News Line for Garden City

Garden City renews contract with Waste Management
Members of the Garden City City Council on Monday defended renewing the city’s trash collection contract with Waste Management despite Atlantic Waste Services’ claims that accepting its bid would have saved the city more than $150,000 over the course of the four-year contact.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Garden City officials optimistic about future development
Garden City officials say vacant properties in the city, which has struggled to get back on its feet since the recession, are being actively marketed.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Garden City holds fundraiser to benefit fire chief, wife
Jimmy Crosby has been with the Garden City Fire Department for 47 years, and he’s also worked as a state certified police officer and a paramedic. Helping others, he says, is just in his blood.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Garden City approves property taxes for the first time
The Garden City Council on Monday voted to levy property taxes for the first time in its 75-year history.
Source: Savannah Morning News

While Chatham County's tax digest grows, other governments see declines
While Chatham County’s 2014 net tax digest increased by 1.57 percent, translating to approximately $2 million in growth from last year, the unincorporated area and some municipalities didn’t fare as well.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Garden City mulls levying a property tax
As the “Tell Garden City Council No Property Taxes” yard signs across the street from City Hall indicate, property taxes aren’t too popular in Garden City — especially when none currently exist.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Garden City, Effingham officers awarded by Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Local police officers were awarded by Mothers Against Drunk Driving on Thursday at a ceremony in Atlanta, one of them for being the top drugged-driving-recognition expert in the state for 2014.
Source: Savannah Morning News