Cities In The News

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City’s Mistakes Hampering Businessman’s Project

November 25, 2019

Summerville News

Anthony Bryant wants to build storage units but inaccurate maps and missing documents at Summerville City Hall continue to impede his progress.

City to vote on rezoning for midtown developments

November 25, 2019

Gainesville Times

The city of Gainesville is requesting to rezone two pieces of land in midtown for a previously announced mixed-use development that will include 400 apartments.

Tax credits awarded for Tower Heights project, but HUD approval still pending

November 25, 2019

Gainesville Times

A mixed-income housing development replacing the Tower Heights Apartments public housing complex in Gainesville is a step closer to reality.

When, where Gainesville will open new, upgraded fire station

November 25, 2019

Gainesville Times

Fire Station No. 2 has sat at the intersection of Holly Drive and Piedmont Road, behind Gainesville First Baptist Church, for 65 years.

Clarkesville City Council member resigns to relocate

November 25, 2019

Access North Georgia

The City of Clarkesville will hold a special election in March 2020 to fill the council seat just vacated by John Mitchell.

Marietta renames recreation center after first black councilman

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Marietta City Council last week paid homage to an elected official who paved the way for black residents to serve in public office.

Regulating holiday decorations a seasonal struggle for cities

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A request from a resident to put up a Nativity scene at city hall set off a month-long debate in a metro Atlanta community over the government’s role in regulating religious symbols in public spaces.

Runoff election comes with a roughly $30,000 price tag

November 22, 2019

Albany Herald

Prices fluctuate over time — the price of this goes up, the price of that goes up — but Dougherty County Elections Supervisor Ginger Nickerson said this week that past runoff elections like the one scheduled Dec. 3 will cost the city of Albany somewhere in the $30,000 range.

City manager fills 2 top staff positions; gets approval for 2 new jobs in his office

November 22, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Statesboro City Manager Charles Penny this week announced his appointment of two department heads, Human Resources Director Demetrius Bynes and Public Works and Engineering Director John Washington, filling vacancies.

Advanced voting begins Monday in runoffs to decide mayor, council races

November 22, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Advanced voting for the Dec. 3 runoff elections that will decide who will serve as Smyrna's next mayor, as well as the tied Ward 2 council member seat, begins Monday.

Rome sues upstream carpet-makers over toxic PFOAs in river

November 22, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

The City of Rome is suing a host of Dalton-area carpet manufacturers over what it contends is an ongoing threat to its drinking water.

Johns Creek wants to hear your opinion on a proposed roundabout

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Johns Creek is interested in what people think of a roundabout that would be near the Chattahoochee River.

Hahira hosts Small Business Saturday

November 22, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

This Lowndes County town observes Small Business Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30.

RH City Council wrap up: Ward sworn in as Post 2 councilman

November 22, 2019

Bryan County News

The Richmond Hill City Council met in regular session Tuesday to swear-in a new city council member, recognize city employees, and discuss a unified development ordinance.

Twin City’s going to look festive, thanks to decorating contest

November 22, 2019

Emanuel County Live

Each year, Historic Twin City/Main Street sponsors a Christmas holiday decoration contest.

Groundbreaking ceremony signals industrial hub on the move

November 22, 2019

Effingham Herald

About 125 business and government leaders saw much more than heavy equipment and mounds of dirt at the Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH) on Thursday. They spotted tremendous economic potential for Effingham County and Georgia, too.

Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub breaks ground

November 22, 2019

Savannah Morning News

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for a massive new industrial development that Effingham County condemned the land for 14 years ago.

DDDA, UGA to look at downtown's economic impact

November 22, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Downtown Dalton merchants know the downtown area has a big economic impact on the city, but until now there have been no hard numbers, said Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA) Director George Woodward.

Covington City Council approves Scott Andrews as new city manager

November 22, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

The Covington City Council unanimously approved a contract naming Scott Andrews as the new city manager during a called meeting Wednesday evening.

Former Savannah mayor tells story behind civil rights exhibit photos

November 22, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Otis Johnson, who would go on to become Savannah’s mayor 40 years later, stands as a young man amid Armstrong State College’s class of 1964 after integrating the institution.

Guyton voters to head back to polls

November 22, 2019

Effingham Herald

Guyton voters are headed back to the polls for runoff elections for the Post 1 and Post 2 Guyton City Council seats. Early voting for the Dec. 3 election ends Wednesday.

Forest Park official elections numbers announced at City Council meeting

November 22, 2019

Clayton News Daily

Election Superintendent Lois Wright announced the certified results for the Nov. 5 Forest Park election at the Nov. 19 City Council meeting.

Alpharetta OKs deal to let cops access Ring doorbell cam footage

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Alpharetta police now have an easier path to getting private camera footage, a national trend seen throughout metro Atlanta.

Gainesville breaks ground on new home of Fire Station 2

November 22, 2019

Gainesville Times

Shovelfuls of red Georgia soil were gently tossed forward at the new site of Gainesville Fire Station 2 on Cleveland Highway. The groundbreaking ceremony for the 14,000-square feet facility to replace the current home of Station 2 was now official.

Developer seeks ‘pause’ for controversial tax break on Beltline

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A developer requesting $22.5 million in tax breaks from the city of Atlanta for a posh project along the Beltline asked for a delay amid complaints from critics and as the project appeared to lack votes to win approval from a city board.

Stockbridge Councilwoman Neat Robinson attends National Foundation for Women Legislators' annual conference

November 22, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

Neat Robinson, Stockbridge city councilwoman, recently attended the National Foundation for Women Legislators’ 2019 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas with members of the Georgia General Assembly.

Data intelligence company to expand to Georgia

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Data intelligence company Collibra will create more than 200 jobs at a new office in Atlanta, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday.

Alpharetta spending $560K on street landscaping

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Alpharetta City Council has accepted a $560,895 proposal from its on-call landscaping contractor for improvements to the Rucker Road roundabouts and other areas affected by recent road construction.

Sandy Springs lets $268K path landscaping contract

November 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Sandy Springs City Council has awarded a $268,749 contract to Tri Scapes Inc. to perform landscaping and other services for a multi-purpose path extending from Mount Vernon Highway to Hilderbrand Drive.

Public Safety officers' dedication, kindness highlighted at annual Red, Blue and You event

November 22, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

A Lawrenceville police officer who cared for a homeless man in her off-duty time, practically adopting him in the process.

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