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 City of Social Circle held it's annual Employee Appreciation luncheon on Friday to celebrate the people that make the city work.
After listening Tuesday night to arguments for and against the proposed zoning change that would allow for a drag strip to be constructed outside of Social Circle, the City Council voted unanimously to send the proposal back to the Planning and Zoning Commission for further review.
After listening for more than an hour to arguments for and against the proposed zoning change that would allow for a drag strip to be constructed outside of Social Circle, the City Council voted unanimously to send the proposal back to the Planning and Zoning Commission for further review. <p style="margin: 0px; font-family: ...
The body of a man found on Clegg Farm Road just outside Social Circle Sunday afternoon has been identified as 38-year-old Robert Andrew "Drew" Nichols and four men have been arrested and charged in his murder.
Donnie Clack, the man behind the much-disputed proposed drag strip in Social Circle, believes the facility would only help to benefit the area.
Authorities have identified the person found dead in just outside of Social Circle Sunday afternoon as Robert Andrew "Drew" Nichols. His death has been ruled a homicide and four men – Michael Scott West, Chad Ashley Allen, Robert Vincent Lambert and Sam Dumas Dawkins – have been arrested and charged with his murder.
A body found in Walton County has been identified as that of a Covington man, according to Newton County Sheriff's Office Lt. Tyrone Oliver.
The Social Circle Planning and Zoning Commission recently passed a report approving a change in zoning for 120 acres of land off Highway 278, north of Interstate 20, on the corner of Willow Springs Church Road, to commercial zoning for a proposed drag strip. The land that would be used is in both Walton and Newton counties,
Owners of the internationally acclaimed Blue Willow Inn restaurant, Louis and Billie Van Dyke, announce today the opening of their third annual "First Thanksgiving" exhibit and replica table in Social Circle, Ga.
Citizen concerns made up the bulk of the Social Circle city council meeting on Tuesday night.
Social Circle was abuzz on Saturday, doing their part in the battle against cancer. Throughout the day, there was live entertainment, horseback rides, a pumpkin auction and more to raise money for Relay for Life. The event was held at the Social Circle City Park. The funds raised during the day will be donated when the group goes to the main Relay for Life march, which is held every May.
The city of Social Circle is rallying to help in the battle against cancer. They will be hosting a fall fundraiser on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. to benefit the American Cancer Society. There will be live entertainment throughout the day, and there will also be entertainment for children. Games will be held throughout the day, and a bouncy house will also be up and running throughout the afternoon. Horseback rides will also be available.
The Social Circle Garden Club celebrated its 80th anniversary on Thursday by throwing a tea party for its members, and members of other local garden clubs.
The Social Circle Friendship Festival, sponsored by the Social Circle Better Hometown program, is celebrating its 15th anniversary on Saturday.
Friends having fun: Emma Grace Rasmussen, left, and Bethany Biggs enjoyed a night at the Social Circle Fair last week.