News Line for Cornelia

Municipalities agree HMC debt takes SPLOST priority
A joint county/cities meeting March 25 saw across the board consensus Habersham Medical Center should be the recipient of funding from the proposed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax VI.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Possible Cornelia SPLOST projects listed
Only a couple of people attended Tuesday night's public hearing in Cornelia regarding the city's proposed projects for the proposed 1-cent sales tax to be voted on later this year.
Source: Access North Georgia

Water quality improvements could mean big bucks
There’s environmental green and dollar green, and both got heavy chatter at Thursday’s Lake Lanier Stakeholders meeting.
Source: Gainesville Times

Cornelia sets in motion eminent domain
During a brief called meeting Monday afternoon, the Cornelia City Commission voted to move forward with the acquisition of property it says is needed for the city's new reservoir through the use of eminent domain.
Source: Access North Georgia

Fieldale seeks road closures in Cornelia
Road congestion from Fieldale Farms Corporation trucks and employees may mean the closing of Wayside Street between Irvin Street and Fay Street, which border the company’s Cornelia chicken processing plant.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Cornelia presents employee longevity awards
The City of Cornelia recently presented employee longevity awards for years of service.
Source: Access North Georgia

Mt. Airy, Tallulah Falls, Cornelia projects focus of Archway meeting
Restoring the Mt. Airy schoolhouse, building a bridge over Tallulah Falls Lake and a market analysis of the downtown Cornelia area were the focus of presentations heard by the Archway Partnership Executive Committee during its regular meeting Dec. 4.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Cornelia purchasing vehicles, street repair equipment
The Cornelia City Commission voted Tuesday night to purchase three new vehicles and a piece of road repair equipment.
Source: Access North Georgia

Election changes political scene in some municipalities
Municipal elections produced a mixed bag of a little bit old, a little bit new across the county.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Skateboarder shares theory about recent Cornelia park damage
A number of skateboarders turned out for Tuesday night's Cornelia City Commission meeting after reading about damage to a Cornelia park they feel was blamed on them.
Source: Access North Georgia

Cornelia proceeds with purchase of former tractor dealership
The Cornelia City Commission voted Tuesday night to purchase the former Cornelia Tractor & Implement Co. building and land, located at 559 Wyly St., for $75,000.
Source: Access North Georgia

Local candidates respond to issues
To prepare voters for the upcoming Nov. 5 election, The Northeast Georgian submitted issue-based questions to candidates in contested municipal elections. In addition to responses, individuals were invited to share biographical information.
Source: Northeast Georgian