Third Annual Perry Buzzard Drop!

December 28, 2015

Make plans now to attend the Third Annual Perry Buzzard Drop! Beginning at 9:00 p.m. in Downtown Perry, Middle Georgia’s premier New Years Eve event will feature live entertainment, food and beverages, a dance contest, and of course, Bob the Buzzard, as we ring in 2016! For more information on this free event visit the Perry Buzzard Drop website or connect through the Perry Buzzard Drop facebook page.

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Perry named a “Top Small City” in Georgia!

December 18, 2015

The accolades for Perry keep rolling in! has named Perry one of “The Top 17 Small Cities in Georgia”! Check out the article and discover why we were chosen below. Top 17 Small Cities in Georgia

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First Friday: Paints, Performers, and Pints!

December 3, 2015

Come out tomorrow for the First Friday Event “Paints, Performers, and Pints” in Downtown Perry and support Kids Yule Love! Starting at 6:00 p.m. make plans to be Downtown to celebrate Friday and the holidays. Downtown merchants will be open until 9:00 p.m. so you can check some items off your holiday shopping list and support local businesses. Local artisans will be in attendance with their wares, a silent auction will be set up in Roughton Park, and carolers will be caroling! Click here for more information and to download the flyer! Click here for more information on Kids Yule Love!    

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Form-Based Code: We Want Your Input!

December 2, 2015

The City is working to develop and implement form-based code starting with the General Courtney Hodges Boulevard corridor. This exciting new development code will allow property owners to utilize their property for a wider range of uses, guide development in the corridor, and make properties more attractive and marketable. The new code will be a land development ordinance amendment that fosters predictable built results and a high-quality public realm by using physical form (rather than separation of uses) as the organizing principle for the code. Form-based code is a progressive, valuable tool available to local governments that, when used appropriately and tailored to meet the unique goals and needs of community, can promote favorable community growth, economic development, and general community redevelopment. Your input into this project is critical! Please makes plans to participate in the next part of the public input process, the Two-Day Charrette. The Two-Day Charrette will take place December 7-8, 2015 here in Perry at City Hall (1211 Washington Street) in the Council Chambers. For this event there will be an open house each afternoon from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. where staff will receive public input and comment and work with the community in developing a code that benefits everyone. Drop by any time. If you cannot make these dates/times, let us know and we can assist with making sure your voice is heard on this important matter. Please do not hesitate to contact Robert Smith, Economic Development Director with the City of Perry via phone [(478) 988-2757] or email ( for any questions you may have or for further information.    

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