The Lula DDA is dedicated to bringing people and business to Downtown Lula. With this web page we will provide information about activities and events in Lula as well as support for our existing local businesses and new businesses as well. We hope you will join us by participating in these events and helping our Lula businesses to grow and thrive. Our town has easy access to Interstate Highways, rail, and airports. Sewer and water available on local properties.
There is always something
happening in Lula.
Saturday April 11, 2015, "Community Cleanup" 8AM , meet at Lula Railroad Depot.
May- June, Blooming In LULA, Contest and Celebration!
Monday May 4, 2015, "SPRING CLEANING PICK UP DAY"
Call City Hall for Details and Limits.
First Thursday in May. National Prayer Day. 12 noon in Veteran's Park
Saturday May 9, 2015, Some Gave All 5k Race 5 PM Rafe Banks Park. The events include a 5K road race beginning at 5:00pm and a 1 mile Freedom Run and Tot Trot at 6:00pm additional activities include a raffle, bouncy house for the children, face painting, rock wall, a US Army helicopter, military vehicles and displays, and much much more. Based on participation, we expect over 600 runners and as many as 2000 attendees. Contact: email@example.com for more information. All proceeds will benefit the Georgia National Guard Family Support Foundation in Memory of Major Kevin M. Jenrette.
Saturday May 16, 2015, Railroad DaysParade, 10AM followed by Festivities at the Lula Depot. Parade information 770-869-3801. Call now to reserve booth space. Booth information 770-540-9335
Monday May 25, 2015 Memorial Day , Veteran's Park. This year's keynote speaker is Congressman Doug Collins.
Saturday June 20, 2015 , 5th Annual Classic Car Show - Rafe Banks Park. Entry fee $20. No Judging, peoples choice, top 27 plus Presidents Choice. BEST CHEVY, BEST FORD, BEST MOPAR, BEST PONTIAC, BEST ROD, UNDER CONSTRUCTION, RAT ROD. Entertainment and food available. Proceeds used to enhance the City through the Historical Society. Entry information 706 677-2016.
September 26th, Fall Festival, Lula Train Depot, Theme is Arts and Craft, Children's Activities. 2014 was a huge success and we expect to expand this year. Contact Chris at 706-677-2016 for more information or to let us know you want to participate.
Join us Saturday, December 5th for ourChristmas Parade and Christmas in the Park. Get
your float ready for the parade and come visit Santa in
the Park. For Festival information call 706 677-2016. Parade information call 770-869-3801
Click on the NEWS AND EVENTS page to get more details.
We are always looking for new ideas and ways to
improve our community. Please drop us a letter or
e-mail with your comments and suggestions.
Lula Downtown Development Authority P.O. Box 99, Lula, Georgia 30554
Located in City Hall
6055 Main Street, Lula, Georgia 30554
Lula Activity and Plans
Street Scape 3 is complete. This improvement includes new Main Street sidewalks and correcting the drainage problems. Carter Alley has been paved. This is the area south of Athens Street to the Laundromat. Parallel parking has been provided in front of the buildings next to the sidewalks. Street Scape two is scheduled to start late summer or early fall. This is the area between Veteran's Park and City Hall. Street Scape 1 was the completion of Veteran's Park and sidewalk construction at the corner of Athens Street and Main Street
Rafe Banks Park has been leased from Hall County for fifty years. Hall County closed the park in a budget cut. Our City has taken control of the Park and is making improvements. The parking lot has been resurfaced and a walking trail is being constructed.
New businesses have come to town. 2 Graphics has moved into the newly renovated Adams Building. The Rusty Peacock has opened its doors on GA-365 between Ace Hardware and GA-52. The Logistics Company is expanding and looks to hire up to 100 new employees.
The Poole Building next to Veteran's Park is being renovated. The City is going to build public restrooms in the rear of the building with access to the park. This newly renovated building is for rent.
Kubota is building a new manufacturing plant in the industrial park south of town. They plan to hire up to 650 employees. This will have a positive effect on our community. Other developments in the same area are planned and will be announced in the near future .
Insulation Company is finishing a 10,000 square foot expansion in their building.
Sewage and water are now available along GA-365 in the Lula area. The City would like to see development in this area.
A number of older homes are now being upgraded and remodeled. Our city is coming alive!
We are taking bids to sandblast and repaint the caboose at the Depot.
The City is applying for a grant to build a nature trail and classroom in Rafe Banks Park.
Finish Street Scape 2, 4. 5. 6. and 7. Street Scape 2 has been funded by SPLOSH but the funds have not been released. We hope funds will be available in 2015. This project provides $250K for the construction of sidewalks and improvements including street lights and planters from Veteran's Park to City Hall.
Street Scape 4 thru 7 are hoped to be funded by the SPLOST tax. Because of the SPLOST tax the City has been able to operate without City Taxes.
Street scape 4 Finish sidewalks and improvements from City Hall to School.
Street Scape 5 Sidewalks and improvements from Main Street across railroad to our Depot.
Street scape 6 Sidewalks and improvements from Depot to Rafe Banks Park.
Street scape 7 Sidewalks and improvements along Maiden Lane to new entrance to Park.
SPLOST has been approved and Lula anticipates revenues of almost two million dollars. These funds will be used for:
Roads, streets and trails $600,000;
Water and sewer infrastructure $1,000,000;
Park and street scape $300,000.
Businesses in Lula
A number of new businesses have opened in Lula recently. Check them out and support our local businesses. Go to Business Directory page on this site.
Lula Train Depot located at Main Street and Athens Street. The building has almost 2000 sq ft of interior space with full kitchen, wrap around porch. The large seating area is available for $100 a day. Use of kitchen additional $25. Use of outdoor stage area additional $25. 770-540-9335 https://www.facebook.com/pages/lula-train-depot-770-540-9335/208082879360899.
Foothills Community Room 6102 Banks Street next to Lula Pharmacy. Seating for 80+ Great for parties, showers, Dinners, family reunions. 678-316-3720 www.facebook.com/foothillscommunityroom
Jaemor Barn RentalGA-365 at Jaemor Farms Road. Seating up to 225. weddings, family reunions and much more. Call Judah or Stephanie at 770-869-3999. Visit www.jaemorfarms.com.
Maggie's Corner 1585 Hickory Flat Road. Dinner seating up to 80. 150 capacity. Company parties, weddings, reunions, family gatherings. 706-677-0094. www.maggiescorner.com.
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