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City promotes local vendor use

City Council is giving local vendors a leg up on regional and national competition. On Feb. 22, City Council unanimously approved Ordinace 0-1102-001 to amend the purchasing policies and procedures to add a section entitled “Local Vendor Preference Provisions.” The ordinance gives local vendors an advantage when competing for city contracts. The ordinance states that [...]

March 10th, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Bill strives to bring more retirees to city

Capitals, columns and culture — that and Milledgeville’s exceptional climate are on their way to be certified as the perfect blend for retirees nationwide. Rep. Rusty Kidd introduced a bill early last month that would create a pilot program to test what state retirement community certification would do for marketing Georgia to retirees. “A lot [...]

March 3rd, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Public? Safety Report

Popping pills February 26 at 12:47 a.m. Sgt. Reonas observed a male passed out on a bench in front of Chops, according to Public Safety. Contact was made with a male, who was disoriented and incoherent. While the male was rummaging through his pockets, Sgt. Reonas observed him pull out a small piece of cigarette [...]

March 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Public Safety Report | Read More »

Public? Safety Report

Risky Racquetball, Shattered Glass February 18 at 8:57 p.m. Officer Purvis was dispatched to Centennial Center in reference to damage to property, according to Public Safety. Contact was made with a male, who stated that while playing racquetball, his leg hit the glass door and shattered it. The male suffered a cut to the back [...]

February 28th, 2011 | Posted in Public Safety Report | Read More »

Public Safety Report

‘Taze me then’ February 6 at 12:13 a.m. Sgt. Reonas observed a male leaving Parkhurst Hall, who was very unsteady on his feet, according to Public Safety. He kept tripping and staggering and eventually tripped over a planter and falling face first on the sidewalk. Contact was made with the male at Velvet Elvis. Investigations [...]

February 10th, 2011 | Posted in Public Safety Report | Read More »

SGA tables resolution on Joiner

An attempt by the Student Government Association to formally express student discontent over City Councilman Phillip Joiner continuing to serve in his elected office has fizzled out silently over the past two weeks.

February 10th, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »