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The City of Valdosta has seen a record number of inspection department permits this year despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Valdosta City Councilmember Vivian Miller-Cody was elected president of the Georgia Municipal Association’s District 11 during the association’s virtual annual meeting July 2.
Savannah leaders in attendance included Police Chief Roy Minter and City Council members Kesha Gibson-Carter, Bernetta Lanier and Detric Leggett. Various other area officials joined in the gathering, including Chatham County Police Chief Jeff Hadley, District Attorney Meg Heap, and Garden City City Council members “Ricky” Lassiter and Natalyn Morris.
The city of Dalton strongly encourages all residents to heed the guidance of public health officials and the state of Georgia by wearing a face mask when in public places to help to slow or prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
City attorney Rob Wilmot presented a petition for mandatory mediation regarding the service delivery strategy at the July 7 Tifton City Council workshop.
Sugar Hill is developing a conceptual design for an upcoming phase of the city’s 16-mile greenway. The public is invited to a virtual open house 2 to 3 p.m. July 15 to learn about how the existing conditions of the study area will influence the conceptual design and to consider alternative routes for this segment of the trail.
Milton Mayor Joe Lockwood will speak for 11 North Georgia cities as a newly elected regional president with the Georgia Municipal Association.
The Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, which runs seven area restaurants, announced that its businesses would remain open despite the city’s latest restrictions.
The Dahlonega City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Dahlonega Downtown Development Authority on June 15 to redevelop the historic Head House.
LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton said the city is looking at options and monitoring developments around the state.
Chad McMurrian, Engineering Manager presented to mayor and council three different designs, Tuesday.
“We hope this encourages both new purchases and renovations alike,” says Georgia Henderson, Community Development Director. “The Rural Zone incentive is a valuable triple tax credit – businesses can get a tax credit for creating jobs, a tax credit for investing, and a tax credit for redevelopment in the designated area.
Mayor Randy Toms said at the end of the summit that he is not sure what the next step is in moving forward with the Wide Area Network.
A familiar face has been selected to run the St. Marys Fire Department.
Last month, the Kennesaw City Council approved a resolution removing the Confederate battle flag from a war memorial on the city’s Main Street. Mayor Derek Easterling said the decision was met with overwhelming approval from local residents. He said addressing these monuments isn’t erasing history.
“The Alpharetta Business Association has done a good job of implementing health and safety guidelines associated with reducing the spread of COVID-19,” said Morgan Rodgers, director of Alpharetta Recreation, Parks and Culture.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ordered all but essential businesses closed late Friday as coronavirus cases in the city and across Georgia hit record levels.
The Cumming City Council on Tuesday approved work for a new monument sign for the City Center, along with $15.8 million worth of other projects.
Jim Triplett, finance manager for Carrollton, said Friday the sale tax revenues had proved to be “a very pleasant surprise,” given the fact that revenues across the state have fallen with the economic slowdown precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic.
New this summer, alcoholic beverages are permitted in open cups of a certain size, outdoors but not in motor vehicles, in a defined area of downtown Statesboro, within certain hours.
The city of Carrollton City has said it intends to have no increase in the millage rate, opting instead to maintain taxes with a rollback rate.
Decatur’s city commission unanimously (5-0) approved an ordinance Friday morning requiring the use of face masks within the city’s 4.2 square miles, particularly regarding indoor public spaces.
Face masks and Confederate statues are among the issues the Rome City Commission is expected to take up Monday.
A west Georgia town says it will stop enforcing its sign ordinance after the state House minority leader complained that it discriminated against the content of his election signs by violating the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Savannah Police Department officials are unsure of what caused 18 officers to recently test positive for COVID-19, but they are continuing efforts to prevent spreading the coronavirus among the force and the community.
After months of Zoom calls and Livestreamed meetings, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the City of Madison is reopening all board meetings to the public, but with some conditions.
Alderwoman Estella Shabazz made a vow to people in her district. She promised her constituents that she would not vote for a tax increase. And she wasn’t alone among Savannah city council members with pledges to keep millage encroachment at bay.
The Valdosta Police Department will face the Valdosta Fire Department in the annual Battle of the Badges Guns vs. Hoses blood drive.
The nation's 244th birthday won't be celebrated belatedly in Sugar Hill after all, city officials have announced.
Marietta City Council members have suspended the business license of a sex shop and ordered its owner to remove all sexually explicit items from the store.
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