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Mayor's committee to allow Cairo residents to pitch solutions

December 2, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Mayor Booker Gainor has announced that he is launching a special committee that would allow residents to present solutions to local elected officials.

City consolidating its recycling centers

December 2, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

In an effort to provide the best recycling service possible, the City of Thomasville has announced changes to the City’s recycling program.

Residents to offer vision on city's 2020 budget

December 2, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

The City of Thomasville will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 2, at 5:30 p.m. to receive public comments on the City’s proposed budget for 2020.

Marietta to buy historic train depot from state

December 2, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Marietta could soon take ownership of the historic train depot located just west of the city’s Square.

Atlanta City Council to honor UGA’s first black graduate

December 2, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta City Council will honor Mary Frances Early, the University of Georgia’s first black graduate, during its meeting on Monday.

Alpharetta set to decide on 62-acre 360 Tech Village (NEW RENDERINGS)

December 2, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Alpharetta is set to decide whether to approve a new 62-acre mixed-use project that would bring 255 apartments, 60 townhomes, 31,525 square feet of retail/restaurant space, and 630,000 square feet of office space to Haynes Bridge Road at Georgia 400.

Flowery Branch asks citizens and visitors to weigh in on downtown redevelopment

December 2, 2019

Access North Georgia

Residents of Flowery Branch are being asked to give their opinions on the redevelopment of the city's downtown area.

Braselton leaders hear report on town's tourism opportunities

December 2, 2019

Access North Georgia

Braselton officials received what they called an "exciting" report last week from a tourism study of the town.

Brookhaven eyes 330-acre annexation south of I-85, near new Emory, Children's projects

December 2, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

The city of Brookhaven is considering annexing 330 acres south of Interstate 85, near Emory University's and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's big new medical campuses now under development.

Local scouts honored by Rockmart Council

November 27, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

Polk County is home to new Eagle Scouts in the form of Trace Barker, Donovan Scoggins, Brody Brown, and Zane Barker who received recognition during the Rockmart Council’s November meeting session.

Citizens ask for more input on Harris Shoals Park

November 27, 2019

Oconee Enterprise

At the Nov. 20 Watkinsville City Council meeting, the only public support for Extra Special People’s Miracle League Complex, a proposed recreational area tailored to children with disabilities, came from within the council.

Watkinsville limits sale of e-cigarettes

November 27, 2019

Oconee Enterprise

The city of Watkinsville last Wednesday banned the sale of most flavored vaping products, as well as the sale of all vaping items to anyone under the age of 18.

Marietta discusses imported homeless people

November 27, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

What can Marietta do about homeless people shipped in from other states? That was the question for the City Council on Tuesday night after Councilwoman Michelle Cooper Kelly called for a discussion of New York City's “Special One-Time Assistance” program and others like it.

Athens officials rethinking scooter ordinance

November 27, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

An Athens-Clarke Commission committee has called off for now its work on a possible new ordinance and pilot program to allow rentable dockless scooters in Athens.

Hinesville Youth Council to hold first public meeting Dec. 4

November 27, 2019

Hinesville Coastal Courier

The Hinesville Youth Council, a new initiative in the city of Hinesville, will host their first public meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m., according to a press release from the city.

City councilman requests proposals for $1 million in traffic improvements

November 27, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

District 2 Atlanta City Council member Amir Farokhi has launched the "Downtown Decides" campaign to have residents choose how to spend one million dollars allotted for transportation infrastructure improvements in the downtown portion of council district 2.

No utilities increases in proposed 2020 city budget

November 27, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Adjustments to compensation for some hourly City of Thomasville positions are in the proposed 2020 budget, but no across-the-board raises are in the numbers.

Council runoff in RH set for Tuesday

November 27, 2019

Bryan County News

Richmond Hill residents have one last chance on Tuesday to cast their votes in the City Council Post 4 runoff election between incumbent Les Fussell and Steve Scholar.

Sandy Springs awards $279K contract for Lake Forest Elementary work

November 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Sandy Springs City Council has awarded a $279,481 contract for recreational improvements at Lake Forest Elementary School.

Alpharetta awards $450K sidewalk repair contract

November 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

About 8,800 linear feet of deteriorated sidewalks in Alpharetta will be broken up and replaced with new concrete panels, and handicapped ramps will be updated, as part of the city’s FY 2020 sidewalk plan.

Johns Creek moves to acquire land for intersection project

November 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Johns Creek City Council has authorized spending $300,000 in TSPLOST funds to begin the right-of-way acquisition phase for an interim project to improve the congested intersection of Medlock Bridge and State Bridge roads.

Roswell seeks residents for emergency response training

November 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Roswell Fire Department invites residents to join the city’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), volunteers trained to work with first responders in local emergencies.

Plastics ban clears Atlanta City Council committee

November 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

An Atlanta city council committee voted unanimously in favor of a ban of non-compostable single-use plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam used to serve food at city buildings and at the world’s busiest airport.

Gainesville: Some water customers dealing with taste, odor issues

November 27, 2019

Access North Georgia

Some City of Gainesville water customers in the South Hall area are dealing with "taste and odor" issues, according to a posting on the city's Water Resources Department's Facebook page.

Georgia Rep. Jay Powell dies at GOP leadership meeting

November 27, 2019

Access North Georgia

The chairman of the powerful Georgia House Rules Committee has died after suddenly collapsing at a lawmaker retreat.

City of South Fulton sets goals for proposed $350 million project

November 27, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

The city of South Fulton has launched an effort to develop 64 acres along Old National Highway that could turn into a $350 million project, part of overarching plans to revitalize the corridor.

Athens officials consider raising prices on drinks

November 27, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

The Athens-Clarke County Commission might soon raise the minimum price of an alcohol drink to $2, a price increase that would apply to bars and restaurants countywide, not just in downtown as first envisioned.

Thomasville makes changes to recycling program

November 26, 2019

Albany Herald

"The Solid Waste Department holds annual recycling events such as the Spring Clean and our popular Christmas tree recycling program,” Jimmy Smith Jr. of Thomasville Solid Waste and Landfill Superintendent said. “We are committed to offering our customers easy solutions for their recycling needs."

Jackson proposes $11.9 million budget

November 26, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The city of Jackson's proposed budget for 2020 — at $11.9 million — is roughly $20,000 higher than the city's amended budget for the current year.

Jackson's 2019 Can-a-thon underway

November 26, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The city of Jackson, in partnership with the Salvation Army, has once again started the holiday giving season off with its program to provide food for families in need this holiday season and throughout the next year.

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