Sunday, March 24, 2013
The Patch directory is filled with local businesses of all kinds, from restaurants and retail shops to mechanics, schools and doctors.
There are some hundreds of business listings in the Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch directory. It's a useful resource providing contact information, hours of operation and a write up on each of the businesses. And Patch readers have the opportunity to rate the businesses on a scale of one to five with five stars being excellent and one star indicating a poor rating. Highlighted are five Lilburn-area businesses, or attractions, that need your feedback. If you've done business at one or more of the following, take a moment and give us your opinion. After clicking on the link to the business listing, look for "RATE THIS BUSINESS" directly below the business write up and give us your feedback. Don’t miss any Lilburn news. Subscribe to Lilburn-…
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Lilburn Arts Alliance recently held an open public meeting, and at it, members discussed a likely contest to design the city's new roundabout art.
The Lilburn Arts Alliance announced that a contest is brewing to design the city's roundabouts near the new City Hall building. According to an email from alliance leader Sonny Franks, the group "revealed an exciting" opportunity for artists to design proposals for the public art to be constructed with the new roundabouts along the realigned Main Street. No details are available just yet, but Franks said the contest would be limited to Georgia artists. (See attached layouts of the road, as well as a rendering of the new city hall building.) City council has not voted on any such contest. Also, city leaders have not decided yet what to do about a public art agreement already in the works. The city retained Dave Govedare, a resident of …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The city of Lilburn will hold a special called meeting on Nov. 5.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Lilburn City Council will hold a special called meeting Monday, Nov. 5, by Lilburn City. The agenda includes: House Bill 386 -- Energy Excise Tax Consideration of Energy Excise Tax Intergovernmental Agreement When is the meeting? 7:30 a.m., Nov. 5 Where is the meeting? City Hall, 76 Main Street, Lilburn
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Discussion at the work session and council meeting includes Main Street realignment, Blue Rooster, the Merit Board and more.
Lilburn City Council met on Sept. 10 for its regular work session and council meetings of the month. Here is a quick run-down of the major happenings and discussions. 1. Items for Discussion (work session): Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Summary: Norman Nash, chairman of the DDA, updated the mayor and council members regarding the Main Street alignment project. The DDA's reported that the organization owned six properties, including one property that is rented to St. Mary's Independent Living Extension, or S.M.I.L.E., for about $800 a month. Just prior to the meeting, Nash added, a final property went under contract to purchase. Because of the final agreement, there will be no taking of property, or eminent domain, city officials …
Friday, June 24, 2011
The first night of Lilburn Idol's eighth season was cancelled due to severe storms.
Friday evening thunderstorms and lightning stole opening night at Lilburn Idol. Prior to the downpour children and families camped out in Lilburn City Park, eager to enjoy the evening festivities. At 6:30 p.m., strong winds began to blow through the park and soon the area covered in picnic blankets and lawn chairs was abandoned. Sound technicians swiftly unplugged microphones and speakers to avoid water damage, and contestants were asked to meet inside the City Hall auditorium. Lilburn Idol policy allows for a 30-minute to an hour delay of performances due to inclement weather. However, Lilburn Police Lt. Robert Worley notified Mayor Diana Preston that the storm was just the beginning of a weather system moving through the area. Storms …