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Porterdale creating gateway to Yellow River Park
Porterdale creating gateway to Yellow River Park_img City officials are working to create an inviting gateway to Porterdale’s picturesque Yellow River Park.
Source: Rockdale Citizen
Covington Council nixes apartment complex next to Clark’s Grove
Covington Council nixes apartment complex next to Clark’s Grove_img Former Senior Planner Scott Gaither on Monday made his first zoning request to the Covington City Council since being named director of the city’s Planning and Zoning Department after Randy Vinson retired last month.
Source: Covington News
Mayors discuss common issues, challenges
Mayors discuss common issues, challenges_img Despite their differences, the cities of Woodbine, St. Marys and Kingsland have more in common than many realize.
Source: Brunswick News
Forest Park police chief Hobbs to serve as interim city manager
Forest Park police chief Hobbs to serve as interim city manager_img Dwayne Hobbs, chief of the Forest Park Police Department, will serve as interim Forest Park city manager following the departure of City Manager Al Wiggins. This is the third time Hobbs will serve as interim city manager.
Source: Clayton News Daily
Forest Park rezoning fails
Forest Park rezoning fails_img The proposed rezoning of commercial properties in the area of Springdale Road in Forest Park failed due to a lack of votes at Monday’s city council meeting.
Source: Clayton News Daily
Forest Park city council to temporarily relocate
Forest Park city council to temporarily relocate_img The Forest Park City Council will hold its next several meetings in a temporary location due to renovations to City Hall.
Source: Clayton News Daily
Gainesville City Council finalizes honor for Deshaun Watson
Gainesville City Council finalizes honor for Deshaun Watson_img It’s official — the gateway to Gainesville High School between Pearl Nix Parkway and Century Place has been renamed Deshaun Watson Way in honor of the former Red Elephant quarterback who helped lead Clemson University to the national title in January.
Source: Gainesville Times
McDonough attempts at adding Jonesboro Road corridor to city boundary hits ‘roadblock’
McDonough attempts at adding Jonesboro Road corridor to city boundary hits ‘roadblock’_img The Jonesboro Road corridor is one of the main gateways into the city of McDonough, though most of it lies under the jurisdiction of Henry County. But McDonough aims to change that.
Source: Henry Daily Herald
Gainesville mayor delivers upbeat ‘state of the city’
Gainesville mayor delivers upbeat ‘state of the city’_img Gainesville has come a long way from the depths of the Great Recession when the economy tanked and projects screeched to a halt for lack of money, Mayor Danny Dunagan said during his State of the City message at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Source: Gainesville Times
City responds to accountability group’s critique of finances
City responds to accountability group’s critique of finances_img If you’ve been paying attention to Columbus Council in recent weeks, you’re probably aware of talk about the city’s finances.
Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Villa Rica seniors will have to wait for tax greak
Villa Rica seniors will have to wait for tax greak_img Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill that would provide a tax break to senior citizens in Villa Rica. But due to an error in the legislation, those seniors won’t be able to take advantage of the break until next year.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian
Firm plans hotels, amphitheater, stores in Pooler near I-16
Firm plans hotels, amphitheater, stores in Pooler near I-16_img A new mixed-use development, which will include hotels, offices and boutique retail space, is on tap for the southeast corner of Interstate 16 and Pooler.
Source: Savannah Morning News
CHAMP is coming to Hinesville
CHAMP is coming to Hinesville_img The Georgia Department of Transportation is bringing a new program to the city of Hinesville and other communities throughout the state.
Source: Hinesville Coastal Courier
Commission agrees to start rewrite of waste management plan, required for new landfill
Commission agrees to start rewrite of waste management plan, required for new landfill_img A project to open a construction and demolition landfill near Augusta Regional Airport gained legs Tuesday when city leaders voted to start the waste management plan revisions required to allow it.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Warner Robins council considers chicken referendum
Warner Robins council considers chicken referendum_img A group of people who have been trying to get backyard chickens legalized in the city may get another crack at it.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Macon-Bibb officials stall changes in trash billing
Macon-Bibb officials stall changes in trash billing_img The Macon-Bibb County Commission will again discuss a proposal to have property owners pay garbage and recycling fees annually.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Helen extends city manager's contract by seven years
Helen extends city manager's contract by seven years_img The Helen City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to extend City Manager Jerry Elkins' contract by seven more years.
Source: Access North Georgia
Sandy Springs approves land use plan
Sandy Springs approves land use plan_img The city of Sandy Springs has a new land use plan.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle
Albany City Commissioner Jon Howard plans town hall meeting
Albany City Commissioner Jon Howard plans town hall meeting_img Albany City Commissioner Jon Howard will host a town hall meeting on Saturday during which members of the public can engage representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration about storm damage issues.
Source: Albany Herald
Alpharetta officials approve two new downtown parking decks
Alpharetta officials approve two new downtown parking decks_img With the popularity of downtown Alpharetta on the rise, city officials have approved two new parking decks to address increasing traffic and meet the needs of citizens, businesses and visitors.
Source: Neighbor News
Roswell appoints LaDow as T-SPLOST Board Member
Roswell appoints LaDow as T-SPLOST Board Member_img The Roswell City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Tom LaDow as Roswell’s representative to the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) Citizens Oversight Council Feb. 13.
Source: NorthFulton.com
Roswell announces new GIS viewer
Roswell announces new GIS viewer_img A new online tool from the city of Roswell will help residents find answers related to their property quickly and easily.
Source: NorthFulton.com
Digital billboard to be erected on North Main Street
Digital billboard to be erected on North Main Street_img A digital billboard will soon be erected at 633 North Main Street in Milton, the last of four digital billboards within the city that were agreed upon in a settlement between the city and advertising companies.
