Headlines, People, and other news from the State of Georgia

Gainesville plans to limit workers’ hours to comply with health care law

What other cities can learn from Atlanta’s disaster

Tybee to purchase license plate scanners

A look at pension problems, solutions in US cities

Sheriff racks up $7 million budget deficit over five years

How a little Georgia county became No 1 In job growth

New Emergency Alert System Putting Residents First

Georgia town sued for mandatory gun ownership ordinance

Is tornado intensity increasing? (Op-Ed)

Canton to discuss wastewater projects

Covington’s public safety officials offer new community outreach

Mock city for disaster training nears completion

Lilburn adopts emergency plan

Herbalife considering Atlanta for $100M plant

Atlanta Mayor not joining Obama administration

Roswell police chief resigns

Atlanta awarded $25,000 Cities of Service grant for recycling initiative

Sandy Springs corrals vehicle boots

Red light camera revenue down – officials delighted Accidents down, and that justifies loss, says Marietta mayor

Grayson delays action on vacant property ordinance

Best Cities to Retire for Under $40,000

Hiram considers budget of $4.7 million

Tifton finance director dismissed

Canton settles on funding for fire services

Columbus eyes clinic for its workers

Fuqua city council votes against Walmart

Ex-Grantville clerk arrested for stealing $20,000

Mayor Reed unveils new air cargo plans for Atlanta

Fledgling city of Brookhaven working out details

Lilburn hires public relations manager

LaFayette passes on oversize signs

Atlanta to help needy veterans

Storm water problems addressed in Cordele

Albany events curfew demands parental involvement

Atlanta mayor announces major expansion of city’s curbside recycling program

Savannah’s economic development director resigns

Citizens weigh in on options for four new city parks in Georgetown

Peachtree Corners names city manager

Former Macon mayor joins MWA to market city’s water system

OCCUPY ATLANTA: Judge dismisses protesters’ suit

Lake City’s $764,000 center can’t be used

Hiram selects new city manager

Milledgeville fills Public Works and City Planner positions

Hiram selects new city manager

Dunwoody Council sets vision for new parks

Ga. town challenges state’s new open meetings law

Back to basics: Advice for cities in fiscal crisis

DeKalb announces initiative aimed at immigrants

Why do anti-hunger and anti-obesity initiatives always fall short?

USDA announces Federal resource guide to assist rural communities