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Winder City Hall parking lot under construction

 

The City of Winder announced that, Thursday through this Wednesday (depending on weather), the City Hall parking lot will be under construction. All entrances to City Hall will be closed except for the Park Avenue entrance.

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Statham mayor says he wants another city administrator

Statham mayor says he wants another city administrator

Statham Mayor Robert Bridges wants another city administrator.

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Winder businesses frustrated by higher regulatory fees

Winder businesses frustrated by higher regulatory fees

 

For some Winder businesses, taxes that were due today were a "sticker shock," as President of the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce Tommy Jennings predicted at a December public hearing with the city council.

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Winder approves projected Jug Tavern budget for FY 2016

Winder approves projected Jug Tavern budget for FY 2016

The budget for this year’s Jug Tavern Festival is in, and its projected expenditures are $11,000 cheaper than what last year’s ended up being.

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Resignation of Martin only adds to debate among Statham residents

Resignation of Martin only adds to debate among Statham residents

The recent resignation of Steve Martin from the position of city administrator in Statham has stirred up even more controversy than was present before his decision to step down.

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Statham City Administrator Martin resigns amid resident concerns

Statham City Administrator Martin resigns amid resident concerns

Steve Martin, Statham’s former chief of police who has been filling the role of city administrator since the City created the position last July, is resigning from the job, effective Thursday.

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Winder DDA adopts facade rehabilitation program

Winder DDA adopts facade rehabilitation program

The Winder Downtown Development Authority approved a façade rehabilitation program Tuesday that’s been in the works since last year.

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Auburn council to look into ways to reduce the impact of flooding

Auburn council to look into ways to reduce the impact of flooding

Even on a days when the rainfall amount isn’t large there are areas of Auburn experiencing flash flooding.

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Statham to increase water, sewer rates

Statham to increase water, sewer rates

Residents of Statham will soon see their water and sewer bills rising in cost.

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Engineers: Statham water tower not in critical danger

Engineers: Statham water tower not in critical danger

The City of Statham’s water treatment facility may not be in as critical danger as many of the city’s residents formerly thought.

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Winder receives state engineering award for its streetscape project

Winder receives state engineering award for its streetscape project

The City of Winder’s North Broad Street Streetscape and Maintenance Project was recently selected for one of five state awards for engineering excellence given by the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia.

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Auburn lawsuit in midst of lengthy process

Auburn lawsuit in midst of lengthy process

The discovery phase for a lawsuit filed by a former Auburn police officer will at least go into the summer because of a large number of people being interviewed.

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Auburn finalizes details of special election

Auburn finalizes details of special election

The City of Auburn has finalized details for a special election that will take place this summer.

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Auburn schedules special election to replace Shackelford

Auburn schedules special election to replace Shackelford

 

A date has been set for a special election in Auburn, but changes to the process could be forthcoming.

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Statham budget deficit big reason for citizen ire

Statham budget deficit big reason for citizen ire

The City of Statham is working with a budget that’s more than $170,000 in the red, and at last Tuesday’s council meeting, many residents showed up to ask why.

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Statham citizens question city leaders on budget issues

More than 20 citizens of Statham showed up to the city’s monthly council meeting on Tuesday night to voice their concerns about how the City is managing its budget.

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Auburn council member Shackleford resigns

Auburn council member Shackleford resigns

Longtime Auburn City Councilwoman Dorissa Shackelford has resigned from her position.

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