Source: NorthFulton.com
Milton erects new weather monitoring station
Milton erects new weather monitoring station_img The City of Milton partnered with the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency (AFCEMA) to place a weather monitoring station at Fire Station 43 in the Birmingham area of Milton. This new station will provide real-time data to the City and to county, state, and federal partners to increase knowledge of weather patterns in Milton and in the metro Atlanta region.
Source: NorthFulton.com
City Center construction to begin within days
City Center construction to begin within days_img Officials are working out details for a temporary parking lot to help relieve a shortage of space anticipated when construction begins soon on the commercial phase of Alpharetta’s City Center.
Source: NorthFulton.com
Decatur establishes first youth council
Decatur establishes first youth council_img Decatur commissioners approved establishing a youth council in the fall, with the group of nine students from Decatur High and Academe of the Oaks recently sworn in.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Roswell calls for state-funded transit study
Roswell calls for state-funded transit study_img Noting the possible traffic-easing benefits of an expanded MARTA rail system, the Roswell City Council has called on the state Legislature to authorize and fund a study of transit needs for the metro Atlanta region.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Bill for Decatur’s Public Facilities Authority passes senate
Bill for Decatur’s Public Facilities Authority passes senate_img Decatur’s public facilities authority bill passed the Senate this week and received its first reading in the House Thursday. Sen. Elena Parent, D-Atlanta, who shepherded the bill through the Senate, said there’s a good chance the bill could get approved next week.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Film Appreciation Day: proclamations express thanks from Conyers and Rockdale to film industry
Film Appreciation Day: proclamations express thanks from Conyers and Rockdale to film industry_img The economic impact of local movies and television production was in sharp focus Wednesday morning as Randy Mills, mayor of Conyers, and Oz Nesbitt, chairman of the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners, proclaimed Wednesday to be Film Industry Appreciation Day.
Source: Rockdale Citizen
Woodstock Mural design gets support from council
Woodstock Mural design gets support from council_img Local artist AnnaLyssa Kimball has been hard at work on the Woodstock mural in downtown, and city council members gave the thumbs-up on her design plan at their meeting Monday.
Source: Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News
City receives site plans for Costco, no date on construction
City receives site plans for Costco, no date on construction_img The city of Woodstock has received site plans for the Costco development on Ridgewalk Parkway, but it is not yet clear when construction on the much-anticipated project may begin.
Source: Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News
DPD discusses grant for terrorism response equipment
DPD discusses grant for terrorism response equipment_img The Douglasville City Council took up at Thursday's work session submitting a grant that would give the police department additional equipment to respond to terrorism events.
Source: Douglas County Sentinel
Powder Springs residents and officials discuss downtown development
Powder Springs residents and officials discuss downtown development_img Powder Springs residents got a chance to sound off to the mayor and city council Monday over plans to redevelop the city's downtown.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal
Sparks holds 'Chat with the Chief' at Arbor Place
Sparks holds 'Chat with the Chief' at Arbor Place_img Douglasville Police Chief Gary Sparks held a "Chat with the Chief" event where citizens could come and talk to the him and his staff Friday morning at Arbor Place Mall.
Source: Douglas County Sentinel
No action taken after 3-hour Stockbridge executive session
No action taken after 3-hour Stockbridge executive session_img The Stockbridge City Council held a special meeting Monday morning during which the council met to go into an executive session.
Source: Henry Daily Herald
City Council educated on texts, emails
City Council educated on texts, emails_img Carrollton’s mayor and City Council were told to be careful in the way they correspond through group emails and to avoid text messaging one another during meetings, lest they find themselves in a similar situation as the city of Temple.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian
Bill could help Savannah’s fight against blight
Bill could help Savannah’s fight against blight_img The city is making headway in its effort to get the state to loosen rules regarding eminent domain as a way to address blight.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Pooler City Council OKs 47-foot interstate sign, 60-foot flagpole
Pooler City Council OKs 47-foot interstate sign, 60-foot flagpole_img Officials in Pooler this week overturned a recommendation from the city’s Planning & Zoning Commission regarding some sign and flagpole height variances for a forthcoming automobile dealership.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Augusta personnel board, HR director taken out of employee appeal procedure
Augusta personnel board, HR director taken out of employee appeal procedure_img The days of Augusta’s personnel board – and the authority of its Human Resources director – might be numbered.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Lula adopts alcohol by the drink ordinance
Lula adopts alcohol by the drink ordinance_img Alcohol by the drink could be available in Lula as soon as March 1.
Source: Access North Georgia
Athens Transit helping Arkansas transit agency after fire
Athens Transit helping Arkansas transit agency after fire_img Two surplus Athens Transit buses were among the transit vehicles sent recently to an Arkansas public transit agency when a fire destroyed 20 of its buses, leaving it temporarily with only four vehicles to serve its customers.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Changes to Athens-Clarke transportation project criteria proposed
Changes to Athens-Clarke transportation project criteria proposed_img A citizens advisory committee appointed by Athens-Clarke County’s mayor and commission is recommending some significant changes in the criteria for selecting transportation-related projects to be funded with a proposed 1 percent local sales tax.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
New downtown parking decks could spur millions in development
New downtown parking decks could spur millions in development_img A large downtown Macon development could gain momentum Tuesday. A Macon-Bibb County Commission resolution would allow the Urban Development Authority to issue up to $20 million in bonds for parking decks that would tie into a proposed mixed-use development along Poplar Street. Along with the parking decks, the Exchange Block Project would include a hotel, retail space and housing along two downtown blocks.
Source: Macon Telegraph
LPD dedicates officer to handle social service cases
LPD dedicates officer to handle social service cases_img There is a well-kept secret among the men and women who work in law enforcement, including officers at the LaGrange Police Department.
Source: LaGrange Daily News
Oakwood citizens: Maintain small-town feel, connect with UNG campus
Oakwood citizens: Maintain small-town feel, connect with UNG campus_img Keeping the small-town feel for Oakwood while finding ways to connect with the nearby University of North Georgia campus were two aspects at the forefront of a comprehensive planning meeting Monday.
