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Savannah Alderman Brian Foster said he is keeping his word.
Due to increased property values and continued city growth, the proposed millage rate will result in a slight property tax increase of 2.79 percent.
Valdosta City Councilmember Vivian Miller-Cody was elected to the board of directors for the Georgia Municipal Association recently during the association’s annual meeting in Savannah.
Deborah Bell has been hired as the Planning and Zoning director for the city of Americus.
The Talking Rock Council held their first meeting in their new chambers to an overflow crowd. The residents came out in mass for the public hearing on the proposed firearms training facility. It appeared that more than 60 people were in the room.
Athens-Clarke County has been chosen to receive $56,477 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
Property taxes in Watkinsville may increase 8.74 percent due to higher property assessments.
With the signing Monday night by Bowman City Council of a resolution to reactivate the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman, an economic development agency is in business again.
After an hour-long hearing before the Bowman City Council June meeting in which over 40 Bowman residents were in attendance to show a strong opposition to the City of Bowman selling its’ gas department to the City of Elberton, Mayor Pete Gibbons decided to table the topic until next month’s council meeting.
Neighbors and artists from around Savannah gathered Sunday afternoon at a Parkside home to discuss what they’d like to see the city do to help Savannah’s art community.
Antonio Hunter announced Friday his intention to run for Savannah’s District 6 aldermanic seat in this November’s municipal election.
A Savannah firefighter was honored at Friday’s Savannah Bananas baseball game after saving the life on an unconscious man at the game last Saturday.
Rome Street Department crews were busy Friday, hanging new flashing lights at the pedestrian crosswalk in the 200 block of Broad Street. Amanda Carter, executive director of the Downtown Development Authority, said the “Mid-Block Crosswalk Safety Trial” will continue for 20 days, then move to the 300 block for 20 days and the 400 block for another 20 days as the city gets feedback from pedestrians and motorists alike.
Rome and Floyd County’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors could end up in a surprise settlement following a hearing set for Aug. 6 in federal district court.
Rome’s Between the Rivers Historic district is in the process of an unprecedented residential growth spurt. For years the Downtown Development Authority has put a high priority on getting the upper level of many of the downtown buildings renovated for apartment living.
Macon-Bibb County escaped serious issues when a group known as the Turkish Cyber Army defaced some government websites by hacking onto them in January.
The Newnan Downtown Development Authority has received a $5,000 grant to give a downtown alley a facelift.
City Commissioner Julie Martin sees the untapped potential for downtown Brunswick.
The new signal is one of the first of this type in metro Atlanta and is expected to help drivers more safely navigate the intersection and reduce crashes.
At its meeting July 1 at 1 p.m. at City Hall, the council is expected to vote on legislation that would prohibit smoking and vaping at those locations (Legislative Reference No. 19-O-1205). The ordinance seeks to protect the public against exposure to secondhand smoke.
The Stockbridge City Council voted in favor of earmarking $350,000 for the rehabilitation of an alleyway in downtown Stockbridge, but exactly where those funds are coming from is not entirely clear.
Ed Asbridge won a special election on June 18 for an unexpired council term of former councilwoman Mary Jones who resigned in 2018; Jones died earlier this year.
As part of a package of incentives, the city promised to reimburse the company up to $1,027,000 for improvements including sidewalks, landscaping and street lights; bicycle and pedestrian facilities; access streets and roadway improvements.
The improvements will promote safe pedestrian access and discourage speeding, according to an announcement by Johns Creek.
A 20-foot-wide driveway with curbs and gutters will connect the parking lots of the Adult Recreation Center and Aquatic Center, allowing emergency personnel and residents to reach either park more easily, staff said.
Capt. Tawnya Gilovanni received the promotion in late May after 13 years of service with the Lawrenceville Police Department. The law enforcement veteran has had a knack for leadership since the start of her career, making sergeant with the Braselton Police Department at the age of 24.
The Tucker City Council voted 6-1 Wednesday to implement a 120-day moratorium on the devices moving to the city.
For the first time, two school resource officers from the Marietta Police Department will serve only in Marietta’s elementary schools - thanks in part to a federal grant.
Flowery Branch’s property tax rate is staying the same.
Tifton Mayor Julie Smith was elected third vice president of the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) during the association’s annual meeting in Savannah June 23.
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