Thursday, July 30, 2009

GNB Update

One more day until Friday...Here's the news...

A big housing grant for both Macon and Bibb County. reports that plans for the $1.5 million housing development will go forward. That comes despite a vote by the Macon City Council that could've ended the partnership. The paperwork must be submitted to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs by Friday.

139 new police officers hitting the streets. That's what Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin promised on Thursday, as she announced a new initiative to add more cops to the beat. The Associated Press reports that the new program was started because of criticism about the response to crime in Atlanta. 27 officers start their new jobs on September 15.

Georgia's sales tax holiday is underway. reports that a four percent sales tax will be waived on items such as clothing and school supplies. The holiday started Thursday, and runs through Sunday.

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