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City Labor Day sanitation schedule announced

August 27, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

The City of Valdosta will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day.

Adairsville considering application for Rural Zone tax credits

August 27, 2019

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

Adairsville Community Development Director Richard Osborne said the City is contemplating applying for a “Rural Zone” designation from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) in 2020.

Only one race develops for city council

August 27, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

Qualifying for the Nov. 5 election in Americus was Monday through noon Wednesday this week and there is only one contended race for city council.

Newnan Council to vote on Caldwell Tanks Tuesday

August 27, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The future of the proposed Caldwell Tank development will be decided during Tuesday’s meeting of the Newnan City Council.

Pooler's planning board recommends approval of U.S. 80 development

August 27, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Pooler’s Planning and Zoning Board on Monday recommended council approval of a site plan for a building on U.S. 80 which drew public opposition in April.At a Pooler council meeting on April 22, plans for the multi-purpose commercial, office and living space, Pooler Promenade, were presented.

No one qualifies on first day for Cohutta election; two seats on council are up this year

August 27, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

No one qualified Monday in Cohutta for the November Town Council elections. The seats held by J. Shane Kornberg and Shelia Rose are up for election.

Rome bans ATVs on streets, approves several rezoning requests

August 27, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Rome City Commissioners unanimously adopted two ordinances Monday that ban fireworks and all-terrain vehicles on public property.

Richmond Hill library plan moves ahead with signatures

August 27, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Richmond Hill Mayor Russ Carpenter and Bryan County Chairman Carter Infinger signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the new Richmond Hill Library last week in a ceremony at the current library.

A vacant high rise in downtown Macon is getting a new life. Here’s what is planned.

August 27, 2019

Macon Telegraph

Plans for a hotel and retail space at a downtown high rise that once was the city’s annex building got the green light Monday at a Macon-Bibb County Planning & Zoning Commission hearing.

Euharlee mulls changes to golf cart ordinance, park fees

August 27, 2019

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

The work session concluded with Councilman Craig Guyton announcing that he would not be seeking a third term. He encouraged residents to take a more active role in local government.

City votes to raise millage rate to 13.12

August 27, 2019

Americus Times-Recorder

The Americus City Council voted unanimously to raise the millage rate from 10.92 to 13.12 for the remainder of the fiscal year.

City of Cleveland issues boil water notice

August 27, 2019

White County News Telegraph

A boil water notice has been issue for City of Cleveland water customers at the following locations: Allison Dr., Doug Allison Heights, and Hilltop Street and the plaza at Cleveland Self Storage on Highway 129 North.

City eyes gates to protect ‘pitiful’ cemetery

August 27, 2019

Monroe County Reporter

The city of Forsyth wants to install gates preventing access to the city cemetery after two residents complained on Tuesday about broken headstones and unkept graves.

Marietta's Church Street could see new sidewalks

August 27, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Public Works Director Mark Rice said if the project is approved by the committee and the full council, it is expected to take about six to eight weeks to complete, though no dates have been set.

Qualifying concludes for city council races in McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton, Locust Grove

August 27, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

City council races are up for grabs in all four cities, while Locust Grove is set to also have a mayoral election this year. In McDonough, the county seat of Henry County, three seats on the city council will be contested.

East Point Selected To Pilot First Metro Area City Agriculture Plan

August 27, 2019

GPB News

East Point Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham agreed, but said forming an agriculture plan could also be a solution to food access problems. According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, large swaths of East Point are home to low-income residents with little access to grocery stores.

Yarn-bombing contest targets downtown Jonesboro

August 27, 2019

Clayton News Daily

To bring attention to downtown Jonesboro's new Arts District, the city is holding a Yarn Bomb Contest. Knitters, crocheters, weavers and others of a common thread are invited to send in their proposed designs.

Atlanta programs and products aim to get girls interested in STEM

August 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Soward said there is a 30 percent drop in the number of students who pursue STEAM-related activities (which includes art) between fourth and eighth grades, which, she said, comes in part from a shortage of STEAM mentors.

Flowery Branch meeting to focus on planned mixed-use project

August 27, 2019

Access North Georgia

According to a notice from Flowery Branch officials, it will be "a chance for interested parties to meet representatives of Woodfield to discuss the proposed project," which is slated for construction at 4496 Hog Mountain Road.

Town of Alto reopens qualifying for Post 2 seat on council

August 27, 2019

Access North Georgia

That seat, left vacant by the resignation of John Closs, has been open for about 2.5 years with no qualifiers during several Special Elections to fill it, Ellison said.

Remington streetscape proposed plan to be unveiled

August 26, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

The public will have an opportunity to see the proposed Remington Avenue streetscape when the plan is presented next week at the Thomasville City Council chambers.

City employees retreat for strategic planning session

August 26, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Thinking big is not always big enough, according to City Manager Alan Carson.

Candidates for Liberty County Municipal Elections

August 26, 2019

Hinesville Coastal Courier

The candidates for the approaching 2019 Liberty County elections are as follows:

Dalton, Eton and Varnell to have contested races in November, Wood not seeking reelection

August 26, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Dalton City Council member Denise Wood will not be seeking a fourth term on the council.

Cedartown Commissioner Jordan Hubbard giving up seat

August 26, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Cedartown Commissioner Jordan Hubbard announced in a letter of resignation late last week that he’ll be stepping down from his seat at month’s end.

Savannah Philharmonic presents ideas to city council

August 26, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Executive director of the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra Terri O'Neil got a warm welcome from the Richmond Hill City Council at its August 20 meeting when she proposed the possibility of bringing orchestral music and education facilitation for local school children to the city.

7 vie for Richmond Hill council; Pembroke mayor faces challenger

August 26, 2019

Savannah Morning News

The slate of candidates in Richmond Hill and Pembroke has been set for the November 5 general election. Richmond Hill. Three seats, Posts 2, 3 and 4 on the Richmond Hill City Council will be on the ballot.Qualifying for Post 2 were longtime local businessman Robbie Ward and educator David T. London.

Rome to consider banning fireworks, ATVs on public property

August 26, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Rome City Commissioners are slated to hold a first reading tonight of an ordinance allowing restaurants to sell alcoholic drinks as early as 11 a.m. on Sundays.

Qualifying ends with five Valdosta mayor candidates

August 26, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Mayoral candidates seek the office that's been held by John Gayle for two terms. Gayle is not seeking reelection to a third term.

City to hold tax increase hearings Tuesday

August 26, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro city officials will hold a series of three property tax increase hearings, including two hearings Tuesday, as they propose to keep the same millage rate the city has maintained the past two years instead of adopting a rollback.

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