• Crosswalk median causes concern in Hiawassee

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    Residents urged to “give it a minute” by Mayor Ordiales Mayor Liz Ordiales of Hiawassee is urging residents upset about the new medians at the crosswalk to “give it a minute” before forming an opinion. “The intent was to prevent accidents,” Ordiales said in reference to the crosswalk at the Chatuge Regional Hospital. She said […]

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  • Hiawassee passes budget, will resume normal water billing

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    Hiawassee’s city county approved a $3.36 million budget at Monday’s called session, prior to their work session. They also heard an update from the mayor about the water billing process, which will resume normal operations in July, fluoride resolutions, and discussion about signage at parking lots. Budget The Hiawassee City Council approved the $3.363.350 budget. […]

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  • Hiawassee raises wholesale water rate, gets COVID-19 updates

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    The City of Hiawasee approved changing the wholesale water rate to $4.12 per 1,000 gallons in a short regular meeting on Tuesday night. Mayor Liz Ordiales did say Georgia Department of Health numbers seem to indicate COVID-19 numbers were dropping and expressed hope that the state would soon be back to business as usual. Hiawassee […]

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  • Hiawassee City Hall to re-open June 1 court resumes June 8

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    City Hall to re-open June 1 with restrictions Hiawassee City Hall plans to re-open June 1 with measures in place to keep the environment safe. The front door will be unlocked, but the second set of doors will remain locked. When someone enters, a city employee will open the second set of doors to take […]

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  • City of Hiawassee sets public hearing on budget for May 26

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    In their Tuesday night meeting, the Hiawassee City Council approved holding a public hearing for the proposed budget during a work session on the same day as the public hearing on May 26. They will have a second reading and vote on the budget on June 2 at 6 p.m. To see the meeting agenda, […]

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  • Hiawassee City Council considers ways to get resident input on budget

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    The Hiawassee City Council discussed ways to allow resident input amid  Governor Brian Kemp’s continued shelter in place on the proposed budget at Monday’s city council meeting. The regular city council meetings have been held via Facebook live since the shelter in place order went into effect. “We’re looking for ways to present the budget […]

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