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The City of Valdosta will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day.
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.
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.
The future of the proposed Caldwell Tank development will be decided during Tuesday’s meeting of the Newnan City Council.
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 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 City Commissioners unanimously adopted two ordinances Monday that ban fireworks and all-terrain vehicles on public property.
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.
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.
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.
The Americus City Council voted unanimously to raise the millage rate from 10.92 to 13.12 for the remainder of the fiscal year.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thinking big is not always big enough, according to City Manager Alan Carson.
The candidates for the approaching 2019 Liberty County elections are as follows:
Dalton City Council member Denise Wood will not be seeking a fourth term on the council.
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.
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.
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 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.
Mayoral candidates seek the office that's been held by John Gayle for two terms. Gayle is not seeking reelection to a third term.
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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