2018-12-05 / Front Page

County meeting...

The Early County Board of Commissioners held their December board meeting Dec. 3 at the Theater.

The board had several board appointments on the agenda to consider.

The commissioners appointed Spencer Mueller to the Airport Authority and reappointed board member LaDon Durham. They reappointed Jack Tedder and Deborah Murkerson to the Board Of Elections. They reappointed Freddie Speight to the South Georgia Regional Council and appointed Jack Sanders to the Tax Assessor’s Board. They postponed an appointment to the Recreation Board to the January meeting.

They renewed alcoholic beverage licenses for The Store, The Log Cabin Restaurant and Jakin West.

During Spencer Mueller’s administrator’s report he reported that Courthouse paint project has been completed. He also reported over 175,000 cubic yards of storm damage debris had already been removed during round one of the removal project .

He noted that due to the wet conditions the Flat Creek disposal site had been temporarily closed and all debris was being take to the industrial park disposal site.

He also reiterated that there would be no burning — all the debris would be chipped.

For the second straight year, Phillip Law was drawn as the winner of $100 from among employees who had gotten their flu shots.

During the public comment session, the commissioners heard complaints about road conditions on Reese Road and Rock Bluff Road. Travis Wimbush asked the commissioners about an incident during which E911 received over 30 calls from the same location during an incident during which “a woman lost her life,” also inquiring why “it took an ambulance 25 minutes to arrive on the scene.”

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