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Savannah considering $12M land swap with SCAD

December 5, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

The city of Savannah is considering a $12 million land swap with the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) that would help it build a new police headquarters, Savannah Now reports.

Cornelia businesses closer to early pouring on Sundays

December 5, 2019

Access North Georgia

The Cornelia City Commission is amending its city alcohol ordinance to accommodate the recently-approved Brunch Bill.

Alpharetta approves land deal leading to roadwork

December 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Alpharetta City Council has approved a three-way real estate deal involving a local landowner and the Fulton County Board of Education so that planned improvements to Kimball Bridge Road can proceed.

Loganville wants in on the downtown redevelopment game

December 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Loganville is getting in on the downtown revitalization party that has swept suburban communities across metro Atlanta.

Cason defeats Perry in close runoff

December 4, 2019

Brunswick News

Incumbent Brunswick City Commissioner Johnny Cason will return to serve a third term in office. Cason defeated challenger John Davis Perry II by 12 votes in Tuesday’s runoff to determine the winner of the North Ward seat.

Smyrna elects new councilman

December 4, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Smyrna’s City Council just got another new member to go along with its new mayor. Austin Wagner, a 29-year-old independent contractor who advises political campaigns, will take over the seat of Councilwoman Andrea Blustein after defeating her in a runoff election Tuesday.

Norton will succeed Bacon for Smyrna mayoralty

December 4, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The citizens of Smyrna have chosen Derek Norton to lead the city as its next mayor.

Georgia voters unseat incumbent mayors in Savannah, Albany

December 4, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia voters on Tuesday rejected incumbent mayors in Savannah, Albany and three Atlanta suburbs in runoff elections.

Council approves ‘blight tax,’ but mayor acts to minimize it

December 4, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro City Council unanimously adopted a “blight tax” ordinance Tuesday. But its future was immediately placed in doubt when Mayor Jonathan McCollar announced he would reduce the penalty portion of the program from a seven-fold tax to 1% of the regular millage rate.

Bo Dorough stuns Dorothy Hubbard to claim Albany mayor's seat

December 4, 2019

Albany Herald

In a stunning upset, attorney and former Albany City Commissioner Bo Dorough edged incumbent two-term Mayor Dorothy Hubbard 4,656 votes to 4,366 in Tuesday's mayoral runoff election to unseat Hubbard.

Senoia's mayor stepping down at end of December

December 4, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Senoia will have a mayoral election in March.

Dalton City Council members ask attorney to look at Olive Garden rezoning request

December 4, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Members of the Dalton City Council say they expect to vote later this month on a rezoning request that a developer says is needed to bring Olive Garden to West Walnut Avenue.

Richmond Hill chooses Scholar in council runoff

December 4, 2019

Savannah Morning News

In a runoff election, voters in Richmond Hill chose Steve Scholar for city council.

Johnson wins mayor’s race

December 4, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Alderman Van Johnson has defeated incumbent Mayor Eddie DeLoach in the run-off election with all 53 precincts reporting results.

Reiser, Pelote win Guyton runoffs

December 4, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Unofficial results from Tuesday’s runoff election show Marshall Reiser beating Tamela Mydell 233-224 for the Post 1 Guyton council seat and Hursula Pelote beating Andy Harville 234-226 for the Post 2 seat.

Warren wins Thomasville City Council runoff

December 4, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

After winning the Thomasville City Council runoff election Tuesday, Wanda Warren said she will represent all Thomasville residents, not only those in the District 1.

Thornton retains Cairo council seat

December 4, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Lannis Thornton will serve another four years on the Cairo City Council after narrowly defeating challenger Ann Williams in Tuesday night's runoff election.

Few residents attend city budget hearing

December 4, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Some residents who attended the Monday night public hearing on the $123.7 million proposed City of Thomasville 2020 budget expressed concerns about electric bills, while another resident suggested ways to lower the bills.

Lampl wins Morrow mayoral runoff; Ferguson, Vuong tied at 300 votes each

December 4, 2019

Clayton News Daily

John Lampl has won the mayor's race in Morrow, beating Mayor Jeff DeTar 335 to 270.

Atlanta police get $333K grant to reduce DUI, distracted driving deaths

December 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In an effort to reduce DUI and distracted driving-related deaths, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded Atlanta police with a $332,970 grant.

Norcross approves $22K to buy electric trolley for downtown events

December 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Norcross has approved $22,000 in tourism funds to purchase an electric trolley for downtown events.

Roswell wants more drone rules as cops worry about public safety

December 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Police leadership want members of the Roswell City Council to give local police power to regulate unmanned aircraft similar to regulations federal authorities currently enforce near airports and elsewhere.

Smyrna police introduce security camera registry program

December 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Smyrna Police Department now has another tool it believes will help officers investigating crimes around the city.

Election results: Norcross, Snellville, Braselton decide runoffs

December 4, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Snellville, Norcross and Braselton all had races go into the Dec. 3 runoff after no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote in November.

Hogansville moves forward with $1M grant

December 4, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

Hogansville’s City Council voted Monday to move forward with using a specific grant writer and to provide funds for a $1 million community development block grant, if the city receives it.

City Gets $94,000 Grant

December 4, 2019

Jeff Davis Ledger

Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia) recently announced the City of Hazlehurst has been awarded a contract to fund the remarking, crack seal and overlay of Hazlehurst Airport’s runway as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 Airport Aid Program.

Incumbent Becky Richardson wins second term on Braselton council

December 4, 2019

Gainesville Times

Incumbent Becky Richardson won the runoff Tuesday, Dec. 3, for Braselton Town Council’s District 1 seat.

City of Loganville proposes $180M revitalization project

December 4, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

The town of Loganville, Ga., about 40 miles east of Atlanta, is proposing a $180 million revitalization of its downtown in partnership with Atlanta developer Connolly Investment & Development.

Richardson returned to Braselton Town Council in runoff victory

December 4, 2019

Access North Georgia

Becky Richardson will serve another term on the Braselton Town Council following her decisive victory in a Dec. 3 runoff election.

No tattoos on Sundays? Outdated Columbus law could change soon

December 3, 2019

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Columbus Council Tuesday night will consider deleting an “antiquated” local law that prohibits the act of tattooing on Sundays or Sabbath days.

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