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Perry’s Farmers Market Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Perry’s Farmers Market Celebrates National Farmers Market Week The Perry Farmers’ Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 7-13, 2022. National Farmers Market Week is an annual celebration of farmers markets coordinated by the Farmers Market Coalition, a membership-based nonprofit organization that supports farmers markets nationwide through training, technical assistance, and network-building. This year, the campaign is...



City of Perry Launches New Local Government Podcast

City of Perry Launches New Local Government Podcast The City of Perry’s Communications Office is launching the Inside Perry podcast to give listeners an inside look at Perry’s local government. "The Inside Perry Podcast is another channel for us to communicate information about the City of Perry in an informal and fun way,” says Communications Manager, Tabitha Clark. “We’ll discuss topics such as City operations, events, and other interests of City residents and...



City of Perry Launches Youth Advisory Council

City of Perry Launches Youth Advisory Council The City of Perry is accepting applications for the City’s first Youth Advisory Council. This program gives students the opportunity to provide their input on the City’s decision-making process, participate in projects that will benefit the community, and instill a sense of civic responsibility. “Facilitating enhanced communication with Perry’s youth is a key strategy in Council’s strategic plan. We look forward to offering...



Perry Begins Automated School Zone Enforcement August 1

Perry Begins Automated School Zone Enforcement August 1 The Perry Police Department will begin automated school zone enforcement in designated areas beginning August 1 using cameras. Visible signage is installed at Tucker Elementary, Morningside Elementary, Mossy Creek Middle, and Perry High warning drivers the school zones are enforced by cameras. The cameras will operate during school zone hours posted on the street. Cameras at Perry Middle and Matt Arthur Elementary will be...



New Closing Times Announced for Passive Parks

New Closing Times Announced for Passive Parks The City’s passive park parking lots will now close at 10:00 p.m. each day. This applies to the following parks: Heritage Oaks Park (unless an authorized event is occurring) Pine Needle Park Hafley Park Barbara Calhoun Park (unless the tennis courts are rented) Rotary Centennial Park This new policy does not affect Creekwood Park or Rozar Park. For more information about all City parks, visit the City of Perry Parks...



A2Z Band to Perform at the 2nd Perry Presents Concert of the Season

The City of Perry will host Perry Presents at Heritage Oaks Park on Friday, July 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The A2Z Band will perform live on the lawn from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. After, DJ Mixmaster T will spin a variety of hits from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Vendors will be onsite selling food, beverages, and dessert options. A ticket is NOT required for entry. This event is free. Parking is limited and entry is on a first come, first serve basis. No entry is allowed after the...



Perry Branch Gravity Sewer Project Update

Perry Branch Gravity Sewer Project Update The City is beginning work on the Perry Branch Gravity Sewer Upgrades project, extending from Tucker Road to Kings Chapel Road along Perry Branch. The project includes the installation of a new gravity sewer pipeline parallel to the existing sewer within easements on private property. The project's purpose is to abandon an approximately 50-year-old dilapidated sewer pipeline and install a new, larger gravity sewer. This is needed to reduce...



"Rock the Ribbon Night" Takes Over Food Truck Friday

Historic Downtown Perry will host Food Truck Friday on Friday, July 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Rock the Ribbon Night is this month’s theme. Attendees are encouraged to wear the color or ribbon that reflects their special cause. “We invite attendees to wear ribbons or apparel in the color(s) of a cause that is meaningful to them, such as a pink ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness or a multi-colored puzzle pattern for Autism Awareness,” says Special Events Coordinator, Anya...



Mayor and Council Recognize Long-Time Perry Business Owner Foster Rhodes

Mayor and Council Recognize Long-Time Perry Business Owner Foster Rhodes Robert Foster Rhodes, long-time Perry business owner, was recognized by Perry Mayor and Council for his leadership in the community and numerous contributions to the City of Perry and Houston County. Mr. Rhodes, among his other accomplishments, was instrumental in helping establish the Georgia National Fairgrounds and key member of the Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority. “I extend my personal best...



Mayor & Council Recognize Larry Walker For Public Service

Mayor & Council Recognize Larry Walker For Public Service Perry native, Larry Walker, was recognized by Perry Mayor and Council for his leadership and authority in the legal and political fields in our community. Mayor Walker stated, “I proclaim the City’s profound appreciation and recognition of Larry Walker for his dedicated commitment to the citizens of Perry. I extend my personal best wishes upon his retirement of nearly six decades of public service and for continued success...



Fire Marshal Awarded Georgia Chief Fire Officer Certification

Fire Marshal Awarded Georgia Chief Fire Officer Certification City of Perry Fire Marshal, Darryl Kitchens, was awarded the Georgia Chief Fire Officer Certification by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs. The program was developed to ensure that Georgia fire departments have qualified, credentialed, and professional leaders and managers overseeing their departments and personnel. Applicants must meet specific pre-requisites and complete several hours of training. Battalion Chief...



Water Disruption/Boil Water Advisory in New Haven Subdivision CANCELED

UPDATE: As of July 7, 2022 at 9:25 A.M., the boil water advisory for New Haven residents has been lifted. Residents can continue normal water use. A water main break in the New Haven subdivision earlier this morning caused water disruption in this area. Crews worked to replace the pipe and water is now on. In order to protect the public from a potential health hazard, all citizens that have experienced water outages and/or low water pressures are advised to “boil” all...



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