A big piece of local history is on the move.
About 90 people joined James and Audrey Usry at their home in Social Circle to meet and greet U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue and his wife Bonnie Thursday.
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Residents of, and travelers passing through, Social Circle will soon notice an improvement in the visual appeal of the historic city, while still retaining its small-town splendor.
A Social Circle resident was arrested Wednesday in Florida for three counts of child molestation.
The Social Circle Police Department took home three awards from the National Interdiction Conference in Nashville on April 2, including 2013 Investigator of the Year.
Celeste Sigman Dupree's 156-year-old house can soon call a new site home, thanks to an anonymous donor and other community members who fought for 10 years to raise the funds needed to save the historic building.
The Welcome Inn will soon be a memory. The building frequently seen on television in the late 80's on the NBC television hit series "in the heat of the night." Tadio Robinson with Enviro Masters told me he and his crew were there to remove hazardous materials including asbestos before the wrecking ball could do the rest. The complete destruction of the building should occur within the next week.
History was both represented and made at Social Circle's American Legion Post 332 Thursday night.
Celeste Sigman Dupree devoted the latter part of her life to saving some of Social Circle's oldest, most historic homes. Now, it's her home, a Greek Revival house built in 1858, that needs saving again.
A new fire station is set to go up in Social Circle before the end of the year.
Social Circle's regional library needs more space, and the city needs to be better prepared for a proposal for state funds to build a new facility.
Georgia's largest solar farm can sneak up on even a suspecting first-time passerby, as long country roads lined with rural homes and large pastures suddenly give way to a raised field full of row after row of gleaming (on a sunny day, of course) solar panels.
Legend has it that the city of Social Circle got its name from a group that gathered around a well in 1820.
With less than a month before the Dec. 3 runoff election between incumbent Dan Chisholm and Charlie Akin for the District 4 seat on the Social Circle Board of Education, some citizens are questioning whether Akin should have the ability to set school taxes for residents when he, himself, does not pay them.
As construction continues on Baxter International's $1 billion manufacturing plant, Georgia Power is working to provide power to the plant and surrounding area and is planning to build a 6.5-mile power line from the plant northeast through Social Circle.
After a three-way race for the District 4 seat of the Social Circle Board of Education, two candidates will be back on the ballot in December for a runoff election.
The new American Legion Post 332 in Social Circle is still in its infancy, but the group is already starting to make a difference in its community.