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First draft of FY16 Statham budget includes big rise in tax  revenue

First draft of FY16 Statham budget includes big rise in tax revenue

Statham officials are finalizing details on a new budget just months after the city drew criticism for its financial stability.

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Auburn council candidates meet with voters

Auburn council candidates meet with voters

The candidates for the Auburn City Council were able to meet with voters at a forum on Monday.

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Auburn to hold candidate forum in advance of special election

Auburn to hold candidate forum in advance of special election

The three Auburn City Council candidates running for a vacant seat say they’ll bring a new perspective to the council.

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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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