Cities In The News


Saturday funeral for long-time former Demorest mayor

September 28, 2020

Access North Georgia

“He dutifully served us for nearly four decades,” a statement from Demorest Mayor Rick Austin reads. “His vision and foresight was unprecedented, building a water system that would not only serve our city, but in many ways, our entire county. It is that vision and leadership that enables our city to deliver unmatched services to our residents today."

Demorest in limbo after firing of police chief questioned

April 22, 2020

Northeast Georgian

What began as a disagreement over employee discipline has now led to community support for a former police chief and a questioning of city procedures regarding the appointment of Greg Ellingson.