The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.
Jan 28, 2022
Summary: Even if you believe you have what you need to rebuild, it's vital to register for assistance in the event of an unforeseen need later. Only those registered for assistance will be able to receive FEMA help.
Jan 26, 2022
Summary: U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell was joined by U.S. Representative Brett Guthrie, Bowling Green City Manager Jeff Meisel, Warren County Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon, Warren County Emergency Management Director Ronnie Pearson and many other local leaders today at the disaster recovery center.
Jan 21, 2022
Summary: The Bowling Green Fire Department is hiring. Applications will be accepted from Feb. 11 through March 18. Applicants are required to produce a Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification card by April 10.
Jan 18, 2022
Summary: Owners of storm-affected property within the Bowling Green city limits who need debris removal have until Feb. 7 to place that debris on the right of way.
Jan 12, 2022
Summary: It is important that anyone who is staying in temporary shelter - which may include hotels, a family or friend’s home, AirBNB or anything that is not their permanent residence - register with the Red Cross by Friday, Jan. 14.
Jan 12, 2022
Summary: Anyone affected by the Dec. 11 tornadoes must register with FEMA on or before Feb. 11. You can do this in person at the old Sears store inside Greenwood Mall from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can also register online and on the phone.
Jan 6, 2022
Summary: Fairview Cemetery gates will be closed to the public until all ice, snow and other debris causing unsafe conditions in the cemetery can be cleaned from the roads.
Jan 6, 2022
Summary: Due to the timing of the incoming Winter Storm and expected snowfalls, the BGStrong Disaster Resource Center co-located with FEMA at the Greenwood Mall will not open to the public today, 01/06/2022. Limited number of workers will remain working in ways that do not require the public to travel.
Jan 5, 2022
Summary: Bowling Green Public Works employees are prepping the roads for anticipated winter weather tomorrow. Operations employees have started pre-treating some roads to prevent winter precipitation from sticking to the roads.
Jan 4, 2022
Summary: Bowling Green/Warren County sustained severe damage and loss of life from the Dec. 11 tornadoes. IF YOU HAD STORM DAMAGE OR LOSS of any kind, YOU MUST REGISTER BY FEB. 11. For the latest, visit www.wearebgstrong.com or follow our social media. Last Updated - 6:30 p.m. 01/04/2022 DAY #25
Jan 1, 2022
Summary: Utility workers and others are responding to power outages, downed trees and other storm damage in the areas of Cave Mill Road, Shive Lane and Wall Street due to the Tornado Warning that expired at 12:15 pm today. #NewYearsDayStorms Jan 1, 2022 2:00 pm
Dec 31, 2021
Summary: Debris haulers contracted by your local governments will begin clearing some targeted commercial rights-of-way Saturday. This work will be along Broadway, the By-Pass and Russellville Road.
Dec 30, 2021
Summary: Let us take on the task of sorting and warehousing donations and your volunteers can either join us or come to us for whatever they need to serve the people your organization is serving.
Dec 29, 2021
Summary: Go bg Transit is offering free rides to storm-affected residents who need transportation to and from the disaster recovery center at the old Sears location in Greenwood Mall, to medical appointments or other necessary in-town travel.
Dec 28, 2021
Summary: The staging area for tornado volunteers is moving from the WKU Center for Research & Development (old Bowling Green Mall) to the disaster relief center at the former Sears location in Greenwood Mall effective Monday, Jan. 3. The current staging area and hours will remain in effect until Thursday.
Dec 22, 2021
Summary: The City's Board of Commissioners, with the support of the Bowling Green Independent School District, last night approved an emergency ordinance amending the property tax deadline to provide a 90 day extension. Tax deadline now will be March 31, 2022.
Dec 19, 2021
Summary: The roundabout at Nashville Road/US 31W Bypass and University/Loving Way will be closed Monday morning, December 20 beginning at 8:00 am until approximately 5:00 pm.
Dec 15, 2021
Summary: Find the latest details on City road closures and information. Roadways may need to be temporarily closed for debris, utilities, etc. This page is updated regularly.
Dec 14, 2021
Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation has partnered with the American Red Cross to raise money to help people in our community who are need due to the recent storms. All money raised will stay in this community.
Dec 14, 2021
Summary: As of Monday, December 13, 2021, there is a temporary stop on all building and electrical permit applications, unless they are directly related to storm damage repair. All contractors must be licensed.
Dec 9, 2021
Summary: Residents who live on or near Johnson Drive and Dennis Way are starting to see some big changes in walkability in their neighborhood as sidewalks are being built there.
Dec 2, 2021
Summary: For the first time ever during Downtown Lights Up, a holiday trolley will be making a continuous loop downtown between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. stopping at Park Row and State Street, Sixth Avenue and College Street and on Seventh Avenue between the downtown parking garage and Soky Ice Rink.
Nov 30, 2021
Summary: Paving is scheduled to occur later this week on College Street from Sixth Avenue to Spring Alley, Main Avenue from Center Street to College Street, and on Eighth Avenue from College Street to State Street to prepare for new asphalt to be paved.
Nov 24, 2021
Summary: City of Bowling Green Fairview Cemetery would like the public to be aware that a paving project is underway at Fairview Cemetery #1 and Mt. Moriah. The cleaning process has begun with intermittent road closures.
Nov 24, 2021
Summary: Residents of Bowling Green will notice a new dropbox located outside of the City Hall Annex located at 1017 College Street. The new dropbox is located in the same location as the previous one.
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