Cities In The News
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Stacey Bristow told the Newnan City Council that systemic racism is "global pandemic" and called for sweeping law enforcement reform.
The city of Lovejoy is reportedly interested in annexing a little over 250 acres of land into Henry County, which would make it the county’s fifth city.
The Sandy Springs City Council has approved an agreement with the state that will ensure bicycle and pedestrian elements for three new bridges across Ga. 400, at a cost of more than $5 million to the city.
Lilburn is proposing the 2020 property tax rate remain the same at 4.43 mills. The Lilburn City Council is inviting the public to comment on the 2020 property tax rate prior to adoption at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. June 22, or 6 p.m. July 13 at Lilburn City Hall, 340 Main St.
For lawn events, such as those that feature watching movies and concerts, large white circles will be painted on the Town Green’s grass for use by families and groups so all may enjoy their time together while maintaining social distancing. The circles will accommodate family and groups and will be spaced six feet apart.
The Conyers City Council approved the fiscal year 2021 budget by a unanimous vote at their June 17 virtual meeting.
Upon their departure, K-9 Officer Monto and his handler Powder Springs Police Officer Cory Dilbeck received well wishes from Powder Springs Mayor Al Thurman and the City Council on June 15.
The Covington City Council approved the fiscal year 2021 budget at a teleconference meeting June 15. The budget includes $128,701,557 in revenues and $128,386,693 in expenditures.
The Dalton Parks and Recreation Department hosts a fireworks show as part of a scaled back Fourth of July celebration.
The Henry County Board of Commissioners and the McDonough City Council both discussed the idea of a citizen’s advisory board for law enforcement officials.
The City of Dalton is seeking to have the building at 334 N. Hamilton St. at Little Five Points declared a public nuisance, which could lead to the building being demolished.
A rezoning request for two new developments in the Ashley Park shopping center was approved by the Newnan City Council in a final reading at its meeting Tuesday.
Lula’s budget, like other local governments’, has seen some adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and community members will can comment on the proposed budget for the next fiscal year at a hearing Monday, June 22.
Julie Butler Colombini, Gainesville Parks & Recreation’s marketing and communications manager, said the project totaled around $1.5 million.
Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch addressed some of the measures in President Donald Trump’s executive order signed Tuesday, June 16, regarding potential police reforms, saying some of the initiatives are already procedure for local departments.
The city of Stockbridge turns 100 on Aug. 6, but don’t expect the party of the century at City Hall.
It’s the second consecutive Saturday protest rally at city hall to draw Pleasant Hill Pastor Sabin Strickland and Roswell Police Chief James Conroy.
Mayor Keith Brady brought a policy review resolution before the council, acknowledging the public concerns of a protesters while reinforcing the city's support of "transparency, accountability, procedural fairness and professional practices" across all departments.
The report said that the Carrollton Police Department answered 65,233 calls for service year-to-date. There are a total of 70 sworn personnel in the police department and 13 civilian personnel.
While some dads are hundreds or thousands of miles away from their children on Father’s Day, Matt Kenerly and his son Cody are right here in Carrollton, serving and protecting its citizens.
Gwinnett County Commissioner Marlene Fosque said that defunding the Gwinnett County Police Department would shift some of the responsibility to the city police departments and that if the county then tried to defund the sheriff’s office it could lead to a lawsuit.
The Atlanta City Council on Saturday narrowly voted down an ordinance that would have withheld $73 million of the Atlanta Police Department’s budget until Mayor Keisha Lance Bottom’s administration drafted a plan to reinvent the culture of policing in the city and make it a national model for law enforcement.
A city councilman and local business owner is remembering not just his own dad on this Father’s Day, but his four uncles as well.
The Fayetteville City Council on June 18 heard the first reading of a trap, neuter, vaccinate and return (TVNR) ordinance to address the overpopulation of cats that mirrors the ordinance adopted in May by the Fayette County Commission.
In light of national attention directed towards police interactions with suspects, the City of Statesboro is sharing its Statesboro Police “use of force” policy.
“Kicking the can down the road” is a phrase that long has been associated with political inaction.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced applications are now open for the creATL Relief Fund to support Atlanta’s independent creative workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms confronts a global pandemic and unrest over police brutality at home, she has steadily emerged as a legitimate contender for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s running-mate.
At a downtown Juneteenth event, Mayor Hardie Davis said he is creating a task force to examine city monuments and road names, many of which have ties to the Confederacy.
It was unclear in a Thursday night budget review whether Athens-Clarke County commissioners would embrace a proposal to reduce the size of the city’s police force by half over the next 10 years during a Thursday budget review meeting.
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