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Paving, drainage improvements and a second entrance to the Picket Fences subdivision are among the projects the City of Rincon will pay for if voters in Effingham County approve a penny-per-dollar sales tax on Nov. 3.
In preparing for a vote that could lead to a 56 percent tax increase, Jasper Mayor Steve Lawrence wanted it clearly stated, they may not raise property taxes that much. The council will get into the heart of the budget in October but they need to advertise a millage now to meet state requirements.
By 7-0 votes on Sept. 8, the Smyrna City Council approved expenditures of about $2 million for police vehicles, resurfacing and a water line installation.
Oakwood City Council members passed the millage rate 4-1 at their meeting Monday night, as well as unanimously passing budget amendments for fiscal years 2019 and 2020.
A Pilgrim’s Pride program will provide the Gainesville community with $795,000 to address food insecurity, community infrastructure and well-being, and COVID-19 relief, according to a news release from the poultry company.
The Newnan-Coweta Art Association and the town of Sharpsburg have partnered on an East Coweta High School themed mural located behind Town Hall.
A special use permit was approved during Monday’s City Council meeting for 401 Bankhead Highway, which is home to Pelican’s Snoballs. While the permit comes with a few rules, customers will soon be able to enjoy something to eat along with their frozen treats.
Two Carrollton streets will be renamed to honor city citizens, following votes Monday by the City Council.
The Rome City Commission is slated to delve into topics ranging from development to infrastructure and public art at its annual planning retreat.
The Albany City Commission is set to approve a study of the Albany Police Department that will examine operations of the agency.
A downtown development project delayed in part due to the COID-19 pandemic is back on track with plans for a grand opening of the Gordon Hotel in about two years.
The City of Winder will cancel the annual Halloween Spooktacular event this year and is planning to hold a “reverse” Christmas parade in December as the city continues to grapple with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Perry Mayor and Council revisited an issue involving plans for an RV park.
Warner Robins Mayor and Council announced last week its intention to increase the 2020 property taxes it will levy this year by 0.21 percentage over the rollback millage rate for City of Warner Robins, Houston County residents and 3.44 percentage over the rollback millage rate for City of Warner Robins, Peach County residents.
Fawne DeRosia had been commissioned by the city of Perry to do a special piece that would embody some of the wonderful things for which the community is best known.
Thomson is nearing the adoption of a new ordinance which would set standards for driving golf carts on local streets. The ordinance will also be the basis for police to begin work to get ATVs off the streets of the city.
Monday’s Cedartown City Commission meeting had some of the usual business for the board to take up, but it was dominated by the love for a man ending a 40-year career in public service.
The Gainesville City Council gave unanimous approval Tuesday evening to a request by Peach State Bank & Trust to be awarded Tax Allocation District (TAD) funding to renovate an old gas station adjacent to the bank’s downtown location.
The City of Valdosta will open the application period later this month for its COVID-19 temporary residential utility grant assistance program.
Property taxes in the City of Cairo will remain unchanged following a vote this week by the Cairo City Council.
A regularly scheduled meeting was held Thursday, September 10, for the City of Homeland.
The Waynesboro Police Department was busy Tuesday afternoon, surprising motorists traveling through a road check on Lover’s Lane with a sweet treat. WPD Officer Gary Jenkins said they wanted to say thank you to drivers who were in compliance with the law, and ice cream seemed like the way to go. “
Following the resignation of Twin City’s former police chief Randal J. Beach, the vacant capacity has since been filled by law enforcement officer, Hank Whiters.
The City of Moultrie held a grand opening for Northwest Park Friday with Mayor Bill McIntosh officiating. He said the community will be having tons of fun out there before long.
Two rosewood plant stands that stood in the Myon Hotel were donated to City Hall by the owner.
The Thomson City Council last week in it’s regular meeting, Thursday evening, unanimously approved Donald Toms as the new city administrator.
The City of Thomson will receive a total of $341,000 in federal funding through the state’s dispersement of CARES Act funds.
On an evening where two of Rockmart’s finest were honored for their diligence and heroism, the city’s elected officials voted to increase the base pay for certain city employees, including first responders.
The Maysville Town Council held a called meeting Friday morning and unanimously agreed, for the third year, not to increase the millage rate.
This month’s featured Community Reader at the virtual story time for the Nicholson Public Library will be Nicholson’s Mayor, Jan Webster. Mayor Webster’s story time will be on September 28.
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