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Representatives from Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield and the City of Hinesville met at Club Stewart June 25 to sign an inter-governmental service agreement for lawn maintenance inside post.
Statesboro City Manager Charles Penny confirmed Saturday that one of the city’s employees has tested positive for COVID-19. In an effort to stop the spread of the virus, City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice, Penny announced.
City officials acknowledge this new approach to housing falls outside local zoning ordinances, but a growing number of communities across the state have been allowing tiny house developments.
The City of Augusta will hold a Virtual Day Celebration for Richmond County’s graduating senior class of 2020.
Holly Springs and Woodstock were among 19 city and county governments across the state recently awarded a grand total of $25.8 million in grant and loan money from the State Road and Tollway Authority through the Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank.
Those businesses cooperating with the program will receive a window cling to post on storefronts and windows, according to a news release prepared by the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau.
As a result of the overall financial uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Ball Ground City Council had some discussion at its most recent meeting regarding potentially having to maintain or raise the city’s property tax millage rates.
The National Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame said Friday that it has chosen Augusta as its permanent home and will bring an induction ceremony to the city next year, but Mayor Hardie Davis cautioned that the city has not approved either the building or the event.
As protests sprung up across the country after the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks, the call to defund police began getting louder.
The Rome City Commission was asked to formally adopt a 2018 study of opportunities to improve the downtown River District earlier this week .
The Dalton Daily Citizen News is reporting a debate over consolidating the city and county fire departments.
The Marietta Police Department has been following the guidance outlined in a recent presidential executive order on policing for years, according to Chief Dan Flynn.
AmWaste was selected to replace C&C Sanitation effective July 1 during a Tuesday meeting of the West Point City Council.
Main Street America has once again recognized four Gwinnett municipalities for having completed work based on the national association’s stringent review process. Auburn, Braselton, Lawrenceville and Suwanee have been recognized for their commitment to improving quality of life, economic development, historic preservation, tourism and job creation at the local level.
For $814,817, there will be 16 projects receiving funds by the Powder Springs City Council due to a recent vote.
Suwanee City Council approved a contract that will help move a project to expand the city’s Town Center one step closer to reality.
On June 16, Mayor Gil McDougal issued a memorandum to the city’s police chief and the community development director, asking that they take steps to ensure the enforcement of the city’s smoke-free air rule.
Two weeks after the creation of an advisory council to review Atlanta’s use-of-force policies by police, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has received the initial recommendations and issued three administrative orders as a result.
Despite COVID-19 and the pandemic, Visit LaGrange is optimistic but being realistic for the coming year when it comes to tourism.
Flowery Branch’s proposed tax rate and budget for 2020-21 received final approval at the City Council meeting Thursday, June 25.
Officers with the Atlanta Public Schools Police Department and dads with the Fathers Incorporated organization provided summer reading materials to Atlanta area children.
Chamblee launched Citibot last year so residents could report city issues, search the city website for information or send a message to staff via text message.
Athens Clarke County Commissioners have approved a $297 million budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year — without a controversial proposal to begin reducing the size of the city’s police department by 50 percent in 10 years.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge for merchants in downtown Brunswick, but there is reason for optimism.
The City of Rome is one of eight Georgia municipalities which will receive a federal subgrant from the Georgia State Historic Preservation Office to support historic preservation activities.
As a month of weekend rallies comes to close, two more have permits and are scheduled for this weekend.
With little discussion the Athens-Clarke commission unanimously approved moving a Confederate monument out of downtown Athens in a Thursday meeting.
At least one Richmond Hill official isn’t sold on Memorial Health University Medical Center’s proposed free standing emergency room off Port Royal Road in South Bryan.
For a state that helped birth leaders of the civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King Jr., Georgia has few civil rights protections for its own residents, activists say.
Backed by its Southern charm and culinary scene, Savannah has been named one of America’s ‘Top 50 Small Cities’ by Resonance Consultancy.
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