The Social Circle Police Department took home three awards from the National Interdiction Conference in Nashville on April 2, including 2013 Investigator of the Year.
Celeste Sigman Dupree's 156-year-old house can soon call a new site home, thanks to an anonymous donor and other community members who fought for 10 years to raise the funds needed to save the historic building.
The Welcome Inn will soon be a memory. The building frequently seen on television in the late 80's on the NBC television hit series "in the heat of the night." Tadio Robinson with Enviro Masters told me he and his crew were there to remove hazardous materials including asbestos before the wrecking ball could do the rest. The complete destruction of the building should occur within the next week.
History was both represented and made at Social Circle's American Legion Post 332 Thursday night.
Celeste Sigman Dupree devoted the latter part of her life to saving some of Social Circle's oldest, most historic homes. Now, it's her home, a Greek Revival house built in 1858, that needs saving again.
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Social Circle council members agreed Tuesday to take the low bid for the continuing design phase of a sidewalk that would link the Blue Willow Inn and downtown.
The city had two proposals for the project, one for $44,500 from Urban Collage and one for more than $60,000 from Kimberly-Horne & Associates. All council members voted unanimously to continue working with Urban Collage (which had previously worked with the city).
The Social Circle City Council approved to temporary cut water and sewer fees in half to spur home construction.
A Social Circle plant was awarded by the EPA last week for its efforts in reducing energy consumption.
Social Circle resident Dana Baynes, 31, was shot and killed Sunday evening, while attending a party on Holly Street in Social Circle.
A Social Circle man was shot and killed while attending a party around 9:45 p.m. Sunday at 420 Holly St.
Social Circle City Schools superintendent Bettye Ray will retire at the end of June, ending a 31-year career as an educator and administrator. She delivered her intentions to the board of education at Thursday's meeting.
Our Social Circle Better Hometown Program Manager, Mike Miller, recently advised the BHTP Board of Directors that Zumafilmz, a film production company in Abilene, Texas, had selected our city as one of six small towns to be included in a film which portrays small town life in America.
Social Circle's remodeled Welcome Center had its official ribbon cutting Tuesday morning, eight months after a fire damaged the building.
A 23-year-old Social Circle man remains in the Walton County jail after being charged with molesting a juvenile female Sunday night.
On the MLK national holiday, my husband and I attended the annual birthday celebration at the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church here in Social Circle. You would need to have been there to witness the enthusiasm and energy expressed in this event. There was dancing, singing, skits and testimonials to honor the life and works of a truly remarkable man. And members of the congregation and guests felt free to express their praise and joy by singing and clapping or lifting their hands in worship of God. I'm sure that if Dr. King were looking down from the heavens, he ...
Now that he's Social Circle mayor, lifelong resident Hal Dally wants to continue to move the city forward by recruiting industry and improving the downtown, while preserving the town's character.
The Social Circle City Council unanimously approved a redistricting map Jan. 17 after reviewing multiple iterations the past few months.
Three of Social Circle's longest-serving, outgoing officials were honored by citizens Tuesday at the Blue Willow Inn.
Donald Poss may have saved the Blue Willow.
The Blue Willow Inn Restaurant will sell all the property surrounding the restaurant, including the historic mansion, as part of its bankruptcy plan, according to federal documents and restaurant management.