Source: Gainesville Times
Two-term Dalton mayor Jimmy Young recalled for love of city
Two-term Dalton mayor Jimmy Young recalled for love of city_img Friends and relatives remember Jimmy Young as a man who loved the city of Dalton and did everything he could to make it a better place.
Source: Dalton Daily Citizen
Cedartown named a Tree City USA by Arbor Day Foundation
Cedartown named a Tree City USA by Arbor Day Foundation_img Cedartown was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of the city’s commitment to effective urban forest management.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal
City of Eagles Landing on tap for Henry County
City of Eagles Landing on tap for Henry County_img Following the years-long but eventually successful efforts to establish the city of South Fulton, stakeholders are exploring options for a fifth Henry County city to join Hampton, Locust Grove, McDonough and Stockbridge.
Source: Neighbor News
Lula establishments can serve liquor drinks March 1
Lula establishments can serve liquor drinks March 1_img Liquor drinks can be served in Lula starting March 1, as City Council approved a new alcoholic beverages ordinance Monday night by a 4-0 vote.
Source: Gainesville Times
Roswell Councilman Zapata aims for collaboration with STAR-C nonprofit to create community in apartment complexes
Roswell Councilman Zapata aims for collaboration with STAR-C nonprofit to create community in apartment complexes_img When Councilman Marcelo Zapata learned of STAR-C and its efforts to transform apartment complexes into communities to better school performances, his first inclination was how it could fit in Roswell.
Source: Neighbor News
Atlanta Chosen For 'Safer Roads Challenge'
Atlanta Chosen For 'Safer Roads Challenge'_img Atlanta has been named one of three communities worldwide chosen for the Safer Roads Challenge, an initiative involving several companies aimed at finding solutions to traffic dangers.
Source: WABE
Lawrenceville approves $6M for public works facility site work
Lawrenceville approves $6M for public works facility site work_img The Lawrenceville City Council voted recently to set a guaranteed maximum price of $6,045,567 for the site work on the Lawrenceville Public Works Facility.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Underground Atlanta talks continue despite missed sale deadline
Underground Atlanta talks continue despite missed sale deadline_img Almost a month after Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed set a deadline to seal a deal for Underground Atlanta, the downtown property’s fate is still up in the air.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Parking deck rises from old Proctor Square in Duluth
Parking deck rises from old Proctor Square in Duluth_img Motorists traveling through Duluth have no doubt noticed the construction of a large parking deck at the corner of Buford Highway and State Route 120. The 432-space parking facility will serve the mixed-use development rising from the former Proctor Square.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jamwich to offer beer; ACC approves alcohol permits for series of block parties
Jamwich to offer beer; ACC approves alcohol permits for series of block parties_img The Rome Alcohol Control Commission approved permits Monday for Jamwich sandwich shop, a new convenience store, and five downtown block parties scheduled for the summer.
Source: Rome News-Tribune
Morrow could give up Brookwood land to subdivision
Morrow could give up Brookwood land to subdivision_img The city of Morrow could give up a piece of property in the Brookwood subdivision, it was revealed at Tuesday’s city council meeting.
Source: Clayton News Daily
Jonesboro businesses, officials discuss rebranding
Jonesboro businesses, officials discuss rebranding_img Business leaders and elected officials in Jonesboro were presented Thursday with results of a survey which suggested ways the city could brand itself.
Source: Clayton News Daily
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson in 'audacious' speech: ‘We are remaking this city’
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson in 'audacious' speech: ‘We are remaking this city’_img Mayor Teresa Tomlinson didn’t shy away from controversial topics while delivering a State of the City address on Friday.
Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Columbus police plan to drop .45-caliber pistol for smaller 9 mm
Columbus police plan to drop .45-caliber pistol for smaller 9 mm_img After using the .45-caliber service pistol for more than 25 years, the Columbus Police Department plans to switch to the 9 mm pistol later this year.
Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Carrollton ordinance to require event licenses
Carrollton ordinance to require event licenses_img The Carrollton City Councill on Friday voted to change the wording of a business ordinance that will affect events in town.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian
Gainesville airport could get runway, terminal upgrades
Gainesville airport could get runway, terminal upgrades_img Runway and terminal upgrades at the Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport are expected to move forward when Gainesville City Council addresses funding of those projects at its meeting Tuesday.
Source: Gainesville Times
City to retain fire department, push to equalize water rates
City to retain fire department, push to equalize water rates_img Tifton city manager Pete Pyrzenski addressed the Tifton city council regarding possible reunification between the city and county fire departments and equalizing water rates between city and county residents at the council workshop Feb. 16.
Source: Tifton Gazette
Cairo City Council approves new comp time policy
Cairo City Council approves new comp time policy_img After numerous discussions, the Cairo City Council approved a compensatory time policy at Monday's meeting.
Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise
Tybee mulls new law for Sunday booze sales at food-less bars
Tybee mulls new law for Sunday booze sales at food-less bars_img Although they recognized they could be in for a tough fight, Tybee Island officials this week said they still plan to ask their representatives in the Georgia General Assembly to take on a proposal that could allow for the city’s bars to open on Sundays.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Tybee Island reports $3 million cleanup tab from hurricane
Tybee Island reports $3 million cleanup tab from hurricane_img Cleaning up Georgia's largest public beach after Hurricane Matthew has cost Tybee Island about $3 million.
Source: Neighbor News
New free downtown Savannah trolleys debut today
New free downtown Savannah trolleys debut today_img Two new fare-free shuttles are set to hit the streets of downtown Savannah on Monday. Unlike previous designs, the new dot shuttles look like trolleys.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Designs nearing completion for Savannah’s downtown street improvements
Designs nearing completion for Savannah’s downtown street improvements_img The city recently began a tree planting project along Broughton Street that is being funded with a $183,498 federal grant.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Former Augusta mayor says he’s not eying return to post
Former Augusta mayor says he’s not eying return to post_img He has the public’s ear for three hours a day, five days a week, but does former Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver plan to seek another term?
