Cities In The News


Smyrna hires state lobbyist

July 9, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

Anticipating a need for state assistance in the coming year, Smyrna City Council voted this week to hire a lobbyist to represent the city in the Georgia Legislature and executive branch.

Smyrna considers non-discrimination ordinance

July 7, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

City Council members debated Tuesday evening the details of a proposed ordinance that would subject city businesses or their employees to fines for discriminating against customers.

SPLOST 2022 projects affirmed in Cobb and cities

June 30, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The SPLOST 2022 project list also contains many public safety projects, a new animal shelter, parks and library safety enhancements and funding for projects in Cobb’s six cities.

Smyrna waives sign permit fees through August

June 12, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

To help businesses move forward through the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Smyrna has waived all temporary sign permit fees through Aug. 31.

Smyrna annexation could make it largest Cobb city, but stymie Mableton

June 8, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Smyrna is exploring whether to annex four areas around the city that would more than double its size and increase its population to 92,000 people. But some residents in Mableton fear it could cripple an effort underway to make Mableton its own city.

Smyrna leaders pass resolution denouncing racism

June 2, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Smyrna has become the first city in Cobb County to formally take a stand against racism days after a black man died in police custody and resulting protests have rocked several cities around the country.

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