A land swap that pertains to a Conservation Use Valuation Act exemption is legal but the owners want that in writing. Chuck Scott, who is swapping two lots of 3.46 acres of land with Bowen Jones now that the land in question is zoned agricultural, asked for the Lamar County tax assessors to put their decision on that in writing for future boards to see. [Full Story »]
Milner’s $31.9% water loss in August turned into a 5.7% gain in September after the abnormal use was attributed to a time lapse in reading the master meter that leads in from Barnesville and regular meter readings. They are on separate billing cycles.
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This female yellow lab mix puppy was rescued from a roaming coyote this morning in the parking lot of the Lamar County Sheriff's Office. To claim her or to provide information on her owners please call the Sheriff's Office at 770-358-5159.
Louise Lovejoy Jackson’s family has been joined by another group of people who love her -- the staff at Heritage Inn of Barnesville.
“It’s an honor to be able to work with the oldest person here,” says Jana Whatley, an LPN who is with Mrs. Jackson almost daily
A resident for about a year, Mrs. Jackson is described by several other staff members as sweet, patient and fond of the facility’s two pets, Molly the dog and Gracie the cat. Whatley said, “she really livens up” when she sees the puppy and kitten.
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Barnesville city council has approved its $14,026,820 budget for 2012-13 with a millage rate of 4.136. Council also adjusted the 2011-12 budget so that actual revenue matches exact expenditures. [Full Story »]