Two locals were presented with Certificates of Commendation during the event. Claxton Police Officer Gene McKinnon and Evans County Firefighter Tracy Beasley were presented the certificates by CPD Chief Dale Kirkland and ECFD Chief Andy Sikes.
Lieutenant Chris Moser was named Claxton Police Department’s (CPD) Officer of the Year and Karla Brown was named Communications Officer (dispatcher) of the Year for 2019, during the department’s second annual awards banquet held Friday night.
The cities of Claxton, Hagan and Bellville have released details about this year’s Halloween activities.
As previously reported, Claxton Mayor Terry Branch and City Council members are considering an ordinance mandating the use of masks or face coverings in public during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The main topic of discussion at Monday night’s Claxton City Council meeting was the possibility of a mask mandate.
The City of Claxton has earned the designation as a Certified City of Ethics.
Claxton’s Financial Director, Teresa Stewart, presented a $5.2 million balanced budget for the coming fiscal year 2021 to members of the city council last week.
Thanks to the philanthropy of a private donor who has committed to fund the project, plans are currently underway for construction of a new building to house the Claxton Police Department (CPD).
Mayor Terry Branch advised City Council members that a developer is considering Claxton as the location for a new Tractor Supply business. The developer has provided a proposed site plan, which he will present to Tractor Supply’s real estate committee on June 1.
Planted firmly in the focal point of downtown Clarkesville, Habersham County’s Killed in Action (KIA) Memorial is viewed by many as one of the city’s centerpieces.