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Athens-Clarke County to host first Citizens Government Academy
Athens-Clarke County to host first Citizens Government Academy_img Registration is under way for the first Citizens Government Academy, an Athens-Clarke County government initiative to introduce citizens to their local government’s structure, operations and services, and to provide information on becoming more engaged and involved with the county government.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Gainesville named Tree City for 30th straight year
Gainesville named Tree City for 30th straight year_img Gainesville receives the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City distinction for the 30th straight year.
Source: Access North Georgia
Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers
Senoia looking for sewer expansion answers_img East Coweta’s most successful city is now looking to upgrade its sewer capacity to aid future developments.
Source: Fayette Citizen
Sugar Hill seeks to establish building authority for downtown area
Sugar Hill seeks to establish building authority for downtown area_img Sugar Hill is asking the local delegation to the Georgia General Assembly to establish a building authority for its downtown area.
Source: Access North Georgia
Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving cars
Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving cars_img Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology.
Source: Neighbor News
Wrens to shorten its airport runway
Wrens to shorten its airport runway_img Wrens City Administrator Arty Thrift made a presentation to the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners during its work session Monday, Feb. 2, explaining to the commissioners the need for the county to either close Lucky Bridge Road or lower the road 15 feet.
Source: Louisville News & Farmer
Grantville City Hall to stay in Glanton Complex
Grantville City Hall to stay in Glanton Complex_img Grantville City Council has decided to fix moisture problems at city hall instead of moving or completely rebuilding.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald
Chamblee Explodes With Growth As Jobs Move Intown
Chamblee Explodes With Growth As Jobs Move Intown_img More than $360 million worth of new projects are now in the works in the city of Chamblee. According to this week’s Atlanta Business Chronicle, that includes about 1,200 apartments, townhomes, senior housing, and office, retail and restaurant space.
Source: WABE
City To Reimagine Atlanta Transportation In New Plan
City To Reimagine Atlanta Transportation In New Plan_img Atlanta is coming up with a new vision for transportation in the city. This time, officials want to reimagine how Atlantans get around.
Source: WABE
Chickens welcomed now in Marietta
Chickens welcomed now in Marietta_img The Marietta City Council agreed recently to allow chickens with 11 regulations.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Snellville unveils 9/11 memorial at city hall
Snellville unveils 9/11 memorial at city hall_img Snellville officials joined soon-to-be Eagle Scout Keval Amin rcently on the front lawn of city hall to unveil a memorial recalling the tragic events of Sept. 11.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Woodstock extends city manager’s contract
Woodstock extends city manager’s contract_img The Woodstock City Council has extended its contract with City Manager Jeffrey S. Moon through the end of 2019.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Avondale Estates changes language of rules at park, lake
Avondale Estates changes language of rules at park, lake_img Avondale Estates commissioners in December approved changing the language posted on the rules markers at Lake Avondale and Willis Park. The commission has now recently rewrote and approved new language, currently displayed on temporary signs at both sites.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Peachtree City toughens tree-cutting rules
Peachtree City toughens tree-cutting rules_img Anyone who clears, thins or removes trees or vegetation in designated buffers and greenbelts in Peachtree City without written permission and the required permits will now be subject to a minimum $500 fine.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Sandy Springs picks City Springs parking manager
Sandy Springs picks City Springs parking manager_img Subject to final approval of costs, the Sandy Springs City Council has selected Lanier Parking to provide parking management services for the City Springs downtown redevelopment.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Sandy Springs amends construction noise code
Sandy Springs amends construction noise code_img A developer could seek special permission up to five times from Sandy Springs to work outside the hours designated by the city’s noise ordinance – but it would cost money to do so, and the amount would double after the second request.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Roswell offers online land data tool
Roswell offers online land data tool_img Roswell is offering a new online tool to help residents get detailed information about properties around the city.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Questions about city’s finances sparks discussion about 1999 SPLOST dollars
Questions about city’s finances sparks discussion about 1999 SPLOST dollars_img Dollars from a 1999 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax are still rolling into city coffers, despite attempts from local officials to address the problem, according to administrators. Read more here: http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/local/article133727174.html#storylink=cpy
Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Pembroke approves vote on Sunday alcohol sales
 Pembroke approves vote on Sunday alcohol sales_img Pembroke City Council approved a referendum resolution Monday that would allow Sunday sales of packaged alcohol.
Source: Bryan County News
Hampton receives grant to assist in updating codes to implement LCI study
Hampton receives grant to assist in updating codes to implement LCI study_img The Atlanta Regional Commission has awarded $985,000 in Livable Centers Initiative study grants to 11 metro Atlanta communities, and the city of Hampton is one of its recipients.
Source: Henry Daily Herald
Villa Rica council will address water issues
Villa Rica council will address water issues_img Villa Rica council members will begin today to try and unravel what has been described as one of the most serious issues facing the booming community: a water system that cannot pay for itself.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian
Rome, Floyd celebrate trees, both new and old; 3 cherry trees join the list of state champions
Rome, Floyd celebrate trees, both new and old; 3 cherry trees join the list of state champions_img Rome celebrates Arbor Day today with the ceremonial planting of Yoshino cherry trees in Bailey Park, at the base of the city’s iconic Clock Tower, but Romans can also celebrate the seven state or national champion trees in Floyd County.
Source: Rome News-Tribune
Cities celebrate Arbor Day
Cities celebrate Arbor Day_img Arbor Day is this Friday and several cities around the county are celebrating by spreading the green thumb to residents.
Source: Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News
Flowery Branch restaurant’s alcohol license pulled for 6 weeks
Flowery Branch restaurant’s alcohol license pulled for 6 weeks_img Green’s Tavern in Flowery Branch won’t be able to serve alcoholic beverages for 6 weeks, pending an appeal, if the restaurant decides to file one, in Hall County Superior Court.
