City of Griffin revising downtown planter box design and placement

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The city of Griffin’s downtown Living Centers Initiative design is being revised with the replacement of some its large planter boxes. “Hill and Taylor (streets) are the only ones being redone,” said City Manager Kenny Smith. “If you’ll recall, one of the planter boxes got hit by a vehicle. They’re just […]

Tractor trailer wreck blocks downtown traffic; city manager predicts ongoing problems

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Downtown traffic came to a standstill at the intersection of Hill and Taylor streets Wednesday afternoon when a tractor trailer struck a brick planter that constructed as part of the city of Griffin Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) project. Griffin Police Department Chief Mike Yates said traffic was obstructed while waiting for […]