Oak Park Still Suffering from Fmr. Clerk’s IRS Delinquency Blunder

It’s been more than a year since the city clerk at the center of the City of Oak Park’s financial woes resigned from her post, but the issues continue to linger and the City now owes more to the IRS than it did in 2018.

Claxton Council Tables Lease Agreement with the Chamber of Commerce

Despite having already been executed by the mayor, the Claxton City Council voted Monday night to table a consideration to enter into a lease agreement with the Claxton-Evans Chamber of Commerce. 

Claxton to Raise Property Taxes 40.5%

The Claxton City Council voted Monday night to set a tentative millage rate which would reflect a property tax increase of just over 40%. Claxton...

How Do Other Counties & Cities Fund Chambers of Commerce?

AllOnGeorgia examined the operating budgets, Chamber of Commerce appropriations, and development authority appropriations of 40 cities and counties of comparable size and in areas where more resources are available. 

Effingham Commissioners to Vote on Fire Services Agreement with Guyton

The Effingham County Board of Commissioners will vote Tuesday on whether or not the county will formally enter into an agreement with the City...

Chamber Funding Request Denied by Evans Co. Commissioners

The Evans County Board of Commissioners* denied a funding request from the Claxton-Evans County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night during a meeting called specifically...

Chamber of Commerce Asks Evans Commissioners for $19K+

The amount is more than the Commissioners allocate to the county economic development authority. Tax dollars would fund 43% of the Chamber’s total annual budget.

RUNDOWN: Evans Commission Meeting – September 3, 2019

Here's a rundown of what happened at the most recent Evans County Commission meeting:

RUNDOWN: Claxton City Council Meeting – September 3, 2019

Summary from the Claxton City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. The meeting was moved to Tuesday due to the...

Updates to City Policy Could Negatively Impact Current Claxton Employees

A proposed change to the City of Claxton’s Personnel Policy could negatively impact current employees who have accrued a substantial amount of vacation time...