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Social Circle police win national awards

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.

April 10, 2014 | Kayla Robins | Social Circle


Funds raised for historic home move

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.

April 08, 2014 | Kayla Robins | Social Circle


Welcome Inn being demolished

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.

April 07, 2014 | Darrell Everidge | Social Circle


The ladies of the Legion

History was both represented and made at Social Circle's American Legion Post 332 Thursday night.

March 08, 2014 | Bryan Fazio | Social Circle


Social Circle seeking to save historic home

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.

March 06, 2014 | Gabriel Khouli | Social Circle


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Social Circle plans new fire station

A new fire station is set to go up in Social Circle before the end of the year.

January 23, 2014 | Bryan Fazio | Social Circle


Social Circle buys land for library

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.

January 11, 2014 | Bryan Fazio | Social Circle


State's largest solar farm in Social Circle

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.

January 07, 2014 | Gabriel Khouli | Social Circle


Social Circle well destroyed

Legend has it that the city of Social Circle got its name from a group that gathered around a well in 1820.

January 04, 2014 | Bryan Fazio | Social Circle


BOE hopeful opts out of taxes

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.

November 12, 2013 | Amber Pittman | Social Circle


New power line to serve Baxter

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.

November 12, 2013 | Gabriel Khouli | Social Circle


Runoff in Social Circle in BOE race

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.

November 07, 2013 | Amber Pittman | Social Circle


Veterans donate school supplies

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.

August 17, 2013 | Gabriel Khouli | Social Circle


Social Circle honors volunteer

The inaugural Henry Pilcher Volunteer of the Year Award was presented to Tom Brown at the Tuesday meeting of the Social Circle City Council.

June 20, 2013 | Madison Morganthall | Social Circle


Social Circle bypass to be completed

The long awaited bypass road around Social Circle will become a reality after the state announced earlier this month it will pay for the $8.1 million project, which will begin in June.

May 30, 2013 | Gabriel Khouli | Social Circle


Social Circle City Council to meet April 9

The Social Circle City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on April 9 for their monthly work session. Click the PDF to read what's on the agenda.

April 04, 2013 | Staff Report | Social Circle


Social Circle cleanup

We are so proud of our Clean City Committee.

March 28, 2013 | Staff Report | Social Circle


Social Circle answers legal complaint

Social Circle has responded to accusations made by former director of public safety Tom Fox.

March 20, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Social Circle


Better home town is the spirit of social circle

In January, 2013, our Better Hometown Program will celebrate its 15th year anniversary. The Better Hometown Program, launched by former Governor Zell Miller, is a downtown revitalization effort for smaller cities sponsored by the Georgia State Department of Community Affairs (DCA) in partnership with Georgia Power, the Georgia Municipal Association and the State Department of Industry, Trade and Tourism. The first five pilot BHT cities in Georgia received a small "welcome-to-the-program" monetary grant. After that, state assistance to BHT designated communities has been in the form of technical assistance, manager/board training and coordinated networking opportunities. The program relies on ...

December 29, 2012 | Madeline Burgess | Social Circle


Christmas comes to Social Circle

It looked a little bit more like Christmas in Social Circle as the community gathered together for the annual Lighting of the Tree ceremony on Saturday night.

December 01, 2012 | Danielle Everson | Social Circle


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