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The Future of the Winterville Auditorium
The City of Winterville invites the public to attend a virtual, drop-in, input session via Zoom from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6 to discuss how that venue can serve the community.
UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government will facilitate the discussion with the goal of developing a strategic plan for the operation and use of the Winterville Auditorium. Please join the conversation while we talk about the future of this historic facility.
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We are watching Hurricane Sally and stand ready.
Equipment has been checked out and fuel has been topped off. We expect heavy rainfall over the next few days so be careful if you must travel.
The concern during this type of storm centers around the softening ground and the large trees throughout the city. Be mindful and alert to this concern as you shelter inside your home.
The Winterville Volunteer Fire Department, Winterville PD, Public Works and I will all be on call and ready to help you in case of emergency. We will open the Community Center for anyone who becomes displaced from their home or is in need of shelter from this storm.
Dodd I. Ferrelle, Mayor
Just a quick update that small business emergency grant programs (JDA & Northeast Georgia Business Alliance) and emergency loans (JDA) are still open for Athens-Clarke County small businesses to apply. For quick reference, links with more information are below.
JDA web site: https://sites.google.com/view/jda-acc-winterville
Northeast Georgia Business Alliance web site: https://negafoundation.org
Thank you all so much for helping share this information as widely as possible,
Ilka McConnell, CEcD
Economic Development Director
Athens-Clarke County Unified Government
Winterville Auditorium Public Input Session
Monday September 14, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
The City of Winterville invites the public to attend an input session from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, September 14 in the Winterville Auditorium to discuss how that venue can serve the community.
The Carl Vinson Institute of Government will facilitate the discussion with the goal of developing a strategic plan for the operation and use of the Winterville Auditorium. Please come with your masks and plan to socially distance while we talk about the future of this historic facility.
Part 3 in a series of Winterville, Georgia focused videos, Mayor Dodd Ferrelle shares how he rediscovered his love for music, the arts and performing through his public service. Through music, he’s found a way to help rebuild the Winterville Auditorium, establish a new revenue stream for the city he loves, and partner with the Fox Theatre Institute to accomplish this feat.
Video filmed, edited and produced by Scott Duvall of Jawavi Films https://jawavifilms.com
Special Thanks goes out to: The Fox Theatre and the Fox Theatre Institute https://www.foxtheatre.org/fox-theatre-institute
The City of Winterville
Additional footage provided by: Jennifer Cooper & Mike Melia | Cooperworks Inc. http://cooperworks-inc.com
Matt Brewster | Marigold Solutions https://www.marigoldsolutions.co
FEBRUARY 27, 2017 – The Winterville Design Guidelines Charrette took place February 24th through 26th in the Historic Train Depot. UGA students and professors from the College of Environment and Design spent tthree days in our city and conducted an intense look into our vision for a “screen door community.” The official presentation will be scheduled soon. All citizens are encouraged to attend. Community Workshops will be held soon after the presentation so that we can begin prioritizing the exciting work that lies ahead.