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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.
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.
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.
Savannah may soon have a new city manager as the mayor and aldermen on Tuesday named three finalists for the job.
As Savannah inches toward hiring a new city manager, the search has renewed discussion about whether the council-manager form of government remains the best, most viable governance structure for Savannah.
The city’s longtime former E-911 director is now a leader of the state government’s response to future natural and manmade disasters.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city is keeping social distancing guidelines in place at its public pools. Time blocks for pool use are in effect on a first come, first served basis.
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.
“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.”
Newnan firefighter Jason Scott isn't afraid of a challenge. In fact, he welcomes the opportunity.
With many restaurants struggling to stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic, Dunwoody’s mayor is focusing on the bread and butter of many eateries: the lunch rush.
Social activists Damon and Yashira Willis sponsored the three memorial benches through the Keep Smyrna Beautiful organization. An anonymous donor paid half of the cost.
The Atlanta City Council voted Tuesday to effectively kill a contract that would have turned over management of the city’s five tennis facilities to a new company, leaving the fate of their operations in further doubt.
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.
Augusta code enforcement is adopting safety measures including body armor after an officer was fatally shot after posting a sign at a house Aug. 20.
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.
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.
"Mayor Samuel David Ramsey went on to his eternal reward late last week. While our Savior will welcome his faithful servant warmly into His loving arms, we the living will be sorry for our loss." - David Belton
Roswell approved a small increase in property taxes as the city begins to see revenue losses caused by the pandemic.
While the pond and park will create a bucolic setting in the middle of the bustling city of Gainesville, a place where residents can relax and recreate, it actually is being built to help manage storm water run-off.
The Grantville city council voted to draw money from three of the city's 2019-2024 SPLOST funds to continue the interior renovation of the city's passenger depot.
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.
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 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.
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.
Even though Mule Camp Market has been scrapped because of the coronavirus pandemic, the traditional display of scarecrows on the Gainesville Square will return this year.
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.
Braselton will hold a public hearing in the Braselton Police and Municipal Court Facility, 5040 Highway 53 to discuss the 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Element update.
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.
Cornelia commissioned a feasibility study before the pandemic hit about whether the city could construct its own 911 dispatch center.
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