Downtown Hotel in LaGrange, GA Sets the Stage for Sweetland Success

LAGRANGE, GEORGIA – Construction is nearing the end on the $2.7 million Courtyard Marriott Hotel in downtown LaGrange, GA and is expected to open late fall of 2017. The addition of this hotel will boost Hotel/Motel tax revenues to an estimated $175,000 each year, according to city officials. These tax dollars, which is a five percent charge on hotel stays, go towards several city projects but were especially instrumental in the startup of Sweetland Ampitheatre, a project of the Downtown LaGrange Development Authority (DLDA). “The Courtyard Marriott will generate about…

Read More

The Fight to Reduce the Number of Homeless Dogs in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SF Animal Control & Care reported there were nearly 6,000 dogs homeless or in the shelter in San Francisco within the fiscal years of 2015 and 2016. In order to help combat this issue, city-sanctioned organizations such as the San Francisco SPCA Mission and Pacific Heights Adoption Centers joined forces with Clear the Shelters for the weekend of August 19, during which all adoption fees for pets currently in the shelter were waived. Another organization, Northern California (NorCal) Golden Retriever Rescue, focused its efforts on finding permanent homes for purebred…

Read More