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Newnan now the ‘city of roundabouts’?

Special to SEGAZINE

Three roundabouts are currently in the works and, once completed, will bring the total number of roundabouts on public roads in Newnan to five.

Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Hundreds pay their respects for three boys killed in Effingham County wreck
Source: Savannah Morning News/Saturday

City of Savannah plans Internet expansion
Source: Savannah Morning News/Saturday

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office to put new fitness policy in place in January
Beginning Jan. 1, the Sheriff’s Office will implement a new physical fitness testing program, tentatively named The Total Fitness Program, to promote a healthier force.
Source: Augusta Chronicle/Saturday

Insurance company tries to get $1 million from Macon in jet crash
An insurance company contends that a bad runway built by the city of Macon caused a corporate jet to crash after it skidded at Macon Downtown Airport, then rolled across Ocmulgee East Industrial Boulevard.
Source: Macon Telegraph/Saturday

Warner Robins animal shelter offers free spay and neuter with adoptions
A state grant is allowing the shelter to offer the free sterilization for dogs and cats.
Source: Macon Telegraph/Saturday

Suspended DeKalb County CEO fights back with accusations
Suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis fought back this week against the district attorney who’s prosecuting him and the man who took over his job.
Source: WSB-TV

Cobb County commissioner says she felt bullied and pressured to support the stadium project
Commissioner Lisa Cupid was the sole person to vote against the Braves stadium.
Source: WSB-TV/weekend

Duluth residents to vote Tuesday on two city council seats
Running for Post 1 are incumbent Marsha Anderson Bomar and David Cossette. Incumbent Jim Dugan is seeking another term for Post 2 and is being challenged by Seth Grey.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post/weekend

Lawrenceville Council runoff puts neighbors against each other
Keith Roche and Larry Troutman, the top two vote-getters in last month’s City Council race who will square off in a runoff Tuesday, live across the street from one another.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post/weekend

Vandals hit Augusta’s Department of Juvenile Justice building
Source: Augusta Chronicle/Sunday

District 3 race in Athens draws attention
Less than a month after Athens-Clarke County Commissioner George Maxwell announced he won’t seek re-election a queue has formed to replace him.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald/Sunday

Slave artifacts unearthed near Abercorn Extension in Savannah
Archaeologist Rita Elliott said the project yielded a staggering 33,858 artifacts believed to date from about 1750 until after the Civil War.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Muscogee County property taxes due today
Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Three vie for Athens District 3 seat
George Maxwell’s district stretches over the downtown core, the Boulevard and Buena Vista historic neighborhoods, and down the West Broad Street corridor until it hits Epps Bridge Parkway.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald

Filming in Georgia: Actor’s death ends filming in Atlanta for now
The scheduled shoot of “Fast and Furious 7″ has been cancelled for Monday in Atlanta as the movie’s producers and studio executives struggle with the sudden death of actor Paul Walker.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

• Tyler Perry to film TV show in Douglasville jail
Source: Douglas County Sentinel

Final vote today on $30 million Fulton stadium community benefits plan 
Thirty million has been set aside for community redevelopment.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

American Institute of Architects applaud Atlanta Beltline
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Little movement on homelessness plan in Rome
Source: Rome News-Tribune

Molestation trial of DragonCon co-founder to begin
It’s been 13 years since the case was filed.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)

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