Cities In The News

Displaying Items 211-240 (of 642)

Duluth proposes same millage rate resulting in slight tax increase

June 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The rollback millage rate to avoid a tax increase would be no more than 6.257 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home valued at $200,000 is approximately $23.52 and the proposed tax increase for commercial property valued at $202,000 is approximately $23.76.

VIDEO: No blue light special: Brookhaven’s pricey Tesla could soon turn up on street patrols

June 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The electric luxury car — believed to be the first to be outfitted as a police car in Georgia — hit the testing track for the first time Tuesday, and “performed well” in speed and emergency response tests, the city said in a statement.

Marietta allocates nearly $1M for tourism grants

June 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

New requests of $379,000 for tourism grants have been approved by the Marietta City Council for the new budget year. Additionally, $598,000 in tourism grants have been renewed by the City Council for a total of $977,000.

Atlanta mayor unveils ambitious affordable housing plan for the city

June 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Bottoms said she would push the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) to redevelop 300 acres of former housing projects into mixed-communities, something she said would create 2,000 new affordable units.

TPD equipment on city council agenda

June 26, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Telling Thomasville City Council he does not want to exceed the 2019 Thomasville Police Department budget, Police Chief Troy Rich said he will look at putting certain equipment purchases in the agency's 2020 budget.

Sandy Springs works with Gwinnett on Spalding, Holcomb Bridge projects

June 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The council approved an intergovernmental agreement with Gwinnett in which it takes responsibility for procuring easements and rights of way within Sandy Springs for planned improvements to the intersection of Spalding and Holcomb Bridge Road (Ga. 140).

Cairo adopts its FY20 budget

June 26, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Cairo City Council members voted to adopt their fiscal year 2020 budget in a special-called meeting earlier this week.

Meigs council could hire next police chief soon

June 26, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Meigs City Council members plan to meet Wednesday evening in a closed-door setting to interview two candidates to become the next chief of police.

City approves council pay increase

June 26, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

City officials voted to increase mayor and council members' salaries for the first time since 2002.

Sugar Hill brings moon‘SHINE’ to entertainment district

June 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sugar Hill is embracing the city’s history of moonshining on the Chattahoochee by affectionately calling their downtown entertainment area “Sugar Hill’s Intersection of Neighborhoods and Entertainment,” or the SHINE District.

Edgehill receives flag

June 26, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Friday, June 14, was Flag Day across the country; and, it was a special Flag Day for Edgehill’s residents – all 24 of them.

Lack of SDS could result in library closure

June 26, 2019

Milledgeville Union Recorder

Through multiple mediation sessions and ongoing litigation, Baldwin County and city of Milledgeville officials have gone back and forth trying to reach a service delivery agreement.

Cave Spring to vote Tuesday on liquor laws, budget

June 26, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Council members have been working on a comprehensive revision to the alcohol ordinance since voters approved liquor sales in February.

Kennesaw approves community plan for cemetery

June 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Purposes of the plan are to frame short and long-term goals, recommendations and strategies that will promote activities and initiatives regarding the city cemetery. Kennesaw’s Cemetery Preservation Commission provided feedback, guidance and recommendations to the ARC staff.

Grumpy on Greenville Street

June 26, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

It’s no secret that Newnan has become a bit of a “mini Hollywood,” and while some business owners downtown have been happy with the filming, the latest production being shot on Greenville Street has other business owners upset.

Recycling in Augusta needs more education, participation

June 26, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta’s recycling program has peaked out at about 30 percent of households and is also plagued by people who put the wrong things out for curbside recycling.

Dyess Park community center raises question of repair or replace

June 26, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

A historic community center at Dyess Park has Augusta officials questioning whether the money to repair it would be better spent on a larger replacement.

Smyrna tends small piece of past, an old black cemetery

June 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Anulewicz said moving the graves or developing the cemetery were never part of the city’s discussion, as officials believed it was imperative to preserve the area’s history. “These are names that represent the early families of Smyrna,” she said.

City seeking replacement for retiring administrator

June 20, 2019

McDuffie Progress

After 12 years of managing the City of Thomson, the administrator is retiring.

City changes course on SDS, accepts ‘status quo’ plan offered by county

June 20, 2019

Statesboro Herald

After first retaining a consultant and more recently a specialized law firm for Service Delivery Strategy negotiations with the county government, Statesboro City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to have the mayor sign the offered “status quo” 10-year agreement.

Guyton loves ice cream

June 20, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Free ice cream was a hit once again as the Guyton Historic Preservation Commission held its ninth annual ice cream social on Thursday.

Dacula keeping same millage rate, but property taxes will go up

June 20, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

Dacula leaders plan to keep the same city millage rate that was adopted last year, but property owners in the town will still end up paying more in taxes — about 3.35% more to be exact, according to city officials.

Norcross kicking off summer with 'Block Party' Thursday

June 20, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

Norcross is planning to get a head start on the official start of summer with a block party this week.

Lawrenceville expects property tax increase with proposal to leave millage rate unchanged

June 20, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

Lawrenceville residents will likely see an increase in their city property taxes this year, the city announced Wednesday.

DASH cuts ribbon on townhomes in Hillside community

June 20, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

For many at the ribbon cutting for The Gables in Hillside on Tuesday, the event was about more than just the eight townhomes a stone’s throw from LaGrange’s only brewpub. It was another step in revitalizing the historic Hillside community.

Annexation request for apartments DOA

June 20, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

An annexation request for a proposed apartment complex on the west side of Newnan died from a lack of action.

Rome to hold property tax hearings, no millage rate hike proposed

June 20, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

The Rome City Commission is poised to set the property tax rate for 2019, holding at the same rate it’s been since 2017.

Chalk it up to Fayetteville as a fun Friday Night LIVE!

June 20, 2019

Fayette County News

The Friday Night LIVE event held at the old courthouse in Fayetteville on June 14 and sponsored by Fayetteville Main Street featured local chalk art artists and those from around the metro Atlanta area creating their masterpieces. Streetside chalk art was one of a number of events that brought a large crowd on a cloudless Friday evening. One of the many chalk artists included 12-year-old Tyrone resident Maddy Lohr. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Savannah City Council to consider bond request for Plant Riverside

June 20, 2019

Savannah Morning News

The developer of the Plant Riverside hotel project is asking the city for $9.5 million in bonds to offset costs from the discovery of old timber foundations during construction of an underground parking garage.

CAT looks to overhaul transit network

June 20, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Chatham Area Transit (CAT) has a total network redesign in the works. In a CAT Executive Board Committee workshop Wednesday, board members deliberated on two different network concepts, addressing efficiency in coverage and frequency, to improve their route service to Chatham County.

Displaying Items 211-240 (of 642)