News Line for Morrow

Morrow narrows police chief search to three
Only three candidates remain in the almost two-month search for Morrow’s new police chief.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow residents can speak before council votes again
Residents of Morrow will once again have the opportunity to voice their opinions about meeting agenda items before city council votes on them.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow budget plans for end to Medicare reimbursement dispute, employee pay raise
Morrow’s taxes aren’t expected to rise, city employees are promised a 4-percent raise — and city officials say they feel confident they can appeal an $800,000 reimbursement issue with Medicare.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow City Council votes to allow AMC’s Southlake location to serve alcohol
Morrow City Council voted Tuesday night to allow AMC Theaters to serve alcohol at its Southlake location after at least three months of deliberation.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow City Council recognizes public safety officials for serving 10 years
Morrow’s City Council honored two public safety officials Tuesday evening who served the city for a decade.
Source: Henry Daily Herald

Morrow to make proposed budget presentation June 10
Residents of Morrow will find out the financial forecast for their city in a week and a half.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow to use Olde Towne for ‘Screen on the Green’
A failed city-owned commercial development in Morrow will become a center of activity again next month for the first time in three and a half years.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow leaders put reorganization proposal on hold
Plans to re-organize Morrow’s government departments is on hold — for now — until city council members feel they have had a chance to adequately vet the proposal.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Mayors, chairman discuss need for SPLOST passage
Two mayors and a chairman sat down to have a discussion Wednesday.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow may re-shuffle deck of departments
The departments within Morrow’s government may soon be shuffled for the second time in less than three years, according to plans unveiled by the city’s top administrator this week.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow leaders will discuss Olde Towne, re-organization at work session
The failed commercial development that won’t go away will rear its head again in Morrow next week.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow’s top cop quits, will return to Atlanta
Police Chief Chris Leighty submitted his letter of resignation to Mayor J.B. Burke earlier this week, Burke confirmed Wednesday. Leighty, who is expected to stay with the department until April 25, has been Morrow’s police chief for just over two years.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Clayton officials expect big impact from aerotropolis
Clayton County government, business and economic development leaders said they are giddy about the possibilities available to them through the formation of the recently announced Aerotropolis Alliance.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow leaders may take ‘field trip’ to movie theaters
The Morrow City Council may take the phrase “Let’s all go to the movies” to a whole new level.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Countdown to Tri City application underway
Officials from Lake City, Forest Park and Morrow have unveiled their timeline to prepare a redevelopment plan that could bring an economic boon to the three cities.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Morrow leaders may retreat to another county for planning session
The Morrow City Council may venture outside Clayton County for a two-day planning retreat after Mayor J.B. Burke suggested city leaders needed a “demographic change” Tuesday.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Study encourages Morrow community theatre
A consulting group that studied the feasibility of a community theatre in Morrow has recommended city leaders move forward with the concept, the city’s top tourism official announced this week.
Source: Clayton News Daily

Study encourages Morrow community theatre
A consulting group that studied the feasibility of a community theatre in Morrow has recommended city leaders move forward with the concept, the city’s top tourism official announced this week.
Source: Clayton News Daily

New SPLOST collection would raise $272 million for Clayton, cities
Clayton County and its seven municipalities could raise nearly $272.3 million for roads and other needs, including aid to its ailing hospital, if voters approve a package of special-tax funded projects unveiled this week.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution