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.
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Old time baseball is coming to Social Circle Friday, as Legendary Entertainment is filming the final two scenes of the upcoming Jackie Robinson-inspired movie "42."
A worker at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle was arrested Monday and charged with stealing roughly $1.2 million from the business.
Social Circle has a friend indeed. One definition of "friend" listed in the Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary is "one that favors or promotes something (as charity)," also, "one attached to another by affection or esteem." Both of these definitions clearly fit the profile of the Social Circle Friends of the Library, an impressive organization that has become increasingly vocal and visible as a cheerleader in support of our library, the W.H. Stanton Memorial Library. As a tangible example of this support, money raised by SCFOL is being used to fund all of the reading and crafts programs for kids this ...
The Social Circle city council has yet to make a decision about the internal reorganization of the public safety department's structure. Meanwhile, department employees are becoming disgruntled by the lack of communication between elected officials and public safety employees.
The Social Circle city council was presented with a third option on how it can restructure the internal organization of the Department of Public Safety for the next fiscal year.
Zumafilmz, an independent film production company located in Abilene, Texas, is currently shooting footage for a documentary about the important role of small towns in American culture. Six towns under the population of 10,000 are being featured including Social Circle.
Social Circle will decide in the coming weeks how to restructure the internal organization of its Department of Public Safety for the next fiscal year.
The Social Circle Board of Education has named Todd McGhee as its new superintendent, according to the school's website and chairman Tim Lemonds.
Social Circle is losing our highly respected Superintendent of Social Circle City Schools who plans to retire at the end of the current school year. Actually, Dr. Bettye Ray is not really leaving the city and she is not really retiring. She has other plans for the future which I was privileged to learn about from her. I have served with Dr. Ray on various volunteer projects over the years and have been extremely impressed with her knowledge, leadership and, most of all, her professional manner.
Around 800 personnel are participating in the Georgia Emergency Management Agency's statewide, biannual full scale hurricane exercise this week which simulates three plans for hurricane evacuation and re-entry.
The Walton County Boys and Girls Clubs are hosting a "Run for Kids" 5K and one-mile fun run May 26 at Felker Park in Monroe, 725 South Madison Avenue, to support programs and activities at the Stevens and Social Circle clubs.
During a budget work session on Tuesday, the Social Circle city council debated whether or not it should increase gas rates for customers for the first time in about 10 years.
I love a chapter from "The Prophet" where Prophet Kahlil Gibran speaks of religion: "Who can separate his faith from his actions, or his belief from his occupations? Who can spread his hours before him saying, 'This for God and this for myself; this is for my soul, and this other for my body?'" For me, this suggests that the way we live expresses our deepest faith. I thought about that in recognizing how important our churches have been in supporting our community. For example, at our recent city-wide cleanup, almost all of our churches showed up to help.
Social Circle council members agreed Tuesday to take the low bid for the continuing design phase of a sidewalk that would link the Blue Willow Inn and downtown.
The city had two proposals for the project, one for $44,500 from Urban Collage and one for more than $60,000 from Kimberly-Horne & Associates. All council members voted unanimously to continue working with Urban Collage (which had previously worked with the city).
The Social Circle City Council approved to temporary cut water and sewer fees in half to spur home construction.