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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o Shonta Demetrius Hardge, 30, 354 Walnut Dr., Social Circle, Feb. 2. Probation violation.
Every other week, 20 to 30 high school students gather near the gymnasium of Social Circle High School – but not for a club or sports practice, but to find out how to get onto the college track.
Social Circle Theater students and instructors came home from the 2009 Junior Theater Festival with priceless memories, new skills and accolades, including Outstanding Individual Female and Best Director.
Antonio Martinez, 22, 164 Ronther Dr., Social Circle, Jan. 24. No driver's license.
On March 17, Social Circle residents will be able to vote up or down on the question of whether to allow the sales of liquor by the drink in restaurants.
So fresh and so clean: Social Circle Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Krystal Williams joins over 35 volunteers Jan. 17 as they put a fresh coat of colorful paint on the walls of the Social Circle club located at 169 Thurman Baccus Road. The day completed a two-part renovation of the club's new space, which they moved into this year.
"I still have a dream…" The words echoed off the walls of the Social Circle Middle School/High School auditorium Friday afternoon "It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream…" The speaker, the Rev. David L. Roy, stood out against the crimson stage curtains in his camel-colored suit as the prophetic words that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial more than 40 years ...
When Robert Firth moved to Georgia to escape the icy winters of the Midwest for his retirement years, he wanted to become more involved in community activities.
A train derailed in Social Circle Monday evening after a section of rail broke off, according to the Social Circle Department of Public Safety. About seven cars, some filled with plastic pellets and the rest empty, derailed under the East Hightower Trail bridge about 7 p.m., breaking a city water line in the process, according to SCDPS Chief Steve Shelton.
After thirty years of service in the hardware industry, Bill Clegg has decided to call it quits. As the owner and operator of the Ace Hardware in Social Circle, Clegg has decided to hand over the reigns to his son Joel Clegg. "I'm leaving the store in good hands," said Clegg. "Of course I will miss the people. A lot of the customers are like family and friends since I have been here so long."
Social Circle moved one step closer to another annexation of more than 300 acres of Newton County land Monday night. The city council received a petition at a called meeting to annex a total of 342.6 acres.
The Social Circle Boys and Girls Club received a little tender loving care Dec. 6 and 7 as club members, staffers and volunteers came together to repaint and renovate the building.
There's nothing quite like the magic of Broadway to put the theater bug in a kid, and students from Social Circle Theater will be having a heavy dose of the stuff in just a few weeks.
First Thanksgiving: Brandy Davis tends the replica of the first Thanksgiving supper, created by Joseph Hurt, by the gift shop at the Blue Willow Inn in Social Circle. Hurt is the creator of the Joseph Hurt Creationist and Natural History Museum at the newly opened Blue Willow Village.