Cities In The News

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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.

Hearings voice no objection to city’s property tax uptick

September 10, 2020

Statesboro Herald

During hearings at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday, no residents or property owners spoke against the on-average 2.25% increase in Statesboro city property tax resulting from reassessments and the proposed lack of a millage-rate rollback.

Sandy Springs OKs Heritage Building as polling site

September 9, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Sandy Springs City Council approved a resolution allowing the former home of Heritage Sandy Springs, 6110 Blue Stone Road, to be a polling site for precinct SS07A/B/C, according to a city announcement.

Sandy Springs sets stage for Performing Arts Center 2021

September 9, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Performing Arts Center Executive Director Shaun Albrechtson said with a new name, Create Sandy Springs, his department will help the city better define its arts and culture programming.

Braselton bought a Jackson County home and plans to sell it. Here's why

September 9, 2020

Gainesville Times

“The property owner didn’t want to sell us a portion of her property but was interested in selling it all,” Town Manager Jennifer Scott said. “So, we purchased the home and lot, built the lift station, have replatted (the property), and are now selling the home.”

WR Development Authority Approves Phase 2-Penrose project

September 9, 2020

Houston Home Journal

The Development Authority of Warner Robins met last Thursday on whether to move forward with phase 2 of the Penrose Project, but before coming to a vote, some members had concerns and questions of why the authority as a whole was not informed to meet in person.

Williamson amphitheater construction underway

September 9, 2020

Pike County Journal & Reporter

The city of Williamson will soon have an amphitheater for citizens to enjoy for various events. Williamson mayor Steve Fry said the amphitheater will be completed in two phases.

Long-time councilwoman resigns

September 9, 2020

Hinesville Coastal Courier

On Thursday, August 13th, 2020, long-time Flemington City Councilwoman Donnie Smith tendered her resignation, according to a press release issued by City Clerk Jenell Gordon.

Roswell has slight property tax increase

September 8, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Roswell approved a small increase in property taxes as the city begins to see revenue losses caused by the pandemic.

Savannah enforces mask mandate with a delicate hand

September 8, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It’s a steamy weekday morning in downtown Savannah, and more than a few tourists and residents who are wandering the city’s streets are ignoring the bright green “MASK UP” sign that stretches across the front of City Hall.

Helen rolling ahead with Oktoberfest parade, 'open air' celebrations

September 8, 2020

Access North Georgia

The Helen Chamber of Commerce recently announced the cancellation of its nightly Oktoberfest celebration in the Festhalle due to COVID-19 restrictions, but city government and the rest of the town are gearing up to celebrate the town’s largest annual event beginning this week.

Volunteers sought for Little River cleanup in Woodstock

September 8, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Volunteers are invited to meet at Old Rope Mill Park in Woodstock to help clean up the Little River, an event sponsored by the Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority with the cities of Woodstock and Holly Springs.

Dawsonville, Moonshine Festival at odds over mask mandate

September 8, 2020

Gainesville Times

The Dawsonville City Council has chosen to postpone a decision on the upcoming 53rd annual Mountain Moonshine Festival until this week, after a special called meeting failed to resolve outstanding questions about the festival’s safety procedures and locations.

Sewer infrastructure work begins in Auburn

September 8, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

As downtown Auburn’s revitalization projects begin, the city is placing importance on the physical infrastructure needed to support each stage of development. This foundational work includes the capacity of sewer lines, as well as location of roads and trails.

Brookhaven declares victory in annexation spat with DeKalb County

September 8, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Brookhaven officials are declaring victory following a state arbitration panel’s decision in one of the city’s annexation spats with DeKalb County, saying a large new development near the intersection of North Druid Hills and Briarcliff roads will now move forward.

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