Even though the city of Rome will be losing the $1.4 million per year it is currently receiving from Rome City Schools for providing student transportation, Transit Director Kathy Shealy is hoping a bus fare increase is not on the horizon.
The city of Adairsville is experiencing some growing pains, however City Manager Pam Madison is confident that the end result will be a much better community for residents, retailers and industry.
At one point in Tuesday’s community forum held at NorthPointe Church, Adairsville Mayor Kenneth Carson seemed to channel John Fitzgerald Kennedy when describing the event’s purpose and intent.
The Adairsville City Council will consider a rezoning issue on second reading next month that could pave the way for another major industry to locate inside the city.
The old Adairsville Travel Plaza site off 7746 Highway 140 has sat vacant since 2014.
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.
The Athens-Clarke County Commission this week unanimously passed a “Resolution in Support of Athens Immigrant, Undocumented, and Latinx Community” after several commissioners explained why they thought the resolution is important.
This weekend will include several family-friendly events that are open to the public, including a historic walking tour, a family friendly movie and a community cleanup.
Members of the Adairsville City Council voted unanimously at Thursday evening’s meeting to adopt an ordinance setting the City’s fiscal year 2019 millage rate at 3.005 mills.
The city commissioned Amsterdam-based management consulting company Arcadis to collect data on where residents want to travel by bike and come up with plans and costs for creating new routes.