Articles by Rebecca Burns

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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…







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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…







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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…







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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…







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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…







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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.