyclables to the Hall County Recycling Center at 1008 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville.

Dalton Historic Preservation Commission signs off on plans for Belk building

July 12, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The historic Belk building in downtown Dalton could reopen as an apartment building next spring, according to the owners.

Classic Center arena added to list of proposed sales tax projects

July 12, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

PERRY COUNCIL REVIEWS FEDERAL LAW

July 11, 2019

Houston Home Journal

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 Macon park may get a disc golf course if flying objects don’t get in the way

July 11, 2019

Macon Telegraph

A champion professional disc golfer says Macon-Bibb County needs another course to attract more tournaments and draw more people to the sport.

Should Columbus make the Chattahoochee River safer? Child’s drowning sparks debate.

July 11, 2019

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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.

New housing planned for this old section of Flowery Branch

July 11, 2019

Gainesville Times

An aging part of Flowery Branch is about to get a major makeover.

Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry running for U.S. Senate

July 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Oakwood City Council tables town home community after site plan discrepancies, public concern

July 11, 2019

Access North Georgia

"The council read the review, listened to some of the concerns of the citizens and they tabled the request for annexation," said White.

City of Gainesville pays honor to fallen Hall County Sheriff Deputy

July 11, 2019

Access North Georgia

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.

VIDEO: Amazon to create 1,000 jobs in metro Atlanta

July 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Grand opening Friday for new Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

July 11, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Savannah city officials will hold a grand opening weekend for the Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, called PARC, on Friday and Saturday.

Forest Park nabs more than 400 jobs with Kroger fulfillment center

July 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

A smart start, Milton awarded grant to promote safe school paths for kids

July 11, 2019

NorthFulton.com

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.

Work begins on permanent home for Wall that Heals

July 11, 2019

NorthFulton.com

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.

Roswell passes funding to continue citywide retail study

July 11, 2019

NorthFulton.com

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.

Jewell vetoes Grantville travel policy

July 11, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

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.

City council approves $51.9M budget

July 11, 2019

Carrollton Times-Georgian

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.

City eyeing downtown lofts

July 11, 2019

Early County News

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.

An accurate count a must for 2020 census

July 11, 2019

Brunswick News

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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