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WINNER: Best park in Roswell

June 5, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Grady Schools police chief leaving for Bainbridge post

June 5, 2020

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

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.

City council voices concern about farmers market

June 5, 2020

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

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.

Community coming together

June 5, 2020

Morgan County Citizen

“We need the community to rally around this critical need in our community. ” said Madison Mayor Fred Perriman.

Burr Park summer concerts on hold; organizers hope to have them later this year

June 5, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

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 calls for calm

June 5, 2020

Morgan County Citizen

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.

Wheeler Named City Attorney

June 5, 2020

Thomaston Times

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.

Food truck court proposed for a Carrollton church parking lot

June 5, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

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.

VR council faced with new water decision

June 5, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

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.

Marietta hosts patriotic decorating contest in lieu of 4th of July parade

June 5, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Commissioner approves transit funding, general fund amendments

June 5, 2020

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

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.

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms lowers curfew to 8 p.m. starting today

June 5, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Milton OKs golf carts on certain city streets

June 4, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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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