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.
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The Blue Willow Inn, a Social Circle institution, was busy Friday afternoon, but the amount of customers has declined since the death of owner Louis Van Dyke in late-November and his widow, and current owner, Billie, worries that without more customers, the famous restaurant will close.
Operations of the Blue Willow Inn in Social Circle have been taken over full-time by Billie Van Dyke, wife of the late Louis Van Dyke.
While some high school students are worried only about how they'll spend their winter break, Social Circle High School senior Nia Smith is worried about the future of the youth around her, making her a perfect fit for the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year representative.
Social Circle School Superintendent Dr. Bettye Ray has been named vice-chair of the Georgia Department of Education's Transition Advisory Committee.
The Social Circle city council will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. for their regular meeting. On the agenda is the discussion of the historic wellness walk, an outdoor landscape watering ordinance and a request from the Social Circle Fire Explorers for a donation.
Social Circle Theater will stage "Annie Jr." today through Sunday, with two different casts. Cast A will feature Indian Creek Middle School seventh-grader Kassidy Livingston as the title character. Showtimes are 7 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Social Circle Theater will stage "Annie Jr." Thursday through Sunday, with two different casts. One cast will feature Mansfield Elementary third-grader Lauren Mask (pictured) as the title character.
Living the old life: Barbara Williams demonstrates what the first Thanksgiving was like in an exhibit at the Blue Willow Inn in Social Circle. Wednesday was her first day working the display, which is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Nov. 28 behind the restaurant, 294 N. Cherokee Road (Georgia Highway 11 north).
The Blue Willow Inn in Social Circle is known for its upscale Southern fare, but it takes on a decidedly old school New England accent this month with an exhibit on the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving.
The Social Circle Theater wants to take you back in time with its production "Best of Stories From the Well," which opens today at the theater, 650 Ashley Drive.
They're celebrating 90 years or so of stories and a decade of community theater this weekend in Social Circle.
Clear the streets: The Social Circle Friendship Festival began Saturday with a parade at 10 a.m. Various groups traveled down the main street in horse-drawn carriages, throwing candies and other treats to the onlookers. The Social High School Marching Band also participated. Vendors were also set up to peddle their wares.
You can make a lot of friends in Social Circle this weekend.
Social Circle will spiff up for fall with a citywide cleanup day on Saturday. About 80 city residents participated in a cleanup event in April and the city expects about 80 participants on Saturday, said Mike Miller, executive director of Social Circle Better Hometown Inc. The event draws individuals, school club members and homeowner association members. About 100 bags of trash were collected last year. "Since we started the program, the city is getting cleaner, ...
The first four: Kevin Childress, Katie Burns, Nia Smith and Carla Soriano, seniors at Social Circle High School, have been selected as Social Circle Better Hometown's first series of junior ambassadors.