News Line for Harlem

Harlem Department of Public Safety receive lightning bolt decals for felony arrests
You can learn a lot about a Harlem Department of Public Safety officer just by looking at the front fender of their patrol car.
Source: Augusta Chronicle

Harlem trails one step closer
The Harlem City Council approved the Greenways Trails Connections Plan in February and voted to approve amendments to subdivision regulations associated with the trails plan at Monday’s monthly meeting.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Harlem officials honor former colleague
Harlem officials recently honored one of their own for his long service to the city.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Harlem police chief embraces social media
After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, Harlem Department of Public Safety Chief Gary Jones knows the most powerful tool in an officer’s arsenal isn’t a weapon or a vehicle – it’s social media.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Collaboration keeps crime at bay as population grows
While Columbia County continues to attract new residents, law enforcement in the county and its two cities found a way to reduce the crime that typically accompanies growth by working together.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Trails extending in Grovetown, beginning in Harlem
Grovetown’s scenic outdoor trail system is expanding while Harlem officials are considering creating one.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Harlem COPs hit the streets Friday
Volunteers in the Harlem Department of Public Safety’s newly formed Citizens On Patrol program began patrolling city streets.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Harlem Police launch ‘Citizens on Patrol’
A group of Harlem citizens will become members of the city’s police force on Friday.
Source: McDuffie Progress

Foundation purchases radios for Harlem police
Some of the equipment woes of Harlem Department of Public Safety will be cured this month when it receives additional radios for its reserve officer program.
Source: Columbia County News Times

City of Harlem to refund all speeding fines since February
Drivers who received a speeding ticket in Harlem between February and November 2013 will be refunded the fine amount and the charge cleared from their driving history.
Source: McDuffie Progress

City officials thought payments for tax services went to Columbia County coffers
Grovetown and Harlem officials said they were under the impression the payments the cities made for tax collection services were going to the county budget, not to the tax commissioner’s personal bank account.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Columbia County officials might try to end tax commissioner's city contracts
Columbia County officials are studying options to end controversial contracts that compensate Tax Commissioner Kay Allen for collecting property taxes for the cities of Harlem and Grovetown.
Source: Augusta Chronicle

Longtime Harlem firefighter earns department honor
Robert Holland was born to serve in times of crisis.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Upgrades for Harlem police
Chief Gary Jones has been busy since he took over as the Harlem Police Department’s leader in late April.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Newly-elected city council members have big plans
Even though the people elected to city council seats in Grovetown and Harlem on Tuesday won’t take office for two months, they already have big plans for their terms.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Voters elect leaders in Grovetown and Harlem
Despite disappointing turnout at some of the polls, voters elected new leaders in Grovetown and Harlem on Tuesday.
Source: Columbia County News Times

Newcomers elected in Harlem, Grovetown
Despite disappointing turnout at some of the polls, voters elected new leaders in Grovetown and Harlem on Tuesday.
Source: Augusta Chronicle

Grovetown, Harlem hold city council elections Tuesday
Residents in Grovetown and Harlem head to the polls Tuesday to fill seats on their respective city councils.
Source: Augusta Chronicle

Candidate forums set for Grovetown and Harlem
Harlem and Grovetown residents can meet and question candidates running for office in those cities at open forums this week.
Source: Columbia County News Times