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City of Perry Celebrates Distinguished African Americans During Black History Month

The City of Perry is celebrating Black History Month by recognizing distinguished African Americans who made an impact on Perry. Banners celebrating prominent Perry natives are placed along Historic Downtown Perry and General Courtney Hodges Boulevard with their picture and lists significant contributions to the community. Council Member Phyllis Bynum-Grace spearheaded this project and worked with City staff to make this recognition a reality. Her mission was to connect all...

City Hires Downtown Manager

The City of Perry is thrilled to welcome Ms. Jazmin Thomas as the new Downtown Manager. An integral part of the Perry team, Ms. Thomas will be the “eyes and ears” of the City in the Downtown Development District. She will serve as the liaison between the City and District property owners, businesses, and visitors. “Our historic downtown is at the heart of what makes Perry a great place to live, work, and play. We’re excited for Ms. Thomas to continue the great work of promoting...

Rozar Park Playground Closed Due to Construction

Beginning Monday, January 25 the Rozar Park playground will be closed due to construction. The closure is expected to last for two weeks. In the meantime, we invite you to explore one of our other fantastic parks! Barbara Calhoun Park (1802 Tucker Road) features a tennis court, small playground area, and picnic tables. Creekwood Park (110 Ida Lasseter Circle) has a large playground and picnic area, Traffic Park, and White Tail Trail linking to Perry’s beautiful nature trail...

Virtual Work Session & Council Meeting | February 1-2, 2021

Due to COVID-19 concerns – the February 1, 2021 work session and February 2, 2021 council meeting will be closed to general public attendance. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 50-14-1(g), the meetings are available to the public via teleconference and Facebook live streaming. The meetings begin at 5:00 p.m. To join the meeting by phone: Dial (425) 436-6367 Access Code: 850369 If you choose this option, you will need to mute your phone. To join the meeting by Facebook. This will allow you...

COVID-19 Adjustments

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Houston County- we are implementing adjustments to City services. The adjustments are anticipated to last through January 2021 and then reassessed. City’s COVID-19 protocols

Perry in 5

Happy New Year 2021! Here’s what’s happening in Perry this month. – Record commercial and residential growth – 2020 was an award winning year for the City of Perry – Stay connected through the Your Perry app – Special Events in 2021 – Moving forward to a bright future

A Message From Mayor Walker

COVID-19 cases are up in Houston County. Mayor Walker encourages everyone to stay safe by following CDC guidelines: Wear a mask when social distancing isn’t possible. Wash your hands frequently with soap or hand sanitize. Maintain social distance by keeping 6 feet between yourself and other people. Learn more at

Bob’s Digital Drop

The City of Perry’s annual Buzzard Drop event is a New Year’s Eve traditional celebrated by thousands annually! This year, we will be hosting the event online with Bob’s Digital Drop! This New Year’s Eve, tune in from the comfort of your home to the City of Perry’s Facebook page as we host the Kiddie Countdown at 9 PM and again at 12 AM for the Buzzard Drop! A limited number of FREE Kiddie Countdown Kits* will be available for curbside pickup outside of the Worrall Center at...

Smoke Testing | Massee Lane

ESG Operations, Inc. employees will smoke test the City’s sewer main in the Massee Lane area on December 23, 2020. The testing will begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. They will blow non-toxic smoke into the sewer main to locate leaks in the sewer system and service locations. Massee Lane residents will need to run water in all drains to ensure the p-traps are full of water. This will keep smoke from entering the home. Affected residents will receive a typed notice from ESG...

Holiday Safety Reminders!

We’re so excited to celebrate the holidays this week! Here’s a few holiday safety reminders and suggestions to have a safe holiday celebration!

Holiday Trash Pickup Schedule

Happy Holidays! City Hall is closed Thursday, December 24 – Friday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. Garbage & Recycling Collection Normal Friday route will pick up on Saturday, December 26. Yard Debris & Bulk Waste No pickup December 24-25. Normal pickup schedule resumes the following week.

Christmas Break – Camp In A Box

Perry Leisure Services is offering an excellent Christmas gift for your active and adventurous little one! Christmas Break Camp In A Box includes a Christmas science experiment, outdoor/indoor physical activities, games, crafts, and culinary activities. Activities are recommended for children ages 5 to 10 years old. Boxes are $10 and available for pickup at Perry Leisure Services located at 1060 Keith Drive. Accepted payment methods: debit, credit, and check. Cash is not...

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