News Line for Grantville

Grantville rec board decides against dissolution
The Grantville Recreation Board almost was dissolved. A few months ago, dissolving the board was on the agenda for a Grantville City Council meeting and a vote was taken. But it was determined the board could not be eliminated without changes to the city charter.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

New recreation director named
Michelle Huffstickler was named as Grantville’s new recreation director by the Grantville City Council on Monday eve.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville leaders support behavioral hospital
A resolution supporting the proposed Newnan Behavioral Hospital was unanimously approved Monday by the Grantville City Council.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Technology saving time in Grantville
It is more than 17 miles from downtown Grantville to downtown Newnan. Since Grantville is not the county seat — and since the south Coweta town is a city without a bank — some business has to be transacted in Newnan. Travel time alone can amount to nearly an hour.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Work continues for splash park project
Robert Allen of the Grantville Downtown Development Authority will be working with Grantville City Manager Johnny Williams to seek companies for work at the under-construction splash park.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

GMA rep to talk retirement in Grantville
A representative of the Georgia Municipal Association will talk with members of Grantville’s administrative committee on Monday.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville council divided on police hiring
The Grantville City Council is deeply divided when it comes to the city’s police force.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Raises, police cruisers approved at meeting
From salary adjustments and pay raises for city employees to the approval of two new police cruisers and a K9 unit for the Grantville Police Department, the city council worked efficiently - and without incident as has been the case with tensions at recent meetings.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Public safety takes center stage in Grantville
Grantville’s mid-year budget amendments were a hot item of discussion at the Grantville City Council meeting on Monday, particularly in the public safety arena.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Officials to meet again regarding hydrants
Grantville city officials will be meeting with representatives from Meriwether County to revisit a request for fire hydrants on Meriwether Street.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville may become City of Ethics
Grantville has taken the first step toward becoming a City of Ethics, through a program offered by the Georgia Municipal Association.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville to revisit business license plan
Grantville City Council will be revisiting how to calculate business licenses.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville honors ‘Officer of the Year’
Monday evening’s Grantville City Council meeting began with Police Chief Doug Jordan presenting Officer William Faulkner with the Officer of the Year award.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

New Grantville council sworn in
Leonard Gomez and David Riley are now official members of the Grantville City Council.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Parks committee elects officers
The election of officers, the selection of park benches and the prospect of a new pavilion for Griffin Street were the items of discussion at the Grantville Parks and Recreation meeting Monday evening.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville Approves Bid For Skate Park
The Grantville City Council approved a bid for the city’s planned skate park at its regular city council meeting on Monday.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville Veterans Honor City Council Members
The Grantville Veterans honored the Grantville City Council members for their dedication and support of veterans at Monday's city council meeting.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville Updates Ordinances
Grantville City Council voted to update several ordinances on Monday — deleting several sections and modifying others.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Coty Congratulates Winners In City Elections
At the first Grantville City Council meeting following last week's election, ousted council members Selma Coty and Rochelle Jabaley arrived early.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Riley, Gomez Win Council Posts In Grantville
Grantville citizens elected David Riley and Leonard Gomez to the city council in Tuesday's election, and Grantville Mayor Jim Sells is pleased with what this outcome means for the city.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Grantville OKs Drug Testing For New Hires
Grantville City Council has approved mandatory drug testing for all new hires.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Skates, Skateboards May Be Allowed On Sidewalks
Grantville officials are considering allowing skates, skateboards and rollerblades on sidewalks in some parts of town.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Brick Project To Spruce Up Grantville
Brick by brick, Robert Allen hopes there will be a brighter day in the future for Grantville’s downtown.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald