Marietta Man Killed, Four Others Injured in Powder Springs Road Accident
A man was killed in an accident on Powder Springs Road in Marietta on Saturday, July 14, when his Honda Accord moved into the path of an oncoming vehicle.
The driver of the black 1999 Honda Accord, while traveling northbound on Powder Springs Road near Pamela Circle, failed to maintain his lane and collided with a silver 2002 BMW X5.
Halpern Enterprises Talks About Plans for Belmont Hills
The developer for Belmont Hills cautiously confirmed what Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon hinted at in his State of the City Address last week—there could be some new plans for the mixed use development announced in the coming months.
“We’re in the beginning process of moving forward with our Belmont project,” said Steve West, Halpern Enterprise’s vice president of development. “The first step of that was to meet with city leaders and talk about zoning because that was something we needed to change some of. We met with them to try to determine if they thought our possible changes were something they would support. That was a very early step in the process.”
Firemen to Get Treadmills From Grant
Douglas County has been selected by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) to receive one of 50 employee health promotion and wellness incentive grants awarded State-wide to promote worksite programs designed to enhance the health and wellness of County employees and family members.
The $5,000 grant to the Board of Commissioners will be used to purchase and install treadmills at Douglas County Fire Stations to continue a multi-year fitness program with the Fire/EMS Department. In addition, employees will be offered a confidential health assessment program using a Health Risk Appraisal, with blood pressure screening and health improvement feedback.
Austell's Making Strides to Clean Up City
Austell's newest city council member is making good on her campaign promises to help clean up the city so that it can attract new businesses.
On Wednesday, Austell City Council members and Mayor Joe Jerkins met to discuss solutions for cars without proper tags, tarps draped over improperly stored items and unkempt properties, according to the Marietta Daily Journal.