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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The extensive ordinance defines adequate food, shelter and space for animals as well as penalties for inadequate care.
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.
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 City Council has approved an 88-unit senior housing development on a site near the city’s planned Towne Center project.
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.