Cities In The News

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Council votes on new emergency department signs

November 21, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

If you’re driving to the hospital for an emergency, what color sign do you look for? That was the question at the heart of a recent Marietta City Council debate as WellStar Health Services came to seek variances for new road signs.

Funding for Grantville sludge removal is undecided

November 21, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The city of Grantville is ready to remove the sludge from the Colley Street treatment pond.

Grantville receives $5,000 arts grant for mural

November 21, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The city of Grantville accepted a grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts to paint a mural in the downtown area of the city at its meeting on Monday night.

Amendments made to Grantville’s charter on mayor and city manager’s roles

November 21, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Despite disagreements among the council, the Grantville city council voted to move forward with a few changes to the city’s charter regarding the mayor and city manager.

Henry County to repair Cochran Park's infrastructure, if Stockbridge agrees to take it in

November 21, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

If the city of Stockbridge agrees to take in Cochran Park, the Henry County Board of Commissioners will cover the cost to repair the stormwater infrastructure.

Lawrenceville finance Department receives reporting award

November 21, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

The city has received the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada's “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting."

48-home subdivision gets nod from Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission

November 21, 2019

Fayette Citizen

The 4-0 vote to recommend the development for approval came with the condition that, if approved in December by the City Council, the property be designated to accommodate the higher density included in the rezoning request.

West Point Council replaces historical school marker

November 21, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

A historical marker to memorialize a longtime school in West Point was put back in place Wednesday afternoon by the West Point City Council.

Woodstock OKs $32K for park safety improvements

November 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Woodstock City Council has approved funding for bicyclist and hiker safety improvements at Olde Rope Mill Park.

Johns Creek advances Chattahoochee bridge project to Duluth

November 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Johns Bridge City Council has approved agreements with other city and county governments for the construction phase of a pedestrian bridge across the Chattahoochee River.

Roswell advances plans for ‘mini roundabout’

November 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Roswell City Council has advanced a project that would create the city’s first “mini roundabout” at the intersection of North Coleman Road and Lake Crest Drive.

PTC planners sign off on development

November 21, 2019

Fayette County News

A development that drew some public outcry Nov. 7 at the Peachtree City Council meeting got another approval at the Nov. 11 Peachtree City Planning Commission meeting.

Lawrenceville gas utility receives fifth consecutive safety award

November 21, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

Lawrenceville's Gas Department is being recognized for its safety efforts - again.

Roswell residents voice opinions on new Ga. 400 bridges, leaders rush

November 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Three Roswell City Council members at a Wednesday morning meeting decided they did want to improve the look of the plain bridges the Georgia Department of Transportation are building as part of the roadwork underway on Ga. 400.

Police department adds body cameras

November 20, 2019

McDuffie Progress

After two months of testing to remove the kinks and find an effective attachment for uniforms, the officers of the Thomson Police Department are now wearing body cameras to help protect them when interacting with citizens.

Eason looks forward to new term

November 20, 2019

Dawson Community News

“You want the city to be something the citizens can use,” said Dawsonville Mayor Mike Eason. “Right now, with the amphitheater going in, the park there, the farmers’ market, we’re starting to have some things to keep people there.”

Albany Fire Department receives training in how to respond to electrical fires

November 20, 2019

Albany Herald

This week, representatives from Georgia Power Co. instructed Albany Fire Department personnel on how to safely respond in the event of a fire at an electrical transformer station.

Brunswick makes cut for TV show

November 20, 2019

Brunswick News

Brunswick Mayor Cornell Harvey said he was “ecstatic” to learn about the selection.

A $20 million, six-story hotel is coming to uptown Columbus. Here are the details

November 20, 2019

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

New details were released about the six-story AC Marriott hotel that is going in the 1200 block of Broadway during an unveiling ceremony Tuesday evening.

Marietta eyes purchase of two state-owned properties off the Square

November 20, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin said Tuesday the Mill Street parking lot beside the Marietta Square Starbucks is likely to be sold by the State Properties Commission to the Downtown Marietta Development Authority by year’s end.

Alpharetta police partner with Ring on video doorbell data

November 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Alpharetta City Council has approved a partnership agreement with Ring that would give police access to data of the popular video doorbell system, provided customers agree to share their data.

Grantville considers surveillance cameras for crime prevention

November 20, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville Police Chief Steve Whitlock wants to rent security cameras to monitor the traffic coming into and out of the city.

Gwinnett BOC awards nearly $5M contract to build new Duluth library

November 20, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

A new Duluth library branch has been in the works for years, but the joint city-county project cleared a major hurdle Tuesday when Gwinnett County commissioners approved a construction contract for the branch.

City power rates rank among lowest statewide

November 20, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

The cost of staying cool during the 2019 summer — one of the hottest on record — might have been higher than average, but the cost was because of increased power usage, not an increase in the price per kilowatt hour (kwh) for electricity, city officials said.

Summerville Benefiting From Growth In Floyd County

November 20, 2019

Summerville News

It may seem odd, but the City of Summerville is benefiting from residential and commercial growth in Floyd County.

Stockbridge offers Henry County $100,000 to save baseball park

November 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city has said it plans to donate the money to Henry County as a goodwill gesture in Stockbridge’s effort to persuade county leaders not to turn Cochran Park into passive greenspace for walking trails and picnic tables.

Public input sought for transportation projects in downtown Atlanta

November 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

People who live, work or play in downtown Atlanta will get a chance to help the city decide how to spend $1 million slated for transportation projects.

Milton intersection to lose traffic signals to roundabout

November 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The latest chapter of the Northeast Crabapple Connector Project in downtown Milton is schedule to begin Tuesday, with a traffic shift implemented and traffic signals removed at Mayfield Road and Charlotte Drive.

Alpharetta launches program to match musicians, businesses

November 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Alpharetta has announced a “Music Match” program that matches musicians and businesses for more than 40 performances during 2020, “utilizing local venues (to provide) multiple listening opportunities and fun music engagements.”

Rockmart Council holds light session for November

November 20, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The Rockmart Council had a light November meeting session, but with only a few items to cover, Mayor Miller had time to formally congratulate the city’s new and returning elected officials who are slated to begin terms at the beginning of 2020.

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