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Powder Springs

Powder Springs unveils acts for inaugural concert series in new downtown park

December 10, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The city’s new $3.7 million downtown park —as of yet without a name — is scheduled to open the weekend of May 15, and the grand opening will coincide with the launch of the city’s first-ever summer concert series.

Powder Springs unveils acts for inaugural concert series in new downtown park

December 9, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Fans of Journey and Bruno Mars may want to plan a trip to Powder Springs this summer.

Powder Springs approves live streaming service for meetings

November 11, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Powder Springs is to become the fourth city in Cobb County to offer live and on-demand viewing of its public meetings, through a new agreement that council members approved a year’s funding for.

Cobb, Powder Springs leaders break ground on $10M sports complex

October 31, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Powder Springs and county leaders are celebrating the start of a project developers and elected officials believe could spur economic development in the south Cobb city.

Powder Springs approves event venue

September 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In spite of objections from several area residents, the Powder Springs City Council voted on Sept. 16 to grant a pouring license for alcoholic beverages and a variance to the former Sullivan House.

Powder Springs to spend about $349K for 15 projects

August 29, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

They include: $64,285 to Tucker Grading and Hauling to install sidewalk in the neighborhood park on Lancer Drive and $43,442 to Always Cool Heating and Air to replace the heating ventilation and air conditioning system at the senior center facility, 4181 Atlanta St.

Powder Springs Council withdraws pay raise consideration

August 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

If the ordinance had been approved, the mayor would have received $21,000 annually instead of the current $18,000, beginning Jan. 1, 2020.

Powder Springs officials considering their pay raises

July 24, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

If approved, the mayor will receive $21,000 annually instead of the current $18,000, beginning Jan. 1, 2020. Also, each of the five Council members will be paid $15,000 annually instead of the present $12,000, likewise beginning Jan. 1.

Powder Springs adopts 6.7 percent tax increase, moves forward on council raises

July 18, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Mayor Al Thurman provided a tie-breaking vote Monday night to approve a measure maintaining Powder Springs’ 9.5-mill property tax rate, though some property owners could still see tax increases in their bills.