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Preventing the community spread of COVID-19 has become a paramount concern of officials with the city of Milledgeville.
Although Thursday’s demonstration will technically take place on county-owned property, David Spann, assistant city manager for Conyers, said the city police department will provide security as needed.
Savannah Mayor Van Johnson said he is concerned about viral spread in Chatham County as younger people hit the restaurant and bar tourist district in Savannah and add to what’s already been heavy beach traffic carrying crowds to Tybee Island. He said one of his worries is that young people who are asymptomatic could become “super spreaders.”
“It’s a wonderful thing how people come together when they’re needed,” said Georgene Brazer, chairman of the Richmond Hill Downtown Development Agency, which organized the event.
Savannah Mayor Van Johnson issued an emergency order Tuesday mandating the wearing of face masks when out in public within the city limits.
Valdosta City Council convened for its second regular meeting of June last week. The big ticket item of the night was approval of the new budget for FY21. Council members unanimously approved the $173,521,154, which spans from July 1 through June 30, 2021.
Dalton Public Works Department Director Andrew Parker said Monday the department could repair crumbling stonework in masonry in city-owned West Hill Cemetery. But he said that because many of the damaged and decaying walls and steps are in a historic district he'd like to work with experts in historic preservation to develop a plan to address that work.
Giving to those in need was Friday's message at West Point Elementary School, as members of the West Point Fired Department, Police Department and mayor were there handing out meals, masks and milk to members of the community.
DeKalb County’s longtime former sheriff is temporarily managing public safety operations in the small city of Stone Mountain.
The Braselton Main Street program recently earned another reaccreditation certificate after meeting 10 rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.
Every city, from Stockbridge and its 30,000 or so residents in Henry County to the 559 people in Brooks in Fayette County, can expect help in the expenses the cities are incurring as the coronovirus continues to wreak havoc on Georgia’s economy.
Sugar Hill is building a 9.2-acre “Gold Mine Park” that will sit along Level Creek Road and serve as a trail head to the Sugar Hill Greenway. The 16-mile trail, which will circle around the city, will take hikers by one of the city’s old gold mines.
In lieu of Fourth of July fireworks and a community barbecue and bluegrass concert – group events that had to be canceled this year because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic – Roswell announced what it called an “inspirational alternative.”
Villa Rica police officers got a public show of support by city officials last week after reports that morale has sagged within the force during recent attention to police actions in other cities.
Roswell will introduce a new mobile app Wednesday that will let residents report issues, check meetings and events, schedule appointments with staff, and get the latest city news and notifications.
The SPLOST 2022 project list also contains many public safety projects, a new animal shelter, parks and library safety enhancements and funding for projects in Cobb’s six cities.
The City of Hogansville has hired a new city manager.
Sugar Hill has two new feathered friends and is seeking help to name them.
Norcross will begin allowing visits to City Hall, 65 Lawrenceville St., and other city facilities by appointment on July 1.
The proposed development will consist of 105 multi-family units spread across two, four-story buildings.
Fridays are about to become livelier in Gainesville.
The Lula City Council gave unanimous approval Monday evening to a budget for Fiscal Year 2021 that is more than six-percent less than the budget for FY2020.
The Suwanee City Council recently approved a special use permit to allow livestock at 181 Abbey Hill Road.
Holly Springs announced it has received a $1.25 million state grant and a $3.5 million loan award from the State Road and Tollway Authority to complete the second phase of the Holly Springs Parkway widening project.
During the summer months, it is common to see a lot of rain in South Georgia.
The city of Cumming has debuted new logos for the Cumming City Center and new ways for the public to get involved with the project’s construction.
Braselton leaders will soon consider a request to allow a townhome development in a manufacturing section of the town.
COVID-19 has severely cut tax revenues for state and local governments, prompting leaders to prepare cuts to services and programs.
Hartwell Mayor Brandon Johnson acknowledged the dedication of former City Manager David Aldridge and current City Manager Jon Herschell for their work to keep the project moving forward.
Peachtree City’s pandemic-influenced Fiscal Year 2021 budget will come in around $38.5 million, City Manager Jon Rorie told the City Council June 25. Adoption is expected next month.
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