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Yarn-bombing contest targets downtown Jonesboro

August 27, 2019

Clayton News Daily

To bring attention to downtown Jonesboro's new Arts District, the city is holding a Yarn Bomb Contest. Knitters, crocheters, weavers and others of a common thread are invited to send in their proposed designs.

Snellville Mayor Bender to run unopposed; council seats contested

August 23, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Snellville Mayor Barbara Bender, who was appointed to finish former Mayor Tom Witts term, will run unopposed to continue as the city’s leader. Six candidates have qualified to fill two open city council seats.

Lilburn becomes latest Gwinnett city to pass e-scooter ban

June 12, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The ban will be in effect for the next year, similar to the Snellville legislation. The temporary ban allows the city to reevaluate how it handles e-scooters in a year.

Video to educate drivers about new Snellville displaced left lanes

May 31, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The reconfigured intersection will include a two-legged displaced left turn with dual left-turn lanes offset from the through lanes on the east and west legs of Highway 78.

Second roundabout coming soon to Pharrs Road in Snellville

May 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

This contract is funded 72.4 percent by the 2014 SPLOST program, 22.4 percent by the 2017 SPLOST, and 5.2 percent by Snellville.

Snellville adopts Gwinnett County animal control ordinance

May 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The extensive ordinance defines adequate food, shelter and space for animals as well as penalties for inadequate care.

Snellville earns strong rating from Moody’s for Cobblestone Project

May 3, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Towne Center project will transform Snellville’s downtown into a livable and walkable downtown district. A governmental agreement with Gwinnett has been approved to build a new library, relocating the Elizabeth Williams branch to the Towne Center.

Snellville passes ordinance to control unsolicited ad materials

May 1, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The ordinance also states advertising materials can no longer be placed on private property “if it can be blown, carried away by the elements, or deposited on any public place including streets, road right-of-ways, or adjoining private premises.”

Snellville approves senior housing near future Towne Center project

April 25, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Snellville City Council has approved an 88-unit senior housing development on a site near the city’s planned Towne Center project.

Snellville police to host drug take back event

April 24, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The event is held twice a year and is sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Snellville police partner with PCOM School of Pharmacy at Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine to make the local event happen.

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