Source: Gainesville Times
Mayor contest winners named
Mayor contest winners named_img During Mayor John Gayle’s visit to Valdosta Middle School, he asked sixth-grader Winston Edgerton what he would do if he were mayor.
Source: Valdosta Daily Times
City to retain fire department, push to equalize water rates
City to retain fire department, push to equalize water rates_img Tifton city manager Pete Pyrzenski addressed the Tifton city council regarding possible reunification between the city and county fire departments and equalizing water rates between city and county residents at the council workshop Feb. 16.
Source: Tifton Gazette
Waynesboro named 2016 Tree City USA
Waynesboro named 2016 Tree City USA_img The Arbor Day Foundation has designated the City of Waynesboro as a "2016 Tree City USA" in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Source: Waynesboro True Citizen
Jones sole qualifier for city council
Jones sole qualifier for city council_img The qualifying period to fill a vacated city council seat has ended and only one candidate will appear on the ballot.
Source: Waynesboro True Citizen
Rockmart city council taking a look at tethering ordinance
Rockmart city council taking a look at tethering ordinance_img Rockmart Mayor Steve Miller promised the city council will look into a proposed ordinance that would make tethering pets outside for long periods of time illegal.
Source: Polk County Standard Journal
New body cameras needed for Hogansville PD
New body cameras needed for Hogansville PD_img The Hogansville Police Department has been ahead of the curve when it comes to buying and deploying the use of body cameras on its officers.
Source: LaGrange Daily News
City denies residential treatment center
City denies residential treatment center_img The city council denied a special use permit to allow a group residential treatment center on Alford Street at its regular meeting on Tuesday.
Source: LaGrange Daily News
Ethel Kight precinct under consideration
Ethel Kight precinct under consideration_img The city council discussed a change in the Ethel Kight voting district to match county polling places on Tuesday.
Source: LaGrange Daily News
Rezoning considered on Calumet property
Rezoning considered on Calumet property_img As Calumet Village leaders continue to work on and refine its plans to revitalize its section of the community, new business opportunities are already being considered for the neighborhood bordering LaFayette Parkway.
Source: LaGrange Daily News
Macon’s future hinges on ‘increasingly enlightened’ community, mayor says
Macon’s future hinges on ‘increasingly enlightened’ community, mayor says_img For Macon-Bibb County to prosper, the “increasingly enlightened” community must prepare for regional growth in coming decades, Mayor Robert Reichert said in his State of the Community address.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Atlanta to allocate $4.5 million for Proctor Creek trails
Atlanta to allocate $4.5 million for Proctor Creek trails_img Atlanta will allocate $3 million to the Proctor Creek watershed, according to an announcement by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services wants changes to scholarship program
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services wants changes to scholarship program_img Athens-Clarke County’s Department of Leisure Services is recommending the mayor and commission consider changes to a scholarship program that allows qualified residents under the age of 18 to participate in recreational and enrichment programs without paying the full enrollment fee.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Former fire chief, mayor candidate Few running for mayor of new city
Former fire chief, mayor candidate Few running for mayor of new city_img Former Augusta fire chief Ronnie Few, who came in second for mayor in 2006, is running for mayor of the newly-incorporated city of South Fulton, Ga.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Cleveland approves hardship variance allowing shared business, residential use
Cleveland approves hardship variance allowing shared business, residential use_img A hardship variance request by a downtown Cleveland business owner has led to city leaders deciding they need to look at developing an ordinance that would allow shared business and residential use in the same building.
Source: Access North Georgia
Gainesville City Council hears about new technology and old 'eyesore'
Gainesville City Council hears about new technology and old 'eyesore'_img Pleasant weather makes the downtown Gainesville square a hot-spot for people-watching, quiet time and gentle conversation, but by autumn of 2018 it could also become a hot-spot, literally.
Source: Access North Georgia
Flowery Branch suspends local tavern's alcoholic beverage license
Flowery Branch suspends local tavern's alcoholic beverage license_img The Flowery Branch City Council has voted to suspend the alcoholic beverage license of Green's Tavern on Hog Mountain Road for six weeks after a hearing Thursday night on an incident that happened in October of last year.
Source: Access North Georgia
Brookhaven Police offer medicine disposal collection unit
Brookhaven Police offer medicine disposal collection unit_img The Brookhaven Police Department announced Wednesday it was awarded a grant for a drug collection unit as part of CVS Health’s Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Norcross mayor discusses future at State of City
Norcross mayor discusses future at State of City_img Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson thanked numerous citizens at Monday’s State of the City address before reviewing recent accomplishments and looking ahead to the city’s future.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Decatur begins reconstruction of railroad crossings
Decatur begins reconstruction of railroad crossings_img Reconstruction of Decatur’s two troublesome railroad crossings recently began, first with work at College Avenue/North McDonough Street near Decatur High School. This will be closely followed by similar work a quarter mile east at the College/Candler Street crossing.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Loganville city manager retires, receives accolades
Loganville city manager retires, receives accolades_img Outgoing Loganville City Manager Bill Jones was in the spotlight Thursday evening as the city council meeting recognized his service to the community.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Fort Oglethorpe hires city manager, police chief
Fort Oglethorpe hires city manager, police chief_img After months of searching, Fort Oglethorpe's elected leaders hired a city manager this week.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press
Brady for a day: Flowery Branch mayor to wear Patriots’ jersey Thursday
Brady for a day: Flowery Branch mayor to wear Patriots’ jersey Thursday_img Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller has not lost any sleep thinking about the friendly Super Bowl wager that slipped away along with the Atlanta Falcons' big lead.
