News Line for Demorest

Demorest seeking to collect $385,000-plus water bill
With the city of Demorest’s metaphorical wallet narrowed by nearly $1 million due to delinquent tax/water bills, city personnel are again pursuing payment on as many unpaid accounts as it can.
Source: Northeast Georgian

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

Demorest, other local governments examining solar power for 2014
The city of Demorest may be taking a step into the solar energy future.
Source: Northeast Georgian

Demorest delays approving contracted positions
On the recommendation of Mayor Rick Austin, the Demorest City Council Monday night postponed until February reappointing several contracted positions.
Source: Access North Georgia

New mayor, council members take oaths in Demorest
For the first time in several decades, Demorest has a new mayor.
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

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