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Lane Closure on Elko Road

LANE CLOSURE | ELKO ROAD Elko Road, just south of Perry Parkway, is down to one lane due to instability of the shoulder near the roadway. A message board and traffic cones/barrels have been placed to divert traffic around the affected area. The situation will continue to be monitored and updates will be provided as they become available.



Perry Officers Arrest Suspect for Entering Autos

On January 12, 2023, the Perry Police Department arrested Reshawn Brown (25 YOA) from Macon Georgia for 17 counts of Entering Automobile, 15 counts of Criminal Trespass, 2 counts of Criminal Damage of Property and 1 count Loitering. On January 6, 2023, the Perry Police Department along with the Criminal Investigation was called out to 1502 Sam Nunn Boulevard, Holiday Inn Express in reference to multiple vehicles that had been entered. Detective Aaron Conner was able to identify Brown as one...



Perry Officers Arrest Dollar General Employee for Theft

On January 23, 2023, the Perry Police Department responded to the Dollar General on Plaza Drive, Perry, Georgia in reference to a theft. Once the officers arrived at the scene it was discovered over 150 fraudulent transactions were made by an employee who was employed by Dollar General. The employee was identified as Vanessa Monique Brownlee, 32 YOA, from Warner Robins, Georgia. Dollar General officials estimate the loss as being upward of $80,000.00. Brownlee was taken into custody and...



Duncan Avenue to Close For Sewer Line Replacement Project

Beginning next week, Duncan Avenue will be closed due to the Perry Branch sewer line replacement project. The closure is expected to last 3 weeks or until the project is complete.



Mayor and Council Recognize Houston County Commissioner Tommy Stalnaker

Mayor and Council were delighted to recognize former Houston County Commissioner Tommy Stalnaker and his wife, Sandy, for their dedicated years of service to all of Houston County the past five decades. We wish them the best in their retirement!



City Offices Closed for MLK, Jr. Holiday | Monday, January 16

All non-essential City offices will be closed on Monday, January 16 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Need an answer to a question? Use our Perry Points texting system. Text “HELLO” to (888) 49-PERRY (73779) to begin the conversation! More information: https://perry-ga.gov/perry-points.



UPDATED - Perry Begins Automated School Zone Enforcement

Perry Begins Automated School Zone Enforcement August 1 Update – January 6, 2023 Cameras at Matt Arthur Elementary School (Highway 127) and Perry Middle (Perry Parkway) are active as of January 6, 2023. The cameras will target speeders exceeding more than ten (10+) miles per hour over the posted speed limit in school zones. Beginning January 6, the police department will provide a 30-day warning period for drivers to get use to the new enforcement tool. Those speeding in...



City of Perry’s Bond Rating Upgraded

City of Perry’s Bond Rating Upgraded Moody’s Investor Service upgraded the City of Perry’s general obligation unlimited tax (GOULT) rating to Aa2 from Aa3. The issuer rating reflects the City’s ability to repay debt and debt-like obligations without consideration of any pledge, security, or structural features. The GOULT rating applies to various revenue bonds issued by the Perry Public Facilities Authority but backed by the City’s GOULT pledge. The Aa2 issuer rating...



Alan Everidge Appointed Chief of Police for the City of Perry

Alan Everidge Appointed Chief of Police for the City of Perry Perry Mayor and Council appointed Alan Everidge as the City’s Police Chief during their January 3, 2023, council meeting. Chief Everidge joined the Perry Police Department as the patrol commander in 2021. He was named interim police chief in July 2022. He began his law enforcement career in 1987 with the majority of his time serving at the Houston County Sheriff’s Office. He served in the patrol and traffic divisions...



Perry Leisure Services Sports Complex Survey

Perry Leisure Services Sports Complex Survey The City of Perry has appointed a committee to research the feasibility of developing a multi-field athletics facility. The purpose of this survey is to gauge the interest and support of the community. The deadline to complete the survey is January 15. Complete the Survey



Perry Celebrates New Year’s Eve with 10th Annual Buzzard Drop

Perry Celebrates New Year’s Eve with 10th Annual Buzzard Drop The 10th Annual Buzzard Drop will take place in Downtown Perry on December 31 from 7:00 P.M. to midnight. This event features free live entertainment and an interactive Kiddie Countdown for families with young kids to celebrate New Year’s Eve without having to miss bedtime. The Kiddie Countdown begins at 8:00 p.m. Participating downtown restaurants and stores will remain open. DJ Mix Master T will begin at 7:00...



Holly Wharton Appointed City of Perry Economic Development Director

Holly Wharton Appointed City of Perry Economic Development Director Perry Mayor and Council appointed Holly Wharton as the City’s Economic Development Director during their December 20, 2022, council meeting. Mrs. Wharton will spearhead the continued efforts of ensuring Perry is a quality community in which to conduct business and an attractive community in which to grow or locate a new business. She previously served as the City of Perry’s Community Planner. Before coming to...



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