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Powder Springs unveils acts for inaugural concert series in new downtown park

December 10, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The city’s new $3.7 million downtown park —as of yet without a name — is scheduled to open the weekend of May 15, and the grand opening will coincide with the launch of the city’s first-ever summer concert series.

Winn saying goodbye to City Hall after 16 years

December 10, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Libby Winn listens sympathetically as a woman explains her concerns about a letter she received from the city of Newnan about a recent information breach.

Senoia Council discusses salary increase

December 10, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Senoia’s City Council members could be getting a raise in 2022.

Sandy Springs, MARTA to work on Roswell Road transit access

December 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sandy Springs is working with MARTA on a $7.8 million project to ensure walk-up access to transit in the Roswell Road corridor from the Atlanta city limits to I-285.

Americus police receive CALEA accreditation

December 10, 2019

Albany Herald

The Americus Police Department recently was awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This is a distinction that is held by less than 4 percent of law enforcement agencies in Georgia.

Canton Council approves 460 new apartments

December 10, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The Canton City Council has approved conditional use permits for construction of 252 apartment units located at 591 Jackie Moore Lane and 208 apartment units located at 1010 Marietta Road.

City's 2020 draft budget breezes through first reading, public hearing

December 10, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

Only one Rome resident spoke during the public hearing and first reading on Rome's 2020 draft budget during Monday's City Commission meeting.

Marietta police reveal new gym

December 10, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Officers at the Marietta police station used to have to train in cramped conditions on the second floor, lifting weights in what resembled a small office.

Downtown historic district delayed while officials mull options

December 10, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

The western portion of downtown Athens won’t become a new historic district, at least not for a while.

Johns Creek seeks public input on Barnwell roundabout plan

December 10, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Johns Creek residents will have a chance to weigh in on a proposed roundabout at Barnwell Road and Rivermont Parkway at a community input meeting in December.

A three-month moratorium on new vape shops may be coming to Oakwood

December 10, 2019

Gainesville Times

A 90-day ban has been placed on new vape shops in Oakwood so that the city can craft regulations governing them.

$116M mixed-use project proposed at I-285 and Buford Highway (RENDERINGS)

December 10, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta developer Insignia LLC calls the $116 million project Lotus Grove, which would include the rental housing units; a 97-room Hilton brand hotel; a 22,000-square-foot food hall; 73,000 square feet of retail and office space.

Euharlee approves 2020 budget

December 9, 2019

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

Members of the Euharlee City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to adopt a proposed 2020 fiscal year budget. At $2,036,700, the amount allocated for FY 20 is slightly higher than the approved 2019 fiscal year budget of $1,977,900.

North Augusta City Council to hold special session on new fountain

December 9, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

North Augusta City Council will hold a special study session and meeting on Monday to discuss a new fountain for Riverside Village.

Powder Springs unveils acts for inaugural concert series in new downtown park

December 9, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Fans of Journey and Bruno Mars may want to plan a trip to Powder Springs this summer.

Main Street earns GEMS designation

December 9, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Valdosta has once again been designated a Georgia Exceptional Main Street program by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and National Main Street Center.

Several recognized for service and accomplishments at City of Conyers Council meeting

December 9, 2019

Rockdale Citizen

With no pressing concerns or action items on the agenda, the Conyers City Council recognized several city employees for several years of hard work and dedication at Wednesday night's meeting.

Dalton City Council to hold hearing on $35.252 million budget on Monday; property tax rate expected to remain the same

December 9, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Dalton residents will have their first opportunity to see the city's proposed 2020 budget on Monday.

Scholar wins runoff

December 9, 2019

Bryan County News

Challenger Steve Scholar has won the runoff between him and Post 4 incumbent Les Fussell, according to Richmond Hill City Clerk Dawnne Greene.

Sandy Springs spending $307K to develop North End plans

December 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Seeking to revitalize the north end of town, the Sandy Springs City Council has awarded a $307,260 contract to have a consultant develop conceptual master plans for four shopping centers.

Sandy Springs hires new city manager as it leaves privatization

December 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Sandy Springs has tapped a new city manager from Montana.

Atlanta gets $2.8M to connect downtown streetcar to Beltline

December 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta received $2.8M in federal funds to expand the Atlanta Streetcar system, connecting light rail to the Georgia State campus, the Atlanta University Center and the Atlanta Westside Beltline.

Johns Creek seeks volunteers for city boards, commissions

December 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Johns Creek again has put out the call for residents to volunteer to serve on city boards, committees and commissions.

Kennesaw to buy hotel property, sticks with plan to delay gymnastics facility

December 6, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Kennesaw’s gymnastics program will not get the facility they fought for in phase 1 of the new $10 million to $11 million recreation center, the City Council decided this week.

'There is so much confusion': Lawmakers in the dark about east Cobb cityhood

December 6, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Cityhood for east Cobb dominated the discussion between commissioners and legislators at local lawmakers’ annual pre-legislative session meeting Thursday morning at Jim Miller Park.

Flowery Branch approves mixed-use downtown development

December 6, 2019

Gainesville Times

Flowery Branch is set to decide on Thursday, Dec. 5, whether to OK design and construction plans for Atlanta-based The Residential Group’s planned residential-retail project on Main Street.

Flowery Branch takes next step toward 'biggest thing the city has ever done'

December 6, 2019

Access North Georgia

After months of consideration and discussion, including several trips back to the drawing board by design teams, city leaders in Flowery Branch voted Thursday evening to move forward on three extensive building projects, satisfied that every determination they can make based on artist’s renderings and architectural elevations fit the profiles they have envisioned.

Atlanta gets $2.8M to connect downtown streetcar to Beltline

December 6, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta received $2.8M in federal funds to expand the Atlanta Streetcar system, connecting light rail to the Georgia State campus, the Atlanta University Center and the Atlanta Westside Beltline.

Cedartown Commission set to meet on Monday evening to cap off 2019

December 6, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The City of Cedartown's Board of Commissioners has a busy meeting ahead with several requests and agreements to vote on as the year comes to a close, along with a budget for the 2020 calendar year.

Here are the new rules Cumming has proposed for CBD shops

December 6, 2019

Forsyth County News

As the use and sale of products containing CBD have increased, the city of Cumming is looking at ways to regulate the emerging business.

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