Cities In The News


City Council qualifying to begin Monday, July 29

July 10, 2019

Metter Advertiser

Qualifying will begin on Monday, July 29, for District 1, Seats 1 and 3 and District 2, Seat 5, on Metter City Council.

GA Tourism Product Development Team to visit the City of Metter next week

July 3, 2019

Metter Advertiser

The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division announced today that its Product Development Resource team will visit the City of Metter July 9-11, 2019.

City inks deal with Better Fresh Farms

May 22, 2019

Metter Advertiser

The City of Metter signed a Memorandum of Understandings and lease agreement with Better Fresh Farms LLC on Tuesday, May 14, bringing Better Fresh Farms, its $2 million investment and 20 new jobs to Metter.

Council delays approval for Grace Gardens expansion

March 27, 2019

Metter Advertiser

City Council has agreed with neighbors: an expansion of Grace Gardens on South College Street (behind Jet Food Stores) does not need to occur until parking and traffic issues at the current location are addressed.

City to seek professional input in fire station location, construction

March 22, 2019

Metter Advertiser

Metter City Council is seeking professional assistance in developing a strategic plan for the next 20 years for Metter Fire & Rescue. Details of that plan will include site selection and design of a new city fire station.

City to repair/replace aged fire hydrants

March 15, 2019

Metter Advertiser

Metter City Council has approved the low bid from Georgia Hydrant Services Inc. for $199,070 for a hydrant repair project.

Metter City, Municipal Court adopt Community Service program for offenders

March 12, 2019

Metter Advertiser

Metter City Council and Metter Municipal Court have approved a Community Service Program designed to require offenders to perform court ordered community service within the City of Metter.

City of Metter seeks residents' help in applying for $750K grant

February 27, 2019

Metter Advertiser

The City of Metter is applying for $750,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to provide infrastructure upgrades on North Leroy, North Terrell, North Trapnell and East Lillian Street.

City of Metter roadwork nears completion

February 6, 2019

Metter Advertiser

Despite an unusually wet winter and recent cold weather, the extensive infrastructure and road repairs in the city of Metter are scheduled to be completed this week, only a few days behind the original schedule.

City of Metter streamlines licensing and permitting

February 1, 2019

Metter Advertiser

In their January meeting, Metter City Council approved a zoning amendment for Pillman Enterprises, LLC, to allow for a commercial building.