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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Seven historic structures are featured stops on Saturday for the Historic Preservation Society of Social Circle's annual home tour.
Brody Kyle Ingram of troop 316, Social Circle, received the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony held at Newton Baptist Church on Saturday. In order to achieve this prestigious rank, Ingram has to earn no fewer than 21 merit badges and had to complete a community service project. His work involved building an extra wall to separate two classrooms in the church.
Social Circle residents will pay more for water and sewer service beginning in October.
The Social Circle fair has returned to town to fill the night with bright lights, jovial sounds and delicious smells through Saturday.
All play, no work: Social Circle held the official ribbon cutting ceremony for its new playground at City Park on Friday morning. The Park was provided by Social Circle Better Hometown.
"Be the boss of you" is the slogan for the Boss Brothers Breast Cancer Trail Ride, which is focused on raising money for people in the local area fighting the tough fight against this formidable foe.
"It's summertime and the living is easy," wrote DuBose Heyword, lyricist for George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess. In Social Circle, the living is not so easy given preparations for the beginning of school on Aug. 9, and the scurry of preparations for many fall events. We have had a few noteworthy happenings this summer:
Social Circle Council Member David Keener received the prestigious Certificate of Recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's 77th Annual Convention in Savannah on June 28.
Last week at Social Circle's city council meeting, resident Lurie Maddox called on the council to do something unexpected: resign.
The proposed 2010-2011 budget was presented to the Social Circle city council at a public hearing held Tuesday night.
Social Circle Better Hometown announced Tuesday morning that several areas in Social Circle have been declared an Opportunity Zone by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. It is the 33rd such zone in Georgia.
The American Competitive Trail Horse Association will be organizing a Ride for Horses event on June 13. Each state across the country will host an ACTHA-sanctioned ride and, in doing so successfully, will be entered into Guinness World Records for the largest competitive ride ever held. Georgia's participation in the event will be held at Peters Creek Farms in Social Circle.
Shakespeare had a pretty dim view of life. For example, Macbeth described life as "a walking player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more." In Social Circle, however, we do a lot of strutting upon the stage, but the reverberations are loud and long lasting. For one thing, folks in our city are starting to think and act globally. For instance, Social Circle Primary School and Social ...
The Social Circle Kruizers will be holding their first Memorial Day car show and barbecue in downtown Social Circle on Monday. Current and past members of the military and their immediate families are invited and will be fed for free. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the family of Morgan County volunteer firefighter Keven Stephenson, who was injured two months ago in a car accident. Proceeds will help his family, including his 18-month-old daughter.
The Social Circle city council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday evening that de-annexes all Social Circle land in Newton County effective immediately.