Source: Gainesville Times
New Flowery Branch building housing pizzeria, beer shop gets final OK
New Flowery Branch building housing pizzeria, beer shop gets final OK_img A new downtown Flowery Branch building that will house a pizzeria and a craft beer business could open by late spring or early summer.
Source: Gainesville Times
Preliminary Augusta Public Transit study findings need public input
Preliminary Augusta Public Transit study findings need public input_img Preliminary findings are in from an ongoing study of how to increase route and system efficiency and better serve riders of Augusta Public Transit.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Augusta firefighters try to brighten day of youngster battling brain cancer
Augusta firefighters try to brighten day of youngster battling brain cancer_img Cameron Fulling and his parents got to take their minds off his fight against cancer for a while Thursday while the wannabe firefighter took a tour inside the Reynolds Street fire station.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Survey shows Augustans hunger for festivals and events
Survey shows Augustans hunger for festivals and events_img Results of a new survey are in – and Augustans love their festivals and events. But the city could do more to offer certain types of events, for which there is an “unmet need,” and could better manage public event space, it said.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Canton Police Explorers place at competition
Canton Police Explorers place at competition_img The Canton Police Explorers competed in law enforcement-related activities at Winterfest, an annual competition held in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Source: Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News
Commissioners to discuss probation, officer requirements
Commissioners to discuss probation, officer requirements_img Augusta officials are expected to address issues arising in the new, government-run misdemeanor probation office at a Tuesday meeting.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Powder Springs addresses downtown concerns with open letter, public forum
Powder Springs addresses downtown concerns with open letter, public forum_img Powder Springs is hoping to allay some residents’ concerns over planned developments in the downtown.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal
Augusta committee OKs amending waste plan to allow new landfill
Augusta committee OKs amending waste plan to allow new landfill_img An Augusta Commission committee agreed Tuesday to amend the city waste management plan to allow a second landfill - for construction and demolition debris - to move forward with plans to open on Dixon Airline Road.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Emerson council considers zoning change, right-of-way encroachment
Emerson council considers zoning change, right-of-way encroachment	_img The Emerson City Council approved a text amendment to a zoning ordinance Monday that will allow tutoring as a conditional use in a residential area.
Source: Cartersville Daily Tribune News
Tybee still recovering from Hurricane Matthew hit, cleanup
Tybee still recovering from Hurricane Matthew hit, cleanup_img It’s getting back to business as usual on Tybee Island these days, but numbers recently put out by city staffers indicate the small seaside town was in the midst of a pretty large recovery in the weeks and months after Hurricane Matthew hit.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Savannah officials: Utility bills back on track
Savannah officials: Utility bills back on track_img Savannah’s utility billing schedule is back on track this year after difficulties implementing new software led to delays and charges being spread out over five bills instead of six for 2016, according to city officials.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Council chooses Propes for position
Council chooses Propes for position_img The monthly called meeting of the Monroe City Council resulted in the placement of Logan Propes, the city’s finance director, as the point person for the city administrator position while the city continues its search for a permanent person to take the seat.
Source: Walton Tribune
Council to tackle water problems
Council to tackle water problems_img Villa Rica council members will begin today to unravel what has been described as one of the most serious facing the booming community: a water system that cannot pay for itself.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian
Pembroke having Arbor Day tree sale today
Pembroke having Arbor Day tree sale today_img In honor of Arbor Day, Pembroke has traditionally planted a relatively mature tree in one of the city parks. This year, however, instead of planting one new tree, there will be over 200 young trees delivered to City Hall where they will be available to the public to purchase for $2 each.
Source: Bryan County News
Hampton mayor surpises Piedmont Henry nurse
Hampton mayor surpises Piedmont Henry nurse_img Hampton Mayor Steve Hutchison visited Piedmont Henry Hospital to deliver a Valentine’s Day surprise Emergency Department Nurse Anna Norton for the care she provided him during his recent visit to the hospital.
Source: Henry Daily Herald
Hapeville mayor: put our differences aside
Hapeville mayor: put our differences aside_img The city of Hapeville’s finances may be in an upswing, but it is an arc without the force of its recent decline.
Source: Neighbor News
Tucker to hold meeting on Comcast service complaints
Tucker to hold meeting on Comcast service complaints_img After receiving numerous complaints about unreliable internet service, the city of Tucker is organizing an informational session to give residents and business owners a chance to share their experiences with service provider Comcast.
Source: Neighbor News
City of South Fulton has dozen District 4 candidates
City of South Fulton has dozen District 4 candidates_img District 4 candidates are vying to lead the westernmost part of the city of South Fulton.
Source: Neighbor News
Morrow seeks to fix dire ambulance situation
Morrow seeks to fix dire ambulance situation_img The city of Morrow is facing a dire situation with its ambulance services and took emergency action to correct it at Tuesday evening’s city council meeting.
Source: Clayton News Daily
Park project makes pond visible again
Park project makes pond visible again_img A new park in Warner Robins hasn’t even officially opened yet but is already being well used.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Alcohol consumption at special events leads to split Hampton City Council
Alcohol consumption at special events leads to split Hampton City Council_img In a highly contentious city council meeting Tuesday which included several hot topics on the agenda, residents and council members argued for more than an hour over the proposal to allow public consumption of alcohol at special events.
Source: Henry Daily Herald
Local fire departments honored by burn foundation
Local fire departments honored by burn foundation_img The Flovilla Fire Department won fifth place in Georgia for per-capita collections for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation at the foundation’s annual firefighter recognition luncheon Feb. 7 at Georgia State University.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus
Jackson City Council members receive certificates
Jackson City Council members receive certificates_img Jackson City Council members Don Cook and Beth S. Weaver have received certificates of achievement from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute of the Georgia Municipal Association.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus
Fayetteville goals: Pinewood fire station, pedestrian/cart paths
Fayetteville goals: Pinewood fire station, pedestrian/cart paths_img This year will be a busy time for the Fayetteville City Council and city staff. A lengthy list of goals from the annual council retreat held on Feb. 9 and 10 included items such as developing a revised downtown master plan, a master trail plan, building a new fire station on Veterans Parkway and creating an overlay district in west Fayetteville.
