Cities In The News

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Rincon asks voters for penny sales tax for roads

September 16, 2020

Savannah Morning News

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.

Jasper council sets stage for 56 percent tax hike

September 16, 2020

Pickens County Progress

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.

Carrollton approves food truck court

September 16, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

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.

City to cancel Spooktacular, hold ‘reverse’ Christmas parade

September 16, 2020

Barrow News-Journal

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.

No increase for WR millage rate

September 16, 2020

Houston Home Journal

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.

Thomson nearing ordinance to curtail ATVs

September 16, 2020

McDuffie Progress

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.

Cedartown city manager retiring at the end of the month

September 16, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

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.

City launches temporary utility assistance

September 16, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

The City of Valdosta will open the application period later this month for its COVID-19 temporary residential utility grant assistance program.

Cairo millage rate to stay the same

September 16, 2020

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Property taxes in the City of Cairo will remain unchanged following a vote this week by the Cairo City Council.

Officers on (ice cream) Patrol

September 16, 2020

Waynesboro True Citizen

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. “

Welcome, Chief Whiters!

September 16, 2020

Emanuel County Live

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.

City officially opens Northwest Park

September 15, 2020

Moultrie Observer

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.

City of Thomson hires new city administrator

September 15, 2020

McDuffie Progress

The Thomson City Council last week in it’s regular meeting, Thursday evening, unanimously approved Donald Toms as the new city administrator.

Rockmart council puts spotlight on public safety

September 15, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

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.

Maysville approves millage rate

September 15, 2020

Banks County News

The Maysville Town Council held a called meeting Friday morning and unanimously agreed, for the third year, not to increase the millage rate.

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