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Rezoning approved for Smyrna senior living complex

October 23, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The developer of a four-story, 65-unit senior apartment complex planned for 2.6 acres on Smyrna Hill Drive has been granted a rezoning request by the Smyrna City Council.

Smyrna welcomes wineries with rule changes

October 23, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The Smyrna City Council’s move to include definitions and provisions for wineries in its list of permitted activities was prompted by a business owner wanting to relocate his Marietta meadery to Smyrna.

On third try, Holly Spring Council approves residential development

October 23, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

Holly Springs Council members approved a plan on Monday to rezone 11 acres for a residential development that was initially proposed on Sept. 5 by Blue River Development.

Georgia DOT to fix seven downtown crosswalks

October 23, 2019

McDuffie Progress

The Thomson City Council approved a proposal from the Department of Transportation to replace the crosswalks for $43,068.24.

'The issues are more than housing, jobs.’ What Columbus is learning from On The Table

October 23, 2019

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Thirty or so people gathered in the conference room of the Columbus government center annex early Tuesday morning with two things on their mind: good food and constructive conversation.

Hogansville recognizes community members for hard work

October 23, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

During Monday night’s Hogansville City Council meeting, Mayor Bill Stankiewicz announced that the hit TV show “The Walking Dead” will be in town all week filming.

Should Macon-Bibb employees get time off to vote? Proposal not down for the count yet

October 23, 2019

Macon Telegraph

Two proposals to give Macon-Bibb employees time off to vote and engage in civic activities stalled again Tuesday. But this may not be the last time the issue comes up.

Discussion runs the gamut at Senoia retreat

October 23, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

A vast array of items were discussed at the Senoia City Council retreat, held Oct. 11 and 12 in Dillard.

Infrastructure discussions dominate at Senoia retreat

October 23, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Senoia residents may soon be protected from massive water bills because of leaks.

Minds changed at TSPLOST town hall

October 23, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

Thirty people might not seem like a big turnout for a town hall meeting, but it’s the biggest crowd to date for a meeting on the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

Journalism students, mayor explore city progress

October 23, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Valdosta State University journalism students recently gained ample field experience while exploring the progress the City of Valdosta has made in the last eight years during an exclusive press conference with Mayor John Gayle, whose second and final term ends in December.

Norcross providing $25K to help families get out of motels

October 23, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Norcross will provide $25,000 to start a program aimed at helping families get out of local extended stay motels and find more stable housing.

Sandy Springs to convert warehouse to emergency ops center

October 23, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A storm-damaged, city-owned warehouse in Sandy Springs will be repaired and expanded to create an emergency operations center for field service personnel under a contract approved by the City Council.

Mayor says Covington no longer 'fighting by ourselves' as state seeks temporary shut down of BD

October 23, 2019

Covington News

Mayor Ronnie Johnston announced Monday night that the state has filed a complaint seeking to stop operations at the BD medical sterilization plant in Covington, citing a “lack of diligence and prolonged operator error” in a release of cancer-causing ethylene oxide in September.

Albany City Commission set to vote on street resurfacing list

October 22, 2019

Albany Herald

A road-improvement proposal set for a Tuesday Albany City Commission vote identifies 25 miles of Albany streets that, if approved, will complete the resurfacing of nearly half of the city's worst streets.

Rockmart Council approves ordinances in October session

October 22, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

The Rockmart Council has been busy updating its ordinances, and with the approval of new regulations surrounding both loud noises and urban camping in city limits, Rockmart is looking to become a more peaceful place to live.

Augusta’s Depot project terms could be renegotiated

October 22, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Developers of downtown Augusta’s Riverfront at the Depot project said they are open to renegotiating some of the project’s terms that so far have been stumbling blocks to winning Augusta Commission approval.

Smyrna seeks to refinance TAD bonds

October 22, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Smyrna is hoping to refinance around $12.7 million of bonds related to development within the city’s tax allocation district, to save money on annual interest and pay the bonds seven years sooner.

March transportation tax referendum set for Augusta voters

October 22, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta voters will decide two sales tax referenda next year in addition to voting for a president.

Housing study for downtown Brunswick to be released

October 22, 2019

Brunswick News

A group of community and business leaders traveled to Macon earlier this year to look at the successful revitalization of the city’s downtown.

Dalton council approves six-year plan for capital improvement projects

October 22, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The Dalton City Council Monday night approved the creation of a six-year Capital Improvement Plan that is projected to spend $8.5 million on various equipment, facilities, infrastructure and vehicles for the police and fire departments, among other things.

Canton council delays vote on moratorium to revise proposal

October 22, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Canton City Council member Sandra McGrew withdrew her motion Thursday to vote on a proposed development moratorium, in order to revise the proposal based on input from Mayor Gene Hobgood and others.

Dalton names sole finalist for Public Works director

October 22, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

The City of Dalton has named a sole finalist for the position of Public Works director. Andrew Parker, who is the department’s assistant director, was selected as the finalist from a field of four applicants including three outside applicants.

Despite rain, Hummingbird Festival fills downtown Hogansville

October 22, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The streets of Hogansville were alive with art, music and smiles over the weekend as the 22nd annual Hummingbird Festival was held in the heart of the town.

Roswell drops humps as speed-reducing measure

October 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Speed humps, speed cushions, speed tables and similar measures that jolt motorists into slowing down are out of fashion in Roswell under a City Council update to the Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program.

Sandy Springs OKs alcohol for Santa-themed venue

October 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Santa’s Fantastical, a multi-media, family oriented holiday entertainment venue in Sandy Springs, will have an added attraction this winter: alcoholic beverages.

As Atlanta grows, some Georgia cities continue to shrink, data shows

October 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In recent years, the South has been one of the fastest growing regions of the country and a report published last week found Atlanta to be one of the cities with the most growth.

Invest Atlanta approves financing for affordable housing developments

October 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city’s economic development agency, Invest Atlanta, approved financing to construct or renovate 709 affordable apartment units in the city.

Decatur school board/city commission to hold rare joint meeting

October 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Decatur’s school board and city commission are holding a rare joint meeting 7-9 p.m. Oct. 24 (Thursday) on the first floor of the Wilson School Support Center, 125 Electric Ave.

Duluth updates guidelines for public art program

October 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Duluth City Council recently approved updated procedural guidelines for the Duluth Public Art Program. The Duluth Public Arts Commission, known as “DPAC,” consists of six regular members and one member of the mayor and council. At a minimum five members must reside in the city limits.

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