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More than 200 people cast a vote to choose among Big Creek Park, Leita Thompson Memorial Park, Machine Shop, Old Mill Park, Riverside Park, Roswell Area Park, Waller Park Recreation Center and Willeo Park as the best park in the North Fulton city.
The city of Stockbridge is giving away COVID-19 care packages on Saturday.
Grady County School System Police Chief Redell Walton will be departing at the end of this month for a new position in Bainbridge. Walton will begin work as Bainbridge’s new chief of police July 6, the city announced this week.
Thomasville City Council members will pen a letter in support of the Thomasville farmers market, which is on a list of Georgia farmers markets that might close as a result of the coronavirus' impact on state revenue.
“We need the community to rally around this critical need in our community. ” said Madison Mayor Fred Perriman.
The series usually kicks off it late spring, but organizers — which include the Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia, the Creative Arts Guild, the Dalton Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA) — say it will likely begin later this summer due to concerns about the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
Madison Mayor Fred Perriman felt compelled to speak out about the tumultuous wave of civil, social and racial unrest flooding the country, resulting in scores of nationwide protests, demonstrations, riots, and police brutality last weekend.
DeAnn Wheeler of Connell & Wheeler Law Offices in Thomaston has become the area’s first female city attorney after a unanimous vote for appointment by the city council last week.
In a unanimous vote Thursday night, the Guyton City Council approved a contract for city manager candidate Bill Sawyer.
Flags at Statesboro City Hall and the city’s other buildings are flying at half-staff in memory of former Mayor Joe Brannen, who died Tuesday at age 81.
City leaders are considering a cosmetic touchup for a pair of icons that have graced downtown Flowery Branch for nearly 130 years: the train depot and the historic caboose.
A food truck court could possibly be coming to a west Carrollton church’s parking lot. But one food truck operator said the court might be a “hard sell” to city council members and other food truck owners who would need to pay permit fees to set up in the church’s parking lot.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and police Chief Erika Shields took an “impromptu walk with protesters to show solidarity against racism and injustice,” the city of Atlanta said in a tweet Thursday evening.
Duluth Mayor Nancy Harris is expected to join state legislators and representatives from the Gwinnett Chapter of the NAACP in a protest and march that is expected to take place around downtown Duluth from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Administrative Order to convene an Advisory Council comprised of community members and partners to examine the City’s use of force policies and procedures. The Advisory Council will make recommendations for operational or l
Fayetteville Mayor Ed Johnson on June 2 made a video address on the national demonstrations in light of the ongoing effort to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
Villa Rica officials are facing the choice of whether to build a new, multi-million-dollar water plant or to find some other solution for its water supply problem.
The mayor of College Park is worried that disadvantaged students won’t see a direct benefit from the COVID-19 relief funds Fulton County Schools received from the federal government.
A vacant bowling alley on Cobb Parkway near Kennesaw State University’s Marietta campus may become the site of a four-story senior housing development.
The city’s TAD advisory committee approved both developments at a meeting Thursday, and the Gainesville City Council will have the final vote at a future meeting.
The roof collapse occurred Friday, according to city officials, and the cause has not been revealed by the owner of the property.
Rome’s Downtown Development Authority has gone on record in unanimous support of an ordinance to temporarily allow public consumption of alcohol outdoors in the downtown district.
The COVID-19 pandemic won’t stop the city of Marietta from celebrating Independence Day in style. The city, which decided to cancel its Fourth of July festivities due to the pandemic, will instead hold a patriotic decorating contest in its place.
The Marietta City Council will soon decide whether to approve a rezoning for a 49-townhome development on Atlanta Street just south of the East Dixie Avenue intersection.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Thursday projected optimism about the widespread protests sparked by the recent killing of a black man by a white police officer, telling protesters in the city that "there is something better on the other side of this."
Cartersville-Bartow Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) transportation planner Tom Sills was the bearer of good news for Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor at Wednesday morning’s public meeting.
Euharlee City Council approves advertising millage rate increase
“We need to hear from minority residents,” Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul said. “We have to begin the process of trying to eradicate racism from our community.”
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has lowered the city’s curfew that was prompted by recent demonstrations over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd by one hour to 8 p.m. beginning Friday.
The Milton City Council has adopted an ordinance that allows “personal transportation vehicles,” also known as golf carts, to be driven on city streets, subject to certain restrictions and state regulations.
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