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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Under a bright blue sky in Social Circle Thursday afternoon, assorted local officials and business men and women gathered to celebrate the official ribbon-cutting of one of the largest tourism projects to come to the East Atlanta Metro area – the Blue Willow Village.
Social Circle's city council completed another step towards formalizing the annexation of about 200 acres of land - the majority of which was formerly Newton County land - by officially receiving a petition from private land owners.
The residents of Social Circle will have a little more forewarning about impending disasters with the new emergency siren system approved by the city at the Tuesday council meeting.
After many stops and starts, the Blue Willow Village in Social Circle has finally opened its doors - well, almost.