The aroma of buttery popcorn, accompanied by smiles and warm hellos from Social Circle Theater staff, welcomed guests from Walton, Clarke, Newton, Rockdale and surrounding counties as they poured in to see the Aug. 12, Saturday afternoon performance of "Quilters," a historical musical written by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek.
Social Circle officials recently completed a strategic plan that will carry the city through 2020 and calls for several improvements including a more entertaining downtown with more small parks and retail stores, a new public library and an amphitheater.
As an initiative to promote healthy active lifestyles, the Social Circle Better Hometown Program, Blue Willow Properties, Walton Wellness, Walton Health Care Foundation and Walton Foundation have partnered up to fund Project Road Share.
The Social Circle Better Hometown Program was granted $6,036 for the project at the Social Circle Better Hometown Merchant Coffee on July 10; the money will be used to establish a bicycle trail at Blue Willow Village.
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.
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.