News Line for Yatesville

Yatesville in need of new water source
The City of Yatesville may soon need to start buying water from Lamar County, if a solution to their drying up city wells is not found.
Source: Thomaston Times

Yatesville cited by EPD a year later for sampling a day early
One day. That’s all it was. The City of Yatesville sent in a water sample on July 31, 2013, rather than August 1, 2013, and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is citing them for being in violation, forcing the city to mail out notifications to its water customers that they missed sampling the water for one month a year ago.
Source: Thomaston Times

Yatesville considering crosses w/flags to honor military on Veterans Day
The City of Yatesville may soon be honoring its veterans in a different way. At the Yatesville City Council meeting on June 9, Mayor Cecil Moncrief mentioned driving through Hampton on Memorial Day weekend and seeing hundreds of white crosses, with the names of veterans on them and American flags on top of them, lining the streets in Hampton.
Source: Thomaston Times

Yatesville City Council approves 2014-2015 budget
By a vote of 4-0, the Yatesville City Council approved its 2014-2015 budget at its May meeting. The total of the main budget is $245,271.00, while the total of the water/wastewater budget is $76,413.00.
Source: Thomaston Times

Yatesville buys ‘new’ bush hog
After a discussion about what size bush hog they need, the Yatesville City Council approved purchasing a relatively new John Deere five-foot bush hog for $995.
Source: Thomaston Times

Yatesville making sure citizens have water during power outages
The Yatesville City Council is trying to make sure the next time there is a major weather event like the ice storm in February, that residents are not without water
Source: Thomaston Times

Yatesville Library reopening soon
Hopefully the Yatesville Public Library will reopen soon. The library has been closed since early January when an extreme freeze caused water pipes in the attic to burst, raining water down on the books, walls and carpeting in the library.
Source: Thomaston Times

Yatesville will hold election May 20
For the first time in who knows how long, the City of Yatesville will actually hold an election to fill a vacant position on its City Council.
Source: Thomaston Times