• City Council Approves COVID-19 State of Emergency Ordinance

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    ELLIJAY, Ga. – The Ellijay City Council voted unanimously to approve their COVID-19 State of Emergency Ordinance during the virtual meeting held on Wednesday, March 25, 2019, following the rest of the local governments in taking action against the spread of the virus. The ordinance will be in effect for 14 days following the passing, […]

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  • HPC Approves Sliding Glass Walls at Upcoming Roof Top Bar

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – The Ellijay Historic Preservation Commission approved a sliding glass wall for Ellijay’s upcoming roof top bar, “The Roof”, during their meeting held on Monday, January 10, 2020. The main purpose of these sliding glass walls is simply security, according to property owner Matt Bond. The doors are intended to keep people from […]

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  • Firefighters put out Coosawattee brush fire

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – Firefighters in Gilmer Counter worked to put out a fast-moving brush fire in the Coosawattee River Resort on Thursday, January 9, 2020 around 3 pm, with command terminating at 5:20 pm. ***TRAVEL ALERT – There is a brush fire and structure fire at 180 Pacer Court inside Coosawattee River Resort, approximately 3.5 […]

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  • City Council Denies 2019 On Premise Consumption License Fee Refund for The Roof Ellijay, Approves Other Consumption License Renewals.

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – The Ellijay City Council denied an on premise consumption license fee refund for The Roof Ellijay, approves four on premise consumption license renewals, one off premise consumption license renewal, and re-appointed Josh Moyers to the Downtown Development Authority during their meeting held on Monday, December 16, 2019. Because The Roof Ellijay is […]

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  • Ellijay’s 1935 Chrysler Dealership Building to Receive Rooftop Deck

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – Regarding the renovations to Ellijay’s 1935 Chrysler Dealership Building located at 11 College Street by Alpha Group Enterprises (AGE), it became known to Fetch Your News that the building will be receiving a new rooftop deck during the Historic Preservation Committee meeting held on Monday, November 11, 2019. The deck will not […]

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  • BoE Presents Teacher of the Year Awards

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – The Gilmer County Board of Education presented their Teacher of the Year awards during their work session held on Monday, October 21, 2019. For Clear Creek Elementary School, Coach Hollie Kiker, employee of the physical education department for seven years. Kiker was described by her coworkers as “energetic, actively involved in every […]

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  • Upcoming roof top bar gets name, receives approval for elevator.

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – The upcoming roof top bar will be fittingly called “The Roof” according to property owner Matt Bond, and the slogan will be “Eat, Drink, and View!” During their meeting held on Monday, September 9, 2019, the Gilmer County Historic Preservation Committee unanimously approved an elevator for the building. This elevator will be […]

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  • Office of Planning&Zoning Approves Six Land Use Ordinance Amendments

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – During the Gilmer County Planning & Zoning meeting held on Thursday, July 18, 2019, the board discussed the following land use ordinance amendments. Consideration of Application to Amend Gilmer County Land Use Ordinance (Variance Request) 1. Consideration of Land Use Change (Variance Request) Applicant Name: Richard Sanfilippo Owner Name: Richard D., Samantha […]

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  • Harrison Park Calendar of Events

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – The Harrison Park Advisory Board discussed their calendar of upcoming events during their meeting on Thursday, July 11, 2019. The events are as follows: Saturday, August 31, 2019 … Saturday, September 14, 2019 … Saturday, September 28, 2019: Movies in the Park. 7:30 pm on all three days. Free to the public. […]

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  • Tax Assessors Roll Back Decision on Elderly Tax Exemption Changes

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – The Gilmer County Board of Tax Assessors voted to roll back their recent decision on House Bill 1383, which was given the green light during their meeting held on Thursday, June 20, 2019. This bill ultimately determines what structures on a property are exempt for those 65 years of age or older […]

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  • Office of Planning&Zoning Examines Eight Land Use Ordinance Amendments

    ELLIJAY, Ga. – During the Gilmer County Planning & Zoning meeting held on Thursday, June 20, 2019, the board discussed the following land use ordinance amendments. Consideration of Application to Amend Gilmer County Land Use Ordinance (Variance Request) 1. Consideration of Land Use Change (Variance Request) Applicant name: Candis H. Naquin & Bruce E. Post […]

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