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Social Circle

Social Circle will have mayor’s race

August 26, 2019

Walton Tribune

Mayor Hal Dally and now former Mayor Pro Tem David Keener will square off this fall in a race to be the next mayor of Georgia’s Greatest Little Town.

Board raises pay, cuts taxes

August 14, 2019

Walton Tribune

The board unanimously approved the $19.1 million budget for Social Circle City Schools, which includes $3,000 raises for every teacher in the system, as suggested by Gov. Brian Kemp.

SCPD earns state accreditation

May 30, 2019

Walton Tribune

There are more than 500 police departments in Georgia. One hundred twenty-nine of them are state certified, meaning they’ve implemented an exhaustive list of standards required by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police.

Citizens quiet on Social Circle’s 2020 budget

May 30, 2019

Walton Tribune

No one spoke for or against the budget, which at the moment does not call for an increase in property taxes but does increase water rates by 2.5%.

Council puts temporary ban on development in Jubilee

April 24, 2019

Walton Tribune

The Social Circle City Council leveled a moratorium on new development in the Jubilee neighborhood off Alcova Drive. The moratorium will last one year or until the council can reconsider the zoning of the property.

Social Circle police hold first awards banquet

April 1, 2019

Walton Tribune

The Social Circle Police Department held its inaugural awards banquet, Tuesday, March 12, at Church at the Grove in Social Circle.