Cities In The News
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Milledgeville City Council voted last week to extend sidewalk dining at local restaurants and other eateries amid the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Pooler City Manager Robbie Byrd consulted with Mayor Rebecca Benton and City Attorney Steven Scheer, and the three determined they were not willing to allow Pooler to take on the liability of the box nor the ballots inside the box, should either be damaged or tampered with while placed on city property.
Rincon’s city planner is getting accustomed to the lay of the land in his new post “We’re getting there,” said Jason Stewart, who reported for duty Aug. 31. “There’s a lot of stuff going on.”
“The holiday season is incredibly important to our merchant base in downtown,” said April Norton, director of Economic Development. “2020 has been a year of reimagining and restructuring business models for many of our retail shops and restaurants."
For the past several years, Ed Walker has led The Development Authority of Milledgeville and Baldwin County as board chairman. With another year approaching, Walker has stepped down from the position, but will stay on as a board member.
The Covington City Council approved a motion to not limit Halloween activities in neighborhoods at its Sept. 21 meeting. The vote was 4-2, with council members Susie Keck and Hawnethia Williams casting the dissenting votes.
The City of Guyton would repave roads and improve drainage with the $1.4 million it expects to collect if voters pass a penny-per-dollar sales tax for transportation on Nov. 3.
Doraville is touting its diversity after three women were hired as municipal judges, forming an all-women bench.
The Woodstock City Council recently took action to approve a sign waiver for a senior living community and the modification of a set of conditions on the buffer between two residential communities.
A bit of a soggy start to the Rome Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth’s 26th Annual Swing Fore Kids Golf Classic did not deter supporters from holding firm in their commitment to hit the links at Stonebridge Golf Course and tee off for a good cause.
The City of White’s annual Friendliest Mile Festival had an added layer of significance over the weekend, with Saturday’s festivities also serving as a celebration of the life and times of Tina Nanette Wilhite.
Berry College, through its Lavender Mountain Hospitality Services LLC subsidiary, got the green light for a proposed Fairfield Inn & Suites adjacent to the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College Monday night.
Powder Springs residents can now apply for financial assistance from the city to cover housing and utility costs if they were affected by shutdowns, furloughs, layoffs, school closures or illness related to the pandemic.
More than 85 city staffers, community panelists and media members participated in the Savannah city manager finalist interviews last weekend. Those local residents ranked John Pombier, assistant city manager of Mesa, Ariz, as the best candidate for the job in a survey distributed following each interview session.
Valdosta City Council reviewed various bid proposals for city projects.
The board of the Dalton-Whitfield County Joint Development Authority (JDA) has approved an agreement to bring a luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing facility to Dalton that promises to create 115 jobs.
In a Facebook post Monday afternoon, Alderman Nick Palumbo, who represents the fourth district, said Parker’s has committed to gifting the Globe to the City of Savannah should it be feasible to be moved and if the development moves forward.
Newnan restaurants struggling to recover from business lost during COVID-19 closures may soon see a bit of relief.
A local sign company owner hopes to work with the city of Senoia to put up subdivision directional signs on weekends throughout the city.
“We’re getting to the point where we want to start showing these spaces as they begin to build out,” City Manager Bill Andrew said.
“He dutifully served us for nearly four decades,” a statement from Demorest Mayor Rick Austin reads. “His vision and foresight was unprecedented, building a water system that would not only serve our city, but in many ways, our entire county. It is that vision and leadership that enables our city to deliver unmatched services to our residents today."
A 189-year-old cemetery is getting renewed attention thanks to an Eagle Scout project by Joseph McGahee, 14, of Habersham County.
The city purchased it the cemetery 2016 and it’s managed by the Old Clarkesville Cemetery Board, which is group that’s headed by Mayor Barrie Aycock.”
As Sugar Hill moves forward with the development of their portion of the Gwinnett County Trails Master Plan, the city is inviting residents to take a survey to learn about the draft concept to connect Ga. 20 neighborhoods to downtown and Richland Creek.
“We moved here in the spring of 2019,” Jamey Snyder with the City of Woodstock said. “We spent most of the first year here creating the infrastructure.”
The Rome City Commission is scheduled to hold a first reading Monday of a revision to its teen curfew ordinance.
Plans for two new homes on undeveloped property in South Rome will go before the Rome-Floyd County Planning Commission Thursday.
Discussion by city commissioners of annexation impacting residents of the Celanese, Honeysuckle Ridge and Horseleg Estates communities caught some county school leaders by surprise last week.
The Woodstock City Council approved a group of grants at its most recent meeting, helping local food pantries and schools.
Located at 110 Ida Lasseter Circle in Perry, Creekwood Traffic Park opened officially on Wednesday morning.
Mayor Hardie Davis, along with Commissioner William Fennoy, Hudson Memorial CME Church and the Augusta Local Complete Count Committee, will be hosting a back-to-school drive Saturday.
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