Cities In The News
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A new law bans skateboarding in downtown Alpharetta but city officials have a new understanding of the sport’s popularity and will open a temporary skate park at Union Hill Park.
As a second year Bee City USA affiliate, Norcross is celebrating National Pollinator Week this week by distributing pollination-themed activity workbooks and seed packets to local children, as well as launching an all-new subsite devoted to sustainability on the city website.
The city of Suwanee has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program, a top tier of recognition signifying a proven track record of successfully applying the Main Street Approach.
With the state’s new directives that lifts many of its previous restrictions and following Gwinnett County’s lead, the city has announced it will begin its 2020 event schedule in July.
The owner of a Marietta sex shop says he plans to appeal the city’s decision to revoke his business license.
Improvements proposed for two parks in Statesboro – Luetta Moore Park and the Grady Street Park – would cost $3.98 million, according to cost estimates the city government obtained from consultants.
The American Civil War memorial to confederate soldiers in downtown Brunswick was defaced over the weekend.
Establishments that serve alcohol in Rome are getting a break for business losses related to the COVID-19 shutdown.
At some point, Cartersville Assistant City Attorney Keith Lovell said members of the city council will have to take action to rescind an emergency ordinance originally declared in late March.
Staff levels are to remain the same while police and fire departments will be spared from large cuts, according to discussions at the June 16 monthly workshop of the Richmond Hill City Council.
The city of Savannah is taking a look at requiring that face coverings be worn in public places following recent increases in COVID-19 cases.
Springfield’s city council wants to raise taxes by 30 percent to make up for losses due to COVID-19, meet the needs of new residents and quit relying on reserve funds.
Stacey Bristow told the Newnan City Council that systemic racism is "global pandemic" and called for sweeping law enforcement reform.
The city of Lovejoy is reportedly interested in annexing a little over 250 acres of land into Henry County, which would make it the county’s fifth city.
The Sandy Springs City Council has approved an agreement with the state that will ensure bicycle and pedestrian elements for three new bridges across Ga. 400, at a cost of more than $5 million to the city.
Lilburn is proposing the 2020 property tax rate remain the same at 4.43 mills. The Lilburn City Council is inviting the public to comment on the 2020 property tax rate prior to adoption at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. June 22, or 6 p.m. July 13 at Lilburn City Hall, 340 Main St.
For lawn events, such as those that feature watching movies and concerts, large white circles will be painted on the Town Green’s grass for use by families and groups so all may enjoy their time together while maintaining social distancing. The circles will accommodate family and groups and will be spaced six feet apart.
The Conyers City Council approved the fiscal year 2021 budget by a unanimous vote at their June 17 virtual meeting.
Upon their departure, K-9 Officer Monto and his handler Powder Springs Police Officer Cory Dilbeck received well wishes from Powder Springs Mayor Al Thurman and the City Council on June 15.
The Covington City Council approved the fiscal year 2021 budget at a teleconference meeting June 15. The budget includes $128,701,557 in revenues and $128,386,693 in expenditures.
The Dalton Parks and Recreation Department hosts a fireworks show as part of a scaled back Fourth of July celebration.
The Henry County Board of Commissioners and the McDonough City Council both discussed the idea of a citizen’s advisory board for law enforcement officials.
The City of Dalton is seeking to have the building at 334 N. Hamilton St. at Little Five Points declared a public nuisance, which could lead to the building being demolished.
A rezoning request for two new developments in the Ashley Park shopping center was approved by the Newnan City Council in a final reading at its meeting Tuesday.
Lula’s budget, like other local governments’, has seen some adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and community members will can comment on the proposed budget for the next fiscal year at a hearing Monday, June 22.
Julie Butler Colombini, Gainesville Parks & Recreation’s marketing and communications manager, said the project totaled around $1.5 million.
Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch addressed some of the measures in President Donald Trump’s executive order signed Tuesday, June 16, regarding potential police reforms, saying some of the initiatives are already procedure for local departments.
The city of Stockbridge turns 100 on Aug. 6, but don’t expect the party of the century at City Hall.
It’s the second consecutive Saturday protest rally at city hall to draw Pleasant Hill Pastor Sabin Strickland and Roswell Police Chief James Conroy.
Mayor Keith Brady brought a policy review resolution before the council, acknowledging the public concerns of a protesters while reinforcing the city's support of "transparency, accountability, procedural fairness and professional practices" across all departments.
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