Businesses and nonprofits, based in Powder Springs, are eligible for a second-round application process for the city’s Small Business Grant Program.
New parks and recreation fees were approved 5-0 by the Powder Springs City Council on Oct. 19.
In honor of its visionary, Powder Springs Mayor Al Thurman, now the city’s new downtown park is known as Thurman Springs Park.
Powder Springs officials will host a virtual event Thursday where they will explain their plans for money collected by a proposed extension of the county’s penny sales tax Cobb residents will vote on Nov. 3.
Though typically held in park facilities within the city and open to the public, drawing an estimated 300 to 400 attendees, this year’s event will feature public safety demonstrations and guest speakers - both live and pre-taped videos.
Powder Springs residents can now apply for financial assistance from the city to cover housing and utility costs if they were affected by shutdowns, furloughs, layoffs, school closures or illness related to the pandemic.
The Powder Springs City Council voted 3-2 on Aug. 17 to hire two consultants.
Powder Springs officials are inviting the community to be a part of a free community dialogue which will focus on current events that pertain to race, prejudice, social injustice and strategies to bring the Powder Springs community closer together, according to a city statement.
Rooted Trading Company will be allowed by the Powder Springs City Council to use a pond on 100 acres, owned by the city, for recreational use by customers of the business.
Powder Springs officials have scheduled the grand opening for the city's new downtown park for May 15-17 - instead of Sept. 11-13 - as the Bring the Sea to the Springs Seafood Festival.