Archive for February, 2009

Georgia Rides to the Capitol

Tweet W H O Metro Atlanta Mayors Association (MAMA), Georgia Bikes!, and event sponsors will host over 1,000 cyclists from the metro Atlanta region. Police-escorted rides will depart from Decatur and Roswell led respectively by Mayor Bill Floyd and Mayor Jere Wood as well as other mayors and public officials from the region. W H […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Tweet The City of Roswell Environmental/Public Works will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, March 7. This event is for Roswell residents only and pre-registration is required by March 5. This year, items accepted include: automotive fluids (except motor oil and anti-freeze), household cleaners, liquid/solid pesticides, pool chemicals, bleach, aerosol cans including spray […]

SmyrnaVinings.com Weekly Contests

Tweet Although not related to the community of Roswell, I wanted to inform you about an opportunity on one of our sister sites. SmyrnaVinings.com is a community website much like this one, however it is a bit further along…recently celebrating its second birthday. The usage of social media is growing and for SmyrnaVinings.com to be […]

Georgia Homebuyer Tax Credit

Tweet It’s still preliminary, but the state of Georgia is working on a homebuyer tax credit in addition to the $8,000 tax credit passed by the federal government last month. Georgia residents who buy a home would get a three-year tax credit under legislation that easily passed the House today. Under the bill, home purchasers […]

Website Shows How Much Georgia Schools Spend

Tweet Over $14 billion dollars is spent and spread across Georgia’s 180 school systems and more than 2,000 schools. That’s a lot of money. Where does it go? Who gets what? The Georgia Public Policy Foundation recently unveiled an interactive website that tracks how the money is spread and how it is spent. The spending […]

First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Tweet Yes, the economy is in the dumps, but if you disregard the media’s portrayal of the current housing forecast you will see that it is actually quite favorable for homebuyers…especially “first-time homebuyers”.  While housing prices may continue to drop, mortgage rates are at historical lows and there are plenty of government programs to help […]

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