Source: Fayette Citizen
Plan: How to attract businesses to downtown Fayetteville
Plan: How to attract businesses to downtown Fayetteville_img A presentation by city Economic Development Director Brian Wismer at the Feb. 9 and 10 retreat held by the Fayetteville City Council included community development goals, the need for a business development incentive plan and impediments to economic growth.
Source: Fayette Citizen
Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown
Fayetteville Council eyes revised plan to change downtown_img The Fayetteville City Council retreat on Feb. 9 included a presentation on the long-discussed downtown master plan. The council established a goal to develop a revised plan by August.
Source: Fayette Citizen
Tourism convention comes to town at appropriate time
Tourism convention comes to town at appropriate time_img Hosting the Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau’s winter convention comes at an appropriate time for Carrollton, Mayor Walt Hollingsworth said, since the city and Villa Rica have both recently announced plans to attract more visitors.
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian
Nicholson to purchase Benton?
Nicholson to purchase Benton?_img A building which has been the center of the Nicholson community may be purchased by the city.
Source: Jackson County News
Peachtree City to fine green belt tree cutters $500?
Peachtree City to fine green belt tree cutters $500?_img If guilty, cutters would pay $500 for each tree removed and would be required to replace with tree of same size.
Source: Fayette Citizen
UGA president Jere Morehead praises Athens-Clarke moratorium on new bars
UGA president Jere Morehead praises Athens-Clarke moratorium on new bars_img Downtown Athens’ business mix is too bar-heavy, according to University of Georgia President Jere Morehead.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Two Athens Downtown Development Authority directors “an experiment,” mayor says
Two Athens Downtown Development Authority directors “an experiment,” mayor says_img The $70,000 employment contracts signed by the two new directors of the Athens Downtown Development Authority leave the authority with a couple of options if the authority’s expanded managerial structure doesn’t work out.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Traffic cones temporary fix to bump-out woes
Traffic cones temporary fix to bump-out woes_img A line of traffic cones along Jackson Street at Temple Avenue isn’t meant to block off the parallel parking spaces in the area. Instead, it’s meant to draw attention to the brick curb extension – better known as a “bump-out.”
Source: Newnan Times-Herald
Possible plans for linear park discussed at Mayor’s Luncheon
Possible plans for linear park discussed at Mayor’s Luncheon_img Newnan’s linear park was the topic of discussion at the annual Mayor’s Business Luncheon hosted by Mayor Keith Brady on Wednesday at The Newnan Centre on Lower Fayetteville Road.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald
Get to know the Post 4 candidates
Get to know the Post 4 candidates_img Five candidates are gearing up in Roswell to campaign for the vacant Post 4 Roswell City Council seat in the March 21 special election. Shawn Wright, Lori Henry, Marie Willsey, Shelley Sears and Tracy Hanley all qualified to run for the seat.
Source: NorthFulton.com
Fulton lawmakers try to save Johns Creek tax dollars
Fulton lawmakers try to save Johns Creek tax dollars_img Johns Creek is looking at a hefty bill for a special election to fill an empty City Council seat, but Mayor Mike Bodker has enlisted the North Fulton legislative delegation to help save the city $200,000.
Source: NorthFulton.com
Sandy Springs to share police command vehicle
Sandy Springs to share police command vehicle_img The Sandy Springs City Council has approved spending about $88,000 as its share of a four-city agreement to acquire a police command vehicle jointly owned with Dunwoody, Brookhaven and Johns Creek.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Johns Creek OKs $243K for McGinnis Ferry projects
Johns Creek OKs $243K for McGinnis Ferry projects_img The Johns Creek City Council has approved a $243,297 construction contract to Tople Construction Co. for improvements to two intersections on McGinnis Ferry Road.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Roswell seeks clarity on city term limits for council, mayor
Roswell seeks clarity on city term limits for council, mayor_img Returning to an issue discussed a year ago, the Roswell City Council is asking the Georgia Legislature to approve term limits for Council members and to clarify that the limits on their terms and the mayor’s are for future terms, not past ones.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Lawrenceville director appointed to state nonprofit board
Lawrenceville director appointed to state nonprofit board_img Lisa McKnight, Lawrenceville’s director of damage prevention, has been elected to the Georgia 811 Board of Directors and is currently serving a three-year term.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Henry joins cityhood movement with effort for city of Eagle’s Landing
Henry joins cityhood movement with effort for city of Eagle’s Landing_img Metro Atlanta’s cityhood movement has spread further south. Efforts are underway to form a fifth city in Henry County just as state lawmakers are trying to put the brakes on the formation of future cities.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Albany Utility extends hours for last two days of power rebate applications
Albany Utility extends hours for last two days of power rebate applications_img The hours of operation at the Albany Utilities building at 207 Pine Ave. will be extended Thursday and Friday for power customers who need to apply for the storm assistance credit, according to officials.
Source: Albany Herald
New police drone takes flight in Morrow
New police drone takes flight in Morrow_img Morrow residents may soon notice something new occupying the city’s airspace, but it’s not a bird or a plane, and it’s definitely not a caped crusader.
Source: Clayton News Daily
Jonesboro approves Main Street board
Jonesboro approves Main Street board_img The Jonesboro City Council unanimously approved the Downtown Development Authority to double as the city’s Main Street advisory board at Monday’s meeting.
Source: Clayton News Daily
Cave Spring sets SPLOST town hall; city officials want suggestions for new round of projects
Cave Spring sets SPLOST town hall; city officials want suggestions for new round of projects_img The Cave Spring City Council will hold a town hall meeting next month to hear what projects residents might want funded through a new SPLOST.
