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Auctioning Seized Property To Fight Drug Crime

The Oglethorpe County Board of Commissioners is auctioning off  property from various drug seizures by the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s department. People can be bid on online at GovDeals.com, a site that provides services to various government agencies that want to sell surplus or confiscated items over the internet. Items can also be viewed in person at 882 Athens Rd, Crawford, Georgia 30630. The money earned from selling these items will help fund the purchase of equipment and training for the employees of the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Department. Oglethorpe County Sheriff…

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Northeast Georgia upcoming county meetings

By Jordynn Abernathy Here are upcoming government meetings around Northeast Georgia this week: ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY November 3oth: Mayor and Commissioner Meeting @ 5:30 p.m. December 1st: Board of Elections Meeting from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.; Mayor and Commissioner Meeting – Regular Session @ 7 p.m. December 2nd: Mayor and Commissioners Meeting – Site Selection Committee @ 6 p.m. December 3rd: Planning Commission – Agenda Review from 6:15 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Plans Review Meeting from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. JACKSON COUNTY December 3rd: Board of Adjustment Meeting @ 6:30 p.m. December 7th: Board of Commissioners Meeting…

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New A-CC city manager search will begin after holidays

By Richard Banton The search for a new Athens-Clarke city manager will begin after Christmas and the process may take some time. Mayor Nancy Denson plans to appoint an interim city manager before Alan Reddish retires in February and then will begin the process of finding a permanent replacement. Reddish said that during his hiring process in 2001 several candidates met with commissioners before the mayor named him the formal nominee. Legally, the commission must vote to confirm the nomination. Mayor Denson said Monday that she will look for a…

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