Cities In The News

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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.

Conyers Police awarded CALEA Reaccreditation with Excellence

November 20, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

Conyers Police Department and city officials recently returned from Covington, Ky., where they appeared before the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) for a hearing where it was recommended that the Conyers Police Department be awarded CALEA Reaccreditation with Excellence.

Hogansville moves to step two for grant

November 20, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

City Manager David Milliron announced Monday night that the city was selected to move onto step two of a pre-application process for the USDA’s Rural Energy Savings ProgramG.

Covington locks in three-year contract with Pratt Industries for disposal of recyclables

November 20, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

In an effort to remain a green community, the Covington City Council has approved an agreement with Pratt Industries in Conyers to take the city’s recyclables for $60 a ton.

SPLOST Advisory Committee 'pretty much done,' chairman says; letter outlining recommendations will include 'criticism of mismanagement'

November 20, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The SPLOST Advisory Committee reached consensus Monday on which project requests from the City of Dalton it will recommend funding from a potential Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

Dickerson formally hired as Clarkesville city manager

November 20, 2019

Access North Georgia

The Clarkesville City Council formally hired McDonough City Administrator Keith Dickerson as city manager on Tuesday.

Proposed shelter for immigrant children goes to Marietta City Council

November 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A pastor’s proposal to open a shelter in Marietta for immigrant children in custody of the U.S. government is now headed to a vote by the City Council.

Council OKs DNA, psychological testing for Savannah police

November 20, 2019

Savannah Morning News

City council approved contract renewals on several police department-related purchases at Monday’s council meeting.

Atlanta City Council authorizes small and micro business loan program

November 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta City Council has authorized an intergovernmental agreement with Invest Atlanta, the city’s development agency, to create a loan program for small and micro-businesses.

Holly Springs Police Department wins Agency of the Year

November 19, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The Holly Springs Police Department was recognized as the “Agency of the Year” by the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for the Appalachian Trail Traffic Enforcement Network district.

Grantville Council discusses amendment to the city’s charter

November 19, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Members of the city of Grantville’s administrative committee recently recommended a series of amendments to the city’s charter regarding how officials are elected and the city’s chain of command.

Rezoning would allow for 202 senior apartments

November 19, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

A rezoning request now before the Newnan Planning Commission would allow construction of “affordable senior housing” on Newnan Crossing Bypass.

Covington to have first reading in December of ordinance allowing alcohol at special events

November 19, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

After Covington voters gave their approval to two alcohol-related referendums in the Nov. 5 municipal election, the City Council is moving to enact legislation.

Dalton Utilities' natural gas safety phone survey begins Monday

November 19, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

As part of Dalton Utilities' ongoing efforts to provide safe and reliable natural gas services for its customers, the utility is conducting a phone survey to determine the level of the public's knowledge about natural gas safety.

Dalton City Council mulls PTV shuttle services downtown

November 19, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The City Council held the first reading on Monday of a law that would allow personal transportation vehicle (PTV) shuttle service in the central business district.

Dalton City Council approves final step in repair of Botany Woods Drive

November 19, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Seven months after heavy and persistent rains caused the westbound lane of Botany Woods Drive to crumble, the Dalton City Council approved the final piece of the repair of that street.

Covington Town Center to begin construction by March

November 19, 2019

Covington News

At 65 comments and growing, the community reacted to the project update. The City Council approved the project in 2017.

Savannah Alderman Shabazz wants halt on arena spending

November 19, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Voters approved funding the arena project through SPLOST in two referendums. The $165 million arena is to be built west of downtown and is seen as a catalyst for development for the area.

Pooler council approves 8-story hotel height variance

November 19, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Following a public hearing on the subject, Pooler City Council voted to approve a 36-foot height variance for a proposed 8-story hotel to be located near the southbound Interstate 95 offramp leading to U.S. 80.

Stockbridge offers $100,000 contribution to Henry County to restore Cochran Park

November 19, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

The Stockbridge City Council met with members of the Henry County Board of Commissioners to discuss the future of the park.

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