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Veteran’s Park Closure Schedule

Veteran’s Park will be closed this weekend (Jan 25-27) for the Ace Archery 3D Shoot. The park will be closed from Friday through Sunday to allow for set up and clean up.

Below is the list of scheduled closures for Veteran’s Park. Each date is a Friday night set up and Sunday tear down. If two days are listed then it is a two day event where they will hold a shoot both days, but the park will only be closed Friday – Sunday for all events.

February 9, 2019 – Ace Archery 3D Shoot

April 6, 2019 – Regional S3DA

April 20, 2019 – Ace Archery 3D Shoot

May 4, 2019 – ASA Qualifier

May 25 26, 2019 – State GBAA Target

June 1, 2019 – Ace Archery 3D Shoot

July 6, 2019 – Ace Archery 3D Shoot

August 10-11, 2019 – GBAA State #D

August 17, 2019 – Hunting Shoot

City Installs New Sludge Dewatering System

For several months Water Reclamation (sewer treatment). Has been using a temporary sludge dewatering system to ensure compliance with local and state standards.  The hard work by Jay Link (Superintendent) and Tyler Kitchens (Operator) has allowed contractors to complete installation of a brand new sludge dewatering system making it even better than before.  Jay’s tenacity and knowledge of all treatment processes allowed his plant to meet all EPA and EPD standards while construction was ongoing.  Hats of to Jay and his staff for always keeping the citizens safe.

Road Work Scheduled for Jan 21-25

Road WorkStarting Monday, January 21, contractors will be pouring concrete and laying asphalt at the intersection of Cherokee Road and Hightower Trail. Look for lane closures periodically throughout the week. Work should be completed by Friday, January 25. Contractors will also be installing a crosswalk across North Cherokee at Pinnacle Bank.

Community Meeting Scheduled for Rezone Request

Notice to the Public
The City of Social Circle

 The City of Social Circle will hold a Community Meeting on January 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM at 138 E. Hightower Trail, The Community Room.

The City has a Request to Rezone and make a Subdivision on property off Thurman Baccus Road from Agricultural (AG) to Agricultural 2 (AG2)   Map SC230-00000-004-000, Tract 1, Tract 2, and Tract 3. A request for a Subdivision of the property. The Signs are posted on the property on both sides of Thurman Baccus Road. The E.C. Peters Estate.

Drawings showing the property and the Subdivision of lots will be available at the meeting and are available at City Hall for viewing.

Road Closure Dec 5, 9-4

Georgia Power will close South Cherokee Rd at the bridge tomorrow (12/5) from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm for utility work related to the bridge replacement project. The road will only be closed for the one day and there will be temporary detours posted to direct traffic around the closure. Passenger vehicles will be able to access the downtown area.
We will post the detour locations and routes later today.
For questions or concerns, please call City Manager, Adele Schirmer at 770-464-6901 or by email,

Make Christmas Brighter This Year for Social Circle Kids

City of Social Circle Fire Department Secret SantaThe City of Social Circle Fire Department is gearing up to for their annual Secret Santa program and they need your help!

You can help by donating cash (checks payable to Social Circle Secret Santa), donating new toys or volunteering to help stuff Santa’s sacks to prepare for delivery. Monetary donations can be dropped off at the Fire Department or at Pinnacle Bank. Donations of new toys may be dropped off at any time all year long at the Social Circle Fire Department.

Donations being accepted for the Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade

Mayors Christmas MotorcadeThe City of Social Circle will be doing its part to make the holiday season special for residents of Georgia’s hospitals serving persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs by participating in Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade program. The program, started by Georgia Municipal Association in 1959, relies on citizen participation to donate gifts for the patients, many of whom would not receive gifts or be recognized without this program. Donations will be accepted at the Police Department and the Welcome Center. Items are needed by Dec 5.

Gift List  |  More Information

For more information, please contact Jenny Watt,

Opportunities for Giving Locally

Social Circle City Hall Thanksgiving Food Drive

Join in the 2018 Social Circle City Hall Thanksgiving Food Drive to help families in need. Bring your donations between October 15 – November 16, 2018. Drop them off in the box located at City Hall.

Requested items include: Rice, pasta and sauces; canned fruits and vegetables; canned meats; peanut butter and jelly; baking products; any non-perishable items.



City of Social Circle Fire Department Secret SantaFire Department’s Secret Santa

Please support the Social Circle Fire Department’s Secret Santa by donating money (checks payable to Social Circle Secret Santa) or new toys.

Drop off new toys any time all year long at SC Fire Department. You can take monetary donations to the Fire Department or to Pinnacle Bank.




Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade

The Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade program relies on citizen participation to donate gifts for the patients of the state’s hospitals serving persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health. Donations will be accepted at the Welcome Center. For more information, see our web page.

Register Now for Social Circle Citizen Academy!

Want to learn more about the City? ‘

This is an interactive program that focuses on educating citizens about the City’s governmental operations. Elected officials and City staff will host unique and informative sessions designed to give a hands on inside look into City operations. You will learn about the City Advisory Committees and Commissions and get an inside look of the City Budget development process.

The class will meet the first Tuesday each month from November through May from 6 to 8 pm in the Community Room.

If you are interested in this program please complete the application. The program will be limited to 20 participants, and is anticipated to be offered annually.

For more information please contact Adele Schirmer, City Manager,, 770-464-6901.