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Metro Atlanta mayor appointed to state-level transportation board

September 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Frank Auman, the mayor of Tucker, is one of the newest members of a state-level board focused on transportation in metro Atlanta.

Kennesaw police offer security camera registration program

September 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Officer Scott Luther, a Kennesaw police spokesman, said the agency can use that info to more quickly investigate a crime.

Cartersville City Council approves youth sports, resurfacing contracts

September 10, 2019

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

Thursday evening’s Cartersville City Council meeting largely revolved around a series of contracts, agreements and bids, running the gamut from guardrail replacements and new police vehicle purchases to emergency sewer repairs and a $3 million-plus Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) airport grant.

Augusta veteran cemetery, parking plan up for discussion

September 10, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta becoming home to Georgia’s third state-run veterans cemetery, the time-frame of a downtown parking management proposal and how best to address blighted Regency Mall are all up for discussion by Augusta Commission committees Tuesday.

Group home moratorium in effect Oct. 1

September 10, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro's city government has imposed a six-month moratorium, beginning Oct. 1, on any zoning variances that would allow more single-family houses to serve as group homes.

Atlanta Figures Out How To Collect Fines For Impounded Scooters

September 10, 2019

WABE

S.W.E.E.T. officers (the Solid Waste Education Enforcement Team) from the Department of Public Works collect scooters that are illegally parked in a right-of-way. Scooter operators can pick up the devices. When they do, they’re hit with an invoice.

Brookhaven’s Lynwood Park Recreation Center to get ADA restrooms

September 10, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

In, May, the city received a $105,000 community development block grant from DeKalb County to help cover costs for this project.

Georgia city preps for rally organized by white supremacists

September 10, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

A Georgia city is bracing for a rally organized by white supremacists in support of President Trump.

Dunwoody council sends Ravinia Parkway project back to Planning Commission

September 10, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Questions from the council during GMC Real Estate Acquisition’s first presentation in August ranged from tree loss to stormwater drainage to potential impacts of the I-285 toll lane project on the proposed development.

Commission looks to create committee to assist with 2020 Census

September 10, 2019

Albany Herald

The 2020 U.S. Census will be the first that will rely primarily on online participation to perform the mandated 10-year count.

Pooler planning board approves plan for 150-acre Pooler Parkway multipurpose development

September 10, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Pooler’s Planning and Zoning board approved a plan for a large multipurpose development along Pooler Parkway at Monday’s meeting.

Cave Spring Council to discuss road improvements at Sept. 10 work session

September 10, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

The Cave Spring City Council is expected to adopt an updated flood protection ordinance Tuesday night at its regular monthly meeting.

New murals add to Rome's expanding collection

September 10, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Underneath the Robert Redden Footbridge sits one of Rome’s newest murals, joining a number of others that have been popping up around town over the past few years.

Atlanta mayor talks transit, police pay and affordable housing at Cobb Chamber breakfast

September 10, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Part of the discussion surrounding metro Atlanta transportation, Bottoms said, is how metro counties come together to establish a “truly regional transportation network.”

City Commission sends 'brunch bill' to voters, moves toward approving speed camera at RHS

September 10, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Sunday brunch enthusiasts looking forward to having a mimosa or bloody mary before noon in Rome can now toast the Rome City Commission for unanimously agreeing Monday to allow voters to decide Nov. 5 whether local establishments can serve alcohol as early as 11 a.m. on Sundays.

Sandy Springs OKs $1M for Brandon Mill sidewalk

September 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A1 submitted the second-lowest of five bids for the project, but two including the lowest bid of $806,429 were disqualified.

Alpharetta OKs $162K in fire station renovations

September 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The work includes new flooring, cabinetry and appliances for Station 81; new toilets, vanities, lighting, plumbing fixtures, mirrors and flooring and wall repairs and painting for Station 82.

Lawrenceville to begin phase 2 of college corridor

September 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Lawrenceville is set to begin construction on phase 2 of its 2.2-mile linear park that will connect Georgia Gwinnett College with the city’s downtown district. The $10 million project will include a 2.2-mile roadway with multi-use trails, bike paths, roundabouts and landscaping.

Suwanee 2020 budget increases by 2.2 percent

September 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Suwanee’s $13,766,780 FY2020 budget includes 106 full-time and 17 part-time positions, including one new position and five position upgrades.

Remington streetscape heads to city council

September 9, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

A proposed Remington Avenue streetscape approved in a unanimous Thomasville Planning and Zoning Commission (TPZC) vote is headed to Thomasville City Council for final consideration.

City may waive connection fees

September 9, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

The City of Valdosta is waiving utility connection fees through Dec. 31, 2020, for any annexed island parcels within the city limits.

City OKs care home expansion

September 9, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

The city approved a request from a personal-care home to increase its occupancy from four to seven patients living in a home in a residential area.

Blazing the Way: Rowe a driving force in fire education

September 9, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

“What you’re going to learn today could eventually save your life,” Tangela Rowe told a group of high school students recently.

South Rome celebrates completion of new housing units

September 9, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

The public-private partnership between the City of Rome and the South Rome Redevelopment Corp. formally added four new homes to the South Rome inventory Friday with the promise of at least three more on the way soon.

Friends of The Thread donate lawn mower to city

September 9, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

Friends of The Thread recently donated an Exmark lawn mower to the City of LaGrange to help with the continuation of the city’s daily maintenance of The Thread and areas surrounding it.

City of LaGrange to Host 2019 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference

September 9, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The City of LaGrange will host the 2019 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference Sept. 8 through Sept. 11 at Great Wolf Lodge LaGrange.

Athens commissioners question bringing back scooters

September 9, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

An Athens-Clarke County Commission committee charged with designing a pilot project for electric scooters in Athens recently wrestled with how to regulate the little motorized vehicles.

Tourism officials negotiating tax-collection agreement with Airbnb

September 9, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Call it a tale of two tourists. One books three nights at an Augusta hotel; the other rents a local home advertised online through Airbnb.

Editorial: SPLOST advisory committee members should avoid a rush to judgment

September 9, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The 16 members of the advisory committee that will make recommendations for projects that could be funded from the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) in Whitfield County voted recently that the next SPLOST should be limited to four years.

Small cell tower ordinance under consideration by City of Milton

September 9, 2019

NorthFulton.com

The ordinance would require a telecom company to notify the city at least 30 days before applying for a small cell tower permit.

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