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Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity dedicates 200th home

Lovejoy’s new Hannah Springs subdivision on East Lovejoy Road was a place of great rejoicing Saturday morning as Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity staff, volunteers, community supporters and homeowners celebrated the dedication of the organization’s 200th home since its inception … Continue reading

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Lovejoy FallFest 2017 is Saturday, Sept. 9

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Wayne Woods named Lovejoy Chief of Police

Interim Lovejoy Police Chief Wayne Woods is now the city’s permanent chief after the mayor and city council made the announcement at their June meeting. According to Mayor Bobby Cartwright, the city advertised the position in April and received eight … Continue reading

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Mayor Cartwright honored by Kiwanis

Mayor Bobby Cartwright was honored at the June Lovejoy City Council meeting for his contributions to and support of the Kiwanis International organization and its campaign to eradicate maternal and neonatal tetanus worldwide. John Holley, Georgia district chairman for Kiwanis … Continue reading

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Home for at-risk girls planned for Lovejoy area

Faith-based organization Gigi’s House announced recently it is planning to build two homes in the South Metro Atlanta area in the coming months to serve girls who are at risk of becoming victims of sex trafficking. One of those homes … Continue reading

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Michael Era named Lovejoy Police Officer of the Month

Lovejoy Police Officer Michael Era was on Monday night presented with the city’s first-ever Officer of the Month award. Interim Police Chief Wayne Woods explained during the Lovejoy City Council meeting that his leadership team rolled out the recognition program … Continue reading

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The Home Depot helps launch second Lovejoy Habitat neighborhood

Hundreds of hard working volunteers from The Home Depot and their vendor partners teamed up with Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity friday to raise the walls on five new homes in Lovejoy’s new Hannah Springs subdivision. Located on the portion … Continue reading

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Car hauler stranded on Lovejoy railroad tracks

If you were one of the many motorists inconvenienced, or perhaps entertained, Sunday afternoon when a low-riding car hauler bottomed out at a railroad crossing in Lovejoy, these photos we took may be of interest to you. While we’re not … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A Doubles Investment in Team Member College Education

Chick-fil-A announced this week a new initiative that will more than double the company’s investment in Team Members’ college educations – providing $4.9 million in scholarships in 2017 alone, as well as access to tuition discounts and other benefits at … Continue reading

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Lovejoy Fall Fest begins at 1 p.m.

The 2016 Lovejoy Fall Fest opens today at 1 p.m., with the popular Kid Zone running from 2-6 p.m., and here are a few pictures from the setup this morning. Remember, Hastings Bridge Road (GA Hwy. 3) is blocked from … Continue reading

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