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Milton OKs $17K design contract for Providence Park trails

September 6, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Two are trails 8 feet wide and ADA complaint; one, a trail 4 feet wide; and one, an 8-foot-wide boardwalk.

Roswell seeks $15K grant for Art Center kiln

September 6, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The City Council approved seeking the grant to pay half the cost of the kiln. Matching funds of $7,500 apiece will be provided by the city and a private donor, according to a staff report to the council.

Officials approve Augusta National property rezoning

September 5, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta officials approved rezoning more than 38 acres of mostly vacant Augusta National Golf Club-owned property along Washington Road for future development.

Statesboro takes step toward 7-fold ‘blight tax’

September 5, 2019

Statesboro Herald

If enacted, the ordinance as drafted would impose a special tax on properties deemed “blighted” by the Municipal Court at seven times the city’s regular millage rate until ordered improvements are made.

First craft brewery coming to downtown Norcross

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In a unique partnership, Social Fox Brewing will work with nearby restaurants to complement their beverage options and in turn allow brewery patrons to order in food.

Sandy Springs launches brick and nameplate fundraiser for arts programs

September 5, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Residents can have their names or messages engraved on the pavers for $300 each and on the nameplates, which would go on the back of seats in the city’s performing arts center, also known as the Byers Theatre, for $1,000.

Sandy Springs mayor leaves state economic development board

September 5, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Paul was appointed by then-Gov. Nathan Deal in May 2018 to fill a departing board member’s unexpired term. He represented the 6th Congressional District.. The term expired on July 1.

Marietta police host community addiction workshop

September 5, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Marietta police are encouraging Cobb residents to attend an upcoming public workshop on addiction, intervention, mental health and recovery.

Locust Grove supports McDonough's push to keep courthouse on square

September 5, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

Supporters of the new location have stated the area could address court overcrowding and the county’s lack of space to conduct operations.

Savannah Mayor Eddie Deloach Updates Conditions On Coast After Dorian

September 5, 2019

GPB News

Power outages and downed trees have been reported and a state of emergency is still in effect for 21 counties. Savannah Mayor Eddie Deloach joined GPB's Morning Edition host Leah Fleming to update conditions along the coast and find out when re-entry will begin.

Personnel staffing firm opens in Peachtree Corners

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Operated by management and staffing executive Austin Ashworth, the office will serve the north Metro Atlanta area to provide temporary, temporary to permanent and contract staffing services for the fields of warehouse, professional and skilled trade.

Suwanee to allow mixed drinks outdoors at Town Center

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Suwanee City Council recently voted to approve two amendments to the alcohol ordinance. The first will expand the Town Center entertainment district to reflect new construction across Buford Highway.

City of Stone Mountain opens new welcome center in historic train depot

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The depot is a landmark in the village, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. According to the city, granite was shipped from its platforms to areas around the country from 1857 to 1950.

Dunwoody proposes salary raise for full-time employees, police officers

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The new funding will include $185,000 for a 3.1% pay raise for Dunwoody’s 98 full-time employees, 77 of whom are in the police department.

Powder Springs surveys find business satisfaction

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Of the 80 businesses that have participated so far in Powder Springs surveys, 24 percent rated the city as an “excellent” place to do business and 49 percent as a “good” place for business.

Smyrna bans tobacco sales to anyone under age of 21

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

City Councilman Tim Gould sponsored the measure, which Smyrna said was proposed after educators from one high school and two middle schools said they’ve seen an increase in the use of e-cigarettes among young people.

Governor provides update on state, policies

September 5, 2019

NorthFulton.com

Speaking at the Aug. 23 Alpharetta Rotary Club Meeting at Alpharetta Presbyterian Church, Kemp updated the capacity crowd on his latest legislative efforts and changes coming to Georgia.

Sandy Springs announces partnership with business mentoring group

September 4, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

SCORE is a national nonprofit that focuses on providing free mentorship and resources to established and aspiring business owners.

Extension expansion gets preliminary approval

September 4, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Marietta’s planning commission approved a plan to expand the Extension, the nonprofit off Church Street Extension near Bells Ferry Road dedicated to providing residential treatment for homeless addicts.

Jackson approves trail construction bid

September 4, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The construction of the trail is being funded by a $200,000 federal grant that requires a $40,000 match from the city. The matching funds can be contributed to the project by the city in the form of labor or other in-kind services.

Cornelia adding Brunch Bill to city's Nov. 5 ballot

September 4, 2019

Access North Georgia

“The Brunch Bill is new legislation that was adopted last year, and it allows for the city to hold a referendum and let the voters decide whether or not restaurants can start serving alcohol beginning at 11 a.m. on Sunday mornings,” said City Manager Donald Anderson.

Emerson City Council approves ordinance amendments for speed enforcement cameras

September 4, 2019

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

The Emerson City Council voted unanimously Monday evening to begin fining motorists caught exceeding posted speed limits on recently installed school zone cameras.

Augusta Commission delays gateway art project

September 4, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

The Augusta Commission put a 30-day hold on a gateway art project Tuesday after many in the public rejected both of the proposed designs.

City Council decides Atlanta’s jail task force can accept donations

September 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Oakland-based real estate agency Designing Justice + Designing Space, which is working on two other jail repurposing projects, is being paid about $300,000 to assist with the project.

Duluth considering quiet zones near railroad crossings

September 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A quiet zone is a section of a rail line at least one‐half mile in length where horns are not routinely sounded when trains are approaching the crossing.

Duluth’s Nancy Harris guaranteed fourth term as city’s mayor

September 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In addition to Harris, voters will reelect Kelvin J. Kelkenberg and Greg Whitlock to their city council posts since no other candidates qualified to run in the Nov. 5 municipal election.

Suwanee’s millage rate remains 4.93 mills, same rate as past 7 years

September 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The approved millage rate of 4.93 is higher than the calculated rollback rate of 4.709 mills and is anticipated to generate a 4.69 percent increase in property tax revenues due to growth from property value reassessments.

Braselton council to decide on new housing at Chateau Elan

September 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In addition, as the Planning Director reports, the design standards proposed appears to conflict with the existing residential character and standards of both the abutting and greater Chateau Elan community.

DeKalb city breaking ground this month on $15M public safety center

September 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Brookhaven is set to break ground next week on a $15 million building that will house its police department and municipal court.

Marietta parks director talks locations for a new splash pad

September 3, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

If Marietta gets a second splash pad, it will likely come to one of two parks in the western portion of the city.

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