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Columbia County library wants break from region

Next summer could well mark a new chapter in the life of the Columbia County Library.A proposal presented to the county's Community and Emer­gency Services committee Tuesday cleared the way for the library, which includes the main facility in Evans and the Euchee Creek and Harlem branches, to separate from the East Central Geor­gia Regional Library and become the hub for a new regional system.
Assembly plants are a top, but elusive, prize

...multicounty industrial park. "Looking at the counties involved, they're the poorest counties in the state," said Warren County Commission Chairman John Graham. His county, along with Talia-ferro, Hancock, Glascock, Wilkes, Lincoln and McDuffie...
Courthouse shuts down for face lift

...plans. "I didn't want to see the courthouse changed, originally," said Bobby W. Johnson, chairman of Warren County Commission. "It's a beautiful courthouse. We could've added on, but it would've had to go outside the original...
Waste transfer ending

...about 40 tractor-trailer loads still down there, and they tell me it'll all be gone in two weeks," said Warren County Commission Chairman Bobby Johnson. D&H Rail Services had been running the transfer station, a 20,000-square-foot...
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...two county commissioners. Milledge Samuels Jr. filed his lawsuit last year in U.S. District Court against Warren County Commission Chairman Bobby Johnson and Commissioner Carolyn Ebron, alleging their actions amounted to blackballing him from...
Auto parts facility to close for the automotive industry, closes later this month. "They just needed more volume of business," Warren County Commission Chairman John Graham said. Owners of the 135,000-square-foot facility at 975 Thomson Highway in Warrenton...
Water problem closes Warren schools today

...800 residents and businesses in the city limits of Warrenton without water services for more than 14 hours.Warren County Commission Chairman John Graham said the break was detected between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Monday and that crews immediately...
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City strives to enhance its historical features

...has of value for tourism. To keep our downtown vital, we need to have a reason for people to come to town," Warren County Commission Chairman John Graham said. The county received a $4,800 Georgia Heritage Grant for a feasibility study that...
Warren Co. lawbreakers?

...lose vital state funding to which they've contributed and are entitled. Shockingly, this is exactly what the Warren County Commission is doing. It's so outrageous that three mayors -- Linda Gravitt of Camak, David Harper of Norwood, Ed Ricketson...
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Garbage left in building

...D & H Rail Services, directing that the trash be removed, Mr. Bishop said. There has been no response. Warren County Commission Chairman Bobby Johnson said the transfer station owner, Harold Vines of Leachville, Ark., had good intentions...