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Firefighters and Citizens Receive Life Safe Award

Firefighters and Citizens Receive Life Safe Award In July, Perry Fire and Emergency Services (PFES) responded to a call regarding a reported person down at Planet Fitness in Perry. When crews arrived, they found an unresponsive female laying on the floor inside the facility. Perry Fire Lieutenant Gerald Michel and his son, D’Andre Brisson, were at the gym off-duty witnessed the woman collapse and immediately went to assist her. The woman was not breathing or had a pulse. The men...



Main Street Advisory Board Hosts Harvest Dinner Fundraiser

Main Street Advisory Board Hosts Harvest Dinner Fundraiser Purchase Tickets The Perry Main Street Board Promotions Committee will host their popular Harvest Dinner in Historic Downtown Perry on October 20. The evening includes dinner, two drink tickets, and live entertainment from The Flying Ivories. Appetizer: Spinach and Artichoke dip with crostini and grits fritters topped with tomato bacon jam from Acres & Oak Kitchen and Orleans on Carroll Street Entree: Chicken...



Christmas Parade 2022

Join us on December 3 at 10 a.m. for the City of Perry Winter Wonderland Christmas Parade! We encourage all who are interested in participating in this year’s parade to view the entry guidelines and rules at https://perry-ga.gov/christmasparade.



Sewer Master Plan Earns Community Achievement Award

Sewer Master Plan Earns Community Achievement Award The Georgia Association of Zoning Administrators awarded the City of Perry with the 2022 Community Achievement Award for the City’s Sewer Master Plan. As the City of Perry continues to grow quickly, averaging about 500 new single-family residential units per year, there was a need to develop a Sewer Master Plan to help plan the necessary, significant improvements to the City’s system. “The Perry Sewer Master Plan is an...



City of Perry Soliciting Artwork for Black History Month Art Contest

City of Perry Soliciting Artwork for Black History Month Art Contest The City of Perry is hosting a free Black History Month art contest to showcase local art on banners as part of the annual Black History Month banner project in February 2023. The mission of the City of Perry's Black History Month celebration is to connect all citizens with knowledge and reflection on the varied accomplishments of our African American community. To submit artwork to the City of Perry for...



“80’s All Nite” Closes Out This Year’s Food Truck Friday Events

“80’s All Nite” Closes Out This Year’s Food Truck Friday Events The final Food Truck Friday of the year is scheduled for Friday, September 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Historic Downtown Perry. “80’s All Nite” is this month’s theme. Attendees are encouraged to wear their best 80’s inspired outfits. This event features more than 20 food and beverage vendors, live entertainment from Echospeed, and free family activities. Carroll, Ball, and Jernigan Streets...



Labor Day Trash Pickup Schedule

HOLIDAY TRASH PICKUP Applies to the week of September 5, 2022. Residential, Commercial, and Recycling pickup will run one day behind schedule. Yard debris and bulk waste pickup will run the normal route except for Monday. Those with normal Monday pickups will be picked up throughout the week.



City of Perry Kicks Off Fall Film Series

City of Perry Kicks off Fall Film Series The City of Perry kicks off the Fall Film Series at Heritage Oaks Park on Friday, September 2 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The featured film, Remember The Titans, will be the first of 4 films to play on the big screen this fall. Free popcorn and activities will be available for the whole family to enjoy during the movie. “22 years ago, the Perry High School marching band can be found cheering for the Titans during their performances in the 2000...



Historic Preservation Commission Seeking Members

Historic Preservation Commission Seeking Members The City of Perry’s newly adopted Historic Preservation Commission is seeking interested Perry residents to submit a membership application. The commission will support, identify, and determine the historical, cultural, and aesthetic heritage of the City of Perry. The City is committed to the preservation of Perry’s heritage and historical assets. Perry Historic Preservation Commission Ordinance Commission Member...



Economic Development Brief - August 2022

Economic Development Brief – August 2022



City of Perry Receives Designation as Broadband Ready Community

City of Perry Receives Designation as Broadband Ready Community The City of Perry was designated as a “Broadband Ready Community” by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs earlier this week. A “Broadband Ready Community” exhibits collaboration and innovation by identifying broadband as essential infrastructure in furthering the community. “The City of Perry’s Broadband Ready designation demonstrates we are embracing technology and recognize this infrastructure is...



Historic Downtown Perry Features Deals During Sidewalk Sale

Historic Downtown Perry Features Deals During Sidewalk Sale The Historic Downtown Perry merchants will host the bi-annual Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, August 20, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The annual Sidewalk Sale seeks to bring residents and visitors an opportunity to shop the downtown stores at discounted prices as they prepare for the fall season. “The Downtown Perry Sidewalk Sale happens twice a year. This sale is a great opportunity for participants to support local...



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