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.
Page 1 of 1
Children of all ages enjoyed rides and games this week in Social Circle as the city held its annual fair.
Social Circle council members discussed and approved adjusting natural gas utility rates to increase the city's revenue at their meeting last Tuesday night.
Yesterday, my husband and I attended a performance at the Social Circle Dinner Theater of "Quilters," a musical with lyrics and music by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek. The play is based on the book "The Quilters: Woman and Domestic Art" by Patricia Cooper and Norma Bradley and had a brief run on Broadway in 1984. The play portrays the important role of quilting in the lives of pioneer women as they confronted and endured ...
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 voters said yes to Sunday alcohol sales during the primary election on Tuesday. Election results from the Walton County Board of Elections Office show that 390 people (57.44 percent) voted yes to Sunday package alcohol sales and 289 people (42.56 percent) people voted no. When it came to alcohol sales by the drink, 397 people (58.90 percent) voted yes and 277 (41.10 percent) people voted no. Social Circle city manager Doug White said ...
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.
Social Circle Council members approved the splitting of the Department of Public Safety into two divisions-police and fire- at Tuesday night's meeting. The separation would eliminate Tom Fox's position as director of public safety and leave the police and fire departments to have their own individual chiefs.
The Hot Rod's Diner of Social Circle is holding it's first car show from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 21. Residents can bring any type of car to the show.
Social Circle Council members approved the splitting of the Department of Public Safety into two divisions-police and fire- at Tuesday night's meeting.
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.
Old time baseball is coming to Social Circle Friday, as Legendary Entertainment is filming the final two scenes of the upcoming Jackie Robinson-inspired movie "42."
A worker at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle was arrested Monday and charged with stealing roughly $1.2 million from the business.
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 ...
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.
The Social Circle city council was presented with a third option on how it can restructure the internal organization of the Department of Public Safety for the next fiscal year.