Loan Funds Available for Residential Energy Efficiency Improvements

July 28, 2016

In August 2010 The City of Perry was awarded a revolving loan grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to assist Perry property owners with energy efficiency improvements.   To date the loan program has been a success with providing a low interest loan for residential properties. There currently is funding available for homeowners who are in need of any of the following energy efficient improvements: Additional insulation Attic Radiant Barrier Central Air Conditioning Systems (15 Seer or higher) Central Heating Duct Leak Repair Ductless Mini-Split System ENERGY STAR® Front Loading Clothes Washers ENERGY STAR® Programmable Thermostats ENERGY STAR® Refrigerators ENERGY STAR® Water Heater Replacement Weatherization (caulking/weather-stripping) PLEASE NOTE REPLACEMENT WINDOWS AND ROOFS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE LOAN. Further information on the program can be obtained by contacting the City of Perry Community Development Department at 478.988.2720 or via email at

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Walk with Mayor and Council

July 18, 2016

Walk with Mayor and Council will be held in District 1 on July 26, 2016 starting at 5:30 pm.  The walk will begin at the entrance of Longbridge Subdivision.  The route will include Longbridge Way, Ousley Way, Tyndall Way, and Chautauga Way.  Hope to see you at the walk.

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Downtown Perry named Best Shopping Center in the “Best of the Best”

July 11, 2016

A number of downtown Perry businesses were recognized recently by the Macon Telegraph as the “Best of the Best” in Warner Robins and the surrounding area, including several businesses that won multiple awards, and Downtown Perry was named First Place as the Best Shopping Center. Congratulations to these businesses on their outstanding achievements. Downtown Perry businesses that were recognized: • Best Shopping Center – First Place – Downtown Perry • Best Baby Store – First Place – Sugarplum Tree • Best Book Store – First Place – Gottwals Books • Best Bridal Wear – Runner-up – Bridals by Gilbert • Best Children’s Store – First Place – Sugarplum Tree • Best Consignment Shop – Honorable Mention – Yes! It’s Consignment • Best Gift Shop – First Place – Ashley Marie’s Boutique • Best Men’s Store – First Place – Ashley Marie’s Boutique • Best Women’s Store – First Place – Ashley Marie’s Boutique • Best Caterer – First Place – The Perfect Pear Catering • Best Coffee Shop – Runner-up- The Coffee Cup on Carroll • Best Country Cooking – Honorable Mention – The Swanson • Best Fine Dining – Runner-up – The Swanson • Best Fried Chicken – Honorable Mention – Skipper John’s • Best Italian Food – Honorable Mention – Rusty’s Downtown Grill and Bar • Best Restaurant – Runner-up – The Swanson • Best Chiropractic Clinic – Runner-up – Patterson Chiropractic Center in Perry • Best Chiropractor – First Place – Dr. Craig Patterson at Patterson Chiropractic Center in Perry • Best Drug Store – Honorable Mention – Perry Drug Company • Best Optometrist –Honorable Mention – Dr. Rhonda Thompson at My Eye Dr. • Best Pharmacist – Runner-up – Ben Bartlett at Perry Drug Company • Best Commercial Real Estate Agent – First Place – Scott Free at Coldwell Banker Robbins and Free Realty • Best Commercial Real Estate Company – Runner-up – Coldwell Banker Robbins and Free Realty • Best Dry Cleaner – Honorable Mention – New Perry Cleaners • Best Home Décor and Organizing Services – Honorable Mention – Cossart Design • Dr. Paul Smith at Eyesight Associates in Fort Valley was named runner-up in Best Optometrist. He opened the Crossroads Family Eyecare practice on Carroll Street last year. Other Perry businesses that were recognized: • Best Furniture Store – Runner-up – Mobley Fine Furniture • Best Hardware Store – Runner-up – Ace Hardware and Garden Center in Perry • Best Sporting Goods Store – Honorable Mention – Brannen Outfitters • Best Domestic Car Dealer – First Place – Perry Ford • Best Domestic Car Dealer – Runner-up – Hamby Automotive • Best Domestic Car Dealer – Honorable Mention – Jeff Smith Chevrolet • Best Overall Car Dealer – Runner-up – Perry Ford • Best Buffet Restaurant – Runner-up – Oil Lamp Restaurant • Best Cafeteria – First Place – Oil Lamp Restaurant • Best Country Cooking – Runner-up – Oil Lamp Restaurant • Best Dental Practice – Smile Georgia Dental • Best Dentist – Runner-up – Dr. A.M. DeLoach at Smile Georgia Dental • Best Assisted Living Facility – Runner-up – Summerhill Senior […]

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