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Troup County GA reviewing sign code.

The Lagrange Daily News reports that Troup County, Georgia will vote on a 90 day sign moratorium on March 21.  The moratorium will give the County Commissioners time to consider whether to permit digital and electronic billboards and what changes are necessary to the sign code to comply with Reed v Gilbert. Insider’s take:  It’s amazing how many communities still have sign codes susceptible to a Reed v Gilbert challenge.  The outdated codes contain multiple sign classifications (e.g. yard signs, […]

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Company of the Day: Boardworks

Company: Boardworks Markets: Georgia Headquarters: 3500 Lenox Road, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA  30326 Phone: 404-223-1161 Email: Boardworks operates an outdoor advertising plant in Atlanta.  The company was started in June 1989 by Larry Roberts.  The company has an outstanding website which placed first in the Billboard Insider 2015 website ranking and 2nd in the Billboard Insider 2017 website ranking.  The company has 10 remaining billboards in the Atlanta area after selling a group of premier Atlanta billboards in September […]

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Conner Poe of OAAG Is Moving On

Many of you have heard that Conner Poe, President of the Outdoor Advertising Association of Georgia, is stepping down and has accepted a position with Norfolk Southern Railroad as their Resident Vice President of Government Affairs.   Insider caught up with Conner to ask him a few questions about his time with OAAG and what is coming next for him. Conner, how long was your tenure with the OAAG? I started in August 2007. Any accomplishment you are most proud of? […]

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Gainesville Georgia Considers Amended Billboard Rules

Access WDUN reports that Hall County Georgia and Gainesville Georgia are considering amended billboard regulations.    Key provisions include: Update illumination standards. A provision which requires 3 square feet of existing billboard area to be removed for every square foot of space which is converted to a digital billboard. No new billboard locations in Gainesville. Insider’s take: The conversion plan appears reasonable.   Takedown ratios of 2:1 to 4:1 seem to be the norm for most digital sign conversion regulations. […]

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OAAG Annual Convention – October 5-7

The Outdoor Advertising Association of Georgia will hold its Annual Convention on October 5-7, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency on Riverstreet in Savannah, Georgia.  The convention will provide attendees with the most recent trends and developments in the outdoor advertising industry along with the opportunity to network with peers involved in the industry.                                                                                                                        The convention will provide an opportunity for our associate members to showcase their products through our sponsorship offerings, large exhibition hall and our annual associate member […]

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OAAG Supporting Law Enforcement

The Outdoor Advertising Association of Georgia has made the news recently with their efforts to show support for local law enforcement.  Insider had the opportunity to interview Conner Poe, OAAG President, about the program. Tell us a little about how the program got started? The Board of the OAAG is always looking for ways to use our medium to show our appreciation for those in our state who we partner with to make the state a safer place, i.e. GEMA, GBI, […]

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