Cities In The News

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GA Tourism Product Development Team to visit the City of Metter next week

July 3, 2019

Metter Advertiser

The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division announced today that its Product Development Resource team will visit the City of Metter July 9-11, 2019.

Savannah accepts 900-acre donation

July 3, 2019

Savannah Morning News

The property was given to the city by the owner, Figure 8, LLC. The land is located at New Hampstead Parkway and Little Neck Road.

Senoia partnering with Habitat

July 3, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The city of Senoia will be partnering with Newnan Coweta Habitat for Humanity to build a small subdivision of affordable homes.

Could Macon’s infrastructure withstand another Tropical Storm Alberto?

July 3, 2019

Macon Telegraph

There was no running water in Macon for nearly three weeks in the summer of 1994 after deadly Tropical Storm Alberto struck the midstate.

A troubled Macon store is getting another chance to sell alcohol if these conditions are met

July 3, 2019

Macon Telegraph

Customers at a Macon convenience store have not been able to buy alcoholic beverages there since 2017 because of a rash of crime, officials say, including shootings and drug-dealing.

Hogansville delays decisions

July 3, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

During Monday night’s Hogansville city council meeting, the council held off on passing action items on sanitation rates and fees that were previously discussed at the work session on June 20.

Authority discusses goals

July 3, 2019

Brunswick News

The Brunswick & Glynn County Development Authority met for two days in January to discuss its vision for the future, and authority members held a workshop Tuesday to discuss five objectives and key results expected from those discussions held earlier this year.

New law abolishes Flovilla Municipal Court

July 3, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

City officials said last fall the municipal court was no longer necessary and had become costly over the past several years.

Jackson receives praise in latest audit

July 3, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

The audit reviewed the fiscal year that ended Dec. 31, 2018. The report, prepared by McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks and Co. LLC, an accounting firm based in Macon, showed the city’s finances are in good standing at all levels, city officials said.

Atlanta Becomes First City With "Charged" Scooter Stations

July 3, 2019

GPB News

New York based Charge is bringing its scooter charging stations to Atlanta. The first charging station was unveiled Monday in front of Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta. It’s a nine-scooter stable, with a charging cord in each spot.

Atlanta City Council Passes Smoking And Vaping Ban

July 3, 2019

GPB News

The ordinance bans smoking at Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, which will shutter the smoking rooms inside the airport, as well as the indoor areas of most bars and restaurants.

City Councilman Merkel announces re-election bid

July 3, 2019

NorthFulton.com

“There’s a lot of great things happening in Alpharetta,” Merkel said. “I’m proud to have worked with a very proactive city council, exceptional city staff, and, most importantly, our residents during these past four years. It is essential we continue to move Alpharetta forward in a way our citizens can be proud of.”

Roswell passes funding to continue citywide retail study

July 3, 2019

NorthFulton.com

Roswell Inc, the city’s economic development arm, came under fire at the June 24 City Council meeting over continued funding for a citywide retail study. The City Council voted 3-2 to increase the organization’s funding by $40,000, but it did not come without pains.

Johns Creek considers changes to zoning ordinance

July 3, 2019

NorthFulton.com

For residential areas, the biggest proposed change is a new requirement to have open space in any residential development. The amount of required open space varies by the density of the development.

Milton raises $88,000 in annual boot drive

July 3, 2019

NorthFulton.com

Milton has once again proven to be among the most generous cities in Georgia with residents donating over $88,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association through Milton Fire’s Fill the Boot campaign. Milton was second only to Warner-Robins.

Jackson Mayor Kay Pippin elected to GMA board

July 2, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Jackson Mayor Kay Pippin was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the association’s annual meeting in Savannah June 23.

Brookhaven OKs $15M construction contract for new public safety HQ

July 2, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The new three-story building will more than double the size of the space the police department and municipal court are currently using at 2665 Buford Highway. The city is paying about $300,000 a year to lease and maintain the current facility.

City Jail to Close, County Will House All Inmates

July 2, 2019

Milledgeville Union Recorder

After more than a year of on and off between the city and the county, the City of Milledgeville's jail will close.

Proposed Dunwoody Village Overlay master plan updates include green space, rooftop dining

July 2, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Other proposed zoning regulations include general building designs to have flat roofs for rooftop dining. Required green spaces for all redevelopment is also proposed.

New Statesboro city manager starts work

July 2, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Charles W. Penny arrived on the job Monday as Statesboro's new city manager.

Public needed to help update long-term plan in Braselton

July 2, 2019

Access North Georgia

Land owners, business owners, and citizens in Braselton are invited to represent a cross section of the community and participate in updating the town's 20 year plan.

City requests sponsors for back-to-school drive

July 2, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

The City of Valdosta is preparing for the upcoming school year with its Second Annual Back-to-School Community Block Party.

Stone announces city council run

July 2, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Jeremy Stone announced his run for the at-large Valdosta City Council seat for the November elections.

Valdosta Tapped for Preservation Grant

July 2, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Valdosta is among nine Georgia municipalities tagged to receive federal subgrants totaling more than $96,000 to support historic preservation activities in their respective communities, according to the Georgia Historic Preservation Division.

New Johns Creek cultural arts center proposed

July 2, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The Johns Creek Cultural Arts Center Task Force has selected Convergent Nonprofit Solutions to conduct a financial feasibility study for a proposed cultural arts complex in Johns Creek.

South Fulton’s new fire chief ready to make it ‘a world-class city’

July 2, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

In the city, Broome commands a department of 161 men and women. He and his wife have two adult children and live in the city. He replaces South Fulton’s first fire chief, Larry Few, who retired.

Cartersville considers changes to dog ownership ordinance

July 2, 2019

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

The City of Cartersville is mulling a proposed ordinance revision that would make changes to the number of dogs residents are allowed to own within the municipal limits.

'Honoring our roots' the theme of this year's Colbert Fourth of July

July 2, 2019

MainStreet News

In 1909, the town’s name was changed to Colbert in honor of Fletcher Colbert. The main farm productions were cotton, poultry, corn and flour mills, livery stables, and several stores.

Sugar Hill millage rate to stay same as past 15 years

July 2, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The proposed millage rate will result in a property tax increase of about 6.92 percent. Without this tentative tax increase, Sugar Hill’s millage rate would need to be lowered to the rollback rate of 3.554 mills.

Tony Center running for Savannah aldermanic at-large seat

July 2, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Tony Center has announced he will run for Savannah’s District 2 At-Large aldermanic seat in this November’s municipal election.

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