Tags: construction

Athens-Clarke County Sees Increase in Single-Family Housing Permits

During the housing boom of the mid-2000s, Athens-Clarke County received hundreds of single-family new construction permits yearly. As the housing crisis swept the nation, these numbers dropped drastically to levels below 100. Now, over the course of the past couple of years, the county has seen an increase in these permits yet again, and as…

Full Barrow County Work Schedule

The Barrow County work schedule includes: •March 5-14 — Etheridge Road, Mt. Moriah Road (both tracks), Auburn-County Line Road (both tracks), Parks Mill Road (both tracks) and Carl-Cedar Hill Road (both tracks) in Auburn and Carl. •March 19-28 — Deer Trail Run, Bankhead Highway (both tracks), Horton Street (both tracks), Beulah Street (both tracks). South…

An update on Oglethorpe County’s ‘black hole’

By Abby Jessen The uproar among Oglethorpe County citizens that led to the gym being referred to as a ‘black hole’ is quieter as construction moves forward on the Oglethorpe County High School gym. Director of System Operations Cindi Lowe and Construction Manager Malcom Bryan give an update on the modernization project and explain what will go into…