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  • Live View of Burke County Election Recount

    Posted: Nov 12, 2020
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  • November Commissioners Meeting to be on Facebook Live

    Posted: Nov 10, 2020
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  • Property Tax Rates to be Set on November 5th

    Posted: Oct 22, 2020
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    Five Year Millage History
    Five Year Millage History

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  • Pitch, Hit & Run on Tuesday October 20th!

    Posted: Oct 19, 2020
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    We wanted to let you know that there was a misprint on the date for the Pitch, Hit & Run. It will be held Tuesday, October 20th (previously listed as Monday, October 19th) at 6 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience! Registration for Pitch, Hit & Run and our Home Run Derby are open until Tuesday, October 20th! We have some great prizes planned for both events! If you have any questions, please call our office during office hours at 706-554-5210!

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  • Chamber to Host Local Candidates Forum - Thursday 2:00 PM

    Posted: Oct 14, 2020
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  • October Commissioners Meeting

    Posted: Oct 13, 2020
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  • Plant Vogtle to test outdoor sirens, Code Red system Oct. 15

    Posted: Oct 07, 2020
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    WHO: Georgia Power; Southern Nuclear; Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA); South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD); Local Emergency Management Agencies (EMAs) WHAT: Georgia Power, in conjunction with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and South Carolina Emergency Management Division, along with the county emergency management agencies will participate in the annual siren test to ensure residents around Plant Vogtle are aware of the sounds and messages that may be heard in the unlikely event of an emergency at Plant Vogtle. The test will include activating outdoor sirens in the 10-mile radius around the plant, and may also include a Code Red message sent to residents before the test. To sign up for Code Red, residents are asked to go to their local emergency management website and register to receive alerts. WHY: This annual test is part of the requirement to ensure the public is aware of the notification process in the event of an emergency declaration at Plant Vogtle, and is scheduled months in advance for planning purposes. WHEN: Thursday, October 15, 2020 7 p.m.

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