Source: Rome News-Tribune
City's little free food pantries doing 'very well'
City's little free food pantries doing 'very well'_img After feeding a flock of birds at Lake Carroll Tuesday, Ashleigh Bridges of Temple showed the Shippey siblings, Madison, 8, Savannah, 6, and Xander, 4, one of the city's "little free food pantries."
Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian
Merger of Savannah job programs spurs concerns about at-risk youth
Merger of Savannah job programs spurs concerns about at-risk youth_img The city is seeking more employers and students to participate in this year’s Summer 500, after the youth internship program’s launch in 2016 provided job training for hundreds of young people.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Garden City marks completion of Fire Station 2 renovations
Garden City marks completion of Fire Station 2 renovations_img Garden City officials, employees and residents marked the completion of the full renovation of the city’s Fire Station 2 during a lunch and a tour of the facility Tuesday.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Midway moves closer to new city hall
Midway moves closer to new city hall_img Midway’s City Council Monday took two more steps toward building a new city hall, a project they hope to complete this year.
Source: Hinesville Coastal Courier
Hinesville named Tree City
Hinesville named Tree City_img The city of Hinesville was recently named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Source: Hinesville Coastal Courier
Athens Downtown Development Authority board chooses two directors
Athens Downtown Development Authority board chooses two directors_img In a surprise move, two people have been hired to serve as directors of the Athens Downtown Development Authority, replacing former executive director Pamela Thompson, who resigned in December to take a job with the Glynn County government.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
City considers trolley for Great Wolf guests
City considers trolley for Great Wolf guests_img As construction continues on Great Wolf Lodge, new questions continue to arise from residents wondering how the lodge will affect the city and county where it is located.
Source: LaGrange Daily News
Alpharetta residents get look at third option for new downtown parking
Alpharetta residents get look at third option for new downtown parking_img Just a week before an expected decision on new parking deck construction in Alpharetta, city residents were given a final option on where a growing number of downtown visitors will be able to park in the future.
Source: Neighbor News
Sugar Hill approves annexation of Cumming Highway property for future park
Sugar Hill approves annexation of Cumming Highway property for future park_img A new park is one step closer to reality in Sugar Hill, with council members approving the annexation of the 22 acres of land along Cumming Highway.
Source: Access North Georgia
Atlanta Fire Department Kicks Off Diversity Initiative
Atlanta Fire Department Kicks Off Diversity Initiative_img Along with fighting fires, the City of Atlanta Fire Rescue Department is fighting sexism, racism and homophobia.
Source: WABE
Georgia Wins Water Wars Case In Dispute With Florida
Georgia Wins Water Wars Case In Dispute With Florida_img A special master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court has sided with Georgia in the state’s long-running dispute with Florida over water rights in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin.
Source: GPB News
City considering new engineers, court officials
City considering new engineers, court officials_img At its Jan. 22 retreat, Forsyth city council postposed making appointments of its 2017 court officials and water and sewer engineers for another 30 days.
Source: Monroe County Reporter
Jenkins urges students to make a difference for others
Jenkins urges students to make a difference for others_img Cynthia Jenkins always has been up for a new adventure, even if it means experiencing those adventures with a group of people who look nothing like her.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald
Grantville receives grant to fund streets
Grantville receives grant to fund streets_img Post Street, West Grantville Road, Grady Smith Street and Pine Streets in Grantville will be paved starting tomorrow, and grant funds will help cover some of the costs.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald
Hahira tries to lure Cook hospital to town
Hahira tries to lure Cook hospital to town_img City officials and hospital representatives met Friday to discuss the possibility of Cook County's hospital moving to Hahira, the city manager said.
Source: Valdosta Daily Times
Thomasville council OKs police car purchases
Thomasville council OKs police car purchases_img Thomasville Police Department will receive six new cars as a result of Thomasville City Council action Monday.
Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise
Roswell council votes on term limits for elected officials
Roswell council votes on term limits for elected officials_img The Roswell City Council voted Feb. 13 to send two resolutions to the State Legislature regarding term limits for city councilmembers and the mayor.
Source: NorthFulton.com
Lilburn development authority contract amended
Lilburn development authority contract amended_img The Lilburn City Council voted Monday to amend the intergovernmental contract between the Lilburn Downtown Development Authority and the city. The city guarantees loans for the DDA, but the contract was not clear as to the responsibility for repayment of the loan.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Sandy Springs to pay $642K for new fire engine, gear
Sandy Springs to pay $642K for new fire engine, gear_img The Sandy Springs City Council has authorized the city manager to contract with Pierce Manufacturing Inc. for a new fire engine/pumper.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
City hires attorney to fight for insurance in Gatto suit
City hires attorney to fight for insurance in Gatto suit_img This week, the city of Statesboro acted to hire an attorney, at a cost of up to $125,000, for an effort to keep an insurance company’s coverage in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of the late Michael J. Gatto.
Source: Statesboro Herald
Acworth invites applicants for Citizens’ Police Academy
Acworth invites applicants for Citizens’ Police Academy_img During the 12 weeks, participants will have the opportunity to interact with officers and receive a basic understanding of the operations of the Acworth Police Department and law enforcement in general.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Lawrenceville approves contract for one-way pair conversion project
Lawrenceville approves contract for one-way pair conversion project_img The Lawrenceville City Council voted last week to award the Downtown Lawrenceville Pedestrian Improvements and One-Way Pair Conversion Project to the lowest of four bidders, Vertical Earth Inc.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Watkinsville to tackle dog ban, tree lighting
Watkinsville to tackle dog ban, tree lighting_img The Watkinsville City Council expects a sizable crowd at its Feb. 15 meeting as it deliberates on two big issues: dogs inside Rocket Field and the relocation of the annual Christmas tree lighting.
Source: Oconee Enterprise
Bethlehem council approves budget
Bethlehem council approves budget_img The Bethlehem City Council approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget on Monday.
Source: Barrow News Journal
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