News Line for Stockbridge

Judge rules against Stockbridge DDA
A Henry County Superior Court judge has denied the Stockbridge Downtown Development Authority’s motion seeking judgment declaring the organization was properly formed and therefore a legal entity.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Mayor begs council members to act with more transparancy
Mayor Tim Thompson advocated for more transparency Monday night, after the Stockbridge City Council voted to approve two city ordinances that were only discussed behind closed doors before being approved.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Judge mulls Stockbridge DDA’s existence
Despite what could be viewed as a conflict of interest with the judge and the Stockbridge Downtown Development Authority’s chairman, the city of Stockbridge and the DDA moved forward with oral arguments in the on going dispute between the two parties Thursday morning.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Stockbridge considers drug paraphernalia ban
It may soon be illegal to purchase blunt wraps, bongs, crack pipes or other drug paraphernalia in Stockbridge retail shops.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Stockbridge collections exceed expenses
The Stockbridge City Council had a surplus of $55,942 in its March general fund and wants to make the financial reports open to the public.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

City mayors visit with Henry County students as part of CIS program
As part of Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service, city leaders are visiting with Henry County’s youth.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Interim county manager accepts Stockbridge city manager position
Interim county manager Michael Harris has accepted the Stockbridge city manager position despite being a final three candidate for the county manager position.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Stockbridge shuffles money to pay for police
The Stockbridge City Council amended its fiscal year 2014 budget Monday night to redistribute funds for public safety, along with several other items.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Stockbridge appoints new city manager
After a four and a half hour meeting with an hour-long executive session, the Stockbridge City Council voted to appoint the current interim county manager as the city’s new manager.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Stockbridge amends budget to allow for police services
The Stockbridge City Council voted to amend its budget Monday night to redistribute funds for public safety, along with several other items.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Stockbridge Mayor says city was left in shambles
Mayor Tim Thompson said his predecessor’s administration left the city of Stockbridge in a state of ruin during his state of the city address Monday night.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Stockbridge considers amending sign ordinance
The Stockbridge City Council is considering an amendment to its sign ordinance that would include a provision allowing for neighborhoods located in both city and county jurisdictions to follow county policies.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Stockbridge Dog Park set to open Monday
The city of Stockbridge will be opening a much-anticipated off-leash park for dogs Monday.
Source: Henry Daily Herald