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Duluth residents invited to complete housing survey

September 11, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Residents in Duluth are invited to complete a 2020 Residential Community Preference Survey. The anonymous survey is the first in a series designed to help city leaders plan for the future of Duluth.

Duluth civic meeting planned as virtual event

September 11, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Duluth Mayor Nancy Harris and Mayor Pro Tem Kelvin J. Kelkenberg will conduct the city’s second Connect Duluth: Virtual Civic Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23. The outreach program is designed to inspire meaningful conversations between members of the community and city leaders.

Covington amends mask mandate

September 11, 2020

Covington News

The Covington City Council approved two amendments to its current mask mandate Wednesday, Sept. 9.

Auburn secures bonds for downtown revitalization

September 11, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Auburn’s Mayor, City Council and Downtown Development Authority voted recently to approve $12.5 million in URA Bonds to be issued to finance the acquisition, construction, and installation of the new city hall complex.

Decatur contributes $5K to anti-racism art project

September 11, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Decatur will contribute $5,000 to an “Art for the People” public art project proposed by the Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights to capture the story of indigenous and African people.

Council rejects mayor's staggered term proposal

September 11, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

The Marietta City Council shot down Mayor Steve Tumlin’s proposal for the city’s elected leaders to serve on alternating election cycles during Wednesday night’s meeting.

City to pay $440K toward $600K playground championed by ESP

September 11, 2020

Oconee Enterprise

During a Watkinsville City Council meeting last Thursday to discuss the playground portion of Extra Special People’s Miracle League, Mayor Bob Smith said he was baffled how a playground could cost $600,0000.

South Fulton city manager one of three finalists for Savannah job

September 10, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Odie Donald II is one of the three finalists for the Savannah city manager position, Savannah Mayor Van Johnson said Tuesday. Donald is the only Georgia-based candidate in the trio — which also includes administrators from Modesto, California and Mesa, Arizona.

Controversial VR truck stop gets green light

September 10, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

The Villa Rica City Council gave a green light Tuesday for a truck stop to be built at the intersection of State Route 101 and Industrial Court West.

Veto of VR anti-smoking law sustained

September 10, 2020

Carrollton Times-Georgian

Mayor Gil McDougal’s had vetoed an amended version of the 2012 anti-smoking ordinance that would have made it friendlier to restaurants and bars. Only two of the five council members voted to override the veto, but such a motion requires four votes under the city charter.

Hall, Gainesville parks departments taking these precautions in fall rec leagues

September 10, 2020

Gainesville Times

Gainesville Parks & Recreation is just getting its fall youth sports seasons underway, with cross country already having started and football and cheerleading beginning soon. Kate Mattison, director of the city department, said the precautionary measures taken vary widely by the sport.

City reviews plans for CRF expenditures

September 10, 2020

Hinesville Coastal Courier

The City of Hinesville gathered in City hall on Aug. 31 during a public hearing to discuss plans for spending the Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF). Among their various plans is to spend money on billboards to educate Hinesville residents on what is going on.

Bulloch and Boro receive $4M in first-phase COVID relief cash

September 10, 2020

Statesboro Herald

The Bulloch County government and the city of Statesboro have received amounts totaling $4 million – including $1.7 million to the city and $2.3 million to the county – in Phase 1 of the state of Georgia’s three-phased administration of federal Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars.

Augusta launches new disparity study

September 10, 2020

Augusta Chronicle

Thirteen years after a federal judge halted Augusta’s minority- and women-owned business preference program, the city is undertaking a new disparity study to support its return.

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